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The following documents and regulations pertain to implementation of the Information Technology Management and Reform Act of 1996 (ITMRA), Clinger-Cohen Act, which was effective August 8, 1996. For additional information, contact John Ray (202) 501-3473 or e-mail

These documents and regulations are provided as a reference to assist agencies in preparing internal guidlines and policies. The FIRMR and FIRMR Bulletins were rescinded on August 7, 1996.

  • GSA Letter of July 17, 1996, summarizing the effect of ITMRA on some of current IT programs and activities managed by GSA's Office of Governmentwide Policy (Repeal of Brooks Act).
  • Letter of August 12, 1996, summarizing the relocation of certain Federal Information Resources Management Regulation (FIRMR) provisions and the implementation (roadmap) of ITMRA into the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Federal Property Management Regulation (FPMR).
  • The historical FIRMR and FIRMR Bulletins which were rescinded on August 7, 1996 by ITMRA 96, are available for reference purposes, only.