KY HB88 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-13 - posted in committee
Pending: House Small Business & Information Technology Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create new sections of KRS Chapter 42 to define "agency strategic data architecture plan," "application programming interface," "data," "data portal," "data set," "machine-readable," "metadata," "open operating standard," "public data set," "state agency," "technical data standard," and "voluntary consensus standards body"; create an open operating standard for the Commonwealth of Kentucky; require public data sets available on the Internet to be accessible through a single, Web-based data portal with external search capabilities maintained by the Commonwealth Office of Technology; establish requirements for operation of the data portal; establish standards for prioritizing of data sets; to create the data working group and establish its duties and functions; require the Auditor of Public Accounts to examine and verify compliance with the provisions of the Act; establish the Kentucky Data Governance and Management Advisory Board; amend KRS 12.050 to include agency data officers; amend KRS 42.732 to provide that the Kentucky Information Technology Advisory Council shall advise the data working group on inclusion of data sets to be included in the open data portal; amend KRS 42.726 require the Commonwealth Office of Technology to develop, implement, and manage the sharing of data and data set development by all state agencies; establish a short title.

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AN ACT relating to government data by providing for the adoption of an open data standard to allow for centralization of government data sets at a uniquely identified uniform Web site resource locator address.



2020-01-13Houseposted in committee
2020-01-07Houseto Small Business & Information Technology (H)
2020-01-07Houseintroduced in House
2019-11-07HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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