This Week’s Senate Calendar

Virgin Islands Legislature on St. Thomas
Virgin Islands Legislature on St. Thomas

32nd Legislature of the Virgin Islands

Senate Calendar Week Beginning March 26

Monday, March 26

10 a.m.

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Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety

Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas


The committee will conduct a meeting to consider the following bills:

Bill No. 32 – 0129 – An Act amending Title 14, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 3A, relating to human trafficking to enact the Virgin Islands Uniform Act on Prevention of and Remedies for Human Trafficking and amending Title 5, chapter 303, section 3541, relating to the statute of limitations for prosecuting the crime of human trafficking

Bill No. 32-0127 –  An Act amending Title 14, V.I.C., chapter 60, section 1191 to strengthen the loitering law and increase the sentence for loitering

Tuesday, March 27

No committee meetings will be held.

Wednesday, March 28

10 a.m.

Committee on Rules and Judiciary

Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas


The committee will meet to discuss and consider the following bills:

Block I:

10 a.m. (No invited testifiers for any of the bills)

Bill No. 32-0130 — An Act amending Title 14, V.I.C., adding chapter 123 to enact “The Virgin Islands Criminal Street Gang Prevention Act” and Title 33, chapter 111, adding section 3100w establishing the “Crime & Gang Prevention Fund.”

Block II:

1 p.m.

Bill No. 32-0024 – An Act amending Title 3, V.I.C., chapter 1, section 1, to provide for the position of curator and amending Title 31, V.I.C., to add a chapter 42 establishing the “Preservation of Historic Government Collections Act” and for other purposes

Bill No. 32-0172 – An Act to provide that the Thirty Second Legislature of the Virgin Islands shall commence the 2018 Regular Session of the Legislature on Jan. 22, 2018.

Bill No. 32-0009 – An Act amending Title 29, V.I.C., chapter 12, as it relates to investment requirement for an Economic Development Authority Certificate

Bill No. 32-0030 – An Act amending Title 33, V.I.C., section 2404, limiting increases in the assessed value of real property

Bill No. 32-0168 – An Act amending Title 22, V.I.C., chapter 39, designating current sections 951 through 983, subchapter 1, section 984 as subchapter II, and by adding a subchapter III entitled “The Standard Nonforfeiture Law of 2018 for Life Insurance,” which meets the accreditation in its model laws and updates the insurance laws of the Virgin Islands of the United States placing them on par with other United States jurisdiction thereby affording greater and more effective protection to the policyholders in the Virgin Islands

Bill No. 32-0065 – An Act to appropriate the sum of $500,000.00 to the Economic Development Authority for the purpose of “energy efficient” retrofitting of the Industrial Park on the island of St. Croix                           

Bill No. 32-0178 – A resolution to honor and commend ‘All Hands and Hearts – Smart Response

Thursday, March 29


Friday, March 30


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