Electronic Collection and Dissemination of Information by Federal Agencies: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, April 29, June 26, and October 18, 1985

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Page 24 - Commission is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, the Investment Company Act of 1940, and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
Page 430 - Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with Agriculture, in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate and distribute among the people, new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 123 - It promotes uniform fee schedules among agencies which could recover reasonable processing costs in addition to the current search and copying costs, and could keep half the fees to offset costs. The public interest fee waiver would be clarified. Many of the substantive and procedural changes proposed by the Senate to the FOIA are controversial. Rep. Glenn English (D-OK), Chair of the House Government Operations Subcommittee on Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture, has indicated that...
Page 310 - The purpose underlying any trade-mark statute is twofold. One is to protect the public so it may be confident that, in purchasing a product bearing a particular trade-mark which it favorably knows, it will get the product which it asks for and wants to get. Secondly, where the owner of a trade-mark has spent energy, time, and money in presenting to the public the product, he is protected in his investment from its misappropriation by pirates and cheats.
Page 369 - Library. (c) The Surgeon General is authorized, after obtaining the advice and recommendations of the Board (established under section 373) , to prescribe rules under which the Library will provide copies of its publications or materials, or will make available its facilities for research or its bibliographic, reference, or other services, to public and private agencies and organizations, institutions, and individuals. Such rules may provide for making available such publications, materials, facilities,...
Page 113 - (6) to ensure that the collection, maintenance, use and dissemination of information by the Federal Government is consistent with applicable laws relating to confidentiality, including section 552a of title 5, United States Code, known as the Privacy Act. " 3502. Definitions "As used in this chapter — "(1) the term 'agency...
Page 115 - January 1984 which stated that "there should be equal and ready access to data collected, compiled, produced, and published in any format by the government of the United States.
Page 423 - Act dealing with controlling the reporting and recordkeeping burden placed on the public. In addition, the Circular revises and consolidates policy and procedures in five existing OMB directives and rescinds these directives. A-71 — Responsibilities for the Administration and Management of Automatic Data Processing Activities Tranunittal Memorandum No.
Page 424 - Requirements for personnel checks imposed by these policies should vary commensurate with the sensitivity of the data to be handled and the risk and magnitude of loss or harm that could be caused by the individual.
Page 428 - ... is in the public interest because furnishing the information can be considered as primarily benefiting the general public.

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