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This Week's Senate Calendar

29th Legislature of the Virgin Islands
Senate Calendar Week Beginning May 21
Monday, May 21
10 a.m.
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix
Committee on Planning and Environmental Protection
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony on the following bills:
Bill No. 29-0263 – An Act directing the Virgin Islands Management Authority, or its successor, to utilize an Exposed Geomembrane Solar Cover (EGSC) system during the closure activities at the Bovoni landfill on the island of St. Thomas and the Anguilla landfill on the island of St. Croix
Bill No. 29-0329 – An Act amending Title 12, V.I.C., chapter 9a, subsection 312 © to allow for the transferability of fishing licenses in the Virgin Islands
Bill No. 29-0328 – An Act amending Title 29, V.I.C., chapters 3 and 5, relating to the siting of Wireless Facilities and Wireless Support Structures and for other related purposes
In addition, the committee will receive testimony regarding the environmental impact from the production of construction aggregate in the Hams Bluff, Frederiksted, area on the island of St. Croix.
Tuesday, May 22
9:30 a.m.
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St.Thomas
Committee on Finance
Agenda:
The committee will meet to consider the following Appropriation Transfers and Bills.
1) Request No. 0004A-12, in the amount of $58, 596. by the office of the Adjutant General
2) Request No. 0005-12, in the amount of $2,406,773. by the department of Education
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
Wednesday, May 23
10 a.m.
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix
Committee on Government Operations, Energy and Veterans Affairs
Agenda:
The committee will conduct a meeting to receive testimony on the following bills:
Bill No. 2900243 – An Act amending Title 30, V.I.C., as it relates to the Governing Board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority
Bill No. 29-0260 – An Act amending Title 30 V.I.C., as it relates to “back billing” by the V.I. Water and Power Authority
Bill No. 29-0264 – An Act to amend Title 30, V.I.C., as it relates to disconnection of water and power services
Additionally, the Department of Public Works has been invited to give an update regarding Christiansted Bypass, Estate La Grange Gut in Frederiksted, Estate Ann’s hope Veterans’ Development cemeteries and burial lands for V.I. veterans and use of ARRA funds
Thursday, May 24
No committee meetings will be held.
Friday, May 25
10 a.m.
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix
Committee on Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice
The committee will conduct a meeting to receive testimony n the following bills:
Bill No. 29-0312 – An Act amending Title 14, chapter 33, section 665 of the V.I.C. by including mobile telephones and laptop computers within the definition of dangerous prison contraband
Bill No. 20-0314 – An Act amending Title 14, chapter 33, of the V.I.C. by criminalizing sexual relations by prison or detention facility employees, contractors and vendors with detainees
Bill No. 29-0298 – An Act amending Title 3, chapter 13, of the Virgin Islands Code, by requiring the Bureau of Motor Vehicles to issue V.I. Disabled Person Identification Cards
Bill No. 20-0327 – An Act amending Title 14, V.I.C., chapter 23, section 484, relating to selling or serving alcoholic beverages to minors, employing minors to make or dispense alcoholic beverages and other related matters

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