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House | May 24, 2016 | Chamber | House Convenes

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[BLANK_AUDIO] May I have your attention please? Visitors, please retire from the chamber as the House prepares for its session. Thank you. [BLANK_AUDIO] [SOUND] [BLANK_AUDIO] [SOUND] The House will come to order. Members will take their seats, visitors will retire from the chamber. The Sergeant-at-Arms will close the doors. We'd ask all members, and all visitors to please silence all electronic devices. Today's prayer will be offered by Russell Miles, staff in the legislative library. We'd ask all members and all guests to please stand for the prayer, and to remain standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. [BLANK_AUDIO] Let us pray. Father, first of all, thank you for allowing us to be a part of this glorious day that you have made. You God, are such a great and wonderful father. Now Father, I ask your grace, mercy and blessings upon every member of this chamber. God, strengthen each member by your power and might in Jesus name. Father, you selected each member for this appointed time in history, to lead and guide this great State of North Carolina. Keep them safe and protect their family members back at home. Father, they can truly do all things through Christ that strengthens them. Father, let your divine and perfect will be done today. In Jesus name we pray. Amen. >> Amen. I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands. One nation under God, indivisible. With liberty and justice for all. >> The gentleman from Wake, Representative Stam is recognized for a motion. >> Mr. Speaker, the Journal for May 23 has been examined and found to be correct. I move, that it be approved as written. >> Speaker Pro Tempore Stam moves, that the Journal for May 23rd be approved as written. Those in favor will say aye, >> Aye. Those opposed, no. The Ayes have it. The Journal is approved as written. Petitions, memorials, or papers addressed to the General Assembly of the House, the Clerk will read. >> Requesting the Arkansas Legislative Council to encourage Arkansas school districts and institutions of higher education, to disregard the May 13, 2016, Joint Guidance issued by the United States Department of Justice, and the United Stated Department of Education. And to request that the United States Department of Justice cease its action against the State of North Carolina in the wake of the passage of House Bill 2. >> The resolution from the State of Arkansas will be on file in the Clerk's office. Members, our Nurse of the Day is Carol Johnson from Leasburg, North Carolina. Is Miss Johnson here? Apparently, she stepped outside. We'll introduce her again in a moment. [BLANK_AUDIO] Messages from the Senate, the Clerk will read. >> Senate Bill 832, First Edition, a bill to be entitled an act to expand 1%/$80 Excise Tax provision for a company located at a port's facilities. To include parts, accessories, and attachments used to maintain, repair, or replace machinery and equipment used to unload or process cargo. >> Finance. >> Yeah. [BLANK_AUDIO] [SOUND] The House will come to order. Members, we'd ask members to please direct your attention to the Chair. I would ask the Pages to please come forward. Last night our Pages were here, and we did not introduce them. But before we get going with too much of the business of the day, the Chair would like to introduce our Pages, and then the Chair has quite a number of special recognitions to make of guests in the gallery. [BLANK_AUDIO] And Mr. Summers and Mr. Hager, do not look like Pages to me. Miss Darwin could pass, but not the two gentlemen with her.

[BLANK_AUDIO] Pages, as you hear your names called, we would ask that you step forward so that members will know who you are. The Clerk will read. >> Brooke Donahue, Carteret County. Benjamin Brown, Mecklenburg County. Aaron Brown, Mecklenburg County. Maggie Chambers, Richmond County. Cole Cleary, Cleveland County. Weston Craiger, Cabarrus County. Coby Ledford, Lee County. Margo Lilly, Terrell County. Christian Ray, Mecklenburg County. Ethan Ritchie, Franklin County. Bryson Rose, Cabarrus County. Natalie Tilley, Lincoln County. Connor Tomlinson, Chatham County. >> Members, I would ask that you all join me in welcoming our Pages with us to this week. >> [APPLAUSE] >> And I will embarrass Cole a little bit, he's also the nephew of Derby Cleary, who's one of our former members. So he's got some watchful eyes, keeping an eye on him this week. Pages, I'd ask that you all return to your post. Members, special recognitions first of all. On behalf of The gentleman from Gilford, Representative Hardister, the Chair is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to Rudy Olivo, who is the field representative for Congressman Mark Walker. Would you please stand, so we could welcome you? Thanks for being with us today, sir. >> [APPLAUSE] [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Members, also the Chair would ask to extend the courtesies of the gallery on behalf of Representative Speciale of Craven County, Pastor Jim Kohr of Freedom Baptist Church in Havelock, who is also joined by his wife Susan, and his son and former House Page, Joshua. Would you all please stand, so we can welcome you as well? Thanks for being with us. >> [APPLAUSE] >> Also on motion of the member from Wilson County, Representative Martin, the Chair is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to her daughter Rachel Martin and her friend Nick Horns. Visiting us from Nashville, Tennessee, where they are studying songwriting and the music business, and she is quite an accomplished singer. Would you all please stand, so we could welcome you? Thanks for being with us today. >> [APPLAUSE] >> Also on motion of Representative Martin of Wake County, and Representative Salmon of Lee County, as well as Representative Lewis of Harnett County. The Chair is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to Chloe Bryan, who is a junior at Harnett County High School, and is shadowing Representative Martin today. Chloe is a varsity basketball player, runs cross country and track, is the recipient of the 2016 Governor's West Student, and 2016 Tar Heel Girls State citizen. She will be attending the Summer Leadership Experience at West Point this summer, and she is the co-founder and director of the first Young Political Activist Club at Harnett County High school. She is in the process of applying for the services academies, and hopes to make politics her career. Would you please stand, so we could welcome you? Thanks for being with us today. >> [APPLAUSE] >> On motion of the gentleman from Henderson, Representative McGrady and for that fact, all members of the House. The Chair is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to members of the Land for Tomorrow coalition. Would all please stand, so we could welcome you? Thanks for being with us. >> [APPLAUSE] >> Also upon motion of all members, the Chair is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to attendees of the North Carolina Golf Alliance. Those are, Tim Kreger with Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents. Chris Valauri, who is their legislative counsel. Turner Revels, who is with John Deere Revels Turf. Del Radcliffe, NC Golf Owners Association. Ron Wright, with the National Golf Course Superintendents Association. Patricia Carter, Club Managers Association. Russ Curtis, MacGregor Downs Club. Rick Robbins, Golf Course Architects Association. Jeff Abbot, Quick/g Carolinas PGA. Jack Nance, Carolinas Golf Association. David Lee from Hope Valley

Country Club. Brian Powell from Old Chatham Country Club, and Brian Stiehler from Highlands Country Club. Would you all please stand, so we could welcome you all as well? >> [APPLAUSE] >> They must have left to play golf. >> [LAUGH] >> The Chair is also happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to a number of other guests from my hometown. My father Rick Moore, who's with us today. Our mayor, Scott Neisler. Ken Mooney, who's also active in tourism, and a special welcome to Ellis Noel. Many of you may remember on opening day when I stood here and my sons were laughing, it was Mr. Noel who fell, and caused my sons to start laughing. So I'd ask all four of you all to please stand, so we could welcome you today. >> [APPLAUSE] >> And for those of you wondering, Ellis is doing just fine. >> [LAUGH] >> Members, the Chair intends, for your planning purposes, we do intend to add to the calendar a series of bills. First off, we do intend to take up a joint resolution as I mentioned yesterday, honoring the life and memory of Senator Earline Parmon, who was a former member of this body, once we receive it from the Senate. I believe Madam Clerk, they're still debating it at this point. So, we should receive that in due course, and that will be Senate Joint Resolution 853. The Clerk has not read in these bills, but for members who are interested, there were three bills reported out of the Pensions and Retirement Committee this morning. The Chair is informed that those bills, there were actually four bills, excuse me, that were reported out. The Chair is informed that these bills are not controversial. It is the intention of the Chair to add those. So for those members who want to go ahead and be looking those up, they're House Bills 960, 964, 1027 and 1011. The Chair will give members some time to read those bills before we read those in. We ask if you intend to take in a conference report. For what purpose does the gentleman from Cumberland, Representative Floyd rise? >> Inquiry of the Chair. >> The gentleman may state his inquiry. >> Could you repeat that last number again please? >> 1011. >> Thank you. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Representatives McNeill and Ross are recognized to send forth a committee report. The Clerk will read. >> Representatives McNeill and Ross, Pensions and Retirement Committee report. House Bill 960, Retirement Creditable Service Charter Schools, favorable. >> Calendar, and without objection today's calendar. So ordered. >> House Bill 964, Commission Membership Winston-Salem Retirement Fund, favorable. >> Calendar and without objection, today's calendar. So ordered. >> House Bill 1027, Study Unfunded Liability/ Retiree Health Fund, favorable. >> Calendar, and without objection, today's calendar. So ordered. >> House Bill 1011, Retirement Technical Corrections Act of 2016-AB. Favorable Committee Substitute, unfavorable original bill. >> Original bill unfavorable, calendar. Favorable as to the Committee Substitute in calendar, and without objection, today's calendar. So ordered. Members, we do also have a Doctor of the Day with us present today, Dr. Dennis Reno from Shelby, North Carolina. Dr. Reno, thank you for being with us today. >> [APPLAUSE] >> The gentleman from Mecklenburg, Representative Brawley is recognized to send forth a conference report. The Clerk will read. >> Conferees appointed to resolve the differences between the Senate and the House of Representatives on Senate Bill 726. A bill to be entitled an act to update the reference to the Internal Review Code, and to decouple from certain provisions of the Federal Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes Act of 2015. Second Edition Engrossed 4/28/16 submit the following report, The House recedes from Amendment Number 2, adopted on May 4th, 2016, and the Senate and the House agree to the Second Edition Engrossed 4/28/16. The conferees recommend that the Senate and the House of Representatives adopt this report. The conferees approved report May 19th, 2016. Conferees for the Senate, Senator Rucho, chair. Senators Rabon, Tillman, Apodaca, Wade and McKissick. Conferees for House of Representatives, Representative Brawley, chair. Representatives Saine, Howard, Szoka and Goodman.

>> Calendar for Wednesday, May 25th. [BLANK_AUDIO] House Bill 474, the Clerk will read. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Representatives Dobson, Whitmire, Hardister and B. Turner, House Bill 474, a bill to be entitled an act to include in the types of programs that do not constitute the provision of childcare Track-out programs for children who attend year-round schools. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. >> For what purpose does the gentleman from McDowell, Representative Dobson rise? >> For a motion, to debate the motion. >> The gentleman is recognized for a motion. >> I move, that the House do concur with Senate changes to House Bill 474. >> The gentleman has made a motion to concur, the gentleman now has the floor to debate the motion. >> Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Members, this is a bill, if you recall we passed out of the House last year on a vote of 112 to 4. The Senate passed this bill 49 to 0 last week. They actually removed the section of the bill which I agreed to. So before I go any further, I would like to once again thank my other primary sponsors Representative Hardister, Representative Whitmire and Representative Turner for their work on this bill. Just to refresh your memory, Track-out Camp is a program that provides all-day care to school-aged children who are enrolled in year-round school for the three-week period when they're not actually in school, or they are tracked out. Track-out camp is exactly like summer day camp. The only difference is, summer day camp provides all-day care to school-aged children who are out of school, for the 10 to 12 weeks of summer on a traditional school calendar. Summer day camp is already exempt from licensure, so it only makes sense to exempt Track-out Camps as well, since they are the exact same programs. Members, I am normally reluctant to exempt certain programs from licensure, and I don't take that lightly. However in this particular instance, it only makes sense to do so. As I said, Track-out Camp is currently regulated as a licensed childcare facility. The problem is, licensed childcare facility regulations are designed for the most part, for children under the age of five. And Track-out kids are all school-aged children. So the regulations are not applicable really to Track-out Camps per se. Track-out Camps do not receive government subsidies, and the licensure they're required to follow as I said, are designed for pre-kindergarten children, while the population they serve are all school-aged children. So members, I ask for your support for this legislation moving forward. As I said, so there have been some questions about exemption and things of that nature. I would just say that, we're currently working with the department. We're working with all the stakeholders to make sure that there are rules and regulations in place for these Track-out Camps, separate from a child care licensure because that doesn't actually fit what we're trying to accomplish with the Track-out Camps. Members again, it passed 112 to 4 last year, passed the Senate 49 to 0 last week, so I would ask for your support for the legislation. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> For what purpose does the lady from Orange, Representative Insko rise? >> To debate the bill. >> The lady has the floor to debate the motion. >> I thank you, Mr. Speaker, and just to debate the motion. In North Carolina, we have been very proud of the fact that we have licensed daycare centers up to age 12. We give our star rating to the centers that have, that are licensed and the licensure requires some of these, for example, clean kitchens and adequate stoves for child care centers are certainly not needed for these Track-out Programs. However, the child care community has been trying to work with the Track-out Programs in order to have health and safety standards, and at least criminal background checks. They have been unable so far to reach that compromise, so I will be a no-vote on this bill. I think that there is a middle ground, and that we should be working toward that. My concern is voting for a bill before the fix is put in place. So I would just urge everyone to make sure that we follow up on this, and that we need some standard for these school-aged children up to the age of 12. So I just urge us all to follow up on this, and make sure that, that gets done. Thank you. [BLANK_AUDIO] For what purpose does the lady from Buncombe,

Representative Fisher rise? >> To debate the bill, Mr. Speaker. >> The lady has the floor to debate the bill. >> Just as an addendum to what Representative Insko was saying. I really do feel like we have to protect the reputation of North Carolina in terms of the safety and health of our children, whether it's in a private daycare situation or a Track-out, or a camp situation, or a public one. And the reason I say that is because in this particular instance, these these are public school children who are then tracked out to a YWCA or a YMCA, for example. I know that it is difficult for them to meet the requirements sometimes, but I think with the smaller children they're doing it, and so why would they not do it with our older children as well? I'm hesitant about this. I would like to see more time spent on it, more compromise around the health and safety issues regarding our children that are above preschool age. I'm concerned that this is, has the potential for lowering standards across the care system for our children in North Carolina. So, I will also be voting no. Thank you. >> For what purpose does the gentleman from Transylvania, Representative Whitmire rise? >> Speak on the bill. >> The gentleman has the floor to debate the motion. >> Members of the House, I'll ask you to support the bill, and the reason for that is so often a lot of this depends on where you live. In many areas where there's not a plethora of choices for childcare, and it is very expensive oftentimes. You'll have different entities that step up, trying to provide an opportunity for parents to have their kids under supervision when they're out of school. But yet they run into quite a few of the particulars that keep them from being able to offer a program. And Representative Dobson's bill here helps alleviate that, and it basically boils down in many cases, do you prefer a youngster to be hanging out at the whatever, or being under some supervision per the parents opportunity to put them there? And this better enables that to happen, so I ask you to support the bill please. Thanks. >> Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the adoption of the motion to concur with the Senate Committee Substitute to House Bill 474. Those in favor will vote Aye, those opposed will vote No. The Clerk will open the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Representative Torbett, does the gentleman wish to record on this vote? The Clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. 103 having voted in the affirmative and 8 in the negative, the motion to concur with the Senate Committee Substitute to House Bill 474 is adopted. The bill is ordered enrolled, and sent to the Governor. House Bill 960, the Clerk will read. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Representative R. Turner, House Bill 960, a bill to be entitled an act to modify the ability for a member of the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System, to purchase credit for employment in a charter school operated by a private nonprofit corporation. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. >> For what purpose does the lady from Iredell, Representative Turner rise? >> To debate the bill. >> The lady has the floor to debate the bill. >> Thank you, Mr. Speaker. This bill arose from a question from a constituent who found himself in this situation, and had many years of service to public schools, but was not in the traditional public schools. And would have had to, or did have had to go back to public schools to teach for five years, even though he had many years in creditable service in the charter schools. So I sent it to the Treasurer's Office to see if they could help, and they came up with this bill, which I'm proud to sponsor today. House Bill 960 would allow a member of the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System to purchase up to five years of creditable service for employment in a charter school operated by a private nonprofit corporation. The bill allows members of the retirement system to purchase credit after five years of membership service, and payment of a lump sum into the Annuity Savings Fund. Further, the bill provides no more than five years of creditable service according to federal regulations. I appreciate your support for this important bill. Thank you. >> Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of House Bill 960 on it's second reading. Those in favor will vote Aye, those opposed will vote no. The Clerk will open the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] The Clerk will lock the machine and record the vote.

108 having voted in the affirmative and 3 in the negative, House Bill 960 passes its second reading, and will without objection be read a third time. >> The General Assembly North Carolina enacts. >> Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of House Bill 960 on its third reading. Those in favor will say Aye. >> Aye. >> Those opposed No. The Ayes have it. House Bill 960 having passed its third reading, will be sent to the Senate. House Bill 964, the Clerk will read. >> Representatives Conrad, Hanes, Lambeth and Terry, House Bill 964, a bill to be entitled an act to enhance participation of retiree members on the Retirement Commission of the Winston-Salem Employees Retirement Fund. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. >> For what purpose does the lady from Forsyth, Representative Conrad rise? >> To debate the bill. >> The lady has the floor to debate the bill. >> Members of the House, this is a local bill requested by the City of Winston-Salem, and it's very simple. Winston-Salem is one of the few cities that has a separate retirement fund just for police officers. And all this bill does, is change the statute to allow one or more retired police officers to serve on the commission that governs this retirement fund. I appreciate your support for the City of Winston-Salem's local bill. >> Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of House Bill 964 on its second reading. Those in favor will vote Aye, those opposed will vote No. The Clerk will open the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] The Clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. 111 having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, House Bill 964 passes its second reading, and will without objection be read a third time. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. >> Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of House Bill 964 on its third reading. Those in favor will say Aye, >> Aye. >> Those opposed, No. The Ayes have it. House Bill 964 having passed its third reading, will be sent to the Senate. Representative Stam, the Chair notices that the gentleman is on the floor. Does he wish to be recorded as having voted Aye on that previously recorded vote? The gentleman will be recorded as having voted Aye on the second reading on the bill. House Bill 1027, the Clerk will read. >> Representative Horn, House Bill 1027, a bill to be entitled an act to establish a joint committee on the study of unfunded liability of the Retiree Health Benefit Fund, as recommended by the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. >> For what purpose does the gentleman from Union, Representative Horn rise? >> To debate the bill. >> The gentleman has the floor to debate the bill. >> Thank you, Mr. Speaker. This bill sets up a commission to study the unfunded liability for the Retiree Health Fund, identifies the membership of the committee, and sets out seven options for reducing unfunded liability. So I appreciate your support. >> Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of House 1027 on its second reading. Those in favor will vote Aye, those opposed will vote No. The Clerk will open the vote. Representative Stam, does the gentleman wish to be recorded as voting Aye? >> I'll make it interesting/g. >> Okay. >> [LAUGH] The Clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. 112 having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, House Bill 1027 passes its second reading, and will without objection be read a third time. >> The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. >> For what purpose does the gentleman from Gaston, Representative - >> Inquiry of the Chair, Mr. Speaker. >> The gentleman may state his inquiry. >> Would it be possible for the Chair to let Representative Stam know that we never need to see that again? >> [LAUGH] >> Noted. Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of House Bill 1027 on its third reading. Those in favor will say aye, >> Aye. >> Those opposed no. The Ayes have it. House Bill 1027 having passed its third reading, will be sent to the Senate. House Bill 1011, the Clerk will read. >> Representatives Ross, McNeill and Hardister, House Bill 1011, a bill to be entitled an act to enact the Retirement Technical Corrections Act of 2016. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. >> For what purpose does the gentleman from Alamance, Representative Ross rise? >> Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Present the bill. >> The gentleman has the floor to debate the bill. >> Members, this is the annual technical bill that we get each year from the Treasurer's Office, these are technical corrections. This is the Technical Corrections Act, 2016. This is a public agency bill. This bill does not materially increase or decrease any liabilities, or costs of the retirement system. These are all technical corrections, spelling corrections, and conforming certain statutes to federal statutes.

I stand ready to answer any questions. Thank you. We had a good vote in Pensions this morning. There's no controversy. >> Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of House Bill 1011 on its second reading. Those in favor will vote Aye, those opposed will vote No. The Clerk will open the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] Representative Hunter, does the gentleman wish to record on this vote? Representative Pendleton, does the gentleman wish to record on this vote? The Clerk will lock the machine, and record the vote. 112 having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, House Bill 1011 passes its second reading, and without objection - >> Objection. >> Objection having been heard, the bill remains on the calendar. [SOUND] Members, the Chair is informed that the Senate just took up the resolution honoring Senator Parmon, and so in normal course we think that may take about a half hour before that resolution gets here. I think that the majority leader is considering a caucus to happen, and the intent of the Chair would be that we come back in around probably 3:05, that's the intent of the Chair. For what purpose does the gentleman from Rutherford, Representative Hager rise? >> For announcement. >> The gentleman has the floor for an announcement. >> Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Republicans will caucus in 544 immediately after recess. [BLANK_AUDIO] Yes sir. We'll simply accommodate 1228, Mr. Speaker. Let me check on that. >> For what purpose does the gentleman from Cumberland, Representative Floyd rise? >> Two inquiries of the Chair. >> The gentleman may state his inquiry. >> Mr. Speaker, could you give us your vision for this week, and I have a second inquiry? >> I'm sorry, I couldn't hear the gentleman. >> Could we receive your vision for this week? And I have a second inquiry. >> I'll be glad to give my best vision. There may be a bill taken up in the Rules Committee this afternoon, that would also have to go to Appropriations, that would then also possibly be added to today's calendar. That is still being discussed right now. What is that bill number, Representative McGrady? >> It is Senate Bill 71. It was actually noticed I believe, for Rules Committee that was originally scheduled on Monday. It's a similar, quite similar bill on the same subject, meaning coal ash, and may go to Rules this afternoon. >> So that may happen today in Rules, and if it's taken up and done then it would go to Appropriations, and it would require both those committees stacked, and it would at that point come back to the House floor. So that's the plan at this point, but that determines on meeting in caucus in just a few minutes. >> Follow up, Mr. Speaker. >> The gentleman is recognized for a follow up. >> Thursday, Mr. Speaker. >> The intent of the Chair is to try to dispose of as much business today and tomorrow, so that Thursday will be light. That's one reason, but that there's also some time sensitivity to that one bill. >> Follow up, Mr. Speaker. >> The gentleman is recognized. >> I would truly love to know your vision for Monday. >> Monday, we will not be in session. So it is the Chair's intention to give the gentleman from Cumberland a long weekend at home. For what purpose does the lady from Orange, Representative Insko rise? >> I wish to be recorded as No, on 1027. >> The lady will be so recorded. For what purpose does the gentleman from Durham, Representative Hall rise? >> Announcement. >> The gentleman has the floor for an announcement. >> Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Democrats at caucus immediately upon recess. >> For what purpose does the gentleman from Forsyth, Representative Lambeth rise? >> For announcement. >> The gentleman has the floor for an announcement. >> There will be a Health Committee tomorrow, our usual meeting location room 643. We'll have two bills. Senate Bill 838, Medicaid Transformation, and Senate Bill 734, Standing Orders. If everyone could be there, I'd appreciate it. >> For what purpose does the lady from Wilson, Representative Martin rise? >> Point of personal privilege. >> The lady is recognized to speak to a point of personal privilege. >> Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I just would like to invite members. If you're interested to have a sample of the fabulous singing songwriting by Rachel Martin, she will be performing at open mic night at Deep South The Bar, here in town. It's at 430 South Dawson Street, across from Red Hat. So it's at 7:30. Hope to see you there. >> For what purpose does the gentleman from Rutherford, Representative Hager rise? >> For a correction on the previous announcement. >> The gentleman is recognized for an announcement. >> Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Due to coercing by the Speaker, we'll now meet in 1228, not 544. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

>> For what purpose does the gentleman from Lincoln, Representative Saine rise? >> For an announcement. >> The gentleman has the floor for an announcement. >> Thank you, Mr. Speaker. The House Finance Committee will meet in the morning at 8:30. We'll take up Senate Bill 363. There will be a PCS that will be sent out to the members of the committee, so that you can look at that, and if you have any questions come talk to me. Thank you, Mr. Speaker. >> For what purpose does the lady from Cabarrus, Representative Johnson rise? >> For an announcement, Mr. Speaker. >> The lady has the floor for an announcement. >> The Education Committee, calls the committee K-12, will meet tomorrow in room 544 at 2:45, and we'll hear House Bill 1080. >> Members, pending receipt of messages from the Senate, the House stands in recess until 3:05. [SOUND]