House Bill 88

Last Action 01/13/20: posted in committee
Title 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.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 3
Sponsor R. Wiederstein
Summary of Original Version 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.
Index Headings of Original Version Data Processing - Data, creation of open data portal
Public Records and Reports - Open data portal, creation of
State Agencies - Open data portal, creation of
Information Technology - Data, creation of open data portal
Auditor of Public Accounts - Examination, compliance with the Kentucky Open Data Standards and Portal Act
Boards and Commissions - Commonwealth of Kentucky Data Governance and Management Advisory Board, creation of
Boards and Commissions - Data working group, creation of
Short Titles and Popular Names - Kentucky Open Data Standards and Portal Act
Technology - Data, creation of open data portal


  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
  • introduced in House
  • to Small Business & Information Technology (H)
  • posted in committee

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