Bill Summaries: S560 (2015-2016 Session)

  • Summary date: Aug 13 2015 - View summary


  • Summary date: Aug 11 2015 - View summary

    House committee substitute deletes all provisions of the 2nd edition and replaces it with AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF THE BUDGET TO CONTINUE EXPENDITURES FOR THE OPERATION OF GOVERNMENT AT THE LEVEL IN EFFECT ON JUNE 30, 2015, UNTIL AUGUST 31, 2015. 

    Extends the provisions of the current continuing resolution, SL 2015-133, from August 14, 2015, to August 31, 2015. 

    Complies with certain grant and statutory requirements by (1) appropriating fiscal year 2015-16 funds to the JDIG Reserve pursuant to GS 143C-9-6 and GS 143B-437.61; (2) appropriating fiscal year 2015-16 funds to the One North Carolina Fund pursuant to GS 143B-437.71 and GS 143B-437.72; (3) amending SL 2015-133 to appropriate additional TANF block grant funds for subsidized child care that must be spent to avoid their loss; and (4) allowing state agencies to spend funds received from grant awards that are for less than $2.5 million, do not require matching funds, and will not be used for a capital project. 

    Allows the Office of Information Technology Services to continue billing state agencies and local governments using the rates previously approved for fiscal year 2014-15. 

    Appropriates receipts from fee increases authorized by SL 2014-100 for the purposes set forth in GS 113-173.1(b), the At-Sea Observer Program. 

    Effective September 1, 2015, appropriates funds from funding available to the Office of Digital Infastructure for certain positions in the Office of Information Technology Services and revises child care subsidy policy to exclude the income of a nonparent relative caretaker from eligibility determinations. 

  • Summary date: Apr 22 2015 - View summary

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition:

    Changes the long title.

    Amends GS 147-33.77A, adding the term operationalize to the definitions for use in the section. Adds language concerning public-private partnerships, directing the State CIO to continue to utilize the partnerships and existing data integration and analytics contracts and licenses as appropriate to continue the implementation of the initiative. Makes technical and clarifying changes. Expands the duties and powers of the State CIO, including specifying additional duties concerning the management and coordination of enterprise data integration. 

    Makes clarifying changes to proposed GS 147-33.77A(c)(2).

    Amends GS 147-33.77A(f), providing that the State CIO must submit an annual report, on or before March 1, concerning the activities of this section (previously, was required to submit quarterly reports). Also expands the information that must be contained in the report, including a description of contributed funds or resources by private entities participating in public-private partnerships. Deletes a requirement that the State CIO report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Information Technology regarding projects that are not achieving savings. 

  • Summary date: Mar 30 2015 - View summary

    Recodifies GS 143B-426.38A as GS 147-33.77A. Deletes all provisions in subsection (a) of previous GS 143B-426.38A, regarding state data sharing requirements, and replaces it with a new subsection (a) in new GS 147-33.77A, with definitions for the following terms as they apply in this section, on the provisions of the Government Data Analytics Center (GDAC): (1) business intelligence, (2) data analytics, and (3) enterprise-level data analytics.

    Amends GS 147-33.77A(b) to clarify that the GDAC is established in the Office of Technology Information Services [was, established in the Office of the State Chief Information Officer (State CIO)]. Identifies that the purpose of the GDAC is to utilize public-private partnerships as part of a statewide data integration and data-sharing initiative to generate greater efficiency and improved service delivery by state agencies, departments, and institutions.

    Clarifies that the GDAC is to advise and assist the State CIO in managing this initiative. Identifies the powers and duties of the State CIO that are to be carried out via the GDAC. Expands those powers and duties to include (1) utilizing a common approach to establish standards for business intelligence initiatives for all state agencies and to prevent developing projects that do not meet established standards and (2) the creation of efficiencies in state government by ensuring that state agencies use the GDAC for agency business intelligence requirements.

    Provides that the statewide data integration and data-sharing initiative is to include all state agencies, departments, and institutions, including the University of North Carolina, as specified in this act, which includes the designation of advisees to this initiative by the Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court and the Legislative Services Commission.

    Directs the State CIO, with assistance from the Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM), to identify potential funding sources for expansion or development of projects. Sets parameters that prohibit initiating, expanding, or extending any GDAC project without the specific approval of the General Assembly or prior consultation with the Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations and a report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Information Technology, unless the project can be implemented within the funds appropriated for GDAC projects. Deletes all of the requirements regarding the phases of the initiative from the prior statute, GS 143B-426.38A, recodified in this act as GS 147-33.77A.

    Delineates the general duties of all state agencies regarding data sharing and includes specific requirements regarding the state agencies with specified responsibilities relating to workers' compensation claims for the purpose of preventing and detecting fraud.

    Includes provisions on privacy and confidentiality of information with respect to access to certain types of information under the initiative and specifies limitations that apply to the release of information compiled and collected under the initiative.

    Directs the Office of Information Technology Services (was, the Office of the State CIO), with support of the OSBM, to identify and make all efforts to secure any matching funds or other resources to assist in funding the GDAC (was, this initiative). Makes conforming changes to the reporting requirements to reflect the organizational changes in deleting the implementation of the initiative in phases. Directs the State CIO to report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Information Technology on projects that are failing to achieve projected savings. Requires the report to include a proposed corrective action plan for the project.

    Makes additional organizational changes, deleting subsections (f), (g), and (h) of GS 143B-426.38A, which is recodified in this act as GS 147-33.77A, and incorporating the subject areas of those subsections into GS 147-33.77A.

    Makes conforming changes to GS 20-7(b2)(6), GS 20-43(a), and GS 105-259(b)(45). Directs the Revisor of Statutes to substitute statute number GS 147-33.77A for statute number GS 143B-426.38A wherever it appears in the General Statutes.