SB0644 (CH0069)

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2014 Regular Session



State Government - Open Data Policy - Council on Open Data

Sponsored by:

Senator Ferguson


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 69

Synopsis:Establishing a State policy that open data be machine readable and released to the public in specified ways; establishing a Council on Open Data; providing for the composition, appointment, terms, chairs, and staffing of the Council; requiring the Council to promote the policy on open data by providing specified guidance and policy recommendations, advocating for specified practices, and making recommendations on the purchasing of specified data processing devices, systems, or software; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Ferguson, Currie, Dyson, Jacobs, Jones-Rodwell, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Manno, Montgomery, and Raskin
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1260
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2014
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs   View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Regulations and Procedures
State Government - Procurement
State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Local Government - Generally
Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
State Government - General Assembly
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Electronic Government
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Information Technology, Department of
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Telecommunications and Information Technology

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