S. 803, E-government Act of 2001: Hearing Before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session on S. 803, to Enhance the Management and Promotion of Electronic Government Services and Processes by Establishing a Federal Chief Information Officer Within the Office of Management and Budget, and by Establishing a Broad Framework of Measures that Require Using Internet-based Information Technology to Enhance Citizen Access to Government Information and Services, and for Other Purposes, July 11, 2001

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Page 122 - Congress created the Bureau of the Budget (now the Office of Management and Budget) to review the morass of agency budgetary information and to approve agency budget requests.
Page 380 - There is hereby established at the seat of Government of the United States a Department of Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 371 - Congress hereby affirms that library and information services adequate to meet the needs of the people of the United States are essential to achieve national goals and to utilize most effectively the Nation's educational resources and that the Federal Government will cooperate with State and local governments and public and private agencies in assuring optimum provision of such services.
Page 324 - 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
Page 123 - The mission of the association is to shape and influence forces affecting the future of research libraries in the process of scholarly communication. The ARL programs and services promote equitable access to, and effective use of, recorded knowledge in support of teaching, research, scholarship, and community service.
Page 353 - In the private sector, customers generally expect e-businesses to be up and running 24 hours a day. 7 days a week, providing smooth, efficient transactions without significant delays.
Page 383 - Congress on the implementation of national policy by such statements, presentations, and reports as it deems appropriate ; (2) conduct studies, surveys, and analyses of the library and informational needs of the Nation, including the special library and informational needs of...
Page 371 - ... appraise the adequacies and deficiencies of current library and information resources and services and evaluate the effectiveness of current library and information science programs; (4) develop overall plans for meeting national library and informational needs and for the coordination of activities at the Federal, State, and local levels, taking into consideration all of the library and informational resources of the Nation to meet those needs...
Page 1 - DECEMBER 6, 2001 US SENATE, COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, Washington, DC. The Committee met, pursuant to notice, at 9:08 am, in room SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Hon.

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