Comments: IL SB1606 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Creates the Department of Innovation and Technology Act to codify the changes made in Executive Order 2016-001. Creates the Department of Innovation and Technology. Abolishes the Information Technology Office (also known as the Office of the Chief Information Officer) within the Office of the Governor and transfers its functions, personnel, and property to Department of Innovation and Technology. Provides for the transfer of information technology functions, including related personnel and property, from specified State agencies, boards, and commissions to the Department of Innovation and Technology. Provides for the powers and responsibilities of the Department of Innovation and Technology, including specified programs and initiatives. Provides for the appointment of the Secretary and Assistant Secretary of Innovation and Technology by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate. Provides that the Secretary shall serve as the Chief Information Officer of the State. Amends the Open Meetings Act, the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act, the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the State Fire Marshal Act, the Illinois Century Network Act, the State Finance Act, the Grant Information Collection Act, the Illinois Pension Code, the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act, the Public Aid Code, the Methamphetamine Precursor Tracking Act, the Workers' Compensation Act, and the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act to make conforming changes. Repeals Sections in the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [SB1606 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

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