Fifty-sixth Legislature

First Regular Session


HB 2206: software licensure

Sponsor: Representative Wilmeth, LD 2

Committee on Commerce


Prevents contracts for software application licensure from limiting an agency's choice of hardware to run the application.


Information technology is defined as all computerized and auxiliary automated information processing, telecommunications and related technology, including hardware, software, vendor support and related services, equipment and projects (A.R.S. § 18-101).

The Arizona Department of Administration is responsible for government information technology functions.  The Department may contract with any public or private party for the purposes of developing, implementing and maintaining a coordinated statewide plan for information technology (A.R.S. § 18-104).


1.   Specifies a contract for software application licensure entered into by a public agency may not limit the public agency's ability to install or run the software on the hardware of the public agency's choosing. (Sec. 1)

2.   Defines public agency as this State, the Arizona Board of Regents or a city, charter city, county, district, public authority or other political subdivision of this state. (Sec. 1)

3.   Includes an applicability clause. (Sec. 2)




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