Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee

MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, January 24, 2013

1:00 PM in Room 1B of the LOB

I. CONVENE MEETING

II. REMARKS BY THE CHAIRS

III. CHANGE OF REFERENCE:

1. Proposed S.B. No. 91 AN ACT EXEMPTING FACULTY OF PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TEACHING AT STATE PRISONS FROM QUALIFYING AS A STATE CONTRACTOR. (HED) (Change of Reference to GAE)

2. Proposed S.B. No. 206 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO ENCOURAGE THE PARTICIPATION OF MINORITY-OWNED AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES IN STATE-FINANCED CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS AT SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY. (HED) (Change of Reference to GAE)

IV. CONCEPTS TO BE RAISED:

1. AAC The Board of Regents

2. AAC Transparency of Expenses

V. PROPOSED BILLS TO BE DRAFTED AS COMMITTEE BILLS:

1. Proposed H.B. No. 5500 AN ACT REQUIRING INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH UNIFORM FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION. (HED)

VI. PROPOSED BILLS TO RESERVE FOR PUBLIC HEARING:

1. Proposed S.B. No. 26 AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF STUDENT LOAN DEBT. (HED)

2. Proposed S.B. No. 204 AN ACT REQUIRING MARKETING CONTRACTS INVOLVING PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO BE SUBJECT TO DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT. (HED)

3. Proposed H.B. No. 5499 AN ACT ENCOURAGING STUDENTS IN TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS TO TUTOR CHILDREN FROM POORLY PERFORMING SCHOOL DISTRICTS. (HED)

VII. ANNOUNCEMENT OF TIME AND DATE OF NEXT MEETING - Thurs, Jan. 31st at 1:00 p.m.

VIII. ADJOURNMENT