Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee

PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA

Thursday, February 25, 2016

12:30 P.M. in Room 1E of the LOB

Sign-up for the hearing will begin at 11:30 in Room 1E of the LOB. Please submit 30 copies of written testimony to Committee staff at 11:30 in Room 1E of the LOB and also email written testimony in Word or PDF format to HEDtestimony@cga.ct.gov. Testimony should clearly state testifier name and related Bills. The Committee requests that testimony be limited to matters related to the items on the Agenda. The first hour of the hearing is reserved for Legislators, Constitutional Officers, State Agency Heads, Chief Elected Municipal Officials and Students with a valid student ID card. Speakers will be limited to 3 minutes of testimony. The Committee encourages witnesses to submit a written statement and to condense oral testimony to a summary of that statement. 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.

I. BILLS FOR REVIEW

1. S.B. No. 26 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PRIVATE OCCUPATIONAL SCHOOLS. (HED)

2. H.B. No. 5332 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM. (HED)

3. H.B. No. 5171 (RAISED) AN ACT CREATING A SLIDING SCALE FOR LETTERS OF CREDIT FILED BY PRIVATE OCCUPATIONAL SCHOOLS. (HED)

4. H.B. No. 5333 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPLEMENTAL LOAN AUTHORITY. (HED)

5. S.B. No. 97 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRIVATE OCCUPATIONAL SCHOOL STUDENT PROTECTION ACCOUNT. (HED)