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Has the pace slackened?
in the House: Has the pace slackened?
Before taking control of the full House
Government Reform Committee reins in January 2003, Chairman Tom Davis (R-Va.)
was the chairman the Government Reform Subcommittee on Technology and
Procurement Policy. Between 2001 and 2002, he held 21 hearings on IT and related
In 2003 and 2004, IT oversight remained
at the subcommittee level, with Rep. Adam Putnam (R-Fla.) chairing the
Government Reform Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy,
Intergovernmental Relations and the Census. He held 22 hearings related to IT
during those years.
Last year, David moved IT oversight to
the full committee, and held eight hearings on IT and related matters. He's
held four so far this year. A list the hearing during those years follows.Government
Reform Subcommittee on Technology and Procurement Policy; Davis as chairman:
22: Telework Policies
3: Enterprisewide Strategies for Managing Information Resources and
26: FTS 2001: How and Why Transition Delays Have Decreased Competition and
22: Next Steps in Service-Acquisition Reform: Learning from the Past,
Preparing for the Future
28: Best Services at the Lowest Price: Moving Beyond A Black and White
Discussion of Outsourcing
17: Toward Greater Public-Private Collaboration in Research and Development
31: Public Service for the 21st Century: Innovative Solutions for the
Federal Government's Technology Workforce Crisis
6: Toward a Telework-Friendly Government Workplace
4: Transforming the IT and Acquisition Workforce
1: Moving Forward with Service Acquisition Reform
14: Battling Bioterrorism: Why Time Information Sharing Between Local,
State, and Federal Governments is the Key to Protecting Public Health.
26: Acquiring Private Sector Solutions to Public Sector Problems
7: Service Acquisition Reform Act
21: Turning the Tortoise into the Hare: How the Federal Government Can
Transition from Old Economy Speed to Become a Model for E-Government
11: Making Sense of Procurement's Alphabet Soup: How Purchasing Agencies
Chose Between FSS and FTS
25: Ensuring the Safety of Our Federal Workforce: GSA's Use of Technology
to Secure Federal Buildings
10: Intellectual Property and Government Research
and Development for Homeland Security
7: Coordinating Information Sharing and Homeland Security
9: Helping State and Local Governments Move at New Economy Speed: Adding
Flexibility to the Federal IT Grant Process
18: E-Government Act
1: Ensuring Coordination, Reducing Redundancy: A Review of OMB's Freeze on
IT Spending at Homeland Security Agencies
Government Reform Subcommittee on
Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and the Census;
Putnam as chairman.
3: E-Government Initiatives: Are We Headed in the Right Direction?
25: Data Mining
29: Federal Grants Management Progress Report
6: Can the Use of Factual Data Analysis Strengthen National Security?
10: Geospatial Information: Report on Improving the Nation's Data
24: Cyber Security: Status of the Federal Information Security Management
20: Science of Voting Machine Technology, Accuracy, Reliability and Security
9: Advancements in Smart Card and Biometric Technology
, Viruses': How Do We Keep the Nation's Computers Safe?
23: Achieving E-Government Results at the Office of Personnel Management
3: Federal IT Investment Management, Strategic Planning
16: One Year Into FISMA
24: E-Government: Progress Report on Successes and Challenges
30: Telecommunications and SCADA: Secure Links of Open Portals To the
Security of Our Nation's Critical Infrastructure?
21: Protecting Our Nation's Cyber Space
Architecture: The Blueprint for Improved Federal IT Investment Management
2: Is Your System Really Secure?
23: Geospatial Data
7: Defining Federal IT Research and Development
14: Health IT
21: Where's the CIO?
23: Enhanced Information Sharing Networks that Links Law Enforcement and
Homeland Security for Federal, State and Local Governments
22: ID Theft.
Reform Committee; Davis as chairman.
3: Making Networx Work
16: Service-Oriented Streamlining'Rethinking
the Way GSA Does Business
31: Strengthening Oversight of DOD Business Systems Modernization
21: The Office of Management and Budget's IT Project Watch List and
Federal IT Investments
28: Who's Watching the COOP? A Re-examination of the Federal Agencies COOP
12: Securing Our Borders: What Have We Learned from Government Initiatives
and Citizen Patrols?
29: The Transition to Internet Protocol, version 6
29: Health IT
9: Sharpening Our Edge: Staying Competitive in the 21st Century
30: Information Sharing
11: Bird Flu Pandemic and Telework
Government Printing Office's GPO Access Web site, Government Reform Committee