31 U.S.C. § 1122 Transparency of Programs, Priority Goals, and Results

LibraryUnited States Statutes
Edition2023 Edition
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-19 (published on www.congress.gov on 10/06/2023)

(a) TRANSPARENCY OF AGENCY PROGRAMS.-

(1) DEFINITIONS.-For purposes of this subsection-

(A) the term "Federal financial assistance" has the meaning given that term under section 7501;

(B) the term "open Government data asset" has the meaning given that term under section 3502 of title 44;

(C) the term "program" means a single program activity or an organized set of aggregated, disaggregated, or consolidated program activities by one or more agencies directed toward a common purpose or goal; and

(D) the term "program activity" has the meaning given that term in section 1115(h).

(2) WEBSITE AND PROGRAM INVENTORY.-The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall-

(A) ensure the effective operation of a single website that includes the information required under subsections (b) and (c);

(B) include on the website described in subparagraph (A), or another appropriate Federal Government website where related information is made available, as determined by the Director-

(i) a program inventory that shall identify each program; and

(ii) for each program identified in the program inventory, the information required under paragraph (3);

(C) make the information in the program inventory required under subparagraph (B) available as an open Government data asset; and

(D) at a minimum-

(i) update the information required to be included on the single website under subparagraph (A) on a quarterly basis; and

(ii) update the program inventory required under subparagraph (B) on an annual basis.

(3) INFORMATION.-Information for each program identified in the program inventory required under paragraph (2)(B) shall include-

(A) an identification of how the agency defines the term "program", consistent with guidance provided by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, including the program activities that are aggregated, disaggregated, or consolidated to be considered a program by the agency;

(B) a description of the purposes of the program and the contribution of the program to the mission and goals of the agency;

(C) an identification of funding for the current fiscal year and previous 2 fiscal years and,

(D) for each program activity that is part of a program-

(i) a description of the purposes of the program activity and the contribution of the program activity to the mission and goals of the agency;

(ii) a consolidated view for the current fiscal year and each of the 2 fiscal years before the current fiscal year of-

(I) the amount appropriated;

(II) the amount obligated; and

(III) the amount outlayed;

(iii) to the extent practicable and permitted by law, links to any related evaluation, assessment, or program performance review by the agency, an inspector general, or the Government Accountability Office (including program performance reports required under section 1116), and other related evidence assembled in response to implementation of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018 ( Public Law 115-435; 132 Stat. 5529);

(iv) an identification of the statutes that authorize the program activity or the authority under which the program activity was created or operates;

(v) an identification of any major regulations specific to the program activity;

(vi) any other information that the Director of the Office of Management and Budget determines relevant relating to program activity data in priority areas most relevant to Congress or the public to increase transparency and accountability; and

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