31 U.S. Code § 6103 - Access to computer information system

(a) The Administrator shall maintain a computerized information system providing access to—
(1) the information described in paragraphs (1), (2), (5), (6), and (7) of section 6102 (a) of this title; and
(2) such portions or summaries, as the Administrator considers appropriate, of the information described in paragraphs (3) and (4) of such section.
(b) To the greatest extent practicable, the Administrator shall provide for the widespread availability of the information by available computer terminals.
(c) When the Administrator decides the efficiency of the information system under subsection (a) of this section requires it, the Administrator may make contracts with private organizations to obtain computer time-sharing services, including—
(1) computer telecommunications networks;
(2) computer software; and
(3) associated services.

Source

(Pub. L. 97–258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1002; Pub. L. 98–169, §§ 1(2), 3(d), 4,Nov. 29, 1983, 97 Stat. 1113, 1114.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
6103 31:1704(a)–(c). Dec. 28, 1977, Pub. L. 95–220, § 5(a)–(c), 91 Stat. 1616.

In subsection (a), the words “establish and” are omitted as surplus. The word “information” is substituted for “data base” for consistency. The words “described in section 6102 of this title” are added for clarity.
In subsection (b), the words “contained in the data base” are omitted as unnecessary.
In subsection (c), the words “notwithstanding another provision of law to the contrary” and “but not limited to” are omitted as unnecessary.
Amendments

1983—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–169, § 3(d), amended subsec. (a) generally, substituting provisions requiring the Administrator to maintain a computerized information system providing access to the information described in section 6102 (a)(1), (2), (5), (6), and (7) of this title and such portions or summaries, as the Administrator considers appropriate, of the information described in section 6102 (a)(3), (4) of this title for provisions requiring the Director to maintain a computerized information system providing access to the information described in section 6102 of this title.
Pub. L. 98–169, § 1(2), substituted “Director” for “Director of the Office of Management and Budget”.
Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 98–169, § 4, substituted “Administrator” for “Director” wherever appearing.

 

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