Honorable Bill Callegari, Chair, House Committee on Government Reform
John S. O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB921 by Delisi (Relating to the sharing of information among state agencies.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill adds a requirement that each state agency’s strategic plan be consistent with the state strategic plan and includes a statement how the agency has implemented the data sharing standards developed by the Client Information Interchange Standards Committee.
The bill requires the composition of the Client Information Interchange Standards Committee to consist of (1) the governor or the governor's designee; (2) the comptroller or the comptroller's designee; (3) the administrative head of the following agencies or that person's designee: a) the Department of Information Resources; b) the Health and Human Services Commission; c) the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; d) the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas; e) the Texas Workforce Commission; f) the Texas Education Agency; g) any other state agency the committee determines necessary
The bill requires that the representative of the Department of Information Resources serve as the presiding officer of the committee and provide the staff and administrative support necessary for the committee to perform its duties.
The bill requires the Department of Information Resources, in consultation with the Client Information Interchange Standards Committee, to develop standards for sharing information electronically among state agencies.
It is assumed that any additional duties and responsibilities associated with implementing the provisions of the bill could be absorbed within existing resources.
Local Government Impact
No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.