The Connecticut General Assembly

Joint Committee on Legislative Management

Martin M. Looney
Senate President Pro Tempore

Bob Duff, Senate Majority Leader
Leonard Fasano, Senate Minority Leader

James P. Tracy
Executive Director

J. Brendan Sharkey
Speaker of the House

Joe Aresimowicz, House Majority Leader
Themis Klarides, House Republican Leader

INTERIM BULLETIN NO. 34

MEETINGS SCHEDULED AT THE STATE CAPITOL/LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING
FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 25, 2016 THROUGH FEBRUARY 7, 2016

     
 

    Monday, January 25, 2016

 

9:30 AM

    Medicaid Rates for Home Health Care Working Group

    2A

11:00 AM

    Office of the Governor: 32nd Annual Governor's Care & Share Holiday Drive Closing Ceremony

    310

11:00 AM

    Rep. Lesser & CEA: Press Conference Re: Education Policy

    1C

3:00 PM

    Office of the Lt. Governor:
    Youth & Urban Violence Commission Meeting

    1D

4:00 PM

    Minority Teacher Recruitment Task Force Meeting

    1E

 

    Tuesday, January 26, 2016

 

9:30 AM

    CT Voices for Children: Annual Budget Forum

    JUDRM

10:30 AM

    Rep. Rosario: Press Conference
    Re: Fight for Fairness Campaign

    1C

11:00 AM

    Regulation Review Committee Meeting

    1E

1:00 PM

    Sen. Cassano: Advisory Council on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR)

    1B

2:00 PM

    CT Alliance to End Sexual Violence (formerly CONNSACS) & the Office of Victim Services: 5th Anniversary Celebration of the SAFE Program

    JUDRM

2:00 PM

    CT Dept. of Labor: CT Low Wage Employer Advisory Board Meeting

    1C

 

    Wednesday, January 27, 2016

 

10:00 AM

    Sen. Slossberg & Rep. Fleischmann: UConn UCEDD Forum on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

    1A

10:00 AM

    Commission on Children:
    2GEN Pilot Site Meeting

    2C

10:00 AM

    Association of Retired Teachers: Legislative Leadership Meeting

    2D

1:00 PM

    Coordination of Care/Consumer Access Committee-BHPOC/MAPOC

    1E

3:00 PM

    Speaker Sharkey: Smoke Exposure
    to Minors in Vehicles Work Group Meeting

    2B

 

    Thursday, January 28, 2016

 

9:00 AM

    Rep. Albis: Criminal Justice Policy Advisory Commission Meeting

    1B

10:00 AM

    CT Kids Report Card Leadership Committee Meeting

    2B

10:30 AM

    Planning Commission for Higher Education: Student Financial Aid Working Group Meeting

    1E

12:30 PM

    School Construction Project Priority List Review Committee Meeting

    2C

1:00 PM

    Rep. Dillon: Press Conference
    Re: CT Mentoring Fund

    1B

2:00 PM

    Rep. Walker: JJPOC Meeting

    1C

 

    Friday, January 29, 2016

 

8:30 AM

    Sen. Cassano: CRCOG Innovation
    & Entrepreneurship Workshop

    2C; ATRIUM2

10:00 AM

    Trauma Informed Care: What It Means, Why It Is Important for Children & Next Steps for CT

    2D

10:30 AM

    Office of Policy & Management:
    State Bond Commission Meeting

    1E

11:00 AM

    Appropriations & Human Services Committees: Briefing by DSS on Amendments to ABI I and ABI II Waivers

    2B

12:00 PM

    Finance, Revenue & Bonding Committee Informational Meeting on The Final Report of the State Tax Panel

    2E

1:00 PM

    Appropriations Committee & Human Services Committee: Joint Public Hearing followed by Committee Meeting Re: ABI Waiver Amendments
    (ATTACHMENT)

    2C

 

Monday, February 1, 2016

 

10:00 AM

    Rep. Lesser & U. S. Sen. Blumenthal Press Conference Re: Debt Collector's Report

    1B

2:00 PM

    Sen. Moore & End Hunger CT: Press Conference Re: Witnesses to Hunger

    1B

 

    Tuesday, February 2, 2016

 

10:00 AM

    Sen. Larson: Gun Range Informational Hearing

    1A

 

    Wednesday, February 3, 2016

 

7:30 AM

    CTN: Session Opening Day Live Coverage

    LOBBYS

7:30 AM

    Cablevision: "Meet the Leaders"

    LOBBYS

9:00 AM

    CT Chinese Cultural Association, Inc. Educational Display Re: Traditional Chinese Culture

    CONCOR

9:00 AM

    End Hunger Connecticut! Educational Display Re: Hunger and its Impact in Connecticut

    CONCOR

10:00 AM

    SENATE SESSION

    SENATEC

10:00 AM

    HOUSE SESSION

    HOUSEC

10:00 AM

    Government Administration and
    Elections Committee Meeting

    2B

10:00 AM

    Office of Policy & Management: Secretary's Media Budget Briefing

    2C

5:00 PM

    Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission: Lunar New Year Celebration

    ATRIUM1

6:00 PM

    African-American Affairs Commission: Monthly Commission Meeting

    1B

 

    Thursday, February 4, 2016

 

9:00 AM

    Latino & Puerto Rican Affairs Commission and the Hispanic Federation: Latino Policy Day

    310

9:00 AM

    Albertus Magnus College: Informational Display

    CONCOR

9:00 AM

    CT Chinese Cultural Association, Inc. Educational Display Re: Traditional Chinese Culture

    CONCOR

10:30 AM

    Higher Education & Employment Advancement Committee Meeting

    1D

11:00 AM

    Rep. Abercrombie Press Conference
    Re: CCPA and CT Association of
    Non Profits Merger Announcement

    2A

 

    Friday, February 5, 2016

 

9:00 AM

    CT Chinese Cultural Association, Inc. Educational Display Re: Traditional Chinese Culture

    CONCOR

10:00 AM

    Rep. Haddad: Open Source Textbooks Task Force

    1C

5:00 PM

    Milan Cultural Association: Reception & Award Function

    ATRIUM1

     

ATTACHMENT

Appropriations and Human Services Committees
Joint Public Hearing
Friday, January 29, 2016, 1:00 PM, Room 2C

Medicaid Waiver Amendments to be considered:

Amendments to the Acquired Brain Injury I and Acquired Brain Injury II Waivers

Sign-up for the public hearing will begin at 10:00 AM in Room 2700. Speaker order for the public will be determined by a lottery system. Lottery numbers will be drawn from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM in Room 2700 of the LOB. Speakers arriving after the completion of the lottery will have their names placed at the end of the speaker list. Please submit 60 copies of written testimony to Committee staff at the time of sign-up in Room 2700 of the LOB. Testimony received after the designated time may not be distributed until after the hearing. Please email written testimony in Word or PDF format to APPtestimony@cga.ct.gov and HStestimony@cga.ct.gov. The Committees request that testimony be limited to matters related to the items on the agenda. Public speakers will be limited to three minutes of testimony. The Committees encourage witnesses to submit a written statement and to condense oral testimony to a summary of that statement. Unofficial sign-up sheets have no standing with the Committee.
All public hearing testimony, written and spoken, is public information. As such, it will be made available on the CGA website and indexed by internet search engines.
Committee meetings to take action on the waiver amendments will be held immediately following the public hearing.

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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.