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H_BUS_2018A 04/17/2018 01:30:50 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR
Date 04/17/2018
Attendance
Arndt X
Coleman X
Exum X
Garnett X
Gray X
Liston *
Sandridge X
Sias X
Thurlow X
Van Winkle X
Williams D. X
Winter X
Kraft-Tharp X
Time 01:30:50 PM to 02:28:09 PM
Place LSB A
This Meeting was called to order by Kraft-Tharp
This Report was prepared by Elizabeth Burger
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB18-086 Committee Discussion Only

SB18-086 - Committee Discussion Only


01:30:56 PM  

Representatives Rankin and Ginal introduced Senate Bill 18-086. The bill requires the state's Chief Information Security Officer to annually identify, assess, and mitigate cyber threats to the state. The bill also authorizes the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to include distributed ledger technologies within its curricula and research and development activities, and requires the Department of State to consider the use of distributed ledger technologies when distributing data to other public agencies.  Representative Rankin discussed the impetus for the bill and possible cyber threats that the state faces.

01:37:48 PM  

Representative Ginal commented on the bill and explained blockchain technology. Representatives Rankin and Ginal responded to questions from the committee.

01:51:28 PM  
Committee discussion regarding the bill and the bill's fiscal note continued.
02:01:55 PM  

Brenda Berlin, Governor's Office of Information Technology, provided information regarding the office's information security program. She responded to questions from the committee. Representative Rankin responded to questions from the committee regarding whether the Joint Technology Committee reviewed the bill.

02:08:38 PM  

Martin Wood, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, testified in support of the bill and regarding the bill's provisions related to training programs in cybersecurity.

02:13:16 PM  

Wendy Stolyarov, Filament, testified in support of the bill.

02:16:06 PM  

Mr. Wood responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill's provisions related to funding for cybersecurity programs at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

02:20:15 PM  
Matt Wendel, Colorado Technology Association, testified in support of the bill.
02:22:53 PM  

Tim Griesmer, Colorado Department of State, testified in support of the bill.

02:23:18 PM  
Nick Mazur, Block Frame, testified in support of the bill.
02:27:05 PM  

The bill was laid over for action, and Representative Kraft-Tharp announced that the witness testimony phase would remain open.


02:28:09 PM   Committee Adjourned






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