2010 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Add Colleges Exempt from CIO Control (language only)

Item 4-5.04 #1c

Item 4-5.04 #1c

Special Conditions and Restrictions on Expenditures
Goods and Services

Page 406, strike lines 30 through 32, and insert:  
"b) Except for research projects, research initiatives, or instructional programs at public institutions of higher education, or any non-major information technology project request from the Virginia Community College System, Longwood University, or from an institution of higher education which is a member of the Virginia Association of State Colleges and University Purchasing Professionals (VASCUPP) as of July 1, 2003, requests for authorization from state agencies and institutions to procure information technology and telecommunications goods and services on their own behalf shall be made in writing to the Chief Information Officer or his designee.  Members of VASCUPP as of July 1, 2003, are hereby recognized as:  The College of William and Mary, George Mason University, James Madison University, Old Dominion University, Radford University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and the University of Virginia."

(This amendment eliminates the proposed language contained in House Bill 30, as introduced, changing the specifications regarding the institutions of higher education and their purchases of information technology and telecommunications services. The amendment restores existing language governing these purchases.)