Committee on Rules and Judiciary

The Committee on Rules and the Judiciary has scheduled a meeting for Wednesday March 23, 2022, at 9:30am in the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall on St. Thomas to consider the following:

Block I:

VI Board of Optometrical Examiners:

  • Nomination of Dr. Carl Maschauer, O.D.

Block II:

Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission:

  • Nomination of the Honorable Carolyn Hermon-Percell, Esq.

VI Real Estate Commission:

  • Nomination of Sharon Amey
  • Nomination of Laurent Alfred, Esq.
  • Nomination of Yvonne Toussaint
  • Nomination of Barbara J. Harris

Block III:

Bill No. 34-0101         An Act amending the Virgin Islands Code title 3, chapters 1 and 15, title 23, chapter 7 and title 33, section 3032 to add a unit within the existing Virgin Islands Fire Service for emergency medical services, and to establish the Virgin Islands Fire and Emergency Medical Services to provide fire prevention services, fire suppression services, emergency medical services, and for the protection of life and property; to require the Fire Service and the Emergency Medical Services to develop and merger plan; and to provide for the transfer of employees from the Fire Service and the Emergency Medical Services to the Virgin Islands Fire and Emergency Medical Services; to provide for other related purposes

Bill No. 34-0166         An Act amending title 22 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 27 by changing the name of the chapter to “The Virgin Islands Unauthorized and Surplus Lines Insurer Act” and by establishing the diligent search requirements that an authorized surplus lines broker must fulfill before placing coverage for certain lines of insurance with a surplus lines insurer in the Territory; and for other purposes.

Bill No. 34-0191         An Act amending title 22 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 55 relating to captive insurance companies to clarify the purpose of the chapter, and to prohibit the organization, within the Virgin Islands, of a special category of multi-state insurers that may not be required to comply with the accreditation standards established by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and adopted by the Territory as a NAIC-accredited jurisdiction

Bill No. 34-0204         An Act amending the Virgin Islands Code title 22, chapter 58, relating to self-insurance and title 29, chapter 10, section 543, relating to the powers of the Port Authority, to authorize the Virgin Islands Port Authority to establish a self-insurance program to cover and manage certain risks.

Block IV:

Bill No. 34-0153         An Act establishing the Sixth Constitutional Convention of the Virgin Islands; and providing for an appropriation to cover convention-related expenses.

Invited Testifiers:

Caroline Fawkes, Supervisor of Elections

Raymond J. Williams, Board Chair, VI Board of Elections



Mar 23 2022


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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