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Legislative Calendar Weekending 092509

  1. 1.         Monday, Septem mber 21, 2 2009 Commit ttee: No committe meeting scheduled N ee RESERVED FOR CON R D NSTITUENT MEETING AND OFFICE WO T GS ORK _______ _________ __________ __________ _________ __________ _ Tuesday, Septem mber 22, 2 2009 Time: 10:00 AM Commit ttee: IN SERVICE TRAINING G n RESERVED FOR CON R D NSTITUENT MEETING AND OFFICE WO T GS ORK _______ _________ __________ __________ _________ __________ _________ _________ Wedne esday, September 2 2009 23, Time: 9:0 AM 00 Commit ttee: Pu ublic Safety, Homeland Security a Justice d and Location: Fritz E. Lawa aetz Legisla ative Confer rence Room St. Croix m, x Agenda Bill No. 28-0082 – An Act amending tile 5 V.I.C., ch hapter 305,to expand t status the of Peace Officers within the Territory e w Bill No.2 28-0044 – An Act ame A ending 34 V V.I.C., enac cting the “M Minor Identif fication and Prottection Act” and for ot ”, ther purpos ses 12:00 LU UNCH 2:00 pm m Bill No. 28-0094 – An Act amending title 23 V.I.C., chapter 3, section 429 to e 9, prohibit the discharrging or passsengers by buses or vehicles ac y cting as pub blic transporrtation carriers other th at desig han gnated bus stops. s 1   
  2. 2. Bill No. 28-0141 - An Act amending title 20 V.I.C., chapter 43, to establish a prohibition against text-based communication while driving a motor vehicle in the Virgin Islands ________________________________________________________________ Thursday, September 24, 2009 Time: 9:00 AM Committee: Rules and Judiciary Location: Fritz Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix Agenda The Committee on Rules and Judiciary has scheduled committee meeting to discuss the following Bills: Bill No. 28-0038 - An Act authorizing the Governor of the Virgin Islands to negotiate for the return of Parcels Nos. 2, 14 and 24 Estate Lower John Dunkoe, Nos. 3B and 3C Little Northside Quarter, St. Thomas Virgin Islands, and Parcel Nos. 23-1, 114, 115, 117A and Remainder of Parcel No. 116 Estate Contant No. 7B Southside Quarter, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands formerly known as the Virgin Islands Hotel to be used for the development of low income housing units and single family houses for Veterans Bill No. 28-0053 - An Act amending 11 V.I.C., chapter 17 as it relates to the furnishing of supermarket price lists to the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs Bill No. 28-0072 - An Act amending 3 V.I.C., chapter 25, relating to the appointment of temporary employees within the Government of the Virgin Islands Bill No. 28-0133 - An Act amending 3 V.I.C., to establish a Veterans Memorial Cemetery Bill No. 28-0151 - An Act amending title 5 Virgin Islands Code by adding chapter 314 establishing rules and procedure to expunge the records of arrest or the records of arrest and conviction of individuals charged with criminal offenses Bill No. 28-0082 – An Act amending Title 5 VIC Chapter 305, to expand the status of Peace Officers within the territory (Subject to Approval from the Committee on Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice) Bill No. 28-0044 – An Act amending 34 VIC, enacting the Minor Identification and Protection Act.” And for other purposes (Subject to Approval from the Committee on Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice) Bill No. 28-0094 – An Act amending Title 23 VIC, Chapter 3, Section 429, to prohibit the discharging of passengers by buses or vehicles acting as public transportation carriers other that at designated bus stops (Subject to Approval from the Committee on Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice) 2   
  3. 3. Bill No. 28-0141 – An Act amending Title 20 VIC, Chapter 43, to establish a prohibition against text-based communication while driving a motor vehicle in the Virgin Islands (Subject to Approval from the Committee on Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice) ______________________________________________________________ Friday, September 25, 2009 Time: 10:00 AM Committee: IN SERVICE TRAINING RESERVED FOR CONSTITUENT MEETINGS AND OFFICE WORK ______________________________________________________________________ Monday, September 28, 2009 Time: 10:00AM Committee: Committee of the Whole Location: Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas Agenda The Twenty-Eight Legislature convened in Legislative Session to discuss the Renewal of Group Medical Health Insurance Agreement and Group Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Agreement ____________________________________________________________________ Tuesday, September 29, 2009 Time: 9:30 AM Committee: Labor and Agriculture Location: Fritz E. Lawatez Legislative conference Room, St. Croix Agenda The Committee on Labor and Agriculture will convene a hearing to conduct a “Mock Committee Meeting and to receive testimony on Bill No. 28-0090 and Bill No. 28-0103 9:30 am to 12:30 pm “Mock Committee Meeting” 3   
  4. 4. Department of Labor: St. Croix Labor Management Committee Participants to include Committee on Labor and Agriculture members, Department of labor Executive Staff and St. Croix high School Seniors 2:00 pm Bill No. 28-0090 – An Act amending title 24 Virgin Islands Code section 282 extending Workers Compensation coverage to Water Islands Search and Rescue, Inc., Community Emergency Response Team and Radio Volunteers who provide assistance in times of emergency; and amending title 27 Virgin Islands Code section 42 relating coverage of the “Good Samaritan” immunity non-profit groups who may receive reimbursement operating expenses by grant or donation Bill No. 28-0103 - An Act amending title 24 Virgin Islands, section 282 relating to extension of Workers Compensation benefits to members of the St. Thomas Rescue, Inc., St. Croix Rescue, Inc., St. John Rescue, Inc., Virgin Islands-licensed EMTs and EMT trainees Invited Testifiers: Honorable Albert Bryan, Jr., Honorable Julia Sheen Commissioner Commissioner Department of Labor Department of Human Services Ms .Wanda Morris Dr. Selwyn Mahon Director Medical Director Workers Compensation EMS, SRMC Department of Labor St. Thomas/St. John Mr. Kevin Hodge Mr. Alex Williams Director of Health Preparedness Office Director of EMS, SRMC Department of Health St. Thomas Ms. Angela Espinosa Mr. Mark Walters Director of EMS State Director Juan F. Luis Hospital Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency Mr. Conrad Knowles Mr. Victor Browne Director of Training and Exercise Director Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Virgin Islands Fire Services Management Agency Mr. Gregory Richards Ms. Christine Jordan Chief, St. Croix Rescue, Inc. President, St. John Rescue, Inc. Mr. Efraim J. Feliciano Mr. Tom McCoy President, St. Thomas Rescue, Inc. President, Water Island Search and Rescue 4   
  5. 5. Mr. John Elis Mr. Al Rymsha Radio Amateur Civil Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) Emergency Service (RACES) St. Croix, Virgin Islands St. Croix, Virgin Islands _______________________________________________________________________ Wednesday, September 30, 2009 Time: 10:00AM Committee: Financial Services, Infrastructure and Consumer Affairs Location: Fritz E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix Agenda The Committee on Financial Services, Infrastructure and Consumer Affairs has scheduled a committee meeting to receive testimony on the following bills: Bill No. 28-0091 - An Act amending V.I.C., 33 chapter 111, to establish the “Single payer Utility Fund” Bill No. 28-0092 – An Act amending 28 V.I.C., by adding chapter 8 to enact the Virgin Islands Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act Bill No. 28-0098 – An Act amending 33 V.I.C., chapter 111, to establish the “Territorial Active Military Service Revolving Fund” Bill No. 28-0099 – An Act amending title 32 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 13,section 244 (b) to allow members of the Lottery Commission whose term has expired to serve until a successor has been appointed and confirmed Bill No. 28-0105 – An Act to establish an amnesty from interest on penalties for delinquent gross receipt taxes through August 1,2009 _______________________________________________________________ Thursday, October 1, 2009 Time: 9:00 AM Committee: Appropriations and Budget Location: Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas Agenda 5   
  6. 6. TO BE ANNOUNCED Friday, October 2, 2009 Time: 10:00 AM Committee: Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice Location: Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas Agenda TO BE ANNOUNCED 6   

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