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Senate | June 4, 2015 | Chamber | Senate Session

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Senate to order, Sergeant of Arms, close the doors, members to gather their seats, members and guests on the gallery please silence all electronic devices. Leading the Senate in prayers is Reverend Peter Milner, Center Chaplain and all members and guests in the gallery, please stand. Let's pray. Heavenly Father you have been and will be a dwelling place for all the generations before the mountains are brought forth you, or God so we bow our heads and hearts before you and we see your guidance as a people and we give you credit for all you're doing, we're crippled without your help, we're helpless without your love, so come to our assistance and make haste to help us, forgive us of our sin, wipe away the tears from our eyes, let compassion on the lonely and grant peace to the brokenhearted. We ask you to hear these prayers, and bless all those assembled here in Christ name, Amen. Senator Burger is recognized for a motion. Thank you Mr. President, the Journal of Wednesday June 3rd, 2015 has been examined and it's found to be correct, I move that we dispense with the rating of the journal and that it stands approved as written. Objection general for June third stands approved as written senators we have leaves of absence granted today for Senators Rucho and Tillman. Senators upon the motion of Senator Jeff Tarte of Mecklenburg County the Chair is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to the fourth grade class of Highly Onclick Elementary School if you're with us today please stand to be recognized, Ireland Elementary School. Gratification bill Clerk will read. [xx] clerk request the following bills duly ratified for presentation to the governor. Senate bill bill 315 an act to authorize the Local Board of Education to make outdoor school property available to the public for recreational purposes, and to make other conforming changes. House Bill 352 an act to alter the standard approval public safety, tower communicators and dispatchers. House Bill 465, an act to enact the women and children's protection act of 2015. the following bill duly ratified appropriate law, and prepared for presentation to the Office of Secretary of State. House bill 279 an act regarding a special board of equalization and review for Wake County. Do we have any reports of standing committees? Senator Barringer for what purpose do you rise? To send forth a committee report. You can send forth your report senator. Clerk will read. Senator Barringer Judiciary II Committee submits for passage HB100 Committee Substitute 1 Unfavorable as to Committee Substitute bill number one but favor has to say the committee substitute bill title [xx] [xx] house bill 100 redistricting Members listen to our calendar for the day, we're going to start with public bills, second reading reading. Senator [xx] [xx]. You must speak to that first bill. House Bill 16 the clerk will read. House Bill 16 re-appeal outdated reports. We have a doctor recognized to speak to the bill. Thank you Mr President, members this bill does exactly what the title says. he'd like me to run through this out there in the reports, I 'll be happy too but if you're satisfied as the Department of Insurance was satisfied that this are no longer needed I asked for your support. We have a discussion or debate. Senator [xx]. Mr. President and [xx] question. Senator [xx] do you [xx] It's been a long time since I've been called a gentleman, yes. Senator, I have a doctor will this legislation create any felons? Yes but you'll have to find out where that is, thank you. No it will not.  Do we have any further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the request for the Senate to pass [xx] Senate Committee substitute house bill 16 on its second reading. All in favor vote aye, oppose will vote no, five seconds bill out for the voting and clerk will record the vote. Hagar aye Newton aye Wells aye Vandine aye

48 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative senate committee substitute house bill 16 passes its second reading without objection be read a third time. North Carolina general assembly enact. Are we having any discussion or debate? Hearing none the question for the senate is the passage of senate committee substitute house bill on its third reading all in favor say aye. Aye. Oppose no. The ayes have it senate committee substitute house bill 16 passes it's third reading it will be sent to the House for concurrence in the senate committee substitute. House bill 163 Clerk will read. House bill 163 captive[sp?] insurance amendments. Senator Davis is recognized to speak to the bill. Thank you Mr President, ladies and gentlemen of the Senate this bill just updates and makes some more competitive, our captive insurance market to growing business in North Carolina right now we have about 53 companies here and they bring in about $2.5 Million in revenue. If hopefully you don't have any questions if you do we have staff here that can answer any technical question if you may have. I ask for your  support. Do we have any discussion or debate? Hearing none the question before the senate is the passage of committee substitute house bill 163 on the second reading all in favor vote aye, opposed vote no, five seconds be allowed for the voting, clerk will record the vote. Berger aye, 48 having in the affirmative and zero in the negative, committee substitute house bill 163 passes it's second reading without objection be read the third time. North Carolina General assembly act. Do we have any discussion or debate? Hearing none the question before the senate is the passage of committee substitute house bill 163 on it's third reading all in favour say Aye, Aye opposed no the Ayes have it committee substitute to house bill 163 passes its third reading it will be enrolled and send to the governor. House bill 190 clerk will read. House bill 190 state health plan modification Sanderson recognised to speak to the bill. Thank you Mr president members of the senate this is also an agency request bill that come to us from the house requested by the North Carolina Department of Treasury it clears up some clarifying and conforming language dealing with retirement benefits is no opposition no physical impact to the State of North Carolina passed unanimously out of the house yesterday out of senate insurance the treasury would really like to have your support.  Senator Sanders to as returned to the chamber Do we have any discussion or debate hearing none the question before the house is the passage of committee substitute to house bill 190 on its second reading all in favor will vote aye opposed will vote no five seconds to be allowed for the voting and the clerk will record the vote. Burger Aye, 49 having voted in thee affirmative and zero in the negative committee substitute to house bill 190 passes its second reading without objection be read a third time. North Carolina General assembly act? Is there discussion or debate hearing none the question before the senate is the passage of committee substitute to house bill 190 on its third reading all in favor say aye? Aye, opposed no the ayes have it committee substitute to house bill 190 passes its third reading and will be enrolled and sent to the governor. House bill 262 clerk will read. House bill 262 Suppressed lines amendment, Senator Davis is recognized thank you Mr president this request was brought forth by the Department of Insurance and the North Carolina surplus vine association, Surplus Vine exist when there's a risk its highly specialized it was a high risk and they can't find a policy in a standard market, an example of this would be pollution on clean up There's a risk, there was a highly specialized was a high risk and they can't find a policy in the standard market an example of this would be polution clean up of private flood insurance and surplus lines don't go through the process of foreman refilling but there's an approval process for them in North Carolina and this allows the department of insurance to regulate, and I ask for your support. Further discussion or debate. Hearing none, the question before the senate is the passage of committee substitute House Bill 262 on it's second reading. All in favor vote aye, oppose vote no, five seconds to be left for the voting, clerk will record the vote. 49 having voted in  the affirmative zero in the negative.committee substitute in the House Bill 262 passes the second reading, without objection to be read a third time. North Carolina general assembly enact. Do we have any discussion or debate. Hearing nothing quest before the Senators to pass the bill substitute to House 262 on its third reading say 'Ai' oppose no, the ayes have it committee substitute House Bill 262 passes its third reading it would be enrolled and sent to the governor. Senators upon the motion of senators Burger and Robinson, Guilford County the chair is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to Coal Facts elementary school a french Michole[sp?] tax will stand to be recognized, thanks to be with us today senator we have one conference report for adoption

House Bill 795 the clerk will read House Bill 795 have a seat put forward. Senator Block is recognized to speak to the report. Thank you Mr. President, the they came back the difference between the house and the senate they accepted senator [xx] amendment that put forth but the one they didn't was one from senator Hartsel we are going to try to pin and work on that and some other legislation throughout this year but to support the conference report Senator Broacast is to support the conference report, any discussion or debate, Senator Bryan for what purpose do you rise? to ask a question of senator Brock. Senator Brock do you yield? I do. Senator Broke it was reassuring to hear that you might want contain the support of Senator [xx] amendment, which I thought was very reasonable under the circumstances of the overall scheme. Are we limited by the rules of the house of the senate in getting this language to somewhere else. Given that, it was kicked out of the conference report, that was my concern in terms of how we limited this session perhaps if don't know we can see if rules journal [xx] \ Senator Brock I don't know but maybe because it's a house bill. I don't think so, we can take a look at it. They said the language was to ambiguous for the health [xx]. So. We have some of our tronis[sp?] over here are pretty ambiguous as well so I'm sure they can class some pretty language putting some other language if they do representative Ray propose your rise and to speak on the motion and to adopt the congress report. Senator Brian you have the floor speak on the motion we think I'm sorry the difference in this point, will be trying a make up of what a man on what to do, the point of mercy point many have to sign the coverage of forward of 89 and 795 was based on combinations the amendment are straight forward I may say the senator has a way forward, we already have with this the coverage of this environment of housing to almost a level that we don't eve know will remain to be covered, this to value to even be coverage by the end, we have a state agencies involved in whatever the action are related to the branches we have to make a determination in this significant environment or impact, we are all ready to raise the terrestrial of work could even be considered, I will raise situation set as relate [xx] African as by development and then we say there're no accumulative or secondary impacts can be considered Senator [xx] amendment was critical to their being any relevance layer to the policy at when his provisions said that a second daily accumulative impact from previous actions could be looked at if they were not speculative and were reasonably predictable as it is not ambiguous is very narrow and specific he did a great job of narrowing that, we're down to almost  little or nothing and I just worry that we are taking any relevance out of having a state environmental policy. In this action they've taken to refuse this amendment, and I'm also concerned about whether under the rules we can put the same language back in somewhere else in the situation but I hope we can and that's my concern thank you. Any further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question for the senate is the motion to adopt conference support of house bill 795. all in favor will vote aye, opposed will vote no, five seconds to be allowed for the voting clerk will record the vote. Brian. Aye. 41 having voted in the affirmative and eight in the negative, the conference supporting house bill 795 as adopted in the house will be notified. That wraps up our schedule for this week and we will like at this time to say thank you to the pages and the lots of you, I hope it's been a good and busy week for you, thanks for serving the senate and hope you come back to see us. Thanks so much. Do we have any notices or announcements? Senator Davis for what purpose you rise? A moment of personal privilege at the appropriate time. Senator Davis you have the floor for a moment of personal privilege.

Thank you Mr President. Ladies and gentlemen of the senate, the blood mall bill was down stairs, and I invite you to go down there and donate your blood, but be aware, I advice you ahead of time, you must have photo ID to donate blood.  Do we have any further notices or announcement? Senator Lee your purpose arise? Thank you Mr. President point of personal privilege. You have the floor senator. Every 10 years To get Senator Wordy Wide, sat on the same seat that Senator Blue is sitting in, and his son is here as paged this week Kevin Wide. For those of you who had the opportunity to serve with Senator Wide, if you have any great stories that you can tell his son, that he can bring back to his father, will be greatly appreciated, thank you. Thanks senator. Any other notices or announcements? Any further business come for the senate? Now the chair notices Senator Bugger for a motion. Hey Mr President. Just briefly the motion is going to be that we adjourned until Monday at 1:30. The 1:30 our struck time will be for administrative purposes, we will not take any votes until 7 o'clock session. So I move that the senate do now adjourn subject to understand the stipulation supporting senate rule is 24.1 the appointment of conferee, fabrication of these we see we it has messages that reconvene on Monday, June 8th 2015 at 1.30 P. M. Motion of the senate is now adjourned subject to stipulation stated by Senator Burger to reconvene Monday June 8th at 1.30 P. M. Seconded by senator Bingham. All in favor say aye, oppose no. The ayes have it. And the senate stands adjourned. Best from the house Mr president it is all in the message we sent to the senate informing that honorable [xx] that the house of Representative has adopted the report of conferee house bill 795 corporate report, a bill also being entitled and actively formed in amidst terminal power [xx] when the appropriate you take on both chamber of the bill will be ordered in row, respectfully in this [xx] is back for the three special club. Message from the house. Mr. President in this order that a message be sent to senate in [xx] that the House Representative fails to concur, then House Bill 347 send it to minute substitute third edition a bill to re entitle act final in relation to grand county [xx] to increase its room to authorize [xx] county to increase its room tourism tax to 6% and to make other administrative changes and to authorize [xx] county commissioners and rocking him county commission to call special election in the stocks sale [xx] protection district for the purpose of submitting to the qualified voters there end, the question of increasing [xx] special tax for fire protection within a district from 10 cents to $100. correction, 10 cents on the $100 evaluation to 15 cents 100 dollar evaluation on all taxable property within such districts and request country Tim Moore has appointed Representative West Chair, Representative R. Turner, Representative Browning and Representative Representative Lewis on the part of the house of representatives do you confer with the like committee appointed by the senate? to the end that the differences arising may be resolved. Respectfully, we need personal clerk message from the house senate bill 333 house committee substitute enact to require the state bond of education to include specific data in it's annual to report on the teaching profession receive on the recurrent in April 2015.