Florida Senate - 2010 CS for SB 1218 By the Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability; and Senator Ring 585-02809-10 20101218c1 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. 12 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, 31 32 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 33 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.