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Budget Bill - HB30 (Introduced)

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Virginia Information Technologies Agency

Item 428

Item 428

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Information Technology Development and Operations (82000)$329,182,128$329,182,128
Network Services -- Data, Voice, and Video (82003)FY2019 $102,286,722FY2020 $102,286,722
Data Center Services (82005)FY2019 $117,920,303FY2020 $117,920,303
Desktop and End User Services (82006)FY2019 $100,643,409FY2020 $100,643,409
Computer Operations Security Services (82010)FY2019 $8,331,694FY2020 $8,331,694
Fund Sources: 
Internal ServiceFY2019 $329,182,128FY2020 $329,182,128

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


A. Out of this appropriation, $329,182,128 the first year and $329,182,128 the second year for Information Technology Development and Operations is sum sufficient and amounts shown are estimates from an internal service fund which shall be paid solely from revenues derived from charges for services.


B. Political subdivisions and local school divisions are hereby authorized to purchase information technology goods and services of every description from the Virginia Information Technologies Agency and its vendors, provided that such purchases are not prohibited by the terms and conditions of the contracts for such goods and services.


C.1. In consultation with the General Assembly and the Office of the Governor, the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) is authorized to plan for, procure, and take other actions necessary to replace information technology services currently provided by Northrop Grumman. VITA's plan to replace information technology services currently provided by Northrop Grumman shall involve agencies served by VITA.


2. The Secretary of Finance and Secretary of Technology shall approve the draw downs from the agency's line of credit authorized in § 3-2.03 of this act prior to the expenditure of funds for costs associated with replacing information technology services currently provided by Northrop Grumman.


3. The Director, Department of Planning and Budget, is authorized to administratively adjust the appropriation in this Item and Item 431 of this act for approved transition costs associated with replacing information technology services currently provided by Northrop Grumman.


D. The Chief Information Officer of the Commonwealth shall report to the Governor and Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on progress toward transitioning to new information technology services that will replace the information technology services currently provided by Northrop Grumman under the Comprehensive Infrastructure Agreement. Such a report shall be made at least quarterly, in a format mutually agreeable to them, and shall (i) describe efforts to discontinue the Unisys mainframe, (ii) assess the Virginia Information Technologies Agency's organization and in-scope information technology and telecommunications costs, and (iii) identify options available to the Commonwealth at the expiry of the current agreement including any anticipated steps required to plan for its expiration.