Committee on Homeland Security, Justice, and Public Safety

Please be advised that the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice, and Public Safety has scheduled a legislative committee hearing for Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. in the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, located on St. Thomas, V.I. to vet bills assigned to the committee and to hear overview testimony from Virgin Islands Police Department, Office of the Territorial Public Defender, and the Office of Gun Violence Prevention.

BLOCK I                                                                                                                                           10:00 A.M.

The committee will receive overview testimony, from the Office of the Territorial Public defender regarding, yet not limited to, updates on the Office’s operations, capital projects, and initiatives.

Invited Testifier:

Samuel Joseph, Esq., Chief Public Defender, Public Defender’s Office

LUNCH                                                                                                                              12:00 P.M. –  1:00 P.M.

 

BLOCK II                                                                                                                                               1:00 P.M.

Bill No. 35-0013      An Act amending title 20 Virgin Islands Code, part 11, chapter 35, relating to the issuance of operators’ licenses and identification cards to allow applicants to obtain limited local-­purpose identification cards and operators’ licenses without providing certain federally required documentation

 

Invited Testifiers:

The Honorable Barbara McIntosh, Director, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Carol Thomas-Jacobs, Esq., Acting Attorney General, V.I. Department of Justice

Glendina Matthew, Esq., Director, Division of Banking & Insurance

The Honorable Ray Martinez, Commissioner, V.I. Police Department

Paul Alexander, Resident, Native of Dominica

Eddy Fleury, Resident, Native of Haiti

Adriana Veliz, Resident, Native of Venezuela

Ivor James, Resident, Native of St. Vincent

Luther Renee, Resident, Native of St. Lucia

Jerome Pineda, Resident, Native of the Philippines

Dioniso Lorenzo, Resident, Native of Dominican Republic

 

BLOCK III                                                                                                                                                     3:00 P.M.

The committee will receive overview testimony for the Virgin Islands Police Department and the Office of Gun Violence Prevention not limited to, updates on the department’s operations, capital projects, and initiatives.

 Invited Testifiers:

The Honorable Ray Martinez, Commissioner, V.I. Police Department

Mr. Anthony Emmanuel, Director, Office of Gun Violence Prevention

Date

Mar 15 2023
Expired!

Time

10:00 am

Location

Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall
Charlotte Amalie
Senator Kenneth L. Gittens

Organizer

Senator Kenneth L. Gittens
Phone
(340) 773-2424
Email
senatorgittens@legvi.org
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