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 SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 THROUGH OCTOBER 6, 2013

     
 

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

 

8:00 AM

    State Capitol Police Dept.:
    Internet Safety for Legislators & Staff

    2C

9:00 AM

    Commission on Health Equity Meeting

    1A

10:00 AM

    Regulation Review Committee Meeting

    1E

12:30 PM

    Rep. Holder-Winfield:
    Reading At All Cost Forum

    2D

1:00 PM

    State Capitol Police Dept.:
    Internet Safety for Legislators & Staff

    2C

6:00 PM

    Department of Public Health:
    Public Forum Re: State Health Assessment & Improvement Plan

    2C; ATRIUM2

 

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

 

8:30 AM

    Division of the Public Defender Services: Seminar on DSM-5

    2C

9:00 AM

    Permanent Commission on the Status
    of Women and Commission on
    Human Rights & Opportunities: Workplace Discrimination
    Investigations Foundation Training

    2A

10:00 AM

    Appropriations Committee,
    Human Services Committee and
    Public Health Committee:
    Public Hearing Re: Block Grants,
    Followed by Committee Meetings (ATTACHMENT)

    2E

11:30 AM

    Rep. Kupchick & Sen. Duff:
    1st Organizational Meeting of
    Task Force on Puppy Mills

    1C

1:30 PM

    Appropriations Committee,
    Human Services Committee and
    Energy & Technology Committee:
    Public Hearing Re: LIHEAP Plan, Followed by Committee Meetings (ATTACHMENT)

    2E

1:30 PM

    Coordination of Care/Consumer Access Committee Meeting - BHPOC/MAPOC

    1E

2:00 PM

    Permanent Commission on the Status
    of Women, U.S. Dept. of Women's Bureau and CT Women's Education
    & Legal Fund (CWELF):
    Domestic Workers Roundtable

    1D

4:00 PM

    CARR CT Association for Reading Research: Reading Meeting

    JUDRM

 

Thursday, September 26, 2013

 

9:30 AM

    Central CT State University: Racial Profiling Advisory Board Meeting

    1C

10:00 AM

    Commissioner Prague and Rep. Serra: Alzheimer's Task Force Meeting

    1A

11:00 AM

    Rep. Sayers & Sen. Ayala:
    Press Conference and 1st Meeting of
    Task Force to Expand Video Slots in CT

    1B

12:00 PM

    Saeed Ministries Prayer Vigil
    Re: Religious Freedom

    CAPGRDN

12:30 PM

    Program Review & Investigations Committee Meeting Re: Hospital Emergency Dept. and State Parks
    and Forests Funding Studies

    2D

1:00 PM

    Dept. of Housing: Architects/Engineers/Contractor Management Pre-Bid Meeting

    2E

2:00 PM

    Family Violence Model Policy Governing Council

    2A

2:00 PM

    Rep. Fox: Task Force Meeting to Study the Feasibility of Amending Title 46b

    1D

2:30 PM

    Program Review & Investigations Committee: Public Hearing Re: Hospital Emergency Dept. Impact on Medicaid Budget and State Parks and Forests Funding (ATTACHMENT)

    2D

 

Friday, September 27, 2013

 

8:00 AM

    Hartford Recruiting Co., U.S. Army: Change of Command Ceremony

    CAPGRDN; HFLAGS

9:00 AM

    Office of the Governor: Cabinet on Nonprofit Health & Human Services

    1B

10:30 AM

    Office of Policy & Management:
    State Bond Commission Meeting

    1E; ATRIUM1

11:00 AM

    Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission Meeting with
    Community Organization

    2600

11:00 AM

    Office of the Secretary of the State: CT Civic Health Advisory Group Meeting

    1C

 

Monday, September 30, 2013

 

11:00 AM

    State Capitol Preservation & Restoration Commission: Quarterly Meeting

    1B

     
 

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

 

11:00 AM

    Office of the Governor and the
    Dept. of Economic Development: Commission on CT's Future Meeting

    1C

6:00 PM

    Rep. Arce & DeCesare: Public Hearing Re: Victim Privacy and the Public's Right to Know @ Phillips Metropolitan CME Church, 2550 Main St., Hartford

    OFF_SITE

 

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

 

8:00 AM

    Dept. of Public Health:
    Board of Examiners for Nursing

    1A

8:30 AM

    State Board of Education:
    Board Meeting

    1D

11:00 AM

    Rep. Arce & D. DeCesare:
    Task Force on Victim Privacy and
    the Public's Right to Know

    1C

5:30 PM

    African-American Affairs Commission: Monthly Commission Meeting

    1B

 

Thursday, October 3, 2013

 

12:00 PM

    Program Review & Investigations
    Committee Meeting: Reemployment
    of Older Workers; DCF Services; UConn's Affordability to Students

    2D

1:00 PM

    Office of Policy & Management:
    Finance Advisory Committee

    1E

2:00 PM

    Office of the Governor: Governor's Monthly Commissioners Meeting

    310

2:00 PM

    Program Review & Investigations
    Committee: Public Hearing Re: Reemployment of Older Workers;
    DCF Services; UConn's Affordability
    to Students (ATTACHMENT)

    2D

 

Friday, October 4, 2013

 

8:30 AM

    Division of Public Defender Services: Division Wide "4th Amendment Seminar"

    2C

9:30 AM

    Council on Medical Assistance
    Program Oversight: Complex
    Care Target Group Meeting

    1E

1:15 PM

    Middlesex Community College:
    Meet Local Legislators

    1B

     

ATTACHMENTS

FFY 14 Block Grant Allocation Plans:
Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (Appropriations and Public Health)
● Community Mental Health Services (Appropriations, Public Health and Human Services)
● Community Services (Appropriations and Human Services)
Social Services (Appropriations and Human Services)
Maternal and Child Health Services (Appropriations and Public Health)
● Preventive Health and Health Services (Appropriations and Public Health)

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 plans.

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

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 1:30 PM, Room 2E

2013-2014 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.

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Program Review and Investigations Committee
Public Hearing

THURSDAY, September 26, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. in Room 2D

Subjects: Hospital Emergency Department Use and Its Impact on State Medicaid Budget and State Parks and Forests: Funding

Sign up for the hearing will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Atrium. Please submit 20 copies of written testimony to Committee staff at the time of sign-up. The first hour of the hearing is reserved for Legislators, Constitutional Officers, State Agency Heads and Chief Elected Municipal Elected Officials. Public speakers will be limited to 3 minutes of testimony. Unofficial sign-up sheets have no standing with the Committee. 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.

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Program Review and Investigations Committee
Public Hearing

THURSDAY, October 3, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 2D

Subjects: Reemployment of Older Workers; DCF Services to Prepare Youth Aging Out of State Care; and UConn's Affordability to Students

Sign up for the hearing will begin at 1:00 p.m. in the First Floor Atrium. Please submit 20 copies of written testimony to Committee staff at the time of sign-up. The first hour of the hearing is reserved for the public, and the second hour is reserved for Legislators, Constitutional Officers, State Agency Heads and Chief Elected Municipal Elected Officials, speakers alternating thereafter. Public speakers will be limited to 3 minutes of testimony. Unofficial sign-up sheets have no standing with the Committee. 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

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Please Note: 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.

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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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.