U.S. Department of Labor E-Government Strategic Plan
E-GOVERNMENT ACT OF 2002
In December 2002, the President signed the E-Government Act of 2002 into law (P.L. 107-347). The legislation formalizes a structure to support E-Government efforts across the Federal government. Highlights of the legislation include
- Establishment of an Office of Electronic Government within OMB with an administrator appointed by the President
- Establishment of the CIO Council, an inter- agency forum for sharing IT best practices
- Establishment an E-Government fund of $345 million for Fiscal Years (FY) 2003 through 2006
- Authorization for the General Services Administration (GSA) to develop a framework for electronic signatures
- Authorization of an employee exchange program between public and private sector organizations.
The E-Government Act of 2002 supports DOLs efforts to move forward with its E-Government activities.