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J_JTC_2021A 09/09/2021 09:04:45 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
Date 09/09/2021
Attendance
Baisley *
Bernett X
Kolker X
Priola X
Titone X
Bridges X
Time 09:04:45 AM to 02:01:11 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Bridges
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
Update from OIT Committee Discussion Only
Update from CDHS on the Trails Modernization Project Committee Discussion Only
Update from CDLE on the Unemployment Insurance Modernization Project Committee Discussion Only
Update from CDOR on the Sales and Use Tax Simplification (SUTS) System Committee Discussion Only
Break Committee Discussion Only
Update from Legislative Council Staff on the State of IT in the Legislative Branch Committee Discussion Only
Presentation on the Colorado Front Range Quantum Ecosystem Committee Discussion Only
Presentation from the Department of State Regarding the Campaign Finance and Lobbyist Reporting Systems Committee Discussion Only
Other Committee Business Committee Discussion Only

09:05:12 AM
Luisa Altmann, Legislative Council Staff, provided an overview of the agenda.



Update from OIT - Committee Discussion Only


09:06:42 AM  

Julia Richman, Deputy Director of the Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT), provided an update to the committee. A copy of her presentation can be found here: http://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/1._oit_update.pdf.  Throughout the presentation, Ms. Richman responded to questions from the committee regarding vendor contract analysis, OIT's responses to past audits, change management plans, and the state's technical debt.

09:41:16 AM  

Kate Sneed, Legislative Liaison for OIT, continued with the presentation.



Update from CDHS on the Trails Modernization Project - Committee Discussion Only


09:53:37 AM  
Mollie Bradlee and
James Sleeger, representing the Colorado Department of Human Services Office
of Children, Youth, and Families, and Rita DeGrange, representing OIT,
presented an update to the committee on the Trails Modernization project.
 A copy of their presentation can be found here:
http://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/2._cdhs_trails_update.pdf.



Throughout the presentation, the staff responded to questions from the
committee.



Update from CDLE on the Unemployment Insurance Modernization Project - Committee Discussion Only


10:38:19 AM  

Daniel Chase and Jeanni Stefanik, representing the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE), provided an update on the Unemployment Insurance Modernization project. Mr. Chase and Phil Spesshardt, representing CDLE, responded to questions from the committee.



Update from CDOR on the Sales and Use Tax Simplification (SUTS) System - Committee Discussion Only


11:28:04 AM  

Amber Egbert, representing the Colorado Department of Revenue, provided an update on the Sales and Use Tax Simplification Task Force. A copy of the presentation can be found here: https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/4._cdor_suts_update.pdf.



Break - Committee Discussion Only


11:41:00 AM  
The committee took a brief recess.
11:49:15 AM  
The committee reconvened.



Update from Legislative Council Staff on the State of IT in the Legislative Branch - Committee Discussion Only


11:50:07 AM  
Natalie Mullis, Manish Jani, Zack Wimberly,
Kevin Smith, Bret Stewart, and Larry Hofer, representing Legislative Council
Staff, provided an update on IT within the legislative branch. A copy of
the presentation can be found here:
http://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/jtc_presentation_on_legislative_it.pdf.
 Staff responded to questions from the committee throughout the presentation.



Presentation on the Colorado Front Range Quantum Ecosystem - Committee Discussion Only


12:41:05 PM  

Representative Baisley introduced the group presenting on the Colorado Quantum Ecosystem.

12:46:21 PM  
Dr. Philip Makotyn,
Executive Director of the University of Colorado CUBit Quantum Initiative
began the presentation.  A copy of the presentation slides can be
found here:
http://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/6._colorado_quantum_ecosystem.pdf.



Dr. Makotyn responded to questions from the committee.
01:02:18 PM  
The following individuals
introduced themselves and discussed their work:



- Dr. Greg Rieker, representing Longpath Technologies;

- Dr. Ben Bloom, representing Atom Computing;

- Dan Caruso, representing Cold Quantana and Caruso Ventures; and

- Tony Uttley, representing Honeywell Quantum Soltuions.
01:21:09 PM  
The panelists responded to questions from the committee.



Presentation from the Department of State Regarding the Campaign Finance and Lobbyist Reporting Systems - Committee Discussion Only


01:37:36 PM  

John Magnino, representing the Colorado Department of State, provided information to the committee on the campaign finance and lobby disclosure system upgrade. A copy of the presentation can be found here: http://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/7._cdos_presentation.pdf.  Steve Bouey, representing the Colorado Department of State, continued the presentation.

01:49:53 PM  
Mr. Magnino and Mr. Bouey responded to questions from the committee.
01:58:38 PM  
Melissa Kessler, representing the Colorado Department of State, responded to questions from the committee.



Other Committee Business - Committee Discussion Only


01:59:24 PM  
Luisa Altmann, Legislative Council Staff, provided information regarding future committee meetings.


02:01:11 PM   The committee adjourned.






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