Office of the Chief Information Officer &
High Performance Computing and Communications

PRA Law

Here are links to the Paperwork Reduction Act, regulations implementing the act, and related legislation and standards.

The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (5/15/1996)

OMB's PRA Regulations at 5 CFR 1320 (5/15/1996).

The Information Technology Management Reform Act of 1996, changed the 90-day approval for emergency requiests to 6 months.

The Debt Collection Improvement Act requires the collection of taxpayer identifucation numbers (often social security numbers) in certain circumstances.

OMB's Standards for the Classification of Federal Data on Race
and Ethnicity
(1/1/2003).

GPEA - The Government Paperwork Elimination Act (GPEA) requires when agencies require persons to submit information to the government, or maintain information, they must give those persons the option to submit or maintain that information electronically when practicable. It also seeks to make transactions within the government electronic.