(a) A legislative branch agency may invest in, acquire, use, and manage, independent of the Executive branch, information technology and telecommunications systems and resources, including hardware, software, and contract services.
(b) A legislative branch agency may, independent of the Executive branch, establish, acquire, maintain, and manage electronic mail messaging systems and services, internet access services, and information technology security systems and services.
This section is referenced in § 1-301.44a.
Effect of Amendments
For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 1101 of Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Support Second Emergency Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-207, October 15, 2009, 56 DCR 8234).
For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 1101 of Fiscal Year Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-260, January 4, 2010, 57 DCR 345).