Committee on Rules and Judiciary
The Committee on Rules and Judiciary is scheduled to meet on Thursday, July 13, 2023, at 9:30 A.M. in the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands to consider the Governor’s nominations and various bills as follows:
Ms. Lisa M. Alejandro, Virgin Islands Department of Property & Procurement
Bill No. 35-0013 An Act amending Title 20 Virgin Islands Code, part II, chapter 35, relating to the issuance of limited local-purpose identification cards and operators’ licenses.
Bill No. 35-0033 An Act honoring and commending Mr. Benburin “Benny” Stephens posthumously for his heroism in saving the lives of a mother and her children and to rename the Bovoni Road (Route No. 30), specifically from the entrance of the Abattoir to the entrance of the Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School, “The Benburin “Benny” Stephens Drive”
Bill No. 35-0035 An Act amending title 20 Virgin Islands Code, part II, chapter 39 section 436 (b), expanding the definition of “disabled veteran” for the purposes of eligibility for a handicapped window decal.
Bill No. 35-0036 An Act amending title 3 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 16, section 274, subsection (f), paragraph (11) to clarify the duties and responsibilities of the Executive Director of the Taxicab Commission.
Bill No. 35-0075 An Act to designate the third Monday in February as Virgin Islands Governors Day.
Bill No. 35-0076 An Act requiring the Commissioner of the Department of Tourism to conduct a survey to assist in the establishment of an official dish and dessert of the Virgin Islands.
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Bill No. 35-0029 An Act honoring and commending Donna Marie Christian-Christiansen, M.D., for her tireless contributions to the people of the Virgin Islands in the medical field and representation in the United States Congress
Bill No. 35-0041 An Act awarding the Virgin Islands Medal of Honor posthumously to former Senator Edgar Milton Iles for his commendable public service and contributions to the people of the Virgin Islands.
Bill No. 35-0100 A Resolution honoring and commending Music in Motion School of Higher Dance Education and its founder, Charlita Schuster, on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of the Music in Motion Dance Academy.
Bill No. 35-0101 A Resolution honoring and commending Dr. Olaf “Bronco” Hendricks for his tireless years of remarkable and invaluable contributions to the people of the Virgin Islands in the field of psychiatry, his advocacy for social justice for individuals with behavioral health and substance use issues, and for his music.