2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5003 (Committee Approved)

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UNISYS Migration (language only)

Item 424 #2s

Item 424 #2s

Virginia Information Technologies Agency

Page 345, following line 17, insert:
"3. The Chief Information Officer of the Commonwealth shall provide a report on progress toward discontinuation of the Unisys mainframe to the Governor and Chairman of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees not later than September 15 of each year until such usage is discontinued.  Agencies that use the Unisys mainframe shall provide all data and other information requested by the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) in a timely manner.  All users of the Unisys mainframe shall also ensure that their current and future information technology strategic plans address anticipated changes in usage of the Unisys and any replacement, ancillary, or supplemental services. As required by §§ 2.2-2007 and 2.2-1507, Code of Virginia, all budget requests that address or are affected by the reduction in the use of the Unisys mainframe shall be submitted to VITA prior to submission to the Department of Planning and Budget, in sufficient time to allow VITA to comply with the its reporting responsibilities under those sections and under § 2.2-2013. VITA shall use this information to monitor actual and projected usage of the Unisys and IBM mainframe, servers, storage, and other services whose usage is affected by reduction in the use of the Unisys mainframe."

(This amendment directs the Chief Information Officer to report on the progress towards retirement of the current Unisys mainframe supported applications and directs agencies to comply with existing provisions of the Code of Virginia.)