Joint Hearing on Statewide Radio System

JOINT HEARING

Senate Law and Justice Committee AND
Senate Communications and Technology Committee AND
Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee

Monday, March 26 at 10:30 a.m. in East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B

Statewide Radio System

 

Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance by Chairman Vulakovich

Welcome & Introductions

Senate Communications & Technology Committee
Senator Ryan Aument, Chair
Senator Art Haywood, Democrat Chair
Senate Law & Justice Committee
Senator Charles McIlhinney, Jr., Chair
Senator James Brewster, Democrat Chair
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee
Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chair
Senator Jay Costa, Democrat Chair

Hearing on the Statewide Radio System

 10:35 a.m.

Major Diane Stackhouse, Director,
Bureau of Communications & Information Services
PA State Police

Robert Barnham, Director
Statewide Radio Network Division
PA State Police

11:15 a.m.

Albert “Chip” Abramovic, Commissioner
Venango County

John Grappy, Director of Public Safety
Erie County Department of Public Safety
Erie County

Michael McGrady, Consultant
Erie County

11:50 a.m.

Todd Lake, Public Safety Director
Warren County

Public Hearing on SB 914 – Creation of Office of Information Technology

Senate Communications and Technology Committee

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 9 a.m.
North Office Building, Hearing Room

Hearing on IT Overhaul: Executive Order EO 2016-6 and Senate Bill 914

 

9:00
Welcome
Senator Ryan Aument, Chair
Senator Art Haywood, Minority Chair

9:05
Sharon Minnich
Secretary, Office of Administration – Additional Testimony

John MacMillan
Deputy Secretary for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer for the Commonwealth

Ken Hess
Deputy Secretary for Procurement, Department of General Services

10:50
Closing Remarks

Adjourn


Joint Hearing on FirstNet

Joint Hearing

Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

Senate Communications & Technology Committee

House Veterans Affairs Emergency Preparedness Committees

Joint Hearing on FirstNet
October 19, 2017
9:00 a.m.
Hearing Room 1, North Office Building

 

Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance by Chairman Vulakovich

Welcome & Introductions

  • Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chairman
    Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee
  • Senator Jay Costa, Democrat Chairman
    Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee
  • Senator Ryan Aument, Chairman
    Senate Communications & Technology Committee
  • Senator Art Haywood, Democrat Chairman
    Senate Communications & Technology Committee
  • Representative Steve Barrar, Chairman
    House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee
  • Representative Chris Sainato, Democrat Chairman
    House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee
  • Member Introductions

Hearing

9:15 a.m. Administration

10:15 a.m. “Opt In” Panel

11:15 a.m. “Opt Out” Panel

12:15 p.m. Technology “Neutral” Panel

  • Jeffrey Blank, Chief Technology Officer
    CONXX – Attachment 1
  • Brian Hendricks, Head of Policy & Government Relations
    Nokia
  • Don Brittingham, Vice President of Public Safety Policy
    Frank Buzydlowski, Director of Government Relations
    Verizon

Adjournment

Joint Hearing on the Statewide Radio System

JOINT HEARING

Senate Communications & Technology Committee

Senate Law & Justice Committee

Senate Veterans Affairs Emergency Preparedness Committee

Joint Hearing on the Statewide Radio System

June 7, 2017 at 9 am

Hearing Room 1, North Office Building

 

Call to Order & Pledge of Allegiance by Chairman Vulakovich

Welcome & Introductions 

Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chair
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

Senator Jay Costa, Democrat Chair
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee

Senator Ryan Aument, Chair
Senate Communications & Technology Committee

Senator Art Haywood, Democrat Chair
Senate Communications & Technology Committee

Senator Charles McIlhinney, Jr., Chair
Senate Law & Justice Committee

Senator James Brewster, Democrat Chair
Senate Law & Justice Committee

Hearing on the Statewide Radio System 

9:10 a.m.

Major Diane Stackhouse, Bureau of Communications & Information Services
PA State Police

10:00 a.m.

Ben Kafferlin, Commissioner
Warren County

Todd Lake
Public Safety Director

Testimony

Adjournment

 

REAL ID

Senate Communications & Technology Committee

February 8, 2017 – 9 a.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room 1


9:00

Welcome
Senator Ryan Aument, Chair
Senator Art Haywood, Minority Chair

9:05

Keeping IDentities Safe
Brian Zimmer, President

9:30

Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veteran Affairs
Colonel David E. Wood, Director of the Joint Staff

Aviation Council
Scott Gray, President
Tim Edwards, Executive Director of Harrisburg International Airport

10:00

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Andy Hoover, Communications Director

10:20

Department of Transportation
Kurt Myers, Deputy Secretary

Office of Homeland Security
Marcus Brown, Director

10:50

Closing Remarks

Adjourn

Additional Written Testimony: