VI Draft Constitution will not go to the electorate unless it complies with the U.S. Constitution

PROVIDING FOR RECONSIDERATION AND REVISION OF PROPOSED CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS — (Senate – June 17, 2010)

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Mr. BROWN of Ohio. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to the immediate consideration of S.J. Res. 33, a joint resolution providing for the reconsideration and . . . → Read More: VI Draft Constitution will not go to the electorate unless it complies with the U.S. Constitution

Fifth V.I. Proposed Constitution (Rejected by Congress)

VI Proposed Constitution

Republicans and Democrats¬† serving as delegates to the Fifth Constitutional Convention strongly objected to the unconstitutional provision of the proposal and voted against it passage.¬† The V.I. Governor, John P. DeJongh, Jr. even refused to forward on to D.C. the subject document both he and VI Attorney General Frazer deemed in serious violation . . . → Read More: Fifth V.I. Proposed Constitution (Rejected by Congress)

V.I. Model Draft Constitution

I ran for the position of delegate to the recent Constitutional Convention and presented to the voters a pro-forma draft.¬† My radio and newspaper ads warned that past failures of a ratifiable V.I. Constitution were the result of drafters refusing to adhere to the enabling legislation from Congress and instead try to insert some radical separatist . . . → Read More: V.I. Model Draft Constitution