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Statewide Transparency/Spending Web Sites and Legislation

National Conference of State LegislaturesJuly 20, 2011

At least 34 states have passed legislation--often called Taxpayer Transparency Acts--requiring a centralized, searchable website that provides information to the public about state expenditures or state contracts. This chart provides links to the legislation and websites, including some sites that were created through executive order or actions of state agencies/officers.

State

Transparency Site

Enacted Statewide Transparency Legislation

 Arkansas

 Office of State Procurement

2011 S.B. 221

 Alabama

 OpenAlabama.gov

2011 S.B. 221
2009 S.B. 204

 Alaska

 Alaska Checkbook Online

 

 Arizona

 Arizona Openbooks

2011 H.B. 2572
2010 H.B. 2282
2008 S.B. 1235

 California

 Reporting Transparency in Government Website

2009 A.B. 400

 Colorado

 Transparency Online Project

2009 H.B. 1288

 Connecticut

 Expenditure Database

2010 H.B. 5163

 Delaware

 Delaware Online Checkbook

 

 Florida

 Transparency Florida

2009 S.B. 1796

 Georgia

 Open Georgia

2008 S.B. 300

 Hawaii

 State Procurement Office Contracts

2009 S.B. 659
2007 H.B. 122

 Idaho

 Statewide Contracts

 

 Illinois

 Illinois Transparency & Accountability Portal

2009 H.B. 35

 Indiana

 Active Contracts and Quantity Purchase Agreements

2011 HEA 1004 

 Iowa

 Procurement Services

2011 H.F. 45 

 Kansas

 KanView

2008 S.B. 316
2007 H.B. 2457

 Kentucky

 Open Door Kentucky

2011 S.B. 7

 Louisiana

 LaTrac

2008 S.B. 37
(1st ex. sess.)

 Maine

 Maine.gov DataShare

 

 Maryland

 Maryland Funding Accountability & Transparency

2008 H.B. 358

 Massachusetts

 Massachusetts Transparency

2010 H.B. 4800 

 Michigan

 State Spending and Accountability Information

 

 Minnesota

 Transparency and Accountability Project (TAP Minnesota)

2009 S.F. 2082
2007 H.F. 548

 Mississippi

 Transparency Mississippi

2011 S.B. 2554
2008 H.B. 101

 Missouri

 MAP--Missouri Accountability Portal

2010 S.B. 757

 Montana

 State Procurement Bureau--Term Contracts

 

 Nebraska

 NebraskaSpending.gov

2009 L.B. 16

 Nevada

 Nevada Open Government Initiative

 2011 A.B. 276

 New Hampshire

 TransparentNH

2011 H.B. 331
2010 H.B. 1651

 New Jersey

 YourMoney.NJ.Gov

 

 New Mexico

 New Mexico Contracts Database Website

2011 S.B. 327
2010 S.B. 195
2009 H.B. 546

 New York

 Open Book New York

 

 North Carolina

 NC OpenBook

2010 H.B. 961 

 North Dakota

 State Procurement Online

2009 S.B. 2018

 Ohio

 Ohio Government Accountability and Transparency

2008 H.B. 420

 Oklahoma

 OpenBooks

2007 S.B. 1

 Oregon

 Oregon Transparency

2011 H.B. 2825
2009 H.B. 2500

 Pennsylvania

 Pennsylvania Contracts e-Library

 

 Rhode Island

 Open Government Transparency

 

 South Carolina

 Spending Transparency, Budget and Control Board Transparency Hub

 

 South Dakota

 OpenSD

 

 Tennessee

 Open Government

 

 Texas

 Texas Transparency

2007 H.B. 3430 

 Utah

 Transparent Utah.Gov

2008 S.B. 38

Vermont

 Dept. of Finance & Mgmt. Reports and Publications

 

Virginia

 Commonwealth Data Point

2009 S.B. 936
2005 S.B. 934

Washington

 Washington State Fiscal Information

2008 S.B. 6818

West Virginia

 State Agency Grant Awards

 

Wisconsin

 Contract Sunshine

 

Wyoming

 Transparency in Wyoming Government

2009 H.B. 144

 

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