Government Operations and Consumer Protection
The committee on Government Operations and Consumer Affairs has scheduled a meeting to
receive testimony and consider the following bills and the operations of the Department of Tourism
and Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs
BLOCK 1 9:00 AM Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 10:30 AM
Bill No. 34-0019. A Resolution honoring and commending Ronaqua Russell for her heroic
achievement and extraordinary performance that resulted in her becoming the first African
American female aviator in the United States Coast Guard to receive the Air Medal.
Sponsored by Senator Donna A. Frett-Gregory
Aquanette Chinnery, Esq. Ronald Russell, Esq.
Mr. Alvin Dalmida Ms. Elise Warner
BLOCK II 10:30 AM Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 12:30 PM
Bill No. 34-0021. An Act amending Titles 3 and 30 of the Virgin Islands Code, pertaining to the
Public Services Commission. Sponsored by Senator Janelle K. Sarauw
Mr. Donald Cole Mr. David Hughes
Executive Director Chairman
VI Public Service Commission VI Public Service Commission
Mr. Anthony D. Thomas Mr. Noel Hodge
Chair Interim Executive Director/CEO
VI Water and Power Authority VI Water and Power Authority
Lunch 12:30 PM Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 1:00 PM
BLOCK III 1:00 PM Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 3:00 PM
The Committee will receive testimony on the operations of the Virgin Islands Department of
Tourism, Division of Festivals to include, but not limited to, festival implementation plans for St.
Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix.
Honorable Joseph B. Boschulte Mr. Ian Turnbull
Virgin Islands Department of Tourism Division of Festivals
Virgin Islands Department of Tourism
BLOCK IV 3:00 PM Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 5:00 PM
The Committee will receive testimony on the operation of the VI Department of Licensing and
Consumer Affairs to include but not limited to the enabling law, jurisdiction as well as status of
standard operating policies.
Honorable Richard T. Evangelista, Esq.
Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs