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 August 13

Monday, August 13
There will be no committee meetings today.
Tuesday, August 14
9 a.m.
Committee on Finance
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a budget hearing to hear testimony from the following departments and agencies on the Fiscal Year 2019 budget appropriations.
9 a.m. —– Office of Collective Bargaining
11 a.m. — Casino Control Commission
1 p.m. — LUNCH
1:30 p.m. — VI Lottery
2:30 p.m. — Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority
Wednesday, August 15
9 a.m.
Committee on Health, Hospitals and Human Services
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda
The committee has scheduled a meeting to take testimony on the following bills.
BLOCK I
9-10 a.m.
Bill No. 32-0244 – An Act amending Title 27, V.I.C., chapter 1, subchapter VII, section 161, relating to the practice of optometry.
(sponsored by Sen. Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly)
Bill No. 32-0203 – An Act amending Title 17, V.I.C., chapter 3, relating to the permanent closure of public schools.
BLOCK II
10 a.m. to Noon
Bill No. 32-0235 – An Act amending Title 3, V.I.C., chapter 23, section 415, subsection (b), paragraph 2, subparagraph B, relating to the composition of the Board of Dental Examiners to authorize the appointment of a dental therapist to the board.
(sponsored by Sen. Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly)
Bill No. 32-0236 – An Act amending Title 27, V.I.C., chapter 1, subchapter III, relating to the practice of dental therapy in the territory.
Noon to 12:30 p.m. — LUNCH
BLOCK III
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Bill No. 32-0245 — An Act amending Title 19, V.I. C., part II, chapter 15, section 221, to define urgent care facilities and stand-alone facilities and section 223 to except unit care facilities from the requirement of getting a certificate of need and mandating that these entities must accept MAP, Medicare and uninsured patients.
(sponsored by Sen. Kurt A. Vialet and Sen. Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly)
BLOCK IV
2:30- 3:30 p.m.
Bill No. 32-0173 – A Resolution honoring and commending The Family Resource Center for its services to victims and families in the U.S. Virgin Islands throughout the years.
(sponsored by Sen. Janelle K. Sarauw; co-sponsors: Sen. Marvin A. Blyden, Sen. Dwayne M. DeGraff, Sen. Jean A. Forde and Sen. Alicia Hansen)
Thursday, August 16
9 a.m.
Committee on Finance
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 2019 budget appropriations.
9 a.m. —- Elections System Board of Elections
11 a.m. —- Virgin Islands Energy Office
Noon —– LUNCH
12:30 p.m. —- Bureau of Motor Vehicles
2:30 p.m. —- VI Taxicab Commission
Friday, August 17
There will be no committee meetings today.

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