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This Week’s Senate Calendar

32nd Legislature of the Virgin Islands

Senate Calendar Week Beginning June 19

Monday, June 26

No committee meetings will be held today.

Tuesday, June 27

10 a.m.                                                              

Legislative Session

Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas

Call to Order: Senate President Myron D. Jackson


Anthem: National Anthem and Virgin Islands March

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

Pursuant to Section 6 (g) of the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands, the 32nd Legislature will convene in Regular Session to judge the qualifications of Senator-elect Kevin A. Rodriquez to serve in the 32nd Legislature of the Virgin Islands.

The Legislature will rise into the Committee of the Whole to allow Senator-elect Kevin A. Rodriquez and his witnesses to present his credentials and evidence of his qualifications. The committee will also take testimony from the following witnesses:

  • Claude E. Walker Esq. – Attorney General of the Virgin Islands
  • Barbara McIntosh – Chair of the Joint Board of Elections
  • Caroline F. Fawkes – Supervisor of Elections
  • Ivy Moses
  • Bridgette Berry
  • Janelle K. Sarauw

Wednesday, June 28

10 a.m.

Committee: Legislative Session continues

Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas


Eldondane Francis, member of V.I. Taxi Cab Commission



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

Bill No. 32-0042 – An Act repealing Title 22, V.I.C., section 1251 (a) and adding chapter 14, entitled “The Virgin Islands Insurance holding Company System Regulatory Act” to meet the accreditation standards established by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and update the insurance laws of the territory placing them on a par with other United States jurisdictions, and providing greater and more effective protection to the policyholders of the territory.

Bill No. 32-0066 – An Act making an appropriation from the Anti-Litter and Beautification Fund to the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority for the purchase of surveillance cameras to be installed at selected bin sites

Bill No. 32-0084 – An Act amending Title 19, V.I.C., chapter 31, section 723, relating to extending the time a person may be detained involuntary for mental health treatment

Bill No. 32-0085 – An Act amending Title 19, V.I.C., chapter 31, section 722, relating to mental health emergency commitments by extending the time a person may be detained for treatment

Bill No. 32-0111 – An Act to amend Title 1, V.I.C., chapter 11 to establish September as Virgin Islands Prostate Cancer Awareness

Thursday, June 29

No committee meetings will be held today.

Friday, June 30

No committee meetings will be held today.

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