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86-5,100. Network Nebraska;development and maintenance; access; Chief Information Officer; duties; cost; report.The Chief Information Officer, in partnership with the Universityof Nebraska, shall develop and maintain a statewide, multipurpose, high capacity,scalable telecommunications network to be called Network Nebraska. The networkshall consist of contractual arrangements with providers to meet the demandof state agencies, local governments, and educational entities as definedin section 79-1201.01. Such network shall provide access to a reliable andaffordable infrastructure capable of carrying a spectrum of services and applications,including distance education, across the state. The Chief Information Officershall provide access to each school district, each educational service unit,each community college, each state college, and the University of Nebraskaat the earliest feasible date and no later than July 1, 2012. Access may beprovided through educational service units or other aggregation points. Participation in Network Nebraska shallnot be required for any educational entity. The Chief InformationOfficer shall aggregate demand for those state agencies and educational entitieschoosing to participate and shall reduce costs for participants whenever feasible.The Chief Information Officer shall establish a cost structure based on actualcosts, including necessary administrative expenses but not including administrative travelor conference expenses, and shall charge participants accordingto such cost structure. TheChief Information Officer shall annually provide a detailed report of suchcosts to each participant and to the Legislative Fiscal Analyst. SourceLaws 2006, LB 1208, § 30; Laws 2007, LB603, § 33; Laws 2010, LB1071, § 43.Operative Date: April 15, 2010