Committee on Youth, Sports, Parks & Recreation

Javan E. James

Chair

Athneil J. Thomas

Vice Chair

Oakland Benta

Steven D. Payne, Jr.

Stedmann Hodge, Jr.

Kenneth L. Gittens

Dwayne M. DeGraff

RULE 516. The jurisdiction of the Committee Education, Youth and Recreation

encompasses and the Committee shall:



(1) receive, consider and make recommendations on all bills relating to education, pre kindergarten, programs, elementary, middle school, and secondary educational institutions, adult education, the University of the Virgin Islands, charter schools, alternative education,

and all matters pertaining thereto;


(2) receive, consider, and make recommendations on all bills relating to the Department of Education, the Board of Education, the Board of Career and Technical Education and the Scholarship Board;


(3) receive and consider all bills relating to teachers and education personnel;

(3) receive and consider all bills related to scholarship programs;


(4) receive, consider, and make recommendations on all bills relating to youth; youth training schools, the Legislative Youth Advisory Council, youth apprenticeship programs, the Virgin Islands Commission on Youth, and other youth programs;


(5) receive, consider and make recommendations on all bills relating to sports, sports facilities and complexes, recreation centers, and physical fitness,


(6) receive, consider and make recommendations on all bills relating to public recreation, horse racing, parks, and beautification;


(7) receive and consider all bill relating to casino gaming, racinos, and internet gaming;


(8) receive and consider bills on other sports and activities.


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