Bill Summary for H 700 (2013-2014)

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May 2 2013

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 700 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT MAKING OMNIBUS CHANGES TO THE LAWS RELATING TO STATE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GOVERNANCE.
Intro. by Saine, Avila, Cleveland.

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

Deletes the repeal of GS 143-135.9(a)(3), regarding best value procurements.Deletes changes to the following General Statutes: (1) 147-33.72C(e), performance contracting; (2) 147-33.91(a),responsibilities of the state Chief Information Officer (CIO)as general coordinating authority for all telecommunication matter with respect to state agencies; (3) 147-33.92(b), listing organizations and entities to share in broadbandtelecommunication services on a not-for-profit basis;(4) 150B-2(8a), definitions as used in GS Chapter 150B; (5) 147-33.76, duties, qualification, and appointment of the CIO; (6) 147-33.111, CIO approval of security standards and assessments; and (7) 147-33.112, assessment of agency compliance with security standards.

Amends GS 143-33.72C(e) to reinstate provisions regarding performance contracts that were amended in the 1st edition. Again provides that the CIO may require (changed to must require in 1st edition) that the provisions of performance contracts require a performance bond.Makes a clarifying change. Also amends new subsection (f) to provide that any state agency developing and implementing an information technology project with a total cost of ownership in excess of $5 million may be required by the CIO to engage the services of private counsel (was, required the state agency to engage private counsel) or subject matter experts to review information and provide advice and assistance. Provides that this review and advice requirement may also apply (was, shall apply)to information technology programs separated into individual projects when costs for the overall program is more than $5 million.

Amends GS 147-33.77(a) to reinstate all of the provisions deleted in that subsection in the 1st edition except retains the deletion of the inclusion of these employees under the State Personnel Act. Makes a conforming change to GS 126-5(c1) in the State Personnel Act.

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