Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2012

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2012

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Powers of Information Technology Division

SECTION 10.   (A) Section 4A of chapter 7 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out, in line 74, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, the word "secretary" and inserting in place thereof the following word:- governor.

(B) The first paragraph of paragraph (d) of said section 4A of said chapter 7, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by adding the following sentence:- The division may also offer information technology services to the executive department, municipalities, authorities, constitutional offices, the judiciary, the general court, municipalities and other political subdivisions of the commonwealth.

(C) Section 53 of said chapter 7 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "provide", in line 27, as so appearing, the following words:- information technology, .

This section provides that the Governor will appoint the Commonwealth's Chief Information Officer, and allows the state Information Technology Division to offer information technology services to other state government entities and authorities, and to competitively procure information technology services by exempting them from the Pacheco Law.

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