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This Week’s Senate Calendar

 31st Legislature of the Virgin Islands
Senate Calendar Week Beginning July 11
Monday, July 11
9 a.m.

Committee on Finance (Budget Hearing)
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a budget hearing to receive testimony from the following departments and agencies on the Fiscal Year 2017 budget appropriations
9 a.m. — Department of Education
Noon — LUNCH
1 p.m. — Virgin Islands Board of Education
3 p.m. — Career & Technical Education Board
Tuesday, July 12
9 a.m.

Committee on Finance (Budget Hearing)
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a budget hearing to receive testimony from the following departments and agencies on the Fiscal Year 2017 budget appropriations
9 a.m. — Office of the Governor: Bureau of Economic Research
Noon — LUNCH
1 p.m. — Department of Agriculture
3 p.m. — V.I. Public Television System (WTJX)
Wednesday, July 13
9 a.m.

Committee on Finance (Budget Hearing)
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a budget hearing to receive testimony from the following departments and agencies on the Fiscal Year 2017 budget appropriations
9 a.m. — Roy L. Schneider Regional Medical Center
Noon — LUNCH
1 p.m. — St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation (STEEMCC)
3 p.m. — V.I. Board of Nurse Licensure

6 p.m.
Committee on Energy and Environmental Protection
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall
Agenda:
The committee will convene to receive testimony on the following:
*General update on the executive operations, plant operations, upgrades, collection of past due accounts and all other aspects of the day to day operation of the Authority;
*the Public Services Commission’s decision to delay the requested base rate increase;
*Moody’s Investor Services bond rating downgrade;
*the potential ramifications of approval/denial of future base rate increase requests;
*the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority, Juan F. Luis Hospital and Roy L. Schneider Hospital’s continued debt to WAPA;
*and steps being taken to address missing payments and to ensure timely payments to WAPA.
Thursday, July 14
9 a.m.

Committee on Finance (Budget Hearing)
Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, St. Croix
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a budget hearing to receive testimony from the following departments and agencies on the Fiscal Year 2017 budget appropriations.
9 a.m. — Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs
Noon — LUNCH
1 p.m. — Office of Collective Bargaining
3 p.m. — Bureau of Mother Vehicles
Friday, July 15
10 a.m.

Committee on Security, Justice and Public Safety
Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, St. Croix
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony on the following bills:
BLOCK I
Bill No. 31-0364
– An Act to amend Title 3, V.I.C., chapter 25, subchapter V, section 559, relating to hazardous duty pay differentials providing for pay differentials for firefighters who work in the Suppression Unit
BLOCK II
Bill No. 31-0381
– An Act amending Title 19, V.I.C., part VI, chapter 62, relating to noise pollution control

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