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This Week’s Senate Calendar

28th Legislature of the Virgin Islands – Week Beginning August 9

Monday, August 9
9 a.m.
Committee on Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix
Agenda:
The committee will meet to consider the following bills:
Bill No. 28-0243 – An Act to amend Title 16 V.I.C., chapter 201, to clarify the powers of the Family Division of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, and Title 14 V.I.C., chapter 23, to clarify and establish the duty of persons responsible for the care of minors relating to potential criminal penalties for a breach of such duty.
Bill No. 28-0242 – An Act amending Title 20 V.I.C. to enact the “Commercial Vehicle Inspection Act of 2010”
Bill No. 28-0238 – An Act amending Title 23 V.I.C., chapter 5, section 476a to facilitate the transfer of firearms from a state to the territory of the Virgin Islands by having the acquired firearm mailed to a federally licensed firearms dealer within the Virgin Islands
Bill No. 28-0246 – An Act amending Title 9, V.I.C., chapter 15, subchapter 11, section 222, to require pawnbrokers who deal in gold for cash transactions to install video recording devices
Tuesday, August 10
2 p.m.
Committee on Planning and Environmental Protection
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee hearing will investigate emissions complaints regarding the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority and alleged discharges at the Marriott’s Frenchmen’s Reef Hotel
Wednesday, August 11
9 a.m.
Committee on Appropriations and Budget
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled budget hearings with the various departments and agencies to receive testimony on the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget allotment
9 a.m. – Schneider Regional Medical Center
Noon – Lunch
1 p.m. – Virgin Islands Public Services Commission
3 p.m.
Bill No. 28-0263 – An Act amending Act 7103 relating to appropriations to the Department of Health and OMB for the Third Party Fiduciary; amending Act 7064 relating to authorization for the governor to borrow monies from the public funds and to enter into financial instruments to offset cash flow problems; amending Act 6984 relating to the Public Finance Authority’s mandate to issue a request for proposals for a letter of credit from a lending institution; and providing for an appropriation for negotiated salary increases for the LESU, USW-Enforcement officers, and SIU-Correction officers.
Thursday, August 12
9 a.m.
Committee on Appropriations and Budget
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled budget hearings with the various departments and agencies to receive testimony on the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget allotment
9 a.m. – Virgin Islands Department of Education
Noon – Lunch
1 p.m. – V.I. Department of Health
Friday, August 13
No committee meetings are scheduled.
This Week’s Senate Calendar
28th Legislature of the Virgin Islands – Week Beginning August 16
Monday, August 16
9 a.m.
Committee on Appropriations and Budget
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee will meet to consider the following lease agreement and bill:
Lease Agreement between the Government of the Virgin Islands and O’Connor Rentals Inc. for use of a portion of Parcel No. 300-L (consisting of approximately 2,499 square feet) in Cruz Bay Town, St. John, V.I. to be used for the sole purpose of operation a car/jeep rental business
Bill No. 28-0225 – An Act appropriating $4,000,000 in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2011, and yearly thereafter for ten years to cover contributions to be made by the Government of the Virgin Islands for the 4,000 employees who were not covered
6 p.m.
Committee of the Whole
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The 28th Legislature will convene in the Committee of the Whole to receive testimony on the following:
Bill No. 28-0206 – A bill approving the proposed sale of the Government Real Property at Plot “X” Company Street, Company Quarters, St. Croix
To hear a presentation from William Strickland Jr. of the Bidwell Training Center in Pittsburgh on educational training options for at-risk students
Tuesday, August 17
9 a.m.
Committee on Appropriations and Budget
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a budget hearing to receive testimony from the various departments and agencies concerning their 2011 Budget allotment
9 a.m. – East End Medical Center
Noon – Lunch
1 p.m. – Office of Collective Bargaining
3 p.m. – V.I. Water and Power Authority
Wednesday, August 18
9 a.m.
Committee on Appropriations and Budget
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled budget hearings with the various departments and agencies to receive testimony on the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget allotment
9 a.m. – Department of Agriculture
Noon – Lunch
1 p.m. – West Indies Company Limited (WICO)
3 p.m. – V.I. Public Finance Authority
Thursday, August 19
9 a.m.
Committee on Appropriations and Budget
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled budget hearings with the various departments and agencies to receive testimony on the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget allotment
9 a.m. – Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority
Noon – Lunch
1 p.m. – V.I. Department of Labor
3 p.m. – Virgin Islands Olympic Committee
Friday, August 20
9 a.m.
Committee on Appropriations and Budget
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled budget hearings with the various departments and agencies to receive testimony on the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget allotment
9 a.m. – Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority
Noon – Lunch
1 p.m. – V.I. Lottery
3 p.m. – Virgin Islands Fire Service
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