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This Week’s Senate Calendar

31st Legislature of the Virgin Islands
Senate Calendar Week Beginning May 23
Monday, May 23
10 a.m
African Liberation Day Ceremony and Activities
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall and Grounds
The 31st Legislature of the Virgin Islands will host the African Liberation Day Ceremony and Activities
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
An update on the official V.I. Delegation to Cuba for the 2016 Festival de Caribe
2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
An update on the Youth Summer Program, Sports Facilities, the V.I. Sports Policy, Sports Tourism Funding, and the Virgin Islands participation in the 2016 Olympic Games
Tuesday, May 24
10 a.m.

Senior Citizens Mock Session
Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, St. Croix
The 31st Legislature will host its Annual Senior Citizen Mock Session at the call of Senate President Neville A. James.
6 p.m.
Committee on Health, Hospitals and Human Services
Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative ConferenceRoom, St. Croix
The committee has scheduled an exigency hearing to receive testimony on the recent developments at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center regarding the Hospital Board of Directors’ decision as it pertains to personnel and the leadership in the various Chief Officer positions as well as a status update by the Chief Financial Officer
Wednesday, May 25
6 p.m.

Committee of the Whole
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
The 31st Legislature will convene in a Committee of the Whole to receive testimony and discuss the following bill:
Bill No. 31-0332 – An Act granting an exclusive franchise to Transportation Services of St. John and Varlack Ventures Inc. to operate all public marine transportation between the Urma, Victor Fredericks Marine Terminal Red Hook, St. Thomas, and the Loredon Boynes Dock, Cruz Bay, St. John, and between Charlotte Amalie and Cruz Bay
Thursday, May 26
9:30 a.m.

Committee on Rules and Judiciary
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony on the following nominations and bill:
Renee Gumbs Carty, Esq., judge nominee, Superior Court of the Virgin Islands
Stephen A. Reames, member nominee, V.I. Banking Board
Bill No. 31-0255 – An Act Amending Titles 3, 4, 5, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 23 and 33, V.I.C., relating to the reorganization of the judicial system and for other related purposes
Friday, May 27
No committee meetings will be held today.

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