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

Jim Tamburro
Executive Director

Joe Aresimowicz
Speaker of the House

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

INTERIM BULLETIN NO. 14
MEETINGS SCHEDULED AT THE STATE CAPITOL/LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING
FOR THE PERIOD OF AUGUST 13, 2018 THROUGH AUGUST 26, 2018

     
 

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

 

9:00 AM

    CANCELLED: Office of the Lt. Governor: Healthcare Cabinet Monthly Meeting

1D

9:00 AM

    Department of Public Health: Mobile Integrated Health Work Group

1D

 

Thursday, August 16, 2018

 

1:00 PM

    CANCELLED: Sen. Looney: Health IT Advisory Council Meeting

1D

 

Friday, August 17, 2018

 

10:00 AM

    Sen. Looney: Retirement Security Authority Meeting

1C

11:00 AM

    Appropriations, Human Services & Energy Committees Public Hearing re LIHEAP Plan, followed by Committee Meetings (ATTACHMENT)

2E

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

 

9:30 AM

    Sen. Formica: CT Association of Councils of Government Meeting

1C

10:00 AM

    Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services: Alcohol & Drug Policy Council Meeting

1D

10:00 AM

    Rep. Hall: School Safety Working Group

1B

1:00 PM

    Department of Public Health Connecticut Medical Examining Board: Monthly Board Meeting

1B

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

 

8:15 AM

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

1D

11:00 AM

    Sen. Duff Press Conference Re: UCONN Freshman Class

ATRIUM2

 

Sunday, August 26, 2018

 

10:00 AM

    CT Chapter of the National Organization for Women: Women's Equality Day Rally

CAPGRDN

     

ATTACHMENT
Appropriations, Human Services,
and Energy and Technology Committees
Joint Public Hearing
Friday, August 17, 2018, 11:00 AM, Room 2E
2018-2019 Low Income Energy Assistance Program Block Grant Allocation Plan

Speaker sign-up will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and will begin at 9:30 AM in Room 2700. 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: APPtestimony@cga.ct.gov; HStestimony@cga.ct.gov; and ETtestimony@cga.ct.gov. The Committees request that testimony be limited to matters related to the item 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.

Committee meetings will be held immediately following the public hearing to take action on the allocation plan.
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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.

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