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. 33

MEETINGS SCHEDULED AT THE STATE CAPITOL/LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING
FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 20, 2014 THROUGH FEBRUARY 2, 2014

 

Monday, January 20, 2014

 
 

    State Holiday: Building Closed

 

11:00 AM

    CT Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission: Annual CT Martin
    Luther King, Jr. Day Ceremony

    HFLAGS

 

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

 

9:00 AM

    CT Hydrogen Fuel Cell Coalition: Hydrogen Powered/Fuel Cell Vehicle Exhibit & Demo

    LOBGRDW

9:00 AM

    Commerce Committee, and Energy
    & Technology Committee: The 2014 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Industry Legislative Briefing

    2B

9:30 AM

    CT Commission on Health Equity: Board Meeting

    1A

10:00 AM

    Speaker Sharkey: M.O.R.E. Board of Education Sub-committee Meeting

    1D

11:00 AM

    Housing Committee, Human
    Services Committee, and Public
    Health Committee: Healthy Homes Informational Meeting

    2E

12:00 PM

    CT Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board: Quarterly Meeting

    1C

2:00 PM

    Task Force to Study Methods for Improving the Collection of Past Due Child Support

    2B

2:30 PM

    Water Planning Summit: Quality, Protection and Conservation
    Sub-committee Meeting

    1E

4:00 PM

    Rep. Gonzalez & Rep. Vargas: Informational Hearing Re: Family
    Court Issues

    2C

 

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

 

9:00 AM

    Rep. Abercrombie: Autism Spectrum Disorder Advisory Council Meeting

    1C

9:30 AM

    Council on Medical Assistance
    Program Oversight: Informational Forum on ConneCT

    2B

10:00 AM

    Office of the Victim Advocate: Informational Training Session

    2C

10:30 AM

    Speaker Sharkey: M.O.R.E. Regional Entities Sub-committee Meeting

    1E

11:00 AM

    Sen. Blumenthal: U.S. Senate Select Committee on Aging Field Hearing

    2E

11:00 AM

    Sen. Bye: Informational Forum
    for Families of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

    1D

1:00 PM

    Rep. Case: Meeting with Constituents

    1C

1:00 PM

    Education Mandate Relief Task Force Informational Forum

    2A

1:00 PM

    Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Task Force Meeting

    2B

1:30 PM

    Rep. Hampton: Family Day @ the Capitol

    1D

1:30 PM

    Coordination of Care and Consumer Access Committee Meeting

    1E

2:30 PM

    Rep. O'Neill: Law Revision Commission Alimony Study

    1A

 

Thursday, January 23, 2014

 

8:00 AM

    Office of the Secretary of the State: Town Clerk Training

    310

9:00 AM

    Office of the Child Advocate: Legislative Forum

    2C

9:30 AM

    Central CT State University: Racial Profiling Advisory Board Meeting

    1B

10:00 AM

    Task Force to Study Legal Disputes Involving the Care & Custody of Minor Children

    2B

10:00 AM

    Speaker Sharkey: M.O.R.E. Special Education Select Working Group Meeting

    1D

11:30 AM

    Task Force on the Sale of Cats & Dogs from Inhumane Origins at Connecticut Pet Shops

    2A

1:00 PM

    Access Health CT: Analytics APCD Advisory Group Meeting

    1C

1:00 PM

    Rep. Hampton: CT Water Summit Working Group Sub-committee Meeting

    1B

1:00 PM

    Sen. Bartolomeo & Rep. Urban:
    Task Force on Childhood Obesity

    2B

1:30 PM

    Program Review Committee Meeting
    Re: State Parks

    2D

2:30 PM

    Rep. Hampton: Water Supply & Distribution Sub-committee Meeting

    1D

4:00 PM

    Black & Puerto Rican Caucus: Legislative Agenda Hearing

    1E

 

Friday, January 24, 2014

 

9:00 AM

    MATCH Coalition, Inc.: Conference and Meeting

    1A

9:30 AM

    Office of the Governor: Sandy Hook Commission Meeting

    1C

10:00 AM

    Rep. Wood: Mental Health First Aid Training

    1B

10:00 AM

    Children Committee: CT Kids Report Card Chronic Absenteeism Strategic Action Group Meeting

    1E

11:00 AM

    Planning & Development Committee Meeting

    2B

1:00 PM

    Speaker Sharkey: M.O.R.E. Mandates Sub-committee Meeting

    1D

1:30 PM

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

    1E

 

Sunday, January 26, 2014

 

11:15 AM

    YMCA: Youth & Government
    Connecticut Pre-State Conference

    1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, ATRIUM, ATRIUM2, CAFÉ, LEG DINE, 2600, CONCOR

 

Monday, January 27, 2014

 

1:00 PM

    Office of the Healthcare Advocate:
    State Innovation Model Consumer Advisory Board Meeting

    1C

2:00 PM

    Dept. of Motor Vehicles: Meeting of
    the Foreign Documents Identification Verification Working Group

    2A

3:00 PM

    Sen. Ayala: UConn School of Social Work Master's Program

    2B

 

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

 

10:00 AM

    Sen. Osten: Informational Forum on Brain Injury & ABI/TBI Medicaid Waiver

    1A

10:00 AM

    Regulation Review Committee Meeting

    1E

10:00 AM

    Task Force to Study Legal Disputes Involving the Care & Custody of Minor Children

    2B

10:00 AM

    Children Committee, Education Committee, and Public Health Committee: Forum with Reach Out
    & Read: Books Build Better Brains

    1D

11:00 AM

    Office of the Governor: Governor's Monthly Commissioners Meeting

    310

1:00 PM

    Rep. Urban & Sen. Bartolomeo:
    CT Kids Report Card Leadership Committee Meeting

    1E

1:00 PM

    Sen. Chapin & Environment Committee: Informational Forum on Aquatic Invasive Species

    2D

2:00 PM

    Task Force to Study Methods for Improving the Collection of Past Due Child Support

    2B

 

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

 

8:00 AM

    Dept. of Agriculture: Governor's Council on Agricultural Development: Agricultural Town Hall Meeting Day

    JUDRM

9:00 AM

    Rep. O'Neill: Law Revision Commission Alimony Study Hearing

    1C

9:30 AM

    CT Association of Healthcare at Home: Educational Forum

    1E

10:00 AM

    Appropriations Committee, and Public Health Committee: Public Hearing
    Re: Tobacco & Health Trust Fund Report; Committee Meetings to Follow ATTACHMENT

    2E

1:00 PM

    Task Force on the Expansion of Civil Restraining Orders

    2A

1:00 PM

    Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Task Force Meeting

    2B

3:00 PM

    Latino & Puerto Rican Affairs Commission: Bilingual Education Public Hearing

    1A

 

Thursday, January 30, 2014

 

9:00 AM

    Auditors of Public Accounts: Training

    2A

10:00 AM

    Sen. LeBeau: Manufacturing Caucus Meeting

    1B

10:00 AM

    Task Force to Study Legal Disputes Involving the Care & Custody of Minor Children

    2B

11:00 AM

    Speaker Sharkey: M.O.R.E. Municipal Tax Authority Sub-committee Meeting

    1D

11:00 AM

    Insurance & Real Estate Committee Meeting

    2D

11:00 AM

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

    1C

1:00 PM

    Rep. Hampton: CT Water Summit Working Group Sub-committee Meeting

    1C

1:30 PM

    Insurance & Real Estate Committee,
    and Public Health Committee: Dept. of Insurance Presentation on Mental Health Parity Report

    2C

2:00 PM

    Task Force to Study Methods for Improving the Collection of Past Due Child Support

    2B

5:00 PM

    State Board of Education: Recognition of Outstanding Educators Awards Ceremony

    JUDRM

 

Friday, January 31, 2014

 

8:30 AM

    CT Voices for Children: Annual Budget Forum

    JUDRM

8:30 AM

    Auditors of Public Accounts: Training

    1D

9:30 AM

    Office of the Governor: Sandy Hook Commission Meeting

    1C

10:00 AM

    Rep. Wood: Mental Health First Aid Training

    1B

10:00 AM

    Task Force to Study Legal Disputes Involving the Care & Custody of Minor Children

    2B

10:30 AM

    Office of Policy & Management:
    State Bond Commission Meeting

    1E

11:45 AM

    Commission on Children, Liberty Bank Foundation, WIBs, Governor Malloy: Press Conference Re: WorkPath

    1A

1:30 PM

    Task Force to Examine Procedural Problems in Addressing Blight at the Municipal Level

    1E

1:30 PM

    Program Review Committee: Meeting Re: DCF, Hospital Emergency Use on State Medicaid Budget and UConn Affordability

    2D

ATTACHMENT

APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEES
Joint Public Hearing
Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 10:00 AM, Room 2E

Subject: Tobacco and Health Trust Fund Board of Trustees 2013 Report

Speaker sign-up will begin at 8:30 AM in Room 2700. Public speakers will be registered on a first come, first served basis. Please submit 60 copies of written testimony to Committee staff at the time of sign-up. Testimony will be heard from state agency representatives first, followed by public speakers. Public speakers will be limited to 3 minutes of testimony.
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 proposed recommendations.

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There will be an Informational Forum on Connecticut's Public Health System on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM in Room 1D of the Legislative Office Building. The forum is hosted by the Connecticut Department of Public Health, legislative and executive branch members serving as a team sponsored by the Aspen Institute's Excellence in Public Health Law Program.

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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.