The act creates an online transparency task force. Interested legislators and the following individuals, or their designees, may participate in the task force:
- The head of each principal department;
- The state's chief information officer; and
- The executive director of the statewide internet portal authority, who is chair of the task force.
The purpose of the task force is to recommend:
- Ways to enhance citizens' online access to rules and the rule-making process and to increase the transparency of the rule-making process;
- Options for the design and implementation of an integrated state rule-making web portal;
- Common rule-making agency reporting formats, workflows, timelines, and protocols; and
- An entity to manage the integrated state rule-making web portal.
The task force shall submit a written report that summarizes its recommendations by January 1, 2021, to the general assembly's committees of reference with jurisdiction over business and state affairs and cease operations upon submission of the report.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)