THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

803

THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2021

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to government data modernization.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 27, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to part VII to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"27-    Chief data officer; established. (a) There is established within the office of enterprise technology services a full-time chief data officer to:

(1) Develop, implement, and manage statewide data set policies, procedures, and standards pursuant to section 27-44.3;

(2) Facilitate data sharing across state agencies as permitted by law; and

(3) Modernize, upgrade, and reduce inefficiencies in the State's computer and data systems.

(b) The chief data officer shall be appointed by and report directly to the chief information officer."

SECTION 2. Section 27-44, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (a) to read as follows:

"(a) Each executive branch department shall [use reasonable efforts to] make appropriate and existing electronic data sets maintained by the department electronically available to the public through the State's open data portal at data.hawaii.gov or successor website designated by the chief information officer; provided that[:

(1) Nothing in this chapter shall require departments to create new electronic data sets or to make data sets available upon demand;

(2) Data licensed to the State by another person or entity shall not be made public under this chapter unless the person or entity licensing the data agrees to the public disclosure; and

(3) Proprietary] proprietary and other information protected from disclosure by law or contract shall not be disclosed.

Such disclosure shall be consistent with the policies, procedures, and standards developed by the chief information officer and consistent with applicable law, including chapter 92F and other state and federal laws related to security and privacy, and no personally identifiable information shall be posted online unless the identified individual has consented to the posting or the posting is necessary to fulfill the lawful purposes or duties of the department."

SECTION 3. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $           or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2021-2022 and the same sum or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2022-2023 for the establishment of a chief data officer position within the office of enterprise technology services. The sums appropriated shall be expended by the office of enterprise technology services for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 4. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 5. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2021.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Chief Data Officer; Office of Enterprise Technology Services; Open Data Portal; Government Data; Appropriation

 

Description:

Establishes the position of the chief data officer within the office of enterprise technology services to assist the chief information officer in the oversight and management of the State's data portal and computer and data systems. Requires each executive department agency to make appropriate and existing electronic data sets available to the public. Appropriates funds for the establishment of a chief data officer position.

 

 

 

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