Memorandum M-06-02, Improving Public Access to and Dissemination of Government Information and Using the FEA DRM †
SUBJECT: Improving Public Access to and Dissemination of Government Information and Using the Federal Enterprise Architecture Data Reference Model
Cost-effective and consistent access to and dissemination of government information is essential to promote a more citizen-centered government.
This memorandum identifies procedures to organize and categorize information and make it searchable across agencies to improve public access and dissemination (section I),1 discusses using the Federal Enterprise Architecture Data Reference Model (DRM) (section II), and reminds agencies of the breadth of their existing responsibilities primarily related to information access and dissemination, including under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. ch. 35) and the E-Government Act of 2002 (Pub. L. No. 107-347)