85th Texas Legislative Session (2017), DIR tracks
technology-related legislation, some with directives specific to DIR and some with broad implications to the state in general.
You may view complete information about each bill at the Texas Legislature Online.
Below are the
bills that passed the 85th Legislative Session.
For additional information on any legislation or about participating in a workgroup for a bill that includes stakeholder engagement, please contact.
Robert Armstrong, Director of Governmental Relations
(512) 936-9851 |
This table will soon include columns for
DIR Actions – High-level actions DIR is taking in implementing each bill.
State Agency Action Needed by DIR – Highlight on how DIR implementation affects state agencies, and the actions needed from state agencies as a result.
||Relating to the confidentiality of certain information related to a computer security incident.|
||Relating to cybercrime; creating criminal offenses.|
||Relating to cybersecurity for state agency information resources.|
||Relating to state agency information security plans, information technology employees, and online and mobile applications|
|SB 532||Nelson||Relating to reports on and purchase of information technology by state agencies.|
Relating to the production of public information available on a publicly accessible website.
Contracting & Other Technology–Related Legislation and Legislation of Interest
HB 3275||Capriglione||Relating to the monitoring of major information resources projects by the Department of Information Resources.|
|SB 533||Nelson||Relating to state agency contracting.|
SB 255||Zaffirini||Relating to training for governmental entities and vendors, including purchasing and contract management training; authorizing fees.|
SB 261||Zaffirini||Relating to the bulk purchase of information technology commodity items by the Department of Information Resources.|