HB 2188 Secretary of Technology created.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Secretary of Technology created. Creates the Secretary of Technology of the Commonwealth, who shall also function as Virginia’s Chief Information Officer, and provides for the powers and duties thereof. The bill assigns responsibility to the Secretary for the Department of Information Technology, Innovative Technology Authority, Virginia Geographic Information Network Advisory Board, Virginia Information Providers Network Authority, and the new Department of Technology Planning (DTP), which is also created in the bill. The bill abolishes the Council on Information Management (CIM) and transfers its employees to the new DTP. The bill also repeals the Virginia Technology Council (VTC) and makes technical changes and corrections to accommodate the new Secretariat and the new DTP and the abolishment of CIM and VTC. The bill also contains technical amendments to the various listings of boards, commissions, and councils in Titles 2.1 and 9 that have changed names or been repealed in previous legislative sessions. Identical to HB 1727 and SB 808.

Full text:
01/20/99  House: Presented & ordered printed 992907818  pdf
02/08/99  House: Printed as engrossed 992907818-E  pdf
03/03/99  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2188ER)  pdf
04/01/99  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0433)  pdf

House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

01/20/99  House: Presented & ordered printed 992907818
01/20/99  House: Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/29/99  House: Reported from S. T. w/amds. (19-Y 0-N)
01/29/99  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/02/99  House: Assigned to App. sub-committee: General Government/Indep.
02/04/99  House: Reported from Appropriations with amds. (30-Y 0-N)
02/05/99  House: Read first time
02/06/99  House: Read second time
02/06/99  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/99  House: Passed by for the day
02/08/99  House: Read second time
02/08/99  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/08/99  House: Printed as engrossed 992907818-E
02/09/99  House: Read third time and passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/09/99  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/09/99  House: Communicated to Senate
02/10/99  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/99  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/17/99  Senate: Reported from General Laws with amd. (15-Y 0-N)
02/18/99  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/99  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/99  Senate: Read third time
02/19/99  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/19/99  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/19/99  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/19/99  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 0-N)
02/19/99  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (38-Y 0-N)
02/19/99  Senate: Rec. of Sen. passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/99  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER R (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/99  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N)
02/19/99  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
02/22/99  House: Placed on Calendar
02/23/99  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (90-Y 1-N)
02/23/99  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (90-Y 1-N)
03/03/99  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2188ER)
03/08/99  House: Enrolled
03/08/99  House: Signed by Speaker
03/09/99  Senate: Signed by President
03/25/99  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 433 (effective 7/1/99)
04/01/99  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0433)