Unfunded Pension Liability Toolkit
Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee
Thursday, March 2, 2023, 11:30 am
H.B. No. 6564 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE UNFUNDED PENSION
LIABILITY PORTION OF THE FRINGE BENEFIT COST FOR EMPLOYEES OF
THE CONSTITUENT UNITS OF THE STATE SYSTEM OF HIGHER
Register to Speak Register to Submit Testimony
The Higher Education and Advancement Committee will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 2,2023. in Room 1E of the LOB and 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 must register using the On-line Testimony Registration Form. Registration will close on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 3:00 P.M. Speaker order of approved registrants will be posted on the Higher Education Committee website on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 6:00 P.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. 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.
There is no deadline to submit written testimony, but we suggest submitting 24 hours in advance to ensure that your testimony is posted for the public record in time for the hearing.
This can be used to start your own testimony: Testimony Template
Here are examples of past testimony given at Appropriations hearings:
Bontly T testimony on SB 8_2022
To submit written testimony please do the following:
- Navigate to the Higher Education Committee testimony submission site here https://www.cga.ct.gov/aspx/CGATestimonySub/CGAtestimonysubmission.aspx?comm_code=HED
- Enter your personal information as directed in the form.
- Under the Hearing Date and Time drop down, select 3/2/2023, 11:30 AM
- Under “How do I want to Submit my testimony” Select Upload A File I Select
- Attach your written testimony in PDF form
- After your testimony is reviewed by the committee (Please give it some time), it will be posted here as part of the public record.
** Please be aware that all submitted testimony is public record. Depending upon the information you supply, this may reveal some or all of the following: Email address, physical address, phone number, name, age, and other personal information. All submissions are uploaded and linked on the Connecticut General Assembly website. 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.
Please contact the office for additional questions.