1997 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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Telecommunications Contracting (language only)

Item 83 #2s

Item 83 #2s

Information Technology, Department of

Page 59 following line 31,  insert:
"G. Except for Old Dominion University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and the Virginia Community College System, agencies and institutions that received data telecommunications services from the Department of Information Technology on January 1, 1997 may contract for such services with other vendors if it can be demonstrated that the cost of such vendor services is economically advantageous when compared to the rates that are charged by the Department for the same services."

(This amendment requires that agencies demonstrate the cost effectiveness of contracting for data telecommunications services with vendors other than DIT.)