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. 18

MEETINGS SCHEDULED AT THE STATE CAPITOL/LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING
FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

     
 

Monday, September 10, 2018

 

9:30 AM

    Medical Assistance Program Oversight Council: Women and Children's Committee Meeting

1A

1:00 PM

    DAS Bureau of Enterprise Systems & Technology: CT Commission on Educational Technology Meeting

1C

 

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

 

8:30 AM

    Connecticut General Assembly:
    9/11 Memorial Ceremony

LOBBYS

10:00 AM

    Office of Policy & Management: Long Term Care Planning Committee Meeting

1A

 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

 

10:00 AM

    Medical Assistance Program Oversight Council: Care Management Committee Meeting

2D

10:00 AM

    American Constitution Society: CT Lawyer Chapter Lecture

JUDRM

10:00 AM

    Commission on Women, Children & Seniors: Commission Meeting

1A

12:30 PM

    Medical Assistance Program Oversight Council: Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Working Group Meeting

2D

2:00 PM

    Behavioral Health Partnership Oversight Council Meeting

1E

2:00 PM

    Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities Monthly Meeting

1A

 

Thursday, September 13, 2018

 

3:00 PM

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

1D

2:00 PM

    Sentencing Commission Meeting

1B

 

Friday, September 14, 2018

 

9:30 AM

    Medical Assistance Program Oversight Council Meeting

1E

10:00 AM

    Dept. of Rehabilitation Services: Advisory Board Meeting for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

1B

10:00 AM

    Judiciary Committee: Public Hearing followed by Committee Meeting (ATTACHMENT)

2C

1:00 PM

    Medical Assistance Program Oversight Council: Developmental Disabilities Work Group Meeting

1A

 

Monday, September 17, 2018

 

10:00 AM

    Commission on Women, Children & Seniors: Working Group on Search and Seizure of Students Personal Electronic Devices Meeting

1A

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

 

9:00 AM

    Dept. of Public Health: Mobile Integrated Health Work Group Meeting

2D

9:00 AM

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

1D

9:30 AM

    Sen. Formica: CT Association of Councils of Government Meeting

1C

10:00 AM

    Commission on Women, Children and Seniors: Water Safety Task Force Meeting

2A

12:30 PM

    Appropriations Committee, Human Services Committee & Public Health Committee: Joint Public Hearing re Block Grant Plans, followed by Committee Meetings (ATTACHMENT)

2E

1:00 PM

    Dept. of Public Health: Connecticut Medical Examining Board Monthly Meeting

1B

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 

8:15 AM

    Dept. of Public Health: Board of Examiners for Nursing Monthly Board Meeting

1D

 

Thursday, September 20, 2018

 

9:00 AM

    Access Health CT Board of Directors Meeting

1D

10:00 AM

    Commission on Women, Children & Seniors: Social Emotional Learning Task Force Meeting

1B

2:00 PM

    Rep. Walker: JJPOC Monthly Meeting

2B

 

Friday, September 21, 2018

 

10:00 AM

    Sen. Looney: Retirement Security Authority Meeting

1C

     

ATTACHMENTS

Judiciary Committee
Public Hearing followed by Committee Meeting
Friday, September 14, 2018, 10:00 AM, Room 2C

The Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing followed by a committee meeting on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. in Room 2C of the LOB. Sign-up for the hearing will begin at 8:30 am in Room 2500 of the LOB. Please submit 60 copies of written testimony to Committee staff any day prior but no later than 9:00 am in Room 2500 of the LOB. Written testimony submitted by a person(s) or organization(s) which exceeds five (5) single-sided pages per bill or resolution will only be posted on the Judiciary Committee’s website at the discretion of the Judiciary Committee chairs. Testimony received after the designated time may not be distributed until after the hearing. Please email written testimony in Word or PDF format to JUDtestimony@cga.ct.gov. Testimony should clearly state testifier name and related Resolutions. 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 Nominees. 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. Unofficial sign-up sheets have no standing with the Committee. All public hearing testimony, written and spoken, is public information. As such, it may be made available on the Judiciary Committee's website and indexed by internet search engines.
Judiciary Committee: The Judiciary Committee will hold a committee meeting immediately following a 10:00 A.M. public hearing on Friday, September 14, 2018 in Room 2C of the LOB.

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Appropriations, Public Health and Human Services Committees
Joint Public Hearing
Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 12:30 PM, Room 2E

FFY 19 Block Grant Allocation Plans:
Maternal and Child Health Services (Appropriations and Public Health)
Preventative Health and Health Services (Appropriations and Public Health)
Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (Appropriations and Public Health)
Community Mental Health Services (Appropriations, Public Health and Human Services)
Social Services (Appropriations and Human Services)
Community Services (Appropriations and Human Services)

Speaker sign-up will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and will begin at 10:00 am in Room 2700. Public speakers will be limited to 3 minutes of testimony. 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 PHtestimony@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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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

SCP

Erica O’Connor

Walter Lee

CEO/CWCS

Subira Gordon

Steven Hernandez