Electronic Collection and Dissemination of Information by Federal Agencies: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, April 29, June 26, and October 18, 1985

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Page 456 - For purposes of this section, the term "agency" as defined in section 551(1) of this title includes any executive department, military department, Government corporation, Government controlled corporation, or other establishment in the executive branch of the Government (including the Executive Office of the President), or any independent regulatory agency.
Page 22 - Commission is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, the Investment Company Act of 1940, and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
Page 547 - A popular Government, without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy; or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Page 123 - Increasing number of government agenclea are creating Information which Is only available for distribution In an electronic format. In order for libraries, specifically depository libraries, to be able to provide Information In this format to the general public, It nuat become a part of the depository library program.
Page 125 - It promotes uniform fee schedules among agencies which could recover reasonable processing costs in addition to the current search and copying costs, and could keep half the fees to offset costs. The public interest fee waiver would be clarified. Many of the substantive and procedural changes proposed by the Senate to the FOIA are controversial. Rep. Glenn English (D-OK), Chair of the House Government Operations Subcommittee on Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture, has indicated that...
Page 336 - The purpose underlying any trade-mark statute is twofold. One is to protect the public so it may be confident that, in purchasing a product bearing a particular trade-mark which it favorably knows, it will get the product which it asks for and wants to get. Secondly, where the owner of a trade-mark has spent energy, time, and money in presenting to the public the product, he is protected in his investment from its misappropriation by pirates and cheats.
Page 452 - In the process of governing, the Government should not compete with its citizens. The competitive enterprise system, characterized by individual freedom and initiative, is the primary source of national economic strength. In recognition of this principle, it has been and continues to be the general policy of the Government to rely on commercial sources to supply the products and services the Government needs.
Page 113 - (6) to ensure that the collection, maintenance, use and dissemination of information by the Federal Government is consistent with applicable laws relating to confidentiality, including section 552a of title 5, United States Code, known as the Privacy Act. " 3502. Definitions "As used in this chapter — "(1) the term 'agency...
Page 451 - Paperwork Burden on the Public, which implements other sections of the Paperwork Reduction Act dealing with controlling the reporting and recordkeeping burden placed on the public. In addition, this Circular revises and consolidates policy and procedures in five existing OMB directives and rescinds these directives. A-71— Responsibilities for the Administration and Management of Automatic Data Processing Activities Transmittal Memorandum No.
Page 478 - Responsibilities for the Maintenance of Records about Individuals by Federal Agencies A-121— Cost Accounting. Cost Recovery, and Interagency Sharing of Data Processing Facilities OMB is currently engaged in an effort to rewrite these Circulars.

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