The Connecticut General Assembly

Joint Committee on Legislative Management

Martin M. Looney
Senate President Pro Tempore

Bob Duff, Senate Majority Leader
Leonard Fasano, Senate Republican
President Pro Tempore

James P. Tracy
Executive Director

Joe Aresimowicz
Speaker of the House

Matthew Ritter, House Majority Leader
Themis Klarides, House Republican Leader

INTERIM BULLETIN NO. 9

MEETINGS SCHEDULED AT THE STATE CAPITOL/LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING
FOR THE PERIOD OF JULY 9, 2018 THROUGH JULY 22, 2018

     
 

Monday, July 9, 2018

 

10:00 AM

    Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Higher Education & Employment Advancement Committee, Government Administration & Elections Committee, Education Committee and Judiciary Committee: Joint Public Hearings (ATTACHMENTS)

2E

 

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

 

9:00 AM

    CANCELLED – Office of the Lt. Governor Healthcare Cabinet Meeting

1D

10:00 AM

    Commission on Women, Children & Seniors Meeting

2A

 

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

 

8:00 AM

    DEEP Boating Division: Boating/PWC Certification Class

2E

10:00 AM

    Medical Assistance Program Oversight Council (MAPOC): Care Management Committee Meeting

2A

2:00 PM

    CANCELLED – Behavioral Health Partnership Oversight Council Meeting

1E

2:00 PM

    Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities Monthly Meeting

1A

 

Thursday, July 12, 2018

 

1:00 PM

    CANCELLED – Office of Policy & Management Finance Advisory Committee Meeting

1E

2:00 PM

    CANCELLED – Access Health CT Finance Committee Meeting

1B

2:00 PM

    CANCELLED – Office of the Governor Nonprofit Cabinet on Health & Human Services Meeting

1A

3:00 PM

    State Innovation Model Program Management Office: Healthcare Innovation Steering Committee Meeting

1D

 

Friday, July 13, 2018

 

9:30 AM

    MAPOC Meeting

1E

1:00 PM

    MAPOC: Developmental Disabilities Work Group Meeting

1A

 

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

 

9:30 AM

    Sen. Formica: CT Association of Councils of Government Meeting

1C

1:00 PM

    Department of Public Health: Connecticut Medical Examining Board Monthly Meeting

1B

 

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

 

8:15 AM

    Department of Public Health: Board of Examiners for Nursing Monthly Meeting

1D

12:30 PM

    MAPOC: NEMT Working Group Meeting

2A

 

Thursday, July 19, 2018

 

9:00 AM

    Access Health CT Board of Directors Meeting

1D

1:00 PM

    Sen. Looney: Health IT Advisory Council Meeting

1D

2:00 PM

    Rep. Walker: JJPOC Monthly Meeting

2B

 

Friday, July 20, 2018

 

10:00 AM

    Sen. Looney: Retirement Security Authority Meeting

1C

     

ATTACHMENTS

Subject:
Pursuant to Section 216 of P.A. 17-2 (Special Session), public testimony will be heard regarding the following reports issued by the Auditors of Public Accounts:
Department of Veterans’ Affairs 11/8/2017
Speaker sign-up will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and will begin at 9:00 AM in Room 2E. Please submit 45 copies of written testimony at the time of sign-up. Testimony delivered after the start of the hearing may not be distributed until the following day.
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. Written testimony should be emailed to the Committees in Word or PDF format to the following email addresses: GAEtestimony@cga.ct.gov; VAtestimony@cga.ct.gov. The Committees request that testimony be limited to matters related to the items on the agenda.
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.

Subject:
Pursuant to Section 216 of P.A. 17-2 (Special Session), public testimony will be heard regarding the following reports issued by the Auditors of Public Accounts:

Speaker sign-up will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and will begin at 9:30 AM in the first floor atrium of the LOB. Please submit 50 copies of written testimony at the time of sign-up. Testimony delivered after the start of the hearing may not be distributed until the following day.
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. Written testimony should be emailed to the Committees in Word or PDF format to the following email addresses: GAEtestimony@cga.ct.gov; HEDtestimony@cga.ct.gov. The Committees request that testimony be limited to matters related to the items on the agenda.
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.

Subject:
Pursuant to Section 216 of P.A. 17-2 (Special Session), public testimony will be heard regarding the following reports issued by the Auditors of Public Accounts:
Secretary of the State, Issue Date: 1/9/2018
Speaker sign-up will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and will begin at 10:00 AM in the first floor atrium of the LOB. Please submit 25 copies of written testimony at the time of sign-up. Testimony delivered after the start of the hearing may not be distributed until the following day.
Public speakers will be limited to three minutes of testimony. The Committee encourages witnesses to submit a written statement and to condense oral testimony to a summary of that statement. Written testimony should be emailed to the Committees in Word or PDF format to the following email addresses: GAEtestimony@cga.ct.gov. The Committee requests that testimony be limited to matters related to the items on the agenda.
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.

Subject:
Pursuant to Section 216 of P.A. 17-2 (Special Session), public testimony will be heard regarding the following reports issued by the Auditors of Public Accounts:

Speaker sign-up will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and will begin at 10:00 AM in the first floor atrium of the LOB. Please submit 60 copies of written testimony at the time of sign-up. Testimony delivered after the start of the hearing may not be distributed until the following day.
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. Written testimony should be emailed to the Committees in Word or PDF format to the following email addresses: GAEtestimony@cga.ct.gov; EDtestimony@cga.ct.gov. The Committees request that testimony be limited to matters related to the items on the agenda.
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.

Subject:
Pursuant to Section 216 of P.A. 17-2 (Special Session), public testimony will be heard regarding the following reports issued by the Auditors of Public Accounts

Speaker sign-up will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and will begin at 10:00 AM in the first floor atrium of the LOB. Please submit 60 copies of written testimony at the time of sign-up. Testimony delivered after the start of the hearing may not be distributed until the following day.
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. Written testimony should be emailed to the Committees in Word or PDF format to the following email addresses: GAEtestimony@cga.ct.gov; JUDtestimony@cga.ct.gov. The Committees request that testimony be limited to matters related to the items on the agenda.
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.

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LOB & CAPITOL TEMPORARY PUBLIC ACCESS HOURS

Beginning July 2, 2018 through November 30, 2018, the Connecticut State Capitol and the Legislative Office Building public access hours will change to 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We will return to the extended hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on December 3, 2018. Delivery hours for the LOB Loading Dock will continue to be 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For further information please contact the Office of Legislative Management at (860) 240-0100.

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.

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Sexual Harassment Complaints

It is the policy of the Connecticut General Assembly to create and maintain a work environment in which all members of the General Assembly, legislative employees, and third parties are treated with dignity and respect. Legislators, legislative employees, and third parties have the right to a workplace that is free from harassment, both subtle and overt. Therefore, the Connecticut General Assembly will strive to eliminate sexually harassing behavior which legislators, legislative employees, and third parties may encounter in the course of their work.
Complaints made by or against legislators should be brought to the attention of the appropriate caucus chief-of-staff or a caucus staff person of the opposite gender whom each chief-of-staff shall designate. Complaints made by or against legislative employees should be brought to the attention of the appropriate caucus chief-of-staff, office director, executive director or a manager of the opposite gender whom each chief-of-staff, office director or executive director shall designate. Complaints made by or against third parties should be brought to the attention of the Human Resources Administrator of the Joint Committee on Legislative Management (Room 5100, LOB) or a staff person of the opposite gender whom the Human Resources Administrator shall designate.
The following people have been designated as contacts in their office for sexual harassment complaints.

Sexual Harassment Contacts by Office

Office

Female Contact

Male Contact

HDO

Maureen Magnan

Matthew Brokman

HRO

Jennifer Skehan

Jared Schmitt

SDO

Courtney Cullinan

Vinnie Mauro

SRO

Lisa Hammersley

Rob Poudrier

OLM

Andrea Walker

Jim Tamburro

OLR

Steph D’Ambrose

John Rappa

LCO

Louise Nadeau

Bill O’Shea

OFA

Andrea Walker

Neil Ayers

ITS

Susan Marsh

Ken Greene

SCP

Erica O’Connor

Walter Lee

CEO/CWCS

Subira Gordon

Steven Hernandez