This Week’s Senate Calendar July 8 – 12

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

33rd Legislature of the Virgin Islands Senate Calendar
Monday, July 8
9 a.m.
Committee on Health, Hospitals and Human Services
Bernie and Martha Benjamin Conference Center
Agenda:
The committee will receive testimony from the V.I. Department of Health (DOH).
9 a.m. to Noon
Justa Encarnacion, commissioner, Virgin Islands Department of Health

Behavioral Health Services, Vital Records and Statistics – Electronic Verification of Vital Events (EVVE) and State and Territorial Exchange of Vital Events Electronic Records (STEVE), Maternal Child Health Program (MCH), Clinics, Hurricane Cooperative Agreement (CoAg), Mental Health Disaster Assistance and Emergency Mental Health Services, Federal Grants, Electronic Health Record EHR System, Territorial Health Information Exchange (HIE), Territorial Health Plan, Environmental Health Services, Territorial Public Health Laboratory (TPHL) and the Affordable Care Act (ACT).
Noon to 1 p.m. — LUNCH
1-3 p.m.
Committee members will continue receiving testimony from Commissioner Encarnacion and her staff

Tuesday, July 9
9 a.m.
Committee on Finance
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee will receive testimony on the proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Executive Budget for the Government of the Virgin Islands.
9 a.m. — Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation
Noon – LUNCH
1 p.m. – Bureau of Internal Revenue
3 p.m. – Virgin Islands Olympic Committee

Wednesday, July 10
9 a.m.
Committee on Homeland Security, Justice, Public Safety and Veterans Affairs
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee will meet to consider the following bills:
BLOCK I
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0040 – An Act amending Title 20, part II, chapter 41, section 466, subsection (b) of the Virgin Islands Code, to require each passenger in the rear seat of a vehicle to wear a safety belt. (proposed by Senator Steven D. Payne Sr.)
Bill No. 33-0011 – An Act amending Title 14, V.I.C., chapter 60, section 1191, relating to strengthening the loitering law and increasing the penalty for loitering (proposed by Senator Novelle E. Francis Jr.)
1-2 p.m. – RECESS
BLOCK II
2-4:30 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0026 – An Act amending Title 3, chapter 15, section 258 of the V.I.C., by permitting the employment of off-duty officers to provide security for authorized business. (proposed by Senator Janelle K. Sarauw)

Thursday, July 11
9 a.m.
Committee on Rules and Judiciary
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee will meet to consider nominations.
BLOCK I
9 a.m. to Noon
Kimberley Causey-Gomez, nominee for commissioner of the Department of Human Services (DHS)
Noon to 12:30 p.m. — LUNCH
BLOCK II
12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Raymond J. Williams, nominee for director of Virgin Islands Lottery
BLOCK III
2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Col. Kodjo Knox-Limbacker, nominee for adjutant general, Virgin Islands National Guard (VING)
BLOCK IV
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Calvert White, commissioner nominee of Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (DSPR)

Friday, July 12
10 a.m.
Committee on Economic Development, Regulations and Agriculture
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee will meet to consider the following bills:
BLOCK I
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0036 — An Act amending Title 7, chapter 1, subchapter I, section 2 of the V.I.C., by including horses in the definition of livestock. (proposed by Senator Allison L. DeGazon)
Bill No. 33-0065 — An Act requiring the Department of Agriculture to establish and implement a Well Drilling Unit Program. (proposed by Senator Allison L. DeGazon)
1-2 p.m. – LUNCH
BLOCK II
2-4 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0054 — An Act amending Title 11, V.I.C., chapter 23 pertaining to Small Business Development. (proposed by Senator Myron D. Jackson)

Original Source: https://stjohnsource.com/2019/07/07/this-weeks-senate-calendar-july-8-12/