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This Week's Senate Calendar

29th Legislature of the Virgin Islands
Senate Calendar Week Beginning March 5
Monday, March 5
No committee meetings are scheduled.
Tuesday, March 6
No committee meetings are scheduled.
Wednesday, March 7
10 a.m.
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Committee on Human Services, Recreation and Sports
The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony and consider the following bills:
Bill No. 29-0246 – An Act amending Title 3, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 24, to allow senior citizens and persons with disabilities to make payments on any government debt at any government department or agency that has a bonded cashier
Bill No. 29-0159 – An Act amending Title 3, V.I.C., chapter 1, to re-establish the Virgin Islands Commission on Aging within the Office of the Governor
Bill No. 29-0108 – An Act authorizing the governor to negotiate for the purchase or exchange of real property on St. Thomas for a car racing track and for other related purposes
Thursday, March 8
10 a.m.
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix
Committee on Rules and Judiciary
The committee has scheduled a meeting to consider the following bills:
Bill No. 29-0215 – An Act to posthumously honor and commend V.I. Police Officer Cuthbert Chapman and to name the Frederiksted Bicycle Substation of the V.I.P.D. in his honor
Bill No. 29 -0279 – An Act to designate the birthday of the Late Governor Juan Francisco Luis as a day of special recognition in the Virgin Islands
Bill No. 29-0284 – A Resolution to proclaim February 3rd of each year as “National Wear Red Day for Women” in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Bill No. 29-0285 – A Resolution to petition the Congress of the United States and the President of the United states to create a 270 million dollar subsidy per year for a period of two years to bring relief to the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Levelized Energy Adjustment Clause, and to issue a grant in the amount of 100 million dollars to the Government of the USVI to create alternative energy solution to the energy crisis thereby providing lower energy costs to the government and its people
Bill No. 29-0290 – An Act amending Title 1, V.I.C., chapter 11 enacting the Purple Heart Day
Bill No. 29-0018 – An Act establishing the “V.I. Criminal Street Gang Prevention Act”
Bill No. 29-0160 – An Act amending Title 17, V.I.C. to enact the Agriculture in the Classroom Act
Bill No. 29-0107 – An Act reenacting Title 3, V.I.C., chapter 1, section 27, establishing the V.I. Commission on Youth
Bill No. 0248 – An Act amending Title 17, V.I.C., chapter 24, to be consistent with the Individuals with Disabilities Act
Bill No. 29-0250 – An Act amending Title 17, V.I.C., chapter 7, to require the Department of Education to end the first semester for public schools in the district of St. Croix prior to the Christmas holiday
Bill No. 29-0164 – An Act amending Title 32, V.I.C., chapter 21, to allow for Casino Gaming at a specified location in the St. Thomas-St. John district (pending committee action)
Bill No. 29-0153 – An Act to establish a free-standing casino within the Christiansted Enterprise Zone (pending committee action)
Friday, March 9
10 a.m.
Legislative Annex, Cruz Bay, St. John
Committee of the Whole
The 29th Legislature will convene in Committee of the Whole to take testimony on Bill No. 29-0236
Bill No. 29-0236 – An Act to establish the Constitution Revision Convention

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