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Public Act 095-0992




Public Act 095-0992
SB2327 Re-Enrolled LRB095 19691 BDD 46045 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Department of Central Management Services
Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by
adding Section 405-515 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 405/405-515 new)
    Sec. 405-515. High-Volume Transaction Processing System
    (a) As used in this Act:
    "Department" means the Department of Central Management
    "High-Volume Transaction Processing System (HVTPS)" means
a computer, or designated network of computers, that, in daily
operations (i) supports, or is capable of supporting, more than
15,000,000 transactions per hour and (ii) is used for critical
computing needs, including, but not limited to, bulk data
processing, transaction processing, resource planning,
statistic generation, process monitoring, and process
modeling. "HVTPS" also includes the applications, operating
systems, and other support software, hardware add-ons, and
maintenance services required by a system.
    "Overall value" is to be derived from factors including,
but not limited to, total cost of ownership, the quality of the
hardware, software, or services to be delivered by the
contractor, the contractor's responsiveness and account
service record, and the contractor's willingness to share risk.
    (b) Subject to appropriation, the Department shall study
the cost of and the State's current use of and reliance on
HVTPS. The study shall consider, without limitation:
        (1) The nature of the operations supported by existing
    HVTPS, including the State's need to conduct those
    operations in a reliable, secure, scalable, and
    end-user-friendly manner.
        (2) For existing HVTPS, employee costs, one-time
    charges, recurring charges, and average maintenance
    charges associated with the components of an HVTPS.
        (3) For existing HVTPS, the State's reliance on
    non-employees for system maintenance and support, and the
    feasibility of having those functions performed by State
    employees, new or existing.
        (4) An assessment of the overall value of existing
    HVTPS to the State.
        (5) Whether HVTPS of comparable capacity and
    performance characteristics are available in the
    marketplace and, if not, in what manner the marketplace is
    failing to offer such comparable systems.
        (6) If comparable HVTPS exist in the marketplace, the
    study must indicate what good-faith estimates exist for
    cost components that are comparable to those identified in
    item (2) of this subsection.
        (7) If comparable HVTPS exist in the marketplace, the
    feasibility of having system maintenance and support
    functions performed by State employees.
        (8) The study shall include public comments from
    stakeholders and available case studies.
    (c) The Department shall report to the Governor and the
General Assembly no later than 6 months after the completion of
the study. Sensitive or confidential material, such as
technical trade secrets (excluding pricing), may be redacted
from the public version of the report.

Effective Date: 6/1/2009