SAMs Approved In Quarter 4, Fiscal Year 2010

The following System Administrative Memoranda were approved by the Chancellor as official system policy on August 3, 2010:
SAM Number and Name Summary of Changes
SAM 07.A.02 - The Ethical and Legal Use of Personal Computer Software SAM 07.A.02 was submitted for its scheduled review. The title was changed, removing the word "Micro" from "Personal Computer." Section 2 was deleted; Section 3.4 was added to reference SAM 07.A.04 for additional information. The responsible party was changed, and the review period was modified to every two years on or before December 1. These changes were proposed by Information Technology.
SAM 07.A.03 - Notification of Automated System Security Guidelines SAM 07.A.03 was submitted for its scheduled review. The responsible party for policies was changed to Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer in all applicable areas. The Privacy Act of 1974 was added to Section 2.4.c and separated from the Freedom Information Act listing. The responsible party was changed, and the review period was modified from June 1 to December 1 every three years. These changes were proposed by Information Technology.
SAM 07.A.04 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act The definition of online service provider was updated to include local area network and wide area network servers in SAM 07.A.04. Section 4.1 was also updated to allow component universities to designate their own "Agents to Receive Notice of Claimed Infringement." The language was updated throughout to be consistent with other SAMs, and the responsible party was updated. These changes were proposed by Information Technology.
SAM 07.B.02 - Software Documentation The requirement for component universities to submit documentation standards annually to the System Chief Information Services Officer was removed from SAM 07.B.02. A requirement for component university documentation standards to comply with TAC 202 and TAC 216 was added. The responsible party and approver were also updated. These changes were proposed by Information Technology.

The updated documents are available at the Official System Administrative Memoranda web site at http://www.uh.edu/policyservices/sam.

 

 

 







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