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Joint Legislative Systems Committee

RCW 44.68

The Joint Legislative Systems Committee oversees the direction of information technology in the Legislature and enforces the policies, procedures and standards established by the Committee. It functions primarily through the activities of its operating arm, the Legislative Service Center (LSC). LSC is the non-partisan technology solutions provider for the Legislature and provides a full range of information technology services to the House, Senate and legislative agencies. LSC's services include computing and telecommunications operations, equipment maintenance and repair, custom applications development, support and management of an extensive suite of Legislative systems, technology training, Help Desk and embedded customer support. In addition, LSC provides extensive public access to legislative information.

Agency Mission

The Legislative Service Center (LSC) was created by legislation in July 1986 to manage and evolve the Legislature's computing environment. The scope of its responsibilities include hardware, software, custom applications, telecommunications, operations, website development, training support, business analysis, continuity planning and strategic planning services. LSC operates under the authority of the Joint Legislative Systems Committee, which oversees the strategic direction of the Legislature's information technology, and the Joint Legislative Systems Administrative Committee, which oversees the management of that information technology.
Request 24,579,000
Net change from current biennium 2,632,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 12.0% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
21,122,000 General Fund - Basic Account - State 18,537,708 21,122,000 23,757,000
825,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 825,000 822,000
21,947,000 Total Appropriated Funds 18,537,708 21,947,000 24,579,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
Industrial Insurance Premium Refund - Nonappropriated (6,137)
Total Non-Appropriated Funds (6,137)

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 9,231,337 10,304,540 3,537,389 12,338,000 12,241,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
2,669,438 16.8% (4,689,643) (25.3%) 10,737,071 77.6%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 47.5 50.3 49.8 55.6 55.6