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Senate: Education, Workforce Development

August 4 @ 10:00 am

Agenda

The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony on the following bills:

Block I

10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Bill No. 34-0091 — An Act amending Title 17, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 5, section 41 relating to the courses of study in public schools to address gaps in education curriculum and workforce development by adding: home economics, equine studies, information technology by creating a reporting mechanism for the development and implementation of the curriculum (Sponsored by Sen. Genevieve R. Whitaker)

Bill No. 34-0092 — An Act amending Title 17, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 5, section 41 (c) relating to courses of study in public schools to add paragraph (11) to establish a marine and environmental education course (Sponsored by Sen. Genevieve R. Whitaker)

LUNCH — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

BLOCK II

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Bill No. 34-0050 — An Act amending Title 17, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 5 by adding a section 41h codifying the requirements for high school students to perform community service as a prerequisite for graduation; and appealing Act No. 6233 (Sponsored by Sen. Steven D. Payne Sr.)

Bill No. 34-0094 — An Act amending Title 17, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 3, section 24 (a) (2) (2) to establish and mandate stakeholder engagement and participation in the development of a report for the annual assessment and evaluation of all public-schools facilities; and adding subsection € to require stakeholders to hold townhall meeting on St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St, John  (Sponsored by Sen. Genevieve R. Whitaker)

Block III

1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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 Sen. Kenneth L. Gittens)

Bill No. 34-0093 — An Act amending Title 17, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 5, section 41 (c) relating to courses of study in public schools to establish a Spanish language course (Sponsored by Sen. Genevieve R. Whitaker)

Details

Date:
August 4
Time:
10:00 am
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Venue

Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room