This Week’s Senate Calendar November 4-8

USVI Legislature Building on St. Thomas

33rd Legislature of The Virgin Islands Senate Calendar

Monday, November 4
10 a.m.
Committee on Homeland Security, Justice, Public Safety and Veterans Affairs
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
The committee will meet to consider the following bills:
10 a.m. to Noon
Bill No. 33-0153 – An Act making an appropriation from the District Public Road Fund to the Department of Public Works for the purpose of erecting “Keep Left” signage throughout the territory, establishing a “Keep Left” public information campaign, and mandating that all rental car agencies in the territory provide “Keep Left” signage and public information material in every rental vehicle. (Sponsored by Sen. Alicia V. Barnes)
Noon to 1 p.m.
1-5 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0200 – An act amending Title 20, part II, chapter 43, section 493 of the Virgin Islands Code by increasing the punishment for driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquors or controlled substances. (Sponsored by: Sen. Javan E. James Sr.)
Bill No. 33-0202 – An act amending Title 14, chapter 31, subsection 625 of the Virgin Islands Code by increasing the maximum fine for a misdemeanor conviction for reckless endangerment. (Sponsored by Sen. Javan E. James Sr.)

Tuesday, November 5
9 a.m.
Committee on Education and Workforce Development
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda: to be announced

Wednesday, November 6
10 a.m.
Committee on Government Operations, Consumer Affairs, Energy, Environment and Planning
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St Thomas
The committee has scheduled a meeting to consider bills:
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Limetree Bay LLC
LUNCH: 12:30-1 p.m.
1:30 – 5 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0105 — An Act amending Title 12, chapter 21, Virgin Islands Coastal Zone Management by: (1) updating the chapter to reflect the current name of the department, (2) increasing the term and per diem of members of the Coastal Zone Management Commission, (3) modifying some of the standards for the issuance of coastal zone permits, (4) modifying some of the requirements for the issuance of permits for the development or occupancy of trust lands or other submerged or filled lands, and (5) decreasing the time-period for filing an appeal with the Board of Land Use Appeals and decreasing the time-period within which the Board of Land Use Appeals must hold a public hearing on an appeal (Sponsored by: Sen. Alicia V. Barnes, Sen. Marvin A. Blyden, Sen. Kurt A. Vialet, Sen. Janelle K. Sarauw, Sen. Steven D. Payne Sr., and Sen. Javan E. James Sr.)

Thursday, November 7
9 a.m.
Committee on Housing, Transportation and Infrastructure/ Telecommunications
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Agenda to follow

Friday, November 8
No committee meetings will be held today.