(1) There is created within the Legislature the Technology Review Workgroup. The workgroup shall review and make recommendations with respect to the portion of agencies’ long-range program plans which pertains to information technology resources needs and with respect to agencies’ legislative budget requests for information technology and related resources. The Technology Review Workgroup shall report such recommendations, together with the findings and conclusions on which such recommendations are based, to the Legislative Budget Commission.
(2) In addition to its primary duty specified in subsection (1), the Technology Review Workgroup shall have powers and duties that include, but are not limited to, the following:
(a) To evaluate the information technology needs identified in the agency long-range program plans and make recommendations to the Legislative Budget Commission.
(b) To review and make recommendations to the Legislative Budget Commission on proposed budget amendments and agency transfers associated with information technology initiatives or projects that involve more than one agency, that have an outcome that impacts another agency, that exceed $500,000 in total cost over a 1-year period, or that are requested by the Legislative Budget Commission to be reviewed.