CTCDD: Policy Meeting 3-28-17

Policy Meeting 3-28-17

Legislative Policy and Planning Committee
CT Council on Developmental Disabilities

Temple Beth El 2626 Albany Ave. West Hartford CT
March 28, 2017

Members Present:
Joyce Lewis, Chair, Danielle Webber, Kevin Daly


Absent: Sergio Rodriguez, Gary Gross, Shelagh McClure


Minutes taken by Danielle Webber


1. Approval of Agenda: The meeting was called to order at 10:10am. Joyce Lewis, Chair, moved to approve the agenda for the LPP Committee meeting. Danielle Webber, seconded the motion. The agenda was approved.

Approval of Minutes: The meeting was called to order at 10:10am. Joyce Lewis, Chair, moved to approve the minutes for the LPP Committee meeting held via conference call on February 15, 2017. Danielle Webber, seconded the motion. The minutes were approved.

2. Discussion of Current Business:
Joyce Lewis, Chair, brief Kevin Daly as a new member of the LPP committee on the process the DD Council follows for developing and submitting testimony on bills before the state legislature.

Members discussed general issues related to the funding cuts for the State Centers for Independent Living in HB 7027, Birth to 3ís move from OEC to DSS, SB 38 opposing privatization, SB 440 regarding local policies interactions with individuals with intellectual disability, and HB 7021 establishing a Task Force to study transportation issues facing people with disabilities, senior citizens and veterans.

3. Upcoming Events

Danielle Webber reminded the group of Autism Awareness Day on April 12th.

Kevin Daly also informed the group about an awareness day he is coordinating, Special Education Awareness Day, on May 5th.

Both events are to be held at the State Capitol.

4.Adjourn: Joyce Lewis, Chair, made a motion to adjourn. Kevin Daly seconded the motion. The meeting ended at 11:00am




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