FY 2005 Report to Congress on Implementation of The E-Government Act of 2002



This is OMB’s third annual progress report on implementation of the E-Government Act of 2002 (Pub. L. No. 107-347) as required by Section 3606 of title 44, United States Code. This report describes activities completed in fiscal year 2005, and is among a series of reports produced by OMB to describe the Administration’s use of E-Government to improve government performance and the delivery of information and services to the public.

Most prominent among these other reports are the:

  • December 17, 2005, report titled: “Expanding E-Government, Improved Service Delivery for the American People Using Information Technology,” describing E-Government accomplishments of the departments and agencies and setting forth our goals for next year;
  • December 17, 2005, report titled: “Report to Congress on Implementation of Section 212 of the E-Government Act of 2002,” describing the five original E-Government Lines of Business;
  • January 6, 2006, report to Congress describing the economic value of multi-agency and cross-government E-Government activities; and
  • Chapter 9 of the President’s fiscal year 2007 budget of the U.S. Government describing how agencies are integrating information technology to enhance services.

Section I of this report describes the government’s efforts over the past year to implement certain technical requirements of the E-Government Act. It also describes other efforts complementing the Act and fulfilling similar objectives. For example, this report describes the government’s overall efforts to provide public access to government information and promote information privacy. Section II includes examples of internal agency E-Government activities and Section III details use of the E-Government Fund established by Section 3604 of the E-Government Act.

This report, other reports referenced here, and OMB’s prior reports on implementation of the E-Government Act (i.e., for fiscal years’ 2003 and 2004) are available on OMB’s website and have been provided to the Government Printing Office for distribution to Federal Depository Libraries. Additionally, links to all reports or policies referenced in this report are found in Section IV. The reader is encouraged to refer to all of them for a complete picture of past, current, and planned Administration efforts.