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Senate | September 3, 2015 | Chamber | Senate Session

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Senate come to order, Sergeant at Arms to close the doors, members to go to there seats. Members and guests in the gallery will please silence all the electronic devices, leading Senate in prayer is Reverend Peter Milner, Senate Chaplain, all members and guests will please stand. Let's pray. Father in heaven would you be our rod and staff as we travel today or as we stay here, be our protection, walk with us, be our strength and I pray that we have restful weekends, especially for those who've been here for the long hall, we pray for them who do not even get the chance to get back home to see their families, I pray you restore us Lord and give us rest even this long weekends, your good and we thank you for hearing our prayers, it's in Jesus name we pray, Amen. Senator Plate  is recognized ask for a motion. Thank you Mr President, the Journal of Wednesday, September 2nd 2015 has been examined and found to be correct. I move that the senate dispense with the reading of the Journal and that it stands approved as written. That objection of the Journal for September 2nd, 2015 stands approved as written. Members we have the nurse of the day nurses in the back of the chamber. Alosego Tywor of Raleigh North Carolina, is our nurse for today, thank you for being here today. And members find the motion of Senator Harry Brown of Onslow county the chair is happy to extend courtesy to Mr Dave Hansen current chairman of North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association representing North Carolina's new car dealers, Mr. Hansen is a 49 year industry veteran, is the most senior active general manager with the Hendrick Automotive Group and was the recipient of the Chevrolet dealer of the year award for Terry Labonte Chevrolet in Greensboro in 2012 and 2013. Mr. Hansen thank you for visiting with us in the senate. If you'll stand please. And members we are On Thursday, and Thursday means that turn to say thanks to our pages who've been with us this week, we thank you for your services to the senate and hope you have an opportunity to come back and visit with us at some point and who knows one day you may actually sit in one of this sits, and we look forward, I'm sure you would look forward to that. So thank you very much for serving this group. Members we don't have any bills on the calendar so we're at notices and announcements, so are there any notices or announcement. Senator Brown, what purpose do you arise? An announcements. You have the floor Republicans will caucus immediately after session Further notices or announcements. Mr President. Senator Blue, What purpose do you rise? An announcement. You have the floor. Democrats for caucus immediately after session. Further notices or announcements is there any business to come before the senate? If not, the chair recognizes Senator Pate for a motion. thank you Mr President. I move that the senate be now adjourned subject to the standard stipulation set forth in the senate rule 24.1 the ratification of bills, the appointment of conferees, the receipt of conference reports and the receipt of house messages to reconvene on Friday, September 4th 2015 at 10 am. An announcement Mr President, No votes will be taken, there will be no session on labor day September 7th. Question is, the senate do now adjourn subject to the stipulation stated by Senator Payne to reconvene Friday, September 4, 2015 at 10 A. M. Seconded by Senator Harrington, all in favor will say aye. Aye. All oppose no, the ayes have it, and the Senate stands adjourned.