Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Minnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes

SF 316

1st Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/07/2019 04:12pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

Line numbers 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5
1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22

A bill for an act
relating to state government; requiring involvement in user acceptance testing
from local units of governments impacted by new information technology business
software; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [15.996] LOCAL GOVERNMENT USER ACCEPTANCE TESTING.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Applicability. new text end

new text begin "Agency" as used in this section means any state officer,
employee, board, commission, authority, department, entity, or organization of the executive
branch of state government, including the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin User acceptance testing. new text end

new text begin (a) An agency implementing a new information
technology business software application or new business software application functionality
that significantly impacts the operations of local units of government must provide
opportunities for local government representative involvement in user acceptance testing,
unless the testing is deemed not feasible or necessary by the relevant agency commissioner,
in consultation with representatives of local units of government and the chief information
officer.
new text end

new text begin (b) The requirements in paragraph (a) only apply to new software applications and new
software application functionality where local units of government will be primary users,
as determined by the relevant agency head in consultation with representatives of local units
of government and the chief information officer. The requirements in paragraph (a) do not
apply to routine software upgrades or application changes that are primarily intended to
comply with federal law, rules, or regulations.
new text end