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Thursday, September 19 • 8:30am - Friday, September 20 • 3:30pm
Wyoming Blockchain Taskforce

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https://www.wyoleg.gov/Committees/2019/S3Blockchain Task Force9/19/2019 - 9/20/2019
8:30 AM
University of Wyoming, Coe 506
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, Wyoming
Livestream available on the Legislature's website at www.wyoleg.gov

The purpose of this meeting is to consider draft legislation and receive updates from state agencies and stakeholders. Among other topics, the Blockchain Task Force will consider draft bills regarding digital assets, private cryptographic keys, digital speech protection and immunity, money transmission, and special purpose depository institutions. The Task Force will receive testimony regarding the digital tokenization of assets, the Uniform Law Commission’s work on digital technology, and digital identity technologies. The meeting will be held on the University of Wyoming campus, in conjunction with the Wyoming Blockchain Stampede.
Please direct questions about this meeting to Legislative Service Office Committee staff Ian Shaw; Tamara Rivale; and Kelley Shepp at: (307) 777-7881.

Individuals who plan to provide materials to the Committee during the meeting should provide the materials in electronic format to Committee staff and provide sufficient hard copies for members of the Committee, Committee staff and interested members of the audience. Hard copies should be on three hole paper.
All materials provided to the Committee in written form will be part of the official record of the Committee’s meeting and will be on file at the Legislative Service Office.

Persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations to attend this meeting should contact the Legislative Service Office at: (307) 777-7881, or by e-mail at: lso@wyoleg.gov, for assistance.
Members of the Blockchain Task ForceSenators: Ogden Driskill, Tara Nethercott, Chris Rothfuss
Representatives: Tyler Lindholm, Jared Olsen, Mike Yin
Alternates: Cyrus Western
Additional members: William Cole, Matt Kaufman and Caitlin Long

This proposed agenda sets forth the order in which the Committee may consider each topic. The agenda is subject to revision and all times listed are tentative and may be subject to change. If a topic is concluded early, the Committee will proceed to the next topic. For multiple day meetings, topics not completed on the indicated day may be carried over to the next day. Breaks will be taken as necessary.
Thursday, September 19th 2019
  1. 8:30 AM Call to Order
    • Roll Call
    • Opening Remarks
  2. 8:40 AM Task Force Updates
    • Update on ULC and ALI Joint Committee on UCC and Emerging Technologies
    • Update on Task Force Bill Drafts - LSO
    • Public Comments
  3. 9:00 AM Wyoming Money Transmitters Act
    • 20LSO-0058 v0.3 Wyoming Money Transmitters Act-repeal.
    • 20LSO-0180 Wyoming Money Transmitters Act-exemption. - LSO
    • Reciprocity Discussion
      • Wyoming Division of Banking
    • Public Comments
  4. 10:30 AM Wyoming Division of Banking
    • General Update
    • Update on Special Purpose Depository Institutions Rules
    • 20LSO-0201 Special purpose depository institutions-amendments. - LSO
    • Update on Enhanced Digital Custody Opt-in Regime Rules
    • Update on Financial Technology Sandbox Rules
    • Public Comments
  5. 12:00 PM Lunch
  6. 1:30 PM Secretary of State's Office
    • Update on Financial Technology Sandbox Rules
    • Update on Blockchain Filing System, API Development, and Methods to Expedite Implementation
    • Public Comments
  7. 2:00 PM Digital Assets Statutes
    • 20LSO-0198 v0.3 Digital assets-statutory amendments.
    • Public Comments
  8. 2:45 PM Insurance Investments in Digital Assets
    • 20LSO-0078 Insurance investments-digital assets. - LSO
    • Department of Insurance
    • Public Comments
  9. 3:30 PM University of Wyoming Update
    • Blockchain and Financial Technology Certification and Courses
      • James Caldwell, Head, Department of Computer Science
Friday, September 20th 2019
  1. 8:30 AM Digital Speech Protection and Immunity
    • Task Force Working Group
    • 20LSO-0055 Digital Expression Protection Act. - LSO
    • Public Comments
  2. 9:30 AM Update on Joint Judiciary Committee's Theft Statutes Work
    • Senator Tara Nethercott, Chairman, Joint Judiciary Committee
    • Public Comments
  3. 10:00 AM Digital Representation Tokens
    • 20LSO-0152 Digital representation tokens. - LSO
    • Public Comments
  4. 11:00 AM Private Cryptographic Keys
    • 20LSO-0163 v0.4 Private cryptographic keys.
    • Reconsideration of Legislation Approved at August Meeting
    • Public Comments
  5. 12:00 PM Lunch
  6. 1:30 PM Corporate Digital Identity
    • Industry Demonstration
    • Public Comments
  7. 2:30 PM Digital Identification Discussion
    • Digital Identification Working Group
    • Public Comments
  8. 3:30 PM Adjourn
*NOTE: In accordance with Management Council policy, opportunity for public comment will also be provided upon the conclusion of each topic.


Thursday September 19, 2019 8:30am - Friday September 20, 2019 3:30pm
UW Coe Library Room 506 William Robertson Coe Library, Laramie, WY 82071