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i_taxtask_2018a_2018-07-26t10:05:29z1 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For PRESENTATION OF HOUSE BILL 18-1022 REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

INTERIM COMMITTEE  SALES AND USE TAX SIMPLIFICATION TASK FORCE
Date Jul 26, 2018      
Location SCR 357



Presentation of House Bill 18-1022 Request for Information - Committee Discussion Only


11:18:07 AM  

 Mr. Matthew Scott, Senior Director, Division of Taxation, and Ms. Karen Picariello, Purchasing and Contract Services Manager, both representing the Department of Revenue (DOR), updated the task force about the process of reviewing responses to the request for information (RFI) issued pursuant to House Bill 18-1022.  Task force members expressed concen about having information about the RFI responses with enough time to prepare for the August 16th meeting.

11:18:53 AM  

The DOR representatives said they will try and accommodate the task force's timeline and that they will try and work with the vendors to get the task force the information that they need.

11:20:20 AM  

Task force members asked for a timeline from the DOR for the RFP process.

11:21:23 AM  

The task force discussed some process questions about drafting bills.

11:23:36 AM  

Ms. Picariello said that legislation is not required for procurement.  Mr Scott said that if there are specific items in the RFP that may require a change in law.

11:27:45 AM  

The task force asked DOR to start reviewing responses to the RFI and identify any legislation that may be required to comply with a RFP. They also asked for time to review a summary of this information before the committee needs to ask for a bill request.

11:32:12 AM  

The task force discussed the scope of bills that the committee could recommend.

11:35:14 AM  

The DOR handed out a matrix of the RFI responses. (Attachment D).

11:36:24 AM  

Ms. Vorndran, who is involved in the review of the responses to the RFI, stated that in her opinion there are two vendors that could meet the requirements of the RFI, but not a single vendor that can accomplish everything listed in the RFI.