United States Department of Agriculture Enterprise Information Technology Governance
This Departmental Regulation (DR) serves as the policy for establishing and managing the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Enterprise Information Technology Governance (EITG) requirements, objectives, authorities, and roles and responsibilities, for major information technology (IT) investments, as defined in DR 3130-008, Definition of Major Information Technology (IT) Investments. Specifically, this DR establishes a policy that incorporates those management oversight controls and processes that are consistent with The Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 (CCA), 40 United States Code (U.S.C.) § 11101 et seq. This DR also incorporates the language and provisions outlined in the USDA appropriations bill, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law (P.L.) 113-235, Division A, and the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA), P.L. 113-291, Title VIII, Subtitle D, §§ 831-837.