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109 STAT. 170 PUBLIC LAW 104-13—MAY 22, 1995 "(2) monitor the effectiveness of, and compliance with, directives issued under sections 110 and 111 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 757 and 759); "(3) coordinate the development and review by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of policy associated with Federal procurement and acquisition of information technology with the Office of Federal Procurement Policy; "(4) ensure, through the review of agency budget proposals, information resources management plans and other means— "(A) agency integration of information resources management plans, program plans and budgets for acquisition and use of information technology; and "(B) the efficiency and effectiveness of inter-agency information technology initiatives to improve agency performance and the accomplishment of agency missions; and "(5) promote the use of information technology by the Federal Government to improve the productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of Federal programs, including through dissemination of public information and the reduction of information collection burdens on the public.

    • § 3505. Assignment of tasks and deadlines

"(a) In carrying out the functions under this chapter, the Director shall— "(1) in consultation with agency heads, set an annual Governmentwide goal for the reduction of information collection burdens, by at least 10 percent during each of fiscal years 1996 and 1997 and 5 percent during each of fiscal years 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001, and set annual agency goals to— "(A) reduce information collection burdens imposed on the public that— "(i) represent the maximum practicable opportunity in each agency; and "(ii) are consistent with improving agency management of the process for the review of collections of information established under section 3506(c); and "(B) improve information resources management in ways that increase the productivity, efficiency and effectiveness of Federal programs, including service delivery to the public; "(2) with selected agencies and non-Federal entities on a voluntary basis, conduct pilot projects to test alternative policies, practices, regulations, and procedures to fulfill the purposes of this chapter, particularly with regard to minimizing the Federal information collection burden; and "(3) in consultation with the Administrator of General Services, the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Archivist of the United States, and the Director of the Office of Personnel Management, develop and maintain a Governmentwide strategic plan for information resources management, that shall include— "(A) a description of the objectives and the means by which the Federal Government shall apply information resources to improve agency and program performance; "(B) plans for—