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Senate: Health, Hospitals and Human Services

August 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am

The committee has scheduled a meeting to take testimony on the following bills.
9-10 a.m.
Bill No. 32-0244 – An Act amending Title 27, V.I.C., chapter 1, subchapter VII, section 161, relating to the practice of optometry.
(sponsored by Sen. Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly)
Bill No. 32-0203 – An Act amending Title 17, V.I.C., chapter 3, relating to the permanent closure of public schools.
10 a.m. to Noon
Bill No. 32-0235 – An Act amending Title 3, V.I.C., chapter 23, section 415, subsection (b), paragraph 2, subparagraph B, relating to the composition of the Board of Dental Examiners to authorize the appointment of a dental therapist to the board.
(sponsored by Sen. Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly)
Bill No. 32-0236 – An Act amending Title 27, V.I.C., chapter 1, subchapter III, relating to the practice of dental therapy in the territory.
Noon to 12:30 p.m. — LUNCH
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Bill No. 32-0245 — An Act amending Title 19, V.I. C., part II, chapter 15, section 221, to define urgent care facilities and stand-alone facilities and section 223 to except unit care facilities from the requirement of getting a certificate of need and mandating that these entities must accept MAP, Medicare and uninsured patients.
(sponsored by Sen. Kurt A. Vialet and Sen. Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly)
2:30- 3:30 p.m.
Bill No. 32-0173 – A Resolution honoring and commending The Family Resource Center for its services to victims and families in the U.S. Virgin Islands throughout the years.
(sponsored by Sen. Janelle K. Sarauw; co-sponsors: Sen. Marvin A. Blyden, Sen. Dwayne M. DeGraff, Sen. Jean A. Forde and Sen. Alicia Hansen)

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August 15, 2018
9:00 am
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Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall
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