This data category requires all national laws and statutes to be available online, although it is not a requirement that information on legislative behaviour e.g. voting records is available.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 3
|Openly licenced||No||I changed this to No. There is no statement of open license. Furthermore, in a highlighted yellow box on each law it states "Copyright reserved". Original submission provided the following URL as proof of open license: https://herramientas.datos.gov.co/es/terms-and-conditions-es This URL is not relevant to the source where the data is found.|
|Downloadable at once||No||I changed this to NO because I could not see option to download data in bulk.|
|Up-to-date||Yes||Last updates were made December 30th 2016 (today is March 8, 2017)|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||HTML||Original submission indicated: JSON, RDF, CSV, TSV, XML I could not find any of these formats. The data is only available in HTML.|
|findable_steps||Ingresar a www.datos.gov.co y buscar Leyes y Proyectos de Ley del Estado Colombiano|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|collector_name||Cámara de Representantes|
|characteristics||Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)||All the characteristics are present. Date of last amendment can be found by clicking on "Summary of Notes of Effectiveness".|
|location||http://www.camara.gov.co/portal2011/index.php/proceso-y - Congress website||The original submission had indicated https://www.datos.gov.co/Funci-n-p-blica/Leyes-y-Proyectos-de-Ley-del-Estado-Colombiano/fsmt-qjvv as a source. However, this website contains no data, just links to the sites where the data can be found. I have indicated the site where the full text of laws is published. Laws may also be published on http://www.imprenta.gov.co/gacetap/gaceta.nivel_1 However, whenever I tried to search for laws on the site, the website crashed. For this reason, I cannot verify the contents of this site. The review is based entirely on the Congress website listed in B2.2|
As a reviewer I have indicated a more appropriate source for the data. I changed B5 and B7 to No. The only other change I made was to indicate that data is only available in html., and no other formats.
The submission will be accepted because all characteristics are present in the dataset.