Maryland Manual 1994-1995
nor, the Chief is assisted by the Information Tech-
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BOARD
Francis J. Knott, Chairperson
The Governor created the Information Technol-
ogy Board in 1993 (Executive Order
01.01.1993.06). The Board advises the Chief of
Information Technology on the Master Plan of
Information Technology and such other matters as
the Chief may request.
The Board consists of no more than nineteen
members appointed by the Governor. On the Board
are representatives from the Comptroller of the
Treasury; Department of Economic and Employ-
ment Development; State Department of Educa-
tion; Department of General Services; Department
of Health and Mental Hygiene; Department of
Human Resources; Department of Public Safety
and Correctional Services; Department of Trans-
portation; University of Maryland System; Mary-
land Higher Education Commission; Maryland
Public Broadcasting Commission; Office of Plan-
ning; and members of the public. The Chief of
Information Technology serves ex officio.
DIVISION OF FISCAL PLANNING
T. Eloise Foster, Assistant Secretary
45 Calvert St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 (410) 974-5253
The Division of Fiscal Planning studies economic
conditions, trends, and indicators, and analyzes their
impact on Maryland. The Division prepares forecasts
of revenues and expenditures, State debt, and aid to
local governments, and undertakes fiscal research pro-
jects as needed by the Department.
DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION
John J. Pirro, Jr., Director
45 Calvert St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 (410) 974-2116
The Division of Administration administers the
internal fiscal operations of the Department, verifies
budget requests and budget amendments, and
maintains master control ledgers of State employee
positions. The Division prints the Maryland State
Budget (known as the State Budget Book) as pro-
posed by the Governor to the General Assembly,
and related publications. It also prepares the State-
wide Cost Allocation Plan that is filed with the
federal government to obtain reimbursements for
the cost of indirect State services that benefit feder-
ally funded programs (Code 1957, Art. 19, secs.
Department of Budget & Fiscal Planning /201
43-46; State Finance and Procurement Article, secs.
3-201 through 3-206, 7-101 through 7-121).
CENTRAL COLLECTION UNIT
John E. Hand, Administrator
300 W. Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 (410) 225-1200
The Central Collection Unit is responsible for
the collection of delinquent accounts owed to the
State, any of its officials, or units. If an initial collec-
tion attempt is unsuccessful, a State agency refers
unsettled debts to the Unit. Such debts may be
student loans, tuition and fees; public assistance
and food stamp overpayments; restitution for dam-
age to State property; workmen's compensation
premiums; reimbursement for institutional care;
and payment for goods and services provided by the
State (Code State Finance and Procurement Arti-
cle, secs. 3-302 through 3-305).
DATA PROCESSING TRAINING CENTER
John A. Dunnigan, Administrator
DIVISION OF BUDGET ANALYSIS
Raymond J. Wright, Director
45 Calvert St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 (410) 974-2271
The Division of Budget Analysis aids the Secre-
tary of Budget and Fiscal Planning in review, analy-
sis, and formulation of a tentative annual State
operating budget for the Governor's consideration.
For this purpose, the Division examines, tests, and
evaluates requests for appropriations from all oper-
ating units of State government.
The Division studies and makes recommenda-
tions on financial, revenue and fiscal matters that
affect the current budget of State government,
including budget amendments. The Division also
considers projected budgetary requirements. It ex-
amines the administration, organization, staffing,
duties, and responsibilities of State agencies to de-
tect any duplication or overlap of work, duties, or
Professional personnel of the Division are as-
signed certain areas of State government to study
and analyze. They evaluate budget requests, histori-
cal data, and other information about State agen-
cies under their review and make recommendations
regarding agency budgets.
The Division also enforces numerous laws and
regulations that ensure economical and efficient use
of State funds, personnel, equipment (including
State-owned motor vehicles), and other resources