(1) The Department of Legal Affairs, the Department of Financial Services, and the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services shall adopt the standards established in s. 282.0051(1)(b), (c), and (s) and (3)(e) or adopt alternative standards based on best practices and industry standards that allow for open data interoperability.
(2) If the Department of Legal Affairs, the Department of Financial Services, or the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services adopts alternative standards in lieu of the enterprise architecture standards adopted pursuant to s. 282.0051, such department must notify the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives in writing of the adoption of the alternative standards and provide a justification for adoption of the alternative standards and explain how the agency will achieve open data interoperability.
(3) The Department of Legal Affairs, the Department of Financial Services, and the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services may contract with the department to provide or perform any of the services and functions described in s. 282.0051.
(4)(a) Nothing in this section or in s. 282.0051 requires the Department of Legal Affairs, the Department of Financial Services, or the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to integrate with information technology outside its own department or with the Florida Digital Service.

Terms Used In Florida Statutes 282.00515

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Data: means a subset of structured information in a format that allows such information to be electronically retrieved and transmitted. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Department: means the Department of Management Services. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Enterprise: means state agencies and the Department of Legal Affairs, the Department of Financial Services, and the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Information technology: means equipment, hardware, software, firmware, programs, systems, networks, infrastructure, media, and related material used to automatically, electronically, and wirelessly collect, receive, access, transmit, display, store, record, retrieve, analyze, evaluate, process, classify, manipulate, manage, assimilate, control, communicate, exchange, convert, converge, interface, switch, or disseminate information of any kind or form. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Interoperability: means the technical ability to share and use data across and throughout the enterprise. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Open data: means data collected or created by a state agency, the Department of Legal Affairs, the Department of Financial Services, and the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and structured in a way that enables the data to be fully discoverable and usable by the public. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • Standards: means required practices, controls, components, or configurations established by an authority. See Florida Statutes 282.0041
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01
(b) The department, acting through the Florida Digital Service, may not retrieve or disclose any data without a shared-data agreement in place between the department and the Department of Legal Affairs, the Department of Financial Services, or the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.