ERIC Number: ED336085
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Information Dissemination Policies and Practices: Hearings before the Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives. One Hundred First Congress, First Session, April 18, May 23, and July 11, 1989.
Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Government Operations.
Three hearings were held in order to conduct a comprehensive review of the issues, problems, and activities affecting the public availability of government information. It is noted that new information technologies, particularly electronic formats and telecommunications, are forcing the reconsideration of the flow of information from the Federal Government to the citizens of the United States. This report presents the opening statement by Chairman Robert E. Wise; statements by 24 witnesses representing various federal agencies and journalistic, library, and legal organizations; and letters and statements submitted for the record. The following witnesses presented statements: (1) Kenneth B. Allen; (2) Scott Armstrong; (3) Jerry J. Berman; (4) Joseph E. Clark; (5) William A. Dobrovir; (6) John J. Franke, Jr.; (7) D. Kaye Gapen; (8) Patti A. Goldman; (9) Edward J. Hanley; (10) Joseph E. Jenifer; (11) Jane E. Kirtley; (12) Gerald D. Kleczka; (13) Nancy Kranich; (14) Paul Massa; (15) Jerry McFaul; (16) Paul K. McMasters; (17) Nicholas E. Mercury; (18) Pat Murphy; (19) John Penhollow; (20) Henry H. Perritt, Jr.; (21) Ronald Plesser; (22) Harold B. Shill; (23) P. James Terragno; and (24) Alan Westin. Nine appendices contain additional miscellaneous materials. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Freedom of Information, Government Publications, Hearings, Information Dissemination, Information Networks, Information Technology, Public Policy, Telecommunications
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Government Operations.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Freedom of Information Act