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This Week’s Senate Calendar for Oct. 12-16

Government of the United States Virgin Islands

33rd Legislature of the Virgin Islands

Senate Calendar

Monday, Oct. 12

HOLIDAY COLUMBUS DAY/V.I.-PUERTO RICO FRIENDSHIP DAY

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Tuesday, Oct. 13

10 a.m. 

Committee on Youth, Sports, Parks and Recreation

Fritz Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, St. Croix

Agenda

The committee will receive an update from the Virgin Islands Sports Commission and consider the following bill:

Bill No. 33-0220 – An Act providing for the construction of ramps or walkways on at least two beaches in each island district that would allow persons with disabilities to gain access to the beaches (Sponsored by Senator Steven D. Payne Sr. and Senator Oakland Benta)

BLOCK II

The committee will receive an overall status report on the $10 million funding that was designated for the Youth Apprenticeship Incentive Programs.

Wednesday, October 14

No committee meetings will be held today.

Thursday, October 15

No committee meetings will be held today.

Friday, October 16

10 a.m.

Committee on Government Operations, Consumer Affairs, Energy, Environment and Planning

Fritz Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, St. Croix

Agenda

The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive an update on the status of the development of a Comprehensive Land and Water Use Plan, and it will consider the following bills:

BLOCK I

Bill No. 33-0340 – -An Act amending Title 29, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 10, subchapter I, section 543 to require the Virgin Islands Port Authority to provide limited free parking at the Enighed Pond parking lot on the island of St. John. (Proposed by Senators Steven D. Payne, Sr. and Oakland Benta)

 Bill No. 33-0250 — An Act amending Title 3, chapter 9, section 134a, subsection (b) of the Virgin Islands Code, relating to the duties of the Department of Public Works, Division of Capital Improvement in administering and coordinating capital improvement projects, to require that a Front-End Engineering and Design is completed for each capital improvement project of the various departments and agencies of the Government of the Virgin Islands before the procurement of construction services. (Proposed by Senators Alicia V. Barnes, Steven D. Payne, Sr., and Marvin A. Blyden; Co-sponsored by Allison A. DeGazon and Donna Frett-Gregory)

 Bill No. 33-0108 – An Act amending Title 12, chapter 10, section 402 of the Virgin Islands Code by requiring owners of shoreline property to provide the public with suitable access to the shorelines, imposing fines for failure to comply with this requirement, and granting the Department of Planning and Natural Resources enforcement and investigative authority regarding shoreline access. (Proposed by Senators Janelle K. Sarauw, Myron D. Jackson, and Kurt A. Vialet; Co-sponsored by: Alicia V. Barnes, Marvin A. Blyden and Allison DeGazon)

BLOCK II

The Committee on Government Operations, Consumer Affairs, Energy, Environment and Planning will receive an update from representatives of the Executive Branch on the development of a Comprehensive Land and Water Use Plan for the United States Virgin Islands.

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