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Senate: Culture, Historic Preservation, Aging
September 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am
The committee will receive testimony on the following:
9 – 10:30 a.m.
The impact of COVID-19 on government-owned and private nursing home facilities in the territory.
10:30 a.m. to noon
Bill No. 33-0367 — An Act amending Title 3, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 1, section 27f, to change the composition of the Commission on Aging and its duties, and for other related purposes (Sponsored by Senator Myron D. Jackson)
Lunch Noon to 1 p.m.
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0364 — Act amending Title 1, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 7, by inserting section 111 relating to the recognition of indigenous Indian tribes as official Indian tribes of the Virgin Islands, and Title 3, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 14 by inserting section 234 creating the Virgin Islands Indigenous Indian Tribe Identification Card (Sponsored by Senator Myron D. Jackson)
2:30 – 4 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0369 — An Act authorizing the removal of the copper bust of King Christian IX from the Emancipation Garden and replacing it with the statue of “the Conch Shell Blower” statue and appropriating $20,000 from the St. Thomas Capital Improvement Fund for the removal and replacement of the bust (Sponsored by Senator Myron D. Jackson)
4 — 5:30 p.m. – Resolutions
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 Senator Marvin A. Blyden)
Bill No. 33-0233 — A Resolution honoring and commending Mr. Randolph “Junior” Donovan and Mr. Kashief “DJ General Kuntry” Hamilton for their heroism in saving the life of a cruise passenger at the West Indian Company Dock (Sponsored by Senator Athneil “Bobby” Thomas)
Bill No. 33-0285 — An Act honoring and commending Noel “Breeze” Boynes Sr. for his service to his community of St. John and naming the car ferry dock on St. Thomas “The Noel “Breeze” Boynes Sr. Car Ferry Dock” in his honor (Sponsored by Senator Steven D. Payne Sr.)