This Week’s Senate Calendar March 25-29

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USVI Legislature Building on St. Thomas

Senate Calendar 33rd Legislature of The Virgin Islands

Monday, March 25
10 a.m.
Committee on Culture and Planning
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee will receive testimony on the status of the upcoming 2019 Virgin Islands Carnival.

Tuesday, March 26
9 a.m.
Committee on Youth, Sports, Parks and Recreation
Earle B. Ottley, Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee will receive testimony and an update on the status of various government agencies as well as non-governmental.
BLOCK I
Gary Molloy, commissioner nominee, Department of Labor, will provide an overall status of funding for summer employment for the youth as well as the allocation of funding awards towards youth apprenticeship and incentive programs.
BLOCK II
Calvert White, acting commissioner of the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation, will provide an overview of the status of the parks as it pertains to repairs and the conditions, as well as the condition of the sports and recreation facilities. Additionally, he will be providing an update on staffing and funding needs.
LUNCH: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
BLOCK III
The testifiers will provide an overall status on horse racing and the race tracks as well as a progress report on the status of any agreements that may have an impact on the horse racing sport.

Wednesday, March 27
9 a.m.
Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee will receive testimony on updates and overviews from the following departments and agencies:
9 a.m. to noon
Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections
Lunch: 30 minutes
12:30 to 3 p.m.
Virgin Islands Port Authority
3-5 p.m.
Virgin Islands Department of Justice

Thursday, March 28
9 a.m.
Committee on Rules and Judiciary
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony and consider the Governor’s nominations to lead the following agencies:
9-11 a.m.
Justa Encarnacion, commissioner nominee, Department of Health
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Positive T. A. Nelson, commissioner nominee, Department of Agriculture
LUNCH: 1-1:30 p.m.
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Jean-Pierre Oriol, commissioner nominee, Department of Planning and Natural Resources

Friday, March 29
9 a.m.
Committee on Rules and Judiciary
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony and consider the Governor’s nominations to lead the following agencies:
9-11 a.m.
Nelson Petty Jr. PE, commissioner nominee, Department of Public Works
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Racquel Berry-Benjamin, commissioner nominee, Department of Education

Original Source: https://stjohnsource.com/2019/03/24/this-weeks-senate-calendar-march-25-29/