1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 191, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

1.3    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16B.99, is amended to read:
1.5    Subdivision 1. Creation. The Minnesota Geospatial Information Office is created
1.6under the supervision of the commissioner of administration chief geospatial information
1.7officer, who is appointed by the chief information officer.
1.8    Subd. 2. Responsibilities; authority. The office has authority to provide
1.9coordination, guidance, and leadership, and to plan the implementation of Minnesota's
1.10geospatial information technology. The office must identify, coordinate, and guide
1.11strategic investments in geospatial information technology systems, data, and services to
1.12ensure effective implementation and use of Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) by state
1.13agencies to maximize benefits for state government as an enterprise.
1.14    Subd. 3. Duties. The office must:
1.15(1) coordinate and guide the efficient and effective use of available federal,
1.16state, local, and public-private resources to develop statewide geospatial information
1.17technology, data, and services;
1.18(2) provide leadership and outreach, and ensure cooperation and coordination for all
1.19Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) functions in state and local government, including
1.20coordination between state agencies, intergovernment coordination between state and local
1.21units of government, and extragovernment coordination, which includes coordination with
1.22academic and other private and nonprofit sector GIS stakeholders;
1.23(3) review state agency and intergovernment geospatial technology, data, and
1.24services development efforts involving state or intergovernment funding, including federal
2.1(4) provide information to the legislature regarding projects reviewed, and
2.2recommend projects for inclusion in the governor's budget under section 16A.11;
2.3(5) coordinate management of geospatial technology, data, and services between
2.4state and local governments;
2.5(6) provide coordination, leadership, and consultation to integrate government
2.6technology services with GIS infrastructure and GIS programs;
2.7(7) work to avoid or eliminate unnecessary duplication of existing GIS technology
2.8services and systems, including services provided by other public and private organizations
2.9while building on existing governmental infrastructures;
2.10(8) promote and coordinate consolidated geospatial technology, data, and services
2.11and shared geospatial Web services for state and local governments; and
2.12(9) promote and coordinate geospatial technology training, technical guidance, and
2.13project support for state and local governments.
2.14    Subd. 4. Duties of chief geospatial information officer. (a) In consultation with the
2.15state geospatial advisory council, the commissioner of administration, the commissioner
2.16of management and budget, and the Minnesota chief geospatial information officer, the
2.17chief geospatial information officer must identify when it is cost-effective for agencies to
2.18develop and use shared information and geospatial technology systems, data, and services.
2.19The chief geospatial information officer may require agencies to use shared information
2.20and geospatial technology systems, data, and services.
2.21(b) The chief geospatial information officer, in consultation with the state
2.22geospatial advisory council, must establish reimbursement rates in cooperation with the
2.23commissioner of management and budget to bill agencies and other governmental entities
2.24sufficient to cover the actual development, operation, maintenance, and administrative
2.25costs of the shared systems. The methodology for billing may include the use of
2.26interagency agreements, or other means as allowed by law.
2.27    Subd. 5. Fees. (a) The chief geospatial information officer must set fees under
2.28section 16A.1285 that reflect the actual cost of providing information products and
2.29services to clients. Fees collected must be deposited in the state treasury and credited to
2.30the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office revolving account. Money in the account
2.31is appropriated to the chief geospatial information officer for providing Geospatial
2.32Information Systems (GIS) consulting services, software, data, Web services, and map
2.33products on a cost-recovery basis, including the cost of services, supplies, material, labor,
2.34and equipment as well as the portion of the general support costs and statewide indirect
2.35costs of the office that is attributable to the delivery of these products and services. Money
3.1in the account must not be used for the general operation of the Minnesota Geospatial
3.2Information Office.
3.3(b) The chief geospatial information officer may require a state agency to make an
3.4advance payment to the revolving account sufficient to cover the agency's estimated
3.5obligation for a period of 60 days or more. If the revolving account is abolished or
3.6liquidated, the total net profit from the operation of the account must be distributed to the
3.7various funds from which purchases were made. For a given period of time, the amount of
3.8total net profit to be distributed to each fund must reflect the same ratio of total purchases
3.9attributable to each fund divided by the total purchases from all funds.
3.10    Subd. 6. Accountability. The chief geospatial information officer is appointed by
3.11the commissioner of administration and must work closely with the Minnesota chief
3.12information officer who shall advise on technology projects, standards, and services.
3.13    Subd. 7. Discretionary powers. The office may:
3.14(1) enter into contracts for goods or services with public or private organizations
3.15and charge fees for services it provides;
3.16(2) apply for, receive, and expend money from public agencies;
3.17(3) apply for, accept, and disburse grants and other aids from the federal government
3.18and other public or private sources;
3.19(4) enter into contracts with agencies of the federal government, local government
3.20units, the University of Minnesota and other educational institutions, and private persons
3.21and other nongovernment organizations as necessary to perform its statutory duties;
3.22(5) appoint committees and task forces to assist the office in carrying out its duties;
3.23(6) sponsor and conduct conferences and studies, collect and disseminate
3.24information, and issue reports relating to geospatial information and technology issues;
3.25(7) participate in the activities and conferences related to geospatial information
3.26and communications technology issues;
3.27(8) review the Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) technology infrastructure
3.28of regions of the state and cooperate with and make recommendations to the governor,
3.29legislature, state agencies, local governments, local technology development agencies,
3.30the federal government, private businesses, and individuals for the realization of GIS
3.31information and technology infrastructure development potential;
3.32(9) sponsor, support, and facilitate innovative and collaborative geospatial systems
3.33technology, data, and services projects; and
3.34(10) review and recommend alternative sourcing strategies for state geospatial
3.35information systems technology, data, and services.
4.1    Subd. 8. Geospatial advisory councils created. The chief geospatial information
4.2officer must establish a governance structure that includes advisory councils to provide
4.3recommendations for improving the operations and management of geospatial technology
4.4within state government and also on issues of importance to users of geospatial technology
4.5throughout the state.
4.6(a) A statewide geospatial advisory council must advise the Minnesota Geospatial
4.7Information Office regarding the improvement of services statewide through the
4.8coordinated, affordable, reliable, and effective use of geospatial technology. The
4.9commissioner of administration chief information officer must appoint the members of the
4.10council. The members must represent a cross-section of organizations including counties,
4.11cities, universities, business, nonprofit organizations, federal agencies, and state agencies.
4.12No more than 20 percent of the members may be employees of a state agency. In addition,
4.13the chief geospatial information officer must be a nonvoting member.
4.14(b) A state government geospatial advisory council must advise the Minnesota
4.15Geospatial Information Office on issues concerning improving state government services
4.16through the coordinated, affordable, reliable, and effective use of geospatial technology.
4.17The commissioner of administration chief information officer must appoint the members
4.18of the council. The members must represent up to 15 state government agencies and
4.19constitutional offices, including the Office of Enterprise Technology and the Minnesota
4.20Geospatial Information Office. The council must be chaired by the chief geographic
4.21information officer. A representative of the statewide geospatial advisory council must
4.22serve as a nonvoting member.
4.23(c) Members of both the statewide geospatial advisory council and the state
4.24government advisory council must be recommended by a process that ensures that each
4.25member is designated to represent a clearly identified agency or interested party category
4.26and that complies with the state's open appointment process. Members shall serve a
4.27term of two years.
4.28(d) The Minnesota Geospatial Information Office must provide administrative
4.29support for both geospatial advisory councils.
4.30(e) This subdivision expires June 30, 2011.
4.31    Subd. 9. Report to legislature. By January 15, 2010, the chief geospatial
4.32information officer must provide a report to the chairs and ranking minority members of
4.33the legislative committees with jurisdiction over the policy and budget for the office. The
4.34report must address all statutes that refer to the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office
4.35or land management information system and provide any necessary draft legislation to
4.36implement any recommendations.

5.3(a) The chief information officer is responsible for providing or entering into
5.4managed services contracts for the provision of the following information technology
5.5systems and services to state agencies:
5.6(1) state data centers;
5.7(2) mainframes including system software;
5.8(3) servers including system software;
5.9(4) desktops including system software;
5.10(5) laptop computers including system software;
5.11(6) a data network including system software;
5.12(7) database, electronic mail, office systems, reporting, and other standard software
5.14(8) business application software and related technical support services;
5.15(9) help desk for the components listed in clauses (1) to (8);
5.16(10) maintenance, problem resolution, and break-fix for the components listed in
5.17clauses (1) to (8);
5.18(11) regular upgrades and replacement for the components listed in clauses (1)
5.19to (8); and
5.20(12) network-connected output devices.
5.21(b) All state agency employees whose work primarily involves functions specified
5.22in paragraph (a) are employees of the Office of Enterprise Technology. This includes
5.23employees who directly perform the functions in paragraph (a), as well as employees
5.24whose work primarily involves managing, supervising, or providing administrative
5.25services or support services to employees who directly perform these functions. The
5.26chief information officer may assign employees of the office to perform work exclusively
5.27for another state agency.
5.28(c) The chief information officer may allow a state agency to obtain services
5.29specified in paragraph (a) through a contract with an outside vendor when the chief
5.30information officer and the agency head agree that a contract would provide best value,
5.31as defined in section 16C.02, under the service-level agreement. The chief information
5.32officer must require that agency contracts with outside vendors ensure that systems and
5.33services are compatible with standards established by the Office of Enterprise Technology.
5.34(d) In exercising authority under this section, the chief information officer
5.35must cooperate with the commissioner of administration on contracts for acquisition
5.36of information technology systems and services. The authority granted to the chief
6.1information officer does not limit the procurement, contract management, and contract
6.2review authority of the commissioner of administration under chapter 16C, including
6.3authority of the commissioner to enter into and manage cooperative purchasing
6.4agreements with other states.
6.5(e) The Minnesota State Retirement System, the Public Employees Retirement
6.6Association, the Teachers Retirement Association, the State Board of Investment, the
6.7Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, the State Lottery, and the Statewide
6.8Radio Board are not state agencies for purposes of this section.

6.9    Sec. 3. [16E.036] ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
6.10(a) The Technology Advisory Committee is created to advise the chief information
6.11officer. The committee consists of six members appointed by the governor who are
6.12individuals actively involved in business planning for state executive branch agencies,
6.13one county member designated by the Association of Minnesota Counties, one member
6.14appointed by the governor as a representative of a union that represents state information
6.15technology employees, and one member appointed by the governor to represent private
6.17(b) Membership terms, removal of members, and filling of vacancies are as provided
6.18in section 15.059. Members do not receive compensation or reimbursement for expenses.
6.19(c) The committee shall select a chair from its members. The chief information
6.20officer shall provide administrative support to the committee.
6.21(d) The committee shall advise the chief information officer on:
6.22(1) development and implementation of the state information technology strategic
6.24(2) critical information technology initiatives for the state;
6.25(3) standards for state information architecture;
6.26(4) identification of business and technical needs of state agencies;
6.27(5) strategic information technology portfolio management, project prioritization,
6.28and investment decisions;
6.29(6) the office's performance measures and fees for service agreements with executive
6.30branch agencies;
6.31(7) management of the state enterprise technology revolving fund; and
6.32(8) the efficient and effective operation of the office.

6.33    Sec. 4. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16E.14, is amended by adding a subdivision
6.34to read:
7.1    Subd. 6. Technology improvement account. The technology improvement account
7.2is established as an account in the enterprise technology fund. Money in the account is
7.3appropriated to the chief information officer for the purpose of funding a project that will
7.4result in improvements in state information and telecommunications technology. The
7.5chief information officer may spend money from the account on behalf of a state agency
7.6or group of agencies or may transfer money in the account to a state agency or group of
7.7agencies only according to an agreement under which: (1) the chief information officer
7.8has determined that savings generated by the project to be funded from the account will
7.9exceed the cost of the project; and (2) the agency or agencies sponsoring the project have
7.10developed a plan for recouping the project costs to the fund.

7.12An appropriation for a state agency information and telecommunications technology
7.13project must be made to the chief information officer. The chief information officer must
7.14manage and disburse the appropriation on behalf of the sponsoring state agency. Any
7.15appropriation for an information and telecommunications technology project made to a
7.16state agency other than the Office of Enterprise Technology is transferred to the chief
7.17information officer.
7.18EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective July 1, 2011, and applies to
7.19appropriations made before or after that date. The remainder of any appropriation subject
7.20to this section made before July 1, 2011, is transferred to the chief information officer on
7.21July 1, 2011.

7.23(a) Powers, duties, responsibilities, assets, personnel, and unexpended appropriations
7.24relating to functions assigned to the chief information officer in Minnesota Statutes,
7.25section 16E.0151, are transferred to the Office of Enterprise Technology from all other
7.26state agencies, as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 16E.03, subdivision 1, paragraph
7.27(e), effective July 1, 2011. All reporting relationships associated with the transferred
7.28powers, duties, responsibilities, assets, personnel, and unexpended appropriations are also
7.29transferred to the Office of Enterprise Technology on July 1, 2011. By January 15, 2012,
7.30the chief information officer shall submit to the legislature any statutory changes needed
7.31to complete implementation of the transfer in this section.
7.32(b) Prior to the transfer mandated by paragraph (a), the chief information officer
7.33must enter into a service-level agreement with each state agency governing the provision
7.34of information technology systems and services in Minnesota Statutes, section 16E.0151.
8.1The agreements must specify the services to be provided and the charges for these
8.2services. As specified in Minnesota Statutes, section 16E.0151, an agency may choose to
8.3obtain these services from an outside vendor, rather than from the Office of Enterprise
8.4Technology. Authority to enter into agreements under this paragraph is effective the day
8.5following final enactment, with the resulting agreements effective July 1, 2011.
8.6(c) Powers, duties, responsibilities, assets, personnel, and unexpended appropriations
8.7relating to geospatial information systems are transferred from the commissioner of
8.8administration to the Office of Enterprise Technology.
8.9(d) Minnesota Statutes, section 15.039, applies to transfers in this section. Executive
8.10branch officials may use authority under Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.37, as necessary
8.11to implement this section.
8.12(e) The transfer of authority to the Office of Enterprise Technology in this article
8.13does not require expansion or consolidation of office space, data centers, help desks,
8.14or other systems. The chief information officer may implement expansion, relocation,
8.15or consolidation to the extent feasible and desirable with existing resources, or to the
8.16extent that savings resulting from the expansions or consolidations will pay for the costs
8.17associated with these activities during the biennium ending June 30, 2013.
8.18(f) The chief information officer may spend up to $1,000,000 from the enterprise
8.19technology revolving fund for expenses relating to negotiation or preparation of
8.20service-level agreements required by this section or for other temporary staff or consultant
8.21costs associated with transfer of functions under this section.

8.22    Sec. 7. STUDY.
8.23The chief information officer in the Office of Enterprise Technology shall report
8.24to the chairs and ranking minority members of the house of representatives and senate
8.25committees with jurisdiction over state government finance by January 15, 2012, on
8.26the feasibility and desirability of the office entering into service-level agreements with
8.27the State Lottery and the Statewide Radio Board regarding provision of information
8.28technology systems and services to those entities.

8.30The revisor of statutes shall recodify Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.99, into
8.31Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16E."
8.32Amend the title accordingly