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.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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.
   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.