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    Subdivision 1. Office management and structure. (a) The chief information officer is
appointed by the governor. The chief information officer serves in the unclassified service
at the pleasure of the governor. The chief information officer must have experience leading
enterprise-level information technology organizations. The chief information officer is the state's
chief information officer and information and telecommunications technology advisor to the
(b) The chief information officer may appoint other employees of the office. The staff of the
office must include individuals knowledgeable in information and telecommunications technology
systems and services and individuals with specialized training in information security.
    Subd. 1a. Accountability. The chief information officer reports to the governor. The chief
information officer must consult regularly with the commissioners of administration, finance,
human services, revenue, and other commissioners as designated by the governor, on technology
projects, standards, and services as well as management of resources and staff utilization.
    Subd. 2. Intergovernmental participation. The chief information officer or the chief
information officer's designee shall serve as a member of the Geographic Information Systems
Council and the Library Planning Task Force or their respective successor organizations and as
a nonvoting member of the Minnesota Health Data Institute.
    Subd. 3. Administrative support. The commissioner of administration must provide
office space and administrative support services to the office. The office must reimburse the
commissioner for these services.
History: 1997 c 202 art 3 s 8; 1999 c 250 art 1 s 69; 2000 c 260 s 8; 2005 c 156 art 5 s 8

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