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Legislative Branch

Require Contractors to scan and submit proposals electronically

We have vendors who do business with the government who still deliver their proposals in paper form. We should require them to deliver all proposals electronically. It takes a large amount of time to scan these proposals and label them all. If I could get all of my proposals electronically it would mean quicker processing of propsals and allow me time to work more effectively and efficiently.

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Department of Agriculture

Reduce Storage and Related Costs

Records in all areas of operations are inventoried, boxed in purchased storage boxes, shipped and stored for years - sometimes indefinitely, in storage facilities. These costs could be virtually eliminated by scanning documents and storing the information electronically. The original records containing PII could be shredded but everyday documents could be disposed of in a normal manner. Legal documents such as Promissory... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

FOIA & Attorney Claim Copy Request-Scan Paper Folders Not Copy

Federal Claim Agencies receive many requests for claim copies. There are millions of paper claims folders.

FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Requests involve copying a paper claim to give to the Veteran or Claimant.

Attorney Copy Requests involve copying a paper claim to give to the Attorney, Veteran or Claimant.

I suggest that we utilize scanners rather than copiers with these requests. We should scan in the paper... more »

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Legislative Branch

Automatic Fax scanning machines

We receive a large amount of faxes from new and current FEMA applicants, and they are scanned in by hand which takes much time, effort, and energy. Why don't we use a service which allows all faxes to be scanned in automatically to individual files and they would be reviewed by individuals for accuaracy? Savings would be to allow the people who do the scanning to do other important work and provide greater speed and... more »

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