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OMB to Seek Public Comment on FITARA Implementation Plan

CapitolDomeThe Office of Management and Budget is set to release an implementation plan for federal technology reform laws this week for public comment, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday.

Jason Miller writes the draft guidance for the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act will outline the methods agencies will take and the details about the implementation plan’s deadlines.

“To implement the requirements of FITARA, combined with the need to update policy and guidance related to other modern IT practices, OMB is establishing this guidance,” the OMB said in a notice.

The notice also states the guidance contains input from the representatives of the chief financial officer, chief human capital officer, chief acquisition officer, assistant secretaries for management and chief operating officers, according to the report.

Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott has said the draft guidance is scheduled for release in mid May, the station reports.

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