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House | June 24, 2015 | Chamber | House Session

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House to come to order, members will take there seat, visitors will retire from the chamber the Sergeant of Arms will close the doors, members and all visitors you're asked to please silence all electronic devices. This afternoon prayer will be offered by Representative Waddell, the rest of the members and all the visitors in the gallery to please stand for the prayer and remain standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. Representative  Waddell. Fine Mr. Speaker. Please pray with me, this prayer was offered by a Pastor of Guango Assembly of God castrol [xx] most gracious heavenly father we come to you today as open as we open this session of the general assembly. First we say thank you for giving us this day, for this is the day the Lord has made, everyday is a gift from above, and I opt to use it for your glory. We thank you for all your blessing, on our country and upon the great State of North Carolina. We thank thank you for our families and those who'd depend the planets each day. Now we ask you to grant Wilson to our representative here, to accomplish the task that is set before as, as you gave Solomon wisdom to govern wisely, so give us that same wisdom, let every decision we make in this place, be a Godly decision and in the best interest of the people who we serve. We ask you to lead in all we say in all we do today and my it bring glory and honor to you. We ask this in your presence name amen. Amen. Our predilution through inquiry of the United States of America and to the Republic which we stand. One nation under God. And this, with emity and justice for all. The gentleman from Ohio representative Luis has recognized the formation. Mr. Speaker, the journal for Tuesday June 23rd has been examined and found to be correct a move that is stand the pool this reading. Representative Luis want to move to the general for June 23rd, be a progress lead. Those of favor will say aye, those opposed no, the aye's have it. The gentleman once approved is written. Ratification of bills and resolutions, clerk will read. [xx] requested following bills to be ratified for presentation to the Governor senate bill 333 and natural require that the state board of education include specific data in its annual report on the teaching profession. Senate bill 423 enact to align state law with Federal law by providing for the support and health development for [xx] foster care for implementation of reasonable and program power standing for decisions made foster parent or a designated official by a childcare institution and revising the laws pertaining to abuse, neglect and dependence regarding juvenile placement or the juvenile coup to provide liability insurance for foster parents, to reduce various obtaining drivers licence for foster children and by clarifying that foster parents do not violate financial responsibility to requirements by allowing foster children with their on our insurance covers to operate the vehicle owner by a first dependent, and to acquire the department of health and human services to start and medicare wages for children the serious emotional disturbance. Senate Bill 462, an act to clarify that the Public Authority may establish, control and operate a nonprofit Corporation of taxes status. Senate Bill 578, an act to transition abuse and neglect investigations in child care facilities to the division of and now the education within the Department of Health and Human Services. House Bill 148, an act to require owners of Mopeds to have in full force an effective policy for financial responsibility, and to make clarifying changes related to the law requiring the registration of Mopeds. House Bill 652, an act establishing the right track to provide and expend assessment for investigational drugs, biological products and devices for patients diagnosed with terminal illness. Chapter bills will be noted. Members the House will come to order please. We have several courtesies the gallery the Chair would like to do and I ask everybody's attention. First of on behalf of the gentleman of Caldwell County, Representative Robinson the Chair is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to his daughter-in-law Romie, and grandson Robie, and Rickie, would you all please stand so that we could welcome you with us today? They're over here on the side, thank you very much for being here. On motion of the representative of Wilson County, Representative Susan Martin the chair is happy to extent the courtesies for the gallery to Susan Hudson, Mitchell Edgar, and Lenman Edgar, and Sarah Thomas who from Western County, [xx] has been serving Representative Martins as a house extra for the summer, we appreciate all your work. Would you please stand so that we

could welcome you [xx] today as well, thank you for being here. Our motion of the Representative county representatives [xx] and Jimmy Dickson the chair is happy to extend the courtesy of the gallery to Coretta Sutton who is the Director of the Emotions Organization would you please stand so we could welcome thank you for being here with us. On motion of the gentleman from Iredell county representative Fraley the Chair is happy to extend the courtesy in the gallery Jacky Hoffman Amozzle he is model and driver who has been serving has a page's week and also her brother Lucas who is here. Would you all please stand so that we could welcome you as well? Over here on this side. And then the Chair would also ask that my aunt Brenda Sowers[sp?] is here today and then several of my cousins who are with her Japheth March Halley[sp?] March, lended[sp?] March, Blake March and Cassie March may gentlemen please rise so that we can recognize you as well. Thank you. Represented is Blastin Jordan recognized to send forth committee report the clerk will read. [xx] objecting, judiciary two committee report, Senate Bill 286 may collect the sale of [xx] Counter 36B. House Bill 882, community management licences and plan community act changes [xx] bill will take to finance. The original bill is placed on the unfavorable counter, the committee substitute is re-referred to the committee of the [xx] Senate bill 238 is talking about GPS criminal offence, cyber house committee substitute on several Senate committee substitute. Senate committee substitute is placed on unfavorable calendar, the house committee substitute is referred to the committee on rules counter on operations of the house, representative Eyewill Shepherd and Twell with recognize support committee report, clerk will read. Members allows Representative Torbett Transportation Committee Report, Senate Bill 174 well code at least, City of Rockingham favorable. Calendar and members of the house if the body will give the chair your attention for a minute. Senate Bill 174, I believe is a local bill, it is a public bill, the chair has been requested to add this to today's calendar by members of the delegation from our new Henebry representative Torbett, Representative Iler has requested this bill be added to today's calendar. Is there an objection to this bill being added to today's calendar? Objection. And the bill is objected to by the gentleman for Durham, question for the house. The rules chairman is going to be recognized for a motion. For motion Mr. Speaker. Gentleman you are recognized for the motion. Mr speaker I move the senate bill 174 be added to today's calendar and the objection before mentioned.   General Hart[sp?] has moved that Senate Bill 174 be added to the day's calendar for the discussion for the debate if not the question for that says the motion. Those who support will vote yes those oppose no [xx] to vote Do the following members wish to record? Davis[sp?] Steand[sp?] Puis[sp?] Glaiser[sp?] Walehm[sp?] and Graham. If so, please do so at this time. Clerk will lock the machine and record the vote, 83 having voted in favor 28 the negative, the motion is adopted so the Bill 174 is added to the day's calendar, the clerk will continue with picking out committee report. Senate Bill 299 Port Usage Contracts/Public Records. Favorable. Senate Bill [xx] the gentleman cannot actually object to that bill being calendared. But his sentiments is always appreciated. It's not being added to the day's calendar Representative [xx] its calendar 36 B. The gentleman at the corner please continue.   [xx] senator semi autonomous vehicle [xx] Senate Bill 600 is referred to the committee on rules countering operation clause. There's here with us today to [xx] from Williamson. Ms Williamson thank you for being

with us please join me welcome members for the day. Messages from the Senate. Mr. Speaker. For what purpose does the gentleman from Cumberland Representative Floyd rise? Inquiry the Chair. The gentleman is recognized for an inquiry. Mr. Speaker, in all due diligence to all members of the General Assembly, is there any other bills that we can do today instead of placing them on the calendar for tomorrow? Well we could probably do a lot but the House minority leader doesn't want to stand bills. I didn't mean to call you out Representative Hall, for what purpose does the gentleman from Durham, Representative Hall rise? Ask a question about the calendar. The gentleman is recognized to send the inquiry. Thank you Mr. Speaker. Appreciate the question. For what purpose, perhaps the gentleman from Cumberland will like to direct the question to the gentleman from Durham. No sir [xx] different today, I'm trying to get an idea about the calendar for tomorrow that's what I was asking and I'm that those bill that is not in conflict that if we could add them might be as bright as sunshine day tomorrow the gentleman in Purple Sarawak is appreciated. This is the message from the senate message from senate and the clerk will read. This is quickly it is only the message we sent to the house bill representative with information that the senate adopt the report of the conference for senate bill 333 conference committee substitute about the entire required the Senate board of education, State board of education includes specific data in this annual report an appropriate action section has been taken by both chambers the bill will be ordered in row respectively fro a line of possible clerk the message is noted, members House bill 263 will be removed from today's calendar I believe we this counter 36B we don't know if it's going to be counted from Monday or Tuesday will the appropriate notice will go out but 263 is removed from today's calendar Senator Bill 174 the clerk will read Senator Lee, Senator 174 a bill to be entitled an act to the provide may lease from the department of transportation to departments interest in a portion of the former CSX transportation rail corridor within the limits of that city. General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. For what purpose does the lady from New Hangover Representative Hamilton rise? To debate the bill. The lady has the floor to debate the bill Thank you Mr Leader. This bill was heard in transportation committee yesterday and was passed with a unanimous approval. This is a local bill that will allow an abandoned portion of the railroad quarter in downtown Wilmington to be leased by the city of Wilmington for the purposes of putting trails and making landscaping improvements which will also benefit the community college in our area and I would ask for your support, thank you. For what purpose does the gentleman Representative Walter rise?  To speak on the bill Mr. Speaker.  Gentleman has the floor to debate the bill. This is not the first time this is happened in the state, it's actually happened once in my county and it works out wonderful because it's the best of both worlds. We still keep the rail active in case there is a use for it in the future, but we also provide the walking capacity or walking availability running beside the rails, so it works best for both pedestrians that might need to use it and still keep it open for future and or transit so I appreciate support of the bill. Mr Speaker. For what purpose does the gentlemen from Ash representative Jordan rise? To enquire from representative from New Hanover. Does the lady from New Hanover yield to the gentleman from Ash? I do. She yields. Thank you, representative for yielding, I just want to confirm what it took the vote to get this on the calendar today. Is there any opposition to this bill that you are aware of? None whatsoever. Thank you. Thank you. Further discussion, further debate. Yes now the question for the house is the passage. Senate bill 174 on its second reading, those in favor will vote aye, those oppose no, the clerk will open the vote. The Clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. 100 and 11 having voted in the affirmative and one in the negative, Senate bill 174 passes its second reading and will without objection be read a third time. General Assembly enacts. Further discussion, further debate if

not the question for the house is the passage of Senate bill 174 in its third reading. Those in favor will say Aye Aye Aye Those opposed No. The aye's have it, Senate bill 174 passes it's third reading. The bill is ordered in roll and sent to the Governor The house will come back to order. For what purpose does the just a moment. The house will come back to order, for what purpose that the gentleman from Cherokee Rep. West rise? For a motion Mr. Speaker speaker. The chairman is recognized for a motion. Thank you Mr. Speaker. I move to dismiss the [xx] for house bill 347, Graham Bergkamp occupancy tax and further move to concur with the senate committee any substitute. The gentleman moves to first of all disband the com freeze. Is there objection to the motion? Hearing none so ordered and the gentleman is now wishing to to move the, do we have bill [xx] before us Madam Clerk. house bill just a moment. The bill is in possession of the house under 36B. Chair will direct calendar, then Chair would also ask is there objection to the motion to concur being added to the base calendar? Hearing none, so ordered. bills at today counter, in all uproar will give members a few minutes to read, [xx] [xx] fro union representative [xx] rise? The gentleman from [xx] has moved move that the House be concur with House Bill 347. House Bill 347, the clerk will read. Representative Cunningham, Representative Blust, house bill 337 the bill to be entitled an Act To Modify The Authorization Of Rowan County To Leverage The Occupancy Tax To Authorize Buncombe County to Increase It's Room Occupancy For Tourism Development in 6% and make other administrative changes. General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. For what purpose the gentleman for Guilford, Rep. Blust rise? To see if there's anyone who can explain the stokes day or fire district portion of this bill. Who is this the member handling that part? Further discussion further debate? For what purpose does the gentleman from Cumberland, Representative Glazier rise? To see if Representative West would yield to a question. Does the gentleman from Cherokee yield to the gentleman from Cumberland? yes sir He yields Thank you very much. Thank you representative I'm trying to catch up real quickly but can you tell me what the changes were that were concurring in. What did the Senate do? The house bill 347 went over to the senate was local bill for Graham county, they added Bakem county to it, the [xx] tax in the stokes, they are far tax. And members this may address some concerns. This bill only have it's second reading today, it has to have  third tomorrow, so part of the rush was disposing of it today and not having a second reading on a third so we'll have to deal with it on Monday. Further discussion, further debate on the motion if not the question for the house is the most to concur with the senate committee substitute for the house bill 347. Those in favor will vote Aye those opposed No, the clerk will open the vote. The clerks will lock the machine to record the vote. 96 having voted in the affirmative and 14 in the negative, the motion is adopted, the bill will remain on the calendar for third reading members the tomorrows session we're looking at a 12.00 noon session it does appear we will have some votes, we are just for your information the committee is working on a couple of things and we'll keep the body informed if there's any developments. For what purpose does the gentleman from Rutherford Representative Harger rise? If it's right time Mr. Speaker for an announcement.  The gentleman is recognized for an announcement. Thank you Mr. Speaker [xx] will congress tomorrow 10:00 A. M. look at your email for the room number. For what purpose does the gentleman from Onslow Representative Cleveland rise?  For an announcement Gentleman has the forth call for announcement. Homeland security military veteran's officials will meet at 11 [xx] 12, eleven in the morning [xx] any further notice of this announcement from previous delay from Davy, representative [xx] To make announcement. [xx] has for announcement First you we save a special invitation for our wine tasting event this afternoon at five and that will be a the on the grounds at the lieutenant Governors house, 5 o'clock, go home take your jackets

off in your ties, be comfortable the department of agriculture is providing some large fans and we invite you all to come. We've got about 40 different vineyards that are coming in to provide the taste of their food for you and we have that everybody can come and enjoy the event 5 clock we look to the Governor's means the on going of the new will got to his office what to representative Bloris[sp?] rise further announcement general has for announcements thank you Mr speaker the house committee on finance will continue discussions  of the finance portion of this Senate budget we will meet in 6:43 tomorrow so there will be more room for people to listen and at 8:30 we will continue the discussion and that was suspended on Tuesday. Thank you. For what purpose does the gentleman from Guilford, Rep. Hardister, rise? Moment of personal privilege. The gentleman is recognized to speak to a point of personal privilege. Thank you Mr. Speaker. Members, today's my seat mate's birthday. Rep. Donnie Lambeth is a year older but don't let his gray hair fool you. The work that he's doing on Medicaid reform is keeping him young. He's a great friend and a good seat mate and I hope you'll join me in wishing him a happy birthday For what purpose does the gentleman from Cumberland, Rep. Floyd, rise? To see if Rep. Howard would yield for a question. Does the lady from Davie yield to the gentleman from Cumberland? Rep. Horward will there be anything other than the spirit [xx] yesterday as team from my county and a couple from other counties Now, it's also food. Not a meal but a nice snack. Thank you so much. Thank you. Further notices or announcements. Now, the gentleman from Honet, Representative Luis is recognized for a motion. Mr. Speaker, I move the subject to real force of bills and resolutions to receive your messages from the senate, receive committee reports, and the house now adjourn to reconvene Thursday June 25th, at 12 O'clock noon. Representative Luis Smith, seconded by Representative Haul. For the house do now adjourn subject to receipt of messages from the senate, committee reports and we refer bills on resolutions to reconvene Thursday June 25th at 12 noon, those in favor will say Aye. Aye. Opposed nay.   Nay. The Aye's have it. Motion adjourned.