U.S. Code, Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 1425. Agency Chief Information Officer

(a) Omitted

(b) General responsibilities

     The Chief Information Officer of an executive agency shall be responsible for—

     (1) providing advice and other assistance to the head of the executive agency and other senior management personnel of the executive agency to ensure that information technology is acquired and information resources are managed for the executive agency in a manner that implements the policies and procedures of this chapter, consistent with chapter 35 of title 44 and the priorities established by the head of the executive agency;

     (2) developing, maintaining, and facilitating the implementation of a sound and integrated information technology architecture for the executive agency; and

     (3) promoting the effective and efficient design and operation of all major information resources management processes for the executive agency, including improvements to work processes of the executive agency.

(c) Duties and qualifications

     The Chief Information Officer of an agency that is listed in section 901(b) of title 31 shall—

     (1) have information resources management duties as that official’s primary duty;

     (2) monitor the performance of information technology programs of the agency, evaluate the performance of those programs on the basis of the applicable performance measurements, and advise the head of the agency regarding whether to continue, modify, or terminate a program or project; and

     (3) annually, as part of the strategic planning and performance evaluation process required (subject to section 1117 of title 31) under section 306 of title 5 and sections 1105(a)(29),1 1115, 1116, 1117, and 9703 1 of title 31—

1 See References in Text note below.

     (A) assess the requirements established for agency personnel regarding knowledge and skill in information resources management and the adequacy of such requirements for facilitating the achievement of the performance goals established for information resources management;

     (B) assess the extent to which the positions and personnel at the executive level of the agency and the positions and personnel at management level of the agency below the executive level meet those requirements;

     (C) in order to rectify any deficiency in meeting those requirements, develop strategies and specific plans for hiring, training, and professional development; and

     (D) report to the head of the agency on the progress made in improving information resources management capability.

(d) "Information technology architecture" defined

     In this section, the term "information technology architecture", with respect to an executive agency, means an integrated framework for evolving or maintaining existing information technology and acquiring new information technology to achieve the agency’s strategic goals and information resources management goals.

(Pub. L. 104–106, div. E, title LI, § 5125, Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 684.)

References in Text

     This chapter, referred to in subsec. (b)(1), was in the original "this division" meaning division E (§§ 5001–5703) of Pub. L. 104–106, Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 679, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of division E to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1401 of this title and Tables.

     Section 1105(a)(29) of title 31, referred to in subsec. (c)(3), was redesignated section 1105(a)(28) of such title by Pub. L. 104–287, § 4(1), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3388.

     Section 9703 of title 31, referred to in subsec. (c)(3), probably means the section 9703 added by section 5(a) of Pub. L. 103–62, Aug. 3, 1993, 107 Stat. 289.

Codification

     Section is comprised of section 5125 of Pub. L. 104–106. Subsec. (a) of section 5125 of Pub. L. 104–106 amended section 3506 of Title 44, Public Printing and Documents. Subsec. (e) of section 5125 of Pub. L. 104–106 amended section 5315 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in section 1451 of this title; title 10 section 2223; title 44 section 3533.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 1425. Agency Chief Information Officer," U.S. Code, Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works in U.S. Code, Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed August 8, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4YENVV9MTU5ERSI.

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