This Week’s Senate Calendar February 17-21, 2020

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Gov. Juan F. Luis Cardiac Center on St. Croix

Senate Calendar 33rd Legislature of The Virgin Islands

Monday, February 17

HOLIDAY – Presidents’ Day

Tuesday, February 18

10 a.m.

Committee on Finance

Virgin Islands Cardiac Center Juan F. Luis Hospital, St. Croix

Agenda:

The committee has scheduled a meeting to consider the following bills:

BR No. 20-1008 – an Act amending Act No. 8245 by amending appropriations for the Department of Justice during Fiscal Year Oct. 1, 2019 through Sept. 20, 2020 for establishing a white-collar unit (sponsored by Sen Kurt A. Vialet)

BR No. 19-0807 – An Act amending Title 9, chapter 25, and Title 29, chapter 12, of the Virgin Islands Code to clarify hiring requirements for the International Financial Service Entities (sponsored by Sen. Kurt A. Vialet)

BR No. 20-1021 – Lease by and between the Government of the Virgin Islands, acting through its Commissioner of the Department of Property and Procurement and Caledonia Communication Corporation for the premises described as: Building No. 3, Section C, Remainder Matricular 24C Estate Recovery Hill, Company Quarter, St. Croix, United States, Virgin Islands. (sponsored by Sen. Novelle E. Francis Jr.)

Wednesday, February 19

No committee meetings will be held today.

Thursday, February 20

10 a.m.

Committee on Government Operations Consumer Affairs, Energy, Environment and Planning

Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas

Agenda:

The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony, consider the following bills and receive a status update on the Comprehensive Land and Water Use Plan.

BLOCK I

10 a.m.

Bill No. 33-0132 — An Act amending Title 3, chapter 27, section 715, of the Virgin Islands Code to strengthen the Board of the Government Retirement System (GERS) by requiring greater expertise among Board members. (sponsored by Senators Kurt A. Vialet and Janelle K. Sarauw; co-sponsored by Senator Stedmann Hodge Jr.)

Bill No. 33-0250 — An Act amending Title 3, chapter 9, section 134a, subsection (b) of the Virgin Islands Code, relating to the duties of the Department of Public Works, Division of Capital Improvement in administering and coordinating capital improvement projects, to require that a Front End Engineering and Design is completed for each capital improvement project of the various departments and agencies of the Government of the Virgin Islands before the procurement of engineering and construction services. (sponsored by Senators Alicia V. Barnes and Steven D. Payne Sr.)

BLOCK II

1:30 p.m.

Status update on the Comprehensive Land and Water Use Plan.

Friday, February 21

No committee meetings will be held today.

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