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Senate: Rules and Judiciary
June 26, 2020 @ 9:00 am
The committee will consider the following nominations and bills:
9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Lois Hassell-Habtes Ph.D., nominee for University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees District of St. Thomas-St. John
Reginald O. Vigilant, nominee for University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustee District of St. Croix
10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Positive T.A. Nelson, Commissioner, nominee for Virgin Islands Cannabis Advisory Board Department of Agriculture Representative
12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0275 — An Act appropriating $8,200,000 from the Internal Revenue Matching Fund for the construction of the Paul E. Joseph Stadium Project (sponsored by Senator Novelle E. Francis Jr. by request of the governor; co-sponsored by Senator Stedmann Hodge Jr.)
3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0077 — An Act amending Title 34, chapter 15 of the Virgin Islands Code by deleting section 470 and amending Title 34 by adding new chapter 15A relating to the financial exploitation of elderly persons or dependent adults (sponsored by Senator Allison DeGazon, Senator Steven D. Payne, Senator Marvin Blyden, Senator Javan James, Sr.; co-sponsored by Senator Kurt A. Vialet, Senator Oakland Benta)
4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0245 — An Act honoring and commending Pastor Hector González for his 56-plus years of ministry and his outstanding service and dedication to the people of St. Croix, and naming a road in his honor. (Senator Alicia Barnes, Senator Oakland Benta)