Florida Senate - 2010 SB 1218 By Senator Ring 32-00826A-10 20101218__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to information technology; providing 3 legislative intent; creating the Task Force on 4 Business Process Transformation; providing membership; 5 providing the duties and priorities of the task force; 6 requiring an annual report to the Governor and 7 Legislature; providing an appropriation; providing for 8 expiration of the task force; providing an effective 9 date. 10 11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 12 13 Section 1. Task Force on Business Process Transformation.- 14 (1) The Legislature finds that one of the greatest benefits 15 of information technology is its ability to transform 16 investments into public service. To achieve this, all state 17 agencies need to be configured and operate using common business 18 platforms for the different services provided to the public. The 19 Legislature therefore intends that the same effort required to 20 consolidate multiple data center assets be used to rationalize 21 multiple back-office business operations. 22 (2) The Task Force on Business Process Transformation is 23 established and assigned to the Agency for Enterprise 24 Information Technology. 25 (a) The task force shall be composed of the following five 26 members: 27 1. Two members appointed by the Governor. 28 2. One member appointed by the Chief Financial Officer. 29 3. One member appointed by the President of the Senate. 30 4. One member appointed by the Speaker of the House of 31 Representatives. 32 (b) Any vacancy on the joint task force shall be filled in 33 the same manner as the original appointment. 34 (c) The members of the task force shall select a chair from 35 among its members. 36 (d) The task force shall meet as necessary, but at least 37 quarterly at the call of, and at the time and place designated 38 by, the chair. 39 (e) Members of the task force shall serve without 40 compensation, but are entitled to reimbursement for per diem and 41 travel expenses as provided in s. 112.061, Florida Statutes. 42 (f) The Agency for Enterprise Information Technology shall 43 provide administrative, technical, and staff support to the task 44 force. 45 (3) The task force shall: 46 (a) Conduct an inventory of all state government business 47 process systems that are designed to support public services 48 directly funded and delivered by state employees through state 49 agencies or indirectly through contract vendors or other 50 governmental entities. 51 (b) Solicit and receive input from subject-matter experts 52 from the various public and private sectors affected by the 53 actions of state government. 54 (c) Develop an enterprise approach to systemic change, with 55 business case analysis informing all critical decisions and 56 competitive procurements. 57 (d) Recommend the development of best practices and 58 technology process improvements for the administrative support 59 functions of state government. 60 (e) Recommend collaborative undertakings that permit best 61 practices to be scaled across multiple agencies to achieve the 62 maximum impact and economies of scale. 63 (f) Recommend funding approaches that eliminate duplication 64 and provide long-term investment opportunities as technology 65 improvements and innovations dictate. 66 (g) Enable state agencies to have the benefit of best-of 67 class technology for their critical operational business 68 applications. 69 (4) The task force shall undertake its mission and 70 prioritize: 71 (a) Administrative support functions, including: 72 1. Property inventory, location, and management. 73 2. Financial management, including all cash management, 74 payroll, personnel, and benefit systems. 75 3. The relationship between agency-owned and agency 76 purchased systems, taking into consideration accountability and 77 changing reporting needs. 78 (b) Permission-based and regulatory systems, including: 79 1. License issuance and renewal. 80 2. Professional regulation and certification systems. 81 3. Facility inspection and regulatory compliance. 82 4. The scaling of the systems in subparagraphs 1.-3. to a 83 business and consumer-friendly centralized location, multiple 84 service centers, or an electronic portal. 85 (5) The task force shall prepare and submit to the Governor 86 and Legislature an annual report that includes a summary of its 87 activities, findings, and recommendations beginning June 1, 88 2011. 89 (6) For the 2010-2011 fiscal year and each of the following 90 2 fiscal years, the sum of $50,000 is appropriated from the 91 General Revenue Fund to the Agency for Enterprise Information 92 Technology in the Executive Office of the Governor to fund the 93 administrative costs of the task force. 94 (7) The task force is abolished and this section expires on 95 June 30, 2013. 96 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.