Information Policy and Technology Committee, Wisconsin State Legislature

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The Information Policy and Technology Committee is a standing committee of the Wisconsin State Legislature.

Function

The committee shall do all of the following:
  • Review information management and technology systems, plans, practices and policies of state and local units of government, including their responsiveness to the needs of state and local units of government for delivery of high-quality services on an efficient, effective and economical basis, their data security and integrity, their protection of the personal privacy of individuals who are subjects of databases of state and local governmental agencies and their provision of access to public records.
  • Review the effects on the needs identified under subd. 1. of proposals for the expansion of existing information technology and the implementation of new information technology by the state.
  • Review the impact of proposed legislation on existing technology utilization by state and local units of government.
  • Upon receipt of strategic plans from the department of administration, the joint committee on legislative organization and the director of state courts, review and transmit comments concerning the plans to the entities submitting the plans.[1][2]

Membership

The Information Policy and Technology Committee is composed of three majority senators and representatives and two minority senators and representatives, each appointed by the same method as their respective chambers.[3]

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Information Policy and Technology Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (6)
Tim CarpenterSheila Harsdorf, Co-chair
Kathleen VinehoutRobert Cowles
Peter BarcaRichard Gudex
Kevin Petersen, Co-chair
Warren Petryk
Chad Weininger

External links

References

  1. Wisconsin State Legislature, "Revised Statutes," accessed February 3, 2014(Statute 13.58-5)
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Wisconsin State Legislature, "Revised Statutes," accessed February 3, 2014(Statute 13.58-1)