2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Committee Approved)

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Committee to Develop Legislation Reorganizing VITA's Responsibilities (language only)

Item 6 #1h

Item 6 #1h

Legislative Department
Legislative Services, Division of

Page 12, after line 28, insert:
"E. The Division of Legislative Services is hereby directed to lead a technical staff working group, including staff of the Joint Commission on Technology and Science, the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC), the Office of the Secretary of Technology, the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA), and the Office of the Attorney General, and any other to review VITA's existing responsibilities, as set forth in the Code of Virginia, in uncodified Acts of Assembly, and in the Appropriations Act. The working group shall develop legislation that reorganizes, clarifies, and codifies, but does not substantively amend, such responsibilities. The technical working group shall present its proposal to JLARC no later than November 1, 2015, so that it may be considered for introduction at the 2016 Session of the General Assembly."

(This amendment would implement Recommendation #7 from the September 2014 JLARC report "Virginia's Information Technology Governance Structure.")