St. Thomas

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St.Croix

May 2024
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Committee on Government Operations & Consumer Protection

Agenda

The Committee on Government Operations and Consumer Protection will receive testimony on the Virgin Islands Veterans Affairs and the Operations on the Virgin Islands Lottery and to consider Bills

Block I                                    9:00 AM -10:30 AM

Bill No. 34-0063 A Resolution honoring and commending St. Clair Alphonso “Whadablee” DeSilvia for his invaluable contribution to continued development of Calypso music in the Virgin Islands

Sponsored by Senators Dwayne M. DeGraff, Genevieve R. Whitaker and Franklin D. Johnson

Invited Testifiers:

Khamoi DeSilvis, Resident

Glen “Kwabena” Davis, Resident

Reginald “Ras Regg” Martin, Resident

Block II                                  10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Bill No. 34-0064 An Act honoring and commending Athniel C. “Addie” Ottley for his tireless years of informing and educating the public on current and past community issues and by keeping the radio waves open in times of imminent danger to the community and for naming a roadway in his honor

Sponsored by Senators Dwayne M. DeGraff, Genevieve R. Whitaker and Franklin D. Johnson

Invited Testifiers:

Peter Ottley, Resident

Timothy Lake, Resident

Robert Brown, Resident

Block III                                 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Bill No. 34-0085 An Act amending the Virgin Islands Code, title l4, section 192, relating to the importation of snakes and invasive species, to increase the fine for the unauthorized importation of snakes and to make technical amendments; amending title 12, section §81d, relating to the Fish and Wildlife Restoration Trust Fund, to extend the use of the fund to the regulation of the importation and control of non-indigenous evasive species; and amending title 19 section 2709, relating to the prevention of the introduction of contagious or infectious animals, to provide that the quarantine of animals is at the owner’s expense

Sponsored by Senator Javan E. James, Sr.

Invited Testifiers:

William Coles, PhD., Resident

Honorable Positive T.A. Nelson, Commissioner, Department of Agriculture

Honorable Jean-Pierre L. Oriol, Commissioner, Department of Planning and Natural Resources

Lunch                                     1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Block IV                                 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

The Committee will receive testimony on the Virgin Islands  Veteran’s Affairs operations to include but not limited to enabling law and jurisdiction, current agency challenges and plan of action to resolve challenges

Invited Testifier:

Patrick Farrell, Director, Virgin Islands Veterans Affairs

Block V                                  3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

The Committee will  receive testimony on the Virgin Islands Lottery operations to include but not limited to enabling law and jurisdiction, current agency challenges and plan of action to resolve challenges

Invited Testifier:

Raymond J. Williams, Executive Director, Virgin Islands Lottery

Date

Aug 27 2021
Expired!

Time

9:00 am

Location

Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room
St. Croix
Senator Carla J. Joseph

Organizer

Senator Carla J. Joseph
Phone
(340) 774-0880
Email
senatorjoseph@legvi.org
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