Committee on Finance Meeting Agenda

Committee on Finance Meeting Agenda

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Committee on Finance

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
10:00 AM
Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I

Meeting Agenda

 

The Committee on Finance will consider the following bills:

 

Block I 10:00AM-11:30AM

Bill No. 32-0047, “An Act amending Title 33 Virgin Islands Code, Chapter 3 adding
Section 57a providing for a marine terminal user’s tax for the District of St. Croix”
(Proposed by Senator Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly

Invited Testifiers

  • The Honorable Beverly Nicholson-Doty

Commissioner

Department of Tourism

  • The Honorable Valdamier O. Collens, CPA

           Commissioner

           Department of Finance

  • Mr. David W. Mapp Acting Executive

           Director

           Virgin Islands Port Authority

Block II 11:30AM-1:00PM

Bill No. 32-0050, “An Act authorizing the Executive Branch to negotiate for ownership
of stock in a publicly traded company or its subsidies in exchange for tax subsidies or
other concessions” (Proposed by Senator Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly).

Invited Testifiers

  • Gillian Marcelle, Ph.D.
    Executive Director
    Research and Technology Park
    University of the Virgin Islands

 

  • Mr. Austin L. Nibbs, CPA, CGMA
    Administrator
    Government Employees’ Retirement
    System
  • Mr. Wayne Biggs
    Acting Chief Executive Director
    Economic Development Authority
  • The Honorable Valdamier O. Collens, CPA
    Commissioner
    Department of Finance

Lunch 1:00PM-2:00PM

Block III 2:00PM-3:30PM
Bill No. 32-0051, “An Act amending Title 33, Subtitle 3, Chapter 111 by adding section
3100bb creating the Alternative Education Employment Fund” (Proposed by Senator
Sammuel Sanes).

Invited Testifiers

  • The Honorable Catherine Ann Hendry, Esq.
    Commissioner
    Department of Labor
  • The Honorable Sharon Ann McCollum, Ph.D.
    Commissioner
    Department of Education
  • The Honorable Delroy Richards, Sr.
    Commissioner
    Virgin Islands Police Department
  • Ms. Felecia L. Blyden
    Commissioner Designee
    Department of Human Services
  • Darren Foy
    Chief of Police, St. Thomas/St. John
    Virgin Islands Police Department
  • Winsbut McFarlande
    Chief of Police, St. Croix District
    Virgin Islands Police Department
  • Victor Somme, III
    Principal
    Positive Connection Alternative Education
    Department of Education
  • Carlton Stevens
    Principal
    Edith Williams Alternative Academy
    Department of Education

 

 

05-16-17 COF Meeting Agenda re Bill 32-0047 32-0050 & 32-0051

 

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