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Senate: Rules and Judiciary
August 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am
The committee will receive testimony and consider the following nominations and bills.
9 a.m. to Noon
Trevor A. Velinor, commissioner nominee, Virgin Islands Police Department
Noon to 12:30 — LUNCH
12:30 — 1 p.m.
Christopher Finch, nominee, V.I. Government Hospitals and Health Facilities Corporation, District of St. Croix
Bill No. 33-0036 — An Act amending Title 7, chapter 1, subchapter I, section 2 of the Virgin Islands Code (V.I.C.) by including horses in the definition of livestock. (Sponsored by Sen. Allison L. DeGazon)
Bill No. 33-0085 — An Act amending Title 2, chapter 9, section 154, subsection (a) of V.I.C., by increasing the number of days for the appointment of members to the Legislative Youth Advisory Council. (Sponsored by Sen. Steven D. Payne Sr.; cosponsored by Sen. Javan E. James, Sr.)
Bill No. 33-0080 — An Act amending Title 2, chapter 9, section 154, subsection (b) of the V.I.C., regarding the expiration of the appointment of members to the Legislative Youth Advisory Council (Sponsored by Sen. Steven D. Payne Sr. and Sen. Javan E. James Sr.)
Bill No. 33-0061 — An Act amending Title 29, chapter 12, section 706 of the V.I.C., relating to the powers of the Economic Development Commission (EDC), sections 713a and 713b, relating to take reduction benefits for EDC beneficiaries, and Title 29, chapter 23-1308 relating to the Hotel Development Trust Fund. (sponsored by Sen. Kurt A. Vialet)
Bill No. 33-0098 — An Act amending Title 12A of V.I.C., by adding a new chapter 8 requiring that businesses offer at least two payment options to their customers, and matters related thereto. (Sponsored by Sen. Kurt A. Vialet and Sen. Donna Frett-Gregory)
Bill No. 33-0104 — An Act amending the Hotel Development Act, Title 29, chapter 23 of the V.I.C., by making technical amendments to sections 1302 through 1309 and inserting new sections 1312, 1313, 1314 and 1317, regarding the Economic Recovery Fee and matters related thereto. (Sponsored by Sen. Kurt A. Vialet; cosponsored by Sen. Athneil “Bobby” Thomas)