This Week at the Capitol!

It's a busy week at the Capitol. There are many important hearings with several bills CAHS is interested in. Keep reading to learn more about what hearings and bills CAHS is interested in. 

 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
  • Housing Committee
    • Location: Room 1D of the LOB
    • Time: 10:30 AM
    • How to testify: Lottery numbers will be drawn from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM in room 1D of the LOB. Please submit 15 hard copies of testimony at 9:00 AM when you sign up. Please send your testimony to
      HSGtestimony@cga.ct.gov before 5:30 PM on Monday February 27, 2017.
    • Important bills:
      • S.B. 752: An Act Concerning Housing Segregation.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
  • Education Committee
    • Location: Room 1E of the LOB
    • Time: 10:30 AM
    • How to testify: The Committee is accepting electronic testimony via email at EDtestimony@cga.ct.gov in Word or PDF format no later than 5:30 P.M. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  If you are unable to submit electronic testimony, please submit 55 copies of written testimony to the Committee staff at the time of sign-up in the First Floor Atrium of the LOB.  Speakers will be determined by a lottery system.  Lottery numbers will be drawn from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. in the First Floor Atrium of the LOB.
    • Important bills:
      • Proposed S.B. No. 2: An Act Concerning the Development of a More Equitable Education Cost-Sharing Grant Formula. 
      • H.B. No. 7035: An Act Implementing the Governor's Budget Recommendations Concerning Education. 
      • S.B. No. 912 (RAISED): An Act Concerning Revisions to the Staff Qualifications Requirement for Early Childhood Educators. 
      • S.B. No. 909 (RAISE 
        D)
         : An Act Implementing the Recommendations of the Office Of Early Childhood. 
      • H.B. No. 7155 (RAISED): An Act Requiring the Office of Early Childhood to Develop a Proposed Early Childhood Educator Compensation Schedule. 
Thursday, March 2, 2017
  • Banking Committee
    • Location: Room 1C of the LOB
    • Time: 10:30 PM
    • How to testify: Sign-up for the hearing will begin at 9:00 A.M. in room 2401 of the LOB. Please email written testimony in Word or PDF format to BAtestimony@cga.ct.gov
    • Important Bills:
      • H.B. No. 7030: An Act Protecting the Credit of Certain Utility Customers. 
  • Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee
    • Location: Room 1D of the LOB
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • How to testify: Sign-up for the hearing will begin at 11:30 A.M. in Room 1D of the LOB. Please submit 35 copies of written testimony to the Committee staff at 11:30 A.M. in Room 1D of the LOB. Please email written testimony in Word or PDF format to HEDtestimony@cga.ct.gov
    • Important bills:
      •  S.B. No. 870 (RAISED): An Act Implementing the Recommendations of the Board of Regents for Higher Education.  
      • H.B. No. 7053: An Act Implementing the Governor's Budget Recommendations Concerning Higher Education. 
  • Human Services Committee
    • Location: Room 2C of the LOB
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • How to testify: Sign-up for the hearing will be from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. in the Second Floor Atrium of the LOB.  Please email written testimony in Word or PDF format to HStestimony@cga.ct.gov.
    • Important bills:

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