LEGISLATION AND POLICIES
Creates the Virgin Islands Port Authority; to authorize issuance of bonds for the Port Authority and for other purposes
Changes the effective date of the establishment of the Virgin Islands Port Authority to Feb. 11, 1969
Establishes VI Port Authority's law enforcement force
To rename Harry S. Truman airport in St. Thomas airport in honor of former USVI Governor Cyril Emanuel King
To name the Cruz Bay ferry dock in St. John the Loredon Lorence Boynes Sr. Dock
To name the Tortola Wharf Marine Terminal the Edward Wilmoth Blyden IV Marine Terminal
To name the Frederiksted cruise ship facility in St. Croix the Ann E. Abramson Marine Terminal
To rename the Alexander Hamilton Airport in St. Croix the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport
To name the Container Port on St. Croix the Wilfred "Bomba" Allick Port and Transshipment Center
To name the Molasses Pier in St. Croix the Gordon A. Finch Molasses Pier
To name the Crown Bay Marine Terminal in honor of Austin "Babe" Monsanto
To name the marine terminal in Red Hook the Urman Fredericks Marine Terminal
To name the marine facility at Enighed Pond, St. John the Theovald Eric Moorehead Dock and Terminal
To name the Cruz Bay Creek in St. John the Victor William Sewer Marine Facility
To amend Title 24 VI Code, Chapter 14, section 371 (b) to insert harbor pilots as Class III employees.
To name the seaplane terminal in St. Thomas the Charles F. Blair Seaplane Terminal
An Act amending title 33, chapter 3, subsection 1, Virgin Islands Code to establish a $3.00 ocean common carrier tax on each cruise ship passenger entering St. Thomas and St. John. This act also allows cruise ships anchored or docked in St. Thomas or St. John to operate onboard casinos after 5 p.m. while in port for use only by their passengers.
To name the seaplane terminal in Water Gut, Christiansted, St. Croix the Svend Aage Ovesen Jr. Seaplane Terminal
East End Taxi Association, Inc. concession at the Urman Fredericks Marine Terminal in Red Hook St. Thomas
Virgin Islands Taxi Association, Inc. concession at Cyril E. King Airport, St. Thomas
St. Croix Taxicab Association, Inc. concession at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, St. Croix
St. Thomas Taxi Association, Inc. concession at Austin "Babe" Monsanto Marine Terminal, Crown Bay, St. Thomas
ATS Taxi Service, Inc. concession at Edward W. Blyden IV Marine Terminal, St. Thomas
An Act granting easements by the Port Authority for Parcels No. 20, 24, and 199 Crown Bay, 4 Southside, Quarter, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands pursuant to the authority conferred upon the Port Authority under title 29 Virgin Islands Code, section 543 (6)
An Act amending title 33 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 3, section 57(b) relating to the Marine Terminal Tax to allow the Virgin Islands Port Authority to collect the tax
An Act approving the use of funds from the Community Facilities Trust Fund for various community facilities and urban development projects throughout the territory (appropriated $500,000 to the Virgin Islands Port Authority to dredge the Schooner Bay Channel)
VI Government Inter-Agency Land Swap - Parcels 16, 17, and 18 Subbase to VIPA and Release of Parcels 12A Subbase from VIPA to Department of Planning & Natural Resources
An Act ratifying Major Coastal Zone Permit No. CZT-0-13 (W) issued to the Virgin Islands Port Authority to dredge material from the north side of the Crown Bay Cruise Ship Pier and Crown Bay East and West Gregerie Channel
An Act directing the Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, in collaboration with the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority, to promote the island of St. Croix to those visiting St. Thomas and St. John, and for other purposes
Includes Appropriation of $2.4 million for the Gordon A. Finch Molasses Pier Enhancement Project
Approving the West Indian Company Limited and VIPA Joint Permit Application to Dredge the Charlotte Amalie Harbor to Accommodate the Oasis-class Vessels at the WICO Dock
Approving VIPA's Permit Application to Construct a New U.S. Customs and Border Protection Facility at the Urman Fredericks Marine Terminal in Red Hook, St. Thomas
Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Virgin Islands Port Authority
An Act honoring and commending Robert O'Connor Jr. for his commitment to the people of the Virgin Islands through his service as a senator, his membership on the Virgin Islands Port Authority Board of Governors and his work as a community leader by naming the VIPA maintenance building in his honor.
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, now the BUILD) Grant award for the Gordon A. Finch Molasses Pier Enhancement Project.
Appropriation of $900,000 to fund repairs to the Loredon Lorence Boynes Sr. Dock in Cruz Bay, St. John
An Act appropriating $1,665,637 from the St. Croix Capital Improvement Fund to the Virgin Islands Port Authority for the completion of the “Henry E. Rohlsen Improvement and Expansion Project."
Names the car ferry barge dock at Red Hook St. Thomas in honor of Noel "Breeze" Boynes Sr.
Appropriates $2,050,000 from the St. Croix Capital Improvement Fund for the replacement of the existing, deteriorated tender landing pier and repairs at the Ann E. Abramson Marine Terminal in Frederiksted, St. Croix.
Supplemental Budget - Includes an appropriation in the amount of $400,000 for VIPA to design a multi-purpose facility for cultural events on St. John and $400,000 to repair the concrete storm panels at the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility on St. Croix.
An Act appropriating the excess debt service reserve funds for the outstanding Matching Fund Revenue Bonds to fund certain urgently needed capital projects across the Territory - includes an appropriation in the amount of $440,000 to complete Phase 2 of the St.Thomas Waterfront fending project.
An Act to transfer certain real property (former Cancryn Jr. High School) from the Government of the Virgin Islands to the Virgin Islands Port Authority; to require the Virgin Islands Port Authority to pay certain sums to the Education Maintenance Fund.
An Act appropriating $920,000 from the St. John Capital Improvement Fund to build and establish the Cruz Bay Fish Market in St. John, modifying the existing concrete boat ramp and bulkhead, as well as constructing an aesthetically pleasing structure.
Authorized the Virgin Islands Port Authority to establish a self-insurance program to cover and manage certain risks.
An appropriation of an additional $570,000 to fund repairs to the Loredon Lorence Boynes Sr. Dock in Cruz Bay, St. John.
An appropriation of $679,250 to fund the resurfacing of the Gordon A. Finch Molasses Pier facility.
An Act appropriating the sum of $17 million in fiscal year ending September 30, 2024 from the excess of funds contained in the Debt Service Reserve Fund for the Gross Receipts Taxes Revenue Bonds to the Virgin Islands Port Authority for the dredging of the Charlotte Amalie Harbor and establishing reporting requirements for the expended funds.