The Government Paperwork Elimination Act of 1988
Requires Federal agencies to offer electronic maintenance, submission, or disclosure of information, when practicable as a substitute for paper, and to accept electronic signatures when practicable.
The E-Government Act of 2002 Designates FirstGov as the official Web portal of the U.S. government. It also requires agencies to set up a process to determine what information will be accessible online and by other means, and to develop schedules for making that information available, and report on this progress regularly.
Section 207(f)(2) of the E-Government Act of 2002 Agencies must develop an inventory of information to be published on their websites, establish a schedule for publishing information, make those schedules available for public comment, and post the schedules and priorities on the website.
Notification And Federal Employee Anti discrimination And Retaliation Act of 2002 (NO FEAR)
Requires that Federal agencies be accountable for violations of anti discrimination and whistleblower protection laws; to require that each Federal agency post quarterly on its public Web site, certain statistical data relating to Federal sector equal employment opportunity complaints filed with such agency; and for other purposes.
OMB Policies for Federal Agency Public Websites
OMB issued Policies for Federal Public Websites on December 17, 2004. Under each section there are recommendations and best practices from the Interagency Committee on Government Information. As it said in OMB's cover memo, these recommendations and best practices will help you implement the OMB policies. The deadline to comply with the policies is December 31, 2005.