1997 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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State Information Technology Consortium

Item 96 #2s

Item 96 #2s

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Commerce And Trade
Virginia Economic Development Partnership FY1997 $75,000 FY1998 $0 GF

Page 71, line 4, strike "$5,080,626" and insert "$5,155,626".
Page 74, after line 3, insert:
"O.  Out of the amounts for Other Services, $75,000 the first year from the general fund shall be provided to the Software Productivity Consortium to establish the State Information Technology Consortium (SITC), a Virginia-based nonprofit national technology consortium providing states with efficient and cost effective technology and information sharing expertise.  This appropriation is not subject to § 4-5.07 b.1 of this Act."

(This amendment provides general fund support for the Software Productivity Consortium to create a nonprofit national technology consortium of states. The consortium would focus on state technology and information management issues in ways similar to other organizations such as the Technology Center of the National Center of State Courts which assists state and local courts.)