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h_sa_2017a_2017-02-09t10:00:19z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 02/09/2017

Location: LSB A

Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB17-1069



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B). The motion p

Postpone House Bill 17-1069 indefinitely. The moti

Refer House Bill 17-1069, as amended, to the Commi
Pass Without Objection

PASS

FAIL







10:00 AM -- HB17-1069



Representative Melton and Representative Carver, co-prime bill sponsors, presented House Bill 17-1069. The bill creates a subcommittee of the Joint Technology Committee (JTC), that is required to meet three times annually until the subcommittee sunsets on July 1, 2018, to study issues related to data privacy and cyber security. The subcommittee is comprised of legislative and non-legislative members and is directed to consider the following:



• whether state agencies are collecting or retaining data that exceeds what is necessary and appropriate for the agencies to perform their functions;

• who has access to data, the extent of such access, and appropriate mechanisms to protect sensitive data; and

• measures to protect data against unauthorized access, disclosure, use, modification, or destruction.



In order to accomplish these tasks, the subcommittee will select three state agencies and examine how each of these agencies determines what data to obtain relative to its statutory obligations. On or before December 31, 2017, a representative of each of the three agencies is required to appear before the subcommittee at a public hearing to:



• explain how the collection of personally identifiable data relates to the agency's duties, and identify any federal or state laws that concern data privacy and that apply to each agency's programs; and

• examine Colorado information security policies and how state agencies are addressing access to data by other state agencies and nongovernmental organizations.



All state and local agencies are required to cooperate with the subcommittee and provide such data and other information as the subcommittee may require. The bill permits but does not require any state or local agency that is represented on the subcommittee to provide staff assistance. The subcommittee is required to compile a report of its findings and recommendations to the JTC and the General Assembly on or before January 1, 2018.



Representative Melton provided a handout to the committee (Attachment A). Representative Carver and Representative Melton answered questions from the committee.



17HouseState0209AttachA.pdf17HouseState0209AttachA.pdf



10:25 AM --
Bill Jaeger, Colorado Children's Campaign, testified in opposition to the bill. Mr. Jaeger answered questions from the committee.



10:32 AM --
Anne Barkis, American Civil Liberties Union, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Barkis answered questions from the committee.



10:38 AM --
Michael Shea, Office of Information Technology, answered questions from the committee. Representative Melton and Representative Carver answered questions from the committee.





10:48 AM



Representative Melton explained amendment L.001 (Attachment B).



17HouseState0209AttachB.pdf17HouseState0209AttachB.pdf

BILL: HB17-1069
TIME: 10:48:20 AM
MOVED: Melton
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment B). The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED: Humphrey
VOTE
Benavidez
Hooton
Humphrey
Leonard
Melton
Weissman
Williams D.
Lontine
Foote
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection





10:49 AM



Representative Carver made concluding remarks and distributed a letter from the Independence Institute (Attachment C). Representative Melton made concluding remarks about the bill. Committee members commented on the bill.



17HouseState0209AttachC.pdf17HouseState0209AttachC.pdf

BILL: HB17-1069
TIME: 10:55:47 AM
MOVED: Melton
MOTION: Refer House Bill 17-1069, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations. The motion failed on a vote of 4-5.
SECONDED: Humphrey
VOTE
Benavidez
No
Hooton
No
Humphrey
Yes
Leonard
Yes
Melton
Yes
Weissman
No
Williams D.
Yes
Lontine
No
Foote
No
YES: 4 NO: 5 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: FAIL




BILL: HB17-1069
TIME: 10:56:37 AM
MOVED: Lontine
MOTION: Postpone House Bill 17-1069 indefinitely. The motion passed on a vote of 5-4.
SECONDED: Foote
VOTE
Benavidez
Yes
Hooton
Yes
Humphrey
No
Leonard
No
Melton
No
Weissman
Yes
Williams D.
No
Lontine
Yes
Foote
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 4 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS







10:57 AM



The committee adjourned.








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