2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5003 (Committee Approved)

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Integration of eVa and Cardinal (language only)

Item 76 #1s

Item 76 #1s

General Services, Department of

Page 61, line 45, strike "C." and insert "C.1.".
Page 61, after line 46, insert:
"2. The Department of General Services shall develop a timetable for the real-time integration of the statewide electronic procurement system, known as eVa, with the statewide financial management system, known as Cardinal.  The Department is authorized where necessary to procure, at its own expense from funds retained in the enterprise funds, services to assist such real-time integration necessary to fulfill the requirements of this item on a timely basis, and to provide the resulting work product to the Department of Accounts for use by the Department of Accounts.  The integration shall be completed and operational within one year from the Wave I roll-out of Cardinal and thereafter maintained. The Department of General Services is authorized to fund initial integration roll-out costs with retained enterprise and special funds of this item. The Departments of General Services and Accounts shall work collaboratively to implement and complete integration in compliance with the Department of General Services timetable.  The Department of General Services shall submit to the Governor and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees the integration timetable and quarterly updates until the integration is completed."

(This amendment implements the 2013 consultant recommendations regarding the integration of the Commonwealth's electronic procurement and financial accounting systems.)