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J_JTC_2016A 02/05/2016 01:33:00 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



COMMITTEE ON JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

Date: 02/05/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 01:33 PM to 03:25 PM
Newell
X
Singer
X
Place: HCR 0112
Tate
X
Thurlow
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Martinez Humenik
X
Representative Tyler
Tyler
X
This Report was prepared by
Katie Ruedebusch
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
Prioritization of FY 2016-17 IT Capital Budget Requests

Discussion of Potential Legislation
Recommendation(s) Approved

Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only





Representative Tyler, chair, called the meeting to order. A quorum was present.



01:33 PM -- Prioritization of FY 2016-17 IT Capital Budget Requests



Mr. Matt Becker, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to discuss the agenda for the day and the previous recommendations approved by the committee.



Ms. Jean Billingsley, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to highlight the prioritization of FY 2016-17 IT budget request for higher education institutions. She distributed information received from the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) and prepared by Legislative Council Staff (Attachment A), Colorado State University - Pueblo (Attachment B), and the University of Northern Colorado (Attachment C).



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Mr. Keith Dahl, representing CCCS, came to the table to answer committee questions regarding the prioritization of FY 2016-17 IT budget requests for CCCS. Committee discussion ensued.



Mr. Becker returned to the table to discuss the process of the committee recommending projects to the Joint Budget Committee (JBC).



Ms. Kori Donaldson, Legislative Council Staff, came to the table to discuss the definition and prioritization of continuation projects.













Mr. Rich Schweigert, representing Colorado State University-Pueblo, came to the table to answer committee questions regarding the university's FY 2016-17 IT budget request. Committee discussion ensued.



Ms. Donaldson returned to the table to note that the committee does not have to rank budget requests numerically for the JBC. Ms. Billingsley noted that the budget request for the University of Northern Colorado could be considered a continuation project in the future. Based on information received, the committee ranked portions of each higher education request as critical, high, medium, and low.

BILL: Prioritization of FY 2016-17 IT Capital Budget Requests
TIME: 02:47:42 PM
MOVED: Tyler
MOTION: Recommend funding for six higher education FY 2016-17 IT budget requests based on tiers (critical, high, medium, and low). All projects should not be considered continuation projects except for the FY 2016-17 budget request submitted by the University of Northern Colorado. The motion passed on a vote of 6-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Newell
Yes
Singer
Yes
Tate
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Martinez Humenik
Yes
Tyler
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:50 PM -- Discussion of Potential Legislation



Representative Tyler began a committee discussion of potential legislation regarding possible modifications to the definitions of "information technology" and "information technology budget request" in statute, the modification of an exemption for information technology projects overseen by the committee from the certain deadlines, the modification of additional deadlines in statute for operating and capital IT budget requests, and an exemption for IT projects that are overseen by the committee from the Art in Public Places program.



Ms. Donaldson returned to the table to discuss the deadlines in the bill and the differences between operating and capital budget requests.



Mr. Michael Shea and Mr. Daniel Krug, representing the Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT), came to the table to answer committee questions regarding the potential legislation. Committee discussion regarding potential legislation ensued.





Ms. Nicole Myers, Legislative Legal Services, came to the table to discuss the potential draft legislation (Attachment D). In response to a committee question, she discussed the interaction of the potential draft legislation with House Bill 16-1043.



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03:25 PM



The committee adjourned.


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