2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5003 (Committee Approved)

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SOF: Property Database (language only)

Item 252 #2s

Item 252 #2s

Finance, Secretary of

Page 203, strike line 17-29 and insert:
"C.1. The Secretary of Finance and the Secretary of Administration shall convene a work group to consist of representatives from the Department of Accounts, the Department of General Services, and the Department of the Treasury to evaluate options for improving the efficiency and accuracy of  the Commonwealth’s current method of collecting and maintaining state property data. The evaluation shall include, but not be limited to, options for consolidating state property management information systems in production at the Department of Accounts, Department of General Services, and the Department of Treasury into a centralized information system solution, designating the appropriate agency to maintain and administer a centralized  state property information system, identifying the costs associated with beginning the implementation of a selected system solution no later than December 1, 2014, and identifying costs to administer and maintain the system as well as any savings that may be realized by each agency currently maintaining a legacy application.  In conducting this evaluation, the Chief Information Officer of the Commonwealth shall determine if the proposed solution is an enterprise project as defined in § 2.2-2006, Code of Virginia."
2. The Department of the Treasury may use up to $30,000 the first year from the State Insurance Reserve Trust Fund for third party costs associated with paragraph C.1.
3. The work-group shall report its findings and recommendations to the Director, Department of Planning and Budget, the Governor, and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than September 1, 2014."

(This amendment directs the Secretaries of Finance and Administration to convene a work group to evaluate and report on options to develop a single, consolidated database for state property.)