The act creates the technology risk prevention and response fund (fund) for the office of information technology (office). The act 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 act 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.
The act appropriates $2 million from the general fund to the fund.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)