2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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VDOT Financial Management System Enterprise Application Data Requirements (language only)

Item 460 #1c

Item 460 #1c

Transportation, Department of

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"2.  The Department of General Services, the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Human Resource Management, the Department of Planning and Budget, and the Department of Accounts shall support the system modernization effort of the Department of Transportation through the adoption of statewide data standards.  These data standards shall include, but not be limited to, vendor tables, agency identification information, state employee identification information, charts of accounts, receiving information, invoice information, purchase information including commodity codes, and any other essential data standards necessary to conduct business.  The Departments of General Services, Treasury, Human Resource Management, Planning and Budget, and Accounts shall provide the Virginia Enterprise Applications Program (VEAP) Office Director and the Department of Transportation with such data standards by October 1, 2008, and the VEAP Office Director shall adopt these data standards as the Commonwealth's standards for future enterprise applications.  Within 60 days of their adoption, the VEAP Office Director shall present such data standards to the Information Technology Investment Board for their approval as provided in § 2.2-2458, Code of Virginia.  Upon approval by the Information Technology Investment Board, the Commonwealth shall use such data standards for all new Commonwealth information systems implementation projects including, but not limited to, Commonwealth enterprise application initiatives."

(This amendment directs certain designated state agencies to support the VDOT accounting system modernization effort through the development of statewide data standards. There is a companion amendment in Item 63 that directs the Director of the Virginia Enterprise Applications Office to coordinate support of this initiative.)