FY 2008 Report to Congress on Implementation of The E-Government Act of 2002



This is OMB’s sixth annual progress report on implementation of the E-Government Act of 2002 (Pub. L. No. 107-347; Dec. 17, 2002) (the “E-Government Act”) as required by 44 USC 3606. This report describes activities completed in fiscal year (FY) 2008, and is among a series of reports produced by OMB to describe the Administration’s use of E-Government principles to improve government performance and the delivery of information and services to the public.Most prominent among these other reports are:

  1. The January 2009 report, “Expanding E-Government: Achieving Results for theAmerican People,” highlighting E-Government accomplishments and setting goals;
  2. The 2009 “Report to Congress on the Benefits of the E-Government Initiatives,”describing the economic value of multi-agency and cross-government E-Governmentactivities; and
  3. OMB’s FY 2008 report, “Federal Information Security Management Act,” describing agency privacy programs, including compliance with section 208 of the E-Government Act of 2002.

This report comprises three sections. Section I describes certain technical requirements of the E-Government Act and also describes related activities complementing specific requirements and objectives of the Act. Section II discusses the government’s efforts over the past year to implement electronic government initiatives. Finally, 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 FY 2003 through FY 2007) are available on OMB’s website and have been provided to the Government Printing Office (GPO) for distribution to Federal Depository Libraries. The reader is encouraged to refer to all of them for a complete picture of past, current, and planned Administration efforts.