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October 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am
The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony and to consider the following bills:
Bill No. 33-0007 — An Act amending Title 23, Virgin Islands Code, chapter 19, section 1556 to increase the retirement pension for National Guard members. (Proposed by Senator Dwayne M. DeGraff)
Bill No. 33-0034 — An Act amending Title 23, chapter 19, subchapters I and III of the Virgin Islands Code relating to benefits and insurance coverage for officers and members of the National Guard of the Virgin Islands to provide for pay comparable to those serving in the armed forces of the United States and to ensure that the territorial active duty members have insurance to cover any illness or injury sustained while on active duty not covered by other health insurance coverage. (Proposed by Senators Dwayne M. DeGraff and Kurt Vialet)
Bill No. 33-0042 — An Act amending Title 20, chapter 39, section 433, subsection (c) of the Virgin Islands Code, providing that $10 of each operator’s license renewal fee must be remitted to the Government Employees’ Retirement System, and providing that the GERS must use that money towards the reduction of its unfunded liability. (Proposed by Senator Dwayne M. DeGraff)
Bill No. 33-0069 — An Act amending Title 3, chapter 1 of the Virgin Islands Code relating to the issuance of and usage of government credit cards. (Proposed by Senator Dwayne M. DeGraff)
Bill No. 33-0199 — An Act making an appropriation from the St. Croix Capital Improvement Fund to be used as matching funds to acquire federal funds under the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant award for the St. Croix Molasses Pier Enhancement Project. (Proposed by Senators Alicia V. Barnes and Novelle E. Francis Jr.)