The Connecticut General Assembly

Joint Committee on Legislative Management

Donald E. Williams, Jr.
Senate President Pro Tempore


Martin M. Looney, Senate Majority Leader
John McKinney, Senate Minority Leader


James P. Tracy
Executive Director

J. Brendan Sharkey
Speaker of the House

Joe Aresimowicz, House Majority Leader
Lawrence F. Cafero, Jr., House Republican Leader

INTERIM BULLETIN NO. 16

MEETINGS SCHEDULED AT THE STATE CAPITOL/LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING
FOR THE PERIOD OF AUGUST 25, 2014 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 7, 2014

     
 

Monday, August 25, 2014

 
 

    Office of the Secretary of the State: Hartford Stage Costume Exhibit
    (through October 2014)

    LOBBYS

10:00 AM

    Rep. Cook: Restraining Order Task Force Subgroup Meeting

    2600

1:00 PM

    Appropriations Committee, Human Services Committee and Energy & Technology Committee: Joint Public Hearing Re: LIHEAP Block Grant; Followed by Committee Meetings ATTACHMENT

    2C

 

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

 

10:00 AM

    Regulation Review Committee Meeting

    1E

12:00 PM

    Dept. of Administrative Services: Construction Contracting & Bidding Transparency Working Group Meeting/Hearing

    1D

 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

 

7:30 AM

    CT State Dental Commission: Administrative Hearing

    1C

 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

 

10:30 AM

    Higher Education & Employment Advancement Committee and Appropriations Committee: Joint Presentation by the Board of Regents

    2C

5:30 PM

    Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission: Community Leadership Meeting

    2600

6:00 PM

    Speaker Sharkey: M.O.R.E. Special Education Select Working Group @ Southington Municipal Center

    OFF_SITE

 

Friday, August 29, 2014

 

10:30 AM

    CANCELLED: Office of Policy & Management: State Bond Commission Meeting

    1E

 

Monday, September 1, 2014

 
 

    State Holiday: Building Closed

 
 

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

 

7:30 AM

    CT State Dental Commission: Administrative Hearing

    1C

8:00 AM

    Dept. of Public Health: Board
    of Examiners for Nursing Meeting

    1A

8:30 AM

    CT State Board of Education:
    Board Meeting

    1D

10:00 AM

    Commission on Children: Two Generational Policy Workgroup

    2B

10:00 AM

    Rep. Cook: Service of Restraining Orders Task Force

    1B

10:30 AM

    Appropriations Committee, Human Services Committee and Public Health Committee: Joint Public Hearing
    Re: Health & HS Block Grants;
    Followed by Committee Meetings
    ATTACHMENT

    2E

6:00 PM

    African-American Affairs Commission: Monthly Commission Meeting

    1B

 

Thursday, September 4, 2014

 

8:00 AM

    Dept. of Rehabilitation Services, BRS: CT Employer Awards

    LOBBYN, HFLAGS

1:00 PM

    Office of Policy & Management: Finance Advisory Committee Meeting

    1E

1:30 PM

    CT Public Transportation Commission: Transportation Commission Meeting

    1C

ATTACHMENTS

Appropriations, Human Services,
and Energy And Technology Committees
Joint Public Hearing

Monday, August 25, 2014, 1:00 PM, Room 2C

2014-2015 Low Income Energy Assistance Program Block Grant Allocation Plan

Speaker sign-up will be on a first-come, first-served basis and will begin at 8:30 AM in Room 2700. Public speakers will be limited to 3 minutes of testimony. Please submit 50 copies of written testimony at the time of sign-up. Testimony delivered after the start of the hearing may not be distributed until the following day.

Electronic testimony will be accepted either in Word or PDF format via email at appropriationtestimo@cga.ct.gov for posting on the Committees' websites and inclusion in the hearing transcript.

All public hearing testimony written & spoken is public information. As such, it will be made available on the CGA website and will be indexed by internet search engines.

Committee meetings will be held immediately following the public hearing to take action on the allocation plan.

Appropriations, Human Services,
and Public Health Committees
Joint Public Hearing

Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 10:30 AM, Room 2E

FFY 15 Block Grant Allocation Plans:

Speaker sign-up will be on a first-come, first-served basis and will begin at 8:30 AM in Room 2700. Public speakers will be limited to 3 minutes of testimony. Please submit 50 copies of written testimony at the time of sign-up. Testimony delivered after the start of the hearing may not be distributed until the following day.

Electronic testimony will be accepted either in Word or PDF format via email at appropriationtestimo@cga.ct.gov for posting on the Committees' websites and inclusion in the hearing transcript.

All public hearing testimony written & spoken is public information. As such, it will be made available on the CGA website and will be indexed by internet search engines.

Committee meetings will be held immediately following the public hearing to take action on the allocation plan.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

The Capitol and Legislative Office Buildings are administered in compliance with the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act. Requests for accommodation should be directed to Eric Connery at (860) 240-0100.

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Public Parking

Limited parking facilities make it impossible to guarantee parking for members of the public attending meetings and functions at the Capitol and LOB. Parking for the public must be on a space-available basis only.

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Public Entry/Exit

The public entrances to the Capitol and the Legislative Office Building are located on the west side of each building. There are signs throughout the campus directing the public to these access locations. All visitors including school groups will be screened through a metal detector and have all belongings screened with a package scanner.
The public can utilize any of the public and/or staff entrances to exit the building.

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Prohibited Items

According to C.G.S. 2-1e At the State Capitol and Legislative Office Building, possession, other than for law enforcement or official ceremonial purposes, of any firearm, whether loaded or unloaded, or billy club, switchblade, gravity knife, bludgeon, brass knuckles or any other dangerous or deadly weapon or instrument, or any explosive, incendiary or other dangerous device, is illegal and punishable by up to five years in prison and $5,000.

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Use of Personal Electronics

Per Joint Rule 30(c) No person shall use a cellular telephone or similar device (pager) in the Senate Chamber while the Senate is meeting, in the House Chamber while the House is meeting, or in any room or area while a committee is meeting or holding a public hearing. DEVICES MUST BE DEACTIVATED OR HAVE THE ALERT MODE SET TO SILENT.