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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 10DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES
CHAPTER 206STATE WEBSITES
SUBCHAPTER CINSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION WEBSITES
RULE §206.75High-Value Data Sets

(a) An institution of higher education shall post high-value data set(s) it creates or maintains on a generally accessible Internet website maintained by or for the institution of higher education, if the institution:

  (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 institution of higher education's high-value data sets on the Internet website.

(b) A high-value data set posted by an institution of higher education 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) An institution of higher education posting high-value data set(s) under subsection (a) of this section must:

  (1) have a conspicuously displayed link on either the institution's Internet website home page or another intuitive location accessible from the institution of higher education'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 institution of higher education's website, the web page on which the high-value data set is posted must use the institution's Internet website home page address and include the uniform resource locator suffix "data."


Source Note: The provisions of this §206.75 adopted to be effective March 19, 2014, 39 TexReg 1926

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