Enrolled House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Government information. Provides standards for the access of the legislative services agency (LSA) to information held by a state or local governmental entity. Establishes the position of state data officer and a management performance hub (MPH) in the office of management and budget (OMB) to do the following: (1) Establish and maintain a program to collect, analyze, and exchange government information from executive state agencies. (2) Establish and maintain a program to make government information available to agencies, political subdivisions, educational institutions, researchers, nongovernmental organizations, and the general public. (3) Establish privacy and quality policies for government information that comply Government information. Provides standards for the access of the legislative services agency (LSA) to information held by a state or local governmental entity. Establishes the position of state data officer and a management performance hub (MPH) in the office of management and budget (OMB) to do the following: (1) Establish and maintain a program to collect, analyze, and exchange government information from executive state agencies. (2) Establish and maintain a program to make government information available to agencies, political subdivisions, educational institutions, researchers, nongovernmental organizations, and the general public. (3) Establish privacy and quality policies for government information that comply with all applicable Indiana and federal laws, rules, and policies. (4) Establish and maintain a program to ensure the security of government information. (5) Conduct operational and procedural audits of state agencies. (6) Perform financial planning and design and implement efficiency projects for state agencies. (7) Advise and assist state agencies to identify and implement continuous process improvement. Requires the MPH to conduct a study of policies and practices to be used by the MPH. Indicates that the budget director is responsible for the MPH. Recommends that governmental entities store data in an open, machine readable format. Requires governmental entities that are required by law to submit data for publication on a governmental Internet web site (web site) to submit the data on a prescribed form. Limits fees that may be charged by a web site. Provides immunity for accidental disclosure of confidential data on a web site if the data was posted in reliance on the determination by the data owner that the data was not confidential. Urges the legislative council to provide for a study of establishing an enterprise fraud program office in the department of state revenue. Repeals the separate division of government efficiency and financial planning within the OMB and the statute that establishes the Indiana workforce intelligence system. ... View more