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2021 APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

SCHEDULE OF STATE AGENCY BUDGET PRESENTATIONS

AND PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

 

The Appropriations Committee will hold state agency budget presentations from Thursday, February 18, 2021 through Monday, March 1, 2021, to be held at the times and location listed below, via Zoom.  Separate Bulletin notices for public hearings will be published with links to an On-line Registration form for each public hearing. The state agency presentations can be viewed via YouTube Live. In addition, some state agency presentations may be recorded and broadcast live on CT-N.com

Note:  *   Indicates a Time Change

          **  Indicates a Date Change

         *** Indicates an Addition

Thursday, February 18

Regulation and Protection

10:00 A.M.-10:30 A.M. Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
10:30 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Department of Consumer Protection
11:00 A.M.-11:30 A.M. Office of the Healthcare Advocate
11:30 A.M.-1:00 P.M.   LUNCH RECESS
1:00 P.M.-1:30 P.M.     Military Department
1:30 P.M.-2:30 P.M.     Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
2:30 P.M.-3:00 P.M.     Insurance Department (Special Fund Agency)
3:00 P.M.-3:30 P.M.     Workers’ Compensation Commission (Special Fund Agency)
3:30 P.M.-4:00 P.M.     Department of Banking (Special Fund Agency) 

Public Budget Hearings  5:00 P.M.

The Appropriations Committee will hold a public hearing on the Governor's FY 2022-2023 proposed budget for Regulation and Protection agencies on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 5:00 P.M. via Zoom.  The public hearing can be viewed via YouTube Live.  In addition, the public hearing may be recorded and broadcast live on CT-N.com.  Individuals who wish to testify via Zoom must register using the On-line Testimony Registration Form.  The registration form must contain the name of the person who will be testifying.  A unique email address must be provided for each person registered to speak.  Registration will close on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 3:00 P.M.  Speaker order of approved registrants will be listed in a randomized order and posted on the Appropriations Committee website on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. under Public Hearing Testimony.  If you do not have internet access, you may provide testimony via telephone.  To register to testify by phone, call the Phone Registrant Line at (860) 240-0033 to leave your contact information.  Please email written testimony to APPTestimony@cga.ct.gov in Word or PDF format.  Testimony should clearly state testifier name and related subject.  The Committee requests that testimony be limited to matters related to the items on the Agenda.  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.  All public hearing testimony, written and spoken, is public information.  As such, it will be made available on the CGA website and index by internet search engines.

SUBJECT MATTER:   Governor's Proposed FY 2022-2023 Budget for Regulation and Protection Agencies

H.B. No. 6439 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE THIRTIETH, 2023, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR. 

Friday, February 19

Conservation and Development

10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (including the Public Utility Regulatory Authority)
11:00 A.M.-11:30 A.M. Office of Consumer Counsel
11:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Department of Agriculture
12:00 P.M.-1:00 P.M.    LUNCH RECESS
1:00 P.M.-1:45 P.M.     Department of Economic and Community Development
1:45 P.M.-2:30 P.M.     Department of Labor
2:30 P.M.-3:00 P.M.     Department of Housing

Public Budget Hearings  5:00 P.M.

The Appropriations Committee will hold a public hearing on the Governor's FY 2022-2023 proposed budget for Conservation and Development agencies on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 5:00 P.M. via Zoom.  The public hearing can be viewed via YouTube Live.  In addition, the public hearing may be recorded and broadcast live on CT-N.com.  Individuals who wish to testify via Zoom must register using the On-line Testimony Registration Form.  The registration form must contain the name of the person who will be testifying.  A unique email address must be provided for each person registered to speak.  Registration will close on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 3:00 P.M.  Speaker order of approved registrants will be listed in a randomized order and posted on the Appropriations Committee website on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. under Public Hearing Testimony.  If you do not have internet access, you may provide testimony via telephone.  To register to testify by phone, call the Phone Registrant Line at (860) 240-0033 to leave your contact information.  Please email written testimony to APPTestimony@cga.ct.gov in Word or PDF format.  Testimony should clearly state testifier name and related subject.  The Committee requests that testimony be limited to matters related to the items on the Agenda.  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.  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 MATTER:   Governor's Proposed FY 2022-2023 Budget for Conservation and Development Agencies

H.B. No. 6439 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE THIRTIETH, 2023, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR. 

Monday, February 22

General Government A

10:00 A.M.-10:30 A.M. Secretary of the State
10:30 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Office of State Ethics
11:00 A.M.-11:30 A.M.  State Elections Enforcement Commission
11:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M.   Freedom of Information Commission
12:00 P.M.-12:20 P.M.   Office of the Child Advocate
12:20 P.M.- 12:40 P.M.   Office of the Victim Advocate
12:40 P.M. -  1:00 P.M.   State Contracting Standards Board
1:00 P.M. - 1:20 P.M.   Board of Firearms Permit Examiners
1:20 P.M.-2:00 P.M.      LUNCH RECESS        

General Government B

*2:30 P.M.-3:00 P.M.   Office of Policy and Management
3:00 P.M.-3:30 P.M.   State Comptroller and Miscellaneous Accounts
3:30 P.M.-4:00 P.M.   Attorney General
*4:00 P.M.-4:30 P.M.   Department of Revenue Services
*4:30 P.M.-5:00 P.M.   State Treasurer (including Debt Service)
*5:00 P.M.-5:30 P.M.   Department of Administrative Services

Public Budget Hearings  6:30 P.M.

The Appropriations Committee will hold a public hearing on the Governor's FY 2022-2023 proposed budget for General Government agencies on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. via Zoom.  The public hearing can be viewed via YouTube Live.  In addition, the public hearing may be recorded and broadcast live on CT-N.com.  Individuals who wish to testify via Zoom must register using the On-line Testimony Registration Form.  The registration form must contain the name of the person who will be testifying.  A unique email address must be provided for each person registered to speak.  Registration will close on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 3:00 P.M.  Speaker order of approved registrants will be listed in a randomized order and posted on the Appropriations Committee website on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. under Public Hearing Testimony.  If you do not have internet access, you may provide testimony via telephone.  To register to testify by phone, call the Phone Registrant Line at (860) 240-0033 to leave your contact information.  Please email written testimony to APPTestimony@cga.ct.gov in Word or PDF format.  Testimony should clearly state testifier name and state agency name and program about which the testimony is being offered.  The Committee requests that testimony be limited to matters related to the items on the Agenda.  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.  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 MATTER:   Governor's Proposed FY 2022-2023 Budget for General Government A and General Government B Agencies

H.B. No. 6439 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE THIRTIETH, 2023, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR. 

Tuesday, February 23

Health

10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M.    Department of Public Health
11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.    Department of Developmental Services
12:00 P.M.-1:00 P.M.       LUNCH RECESS
1:00 P.M.-1:30 P.M.        Department of Veterans’ Affairs
1:30 P.M.-2:00 P.M.        Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
2:00 P.M.-2:30 P.M.        Office of Health Strategy
2:30 P.M.-3:30 P.M.        Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Public Budget Hearing for Health Agencies  - Tuesday, March 2, 10:00 A.M.

Friday, February 26

Transportation

10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Department of Motor Vehicles
11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Department of Transportation
12:00 P.M.- 1:00 P.M.   LUNCH RECESS

Judicial and Corrections

1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M.     Judicial Department
2:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M.     Division of Criminal Justice
3:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M.     Public Defender Services Commission
4:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.     Department of Correction (including the Board of Pardons and Paroles)
5:00 P.M.-5:30 P.M.     Probate Court Administration

Public Budget Hearings (***including Legislative Agencies)  6:30 P.M.

The Appropriations Committee will hold a public hearing on the Governor's FY 2022-2023 proposed budget for Transportation, Judicial & Corrections and Legislative agencies on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. via Zoom.  The public hearing can be viewed via YouTube Live.  In addition, the public hearing may be recorded and broadcast live on CT-N.com.  Individuals who wish to testify via Zoom must register using the On-line Testimony Registration Form.  The registration form must contain the name of the person who will be testifying.  A unique email address must be provided for each person registered to speak.  Registration will close on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 3:00 P.M.  Speaker order of approved registrants will be listed in a randomized order and posted on the Appropriations Committee website on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. under Public Hearing Testimony.  If you do not have internet access, you may provide testimony via telephone.  To register to testify by phone, call the Phone Registrant Line at (860) 240-0033 to leave your contact information.  Please email written testimony to APPTestimony@cga.ct.gov in Word or PDF format.  Testimony should clearly state testifier name and state agency name and program about which the testimony is being offered.  The Committee requests that testimony be limited to matters related to the items on the Agenda.  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.  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 MATTER:  Governor's Proposed FY 2022-2023 Budget for Transportation, Judicial and Corrections, and Legislative Agencies

H.B. No. 6439 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE THIRTIETH, 2023, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR. 

Tuesday, March 2

Public Budget Hearing for Health Agencies – 10:00 A.M

Wednesday, March 3

Public Budget Hearing for Human Services Agencies – 10:00 A.M.

** Thursday, March 4

Higher Education

10:00 A.M.-10:30 A.M. Office of Higher Education
10:30 A.M.-11:30 A.M. CT State Colleges and Universities
11:30 A.M.-1:00 P.M.   LUNCH RECESS
1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M.     University of Connecticut
2:00 P.M.-2:30 P.M.     UConn Health Center

Public Budget Hearings:

4:00 PM-6:30 P.M.      Higher Education Panels
6:30 P.M.                    Public Hearing

**Friday, March 5

Human Services

10:00 A.M -12:00 P.M.  Department of Children and Families
12:00 P.M.-1:00 P.M.    LUNCH RECESS       
1:00 P.M.-1:30 P.M.    Department of Aging and Disability Services
1:30 P.M -3:00 P.M.    Department of Social Services

**Tuesday, March 9

Elementary & Secondary Education

12:30 P.M.- 1:00 P.M. Teachers’ Retirement Board
1:30 P.M.- 2:00 P.M. State Library
2:00 P.M.- 3:00 P.M. Office of Early Childhood
3:00 P.M.- 4:30 P.M. State Department of Education

Public Budget Hearings 5:30 P.M.

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