Federal agencies are encouraged to engage in coordinated efforts to share high-value data for purposes of supporting important Administration initiatives, informing public policy decisions, and improving program implementation.

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These efforts should include [the following objectives]. Sharing data in external public policy, scientific, and other areas of research is of value to the public and can promote savings. In cases where high-value data contain information that is protected under Federal privacy laws, agencies are encouraged, to the extent permitted by law, to develop and implement arrangements that would permit access to these data for research purposes subject to the appropriate safeguards.