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2021 ASSEMBLY BILL 1032
February 17, 2022 - Introduced by LAW REVISION COMMITTEE. Referred to
Committee on Rules.
1 AN ACT to repeal 16.9785; and to amend 16.977 (intro.), 16.977 (2) and 16.977
2 (3) of the statutes; relating to: oversight of information technology portfolios
3 by the Department of Administration and repealing an obsolete statute
4 regarding assistance by the Department of Administration with purchase of
5 computers and educational technology by school teachers for private use
6 (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Administration).
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, the authority of the Department of Administration to
oversee information technology is limited to executive branch agencies other than
the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. This bill clarifies that
DOA does not manage the information technology portfolio of the Board of Regents.
The bill also updates outdated terminology regarding information technology
projects undertaken by executive branch agencies and aligns the terminology with
contemporary terminology used in the information technology industry.
This bill also repeals a statute that requires DOA to negotiate with vendors to
facilitate the purchase of computers and other educational technology for private use
by public, private, tribal, and secondary school teachers in this state that is now
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For further information, see the NOTES provided by the Law Revision
Committee of the Joint Legislative Council.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
LAW REVISION COMMITTEE PREFATORY NOTE: This bill is a remedial legislation
proposal, requested by the Department of Administration and introduced by the Law
Revision Committee under s. 13.83 (1) (c) 4. and 5., stats. After careful consideration of
the various provisions of the bill, the Law Revision Committee has determined that this
bill makes minor substantive changes in the statutes, and that these changes are
desirable as a matter of public policy.
1 SECTION 1. 16.977 (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
2 16.977 Information technology portfolio management. (intro.) With the
3 assistance of executive branch agencies, other than the board of regents of the
4 University of Wisconsin System, the department shall manage the information
5 technology portfolio of state government executive branch agencies, other than the
6 board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System, in accordance with a
7 management structure that includes all of the following:
NOTE: This SECTION clarifies that DOA does not manage the information technology
portfolio for the University of Wisconsin system.
8 SECTION 2. 16.977 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
9 16.977 (2) Methods for monitoring and controlling information technology
10 development projects and assets.
11 SECTION 3. 16.977 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
12 16.977 (3) Methods to evaluate the progress of information technology
13 development projects and the effectiveness of information technology systems,
14 including performance measurements for the information technology portfolio.
NOTE: SECTIONS 2 and 3 update technology terminology.
15 SECTION 4. 16.9785 of the statutes is repealed.
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ASSEMBLY BILL 1032 SECTION 4
NOTE: This SECTION repeals a requirement for the Department of Administration
to negotiate with private vendors to facilitate technology purchases by teachers for the
personal use of the teachers.
1 (END)Statutes affected:
Bill Text: 16.977(intro.), 16.977, 16.977(2), 16.977(3), 16.9785
Text as Enrolled: 16.977(2), 16.977, 16.977(3), 16.977(intro.), 16.9785