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9C1BCDC5AC648F62872586EA004D3D6F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For CONSIDERATION OF 1331 SUPPLEMENTAL REQUEST FOR CDPHE ELECTRONIC BIRTH REGISTRY SYSTEM REPLACEMENT PROJECT

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
Date Jun 4, 2021      
Location SCR 352



Consideration of 1331 Supplemental Request for CDPHE Electronic Birth Registry System Replacement Project - Move to recommend that the JBC approve the CDPHE 1331 supplemental time extension request for the Electronic Registration System Replacement project for two years.


08:03:42 AM  
Alex Quintana, State Registrar and Director of Vital Records with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), and Andrew Dudley, Fiscal Services Branch Chief with CDPHE, discussed the department's non-monetary supplemental request to extend the spending authority time for the Electronic Birth Registration System Replacement project appropriation, which is currently set to expire on June 30, 2021.

Materials related to the request can be found here: https://leg.colorado.gov/content/jjtc2021acommagenda.

08:11:40 AM  
Mr. Quintana responded
to questions from the committee related to the request for an additional
three years of spending authority, confirming that the department is not
requesting any additional funds for the project, what systems other states
use for their birth registry programs, the project's change management
plan, and the use of an agile methodology for the project.



Christen Lara, Health Information Systems Branch Manager within CDPHE,
responded to questions from the committee regarding the use of an agile
methodology for the project, the change to a web-based platform and the
security protocols that will be in place for the data in the cloud, where
the backup data will be stored, and the disaster recovery plan.



Mr. Quintana continued to respond to questions regarding what stage the
project is currently in.



Mr, Dudley responded to questions from the committee regarding when the
funding for the project will expire and when the department knew about
the funding issues.



Mr. Quintana continued to respond to questions regarding when the department
expects that the system replacement project will be completed.


08:40:13 AM
Motion Move to recommend that the JBC approve the CDPHE 1331 supplemental time extension request for the Electronic Registration System Replacement project for two years.
Moved Kolker
Seconded
Baisley Yes
Bernett Excused
Kolker Yes
Priola Yes
Titone Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS