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Senate | June 24, 2015 | Chamber | Senate Session

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Senate will come to order. Sergeant at arms close the doors, as members gets the seats, members and guests in the gallery we ask you please silence all electronic devices. Leading the senate in prayer, is other than Peter know as senate champion, all members and guests in gallery will please stand. Let's bow our heads and pray. Lord, how sure we enter into your presence full of pride, also we pray to you now, you're also just even know where to begin, what to ask Lord even in our lost of all to you are gracious, you are clear when we have the clarity you're God and we stumble [xx] heavenly Father we are blindness, we repent in our inability to work together, you repent of name calling because in repentance and next it's our salvation Lord and so I'm so thankful that we can come here and feel your love because your love is not dependent upon our words, your love is not dependent even on our prayers because you are faithful to the end. Tom, Jesus rescue us from my snares and set us free it's in your name Jesus we pray, Amen. Senator Burger is recognized for a motion. Thank you Mr. President, the journal of Tuesday June 23rd 2015 has be examined and found to be correct I move we dispense with the reading of the journal and stand approve is written. No objection journal for June the 23rd stand approve is written, senators we have leave that to the grand of the day for Senator Hartsel, [xx] and Robinson Senators upon the motion center [xx] of foresight County the Chair is happy to extend courtesies of the gallery to Julie Scott Emmons District, director for Congressman, Mark Walker. Miss Emmons if you're at the stand to be recognized, thanks for joining us in the Senate. Senator Cook for what purpose you rise? Send forth community report. One second on that Senator, we'll get to that in just a second. alright Senator Cook you're up, you can send forward your committee report Clerk will read. Senator Cock for Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee submit the passage. House bill 634 committee substitute number one, in favor as committee substitute bill number one, in favor as to senate committee substitute bill stronghold of  bill reform area clarification. House bill 705 committee substitute number one on favor of committee substitute bill number one in favor of committee substitute bill, title.committee substitute take requirement. Senate bill 255 committee substitute number two, all in favorable committee substitute bill number two the favor as to senate committee substitute bill title they may incur legislation reform. House bill 624, 705 and 255 calendar do we have any other report of standing committees? Any further report or standing committee? Senator Cook, Senator Cook your microphone is on, Thank you Senators we move right into our calendar for the day, starting with public bills, house bill 55 Clerk will read House bill 55, Public Exhibit of

Fireworks NCSU Senator Alexander is recognized to speak to the bill Thank you Mr. President fellow Senators the house bill 55 allows in NC state university to have their fireworks displaced at football games and whatever else they still have to go to the state fire Marshall and have to get the permits and whatever else but this particular case they will not have to go to the county commissioners to get this permission. The NC state has lots of reasons to need to have some inventory fireworks. The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has had the same provision for they've not had any basis to celebrate in recent years and so I ask for your support of this bill. Do we have any discussion or debate? Hearing none question for the senate is the passage of House Bill 55 all in favor will vote aye opposed will vote no five seconds to be allowed for the voting clerk will record the vote. 47 having voted in the affirmative and zero on the negative possible 45, 000 for the second reading is that objection be read or return? That goes on the General Assembly Act. We discuss on the debate hearing none those for the passing of the house bill 55 on the third reading say eye oppose no the eyes have it house bill 55 passes and will be enrolled in center of the governor Mr president senator Richard we recognize for your order senate bill on financial report is out of order you can send for audio report later on the committee Senator [xx] of finance committee submit the House Bill 307 debit on trial used some debit fee favorable, House Bill 356 [xx] few changes also available house bill 307 and 356 covered House Bill 288 clerk will read. House Bill 288 insurance technical changes. Senator [xx] is recognized to speak to the bill Thank you Mr. President would you ask Senator Richard to sit down please? Senator Richard could you please return to your seat. Thank you. Mr. President, he did pay attention [xx] sergeant at arms. Mr. President this is agency bill brought to us from the department of insurance, it's necessary to ensure that North Carolina insurance laws comply with NAIC requirements and for DOI to keep its NAIC accreditations. Seems like all stakeholders have worked out the provisions and everyone seems happy. I ask for your support, but before I get that I'll need to send forth an amendment please. You can send forth your amendment Senator. Clerk will read. Senator Apodaca moves to amend the bill. Senator Apodaca is recognized to explain the amendment. Thank you Mr. President, members this change as a technical change with a mislabelling from a G12 to a B12 I ask for your support discussion or debate on the amendment. Hearing none, the question before the senate is the adoption of amendment one all in favor vote aye, opposed vote no, five seconds to be allowed for the voting, clerk will record the vote. Berger aye, Senator Hartsell is back in the chamber, aye for Hartsell. Forty eighty having voted in the affirmative, zero in the negative, amendment one is adopted, the bill as amended is back before the body. Do we have any further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the senate is the passage of senate committee substitute House Bill 288 as amended on its second reading? All in favor vote aye, opposed vote no, five seconds to be allowed for the voting, clerk will record the vote Barefoot I, forty eight, having voted in the affirmative zero in the negative senate committee substitute to house bill 288 as amend passes it second reading without objection be read a third time. North Carolina general assembly enacts, Any discussion or debate hearing none the question before the senate is the passage of Senate Committee Substitute House Bill 288 as amended on it's third reading all in favor say Aye, Aye Opposed no  The aye's have it. Senate Committee Substitute House Bill 288 as amended passes it's third reading. The amended goes to it will be sent to the house for concurrence in the senate committee substitute Sen. Apodaca for what purpose do you rise? Motion please Sen. Apodaca has the floor for a motion present member house bill 766 amends CBD or it's the next one on the calendar has to be removed from calendar placed on next Wednesday's calendar.  Without objection so ordered. Thank you, For additional motion while

I am up, You have the floor or 639 transportation funding bill currently in committee on roads asked to be removed and referred committee on transportation, No objection so ordered. Moving on to public bill for concurrence, senate bill 88 clerk will read. Senate bill 88 pole attachments disputes. Senator Brown is recognized to speak to the motion. Thank you Mr. President, I think this is the bill that has been negotiated the longest of any bill of this session. I think all authorities finally come to a point they are all semi-happy so I will get in the details but again I know many opposition parties have worked it out and I ask for your support. Do we have any discussion or debate on the motion to conquer senator Pittman for what purpose do you rise? Thank you Mr. President, to speak briefly on the bill. You have the floor Senator. Senator Brown has worked a long time on this bill and this negotiated to where he's got everybody fairly mad at one another, therefore I feel like we've got a good bill, I will vote for it Senator Brown. Any discussion or debate on the motion? Hearing none, the question for the Senate is the motion to concur and the house committee substitute to Senate Bill all in favor vote aye. Opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The Clerk will record the vote. Blue, aye. McKissick, aye 48 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative the Senate concurs and House Committee Substitute Bill 88 will be enrolled and sent to the Governor. Senate Bill 284, the Clerk will read. Senate Bill 284, Infrastructure Assessments/Extend Sunset. Senator. Hart is recognize to speak to the motion Mr. President, members of the Senate, I suggest it's appropriate to vote for concurrence the only change made in the House was at the request of local government commission that limited the term. Again I suggest  you vote yes. Senator[sp?] that you concurI is there any discussion or debate on the motion? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the motion to concur in the Committee Substitute Senate Bill 288 For, all in favor vote aye. Opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. 48 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative, the Senate concurs and the Committee Substitute Senate Bill 284 will be enrolled and sent to the Governor. Senate Bill 455. The Clerk will read. Senate Bill 455, Iran Divestment Act. Senator Gunn is recognized to speak to the motion. Thank you President, I would vote that you conquer. The treasure made some very minor changes to clear up some of the language with great support through the house. I would ask for you concurrence. Senator Gunn as you conquer in the motion, is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none the question before the senate is the motion to conquer and the house committee substitute Senate Bill 435, all in favor vote aye, oppose will cote no. Five second be allowed for the voting clerk will record the vote. Louis, Senate Louise I 48 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative the senate conquer in House committee substitute senate bill 455 will be enrolled and sent to the Governor, Senator Apodaca could you rise Mr president we concurred on senate bill 284 a moment a go we need to send that to the governor if we could via special messenger So order. Moving on to a single conference report for adoption house bill 640 [xx] House bill 640 outdoor hearing exists  Senator Jackson recognized to speak to the motion members are basically the only change was made was on our page three land 351 we changed the term to prohibit hunting or selling from 9;30 12:30 and this was a compromised with conference committee, and I would ask for your support would be happy to answer any questions do we have any discussion debate? Senator Hise your propose your purpose arise? Speak to the motion.  Senator Hise has the floor and speak to the motion. Thank you Mr. President, members of the committee this bill left is something I actually voted for, it's something I spoke out to support, but it's changed dramatically from compromised re-address here in the senate and I believe is play something into law this is absolutely an impossible, we've an individual going hunting Sunday morning? So in 9:30 they required to be out of the woods? Are they required to be out of their tree stand?

Can they just set the gun down and wait for three hours for 12:30 to come along the individual chooses to bring a bowl and a gun can they just choose to switch which weapon they happen to be using at that time? I do not believe that we have a policy now which allows hunting till 9:30 and then again after 12:30 that game wardens can work with, that they can enforce and make sure is responsible stunning in this state, I think the only one they're hoping to go to church on Sunday morning is the game warden's so that park can be ignored and I would ask for you not to support this motion Do have any have  further discussion or debate. Senator Raven for what purpose do you rise? I'd like to correct my good friend Senator Hise please[sp?]. Senator [xx] There are days hunting times that start at twelve o'clock already and that's well known. Also, the game wardens know that we can start some [xx] 30 minutes or at sunrise and we can stop 30 minutes after sunset and that goes now, and it has been that way. And also correct  him this is not having anything to do with hunting on Sunday, it has to do with taking a game with firearm on Sunday you can have all day with a bow and arrow crawling up in North Carolina Do we have any further discussion or debate Senator Brock, for what purpose do you rise? Quickly speak to the motion You have the floor senator Those who don't know I didn't support this even though I'm Run most the gun legislation the last few years but the one of the problems I have with this in this new time limit is that it starts at 9:30. The problem I have is on Easter Sunday during the sunrise service is I think of all times during the year we should be most respectful during that time and this bill transports all of that. Are we having any further discussion or debate. Mr. President. Senator Blue for what purpose of your rise? Senator block for question.  Senator Block do you yield? I yield.   Do you have customers day? Yes and I will say that for me Easter is more important because of salvation. Any further discussion or debate. Hearing non the question for the senate is motion about to adopt the councils's report house bill 640 on favor of vote eye opposing no 5 seconds being allowed for the voted both record no we have been honored we have been 33 having voted informative 15 in the negative he said that he adopts the conference report for house bill 640 and the house will be notified. And that represent the counter for today, do we have any notices or announcements? Any notices or announcements? Senator Brown, for what purpose do you rise? An announcement. Senator Brown you have the floor for your announcement. Republicans with causes[sp?] meeting after session. Any further notices or announcements? Any further business come forth to senate. Now the chair recognizes Senator Bager for a motion. Thank you Mr. President for the senate you now adjourn subject standing stipulations set forward in senate rule 24.1 received merit reports reappointment temporaries, ratification of bills and receive the pulse messages to reconvene on Thursday June 25th 2015 at 12 PM. The motion by the senator adjourned subject to the stipulation stated by representative Bager to reconvene Thursday June 25th at 12 PM seconded by Senator Stain. All in favor say aye, opposed no, the ayes have it. Senate stands adjourned.