Policy Statement: In accordance with Maryland State law, the DoIT Secretary shall designate qualifying information technology (IT) projects from State units as “major”, for which the Secretary is then responsible for implementation oversight and the disbursement of related MITDP funds that have been appropriated by the Legislature. State units will adhere to State Comptroller standards and the DoIT procedure herein to request the disbursement of MITDP funds.
Applicable Law & Other Policy:
Scope and Responsibilities: All executive branch units of state government, except those identified in Maryland Code, SF&P § 3A-302. Agency executives, managers and staff shall ensure compliance with this policy.
Department of Information Technology (DoIT): An executive branch unit of Maryland state government, organized according to Maryland Code, State Finance and Procurement Article, § 3A.
Policy: A statement of jurisdiction and methods to guide agencies in the management of IT resources and services.
Units: All executive branch units of state government, except those identified in Maryland Code, SF&P § 3A-302.
Technical Specifications:See Appendix A for MITDP funds procedures that fall outside of Comptroller standards.
Policy Review: By the DoIT IT Policy Review Board annually or as needed.
Contact Information: Chair, IT Policy Review Board, firstname.lastname@example.org 410-697-9724. The policy steward is the DoIT Director of Finance and Administration.
Signed 20-06 MITDP Fund DisbursementsThe PDF version of this policy represents the authoritative policy document. This PDF version of the policy shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency between the signed policy document and the text presented on this page.
Policy 20-06, Appendix A
Major IT Development Program
Funds Disbursement Procedure
Background. DoIT and covered Units are required to follow all statutory requirements associated with MITDPs. DoIT has
adopted the Comptroller’s standards for administering disbursement of funds placed into the MITDP fund. DoIT has also
adopted the standards set forth below. Covered Units are required to comply with the MITDP Funds Disbursement
Policy and the overarching Department of Budget and Management process for authorization of fund expenditures and
Funds Disbursement Request Procedure. Most MITDP funds disbursement requests are made by State units to
reimburse expenditures on that IT project. Such requests will be made using the following procedure* on a quarterly
basis (usually in early July, October, January, and April).
* Note: this process is used by the DoIT Finance Office for accounts payable actions that fall outside GAD standards.
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