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  • Summary date: Apr 30 2013 - View Summary

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

    Renames the Government Business Intelligence Competency Center (GBICC)as the Government Data Analytics Center (GDAC). Makes conforming changes replacing occurrences of the name Government Business Intelligence Competency Centeror its acronym, GBICC, with the name Government Data Analytics Center or its acronym, GDAC,in new GS 143B-426.38A. Directs the Revisor of Statutes to make necessary changes to replace the name and the appropriate acronym wherevertheyare used in SL 2012-142.

    Amends new GS 143B-426.38A to direct the Department of Revenue to furnish to the GDAC,upon request, other tax information that does not impair or violate any information-sharing agreements between the Department and the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Makes a determination of whethersupplying GDAC with the requested information would violate any information-sharing agreements between the Department and the IRS in the sole discretion of the Secretary of the Department.

    Makes organizational changes and makes conforming changes to the long and short titles of the act.

  • Summary date: Mar 13 2013 - View Summary

    Enacts new GS 143B-426.38A (Government Business Intelligence Competency Center; State data sharing requirements) to require the state togenerate a data integration and sharinginitiative across all North Carolina agencies, departments, and institutions, including the University of North Carolina. Specifies that the data integration and sharing initiative is not intended to replace transactional systems, but is instead intended to leverage the data from those systems for enterprise-level state business intelligence. Requires the Office of State Controller to conduct an evaluation of state data analytics projects and plans to identify integration and business intelligence opportunities generating greater efficiencies in and improved service delivery by state entities.

    Establishes the Government Business Intelligence Competency Center (GBICC) in the office of the State Controller. Provides that the State Controller (Controller) isto lead the initiative established under this section. Directs the Chief Justice of the NC Supreme Court and the Legislative Services Commission to each designate an office or an agency to advise and assist the Controller in implementing the initiative in their respective branches of government. Directs the legislative and judicial branches to fully cooperate in the initiative mandated by this section in the same manner as required of state agencies.

    Provides detailed guidelines regarding the creation and implementation of this initiative. Requires a three-phase process,through which the initiative is to cycle on an ongoing basis, to implement the initiative. Specifiesthe powers and duties of the GBICC. Directs the Office of the Controller, with the support of the Office of State Budget and Management, to seek matching funds or other resources to assist in funding this initiative. Anticipates there will be savings resulting from the cancelation of projects, software, and licensing, as well as any other savings from the initiative, and directs that those savings be returned to the General Fund and remain unexpended and unencumbered until appropriated by the General Assembly in a subsequent fiscal year. States that it is the intent of the General Assembly that these savings be used to fund the initiative in subsequent fiscal years.

    Includes reporting requirements, directing the Office of the Controller to submit quarterly reports on the implementation of Phase I and the plan developed as a part of that phase to the chairs of the House of Representatives Appropriations and Senate Base Budget/Appropriations Committees, the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Information Technology, and the Fiscal Research Division of the General Assembly. Also requires the Office of the Controller to report information on the failure of any state agency to provide information requested under this section. Details additional reporting requirements.

    Also includes data-sharing requirements and a listing of specific requirements directing various state agencies to provide specified data to the GBICC. Delineates guidelines regarding privacy and confidentiality of information and the release of information.

    Under current law, the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) requires the Social Security number of an applicant for an identification card, learner's permit, or a driver's license; however, the DMV is prohibited from disclosing the applicant's Social Security number except as provided under federal law. Amends GS 20-7(b2) to allow the DMV to disclosean applicant's Social Security number to the Office of the State Controller for the purposes of new GS 143B-426.38A.

    Amends GS 20-43(a) to allow the DMV to release a photographic image of an applicant to the Office of the Controller for the purposes of new GS 143B-426.38A. Amends GS 105-259(b) to add disclosure of tax informationto the Office of the Controller under new GS 143B-426.38Ato the list of exceptions to the prohibitions against disclosure of tax information by an officer, employee, or agency of the state. Amends GS143B-426.39 (Duties of the State Controller) todirect the Controller to coordinate data integration and sharing under new GS 143B-426.38A.

    Provides that the purpose ofSection 3 of the actis to codify provisions of Section 6A.7A of SL 2012-142 in GS 143B-426.38A. Provides that if there is a conflict between the noncodified provisions andGS 143B-426.38A as enacted by this act, then the statute is to be construed as prevailing.