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Senate: Economic Development, Regulations, Agriculture
February 25 @ 10:00 am
The committee has scheduled a meeting to consider the following bills and to obtain an update from the Department of Agriculture
10 a.m. – Noon
Bill No. 33-0229 — An act amending Title 3, chapter 17, section 291 of the Virgin Islands Code by replacing supervision and control of existing water catchment areas under the Department of Agriculture to be used for agricultural purposes; and amending Title 30, chapter 3, subchapter II, section 66 of the Virgin Islands Code, by relieving the Commissioner of Health from the responsibility for protection of water catchment areas and placing the responsibility upon the Commissioner of Agriculture. (Sponsored by Senator Dwayne DeGraff)
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0249 – An Act amending Title 7, chapter 9, section 9 of the Virgin Islands Code by adding a new paragraph mandating the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Tourism shall host an Agricultural symposium known as the V.I Agricultural Caribbean Symposium, alternately and annually on the islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John (Sponsored by Senators Javan E. James Sr. and Allison L. DeGazon)