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Government Paperwork Elimination Act

Government Paperwork Elimination Act of 1998

Description: This Act requires federal agencies to allow individuals or entities that deal with the agencies the option to submit information or transact with the agency electronically when possible and to maintain records electronically when possible. This Act specifically states that electronic records and their related electronic signatures cannot be denied legal effect, validity, or enforceability just because they are in electronic form. This Act also encourages federal government use of a range of electronic signature alternatives.

FICAM Services Alignment:

Publication Date: 1998-10-21

Fiscal Year: 1998

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Items Amending Government Paperwork Elimination Act

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