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Committee on Government Operations, Veterans Affairs, and Consumer Protection

The Committee on Government Operations, Veterans Affairs, and Consumer Protection has scheduled a meeting for
9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25, 2023, in the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall in St. Thomas. The purpose of the meeting is to receive testimony and consider the following legislative measures:

BLOCK I
9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

The Committee will receive testimony concerning:
Bill No. 35-0091 -A Resolution honoring and commending Aliyah Boston for her many accomplishments in girl’s and women’s basketball, her contribution as an ambassador for the Territory, and her contribution to women’s sports worldwide, and awarding her the Key to the Territory.

Invited Testifiers:
Mr. Algernon Boston, Father
Mrs. Cleone Boston, Mother
Mr. Timothy Duncan, Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer
Honorable Calvert White, Commissioner, Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation
Honorable Joseph Boschulte, Commissioner, Department of Tourism
Ms. Dawn Staley, Head Coach, USC Bulldogs Women’s Basketball
Ms. Christie Sides, Head Coach, Indiana Fever
Ms. Sherry Levin, Former Women’s Basketball Coach, Worcester Academy
Mr. Russel Brewley, Former Coach
Mr. Walter Welsh, Former Coach
Mr. Rashidi Clenance, V.I. Basketball Supporter

BLOCK II
11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

The Committee will receive testimony concerning:
Bill No. 35-0027 -An Act honoring and commending Mr. Myron Corbett posthumously for his many contributions to the youth of the Territory; renaming the basketball court located in Anna’s Retreat, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands as “The Myron Corbett Basketball Court”; making an appropriation to erect signage at the basketball court; and for other related purposes.

Invited Testifiers:
Ms. Shayla Solomon, Resident
Mr. Kaylen Gregory, Resident
Mr. Omari Peterkin, Resident
Mr. Allison Petrus, Resident

LUNCH
12:30 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.

BLOCK III
1:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

The Committee will receive testimony concerning:
Bill No. 35-0123 -An Act to commission and direct the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts to construct and erect a bronze bust of Dr. Alfred O. Heath to be placed next to those of Edith L. Williams, J. Antonio Jarvis, and Rothschild Francis in Education Park on the island of St. Thomas, and for other purposes.

Invited Testifiers:
Dr. Cora Christian, MPH, Resident
Dr. David Hall, SJD, President, University of the Virgin Islands
Rev. Bishop Jerome Feudjio, Resident
Dr. Sidney Comissiong, Resident

Date

Oct 25 2023
Expired!

Time

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location

Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall
Charlotte Amalie
Senator Carla J. Joseph

Organizer

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