CTCDD: Policy Meeting 11-14-12

Policy Meeting 11-14-12


CT Council on Developmental Disabilities

Legislative Program and Policy Committee



November 14, 2012

2:00 to 2:30

Central CT State University, ITBD

185 Main Street, New Britain



Members Present:  Bill Knight, Chris Blake, Meg McDermott, Mark Keenan, Michelle Duprey


1.    Charge to the committee:  The committee reviewed their roles and responsibilities as stated in the by-laws.


2.    Election of Chair and Vice Chair:  Mark Keenan moved that Chris Blake will be chair and Meg McDermott will be vice chair.  Michelle Duprey seconded.  The motion carried unanimously with Bill Knight abstaining.


3.    Issues for the Committee:  The committee discussed past legislative efforts and activities.

Issues included short term cuts/long term costs


Possible meeting with appropriations committee


The committee agreed that they need to collaborate with other disability groups regarding legislative issues and initiatives.   This included the State Independent Living Council, the ADA Coalition.  Michelle agreed to contact them. 


4.    Next Meeting:  The committee agreed to meet by conference call on Wednesday, December 5, 2012.  A time will be determined.







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