Committee: Rules and Judiciary


Block I

Bill No. 34-0061 A Resolution honoring and commending Mr. Hillary “Baga” Rezende for his many contributions to steel pan music and his dedicated service to the people of the Virgin Islands

Sponsored by Senator Genevieve R. Whitaker

 Bill No. 34-0065 An Act honoring and commending Elridge Blake for his outstanding accomplishments in sports and contributions to the people of the Virgin Islands; naming the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center in his honor and appropriates $10,000 to cover the cost and up-keep of the signage

Sponsored by Senators Dwayne M. DeGraff, Franklin D. Johnson and Marvin A. Blyden Co-sponsored by Senator Genevieve R. Whitaker

 Bill No. 34-0063 A Resolution honoring and commending St. Clair Alphonso “Whadablee” DeSilvia for his invaluable contribution to continued development of Calypso music in the Virgin Islands

Sponsored by Senators Dwayne M. DeGraff, Genevieve R. Whitaker, Marvin A. Blyden and Franklin D. Johnson

Bill No. 34-0064 An Act honoring and commending Athniel C. “Addie” Ottley for his tireless years of informing and educating the public on current and past community issues and by keeping the radio waves open in times of imminent danger to the community and for naming a roadway in his honor

Sponsored by Senators Dwayne M. DeGraff, Genevieve R. Whitaker and Marvin A. Blyden

 Block II

VI Board of Psychology Examiners

Nomination of Dr. Denese Marshall, Psy. D., MSCP, MS

VI Board of Medical Examiners

Semaj J. Johnson, Esq

VI Historic Preservation Commission

Nomination of William Newbold

VI Board of General Construction Contractors

Laurence J. Richards, P.E., MSC, MBA


Block III

Bill No. 34-0078 An Act to transfer certain real property from the Government of the Virgin Islands to the Virgin Islands Port Authority; to require the Virgin Islands Port Authority to pay certain sums to the Education Maintenance Fund

Sponsored by Senators Donna A. Frett-Gregory, Dwayne M. DeGraff, Marvin A. Blyden and Kurt A. Vialet, Co-sponsorsed by Senators Milton E. Potter and Samuel Carrión

Bill No. 34-0083 An Act making an appropriation of $100,000 from the St. Thomas Capital Improvement Fund to the Department of Agriculture for the Humane Society of St. Thomas to be used as matching funds for the construction of an animal clinic

Sponsored by Senators Janelle K. Sarauw and Marvin A. Blyden

Bill No. 34-0040 An Act amending title 27, chapter 1 of the Virgin Islands Code by adding a new subchapter Va. establishing the Nurse Licensure Compact to create a multistate nursing license

Sponsored by Senator Kurt A. Vialet, Co-Sponsors by Senators Kenneth L. Gittens, Samuel CarriÏŒn, Donna A. Frett-Gregory and Carla J. Joseph

Block IV

Bill No. 34-0053 An Act amending Virgin Islands Code, title 17 chapter 5 by adding section 41i to establish the Emergency Medical Services Program; amending title 33, chapter 111 by adding section 3099a to establish the Emergency Medical Services High School Program Fund; and making a $160,000 appropriation from the Centennial Special Fund to the Department of Education to fund the Emergency Medical Services basic EMS education program

Sponsored by Senator Kenneth L. Gittens, Co-Sponsors by Senator Genevieve R. Whitaker

Bill No. 34-0051 An Act amending title the Virgin Islands Code, title 19 chapter 75, section 4201 relating to fluoridation of water to lower the required minimum amount of fluoride in fresh water distributed for public consumption or for consumption in any schools in the Virgin Islands; amending title 17, chapter 10, section 111 relating to the school health program to include a dental program; including dental preventive services and a school-based fluoride rinse program; amending title 27, chapter 1, subchapter II, section 57 relating to exemption from licensure by the Board of Dental Examiners to exempt dentists licensed in other states and students or residents in schools or colleges of dentistry engaged in dental assessment and preventive treatments under the auspices of the school dental program; amending title 33, chapter 111 relating to government funds to add section 3100cc to establish the School-Based Dental Prevention and Treatment Fund

Sponsored by Senators Marvin A. Blyden and Novelle E. Francis, Jr.

Bill No. 34-0085 An Act amending the Virgin Islands Code, title l4, section 192, relating to the importation of snakes and invasive species, to increase the fine for the unauthorized importation of snakes and to make technical amendments; amending title 12, section §81d, relating to the Fish and Wildlife Restoration Trust Fund, to extend the use of the fund to the regulation of the importation and control of non-indigenous evasive species; and amending title 19 section 2709, relating to the prevention of the introduction of contagious or infectious animals, to provide that the quarantine of animals is at the owner’s expense

Sponsored by Senator Javan E. James, Sr.



Sep 07 2021


9:30 am - 5:00 pm


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


Senator Milton E. Potter
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