Energy and Technology Committee, Connecticut General Assembly

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The Energy and Technology Committee is a Joint standing committee of the Connecticut General Assembly and contains members of the Senate and the House. In the Connecticut Legislature, there are no separate chamber committees.

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Per each chamber's rules, committees of the Connecticut General Assembly are assigned by the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House. Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[1][2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] Neither the President nor the Speaker is recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules
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A committee on ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY that shall have cognizance of all matters relating to (A) the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, and (B) energy, energy policy planning and regulation, telecommunications, information systems and related technology.[4][5]


2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Energy and Technology Members, 2015
Democratic members (14)Republican members (9)
Paul Doyle, ChairTimothy J. Ackert, Ranking Member
Lonnie Reed, ChairPaul Formica, Ranking Member
Timothy Larson, Vice chairMike Bocchino
Mike Demicco, Vice chairLaura Hoydick
Terry BackerBrenda L. Kupchick
Brian BeckerJesse MacLachlan
Robert MegnaJohn Piscopo
Bruce MorrisJohn F. Scott
Frank Nicastro, Sr.Dave Yaccarino
Chris Perone
Emmett D. Riley
Christopher Rosario
Christine Rosati
Jonathan Steinberg


The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.



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