Bill Summary for H 911 (2019-2020)

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Apr 18 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 911 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 16, 2019
AN ACT TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO STUDY AND ASSESS THE THREAT OF FOREIGN TECHNOLOGIES IN NORTH CAROLINA STATE-OWNED COMPUTER SYSTEMS.
Intro. by Jones, K. Hall.

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Includes whereas clauses.

Enacts new GS 143B-1363 prohibiting State agencies and constituent institutions of UNC from purchasing information technology hardware and related components that were manufactured in China unless (1) no comparable products can be found that meet the required parameters for availability, performance, security, or functionality; or (2) the cost of a comparable produce exceeds the cost of the Chinese product by 10% or more.

Requires the Department of Information Technology and UNC to adopt rules and procedures in accordance with the new statute by December 31, 2019.  

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