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What does PRA stand for?

PRA stands for Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995

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Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Instructed agencies to designate a senior official responsible for carrying out the agencies' information resources management activities to improve agency productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.
For example, the Office of Management and Budget recently issued guidance intended to (1) clarify when and how the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 applies to federal agency use of social media and Web-based interactive technologies; and (2) help federal agencies protect privacy when using third-party Web sites and applications.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that a proposed collection of information regarding two experimental studies of front of package (FOP) nutrition labeling schemes has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).
It found that 44 percent of the sites surveyed collect personally identifiable information, and only 35 percent of those notify the user how such information will be used or under what authority it is requested, even though that is often required by such laws as the Privacy Act of 1974 and the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
It amends the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 to require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to: (1) specifically promote the acquisition and use of alternative electronic information technologies that provide for electronic submission, maintenance, or disclosure of information as a substitute for paper and for the use and acceptance of electronic signatures; and (2) provide a mandatory information resources strategic management plan that describes progress in providing for the acquisition and use of such technologies as a substitute for paper and for the use and acceptance of electronic signatures.