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Senate: Rules and Judiciary
November 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am
The committee has scheduled a meeting to consider the following nominations and bills:
9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Gary Jett MD, nominee, V.I. Cannabis Advisory Board District of St. Thomas
Christopher T. Jones, nominee, V.I. Cannabis Advisory Board District, District of St. Croix
10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Dr. Jason B. Williams, nominee, V.I. Board of Chiropractic Examiners, District of St. Croix
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Eavey-Monique C. James, SCW, CPM, compact administrator nominee, V.I. Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC)
Charisse V. Hart, deput compact administrator nominee, V.I. Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC)
LUNCH: 12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Keith C. O’Neale Jr., nominee, V.I. Public Finance Authority Board of Directors, District of St. Croix
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Bill No. 33-0095 — An Act amending Title 34 of the Virgin Islands Code by adding a new chapter 18 enacting the “Virgin Islands Medicaid Program Integrity Act” (Sponsored by Senators Novelle Francis Jr. and Athneil Thomas; co-sponsored by Senators Donna Frett-Gregory and Kurt Vialet)
Bill No. 33-0201 — An Act amending Title 20, part II, chapter 43, section 504 of the Virgin Islands Code by increasing the punishmentfor negligent homicide by means of motor vehicle. (Sponsored by Senators Javan E. James, Sr. and Steven D. Payne, Sr.).
Bill No.33-0134 — An act amending Title 17, chapter 15 of the Virgin Islands Code to establish a Psychiatric Medical Doctoral Program Scholarship. (Sponsored by Senators Kurt A. Vialet and Steven D. Payne Sr.; co-sponsored by Senators Stedmann Hodge Jr. and Allison L. DeGazon).
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. (Sponsored by Senators Alicia V. Barnes, Novelle E. Francis Jr., Donna Frett-Gregory and Kurt A. Vialet; co-sponsored by Sen. Allison L. DeGazon).