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 DECEMBER 22, 2014 THROUGH JANUARY 4, 2015

     
 

Monday, December 22, 2014

 

11:30 AM

    Rep. Reed: Press Conference Re: Residential Electricity Fixed Charges

    1B

1:00 PM

    Appropriations Committee & Public Health Committee: Joint Public Hearing Re: Tobacco and Health Trust Fund Board 2014 Report, Followed by Committee Meetings – ATTACHMENT

    2C

 

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

 

10:00 AM

    State Capitol Police Department: Quarterly Community Service Meeting

    1B

 

Thursday, December 25, 2014

 
 

    State Holiday: Building Closed

 
 

Thursday, January 1, 2015

 
 

    State Holiday: Building Closed

 
     

ATTACHMENT
APPROPRIATIONS AND PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEES
Joint Public Hearing
Monday, December 22, 2014, 1:00 PM, Room 2C

Subject: 2014 Tobacco and Health Trust Fund Board of Trustees Report and Recommendations
Speaker sign-up will begin at 10:00 A.M. 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 apptestimony@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.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

The Capitol and Legislative Office Buildings are administered in compliance with the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act. Requests for accommodation should be directed to Eric Connery at (860) 240-0100.

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Public Parking

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.

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Public Entry/Exit

The public entrances to the Capitol and the Legislative Office Building are located on the west side of each building. There are signs throughout the campus directing the public to these access locations. All visitors including school groups will be screened through a metal detector and have all belongings screened with a package scanner.
The public can utilize any of the public and/or staff entrances to exit the building.

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Prohibited Items

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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Use of Personal Electronics

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.