Florida Senate - 2010                             CS for SB 1218
       By the Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability;
       and Senator Ring
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    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to the Office of the Chief Technology
    3         Officer; creating the Office of the Chief Technology
    4         Officer within the Department of Financial Services;
    5         requiring that the Chief Technology Officer be
    6         appointed by the Governor and Cabinet; requiring that
    7         the office be composed of three divisions; providing
    8         duties of such divisions; requiring that the Chief
    9         Technology Officer develop a multiyear plan of action
   10         for the purpose of meeting specified objectives;
   11         providing an effective date.
   13         WHEREAS, the Legislature finds that it is necessary to
   14  fundamentally reorient the deployment of public technology
   15  infrastructure in a manner consistent with the current statutory
   16  objectives in chapter 282, Florida Statutes, create an
   17  accountable governance system that can continue to consolidate
   18  separate state data centers and develop common electronic
   19  communications and messaging systems, and provide reasonable
   20  assurances to the public that their contact with governmental
   21  services is timely, accurate, responsive, and respectful of the
   22  need for the maintenance of secure networks that do not
   23  compromise the need to safeguard personal identifying
   24  information protected by law or duty, and
   25         WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Legislature to create a
   26  road map for successive governance deployment initiatives,
   27  thereby producing a sound management system, disciplined
   28  procurement systems, and effective operational controls for
   29  succeeding generations of taxpayers and recipients of public
   30  services, NOW, THEREFORE,
   32  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   34         Section 1. Office of the Chief Technology Officer;
   35  creation; powers and duties.—
   36         (1) There is created within the Department of Financial
   37  Services the Office of the Chief Technology Officer. The office
   38  shall be led by the Chief Technology Officer, who shall be
   39  appointed by the Governor and Cabinet.
   40         (2) The office shall be composed of three divisions:
   41         (a) The Division of Strategic Procurement, which shall
   42  include the development of all enterprise information technology
   43  procurement and acquisition-management systems across state
   44  agencies, whether owned or contracted, with the objective of
   45  achieving unified accountability.
   46         (b) The Division of Policy Formulation, Development, and
   47  Standards, which shall set by rule or contract the technical and
   48  architectural expectations for current and emerging technologies
   49  and establish new human capital skill sets, competency
   50  expectations, and total compensation for all state agency
   51  information technology professions.
   52         (c) The Division of Implementation, which shall be
   53  responsible for the execution, timing, and integration of
   54  specific technology components and business domain management
   55  and the retention of key legacy agency expertise in nonstrategic
   56  management systems.
   57         (3) The Chief Technology Officer shall develop a multiyear
   58  plan of action that builds upon the initial objectives contained
   59  in part I of chapter 282, Florida Statutes, and develops or
   60  recommends the legislative actions necessary to make the
   61  following changes to existing enterprise services:
   62         (a) Consolidation of all state agency data centers into
   63  three primary locations or entities by January 1, 2013.
   64         (b) By December 31, 2010, initiation of the development of
   65  a revised financial management infrastructure for state
   66  government which causes the reengineering of subsystem
   67  components, including, but not limited to, the legislative
   68  appropriations system and planning and budget system, cash
   69  management, human resources, a successor accounting system, and
   70  strategic and tactical procurement and acquisition management.
   71         (c) By January 1, 2011, the reconfiguration of significant
   72  structural components of the operations of existing state
   73  agencies, including, but not limited to, the Department of
   74  Management Services, the Department of Financial Services, and
   75  the Agency for Enterprise Information Technology.
   76         (d) By a date to be determined by the Governor and Cabinet
   77  and, subject to specific legislative appropriations, the
   78  creation of successor customer relationship-management systems,
   79  including, but not limited to, professional licensure, facility
   80  licensure, regulatory inspections, and compliance and monitoring
   81  systems.
   82         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.