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2. E-Gov services impact business partners, the public and government
  • Federal procurement totals over $320 Billion annually and 300,000 suppliers
  • Federal grants total $360 Billion annually by 26 agencies managing almost 900 grant programs
  • Federal benefits transfer $50 Billion annually through Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) to 50 million beneficiaries
  • All of these processes are moving to E-Government: E-Procurement, E-Grants, EBT
3. New Legislative Mandates Push for E-Gov Implementation
  • Government-wide Mandates
    • Gov't Paperwork Elimination Act of 1998 (GPEA): agencies must offer electronic services/transactions as alternative to paper by October 2003.
    • Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act of 1999 (E-SIGN): electronic signature may not be denied legal effect; and all commercial, interstate contracts, transactions, and writings may be executed electronically.
    Industry-specific Mandates
    • Health Information Protection and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
    • E-Grants
    • EBT Interoperability Act
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