The House has unanimously passed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act, also known as the DATA Act, on Monday, following Senate passage earlier this month and sending the legislation to President Obama’s desk for his signature.
The legislation, which was backed by the American Institute of CPAs, would build the necessary infrastructure to standardize and publish federal spending data, putting into law several key elements of President Obama’s May 2013 Open Data Policy.
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