State of the States: Data Governance Body

Formal data governance refers to policies and procedures established by the state for the overall management of the availability, usability, integrity, quality, and security of the data. Having formal data governance is essential to ensuring security of the data.

State has a data governance body whose scope of responsibility includes data about children receiving (Part C/Part B 619) services.
Green Yes for Part C and Part B 619 (31%)
Blue Yes for Part C, No for Part B 619 (10%)
Orange No for Part C, Yes for Part B 619 (30%)
Red No for Part C and Part B 619 (7%)
Gray Data not available for at least one program (23%)

States & Territories


The 2021 survey data includes states that submitted and provided permission to publish the data. Grey indicates that the full 2021 data are not included but prior years’ data may be available.