OMB outlines e-gov reporting requirements

The Office of Management and Budget is following its own collect-once-and-use-many mantra for the fiscal 2005 report to Congress on the E-Government Act of 2002.

OMB is asking agencies for two additional items on top of the information they already provided under the Federal Information Security Management Act report, and on each agency's progress under the human capital category of the President's Management Agenda.

In a memo to CIOs late last month, OMB detailed the specific requirements. Reports are due to OMB Oct. 21.

Agencies must provide a two-page summary of the implementation of the E-Gov Act, including a description of an internal, agency-specific e-government initiative. The second item describes the process by which the agency determines what information will be made available on the Internet and by other nonelectronic means.

To read the memo, go to and enter 476 in the

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