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This Week’s Senate Calendar

32nd Senate Calendar Legislature of the Virgin Islands 

Senate Calendar Week Beginning July 10

Monday, July 10

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10 a.m.

Committee on Housing, Public Works, Waste Management and Planning

Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, St. Croix

Agenda:

The committee has scheduled a meeting to consider CZM permits for the St. Croix and to receive updates from the Department of Public Works.

Block I

Carden Beach Recreation Association Inc. (CZX-2-16W) This permit allows the permittee to replace the wooden decking on the 120-foot long by 8-foot wide approach bridge that has a 110-foot long by 9-foot wide “T” head dock. The permittee will also remove the uncolonized debris and piles from the previously installed boat lift.  The permittee is to replace the decking and to span the area with the missing pile cap utilizing aluminum beams. This project is located offshore of Plot No. 21 Estate Coakley Bay, East End “B” Quarter., St. Croix, U. S. Virgin Islands.

AT&T of the Virgin Islands (CZX-31-16W) — This permit allows for the continued use and occupancy of five (5), 5.75” OD cable conduits at a water depth of 45’ on the ocean floor. The occupied area is located seaward of Plot No. 4-A Estate Northside, St. Croix.

Block II

To receive updates on road projects and other matters from the Department of Public Works

Tuesday, July 11

***TODAY’S COMMITTEE MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED***

9 a.m.

Committee on Government Affairs, Veterans, Energy and Environmental Protection

Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, St. Croix

Agenda:

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

Bill No. 32-0105 – A Resolution petitioning the United States Congress to offer full care medical services in the Virgin Islands for veterans living in the Virgin Islands.

Bill No. 32-0107 – An Act authorizing the Department of Property and Procurement to conduct feasibility and cost studies on the sale of government owned properties to raise revenues for the Government of the Virgin Islands.

Wednesday, July 12

9 a.m.

Committee on Government Affairs, Veterans, Energy and Environmental Protection

Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, St. Croix

Agenda:

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

Bill No. 32-0011 – An Act amending Title 19 Virgin Islands Code, part VI, chapter 62, relating to noise pollution control.

Thursday, July 13

10 a.m.

Committee on Rules and the Judiciary

Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, St. Croix

Agenda:

The committee will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on the nomination and to consider the following bills:

Block I

10 a.m.

Nominee: Annie Day Henry, member, Public Employees Relations Board

Block II:

11:45 a.m.

Bill No. 32-0010 – An Act amending Title 13. Virgin Islands Code, chapter 5, section 531, relating to the rate and computation of franchise taxes”

Bill No. 32-0099 – A Resolution honoring and commending Nels Hawkinson for founding the Paradise Jam in the Virgin Islands and exposing the territory to millions of Americans throughout the United States and the Caribbean

Lunch:  1:30 – 2 p.m.

Block III:  2 p.m.

Bill No. 32-0092 – An Act amending Title 32, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 11, relating to the establishment of a single Horse Racing Commission

Bill No. 32-0093- An Act amending Title 32, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 11, relating to horse racing adding sections 221-229 to provide for anti-doping in the horse racing industry in the Virgin Islands and to amend certain sections of Title 32, V.I.C., chapter 21, Article XVI, regarding the allocation of funds received from the Racino tax

Friday, July 14

10 a.m.

Legislative Session

Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas

Call to Order: Honorable Senate President Myron D. Jackson

Invocation

Anthems: National Anthem and Virgin Islands March

Roll Call: Sen. Jean A. Forde. legislative secretary

Pursuant to the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands, the 32nd Legislature will convene in regular session to judge the credentials of Senator-elect, Janelle K. Sarauw if confirmed and to administer the Oath of Office upon her and to seat her as a member of the 32nd Legislature of the Virgin Islands. Senator-elect Janelle K. Sarauw shall present her credentials to the Secretary of the Legislature for consideration by the body.

1 p.m.

Committee on Education, Youth and Recreation

Earl B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas

Agenda: THIS COMMITTEE MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The committee will conduct a hearing to receive testimony and consider the following bills:

Bill No. 32-0006 — An Act amending Title 17, V.I.C., chapter 5, section 41 to add marine biology as a mandatory course in the Virgin Islands school curriculum

Bill No. 32-0014 — An Act amending Title 17, V.I.C., chapter 9, section 86, relating to school attendance, absenteeism and parental responsibility

Bill No. 32-0029—An Act providing for the implementation of single-gender instruction in the Virgin Islands public schools

Bill No. 32-0072—An Act to require that CPR training be implemented as a mandatory course in the Virgin Islands Public School System

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