STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1739


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2017


RE:   S.B. No. 850

      H.D. 2





Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2017

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 850, H.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to establish a proactive approach to achieving the successful development and implementation of state information technology projects by requiring the Chief Information Officer to:


     (1)  Identify the information technology projects of the executive branch, including the University of Hawaii and Department of Education, that shall be subject to independent verification and validation; and


     (2)  Submit independent verification and validation reports to the Legislature.


     The Office of Enterprise Technology Services testified in support of this measure.  The Department of Education and University of Hawaii provided comments.


     Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to July 1, 2030, to facilitate further discussion.


     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 850, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 850, H.D. 2.


Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,