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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 10DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES
CHAPTER 206STATE WEBSITES
SUBCHAPTER BSTATE AGENCY WEBSITES
RULE §206.55High-Value Data Sets

(a) A state agency shall post high-value data set(s) it creates or maintains on a generally accessible Internet website maintained by or for the agency, if the agency:

  (1) can do so using existing resources at no additional cost to the state;

  (2) enters into a contract advantageous to the state under which the contractor posts the data set on the Internet website at no additional cost to the state; or

  (3) receives a gift or grant specifically for the purpose of posting one or more of the agency's high-value data sets on the Internet website.

(b) A high-value data set posted by a state agency under subsection (a) of this section must be raw data in open standard format that allows the public to search, extract, organize, and analyze the information.

(c) A state agency posting high-value data set(s) under subsection (a) of this section must:

  (1) have a conspicuously displayed link on either the agency's Internet website home page or another intuitive location accessible from the agency's Internet website home page.

  (2) provide a brief description of the data set(s) and a link to the data set(s) to the Department to post on the state electronic Internet portal, Texas.gov.

(d) If a high-value data set is posted on the state agency's website, the web page on which the high-value data set is posted must use the agency's Internet website home page address and include the uniform resource locator suffix "data."


Source Note: The provisions of this §206.55 adopted to be effective March 19, 2014, 39 TexReg 1926

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