St. Thomas

St. John


Committee on Rules and Judiciary

The Committee on Rules and the Judiciary has scheduled a meeting for Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 9:30am in the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall on St. Thomas to consider the following:

Block I:

Bill No. 34-0173   An Act amending Act No. 8479 to adjust the fiscal year 2022 budget for the University of the Virgin Islands; and making an appropriation of $280,660 for employment tax on the restoration of 8% of salaries owed to the employees of the University of the Virgin Islands.
(Sponsored by Senators Kurt A. Vialet, Marvin A. Blyden, Milton E. Potter, and Alma Francis Heyliger) 

Bill No. 34-0144   An Act amending title 17 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 9, section 86 relating to school truancy to provide procedures for addressing unexcused absences from school and providing for related purposes. (Sponsored by Senators Novelle E. Francis, Jr. and Genevieve R. Whitaker)

 Block II:

Bill No. 34-0149   An Act amending Virgin Islands Code title 18, chapter 3, section 53 updating the record keeping practices of the Board of Elections to ensure all official records relating to elections are accessible to the public through the use of technology and cloud-based services (Sponsored by Senator Alma Francis Heyliger)

Invited Testifier

Caroline Fawkes, Supervisor of Elections

Block III:

Bill No. 34-0072   An Act amending title 23 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 5, providing for the declaration of firearm components upon their entry into the Virgin Islands, and other related purposes. (Sponsored by Senator Dwayne M. DeGraff. Co-Sponsored by Samuel Carriόn)



Dec 22 2021


9:30 am


Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall
Charlotte Amalie
Senator Milton E. Potter


Senator Milton E. Potter
(340) 774-0880
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