Connecticut General Assembly

2005 Legislative Guide

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
JOINT RULES

  1. Messages Between Houses
  2. Joint Conventions
  3. Joint Committees
    1. Designation of Committees
    2. Standing Committees
      1. Appropriations
      2. Education
      3. Environment
      4. Finance, Revenue and Bonding
      5. Government Administration and Elections
      6. Judiciary
      7. Planning and Development
      8. Transportation
      9. Banks
      10. Energy and Technology
      11. General Law
      12. Insurance and Real Estate
      13. Labor and Public Employees
      14. Human Services
      15. Public Health
      16. Public Safety
      17. Commerce
    3. Statutory Committees
      1. Legislative Management
      2. Executive and Legislative Nominations
      3. Legislative Program Review and Investigations
    4. Select Committees
      1. Housing
      2. Children
      3. Aging
    5. Committee Appointments
  4. Leaders on Committees
  5. Committee Meetings and Procedures
    1. Scheduling
    2. Exceptions to Scheduling Requirements
    3. Conduct of Meetings
    4. Final Action
    5. Proxies
    6. Notice Requirements
    7. Exception to Notice Requirements
    8. Agendas
  6. Public Hearings
    1. Scheduling
    2. Notice Requirements
    3. Conduct of Hearings
      1. Convening and Procedures
      2. Persons Invited to Testify
      3. Written Testimony
      4. Notifying Other Committees
      5. Recessing
  7. Form and Introduction of Bills
    1. Proposed Bills and Resolutions -- Introduction by Members
    2. Proposed Bills and Resolutions
    3. Proposed Bills and Resolutions
    4. Form and Introduction of Bills -- Numbering
    5. Proposed Bills and Resolutions -- Initial Reference to Committee
    6. Proposed Bills and Resolutions -- Copies
    7. Form and Introduction of Bills -- Format
    8. Form and Introduction of Bills -- Clerks' Certified Copies
    9. Form and Introduction of Bills -- Alteration
  8. Time Limit on New Business Reference and Transmittal
    1. Proposed Bills and Resolutions -- Proposed Bill Deadline
    2. Proposed Bills and Resolutions -- Receipt by Clerk, Delivery to Committee
    3. Proposed Bills and Resolutions -- Change of Reference
  9. Committee Bills, Raised Bills, Bills
    1. Introduction
    2. Definitions
    3. Format
    4. Preparation of Committee Bills
    5. Proposed Bills and Resolutions -- Additional Information from Members
    6. Committee Bill Deadline
    7. Committee Bill Deadline -- Exception
    8. Raised Bill Deadline
    9. Raised Bill Deadline -- Exceptions
    10. Form and Introduction of Bills -- Types of Bills in 2000 Session
    11. Signing and Filing Bills with Clerks
  10. Substitute Bills or Resolutions
  11. Petition for Preparation of Bills
  12. Amendments
  13. Legislative Commissioners' Process after Committee Action
    1. Receipt
    2. Examination and Correction
    3. Deadline
    4. Bills Returned to Committee
    5. Change of Reference
  14. Reporting of Bills
  15. Final Committee Action
    1. Deadline for Favorable Reports
    2. Hearing Requirement for Favorable Report
    3. Fiscal Notes and Bill Analyses
    4. Bills Not Acted on by Committee; Bills Not Printed and in Files
    5. Bills Authorizing Conveyance of Real Property by State
    6. Referral of Bills by Chamber to Committee after Deadline
  16. Bills and Resolutions -- Readings
  17. Favorable Reports
    1. Committee Clerk's Signature
    2. Resolutions on Appointments and Nominations
    3. File Copies Distributed to Members
    4. Timing of Action by Chambers
    5. Action on Calendar
    6. Roll Call Requirement
  18. Reprinting after Amendment
  19. Petition for Committee Report
  20. Unfavorable Reports
  21. Recall from Other House for Reconsideration
  22. Committee of Conference
    1. Appointment of Committee
    2. Committee Reports
    3. Action by Chambers
  23. Return of Bill from Governor or Legislative Commissioners
  24. Examination of Bills and Resolutions
    1. Examination and Correction
    2. Consideration of Proposed Correction
  25. Engrossing of Bills and Resolutions
  26. Transmittal to Governor
    1. Transmittal of Copy
    2. Engrossed Bills
    3. Records of Transmittal
    4. Immediate Transmittal
  27. Bills not Reported
  28. Disturbances
  29. Amendment and Suspension of Rules
  30. Restrictions
    1. Smoking
    2. Non-partisan Offices
  31. Collective Bargaining Agreements
  32. Agreements or Stipulations Under Section 3-125a
  33. Special Sessions
  34. Interim
    1. Meetings
    2. Public Hearings
    3. Raised Bills - Hearing During Session Required

 

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