Sec. HHH-1. Unified payment card work group established. The Treasurer of State shall convene a work group to review disbursement options related to a unified payment card for state expenditures in order to determine if increased cardholder convenience and further state budget savings can be achieved.
Sec. HHH-2. Participants. In convening the work group under section 1, the Treasurer of State shall include representatives from the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Office of the State Controller, Division of Purchases, Bureau of Revenue Services and Office of Information Technology; the Department of Labor; the Department of Health and Human Services; the Department of Corrections; the Department of Education; and the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. The Treasurer of State shall serve as chair of the work group and may accept resources as approved and provided by work group participants.
Sec. HHH-3. Duties. The work group under section 1 shall:
1. Review current payment card offerings;
2. Explore opportunities to expand payment card offerings;
3. Determine any cost savings and expenses associated with a unified payment card; and
4. Recommend actions and timelines, if appropriate.
Sec. HHH-4. Report. The work group under section 1 shall submit its report, including any recommended implementing legislation, to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over appropriations and financial affairs by January 15, 2011.