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Monday, March 7, 2011

Time: 10:00 AM

Committee: Rules and Judiciary

Location: Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas

Agenda

The Committee on Rules and Judiciary will meet to consider the following
Bill No. 29-0012 – An Act naming the new Public Library in Estate Tutu “The bill:

10:00 am:

Charles Wesley Turnbull Public Library”

10:30 am:

The Committee will also convene a hearing on the impact and implementation of Act No. 7150
(Virgin Islands Uniform Probate Code)

Invited Testifiers:

Mr. Richard Evangelista, Esq. Ms. Kye Walker, Esq.


President Legislative and Law Committee
Virgin Islands Bar Association Virgin Islands Bar Association

Mr. Emile Henderson, ІІІ, Esq. Ms. Judith Bourne, Esq.


Law Offices of Yvette Ross- Edwards Bourne Law Office PLLC
St. Croix St. Thomas

Mr. Donovan M. Hamm, Jr. Esq. Ms. Ellen Donovan, Esq.


Hamm & Barry Law Offices Law Offices of Ellen Donovan
St. Croix St. Croix

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2:00 pm

The Committee will continue the hearing on the impact and implementation of Act No. 7150:

Invited Testifiers:

Honorable Alan Smith Honorable Kathleen MacKay


Magistrate, Superior Court of the Virgin Islands Magistrate, Superior Court of the Virgin Islands
Division of St. Thomas/St. John Division of St. Thomas/St. John

Mr. Paul Gimenez, Esq.


General Counsel
Superior Court of the Virgin Islands
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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Time: 9:30 AM

Committee: Finance

Location: Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas

Agenda

The Committee on Finance has scheduled a meeting to consider the following bills:

Bill No. 29-0009 – An Act to reprogram funds from the Public Parking Lot Fund to the Virgin Islands
Public Finance Authority to use as leverage and partner with a private entity to design and build a
multi-level parking facility at the Fort Christian parking lot

Invited Testifiers:

Honorable Darryl A. Smalls Honorable Angel E. Dawson


Commissioner Acting Executive Director
V.I. Department of Public Works V.I. Public Finance Authority

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bill No. 29-0010 – An Act amending title 33, chapter 3, subsection 1, Virgin Islands Code to
establish a $3.00 ocean common carrier tax on each cruise ship passenger entering St. Thomas and St.
John

Invited Testifiers:

Honorable Beverly Nicholson-Doty Mr. Kenneth Hobson


Commissioner Executive Director
V.I. Department of Tourism V.I. Port Authority

Mr. Edward E. Thomas Ms. Michele M. Paige


President & Chief Executive Officer President
West Indian Company, Ltd Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association
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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Committee: Economic Development, Technology, and Agriculture

Time: 3:00 P.M.

Location: Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas

Agenda
The Committee on Economic Development, Technology and Agriculture will meet to take
testimony on the following bills:

3:00 pm

Bill No. 29-0013 – An Act appropriating $2,000,000 from the Tourism Revolving Fund to the
Department of Tourism to exclusively advertise and promote St. Croix as a tourist destination

Invited Testifier:

Honorable Beverly Nicholson-Doty


Commissioner
Virgin Islands Department of Tourism

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

4:00 pm

Bill No. 29-0019 – An Act to transfer the ownership of the West Indian Company, Ltd from the
Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority to the Virgin Islands Port Authority and other related
purposes

Invited Testifiers:

Honorable Beverly Nicholson-Doty Mr. Edward E. Thomas


Commissioner President & Chief Executive Officer
Virgin Islands Department of Tourism West Indian Company Limited

Mr. Kenneth Hobson Mr. Robert O’Connor


Executive Director Chairman
Virgin Islands Port Authority Virgin Islands Port Authority

Mr. Eugene Irish Mr. Luis “Tito” Morales


Vice-President President
Seafarers International Union United Steelworkers Union, Local 8249
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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Committee: No Committee Meeting Scheduled

Location: RESERVED FOR CONSITITUENT MEETING AND OFFICE WORK

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Committee: Housing and Labor

Time: 6:00 P.M.

Location: Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas

Agenda

The Committee on Housing and Labor will meet to discuss the eviction of the Bournefield
tenants/residents:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Invited Testifiers:

Mr. Kenneth Hobson Mr. Robert O’Connor


Director Chairman
V.I. Port Authority V.I. Port Authority Governing Board

Mr. Robert Graham Mr. Clifford Graham


Executive Director Executive Director
V.I. Housing Authority V.I. Housing Finance Housing Authority

Ms. Josephine Lindquist Mr. Novelle E. Francis, Jr.


Tenant Commissioner
Representative of Bournefield V.I. Police Department

Mr. Steve O. Brow Ms. Tanya Van Blake-Coleman


Acting Director President
V.I. Fire Services St. Thomas Board of Realtors

Mr. Fred Vialet, Esq.


Chairman
Real Estate Commission
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Friday, March 11, 2011

Committee: Education, Youth and Culture

Time: 10:00 A.M.

Location: Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas

Agenda

The Committee on Education, Youth and Culture will meet to consider the following bills:

Bill No. 29-0007 – An act amending title 17 V.I.C., establishing the EBook Program

Bill No. 29-0011 – An act amending title 17 Virgin Islands Code by adding chapter 20 providing for
a voluntary pre-kindergarten program for four year olds under the Department of Education

Bill No. 29-0017 – An act appropriating $500,000 to the Department of Labor to fund Summer
Employment opportunities for high school and college students throughout the territory

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Invited Testifiers:

Honorable LaVerne Terry, Ed. D. Mr. Clinton Stapleton, Ph. D.


Commissioner Information Technology Director
V.I. Department of Education V.I. Department of Education

Ms. Winona Hendricks Mr. Daniel McIntosh


Chairperson Chair
Board of Education V.I. Career & Technical Education Board

Honorable Albert Bryan Ms. Arah C. Lockhart


Commissioner Asst. Commissioner for Employment Training
V.I. Department of Labor V.I. Department of Labor

Mr. James Howell Ms. Vernelle de Lagarde


President President
St. Croix Federation of Teachers STT/STJ Federation of Teachers

Honorable Christopher E. Finch Mr. Kenneth Blake


Commissioner Gang Violence Committee
Human Services

Ms. Ellie Hirsh


Director Family Connections & Coordinator
Early Childhood Advisory Committee