2014 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5002 (Introduced)

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Virginia Information Technologies Agency

Item 425

Item 425

First Year - FY2015Second Year - FY2016
Administrative and Support Services (89900)$22,963,331$22,964,220
General Management and Direction (89901)FY2015 $16,328,826FY2016 $17,328,826
Accounting and Budgeting Services (89903)FY2015 $5,907,127FY2016 $4,908,016
Human Resources Services (89914)FY2015 $457,114FY2016 $457,114
Audit Services (89931)FY2015 $270,264FY2016 $270,264
Fund Sources:  
Internal ServiceFY2015 $22,963,331FY2016 $22,964,220

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 20.1, Code of Virginia.

A. The appropriation for Administrative and Support Services is sum sufficient and amounts shown are estimates from an internal service fund which shall be paid solely from charges to other programs within this agency.

B. The provisions of Title 2.2, Chapter 20.1 of the Code of Virginia shall not apply to the Virginia Port Authority.

C. The requirement that the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services purchase information technology equipment or services from the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) according to the provisions of Chapters 981 and 1021 of the Acts of Assembly of 2003 shall not adversely impact the provision of services to mentally disabled clients.

D. The Chief Information Officer and the Secretary of Technology shall provide the Governor and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees with a report detailing any amendments or modifications to the comprehensive infrastructure agreement. The report shall include statements describing the fiscal impact of such amendments or modifications and shall be submitted within 30 days following the signing of any amended agreement.

E. An annual assessment of the VITA organization and in-scope information technology and telecommunications costs will be provided to the Governor and Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by September 15 of each year. This assessment should (i) include a review of agency productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness, (ii) identify opportunities to reduce the number of retained employees, (iii) establish and update standards for hardware, such as the number of printers per employees and using docking stations instead of laptops and desktops, and (iv) offer options for decreasing agency overhead costs.

F. The Chief Information Officer shall provide the Governor and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees no later than December 1, each year, an update to the December 1, 2013, assessment of the comprehensive infrastructure agreement. The updated assessment shall (i) include a detailed overview of all in-scope agency infrastructure transition timelines and costs, including untransformed agencies; (ii) describe all efforts undertaken to ensure the market competitiveness of the fees paid by the Commonwealth to Northrop Grumman; (iii) assess whether the financial and contractual terms of the comprehensive agreement ensure that the Commonwealth's needs are met, including whether any modifications thereto are required; and (iv) identify options available to the Commonwealth at the expiry of the current agreement including any anticipated steps required to plan for its expiration.

G. From the amounts appropriated in this Item, $1,000,000 the second year from the internal service fund shall be allocated to develop an information technology (IT) sourcing strategy for contract transition in preparation for the expiration of the IT contract with Northrop Grumman.

H. From the amounts appropriated in this Item, $1,721,245 the first year and $721,624 the second year from the internal service fund shall be allocated to implement a new telecommunications expense management (TEM) and billing solution system.