The bill creates the technology risk prevention and response fund (fund) for the office of information technology (office). The bill specifies that the fund consists of money that the general assembly may appropriate or transfer to the fund.
Fifty percent of the total balance of the fund is continuously appropriated to the office.
The office may use the money in the fund for one-time costs associated with:
- Information technology emergencies;
- Ensuring compliance with the office's information technology standards and policies; or
- Preventing risk from certain information technology debt.
The bill also increases the amount of money that may be transferred between items of appropriation made to principal departments of state government and to the office of the governor, which includes the office of information technology.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)