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Senate: Legislative Session

October 12 @ 10:00 am

Legislative Session

Call to Order: Honorable Senate President Myron D. Jackson

Invocation: Reverend Pastor Oral Hazel of the Global Life Church, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Anthems: National and Virgin Islands Anthems

Roll Call: Honorable Senator Jean A. Forde, Legislative Secretary

Committee Reports: Chairpersons of Committees

Consideration of Floor Agenda:
Consideration of Nominations:
Nominees:
Jay T. Watson, member, V.I. Racing Commission, St. Thomas-St. John District
Dr. Laura Palminteri, member, V.I. Racing Commission, St. Thomas-St. John District
Dorothy M. Isaacs, member, V.I. Public Finance Authority Board, St. Thomas-St. John District

Laurel Hewitt-Sewer, member, V.I. Port Authority Board, St. John District
David Lee Silverman, member, V.I. Coastal Zone Management Commission, St. Thomas-St. John District
Ralf Hartwell Boulon Jr., member, V.I. Coastal Zone Management Commission, St. Thomas-St. John District
Subject to the Approval of the Committee on Rules and Judiciary Scheduled for Oct. 11, 2018

Consideration of Zoning Requests:

Report on Petition to Amend Official Zoning Map No. SJZ-1 Application No. ZAJ-17-5 Petition of Jerome Lake (authorized agent) requesting that a use variance be granted to the R-1 (Residential-Low Density) zoned Parcel No. 5-C Estate Adrian, No. 18 Cruz Bay Quarter, St. John.
Proposed Use: Business complex to include supermarket, office space, automotive parts store, gas station, laundromat and restaurant
Report on Petition to Amend Official Zoning Map No. SJZ-7 Application No. ZAJ-18-1
Petition of Daren Marhula (authorized agent, Roosevelt St. C. David) to amend Official Zoning Map No. SJZ-7 from R-2 (Residential-Low Density-One and Two Family) to R-4 Residential – Medium Density) for Parcel Nos. 14C and 14D) Estate Enighed, No. 1 Cruz Bay Quarter, St. John.
Proposed Use: To develop six one-bedroom dwelling units (per Parcel) for long-term, affordable rental

Consideration of Bills:

Bill No. 32-0256 – An Act amending Title 9 of the Virgin Islands Code, adding chapter 25, enacting The Finance Lenders Law
Bill No. 32-0310 – An Act amending Title 9, V.I.C., adding chapter 22 (the Uniform Money Services Act) to grant to the Office of the Lieutenant Governor — Division of Banking, Insurance and Financial Regulation the authority to license authorized delegates, to establish requirements for alien companies seeking to conduct businesses and for other related purposes
Bill No. 32-0248 – An Act amending Title 22, V.I.C., to add a chapter 42, enacting “The Actuarial Opinion and Memorandum Act” to meet the accreditation standards established by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and to provide for greater and more effective protection to the policyholders of the territory
Bill No. 32-0309 – An Act Amending Title 22, V.I.C., chapter 21, by designating the existing sections as subchapter I and by adding a subchapter II entitled “Standard Valuation Act of 2018,” to meet the accreditation standards established by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners in its model laws and to update the insurance laws of the territory placing them on par with other United States jurisdictions to more effectively protect the policyholders of the territory
Bill No. 32-0308 – An Act amending Title 3, V.I.C., chapter 19, adding sections 339, 339a, and 339b, to establish the Division of Festivals within the Department of Tourism, whose function is organizing and executing festivals, and to re-establish the Virgin Islands Cultural Heritage Institute within the Department of Tourism, Title 33, V.I.C., subtitle 3, chapter 111, section 3088, to rename the “Carnival and Festival Committee Revolving Fund” as the “Division of Festivals Revolving Fund,” and Title 3, V.I.C., chapter 22, repealing section 408
Bill No. 32-0230 – An Act amending Title 24, V.I.C., chapter 17, adding subchapter II, to limit employers’ use of criminal records in hiring and other employment practices
Subject to the Approval of the Committee on Rules and Judiciary Scheduled for October 11, 2018

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October 12
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10:00 am
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Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall
St. Thomas, + Google Map
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