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Senate: Legislative Session

August 3, 2021 @ 10:00 am



Akil Petersen, Virgin Islands Historic Preservation Commission

Elizabeth Raven Dumas, Virgin Islands Board of Nurse Licensure

Brittany Dawson APRN CNM, Virgin Islands Board of Nurse Licensure

Dr. Chase Greep DDS, Virgin Islands Board of Dental Examiners

Bosede A. Bruce, MBA, Virgin Islands Department of Finance

Dr. Celia Nurse, Virgin Islands Board of Licensure

Deepak Bansal, CPA, Virgin Islands Board of Public Accountancy

Cherrisse Woods Esq. Virgin Islands Parole Board

Stephen Samuel, PE, Virgin Islands Board of Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors

Consideration of Bills:

Bill No. 34-0004 — An Act amending Title 33, the Virgin Islands Code subtitle 1 part 1, chapter 5, section 91 relating to the payment of fuel taxes to change the time for remittance of tax to the Bureau of Internal Revenue; and for other related purposes

Bill No. 34-0030 — An Act amending Title 4, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 11, section 172 relating to the Virgin Islands Superior Court’s jurisdiction over children to divest the court of jurisdiction over judicial consent for the marriage of a child

Bill No. 34-0031 — An Act amending Title 14, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 24, section 504 relating

to the penalties for child neglect to require the convicted person to attend counseling in addition to imprisonment or fine; and for other related purposes

Bill No. 34-0032 — An Act amending Title 14, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 24, section 505 relating

to child abuse to require a person who abuses a child to seek counseling; and for other related purposes

Bill No. 34-0034 — An Act amending Title 1, Virgin Islands Code by adding chapter 3A enacting the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act, to provide for the management of electronic legal information in a manner that guarantees the trustworthiness of and continuing access to important governmental legal material

Bill No. 34-0037 — An Act amending Title 15, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 3, section 89, subsections (b) and (c) relating to decedents estates and payment of certain debts without administration to increase the aggregate amount that a surviving spouse may receive from debtors upon the death of the creditor and to increase the amount of debt a debtor must pay the survivors of a decedent creditor not less than thirty days after the creditor’s death from not more than $5,000 to not more than $10,000

Bill No. 34-0058 — An Act amending Title 17, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 34 by adding a subchapter III to establish the Virgin Islands Catalyst Fund to provide loans to eligible entities to promote economic resiliency, and to support the retention or creation of jobs, to provide for the University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park Corporation to administer the program and the fund, and to provide criteria for making loans; and making $5,000,000 appropriation the Virgin Islands Catalyst Fund and a $1,000,000 appropriation to the Economic Development Authority Enterprise Zone Program

Bill No. 34-0060 — An Act amending the Virgin Islands Code Title 21, chapters 1, 2, 3A and 4; amending title 29 § 87, 191b, 191j and 945; amending title 33, chapter 7, § 130; and repealing itle 21, chapter 1 § 4; and title 29 chapter 1, § 191f and § 191g to enact The First-Time Homebuyers Program Act; making an appropriation of $4,000,000 from the Internal Revenue Matching Fund to the Homestead and Home Loan Fund; and making a $2,000,000 appropriation from the Internal Revenue Matching Fund to the Department of Public Works to construct The Leonardo “Nardo” Trotman Drive

Bill No. 34-0066 — An Act amending Title 33 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 89 subchapter III, section 2541 to allow the Lt. Governor to collect unpaid property taxes and unpaid public sewer fees from the sale of delinquent taxpayer’s real property

Bill No. 34-0071 — An Act amending Title 28 of the Virgin Islands Code by adding a chapter 36 to enact The Virgin Islands Timeshare Act Bill No. 34-0076 An Act amending title 5, subtitle 1, part 1, chapter 3, to grant seniors and the terminally ill preference in civil actions

Bill No. 34-0077 — An Act amending Act No. 8365, the Fiscal Year 2021 Executive Budget, and Act No. 8348, the Legislature’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget, to restore the 8% reduction in salaries to the employees of the Government of the Virgin Islands and for other related purposes

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August 3, 2021
10:00 am
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Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall
St. Thomas, + Google Map