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January 21, 2009

Presidential Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government.

Jan 21

May 21, 2009

GSA launches

May 21

December 8, 2009

Open Government Directive requiring agencies to post high-value datasets on

Dec 8

June 11, 2012

U.S. and India launch Open Government Platform (open source package for government open data sites)

Jun 11

May 9, 2013

Open Data Executive Order

May 9

May 9, 2013

Open Data Policy

May 9

2014 team begins working in the open on GitHub



Launch of Project Open Data on GitHub


December 10, 2016

Senate passes OPEN Government Data Act

Dec 10

December 21, 2018

OPEN Government Data Act, incorporated into Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act passes both Houses of Congress

Dec 21

January 14, 2019

OPEN Government Data Act signed into law ( required by statute)

Jan 14

July 2019

Launch of

July 2019

October 2020

Improved launched (metadata management tool)

Oct 2020

February 2021 catalog running updated CKAN

Feb 2021

August 2022

Completion of migration of to infrastructure

Aug 2022

March 30, 2023

Launch of redesigned home page

Mar 2023

An official website of the GSA's Technology Transformation Services

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