Florida Senate - 2017 SB 362 By Senator Brandes 24-00312B-17 2017362__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to the Agency for State Technology; 3 amending s. 20.61, F.S.; establishing within the 4 agency a chief data officer position and the 5 Geographic Information Office; amending s. 282.0051, 6 F.S.; adding specified powers, duties, and functions 7 of the agency; providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Paragraph (f) is added to subsection (2) of 12 section 20.61, Florida Statutes, and subsection (4) is added to 13 that section, to read: 14 20.61 Agency for State Technology.—The Agency for State 15 Technology is created within the Department of Management 16 Services. The agency is a separate budget program and is not 17 subject to control, supervision, or direction by the Department 18 of Management Services, including, but not limited to, 19 purchasing, transactions involving real or personal property, 20 personnel, or budgetary matters. 21 (2) The following positions are established within the 22 agency, all of whom shall be appointed by the executive 23 director: 24 (f) Chief data officer. 25 (4) The Geographic Information Office is established within 26 the agency. 27 Section 2. Present subsection (19) of section 282.0051, 28 Florida Statutes, is redesignated as subsection (21), and a new 29 subsection (19) and subsection (20) are added to that section, 30 to read: 31 282.0051 Agency for State Technology; powers, duties, and 32 functions.—The Agency for State Technology shall have the 33 following powers, duties, and functions: 34 (19)(a) Establish a governance structure for managing state 35 government data in a manner that promotes interoperability and 36 openness; 37 (b) Adopt rules governing data managed and controlled by 38 state agencies; 39 (c) Establish a catalog of state government data sources 40 which documents the acceptable use of, security and compliance 41 requirements for, sharing agreements for, and format and methods 42 available to access the data; and 43 (d) Ensure, if legally permissible and not cost 44 prohibitive, that such data is readily available to other state 45 agencies and the public in compliance with the public records 46 requirements of chapter 119. 47 48 The chief data officer of the agency shall implement this 49 subsection. 50 (20) Establish pursuant to s. 20.61 the geographic 51 information systems enterprise architecture and governance with 52 which state agencies must comply. 53 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.