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This Week’s Senate Calendar

32nd Legislature of the Virgin Islands

Senate Calendar Week Beginning May 15

Monday, May 15

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10 a.m.

Committee on Health, Hospitals and Human Services

Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, St. Croix

Agenda:

The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony on the following bills:

BLOCK I

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Bill No. 32-0038 – An ACt amending Title 3, V.I.C., chapter 11 section 26b; Title 20, section 436; Title 30, section 15a; and Title 17, section 475, providing for the acceptance of a real ID as a valid form of identification for various senior citizens.

Tuesday, May 16

10 a.m.

Committee on Finance CANCELED

Wednesday, May 17

10 a.m.

Committee on Workforce Development, Consumer Affairs and Culture

Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas

Agenda:

The committee will consider the following bills:

Bill No. 32-0012 – An Act amending Title 3, V.I.C., chapter 25, adding section 570b requiring the director of Personnel to establish a Recruitment and Retention Program for police officers, correction officers, registered nurses and teachers; repealing section 570a; and for other purposes

Bill No. 32-0040 – An Act amending Title 1, V.I.C., chapter 11, commemorating the week of June 26 to July 3 as Virgin Islands Freedom Week and amending Title 24, V.I.C., chapter 1, section 4 to require employers to pay time and one half for work done on July 3.

Bill No. 32-0039 – An Act amending Title 8, V.I. C., chapter 1, section 9, subsection (a) to change the amount of Tavern Keeper Liquor Licenses (A) that can be in effect within the historic districts of the V.I.

Bill No. 32-0052 – A Resolution to honor and commend Allen Haynes Sr. for his contributions to the community as a police officer and a healer

Thursday, May 18

10 a.m.

Committee on Finance

Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas

Agenda:

The committee has scheduled a meeting to discuss the following bills:

BLOCK I

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Bill No. 32-0088 – An Act to provide for the reprogramming of funds appropriated from the Community Facilities Trust Account authorized under Act No. 7012 for certain capital projects through the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation.

Bill No. 32-0089 – An Act authorizing the reprogramming of a portion of the proceeds of the Matching Fund Revenue Bonds: Series 2009A (the Series 2009 Bonds), issued pursuant to Act No. 7081, as amended by Act No. 7095, and certain Interest Earnings allocated to the V.I. Department of Education to the financing of certain critical deferred maintenance of DOE non-school support facilities and certain school facility capital projects that require priority funding at the time

Block II 

Bill No. 32-0091 — An Act amending Act No. 7911, section 1, increasing the amount of the appropriation from the Internal Revenue Matching Fund to the General Fund; providing a contribution from the Tourism Advertising Revolving Fund to the General Fund in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2017; and reprogramming $3,000,000 from any available funds in the Gross Receipt Tax Bonds, Matching Fund Bonds or the Community Facilities Trust Account to fund emergency sewage repairs and line replacement at the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center on St. Croix

Bill No. 32-0094 — An Act reprograming $545,634.52 from any available funds in the Gross Receipt Tax Bonds proceeds and the Matching Fund Bonds proceeds or the Community Facilities Trust Account to fund emergency infrastructure repairs and replacements at the Schneider Regional Medical Center

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Block III 

Bill No. 32-0090 — An Act amending Act No. 7897 to increase the Department of Human Services appropriation in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2017, authorizing the Public Finance Authority to acquire and finance the acquisition of a residential skilled nursing home on the island of St. Thomas

Bill No. 32-0087 — An Act to authorize the Government of the Virgin Islands through the Department of Property and Procurement to purchase certain real property on behalf of the people of the Virgin Islands for the completion of the Paul E. Joseph Stadium Project on the Island of St. Croix

Friday, May 19

[TODAY’S MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR NOW]

10 a.m.

Committee on Health, Hospitals and Human Services

Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, St. Croix

Agenda:

The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony on the following:

 The status of Medical Assistance Program (MAP)

 The status of Federal Grants

 The status of Lease Agreements

 The status of Vocational Rehabilitation Program 

 The status of Breast and Cervical Cancer Program 

 The status of Herbert Grigg Home for The Aged 

 The status of staffing needs

 The status of Youth Rehabilitation Center 

 The status of Energy Crisis Assistance Program (ECAP)

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