This Week’s Senate Calendar October 7-11

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Legislature Building on St. Thomas.
Legislature Building on St. Thomas.

33rd Legislature of The Virgin Islands Senate Calendar

Monday, October 7
No meetings will be held today.

Tuesday, October 8
9 a.m.
Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee will receive testimony on the following bills:
Bill No. 33-0150: An Act posthumously honoring and commending Manassah Francis for his significant entrepreneurship and service to the people of the Virgin Islands (Sponsored by Sen. Marvin A. Blyden)
10:30 a.m. to Noon
Bill No. 33-0113 — A Resolution to posthumously honor and commend Lee “Lee Vee” Vanterpool, a native son, for contributions to the Virgin Islands community as a consummate media professional and mentor as well as his contribution of time and professional skills to numerous nonprofit organizations and events that have benefitted the Virgin Islands community. (Sponsored by Sen. Athneil “Bobby” Thomas and Sen. Donna Frett-Gregory)
LUNCH — 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
1:30—3:15 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0117 — An Act amending Title 1, chapter 11 of the Virgin Islands Code by adding a new section 200k, establishing Virgin Islands Flag Day. (Sponsored by Senator Kurt A. Vialet Jr.)
The committee will receive an update on the Vendors Plaza transfer and proposed improvements.
3:15 — 5 p.m.
The committee will receive an update on the Main Street Revitalization Project and Veterans Drive Highway Project.

Wednesday, October 9
9 a.m.
Committee on Education and Workforce Development
Earle B. Ottley, Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The committee will consider the following bills and review updates from the Department of Labor.
BLOCK I
9 a.m. to Noon
Bill No. 33-0019 — An Act amending Title 17, chapter 7, section 61a of the Virgin Islands Code regarding the school year. (Proposed by Sen. Janelle K. Sarauw)
Bill. No. 33-0102 – An Act amending Title 17, chapter 15, section 190u of the Virgin Islands Code by including graduates of the Adult Education Center among those eligible to receive scholarship as valedictorian and salutatorian. (Proposed by Sen. Allison L DeGazon)
Bill No. 33-0131 – An Act amending Title 17, chapter 5 of the Virgin Islands Code by inserting a new section 41g, requiring the completion of a minimum of 10 community service hours at a senior center or home for the aged for graduation from a public high school. (Proposed by Sen. Javan E. James Sr.)
BLOCK II
1-5 p.m.
The committee will receive updates on the following:
• Dislocated Workers in the territory as a result of Hurricanes Irma and Maria
• The Virgin Islands Unemployment Insurance Programs
• VIDOL audits (programmatic and single)
• Audit of the process to ensure locals are being interviewed and hire

Thursday, October 10
9 a.m.
Committee on Rules and Judiciary
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda to follow:

Friday, October 11
10 a.m.
Committee of the Whole
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda:
The Thirty-Third Legislature will convene in a Committee of the Whole Hearing to receive testimony from the Virgin Islands Office of Disaster Recovery.

Original Source: https://stjohnsource.com/2019/10/07/this-weeks-senate-calendar-october-7-11/