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This Week's Senate Calendar

29th Legislature of the Virgin Islands
Senate Calendar Week Beginning April 16
Monday, April 16
9:30 a.m.
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix
Committee on Finance
Agenda:
The committee will meet to consider the following bills:
Bill No. 29-0300 – An Act requiring the Department of Finance and the Department of Property and Procurement to conduct an audit of all government voice, data and Internet connectivity contracts and accounts
Bill No. 29-0282 – An Act repealing Section 7 of Act No. 7241 (/Bill No. 29-0314) and amending Title 33, subtitle 1, part 1, chapter 7, section 130, of the Virgin Islands Code by designating the portion of the stamp tax proceeds allocated to the V.I. Housing Finance Authority for the development and construction of homes in Estate Bona Esperanza, St. Croix
6 p.m.
Committee on Human Services, Recreation and Sports
Agenda:
Bill No. 29-0307 – An Act authorizing (A) the Governor of the Virgin Islands and the Commissioner of the V.I. Department of Property and Procurement to develop in Frederiksted, St. Croix, by executing contracts for the design, construction, financing, and management of a comprehensive sports complex to consist of a baseball stadium, an aquatic stadium and a tennis/beach volleyball stadium (the “Comprehensive Sports Complex”) and (B) the issuances of bonds, notes or other indebtedness of the Government of the Virgin Islands and/or the V.I. Public Finance Authority for the purpose of providing funds to finance the Government’s contribution to the development of the Comprehensive Sports Complex, (ii) pay capitalized interest on the Series 2012 A Bonds during construction of the project, (III) fund any necessary reserves in connetion there with and (IV) pay costs of issuance of the Series 2012 A Bonds and Series A Loan Notes, including costs of bond issuance or liquidity facility costs, if any, and to amend Act No. 7276, section 8 and Act No. 7101, section 14, and for other purposes
Tuesday, April 17
10 a.m.
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Committee on Rules and Judiciary
Agenda:
The committee will meet to consider the following bills:
Bill No. 29-0278 – An Act amending Title 18, V.I.C., to allow for paper ballot inclusion under the election laws of the United States
Bill No. 29-0305 – An Act to change the date of primary elections to be in compliance with the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act
Bill No. 29-0319 – A Resolution to recognize and honor Joseph “:Joemeat” Sprauve for his outstanding service contribution to the people of the United States Virgin Islands
Bill No. 29-0300 – An Act requiring the Department of Finance and the Department of Property and Procurement to conduct an audit of all government voice, data and Internet connectivity contracts and accounts (subject to the approval of the Committee on Finance)
Bill No. 29-0282 – An Act repealing Section 7 of Act No. 7241 (Bill No. 29-0314) and amending Title 33, subtitle 1, part 1, chapter 7, section 130, of the Virgin Islands Code by designating the portion of the stamp tax proceeds allocated to the V.I. Housing Finance Authority for the development and construction of homes in Estate Bona Esperanza, St. Croix (subject to the approval of the Committee on Finance)
Bill No. 29-0307 – An Act authorizing (A) the Governor of the Virgin Islands and the Commissioner of the V.I. Department of Property and Procurement to develop in Frederiksted, St. Croix, by executing contracts for the design, construction, financing, and management of a comprehensive sports complex to consist of a baseball stadium, an aquatic stadium and a tennis/beach volleyball stadium (the “Comprehensive Sports Complex”) and (B) the issuances of bonds, notes or other indebtedness of the Government of the Virgin Islands and/or the V.I. Public Finance Authority for the purpose of providing funds to finance the Government’s contribution to the development of the Comprehensive Sports Complex, (ii) pay capitalized interest on the Series 2012 A Bonds during construction of the project, (iii) fund any necessary reserves in connection there with and (iv) pay costs of issuance of the Series 2012 A Bonds and Series A Loan Notes, including costs of bond issuance or liquidity facility costs, if any, and to amend Act No. 7276, section 8 and Act No. 7101, section 14, and for other purposes (subject to the approval of the Committee on Human Services, Sports and Recreation)
Wednesday, April 18
No committee meetings will be held.
Thursday, April 19
10 a.m.
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Legislative Session
Agenda:
Consideration of Floor Agenda
Consideration of nominations:
Richard John Doumeng: Virgin Islands Taxicab Commission
Consideration of Resolutions:
Bill No. 29-0284 – A Resolution to proclaim February 3 of each year as “National Wear Red Day for Women” in the USVI
Bill No. 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 USVI 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. 29-0301 – A Resolution to establish parameters for the Hovensa closure
Consideration of Coastal Zone Permit
Bill No. 29-0313 – An Act ratifying the Governor’s approval of Coastal Zone Permiet CZJ-26-10W issued to Barbara J. Harris and Gregory and Maxine Wetanson for the continued use and occupancy of an existing 65’10” ‘L’ shaped pier with gazebo and 576 ft. of water area at Parcel No. 4-A Estate Chocolate Hole, St. John, V.I.
Consideration of Bills
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. 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
Bill No. 29-0159 – An Act amending Title 3, chapter 1, V.I.C., to re-establish the V.I> Commission on Aging within the Office of the Governor
Bill No. 29-0160 – An Act amending Title 17, V.I.C., to enact the Agriculture in the Classroom Act
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. Police Department in his honor
Bill No. 29-0248 – An Act amending Title 17, chapter 7, V.I.C., chapter 24, to be consistent with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Bill No. 29-0250 – An Act amending Title 17 V.I.C., to require the Department of Education to end the first semester for public schools in the district of St. Croix prior to Christmas holiday
Bill No. 29-0277 – An Act to amend Title 21, chapter 1, section 9(a) of the V.I.C., by increasing the V.I. Housing Finance Authority’s maximum home loan amount from $125,000 to $220,000
Bill No. 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. 29-0290 – An Act amending Title 1, V.I.C., chapter 11, enacting the Purple Heart Day
Bill No. 29-0201 – An Act authorizing the Governor to establish an agreement or partnership with any entity to build a technical school on St. Thomas
Bill No. 29-0304 – An Act amending Title 33, V.I.C., chapter 5, relating to the imposition of tax
Bill No. 29-0318 – An Act ratifying the amendment to the Oct. 6, 2009, agreement between Cruzan VIRIL Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bearn Global Spirits and Wine Inc, and the Government of the V.I., dated March 22, 2012, which modifies the Support Level for Cruzan VIRIL Ltd.’s Rum’s Bulk Rum Sales from 18 percent to 25 percent (subject to the Committee of the Whole Hearing)
The Bills listed below are subject to the approval of the Committee on Rules and Judiciary
Bill No. 29-0278 – An Act amending Title 18, V.I.C., to allow for paper ballot inclusion under the election laws of the United States
Bill No. 29-0305 – An Act to change the date of primary elections to be in compliance with the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act
Bill No. 29-0319 – A Resolution to recognize and honor Joseph “:Joemeat” Sprauve for his outstanding service contribution to the people of the United States Virgin Islands
Bill No. 29-0300 – An Act requiring the Department of Finance and the Department of Property and Procurement to conduct an audit of all government voice, data and Internet connectivity contracts and accounts
Bill No. 29-0282 – An Act repealing Section 7 of Act No. 7241 (/Bill No. 29-0314) and amending Title 33, subtitle 1, part 1, chapter 7, section 130, of the Virgin Islands Code by designating the portion of the stamp tax proceeds allocated to the V.I. Housing Finance Authority for the development and construction of homes in Estate Bona Esperanza, St. Croix
Bill No. 29-0307 – An Act authorizing (A) the Governor of the Virgin Islands and the Commissioner of the V.I. Department of Property and Procurement to develop in Frederiksted, St. Croix, by executing contracts for the design, construction, financing, and management of a comprehensive sports complex to consist of a baseball stadium, an aquatic stadium and a tennis/beach volleyball stadium (the “Comprehensive Sports Complex”) and (B) the issuances of bonds, notes or other indebtedness of the Government of the Virgin Islands and/or the V.I. Public Finance Authority for the purpose of providing funds to finance the Government’s contribution to the development of the Comprehensive Sports Complex, (ii) pay capitalized interest on the Series 2012 A Bonds during construction of the project, (iii) fund any necessary reserves in connection there with and (iv) pay costs of issuance of the Series 2012 A Bonds and Series A Loan Notes, including costs of bond issuance or liquidity facility costs, if any, and to amend Act No. 7276, section 8 and Act No. 7101, section 14, and for other purposes
Friday, April 20
10 a.m.
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Continuation of Legislative Session

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