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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 Joint Legislative Systems Administrative 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 Administrative Committee, which oversees the strategic direction of the Legislature's information technology, and the management of that information technology.
Request 26,932,000
Net change from current biennium 900,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 3.5% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
883,000 883,000 General Fund - Federal
26,032,000 General Fund - State 20,689,121 26,032,000 26,932,000
822,000 822,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 823,500
27,737,000 1,705,000 Total Appropriated Funds 21,512,621 26,032,000 26,932,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
Total Non-Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 11,208,081 12,589,953 4,102,545 13,527,000 13,405,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
2,974,913 16.0% (4,820,123) (22.4%) 10,239,502 61.3%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 52.6 57.6 58.2 57.6 57.6