[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 200 (Wednesday, October 16, 2002)]
[Page 63924]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-26236]



[FCC 02-277]

Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, 
Utility and Integrity of Disseminated Information

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) has 
published its Information Quality Guidelines on its Internet web site. 
The guidelines were developed pursuant to the requirements of the Data 
Quality Act, Section 515 of Public Law No. 105-554, and the 
implementing rules of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB's) 
Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, 
Utility and Integrity of Information Disseminated by Federal Agencies, 
67 FR 8452, February 22, 2002.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Karen Wheeless, Office of Managing 
Director, 202-418-2910, or by e-mail to [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 515 of the Treasury and General 
Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (Public Law 106-554) 
directed OMB to issue government-wide guidelines that ``provide policy 
and procedural guidance to Federal agencies for ensuring and maximizing 
the quality, objectivity, utility and integrity of information 
(including statistical information) disseminated by Federal agencies.'' 
The OMB guidelines required each agency to make a draft of its 
guidelines available for public review by May 1, 2002. Revised drafts 
were provided to OMB for review by August 1, 2002. Final guidelines 
were to be available on an agency's Internet site by October 1, 2002. 
The Guidelines can be found at http://www.fcc.gov/omd/dataquality. 
Information on how to file a complaint regarding an information 
dissemination product covered by these guidelines can also be found at 
the same location.

Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. 02-26236 Filed 10-15-02; 8:45 am]