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This Week's Senate Calendar

29th Legislature of the Virgin Islands
Senate Calendar Week Beginning March 26
Monday, March 26
10 a.m.
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix
Committee on Housing and Labor
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a meeting to consider the following bills:
Bill No. 29-0301 – A Resolution to establish parameters for the Hovensa closure
1 p.m.
Bill No. 29-0293 – An Act amending Title 24, chapter 18, section 472 of the Virgin Islands Code by requiring employers with more than 1,000 employees to give 180 days notice prior to closing a facility or planning a mass layoff, relocation or other action that results in an unemployment loss
3 p.m.
Bill No. 29-0277 – An Act to amend Title 21, V.I.C., chapter 1, section 9(a) by increasing the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority’s maximum home loan amount from $125,000 to $220,000
Tuesday, March 27
10 a.m.
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Committee on Health
Agenda:
The committee will convene a meeting to receive testimony on the following bill:
Bill No. 29-0195 – An Act amending Title 27, V.I.C., to provide for the regulation of compressed air commonly used for diving
Wednesday, March 28
10 a.m.
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
The committee on Government Operations and Veterans Affairs
The committee is continuing the informational hearing and status report on alternative energy options for the United States Virgin Islands.
Thursday, March 29
10 a.m.
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix
Committee on Rules and Judiciary
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a meeting to consider the following bills:
Bill No. 29-0242 – An Act to amend Title 33, V.I.C., subtitle 1, part II, chapter 29, subchapter 1, section 1102, by allowing the V.I. Bureau of Internal Revenue to withhold payment of income tax returns to taxpayers who have outstanding financial obligations with the Superior Court of the V.I.
Bill No. 0297 – An Act amendment Title 4, V.I.C., chapter 8, section 123, by increasing the jurisdiction of the Magistrate Division of the Superior Court of the V.I. to include all misdemeanors.
Bill No. 29-0108 – An Act authorizing the governor to negotiate for the purchase or exchange of real property on St. Thomas for a car racing track and for other related purposes
Bill No. 29-0159 – An Act amending Title 3, V.I.C., chapter 1, to re-establish the V.I. Commission on Aging within the Office of the Governor
Bill No. 29-0198 – An Act creating the V.I. Comprehensive Crime and Public Health Task Force (pending Committee on Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice)
Bill No. 29-0259 – An Act amending Title 14, V.I.C., as it relates to “tampering and illegal use of utility or cable television equipment” (pending Committee on Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice)
Bill No. 29-0277 – An Act to amend Title 21, V.I.C., chapter 1, section 9(a) by increasing the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority’s maximum home loan amount from $125,000 to $220,000 (pending Committee on Housing and Labor)
Bill No. 29-0293 – An Act amending Title 24, chapter 18, section 472 of the Virgin Islands Code by requiring employers with more than 1,000 employees to give 180 days notice prior to closing a facility or planning a mass layoff, relocation or other action that results in an unemployment loss (pending Committee on Housing and Labor)
Bill No. 29-0301 – A Resolution to establish parameters for the Hovensa closure (pending Committee on Housing and Labor)
Bill No. 29-0195 – An Act amending Title 27, V.I.C., to provide for the regulation of compressed air commonly used for diving (pending Committee on Health and Hospitals)
Friday, March 30
Earle B.Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Committee on Finance
Agenda:
The committee will meet to consider the following bills:
Bill No. 29-0304 – An Act amending Title 33, V.I.C., chapter 5, relating to the imposition of tax
Bill No. 29-0300 – An Act requiring the Department of Finance and the Department of Property and Procurement to conduct an audit of all government voice, data and Internet connectivity contracts and accounts
Bill No. 29-0261 – An Act to amend Act no. 7261 (Bill No. 29-0123) by exempting instructors of the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) from the mandatory eight percent salary reduction

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29th Legislature of the Virgin Islands
Senate Calendar Week Beginning March 26
Monday, March 26
10 a.m.
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix
Committee on Housing and Labor
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a meeting to consider the following bills:
Bill No. 29-0301 – A Resolution to establish parameters for the Hovensa closure
1 p.m.
Bill No. 29-0293 – An Act amending Title 24, chapter 18, section 472 of the Virgin Islands Code by requiring employers with more than 1,000 employees to give 180 days notice prior to closing a facility or planning a mass layoff, relocation or other action that results in an unemployment loss
3 p.m.
Bill No. 29-0277 – An Act to amend Title 21, V.I.C., chapter 1, section 9(a) by increasing the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority’s maximum home loan amount from $125,000 to $220,000
Tuesday, March 27
10 a.m.
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Committee on Health
Agenda:
The committee will convene a meeting to receive testimony on the following bill:
Bill No. 29-0195 – An Act amending Title 27, V.I.C., to provide for the regulation of compressed air commonly used for diving
Wednesday, March 28
10 a.m.
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
The committee on Government Operations and Veterans Affairs
The committee is continuing the informational hearing and status report on alternative energy options for the United States Virgin Islands.
Thursday, March 29
10 a.m.
Frits E. Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix
Committee on Rules and Judiciary
Agenda:
The committee has scheduled a meeting to consider the following bills:
Bill No. 29-0242 – An Act to amend Title 33, V.I.C., subtitle 1, part II, chapter 29, subchapter 1, section 1102, by allowing the V.I. Bureau of Internal Revenue to withhold payment of income tax returns to taxpayers who have outstanding financial obligations with the Superior Court of the V.I.
Bill No. 0297 – An Act amendment Title 4, V.I.C., chapter 8, section 123, by increasing the jurisdiction of the Magistrate Division of the Superior Court of the V.I. to include all misdemeanors.
Bill No. 29-0108 – An Act authorizing the governor to negotiate for the purchase or exchange of real property on St. Thomas for a car racing track and for other related purposes
Bill No. 29-0159 – An Act amending Title 3, V.I.C., chapter 1, to re-establish the V.I. Commission on Aging within the Office of the Governor
Bill No. 29-0198 – An Act creating the V.I. Comprehensive Crime and Public Health Task Force (pending Committee on Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice)
Bill No. 29-0259 – An Act amending Title 14, V.I.C., as it relates to “tampering and illegal use of utility or cable television equipment” (pending Committee on Public Safety, Homeland Security and Justice)
Bill No. 29-0277 – An Act to amend Title 21, V.I.C., chapter 1, section 9(a) by increasing the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority’s maximum home loan amount from $125,000 to $220,000 (pending Committee on Housing and Labor)
Bill No. 29-0293 – An Act amending Title 24, chapter 18, section 472 of the Virgin Islands Code by requiring employers with more than 1,000 employees to give 180 days notice prior to closing a facility or planning a mass layoff, relocation or other action that results in an unemployment loss (pending Committee on Housing and Labor)
Bill No. 29-0301 – A Resolution to establish parameters for the Hovensa closure (pending Committee on Housing and Labor)
Bill No. 29-0195 – An Act amending Title 27, V.I.C., to provide for the regulation of compressed air commonly used for diving (pending Committee on Health and Hospitals)
Friday, March 30
Earle B.Ottley Legislative Hall, St. Thomas
Committee on Finance
Agenda:
The committee will meet to consider the following bills:
Bill No. 29-0304 – An Act amending Title 33, V.I.C., chapter 5, relating to the imposition of tax
Bill No. 29-0300 – An Act requiring the Department of Finance and the Department of Property and Procurement to conduct an audit of all government voice, data and Internet connectivity contracts and accounts
Bill No. 29-0261 – An Act to amend Act no. 7261 (Bill No. 29-0123) by exempting instructors of the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) from the mandatory eight percent salary reduction