120.22 Department of Management Services.—There is created a Department of Management Services.
(1) The head of the Department of Management Services is the Secretary of Management Services, who shall be appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate, and shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor.
(2) The following divisions and programs within the Department of Management Services are established:
(a) Facilities Program.
(b) Division of State Technology, the director of which is appointed by the secretary of the department and shall serve as the state chief information officer. The state chief information officer must be a proven, effective administrator who must have at least 10 years of executive-level experience in the public or private sector, preferably with experience in the development of information technology strategic planning and the development and implementation of fiscal and substantive information technology policy and standards.
(c) Workforce Program.
(d)1. Support Program.
2. Federal Property Assistance Program.
(e) Administration Program.
(f) Division of Administrative Hearings.
(g) Division of Retirement.
(h) Division of State Group Insurance.
(3) The duties of the Chief Labor Negotiator shall be determined by the Secretary of Management Services, and must include, but need not be limited to, the representation of the Governor as the public employer in collective bargaining negotiations pursuant to the provisions of chapter 447.
History.—s. 22, ch. 69-106; ss. 1, 2, ch. 70-146; s. 1, ch. 71-43; s. 2, ch. 71-286; s. 1, ch. 74-256; ss. 1, 2, ch. 75-70; s. 1, ch. 76-247; ss. 1, 2, 3, ch. 77-112; s. 5, ch. 83-92; s. 3, ch. 84-274; s. 25, ch. 85-349; s. 1, ch. 91-54; s. 4, ch. 92-279; s. 55, ch. 92-326; s. 4, ch. 94-113; s. 1, ch. 94-226; s. 20, ch. 94-249; s. 2, ch. 94-340; s. 1, ch. 97-92; s. 3, ch. 97-296; s. 6, ch. 99-2; s. 2, ch. 99-7; s. 1, ch. 99-255; s. 1, ch. 99-399; s. 1, ch. 2001-261; s. 2, ch. 2007-105; s. 55, ch. 2018-10; ss. 74, 82, 115, ch. 2019-116; s. 3, ch. 2019-118.
A. Section 1, ch. 2019-118, provides that “[a]ll powers; duties; functions; records; offices; personnel; associated administrative support positions; property; pending issues and existing contracts; administrative authority; administrative rules in chapter 74, Florida Administrative Code, in effect as of July 1, 2019; trust funds; and unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations, and other funds of the Agency for State Technology are transferred by a type two transfer pursuant to s. 20.06(2), Florida Statutes, to the Department of Management Services.”
B. Section 2, ch. 2019-118, provides that “[a]ny contract or interagency agreement existing before July 1, 2019, between the Agency for State Technology, or any entity or agent of the agency, and any other agency, entity, or person shall continue as a contract or agreement on the successor department or entity responsible for the program, activity, or function relative to the contract or agreement.”