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Senate: Operations, Consumer Protection
August 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am
The committee has scheduled a meeting to receive testimony and consider bills.
9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Bill No. 34-0061 — A Resolution honoring and commending Mr. Hillary “Baga” Rezende for his many contributions to steel pan music and his dedicated service to the people of the Virgin Islands. (Sponsored by Sen. Genevieve R. Whitaker)
10:30 a.m. to Noon
Bill No. 34-0065 — An Act honoring and commending Elridge Blake for his outstanding accomplishments in sports and contributions to the people of the Virgin Islands; naming the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center in his honor and appropriate $10,000 to cover the cost and up-keep of the signage (Sponsored by Sen. Dwayne M. DeGraff)
LUNCH — Noon to 1 p.m.
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Bill No. 34-0080 — An Act providing for the Legislature to hire a special investigator to conduct an investigation of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority and making an appropriation of $250,000 to the Legislature of the Virgin Islands to pay for the services of the special investigator (Sponsored by Sen. Kenneth L. Gittens)
2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The committee will receive testimony on the V.I. Taxicab Commission operations to include, but not limited to, enabling law and jurisdiction, current agency challenges and plan of action to resolve challenges