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BILL NO.

30-0001

Thirtieth Legislature of the Virgin Islands

January 14, 2013

A Resolution establishing the Majority Caucus, the officers, chairpersons, vice-chairpersons and memberships of the standing committees of the Thirtieth Legislature, and adopting the Rules of the Thirtieth Legislature

PROPOSED BY:

Senators Craig W. Barshinger, Diane Capehart, Donald Cole, Kenneth Gittens, Clifford Graham, Myron D. Jackson, Shawn-Michael Malone, Clarence Payne, Sammuel Sanes and Janette Millin Young

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Be it resolved by the Legislature of the Virgin Islands: SECTION 1. THAT the document entitled Resolution For The Organization Of The Thirtieth Legislature of The Virgin Islands, dated January 14, 2013, and bearing the signatures of Senators Craig W. Barshinger, Diane Capehart, Donald Cole, Kenneth Gittens, Clifford Graham, Myron D. Jackson, Shawn-Michael Malone, Clarence Payne, Sammuel Sanes and Janette Millin Young which is attached to and by this reference made a part of this Resolution and which specifically names Senators to the Offices of the Thirtieth Legislature, its committee chairs, committee vice-chairs and memberships on standing committees, is adopted in whole and establishes the Majority Caucus of the Thirtieth Legislature, with members elected to each position specifically named in Section 2 of this Resolution and is a member of a committee as provided in Section 3.

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(b) COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

SECTION 2. THAT the following members are elected to the following offices of the Thirtieth Legislature: (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) Senator Shawn-Michael Malone is elected President; Senator Sammuel Sanes is elected Vice President; Senator Janette Millin Young is elected Secretary; Senator Donald Cole is elected Majority Leader; Senator Diane Capehart is elected Secretary for Intergovernmental and Territorial Affairs; (f) (g) Senator Clarence Payne is elected Liaison to the United States Congress; Senator Myron D. Jackson is elected Liaison to the United States Department of Interior, Office of Insular Affairs; and (h) Senator Kenneth Gittens is elected Liaison to the White House. THAT the following constitutes the standing Committees of the

SECTION 3.

Thirtieth Legislature, chairs, vice-chairs and memberships thereof:


(a) COMMITTEE ON RULES AND JUDICIARY

Chair: Vice Chair: Members:

Senator Sammuel Sanes Senator Diane Capehart Senator Shawn-Michael Malone Senator Janette Millin Young Senator Donald Cole Senator Kenneth Gittens Senator Myron D. Jackson

Chair: Vice Chair: Members:

Senator Clifford Graham Senator Donald Cole Senator Myron D. Jackson

3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 (e) COMMITTEE ON CULTURE, HISTORIC PRESERVATION, YOUTH AND RECREATION Chair: Senator Myron D. Jackson (d) (c) Senator Nereida Rivera OReilly Senator Clarence Payne Senator Terrence Positive Nelson Senator Judi Buckley COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, HOSPITALS, HUMAN SERVICES AND VETERANS AFFAIRS Chair: Vice-Chair: Members: Senator Clarence Payne Senator Kenneth Gittens Senator Alicia Chucky Hansen Senator Terrence Positive Nelson Senator Craig W. Barshinger Senator Tregenza Roach Senator Sammuel Sanes COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Chair: Vice Chair: Members: Senator Donald Cole Senator Janette Millin Young Senator Tregenza Roach Senator Nereida Rivera-OReilly Senator Judi Buckley Senator Sammuel Sanes Senator Myron D. Jackson

4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 (g) (f) Vice-Chair: Members: Senator Shawn-Michael Malone Senator Tregenza Roach Senator Nereida Rivera-OReilly Senator Janette Millin Young Senator Terrence Positive Nelson Senator Kenneth Gittens COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT SERVICES AND HOUSING Chair: Vice Chair: Members: Senator Diane Capehart Senator Craig W. Barshinger Senator Terrence Positive Nelson Senator Judi Buckley Senator Alicia Chucky Hansen Senator Donald Cole Senator Clifford Graham COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY, HOMELAND SECURITY AND JUSTICE Chair: Vice Chair: Members: Senator Kenneth Gittens Senator Sammuel Sanes Senator Judy Buckley Senator Craig W. Barshinger Senator Alicia Chucky Hansen Senator Clarence Payne Senator Tregenza Roach

5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 (h) (h) COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AGRICULTURE AND PLANNING


Chair: Senator Janette Millin Young

Vice Chair: Members:

Senator Myron D. Jackson Senator Sammuel Sanes Senator Nereida Rivera-OReilly Senator Diane Capehart Senator Shawn-Michael Malone Senator Clifford Graham

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Chair: Vice Chair: Members: Senator Craig W. Barshinger Senator Clarence Payne Senator Clifford Graham Senator Alicia Chucky Hansen Senator Donald Cole Senator Sammuel Sanes Senator Diane Capehart SECTION 4. THAT the Rules governing the organization and operations of the

Thirtieth Legislature of the Virgin Islands are as set forth in the document entitled Rules of the 30th Legislature of the Virgin Islands, dated January 14, 2013, which is attached to and by this reference made a part of this Resolution. BILL SUMMARY Section 1 establishes the majority caucus for the 30th Legislature. Section 2 establishes the elected officers of the 30th Legislature.

6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 BR13-0001/January 14, 2013 Section 3 provides for the standing committees of the 30th Legislature, their chairs, vice-chairs and members. Section 4 adopts the Rules of the 30th Legislature.