Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 10. Department of Administration

Information Technology Board -- Membership -- Qualifications -- Vacancies -- Compensation

2-15-1021. Information technology board -- membership -- qualifications -- vacancies -- compensation. (1) There is an information technology board. The board consists of 18 members who are appointed as follows:

(a) the chief information officer provided for in 2-17-511 or a designee, who serves as presiding officer of the board;

(b) the director of the department of administration or a designee;

(c) the director of the office of budget and program planning or a designee;

(d) three members who are directors of state agencies and who are appointed by the governor, or their designees;

(e) two members representing local government, appointed by the governor;

(f) one member representing the public service commission, appointed by the public service commission;

(g) one member representing the private sector, appointed by the governor;

(h) one member of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives;

(i) one member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate;

(j) one member representing the legislative branch, appointed by the legislative branch information technology planning council;

(k) one member representing the judicial branch, appointed by the chief justice of the supreme court;

(l) one member representing K-12 education, appointed by the superintendent of public instruction;

(m) the attorney general or a designee;

(n) the secretary of state or a designee; and

(o) the state auditor or a designee.

(2) Appointments must be made without regard to political affiliation and must be made solely for the wise management of the information technology resources used by the state.

(3) A vacancy occurring on the board must be filled by the appointing authority in the same manner as the original appointment.

(4) The board shall function in an advisory capacity as defined in 2-15-102.

(5) Members of the board must be reimbursed and compensated in the same manner as members of quasi-judicial boards under 2-15-124(7), except that legislative members are reimbursed and compensated as provided in 5-2-302.

History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 313, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 284, L. 2013; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 448, L. 2021; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 95, L. 2023.