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Senate Bill 1494

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    By the Committee on Governmental Oversight and Productivity;
    and Senator Argenziano




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  1                      A bill to be entitled

  2         An act relating to information technology

  3         management; providing legislative intent that

  4         each state agency use a governance process and

  5         structure for managing its information

  6         technology operations and investments in order

  7         to ensure alignment with the business needs and

  8         policy requirements of the agency; providing

  9         definitions; providing a governance process for

10         information technology which includes

11         management of the agency's information

12         technology portfolio along with project

13         management; specifying the purpose of

14         information technology portfolio management;

15         requiring each agency to submit its approved

16         information technology portfolio as part of its

17         final legislative budget request; requiring

18         that agencies implement and administer a

19         project management methodology; providing

20         requirements for project plans; requiring each

21         agency to incorporate the operational work

22         plans and project status reports based on

23         requirements in the General Appropriations Act;

24         requiring that each agency implement an

25         operational governance structure that

26         establishes an agency information technology

27         investment management board; providing for

28         membership of the board; providing for meetings

29         and staffing of the board; specifying the

30         responsibilities of the agency information

31         technology investment management boards;

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 1         amending s. 20.22, F.S.; renaming an office

 2         within the Department of Management Services;

 3         amending ss. 20.23, 20.255, and 110.191, F.S.;

 4         conforming cross-references; repealing s.

 5         110.205(2)(e) and (w), F.S., relating to

 6         personnel of the State Technology Office;

 7         amending s. 186.022, F.S.; providing for review

 8         of information technology plans of the

 9         Financial Management Information Board, the

10         Criminal Juvenile Justice Information Systems

11         Council, and the Health Information Systems

12         Council by the Executive Office of the Governor

13         rather than the State Technology Office;

14         amending s. 216.013, F.S.; revising provisions

15         governing review of agency program plans by the

16         Executive Office of the Governor; amending s.

17         216.0446, F.S.; revising the responsibilities

18         of the Legislature's Technology Review

19         Workgroup; repealing s. 216.292(1)(c), F.S.,

20         relating to transfer of positions or

21         appropriations for fiscal year 2001-2002;

22         amending s. 282.0041, F.S.; revising

23         definitions; amending s. 282.005, F.S.;

24         transferring responsibilities relating to

25         information technology from the State

26         Technology Office to each agency head or to the

27         Department of Management Services; amending s.

28         282.102, F.S.; eliminating the State Technology

29         Office and transferring responsibilities of the

30         office to the Department of Management

31         Services; revising various responsibilities

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 1         relating to information technology; amending

 2         ss. 282.103, 282.104, 282.105, 282.106, and

 3         282.107, F.S.; transferring responsibilities

 4         relating to the SUNCOM Network from the State

 5         Technology Office to the Department of

 6         Management Services; amending ss. 282.1095 and

 7         282.111, F.S.; transferring responsibilities

 8         relating to various law enforcement radio

 9         systems from the office to the department;

10         amending s. 282.20, F.S.; transferring

11         responsibilities relating to the Technology

12         Resource Center from the office to the

13         department; amending s. 282.21, F.S.;

14         transferring authorization to collect fees for

15         provision of remote electronic access services

16         from the office to the department; amending s.

17         282.22, F.S.; transferring responsibilities

18         relating to production, dissemination, and

19         ownership of various materials or products from

20         the office to the department; repealing s.

21         282.23, F.S., relating to the State Strategic

22         Information Technology Alliance; amending s.

23         282.3031, F.S.; deleting provisions assigning

24         responsibility for information resources

25         management to the State Technology Office;

26         repealing s. 282.3055, F.S., relating to

27         personnel of the State Technology Office;

28         repealing s. 282.3063, F.S., relating to the

29         Agency Annual Enterprise Resource Planning and

30         Management Report; repealing s. 282.310, F.S.,

31         relating to the State Annual Report on

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 1         Enterprise Resource Planning and Management;

 2         amending s. 282.315, F.S.; transferring

 3         responsibilities relating to the Agency Chief

 4         Information Officers Council from the State

 5         Technology Office to the Department of

 6         Management Services; specifying an additional

 7         responsibility; amending s. 282.318, F.S.;

 8         transferring various responsibilities relating

 9         to security of data and information technology

10         resources from the State Technology Office to

11         each agency head or the Department of

12         Management Services; amending s. 282.322, F.S.;

13         deleting provisions relating to information

14         technology projects identified as high-risk;

15         amending s. 287.042, F.S.; transferring

16         responsibilities from the State Technology

17         Office to the Department of Management

18         Services; deleting provisions requiring

19         consultation between the department and the

20         office; repealing s. 287.057(24), F.S.,

21         relating to strategic information technology

22         alliances; amending s. 402.731, F.S.;

23         conforming a cross-reference; amending s.

24         445.049, F.S.; transferring responsibilities

25         relating to the Digital Divide Council from the

26         State Technology Office to the Department of

27         Management Services or the secretary of the

28         department; providing an effective date.

29  

30  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:

31  

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 1         Section 1.  Information technology management.--

 2         (1)  LEGISLATIVE INTENT.--It is the intent of the

 3  Legislature that each state agency use a governance process

 4  and structure for the management of information technology in

 5  order to plan, manage, and implement its information

 6  technology operations and investments and to ensure that the

 7  operations and investments are aligned with the business needs

 8  and policy requirements of the agency.

 9         (2)  DEFINITIONS.--As used in this section, the term:

10         (a)  "Agency information technology investment

11  management board" or "board" means a group of agency executive

12  managers which recommends to an agency head a systematic,

13  data-driven means for selecting and managing information

14  technology investments for the agency. The board also is

15  accountable for ensuring that the agency information

16  technology portfolio is implemented in a manner consistent

17  with fiscal and substantive policies established by the

18  Legislature.

19         (b)  "Information technology investment" means the cost

20  associated with agency resources, hardware, software, or

21  contracted services that are required to provide information

22  technology services as identified in the agency information

23  technology service catalog and to initiate approved

24  information technology projects.

25         (c)  "Information technology portfolio" means the

26  information technology services and the project management

27  methodology that is used to plan, manage, and implement

28  information technology projects in order to ensure alignment

29  of information technology investments with agency business

30  needs. The term includes the analysis and proper mitigation of

31  information technology investment risks.

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 1         (d)  "Information technology services catalog" means a

 2  written statement describing each information technology

 3  service that an agency invests in, manages, and uses to enable

 4  day-to-day business processes. The catalog is comprised of the

 5  definitions and descriptions of strategic and nonstrategic

 6  information technology services.

 7         (e)  "Nonstrategic information technology service"

 8  means a utility-type information technology service, as

 9  defined in the legislative budget request instructions

10  provided for in section 216.023, Florida Statutes, which is

11  common among several agencies and which facilitates the

12  day-to-day agency activities.

13         (f)  "Project management" means a set of disciplines

14  required for planning, organizing, managing, implementing, and

15  controlling organizational and fiscal resources in order to

16  complete specific project goals and objectives.

17         (g)  "Service level agreement" means a written

18  agreement between a service provider and the agency which

19  describes each service to be provided and documents the

20  required service objectives and service levels for a service.

21  Service providers include external providers, internal

22  providers, and other agency providers.

23         (h)  "Strategic information technology service" means a

24  service that directly helps the agency to fulfill its specific

25  statutory or constitutional responsibilities and policy

26  objectives and that is associated with the agency's primary or

27  core business functions. The process for identifying an

28  agency's strategic information technology services shall be

29  prescribed in the legislative budget request instructions

30  provided for in section 216.023, Florida Statutes.

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 1         (3)  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GOVERNANCE PROCESS.--For

 2  the purpose of establishing an information technology

 3  management process that integrates the agency's fiscal and

 4  programmatic activities, each agency shall implement

 5  information technology portfolio management and project

 6  management.

 7         (a)  The information technology portfolio management

 8  process, as defined in this section, shall be used as the

 9  primary tool to support the information technology investment

10  decisions of each agency. The project management requirements

11  for agencies may vary based on the size and nature of their

12  information technology projects. Projects that refresh desktop

13  units or infrastructure equipment with new technology that is

14  similar to the technology currently in use are exempt from the

15  project planning and reporting requirements in this section

16  unless otherwise specified in the General Appropriations Act.

17         1.  For projects with a total cost ranging from

18  $500,000 to $1,999,999, agencies must appoint a dedicated

19  project manager to implement the agency's project management

20  methodology and ensure that needed project planning and

21  management requirements are fulfilled.

22         2.  For projects with a total cost ranging from

23  $500,000 to $10 million which involve routine hardware or

24  software upgrades for a single agency, the agency must appoint

25  a project manager to implement the agency's project management

26  methodology and ensure that needed project planning and

27  management requirements are fulfilled.

28         3.  For projects with a total cost ranging from $2

29  million to $10 million which will impact the general public or

30  which can change or affect an agency's organizational

31  structure, headcount, business processes, or service delivery

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 1  model, the agency must appoint a dedicated project manager and

 2  project management team and ensure that all project management

 3  provisions of this section are implemented.

 4         4.  For any project with a total cost greater than $10

 5  million, the agency must appoint a dedicated project manager

 6  and project management team and ensure that all project

 7  management provisions of this section are implemented.

 8         (b)  The purposes of information technology portfolio

 9  management are to:

10         1.  Link information technology investments in the

11  agency's approved information technology services catalog to

12  agency functions, plans, goals, and objectives that justify

13  information technology investments on the basis of validated

14  business cases.

15         2.  Establish and implement formal risk assessment and

16  risk mitigation associated with the implementation of

17  information technology projects and investments.

18         3.  Identify information technology projects that span

19  multiple programs or multiple agencies in order to leverage

20  resources.

21         4.  Analyze the effect of proposed new information

22  technology investments on existing infrastructure and business

23  functions.

24         (c)  The information technology portfolio shall

25  include, but need not be limited to:

26         1.  The agency's information technology services

27  catalog as defined in this section.

28         2.  A summary statement of the agency's mission, goals,

29  and objectives for information technology which are supported

30  through the agency's information technology portfolio.

31  

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 1         3.  Identification of projects and resources required

 2  to meet the objectives of the portfolio.

 3         4.  Estimated schedules and funding required to

 4  implement approved information technology projects and to

 5  provide information technology services identified in the

 6  information technology services catalog.

 7         (d)  The agency shall submit its approved information

 8  technology portfolio as part of its final legislative budget

 9  request in the manner and form prescribed in the legislative

10  budget request instructions as provided in section 216.023,

11  Florida Statutes.

12         (e)  The agency shall implement and administer a

13  project management methodology that complies with project

14  management rules adopted by the State Technology Office and

15  that prescribes the day-to-day planning, organizing, managing,

16  implementing, and controlling of information technology

17  project activities, resources, and finances to ensure that the

18  agency's information technology project is completed on time

19  and within its approved budget and project scope. At a

20  minimum, each project plan that is developed for approved

21  information technology projects must include the following

22  components:

23         1.  A project charter that contains a narrative

24  description of the project's major business objectives to be

25  obtained, major deliverables to be produced, major milestones

26  or activities to be completed, and any significant project

27  assumptions or constraints.

28         2.  A project work breakdown structure that provides a

29  summary-level description of all tasks required to complete

30  the project.

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 1         3.  A project schedule that describes the planned

 2  project schedule and specifies major milestones, deliverables,

 3  tasks, and activities.

 4         4.  A project spending plan that describes all

 5  estimated expenditures and baseline costs expected to be

 6  incurred by the project during each fiscal year.

 7         5.  A project organization that describes the project's

 8  organizational structure and the major roles and

 9  responsibilities of project team members, project sponsors,

10  the project steering committee, and user advisory groups. If

11  the project involves multiple agencies, the project

12  organization shall include appropriate representation from all

13  affected agencies. These entities together are accountable for

14  the successful implementation of the project. The roles and

15  responsibilities for these entities shall include

16  identification and resolution of project issues and assessment

17  and mitigation of project risks.

18         6.  A project risk-management plan that describes the

19  process and procedures used to identify and manage the

20  project's risks.

21         7.  A project change-management plan that describes the

22  processes and procedures used to manage the change

23  requirements of the project. When a project exceeds its

24  approved scope, schedule or budget by more than 25 percent,

25  the agency shall prepare a project recovery plan.

26         8.  A project recovery plan that, at a minimum, directs

27  the project team to:

28         a.  Develop a comprehensive list of issues and problems

29  requiring resolution;

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 1         b.  Prepare a list that identifies all required

 2  corrective actions necessary to successfully recover the

 3  project; and

 4         c.  Prepare a fully resourced schedule that identifies

 5  major milestones and deliverables needed to complete the

 6  project's recovery and successfully complete the project.

 7  

 8  Based upon analysis of the project recovery plan as provided

 9  for in this subsection and all relevant project status

10  reports, if the State Technology Office and the Technology

11  Review Workgroup jointly determine that an information

12  technology project cannot be recovered, the agency shall

13  implement steps needed to terminate the project. Written

14  notice of the agency's intent to terminate shall be provided

15  to the Director of the Office of Policy and Budget and the

16  chairs of the legislative appropriations committees.

17         (f)  The agency's project planning and management

18  methodology shall incorporate the use of operational work

19  plans and project status reports based upon the standards

20  jointly published by the State Technology Office and the

21  Technology Review Workgroup on an annual basis. The agency

22  shall submit operational work plans and project status reports

23  to the chairs of the legislative appropriations committees and

24  the Director of the Office of Policy and Budget as required in

25  the General Appropriations Act.

26         (g)  Prior to proceeding with any major information

27  technology project, an agency shall submit the required

28  feasibility study documentation or other required

29  documentation as prescribed in the legislative budget request

30  instructions provided for in section 216.023, Florida

31  Statutes.

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 1         (4)  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE.--For

 2  the purpose of planning, managing, and implementing

 3  information technology investments and operations, each agency

 4  shall implement an operational governance structure that

 5  establishes an agency information technology investment

 6  management board as defined in paragraph (2)(a).

 7         (a)  The agency information technology investment

 8  management board shall be comprised of executive managers with

 9  board representation from across the agency's program areas

10  who shall be appointed by the agency head. The board shall

11  meet at least quarterly and shall be staffed by the

12  information technology office of the agency with the agency

13  chief information officer serving as a nonvoting member of the

14  board.

15         (b)  The board shall have the following

16  responsibilities:

17         1.  Adopt and implement an organizational charter that

18  clearly defines and describes major objectives and activities

19  that set the operational procedures of the board as well as

20  responsibilities of the members of the board.

21         2.  Develop, define, manage, and implement the

22  information technology services catalog as defined in

23  paragraph (2)(d) and as required pursuant to section 216.023,

24  Florida Statutes.

25         3.  Identify and define all required components for

26  service level agreements, which must include, but need not be

27  limited to:

28         a.  A description of all services to be provided under

29  the terms of the agreement.

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 1         b.  A clear and unambiguous description of the agency

 2  service requirements and performance objectives for each

 3  service described within the service level agreement.

 4         c.  A description of the process for resolving any

 5  performance problems or situations in which service

 6  requirements are not being met, including procedures for

 7  escalating unresolved issues.

 8         d.  A listing of specific responsibilities of the

 9  agency and the service provider.

10         e.  A detailed payment schedule that specifies the

11  amount and timing of required payments for all services to be

12  rendered by the service provider under the terms and

13  conditions of the agreement.

14         4.  Develop and implement standards and processes for

15  information technology investments, resource prioritization,

16  and allocation decisions through the implementation of

17  approved processes established by the agency information

18  technology investment management board. These processes, to

19  the greatest extent possible, should make use of the

20  information technology planning artifacts required in the

21  legislative budget request instructions as defined in section

22  216.023, Florida Statutes.

23         5.  Approve and submit the department's information

24  technology portfolio to the chairs of the legislative

25  appropriations committees.

26         6.  Approve or disapprove information technology

27  project initiation requests.

28         7.  Develop and implement standards for regular reports

29  describing project status, progress made to date, major issues

30  requiring resolution, and significant risks that must be

31  mitigated.

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 1         Section 2.  Subsections (2) and (3) of section 20.22,

 2  Florida Statutes, are amended to read:

 3         20.22  Department of Management Services.--There is

 4  created a Department of Management Services.

 5         (2)  The following divisions and programs within the

 6  Department of Management Services are established:

 7         (a)  Facilities Program.

 8         (b)  State Technology Program Office.

 9         (c)  Workforce Program.

10         (d)1.  Support Program.

11         2.  Federal Property Assistance Program.

12         (e)  Administration Program.

13         (f)  Division of Administrative Hearings.

14         (g)  Division of Retirement.

15         (h)  Division of State Group Insurance.

16         (3)  The State Technology Program Office shall operate

17  and manage the Technology Resource Center.

18         Section 3.  Subsection (5) of section 20.23, Florida

19  Statutes, is amended to read:

20         20.23  Department of Transportation.--There is created

21  a Department of Transportation which shall be a decentralized

22  agency.

23         (5)  Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 110.205, the

24  Department of Management Services is authorized to exempt

25  positions within the Department of Transportation which are

26  comparable to positions within the Senior Management Service

27  pursuant to s. 110.205(2)(i) s. 110.205(2)(j) or positions

28  which are comparable to positions in the Selected Exempt

29  Service under s. 110.205(2)(k) s. 110.205(2)(m).

30         Section 4.  Subsection (2) of section 20.255, Florida

31  Statutes, is amended to read:

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 1         20.255  Department of Environmental Protection.--There

 2  is created a Department of Environmental Protection.

 3         (2)(a)  There shall be three deputy secretaries who are

 4  to be appointed by and shall serve at the pleasure of the

 5  secretary. The secretary may assign any deputy secretary the

 6  responsibility to supervise, coordinate, and formulate policy

 7  for any division, office, or district. The following special

 8  offices are established and headed by managers, each of whom

 9  is to be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the

10  secretary:

11         1.  Office of Chief of Staff,

12         2.  Office of General Counsel,

13         3.  Office of Inspector General,

14         4.  Office of External Affairs,

15         5.  Office of Legislative and Government Affairs, and

16         6.  Office of Greenways and Trails.

17         (b)  There shall be six administrative districts

18  involved in regulatory matters of waste management, water

19  resource management, wetlands, and air resources, which shall

20  be headed by managers, each of whom is to be appointed by and

21  serve at the pleasure of the secretary. Divisions of the

22  department may have one assistant or two deputy division

23  directors, as required to facilitate effective operation.

24  

25  The managers of all divisions and offices specifically named

26  in this section and the directors of the six administrative

27  districts are exempt from part II of chapter 110 and are

28  included in the Senior Management Service in accordance with

29  s. 110.205(2)(i) s. 110.205(2)(j).

30         Section 5.  Subsection (2) of section 110.191, Florida

31  Statutes, is amended to read:

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 1         110.191  State employee leasing.--

 2         (2)  Positions that which are in the Senior Management

 3  Service System or the Selected Exempt Service System on the

 4  day before the state employee lease agreement takes effect

 5  shall remain in the respective system if the duties performed

 6  by the position during the assignment of the state employee

 7  lease agreement are comparable as determined by the

 8  department.  Those Senior Management Service System or

 9  Selected Exempt Service System positions which are not

10  determined comparable by the department and positions which

11  are in other pay plans on the day before the lease agreement

12  takes effect shall have the same salaries and benefits

13  provided to employees of the Office of the Governor pursuant

14  to s. 110.205(2)(j)2 s. 110.205(2)(l)2.

15         Section 6.  Paragraphs (e) and (w) of subsection (2) of

16  section 110.205, Florida Statutes, are repealed.

17         Section 7.  Section 186.022, Florida Statutes, is

18  amended to read:

19         186.022  Information technology strategic plans.--By

20  June 1 of each year, the Financial Management Information

21  Board, the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Information Systems

22  Council, and the Health Information Systems Council shall each

23  develop and submit to the State Technology Office an

24  information technology strategic plan to the Executive Office

25  of the Governor in a form and manner prescribed in written

26  instructions prepared by from the State Technology Office in

27  consultation with the Executive Office of the Governor in

28  consultation with and the legislative appropriations

29  committees. The Executive Office of the Governor State

30  Technology Office shall review each such strategic plan and

31  may provide comments within 30 days shall determine whether

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 1  each such plan is consistent with the State Annual Report on

 2  Enterprise Resource Planning and Management and statewide

 3  policies adopted by the State Technology Office, and by July 1

 4  of each year shall develop and transmit to each such board and

 5  council a written expression of its findings, conclusions, and

 6  required changes, if any, with respect to each such strategic

 7  plan. If revisions are any change to any such strategic plan

 8  is required, each affected board and council has 30 days shall

 9  revise its strategic plan to the extent necessary to

10  incorporate the revisions such required changes and shall

11  resubmit its strategic plan to the Executive Office of the

12  Governor State Technology Office for final approval and

13  acceptance.

14         Section 8.  Pursuant to section 216.351, Florida

15  Statutes, subsection (4) of section 216.013, Florida Statutes,

16  is amended to read:

17         216.013  Long-range program plan.--

18         (4)  The Executive Office of the Governor shall review

19  the long-range program plans for executive agencies to ensure

20  that they are consistent with the state's goals and objectives

21  and other requirements as specified in the written

22  instructions and that they provide the framework and context

23  for the agency's budget request. In its review, the Executive

24  Office of the Governor shall consider statewide policies and

25  the state's plan for facility needs pursuant to s. 216.0158.

26  Based on the results of the review, the Executive Office of

27  the Governor may require an agency to revise the plan. The

28  Executive Office of the Governor shall review the long-range

29  program plans for executive agencies to ensure that they are

30  consistent with the state's goals and objectives and other

31  requirements as specified in the written instructions and that

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 1  they provide the framework and context for the agency's budget

 2  request.

 3         Section 9.  Pursuant to section 216.351, Florida

 4  Statutes, subsection (1) and paragraph (a) of subsection (2)

 5  of section 216.0446, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:

 6         216.0446  Review of information resources management

 7  needs.--

 8         (1)  There is created within the Legislature the

 9  Technology Review Workgroup. The workgroup and the State

10  Technology Office shall independently review and make

11  recommendations with respect to the portion of agencies'

12  long-range program plans which pertains to information

13  resources management needs and with respect to agencies'

14  legislative budget requests for information technology and

15  related resources. The Technology Review Workgroup shall

16  report such recommendations, together with the findings and

17  conclusions on which such recommendations are based, to the

18  Legislative Budget Commission. The State Technology Office

19  shall report such recommendations, together with the findings

20  and conclusions on which such recommendations are based, to

21  the Executive Office of the Governor and to the chairs of the

22  legislative appropriations committees.

23         (2)  In addition to its primary duty specified in

24  subsection (1), the Technology Review Workgroup shall have

25  powers and duties that include, but are not limited to, the

26  following:

27         (a)  To evaluate the information resource management

28  needs identified in the agency long-range program plans for

29  consistency with the State Annual Report on Enterprise

30  Resource Planning and Management and statewide policies

31  

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 1  recommended by the State Technology Office, and make

 2  recommendations to the Legislative Budget Commission.

 3         Section 10.  Pursuant to section 216.351, Florida

 4  Statutes, paragraph (c) of subsection (1) of section 216.292,

 5  Florida Statutes, is repealed.

 6         Section 11.  Section 282.0041, Florida Statutes, is

 7  amended to read:

 8         282.0041  Definitions.--For the purposes of this part,

 9  the term:

10         (1)  "Agency" means those entities described in s.

11  216.011(1)(qq).

12         (2)  "Agency Annual Enterprise Resource Planning and

13  Management Report" means the report prepared by each Agency

14  Chief Information Officer as required by s. 282.3063.

15         (3)  "Agency Chief Information Officer" means the

16  person appointed by the State Technology Office to coordinate

17  and manage the information technology policies and activities

18  applicable to that agency.

19         (2)(4)  "Agency Chief Information Officers Council"

20  means the council created in s. 282.315 to facilitate the

21  sharing and coordination of information technology issues and

22  initiatives among the agencies.

23         (3)  "Department" means the Department of Management

24  Services.

25         (4)(5)  "Enterprise resources management

26  infrastructure" means the hardware, software, networks, data,

27  human resources, policies, standards, facilities, maintenance,

28  and related materials and services that are required to

29  support the business processes of an agency or state

30  enterprise.

31  

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 1         (5)(6)  "Enterprise resource planning and management"

 2  means the planning, budgeting, acquiring, developing,

 3  organizing, directing, training, control, and related services

 4  associated with government information technology. The term

 5  encompasses information and related resources, as well as the

 6  controls associated with their acquisition, development,

 7  dissemination, and use.

 8         (6)(7)  "Information technology" means equipment,

 9  hardware, software, firmware, programs, systems, networks,

10  infrastructure, media, and related material used to

11  automatically, electronically, and wirelessly collect,

12  receive, access, transmit, display, store, record, retrieve,

13  analyze, evaluate, process, classify, manipulate, manage,

14  assimilate, control, communicate, exchange, convert, converge,

15  interface, switch, or disseminate information of any kind or

16  form.

17         (7)(8)  "Project" means an undertaking directed at the

18  accomplishment of a strategic objective relating to enterprise

19  resources management or a specific appropriated program.

20         (9)  "State Annual Report on Enterprise Resource

21  Planning and Management" means the report prepared by the

22  State Technology Office as defined in s. 282.102.

23         (8)(10)  "Standards" means the use of current, open,

24  nonproprietary, or non-vendor-specific technologies.

25         (11)  "State Technology Office" or "office" means the

26  office created in s. 282.102.

27         (9)(12)  "Total cost" means all costs associated with

28  information technology projects or initiatives, including, but

29  not limited to, value of hardware, software, service,

30  maintenance, incremental personnel, and facilities.  Total

31  cost of a loan or gift of information technology resources to

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 1  an agency includes the fair market value of the resources,

 2  except that the total cost of loans or gifts of information

 3  technology to state universities to be used in instruction or

 4  research does not include fair market value.

 5         Section 12.  Section 282.005, Florida Statutes, is

 6  amended to read:

 7         282.005  Legislative findings and intent.--The

 8  Legislature finds that:

 9         (1)  Information is a strategic asset of the state,

10  and, as such, it should be managed as a valuable state

11  resource.

12         (2)  The state makes significant investments in

13  information technology in order to manage information and to

14  provide services to its citizens.

15         (3)  An office must be created to provide support and

16  guidance to enhance the state's use and management of

17  information technology and to design, procure, and deploy, on

18  behalf of the state, information technology.

19         (4)  The cost-effective deployment of information

20  technology by state agencies can best be managed by a Chief

21  Information Officer.

22         (3)(5)  The head of each agency, in consultation with

23  the department, State Technology Office has primary

24  responsibility and accountability for the planning, budgeting,

25  acquisition, development, implementation, use, and management

26  of information technology within the agency state. The State

27  Technology Office shall use the state's information technology

28  in the best interest of the state as a whole and shall

29  contribute to and make use of shared data and related

30  resources whenever appropriate. Each agency head has primary

31  responsibility and accountability for setting agency

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 1  priorities, identifying business needs, and determining agency

 2  services and programs to be developed as provided by law. The

 3  department State Technology Office, through service level

 4  agreements with each agency, shall provide the information

 5  technology needed for the agency to accomplish its mission.

 6         (4)(6)  The expanding need for, use of, and dependence

 7  on information technology requires focused management

 8  attention and managerial accountability by state agencies and

 9  the state as a whole.

10         (5)(7)  The state, through the State Technology Office,

11  shall provide, by whatever means is most cost-effective and

12  efficient, the information technology, enterprise resource

13  planning and management, and enterprise resource management

14  infrastructure needed to collect, store, and process the

15  state's data and information, provide connectivity, and

16  facilitate the exchange of data and information among both

17  public and private parties.

18         (6)(8)  A necessary part of the state's information

19  technology infrastructure is a statewide communications system

20  for all types of signals, including, but not limited to,

21  voice, data, video, radio, telephone, wireless, and image.

22         (7)(9)  To ensure the best management of the state's

23  information technology and notwithstanding other provisions of

24  law to the contrary, the functions of information technology

25  are assigned to the university boards of trustees for the

26  development and implementation of planning, management,

27  rulemaking, standards, and guidelines for the state

28  universities; to the community college boards of trustees for

29  establishing and developing rules for the community colleges;

30  to the Supreme Court, for the judicial branch; to each state

31  

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 1  attorney and public defender; and to the State Technology

 2  Office for the executive branch of state government.

 3         (8)(10)  The department State Technology Office shall

 4  take no action affecting the supervision, control, management,

 5  or coordination of information technology and information

 6  technology personnel that any cabinet officer listed in s. 4,

 7  Art. IV of the State Constitution deems necessary for the

 8  exercise of his or her statutory or constitutional duties.

 9         Section 13.  Section 282.102, Florida Statutes, is

10  amended to read:

11         282.102  Creation of the State Technology Office;

12  Powers and duties of the department.--There is created a State

13  Technology Office within The powers and duties of the

14  department include of Management Services. The office shall be

15  a separate budget entity, and shall be headed by a Chief

16  Information Officer who is appointed by the Governor and is in

17  the Senior Management Service. The Chief Information Officer

18  shall be an agency head for all purposes. The Department of

19  Management Services shall provide administrative support and

20  service to the office to the extent requested by the Chief

21  Information Officer. The office may adopt policies and

22  procedures regarding personnel, procurement, and transactions

23  for State Technology Office personnel. The office shall have

24  the following powers, duties, and functions:

25         (1)  To publish electronically the portfolio of

26  services available from the office, including pricing

27  information; the policies and procedures of the office

28  governing usage of available services; and a forecast of the

29  priorities and initiatives for the state communications system

30  for the ensuing 2 years.

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 1         (2)  To adopt rules implementing policies and

 2  procedures providing best practices to be followed by agencies

 3  in acquiring, using, upgrading, modifying, replacing, or

 4  disposing of information technology.

 5         (3)  To perform, in consultation with an agency, the

 6  enterprise resource planning and management for the agency.

 7         (2)(4)  To advise and render aid to state agencies and

 8  political subdivisions of the state as to systems or methods

 9  to be used for organizing and meeting information technology

10  requirements efficiently and effectively.

11         (5)  To integrate the information technology systems

12  and services of state agencies.

13         (3)(6)  To adopt technical standards for the state

14  information technology system which will assure the

15  interconnection of computer networks and information systems

16  of agencies and allow for their integration.

17         (4)(7)  To assume management responsibility for any

18  integrated information technology system or service when

19  determined by the department and recommended by the

20  Legislature office to be economically efficient or

21  performance-effective.

22         (5)(8)  To enter into agreements related to information

23  technology with state agencies and political subdivisions of

24  the state.

25         (6)(9)  To use and acquire, with agency concurrence,

26  information technology now owned or operated by any agency.

27         (7)(10)  To purchase from or contract with information

28  technology providers for information technology, including

29  private line services.

30         (8)(11)  To apply for, receive, and hold, and to assist

31  agencies in applying for, receiving, or holding, such

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 1  authorizations, patents, copyrights, trademarks, service

 2  marks, licenses, and allocations or channels and frequencies

 3  to carry out the purposes of this part.

 4         (9)(12)  To purchase, lease, or otherwise acquire and

 5  to hold, sell, transfer, license, or otherwise dispose of

 6  real, personal, and intellectual property, including, but not

 7  limited to, patents, trademarks, copyrights, and service

 8  marks.

 9         (10)(13)  To cooperate with any federal, state, or

10  local emergency management agency in providing for emergency

11  communications services.

12         (11)(14)  To delegate, as necessary, to state agencies

13  the authority to purchase, lease, or otherwise acquire and to

14  use information technology or, as necessary, to control and

15  approve the purchase, lease, or acquisition and the use of all

16  information technology, including, but not limited to,

17  communications services provided as part of any other total

18  system to be used by the state or any of its agencies.

19         (12)(15)  To acquire ownership, possession, custody,

20  and control of existing communications equipment and

21  facilities, including all right, title, interest, and equity

22  therein, as necessary, to carry out the purposes of this part.

23  However, the provisions of this subsection shall in no way

24  affect the rights, title, interest, or equity in any such

25  equipment or facilities owned by, or leased to, the state or

26  any state agency by any telecommunications company.

27         (13)(16)  To adopt rules pursuant to ss. 120.536(1) and

28  120.54 relating to information technology and to administer

29  the provisions of this part.

30         (14)(17)  To provide a means whereby political

31  subdivisions of the state may use state information technology

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 1  systems upon such terms and under such conditions as the

 2  office may establish.

 3         (15)(18)  To apply for and accept federal funds for any

 4  of the purposes of this part as well as gifts and donations

 5  from individuals, foundations, and private organizations.

 6         (16)(19)  To monitor issues relating to communications

 7  facilities and services before the Florida Public Service

 8  Commission and, when necessary, prepare position papers,

 9  prepare testimony, appear as a witness, and retain witnesses

10  on behalf of state agencies in proceedings before the

11  commission.

12         (17)(20)  Unless delegated to the agencies by the

13  department Chief Information Officer, to manage and control,

14  but not intercept or interpret, communications within the

15  SUNCOM Network by:

16         (a)  Establishing technical standards to physically

17  interface with the SUNCOM Network.

18         (b)  Specifying how communications are transmitted

19  within the SUNCOM Network.

20         (c)  Controlling the routing of communications within

21  the SUNCOM Network.

22         (d)  Establishing standards, policies, and procedures

23  for access to the SUNCOM Network.

24         (e)  Ensuring orderly and reliable communications

25  services in accordance with the service level agreements

26  executed with state agencies.

27         (18)(21)  To plan, design, and conduct experiments for

28  information technology services, equipment, and technologies,

29  and to implement enhancements in the state information

30  technology system when in the public interest and

31  cost-effective.  Funding for such experiments shall be derived

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 1  from SUNCOM Network service revenues and shall not exceed 2

 2  percent of the annual budget for the SUNCOM Network for any

 3  fiscal year or as provided in the General Appropriations Act.

 4  New services offered as a result of this subsection shall not

 5  affect existing rates for facilities or services.

 6         (19)(22)  To enter into contracts or agreements, with

 7  or without competitive bidding or procurement, to make

 8  available, on a fair, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory basis,

 9  property and other structures under office control for the

10  placement of new facilities by any wireless provider of mobile

11  service as defined in 47 U.S.C. s. 153(n) or s. 332(d) and any

12  telecommunications company as defined in s. 364.02 when it is

13  determined to be practical and feasible to make such property

14  or other structures available. The department office may,

15  without adopting a rule, charge a just, reasonable, and

16  nondiscriminatory fee for the placement of the facilities,

17  payable annually, based on the fair market value of space used

18  by comparable communications facilities in the state. The

19  department office and a wireless provider or

20  telecommunications company may negotiate the reduction or

21  elimination of a fee in consideration of services provided to

22  the department office by the wireless provider or

23  telecommunications company. All such fees collected by the

24  department office shall be deposited directly into the Law

25  Enforcement Radio Operating Trust Fund, and may be used by the

26  department office to construct, maintain, or support the

27  system.

28         (20)(23)  To provide an integrated electronic system

29  for deploying government products, services, and information

30  to individuals and businesses which reflects cost-effective

31  deployment strategies in keeping with industry standards and

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 1  practices and includes protections and security of private

 2  information, as well as maintenance of public records.

 3         (a)  The integrated electronic system shall reflect

 4  cost-effective deployment strategies in keeping with industry

 5  standards and practices, including protections and security of

 6  private information as well as maintenance of public records.

 7         (b)  The office shall provide a method for assessing

 8  fiscal accountability for the integrated electronic system and

 9  shall establish the organizational structure required to

10  implement this system.

11         (21)(24)  To provide administrative support to the

12  Agency Chief Information Officers Council and other workgroups

13  created by the Chief Information Officer.

14         (22)(25)  To facilitate state information technology

15  education and training for senior management and other agency

16  staff.

17         (23)(26)  To prepare, on behalf of the Executive Office

18  of the Governor, memoranda on recommended guidelines and best

19  practices for information resources management, when

20  requested.

21         (27)  To prepare, publish, and disseminate the State

22  Annual Report on Enterprise Resource Planning and Management

23  under s. 282.310.

24         (28)  To study and make a recommendation to the

25  Governor and Legislature on the feasibility of implementing

26  online voting in this state.

27         (29)  To facilitate the development of a network access

28  point in this state, as needed.

29         (24)(30)  To designate a State Chief Privacy Officer

30  who shall be responsible for the continual review of policies,

31  

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 1  laws, rules, and practices of state agencies which may affect

 2  the privacy concerns of state residents.

 3         Section 14.  Section 282.103, Florida Statutes, is

 4  amended to read:

 5         282.103  SUNCOM Network; exemptions from the required

 6  use.--

 7         (1)  There is created within the department State

 8  Technology Office the SUNCOM Network, which shall be developed

 9  to serve as the state communications system for providing

10  local and long-distance communications services to state

11  agencies, political subdivisions of the state, municipalities,

12  state universities, and nonprofit corporations pursuant to ss.

13  282.101-282.111. The SUNCOM Network shall be developed to

14  transmit all types of communications signals, including, but

15  not limited to, voice, data, video, image, and radio. State

16  agencies shall cooperate and assist in the development and

17  joint use of communications systems and services.

18         (2)  The department State Technology Office shall

19  design, engineer, implement, manage, and operate through state

20  ownership, commercial leasing, or some combination thereof,

21  the facilities and equipment providing SUNCOM Network

22  services, and shall develop a system of equitable billings and

23  charges for communication services.

24         (3)  All state agencies and state universities are

25  required to use the SUNCOM Network for agency and state

26  university communications services as the services become

27  available; however, no agency or university is relieved of

28  responsibility for maintaining communications services

29  necessary for effective management of its programs and

30  functions. If a SUNCOM Network service does not meet the

31  communications requirements of an agency or university, the

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 1  agency or university shall notify the department State

 2  Technology Office in writing and detail the requirements for

 3  that communications service. If the department office is

 4  unable to meet an agency's or university's requirements by

 5  enhancing SUNCOM Network service, the department office may

 6  grant the agency or university an exemption from the required

 7  use of specified SUNCOM Network services.

 8         Section 15.  Section 282.104, Florida Statutes, is

 9  amended to read:

10         282.104  Use of state SUNCOM Network by

11  municipalities.--Any municipality may request the department

12  State Technology Office to provide any or all of the SUNCOM

13  Network's portfolio of communications services upon such terms

14  and under such conditions as the department office may

15  establish. The requesting municipality shall pay its share of

16  installation and recurring costs according to the published

17  rates for SUNCOM Network services and as invoiced by the

18  department office. Such municipality shall also pay for any

19  requested modifications to existing SUNCOM Network services,

20  if any charges apply.

21         Section 16.  Subsections (1) and (4) of section

22  282.105, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:

23         282.105  Use of state SUNCOM Network by nonprofit

24  corporations.--

25         (1)  The department State Technology Office shall

26  provide a means whereby private nonprofit corporations under

27  contract with state agencies or political subdivisions of the

28  state may use the state SUNCOM Network, subject to the

29  limitations in this section.  In order to qualify to use the

30  state SUNCOM Network, a nonprofit corporation shall:

31  

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 1         (a)  Expend the majority of its total direct revenues

 2  for the provision of contractual services to the state, a

 3  municipality, or a political subdivision of the state; and

 4         (b)  Receive only a small portion of its total revenues

 5  from any source other than a state agency, a municipality, or

 6  a political subdivision of the state during the period of time

 7  SUNCOM Network services are requested.

 8         (4)  Institutions qualified to participate in the

 9  William L. Boyd, IV, Florida Resident Access Grant Program

10  pursuant to s. 1009.89 shall be eligible to use the state

11  SUNCOM Network, subject to the terms and conditions of the

12  department office. Such entities shall not be required to

13  satisfy the other criteria of this section.

14         Section 17.  Section 282.106, Florida Statutes, is

15  amended to read:

16         282.106  Use of SUNCOM Network by libraries.--The

17  department State Technology Office may provide SUNCOM Network

18  services to any library in the state, including libraries in

19  public schools, community colleges, state universities, and

20  nonprofit private postsecondary educational institutions, and

21  libraries owned and operated by municipalities and political

22  subdivisions.

23         Section 18.  Subsections (1) and (2) of section

24  282.107, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:

25         282.107  SUNCOM Network; criteria for usage.--

26         (1)  The department State Technology Office shall

27  periodically review the qualifications of subscribers using

28  the state SUNCOM Network and shall terminate services provided

29  to any facility not qualified pursuant to ss. 282.101-282.111

30  or rules adopted hereunder.  In the event of nonpayment of

31  invoices by subscribers whose SUNCOM Network invoices are paid

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 1  from sources other than legislative appropriations, such

 2  nonpayment represents good and sufficient reason to terminate

 3  service.

 4         (2)  The department State Technology Office shall adopt

 5  rules setting forth its procedures for withdrawing and

 6  restoring authorization to use the state SUNCOM Network. Such

 7  rules shall provide a minimum of 30 days' notice to affected

 8  parties prior to termination of voice communications service.

 9         Section 19.  Subsections (1), (3), (4), (5), and (6) of

10  section 282.1095, Florida Statutes, and paragraphs (f), (g),

11  and (h) of subsection (2) of that section, are amended to

12  read:

13         282.1095  State agency law enforcement radio system and

14  interoperability network.--

15         (1)  The department State Technology Office may acquire

16  and implement a statewide radio communications system to serve

17  law enforcement units of state agencies, and to serve local

18  law enforcement agencies through mutual aid channels. The

19  Joint Task Force on State Agency Law Enforcement

20  Communications is established in the department State

21  Technology Office to advise the department office of

22  member-agency needs for the planning, designing, and

23  establishment of the joint system. The State Agency Law

24  Enforcement Radio System Trust Fund is established in the

25  department State Technology Office. The trust fund shall be

26  funded from surcharges collected under ss. 320.0802 and

27  328.72.

28         (2)

29         (f)  The department State Technology Office is hereby

30  authorized to rent or lease space on any tower under its

31  control. The department office may also rent, lease, or

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 1  sublease ground space as necessary to locate equipment to

 2  support antennae on the towers.  The costs for use of such

 3  space shall be established by the office for each site, when

 4  it is determined to be practicable and feasible to make space

 5  available. The department office may refuse to lease space on

 6  any tower at any site.  All moneys collected by the department

 7  office for such rents, leases, and subleases shall be

 8  deposited directly into the Law Enforcement Radio Operating

 9  Trust Fund and may be used by the department office to

10  construct, maintain, or support the system.

11         (g)  The department State Technology Office is hereby

12  authorized to rent, lease, or sublease ground space on lands

13  acquired by the department office for the construction of

14  privately owned or publicly owned towers. The department

15  office may, as a part of such rental, lease, or sublease

16  agreement, require space on said tower or towers for antennae

17  as may be necessary for the construction and operation of the

18  state agency law enforcement radio system or any other state

19  need. The positions necessary for the department office to

20  accomplish its duties under this paragraph and paragraph (f)

21  shall be established in the General Appropriations Act and

22  shall be funded by the Law Enforcement Radio Operating Trust

23  Fund or other revenue sources.

24         (h)  The department State Technology Office may make

25  the mutual aid channels in the statewide radio communications

26  system available to federal agencies, state agencies, and

27  agencies of the political subdivisions of the state for the

28  purpose of public safety and domestic security. The department

29  office shall exercise its powers and duties, as specified in

30  this chapter, to plan, manage, and administer the mutual aid

31  channels. The department office shall, in implementing such

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 1  powers and duties, act in consultation and conjunction with

 2  the Department of Law Enforcement and the Division of

 3  Emergency Management of the Department of Community Affairs,

 4  and shall manage and administer the mutual aid channels in a

 5  manner that reasonably addresses the needs and concerns of the

 6  involved law enforcement agencies and emergency response

 7  agencies and entities.

 8         (3)  Upon appropriation, moneys in the trust fund may

 9  be used by the department office to acquire by competitive

10  procurement the equipment; software; and engineering,

11  administrative, and maintenance services it needs to

12  construct, operate, and maintain the statewide radio system.

13  Moneys in the trust fund collected as a result of the

14  surcharges set forth in ss. 320.0802 and 328.72 shall be used

15  to help fund the costs of the system.  Upon completion of the

16  system, moneys in the trust fund may also be used by the

17  department office to provide for payment of the recurring

18  maintenance costs of the system.

19         (4)(a)  The department office shall, in conjunction

20  with the Department of Law Enforcement and the Division of

21  Emergency Management of the Department of Community Affairs,

22  establish policies, procedures, and standards which shall be

23  incorporated into a comprehensive management plan for the use

24  and operation of the statewide radio communications system.

25         (b)  The joint task force, in consultation with the

26  department office, shall have the authority to permit other

27  state agencies to use the communications system, under terms

28  and conditions established by the joint task force.

29         (5)  The department office shall provide technical

30  support to the joint task force and shall bear the overall

31  responsibility for the design, engineering, acquisition, and

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 1  implementation of the statewide radio communications system

 2  and for ensuring the proper operation and maintenance of all

 3  system common equipment.

 4         (6)(a)  The department State Technology Office may

 5  create and implement an interoperability network to enable

 6  interoperability between various radio communications

 7  technologies and to serve federal agencies, state agencies,

 8  and agencies of political subdivisions of the state for the

 9  purpose of public safety and domestic security. The department

10  office shall, in conjunction with the Department of Law

11  Enforcement and the Division of Emergency Management of the

12  Department of Community Affairs, exercise its powers and

13  duties pursuant to this chapter to plan, manage, and

14  administer the interoperability network. The department office

15  may:

16         1.  Enter into mutual aid agreements among federal

17  agencies, state agencies, and political subdivisions of the

18  state for the use of the interoperability network.

19         2.  Establish the cost of maintenance and operation of

20  the interoperability network and charge subscribing federal

21  and local law enforcement agencies for access and use of the

22  network. The department State Technology Office may not charge

23  state law enforcement agencies identified in paragraph (2)(a)

24  to use the network.

25         3.  In consultation with the Department of Law

26  Enforcement and the Division of Emergency Management of the

27  Department of Community Affairs, amend and enhance the

28  statewide radio communications system as necessary to

29  implement the interoperability network.

30         (b)  The department State Technology Office, in

31  consultation with the Joint Task Force on State Agency Law

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 1  Enforcement Communications, and in conjunction with the

 2  Department of Law Enforcement and the Division of Emergency

 3  Management of the Department of Community Affairs, shall

 4  establish policies, procedures, and standards to incorporate

 5  into a comprehensive management plan for the use and operation

 6  of the interoperability network.

 7         Section 20.  Section 282.111, Florida Statutes, is

 8  amended to read:

 9         282.111  Statewide system of regional law enforcement

10  communications.--

11         (1)  It is the intent and purpose of the Legislature

12  that a statewide system of regional law enforcement

13  communications be developed whereby maximum efficiency in the

14  use of existing radio channels is achieved in order to deal

15  more effectively with the apprehension of criminals and the

16  prevention of crime generally.  To this end, all law

17  enforcement agencies within the state are directed to provide

18  the department State Technology Office with any information

19  the department office requests for the purpose of implementing

20  the provisions of subsection (2).

21         (2)  The department State Technology Office is hereby

22  authorized and directed to develop and maintain a statewide

23  system of regional law enforcement communications.  In

24  formulating such a system, the department office shall divide

25  the state into appropriate regions and shall develop a program

26  which shall include, but not be limited to, the following

27  provisions:

28         (a)  The communications requirements for each county

29  and municipality comprising the region.

30         (b)  An interagency communications provision which

31  shall depict the communication interfaces between municipal,

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 1  county, and state law enforcement entities which operate

 2  within the region.

 3         (c)  Frequency allocation and use provision which shall

 4  include, on an entity basis, each assigned and planned radio

 5  channel and the type of operation, simplex, duplex, or

 6  half-duplex, on each channel.

 7         (3)  The department office shall adopt any necessary

 8  rules and regulations for implementing and coordinating the

 9  statewide system of regional law enforcement communications.

10         (4)  The secretary Chief Information Officer of the

11  department State Technology Office or his or her designee is

12  designated as the director of the statewide system of regional

13  law enforcement communications and, for the purpose of

14  carrying out the provisions of this section, is authorized to

15  coordinate the activities of the system with other interested

16  state agencies and local law enforcement agencies.

17         (5)  No law enforcement communications system shall be

18  established or present system expanded without the prior

19  approval of the department State Technology Office.

20         (6)  Within the limits of its capability, the

21  Department of Law Enforcement is encouraged to assist lend

22  assistance to the department State Technology Office in the

23  development of the statewide system of regional law

24  enforcement communications proposed by this section.

25         Section 21.  Section 282.20, Florida Statutes, is

26  amended to read:

27         282.20  Technology Resource Center.--

28         (1)(a)  The department State Technology Office shall

29  operate and manage the Technology Resource Center.

30         (b)  For the purposes of this section, the term:

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 1         1.  "Information-system utility" means a full-service

 2  information-processing facility offering hardware, software,

 3  operations, integration, networking, and consulting services.

 4         2.  "Customer" means a state agency or other entity

 5  which is authorized to use utilize the SUNCOM Network pursuant

 6  to this part.

 7         (2)  The Technology Resource Center shall:

 8         (a)  Serve the department office and other customers as

 9  an information-system utility.

10         (b)  Cooperate with customers to offer, develop, and

11  support a wide range of services and applications needed by

12  users of the Technology Resource Center.

13         (c)  Cooperate with the Florida Legal Resource Center

14  of the Department of Legal Affairs and other state agencies to

15  develop and provide access to repositories of legal

16  information throughout the state.

17         (d)  Cooperate with the department office to facilitate

18  interdepartmental networking and integration of network

19  services for its customers.

20         (e)  Assist customers in testing and evaluating new and

21  emerging technologies that could be used to meet the needs of

22  the state.

23         (3)  The department office may contract with customers

24  to provide any combination of services necessary for agencies

25  to fulfill their responsibilities and to serve their users.

26         (4)  The Technology Resource Center may plan, design,

27  establish pilot projects for, and conduct experiments with

28  information technology resources, and may implement

29  enhancements in services when such implementation is

30  cost-effective. Funding for experiments and pilot projects

31  shall be derived from service revenues and may not exceed 5

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 1  percent of the service revenues for the Technology Resource

 2  Center for any single fiscal year. Any experiment, pilot

 3  project, plan, or design must be approved by the Chief

 4  Information Officer.

 5         (5)  Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 216.272, the

 6  Technology Resource Center may spend funds in the reserve

 7  account of the Working Capital Technology Enterprise Operating

 8  Trust Fund for enhancements to center operations or for

 9  information technology resources. Any expenditure of reserve

10  account funds must be approved by the secretary of the

11  department Chief Information Officer. Any funds remaining in

12  the reserve account at the end of the fiscal year may be

13  carried forward and spent as approved by the secretary of the

14  department Chief Information Officer, provided that such

15  approval conforms to any applicable provisions of chapter 216.

16         Section 22.  Section 282.21, Florida Statutes, is

17  amended to read:

18         282.21  The State Technology Office's Electronic access

19  services of the department.--The department State Technology

20  Office may collect fees for providing remote electronic access

21  pursuant to s. 119.07(2). The fees may be imposed on

22  individual transactions or as a fixed subscription for a

23  designated period of time.  All fees collected under this

24  section shall be deposited in the appropriate trust fund of

25  the program or activity that made the remote electronic access

26  available.

27         Section 23.  Section 282.22, Florida Statutes, is

28  amended to read:

29         282.22  State Technology Office; Production,

30  dissemination, and ownership of materials and products.--

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 1         (1)  It is the intent of the Legislature that when

 2  materials, products, information, and services are acquired or

 3  developed by or under the direction of the department State

 4  Technology Office, through research and development or other

 5  efforts, including those subject to copyright, patent, or

 6  trademark, they shall be made available for use by state and

 7  local government entities at the earliest practicable date and

 8  in the most economical and efficient manner possible and

 9  consistent with chapter 119.

10         (2)  To accomplish this objective the department may

11  office is authorized to publish or partner with private sector

12  entities to produce or have produced materials and products

13  and to make them readily available for appropriate use. The

14  department may office is authorized to charge an amount or

15  receive value-added services adequate to cover the essential

16  cost of producing and disseminating such materials,

17  information, services, or products and may is authorized to

18  sell services.

19         (3)  If In cases in which the materials or products are

20  of such nature, or the circumstances are such, that it is not

21  practicable or feasible for the department office to produce

22  or have produced materials and products so developed, the

23  department may it is authorized, after review and approval by

24  the Executive Office of the Governor, to license, lease,

25  assign, sell, or otherwise give written consent to any person,

26  firm, or corporation for the manufacture or use thereof, on a

27  royalty basis, or for such other consideration as the

28  department deems office shall deem proper and in the best

29  interest of the state; the department shall office is

30  authorized and directed to protect same against improper or

31  unlawful use or infringement and to enforce the collection of

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 1  any sums due for the manufacture or use thereof by any other

 2  party.

 3         (4)  All proceeds from the sale of such materials and

 4  products or other money collected pursuant to this section

 5  shall be deposited into the Grants and Donations Trust Fund of

 6  the department office and, when properly budgeted as approved

 7  by the Legislature and the Executive Office of the Governor,

 8  used to pay the cost of producing and disseminating materials

 9  and products to carry out the intent of this section.

10         Section 24.  Section 282.23, Florida Statutes, is

11  repealed.

12         Section 25.  Section 282.3031, Florida Statutes, is

13  amended to read:

14         282.3031  Assignment of information resources

15  management responsibilities.--For purposes of ss.

16  282.303-282.322, to ensure the best management of state

17  information technology resources, and notwithstanding other

18  provisions of law to the contrary, the functions of

19  information resources management are assigned to the

20  university boards of trustees for the development and

21  implementation of planning, management, rulemaking, standards,

22  and guidelines for the state universities; to the community

23  college boards of trustees for establishing and developing

24  rules for the community colleges; to the Supreme Court for the

25  judicial branch; and to each state attorney and public

26  defender; and to the State Technology Office for the agencies

27  within the executive branch of state government.

28         Section 26.  Section 282.3055, Florida Statutes, is

29  repealed.

30         Section 27.  Section 282.3063, Florida Statutes, is

31  repealed.

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 1         Section 28.  Section 282.310, Florida Statutes, is

 2  repealed.

 3         Section 29.  Subsections (1) and (3) of section

 4  282.315, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:

 5         282.315  Agency Chief Information Officers Council;

 6  creation.--The Legislature finds that enhancing communication,

 7  consensus building, coordination, and facilitation of

 8  statewide enterprise resource planning and management issues

 9  is essential to improving state management of such resources.

10         (1)  There is created an Agency Chief Information

11  Officers Council to:

12         (a)  Enhance communication among the Agency Chief

13  Information Officers by sharing enterprise resource planning

14  and management experiences and exchanging ideas.

15         (b)  Facilitate the sharing of best practices that are

16  characteristic of highly successful technology organizations,

17  as well as exemplary information technology applications of

18  state agencies.

19         (c)  Identify efficiency opportunities among state

20  agencies.

21         (d)  Serve as an educational forum for enterprise

22  resource planning and management issues.

23         (e)  Assist the department State Technology Office in

24  identifying critical statewide issues and, when appropriate,

25  make recommendations for solving enterprise resource planning

26  and management deficiencies which would improve delivery of

27  information technology services in the state.

28         (3)  The department State Technology Office shall

29  provide administrative support to the council.

30         Section 30.  Subsection (2) of section 282.318, Florida

31  Statutes, is amended to read:

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 1         282.318  Security of data and information technology

 2  resources.--

 3         (2)(a)  Each agency head The State Technology Office,

 4  in consultation with the Department of Law Enforcement each

 5  agency head, is responsible and accountable for assuring an

 6  adequate level of security for all data and information

 7  technology resources of each agency and, to carry out this

 8  responsibility, shall, at a minimum:

 9         1.  Designate an information security manager who shall

10  administer the security program of each agency for its data

11  and information technology resources.

12         2.  Conduct, and periodically update, a comprehensive

13  risk analysis to determine the security threats to the data

14  and information technology resources of each agency.  The risk

15  analysis information is confidential and exempt from the

16  provisions of s. 119.07(1), except that such information shall

17  be available to the Auditor General in performing his or her

18  postauditing duties.

19         3.  Develop, and periodically update, written internal

20  policies and procedures to assure the security of the data and

21  information technology resources of each agency.  The internal

22  policies and procedures which, if disclosed, could facilitate

23  the unauthorized modification, disclosure, or destruction of

24  data or information technology resources are confidential

25  information and exempt from the provisions of s. 119.07(1),

26  except that such information shall be available to the Auditor

27  General in performing his or her postauditing duties.

28         4.  Implement appropriate cost-effective safeguards to

29  reduce, eliminate, or recover from the identified risks to the

30  data and information technology resources of each agency.

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 1         5.  Ensure that periodic internal audits and

 2  evaluations of each security program for the data and

 3  information technology resources of the agency are conducted.

 4  The results of such internal audits and evaluations are

 5  confidential information and exempt from the provisions of s.

 6  119.07(1), except that such information shall be available to

 7  the Auditor General in performing his or her postauditing

 8  duties.

 9         6.  Include appropriate security requirements, as

10  determined by the agency State Technology Office, in

11  consultation with the Department of Law Enforcement each

12  agency head, in the written specifications for the

13  solicitation of information technology resources.

14         (b)  In those instances in which the department State

15  Technology Office develops state contracts for use by state

16  agencies, the department office shall include appropriate

17  security requirements in the specifications for the

18  solicitation for state contracts for procuring information

19  technology resources.

20         Section 31.  Section 282.322, Florida Statutes, is

21  amended to read:

22         282.322  Special monitoring process for designated

23  information resources management projects.--

24         (1)  For each information resources management project

25  that which is designated for special monitoring in the General

26  Appropriations Act, with a proviso requiring a contract with a

27  project monitor, the Technology Review Workgroup established

28  pursuant to s. 216.0446, in consultation with each affected

29  agency, is shall be responsible for contracting with the

30  project monitor. Upon contract award, funds equal to the

31  contract amount shall be transferred to the Technology Review

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 1  Workgroup upon request and subsequent approval of a budget

 2  amendment pursuant to s. 216.292. With the concurrence of the

 3  Legislative Auditing Committee, the office of the Auditor

 4  General shall be the project monitor for other projects

 5  designated for special monitoring. However, nothing in this

 6  section does not preclude precludes the Auditor General from

 7  conducting such monitoring on any project designated for

 8  special monitoring. In addition to monitoring and reporting on

 9  significant communications between a contracting agency and

10  the appropriate federal authorities, the project monitoring

11  process shall consist of evaluating each major stage of the

12  designated project to determine whether the deliverables have

13  been satisfied and to assess the level of risks associated

14  with proceeding to the next stage of the project. The major

15  stages of each designated project shall be determined based on

16  the agency's information systems development methodology.

17  Within 20 days after an agency has completed a major stage of

18  its designated project or at least 90 days, the project

19  monitor shall issue a written report, including the findings

20  and recommendations for correcting deficiencies, to the agency

21  head, for review and comment. Within 20 days after receipt of

22  the project monitor's report, the agency head shall submit a

23  written statement of explanation or rebuttal concerning the

24  findings and recommendations of the project monitor, including

25  any corrective action to be taken by the agency. The project

26  monitor shall include the agency's statement in its final

27  report, which shall be forwarded, within 7 days after receipt

28  of the agency's statement, to the agency head, the inspector

29  general's office of the agency, the Executive Office of the

30  Governor, the appropriations committees of the Legislature,

31  the Joint Legislative Auditing Committee, the Technology

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 1  Review Workgroup, the President of the Senate, the Speaker of

 2  the House of Representatives, and the Office of Program Policy

 3  Analysis and Government Accountability. The Auditor General

 4  shall also receive a copy of the project monitor's report for

 5  those projects in which the Auditor General is not the project

 6  monitor.

 7         (2)  The Enterprise Project Management Office of the

 8  State Technology Office shall report any information

 9  technology projects the office identifies as high-risk to the

10  Executive Office of the Governor, the President of the Senate,

11  the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the chairs of

12  the appropriations committees.  Within the limits of current

13  appropriations, the Enterprise Project Management Office shall

14  monitor and report on such high-risk information technology

15  projects, and assess the levels of risks associated with

16  proceeding to the next stage of the project.

17         Section 32.  Paragraph (b) of subsection (4), paragraph

18  (a) of subsection (15), and paragraph (b) of subsection (16)

19  of section 287.042, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:

20         287.042  Powers, duties, and functions.--The department

21  shall have the following powers, duties, and functions:

22         (4)

23         (b)  To prescribe, in consultation with the State

24  Technology Office, procedures for procuring information

25  technology and information technology consultant services

26  which provide for public announcement and qualification,

27  competitive solicitations, contract award, and prohibition

28  against contingent fees. Such procedures must shall be limited

29  to information technology consultant contracts for which the

30  total project costs, or planning or study activities, are

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 1  estimated to exceed the threshold amount provided for in s.

 2  287.017, for CATEGORY TWO.

 3         (15)(a)  To enter into joint agreements with

 4  governmental agencies, as defined in s. 163.3164(10), for the

 5  purpose of pooling funds for the purchase of commodities or

 6  information technology that can be used by multiple agencies.

 7  However, the department shall consult with the State

 8  Technology Office on joint agreements that involve the

 9  purchase of information technology. Agencies entering into

10  joint purchasing agreements with the department or the State

11  Technology Office shall authorize the department or the State

12  Technology Office to contract for such purchases on their

13  behalf.

14         (16)

15         (b)  For contracts pertaining to the provision of

16  information technology, the State Technology Office, in

17  consultation with the department, shall assess the

18  technological needs of a particular agency, evaluate the

19  contracts, and determine whether to enter into a written

20  agreement with the letting federal, state, or political

21  subdivision body to provide information technology for a

22  particular agency.

23         Section 33.  Subsection (24) of section 287.057,

24  Florida Statutes, is repealed.

25         Section 34.  Subsection (2) of section 402.731, Florida

26  Statutes, is amended to read:

27         402.731  Department of Children and Family Services

28  certification programs for employees and service providers;

29  employment provisions for transition to community-based

30  care.--

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 1         (2)  The department shall develop and implement

 2  employment programs to attract and retain competent staff to

 3  support and facilitate the transition to privatized

 4  community-based care. Such employment programs shall include

 5  lump-sum bonuses, salary incentives, relocation allowances, or

 6  severance pay. The department shall also contract for the

 7  delivery or administration of outplacement services. The

 8  department shall establish time-limited exempt positions as

 9  provided in s. 110.205(2)(h) s. 110.205(2)(i), in accordance

10  with the authority provided in s. 216.262(1)(c)1. Employees

11  appointed to fill such exempt positions shall have the same

12  salaries and benefits as career service employees.

13         Section 35.  Subsections (2), (5), (6), and (9) of

14  section 445.049, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:

15         445.049  Digital Divide Council.--

16         (2)  DIGITAL DIVIDE COUNCIL.--The Digital Divide

17  Council is created in the Department of Management Services

18  State Technology Office. The council shall consist of:

19         (a)  The Secretary of Management Services or his or her

20  designee chief information officer in the State Technology

21  Office.

22         (b)  The director of the Office of Tourism, Trade, and

23  Economic Development in the Executive Office of the Governor.

24         (c)  The president of Workforce Florida, Inc.

25         (d)  The director of the Agency for Workforce

26  Innovation.

27         (e)  The chair of itflorida.com, Inc.

28         (f)  The Commissioner of Education.

29         (g)  The chair of the Network Access Point of the

30  Americas.

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 1         (h)  A representative of the information technology

 2  industry in this state appointed by the Speaker of the House

 3  of Representatives.

 4         (i)  A representative of the information technology

 5  industry in this state appointed by the President of the

 6  Senate.

 7         (j)  Two members of the House of Representatives, who

 8  shall be ex officio, nonvoting members of the council,

 9  appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one

10  of whom shall be a member of the Republican Caucus and the

11  other of whom shall be a member of the Democratic Caucus.

12         (k)  Two members of the Senate, who shall be ex

13  officio, nonvoting members of the council, appointed by the

14  President of the Senate, one of whom shall be a member of the

15  Republican Caucus and the other of whom shall be a member of

16  the Democratic Caucus.

17         (5)  ADMINISTRATIVE AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT; PAYMENT OF

18  SUPPORT COSTS.--The Department of Management Services State

19  Technology Office shall provide such administrative and

20  technical support to the council as is reasonably necessary

21  for the council to effectively and timely carry out its duties

22  and responsibilities. All direct and indirect costs of

23  providing such support and performing the other duties

24  assigned to the Department of Management Services State

25  Technology Office related to design and implementation of the

26  programs authorized by this section may be paid from

27  appropriations authorized to be used for such purposes.

28         (6)  POWERS AND DUTIES OF COUNCIL.--The council,

29  through the Department of Management Services State Technology

30  Office, is authorized and empowered to facilitate the design

31  and implementation of programs that are aimed at achieving the

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 1  objectives and goals stated in this section. The Department of

 2  Management Services State Technology Office shall present and

 3  demonstrate to the council the design characteristics and

 4  functional elements of each program proposed to be implemented

 5  to achieve the objectives and goals stated in this section and

 6  each such program shall be reviewed and approved by the

 7  council before being implemented. Such programs shall

 8  initially be implemented as pilot programs in a minimum of six

 9  different areas of the state to develop model programs that

10  are likely to be successful if implemented throughout the

11  state. The areas of the state where the pilot programs are

12  implemented shall be selected by the council with the

13  objectives of testing the merits of the programs in each

14  geographic region of the state and providing equal exposure of

15  the programs to urban and rural communities alike.

16  Implementation of all such pilot and model programs shall be

17  administered by and through the local workforce development

18  boards and each such board shall coordinate and confirm the

19  ready availability and timely delivery of all elements of such

20  programs to ensure the highest probability of such programs

21  achieving their intended results.

22         (9)  ANNUAL REPORT.--By March 1 each year, 2002, the

23  council, through the Department of Management Services State

24  Technology Office, shall report to the Executive Office of the

25  Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the

26  President of the Senate the results of the council's

27  monitoring, reviewing, and evaluating such programs since

28  their inception and the council's recommendations as to

29  whether such programs should be continued and expanded to

30  achieve the objectives and goals stated in this section.

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 1          STATEMENT OF SUBSTANTIAL CHANGES CONTAINED IN
                       COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR
 2                         Senate Bill 1494

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 4  The Committee Substitute transfers the information technology
    responsibilities of the State Technology Office back to the
 5  Department of Management Services and eliminates reference to
    that office in the Florida Statutes. The CS makes other
 6  conforming changes to the various references to the State
    Technology Office and reinstates the exempt positions assigned
 7  the office to the Career Service System. The CS revises the
    responsibilities of state agencies in information technology
 8  so that they are consistent with the instructions issued as
    part of the legislative budget request process specified in
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