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. 15

MEETINGS SCHEDULED AT THE STATE CAPITOL/LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING
FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 16, 2013 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 29, 2013

     
 

Monday, September 16, 2013

 

5:30 PM

    Latino & Puerto Rican Affairs Commission: Hispanic Heritage
    Month Celebration

    ATRIUM1

 

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

 

10:00 AM

    Commission on Children Meeting

    1E

1:00 PM

    Rep. Hampton: Brain Injury Alliance Community Forum - Proposed Amendments to the ABI Waiver

    2C

 

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

 

8:00 AM

    Department of Public Health:
    Board of Examiners for Nursing Meeting

    1A

8:30 AM

    Department of Public Health:
    CT Board of Examiners for
    Optometrists Quarterly Board Meeting
    and Administrative Hearing

    2B

9:30 AM

    Council on Medical Assistance
    Program Oversight: Complex
    Care Committee Meeting

    2A

11:00 AM

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

    1C

11:30 AM

    Department of Public Health:
    CT State Dental Commission
    Quarterly Commission Meeting

    1B

1:00 PM

    Sen. Cassano and Office of Policy
    & Management: Advisory Council
    on Intergovernmental Relations

    2A

2:00 PM

    Government Administration & Elections Committee: CT Academy of Science
    & Engineering Phase 1 CT Disparity Study Report Briefing

    2C

5:30 PM

    Latino & Puerto Rican Affairs Commission: Monthly Commission Meeting

    2D

 

Thursday, September 19, 2013

 

8:30 AM

    Sen. Cassano & Rep. Rojas:
    CT Fast Track and New Haven
    Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting

    1B

9:00 AM

    Office of the Lt. Governor:
    Exchange Board of Directors Meeting

    1D

11:00 AM

    Inaugural Meeting of the CT Results
    First Policy Oversight Committee

    2D

1:00 PM

    Task Force on the Provision of
    Beverages and Food in Funeral Homes

    1D

1:00 PM

    Sen. Ayala: Medical Marijuana Informational Session for Municipal Officials

    2C

2:00 PM

    Rep. Fox: CT Sentencing Commission Meeting

    1C

     
 

Friday, September 20, 2013

 

8:00 AM

    CT Association of Diversity & Equity Professionals: Annual Membership Meeting

    2E

11:00 AM

    Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Luncheon

    JUDRM

 

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

 

8:00 AM

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

    2C

8:30 AM

    Department of Public Health:
    CT Medical Examining Board Administrative Hearing

    1B

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

5:00 PM

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

    2C

 

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

    2E

1:30 PM

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

    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: Domestic Workers Roundtable

    1D

4:00 PM

    CARR CT Association for Reading Research: Reading Meeting

    JUDRM

 

Thursday, September 26, 2013

 

10:00 AM

    Commissioner Prague & 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

    Hillside Community Church: Ministries Prayer Vigil Re: Religious Freedom

    CAPGRDN

12:30 PM

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

    2D

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-Hospital Emergency Dept. Impact on Medicaid Budget and State Parks and Forests Funding

    2D

 

Friday, September 27, 2013

 

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

11:00 AM

    Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission: Meeting with
    Community Organization

    2600

     

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.

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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.

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Program Review and Investigations Committee
Public Hearing- REVISED 9/11/13

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. Speakers will be limited to 3 minutes of testimony. Unofficial sign-up sheets have no standing with the Committee.

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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.