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Senate: Education, Workforce Development
November 23, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The committee will receive testimony on the following bill:
Bill 34-0147 — An Act amending the Virgin Islands Code, Title 10, chapter 1, sections 2 and 3, relating to discrimination on account of race to include discrimination on the basis of hair texture; and Title 17, chapter 3, relating to education to enact “The Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act” or “The Virgin Islands Crown Act of 2021” (Sponsored Senators Alma Francis Heyliger and Genevieve R. Whitaker)
The committee will receive testimony from the Virgin Islands Department of Education on the plans for the 2022 school reopening.