Data Management Policy
Information Resources and Technology Management

Policy Type: Federal Law or Directive
Title: Freedom of Information Act
Brief Description: The FOIA grants anyone the right to access any DOI records unless DOI reasonably foresees that the release of the information would harm a protected interest or falls under one of the nine exemptions.
Data Management Relevance: The public and other researchers have the right to all research data upon request.
Effective Date: 7/5/1967


Policy Type: Federal Law or Directive
Title: Clinger-Cohen Act of 1966
Brief Description: Rules for information technology acquisition and management (primarily for hardware and software)
Data Management Relevance: Agencies must track their information technology spending and manage its assets.
Effective Date: 11/28/2000


Policy Type: Federal Law or Directive
Title: E-Government Act of 2002
Brief Description: The purpose of the E-Gov Act is to improve the methods by which Government information, including information on the Internet, is organized, preserved, and made accessible to the public.
Data Management Relevance: Provides guidance and structure for sharing government information on the Internet.
Effective Date: 12/17/2002


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