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Senate: Health, Hospitals, Human Services
August 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am
The committee will conduct a hearing to receive testimony on the following bills:
Bill No. 33-0118 – An Act amending Title 19, part IV, chapter 53, subchapter 1, V.I.C., by adding a new section 1441 requiring that all restaurants list major food allergens on their menu or menu board. (Proposed by Sen. Alicia V. Barnes)
Bill No. 33-0051 – An Act amending Title 19, part II, chapter 16, section 243, subsection (g), V.I.C., relating to the composition of the hospitals governing boards. (Proposed by Sen. Stedman Hodge Jr.)
Bill No. 33-0077 – An Act amending Title 34, chapter 15, V.I.C., by deleting section 470 and amending Title 34 by adding a new chapter 15A relating to the financial exploitation of elderly persons or dependent adults (Proposed by Sen. Allison L. DeGazon)
Committee on Education and Workforce
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony on the following:
Updates on school readiness for the 2019/2020 school year to include summer maintenance status, classroom coverage, the status of student data, the Virgin Islands Visual Information System (VIVS), and the status of federal grants expiring on Sept. 30, 2019.