1996 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Introduced)

Council on Information Management

Item 86

Item 86

First Year - FY1997Second Year - FY1998
Information Systems Management and Direction (71100)$605,919$605,919
Other Services (71199)FY1997 $605,919FY1998 $605,919
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY1997 $605,919FY1998 $605,919

Authority: Title 2.1, Chapter 35.2, Article 7, of Code of Virginia.

A. Council shall conduct a study to determine the feasibility of privatizing the State data center located at the Department of Information Technology. As part of the study, the Council shall:1) assess the scope and utility of current data center services 2) identify opportunities for privatizing these services; 3) assess the impact on agencies currently using these services; and 4) determine the approximate cost of transferring these services to private sector management.

The results of this study shall be submitted to the Department of Planning and Budget no later than July 1, 1996.

B. There is hereby established the Virginia Technology Infrastructure Fund, as a nongeneral nonreverting special fund, to be administered by the Council on Information Management and to be funded as provided in § 3-1.02E of this act. The purpose of the Fund is to initiate and study special technology projects and needs of state agencies and institutions of higher education.