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Senate | June 16, 2016 | Chamber | Senate Convenes

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[BLANK_AUDIO] Senate will come to order. Sergeant at Arms will close the doors and members Will go to their seats. [BLANK_AUDIO] Members and guests in the gallery please silence all electronic devices. Leading the Senate in prayer is Senator Warren Daniel. All members and guests in the gallery please stand. [BLANK_AUDIO] Let us pray. [BLANK_AUDIO] God be merciful unto us and bless us and cause thy face to shine upon us. That thy way may be known upon the earth and thy saving health among all nations. Let the people praise thee O God, let all All the people praise thee. O let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for thou shalt judge the people righteously and govern the nations upon earth. Let the people praise thee O God, let all the people praise thee. Then shall the earth yield her increase and God shall bless us, and all the Ends of the earth shall fear thee, in Christ's name we pray, amen. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Senator Berger is recognized for a motion. >> Thank you Mr. President. The journal of Wednesday June 15th, 2016 has been examined and has been found to be correct. I move that we dispense with the reading of the journal, and that it stand approved as written. >> Without objections the journal for June 15th stands approved as written. >> [BLANK_AUDIO] Leaves of absence were requested without objection are granted for Senators Wu Shee/g, Harrington Art, and Jeff Jackson. [BLANK_AUDIO] Senators, we have a nurse with us today today, Emilia Hars of national North Carolina is here, nurse Hars please stand to be recognised. Thank you for serving the senate today. [APPLAUSE] [APPLAUSE] >> [BLANK_AUDIO] Senators upon the motion of Senator Barlad of Watoki County, chair is happy to extend courtesy if of the gallery to her worth Obrian Balard and her nephew's being in easter Balard. If you were with us in the gallery please stand to be recognised Thank you for joining us today. >> [APPLAUSE] >> [BLANK_AUDIO] Upon the motion of Senators Ford, Jackson and Waddell of Mecklenburg county the chair's happy to extend courtesies of the gallery to Sabrina Davies, National Patient Advocate from Charlotte. Ms. Davis if you're here, stand and be recognized. Thank you for joining us. [APPLAUSE] Upon the motion of Senator Ron Rabin of Harnett, Lee and Johntson Counties the Chair is happy to extend courtesies of the gallery to Christopher Reed, son of Senator Rabin's legislative Assistant Chandler Reed. If you are with us please stand and be recognized. [APPLAUSE] Upon the motion of Senator Chad Barefoot of Wight County, the Chair is happy to extend courtesies of the gallery to the North Carolina School Counselor Association. If we have any member of the association here with us Please stand and be recognized. There they are, just came in. Welcome. [APPLAUSE] Senator Waddell is recognized for a senatorial statement out of order. >> Thank you Mr. Chair. And I thank ladies and gentlemen of the Senate. You have on your desk a senatorial statement honoring fathers. And sometimes we don't give enough credit for the things that fathers do each and every day. So it was a letter in 1972 that President Nixon signed the holiday into national law. Supportive fathers have a positive effect on the emotional, the physical and the social development of all children. So programs such as National Fathers Initiative are essential to promote father involvement and aim to help fathers sometimes And all of the things that they do. I bring this resolution before the Senate to celebrate and honor the fathers who guide and lead children and families, and make a positive impact in this community. So, happy Father's Day, which is Sunday. To all of you who are fathers.

>> Thank you Senator Wadelle. May we have your reports, the standing committees. Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? >> Send forth committee report. >> You can send forth your report Senator. [BLANK_AUDIO] Clerk will read. [BLANK_AUDIO] Senator Apodaca, on Pensions, Retirement and Aging Committee submits for passage House Bill 964. Commission membership [INAUDIBLE] retirement fund, favorable. House Bill 101 in line, Committee Substitute 1. Retirement Technical Corrections Act of 2016, favorable. House Bill 1137. Committee Substitute 1, [UNKNOWN] 2016 Investment Administration changes, favorable. >> House Bills 964, 1011 1137 calendar. Senator Apodaca, what purpose do you rise? >> Mr. president motions please. >> Senator Apodaca you have the floor for your motions. >> Thank you Mr. President. Any bills reported in today shall be placed on Monday night's calendar 620. We'll be having a Skeleton Session tomorrow, but anything read in please put place on Monday 6th. So ordered. >> Mr. President Senate Bill 371 is currently in the Rules Committee LME/MCO Claims Reporting. I ask that it be removed from the Rules Committee and I move to suspend the rules to the end to bring Senate Bill 371 before us today on the end of our calendar. >> The objections are ordered. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> That will be for a concurrence. [BLANK_AUDIO] All right senators that takes us into our calendar for the day starting with local bills second reading roll call. House bill 1039, clerk will read. >> House bill 1039 increase Samson county occupancy tax. We have any discussion or debate? Hearing none the question before the senate is the passage of house bill 1039 on its second reading, all in favor vote Aye oppose vote No. Five second to be allowed for the voting clerk record the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] Chaudhuri [BLANK_AUDIO] Aye. [INAUDIBLE] This new thigrom/g Aye Aye. Curtis Aye, Clerk Aye. 41 having voted in the affirmative and five in the negative house bill 1039 passes its second reading it will remain on the calendar. House bill It's bill 1056 clerk will read. >> Hose bill 1056, that can act tax modification. >> Do we have any discussion debate? We've none request for the senators to pass the house bill 1056 on a second reading on favor vote Aye, oppose vote No.Five seconds be allowed for the voting and the clerk records the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] Smith Igram Aye, Belinger Laben Aye, Senator Ruben Aye, 43 having voted the affirmative and three in the negative, house bill 1056 passes it's second reading it will remain on the calendar. Moving on to local bills, none Local second reading. Senate bill 888, clerk will read. >> Senate bill 888, welcomes school capital fund commission. >> We have any discussion debate? Hearing none, request for the senate passes the committee senate bill 888 on a second reading, all in favor Favor vote aye, oppose vote no. Five seconds to be allowed for the voting and the clerk records the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] Magenes, Senator Magenes Aye, 46 have voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative, committee senator bill 888 passes its second reading without objection Will be read a third time. >> North Carolina Bill 179. >> Any discussion or debate, hearing none question for the senate is the passage of the Committee substitute Senate bill 888 on its third reading all in favor will say aye. >> Aye >> Opposed no. The ayes have it. Committee substitute Senate bill 888 passes its third reading it will be sent to the house [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] Moving on to public bills second reading, roll call, Senate bill 770 clerk will read. >> Senate bill 770 North Carolina Farm act of 2016. >> Senator Jackson is recognised to explain the bill. >> Thank you Mr. President. Members Members this bill has already been through three committees, but

I'm gonna go through it very briefly and if you have any questions, only in the sections, I'll be glad to give you, I'll tend to answer your questions. Section number one, problem about dating program enforcement authority. This is an angry quest, this gives the enforcement authority at least to implement this program. Section number two, department of [INAUDIBLE] response team authority. There again this is the department of [INAUDIBLE] request. This just establishes the [INAUDIBLE] response team, and gives them their authority. Section number three allow wildlife resource officers to call Allow [UNKNOWN] by air crafts. This is a of course a Wildlife Commission request. But this will also bring down federal funding to fund this program and it's one I think that is needed. Section four is the Department of Ag/g Rendering Plant Inspection. They want to change the way the rendering plant are reinspected and [INAUDIBLE] for division and to this date we've no industry objection to this and we've reached out to them. Section number five requires fighting for our soil in water district supervisors, and again this is the department of urge request. It's also a request that soil and water in there in agreements with everybody that is in the supervisory potions being trained. Sections number six Board of AgriRul/g making authority for animal shelter [INAUDIBLE], this is basically just a technical correction. Section number seven, rule making exemption for forest management plan. They're only able to do that though the board of Ag but this would just allow the Board of Ag to have the forestry plans management underway. Section eight is local preference for LEA food procurement. In 2008 farm bill, the Federal farm bill, there was a provision put in there that the local school systems within the state if they have authority could give Preference to local growers and this has basically given our school system that preference as they so choose. Section umber 9 allows HCG to be injected for veterinary use, currently this is a schedule 3 drug substance but they currently can Give it to them in the pill form but I don't know how many of [INAUDIBLE] has ever tried to tackle a cow or a horse, they don't always stand still for the medicine, so this allows the injection and we made some changes to it to also that the drug must be administered by a licensed veterinarian or their designated agent. Section number 10 Extends the sunset for the construction of certain renewable fuel facilities, this is a biomass plant, that has been trying to get underway since 2010, this basically extends the credit from 2017 to January 2020. Section 11 is Deer and Elk ok association assessment Assessment. This is a voluntary assessment on their feed that the deer/g and health farmers association has asked for and they will be given the opportunity to have a referendum to vote on it. It is totally volunteer so if anyone, if it does pass the assessment and the election and no one wants to participate. Question of many back/g. Selection number 12 exempt agriculture operations from capacity use areas. This was looked at during the interim of the ERC committee and this is sort of a recommendation to come out as a side ball on this. And our quarter of operations will still have to report water usage to the department of Agr. Such a number 13 excludes minor repairs from the building permits, last year we exempted anything $15,000 and less from having a building permit, but there are some local governments that are still requiring it and this is an opportunity to try and address that issue That basically provides clarification as to what is exempted and it applies to residential and foreign structures, Mr President this time I'd like to start by having an amendment for this section that I'd like to send fourth news on the dash board. >> The clerk will read. >> Senator Jackson moves to amend the bill. >> Senator Jackson Is recognised to explain the amendment. >> Thank you Mr President, basically this amendment folks will add an employee replacing water heater under a companies licence that adds water heater replacement to the list of replacements that do not require a building permit that allows an electrician to perform work under a company licence for the jobs mentioned in this provision Ask for your support. >> Further discussion or debate on the amendment, hearing none the question for the Senate. Senator Rutto what purpose your eyes? >> [INAUDIBLE] Senator Jackson would respond to a question. >> Senator Jackson do you Yield? >> Yes sir. >> Senator Jackson this is added in the last minute, does this require a licence to individual to Would normally handle electricity and all others to not be needed to do this kinda of service?

>> Which basically Senator Rechael is, it will be an licensed company. So, if you're licensed a electrical company, you can have one of your employees replace the hot water heater. Follow up. >> Senator, do you're to follow order. >> You're saying you'd have, whose employee? An employee of a licensed company who has the necessary credentials to do the job dealing with electricity or one of your employees from the firm? >> [LAUGH] >> Let's see how I can answer this without incriminating myself right here. I don't believe I would ask anybody, [INAUDIBLE] [LAUGH] can't tell. You were the, it would be if I was a licensed electrician my employee could fit it in.I don't have to be present. They're operating Under my licence. >> Under your licence. Thank you. >> Any other discussion or debate on the amendment? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is adoption of Amendment 1 all in favor vote aye, opposed will vote no. 5 seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk record the vote [BLANK_AUDIO] 45 having voted in the affirmative and 1 in the negative. Amendment 1 is adopted. The Bill as amended is back before the body. Senator Jackson has the floor. >> Thank you Mr. President. I'll finish explaining the last two sections of the bill. Section number 14 includes Horticulture into the definition of agriculture. It currently has not been and I'm not exactly sure how we've missed that over the years, but we are adding horticulture into the definition of agriculture. Section number 15 clarifies qualifications for Agricultural Gas Economic Development Program. This is only a clarifying change to the department of Commerce asked for so that they could actually implement this program as the language was originally intended in 2013. Section 16 require rent notice for automatic contract renewal. This provision would require rent notice for a contract can automatically renew This provision only applies to contracts longer than 30 days so will not affect [INAUDIBLE AUDIO] contract. The section 17 authorizes well driller to install water pipes and electrical lines in a single ditch. Currently that is being done but their has been some problems deploying DHHS or health departments and the building inspector allows the water run and electrical line as pro-code to be installed in the same ditch and then it will inspected by building inspector. And in section 18 is just senate bill [INAUDIBLE]. And I'll be happy to answer any question, I'm asking for your support. Thank you. >> Do we have any discussion or debate, Senator Ford for what purpose you rise? >> To see if Senator Jackson would yield for question. >> Senator Jackson do you yield? >> Yes sir. >> Senator Jackson take a look at section eight, does that section of allow for schools to be exempted from the state [INAUDIBLE]? >> Mr. President, Senator Ford it does in some ways allow them to be exempted when they're buying local foods from local growers per the 2008 federal format. >> Follow up? >> Yes sir. >> You yield. >> Yes sir. >> He yields. >> Can you please clarify a little bit more as it relates to being able to receive bids and advertising for small business owners. >> Senator Ford I don't quite understand your question. >> Follow up. >> Do you yield Senator? >> Yes. >> Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen of the Senate there are requirements in the state that would require individuals to advertise for services and in the past this chamber has passed certain rules that would exempt local folks from being required to do that. And I just wanna make sure that we are being fair transparent as it relates to the procurement for food for our local folks. >> Mr. President, Senator Ford I think I understand what your saying but I think for the most part this will allow then because they are having to do bids on a [INAUDIBLE] through some areas through the school system. This will allow them to use the local bower/g as long as he is within the same [INAUDIBLE] or layers and [INAUDIBLE] the current bid/g is either on certain items. Is the way I understand but it does allow him to give preference under those situations if they are at the same level of layers, pros wise as the national competitor or the state like competitor. >> Any further discussion or debate? Senator Bryant, for what purpose do you rise? >> To speak on the bill. >> Senator Bryant you have the floor to peak to the bill. >> I just wanna mention two concerns that I have with the S770 as it relates to protecting our water supply and that is in section

12 where we exempt the capacity use areas. The use of these permitting process for capacity use areas, has been away of balancing agricultural water uses along with industry utility local government is a way to balance the use of the water supply along around all users. When we pull Agriculture out of that permitting process it will no longer allow for that balance to be achieved. What will happen is when we do face water shortages or challenges to the quarter. The quality of the water supply. The local government, other industrial uses utilities every other type of user will have to respond and adjust to that shortage or that quality water quality issue but since the agricultural users will be taken out of that system and out of that equation. They won't be available to respond. So we are putting the burden of adjustments and regulation on our water supply more and fairly on these other users. So that is a concern. And then the exemption of the horticultural uses from the sedimentation and pollution control lag. That is from their runoff being regulated is also another concern in terms of affecting our water supply and water quality. So I just wanted to point those two concerns thank you. >> Any further discussion or debate? Senator Brock for what purpose do you rise? >> To speak briefly to the bill. >> Senator Brock you have the floor, speak to the bill. >> Senator Bryant, looking at section 12 when you talk about the amount of water usage, the farmers will still have to report how much water they are using and also if there's a state of emergency which is what happens in a drought then executive branch can take step to grasp water concern. We might have the power to ask [INAUDIBLE] the car washers but if we have to do that we will. And certain section 14 was implementation and with farming, there's no better conservation as than farmers. They have to because you just can't get farmland anymore so they'll do everything they can to help minimize any type of issues in that area but you're looking at a regulation regulation being put on the price of food and if you put that price on food then you're hurting families that need to get as much food as possible without paying for the additional regulations. placed upon the farmers, urges for the bill. >> Any further discussion or debate? Hearing none, question for the senate is the passage of the committee center bill 770 as amended on its second reading. All in favor will vote aye, oppose will vote no five seconds be allowed for the voting and the Clerk will record the vote. >> Berger, aye. Bryant, no, 38 having voted in the affirmative and 8 in the negative, committee substitute senate bill 770 as amended passes its second reading and it will remain on the calendar. Moving on to public bills second reading none roll call. Senate bill 747 clerk will read. >> Senate bill 747 state owned real property management [INAUDIBLE] Senator Gunn is recognized to explain the bill. >> Thank you Mr. chair. members. the State of North Carolina has a real estate property portfolio of about $ 30 billion and we also lease about $ 65 million annually of space. The program evaluating division had a sub committee to study how we manage our portfolio and what we concluded was that the department administration is not using the best practices. So what this bill will do will direct the department administration to systematically identify unused and unutilized real property and directs them to adopt administrative practices to more actively manage the state's property portfolio of real property I think this will be a good efficiency bill and it also will help us hopefully save some money. And Mr. President I do plan on objecting the third reading we gotta make one little small tweak. I'd be glad to answer any questions. >> Is there any discussion of the debate ? Hearing none he question before the senate is the passage of senate bill 747 on its second reading all in favor vote Aye, oppose will vote No. Five seconds be allowed for the voting clerk will record the vote. >> Berger Aye, Apodaka Aye. 46 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative Senate

Bill 747 passes its second reading. Senator Gunn objects, the third reading will remain on the calendar. Senate bill 791 clerk will read. >> Senate bill 791 LPA commision contractor, rate revision and study. >> Senator Tillman is recognized to debate the bill. >> Thank you Mr. President. There're basically two parts of this bill, one is a quadrennial adjustment and inflation adjustment for the tag and title agency that's your local contractors in your various counties. This will begin in 2020 and it will be done on the outline that you have in your bill. The second party is that there is an additional stop or stops that have been placed on these agents, specially regarding awfully large trucks and some changes that require complicated change and we're asking DMV approval and they already have to increase that transaction fee to $1.30 which would match the other fees that are per transaction and that's all it does, appreciate your support. >> Do we have any discussion or debate? Hearing none, quest for the senators passage of senate bill 791 on its second reading. All on favor vote Aye, oppose will vote No. Five seconds to be allowed for the voting, and the clerk will record the vote. Jackson Aye, Berger [NOISE], Ruccho Aye. 46 having voted in the affirmative, and zero in the negative senate bill 791 passes it's second reading without objection, be ready the third time. >> North Carolina General Assembly enacts. >> Any discussion or debate? Hearing none the question for the senators passage of senate bill 791 on its third reading all in favor say Aye. >> Aye >> oppose No. The Ayes have it. Senate bill 791 passes its third reading and it will be sent to the house. House Bill 19 the clerk will read. >> House Bill 19 modify definition of fire fighter. >> Senator Randellman is recognized to explain the bill. >> Thank you Mr President ladies and gentlemen House bill 19 will change the name of the North Carolina's State Fireman's Association to the North Carolina State Fire Fighter Association. It amends the definition of fire fighter to include fire fighters employed by county fire marshals offices and modifies the employment process for the board of trustees of local fire fighters relief refunds. It provides that the board of trustees of local fire fighters relief funds, may disperse funds to cover necessary management and investment cost. And we'll clarify that fire alarms that are unintentional and result in no damage would not be considered in calculating minimum response requirements for initial ratings or classifications under general statutes. These changes have been discussed with the commissioner of insurance who has expressed no opposition the bill was vetted in the judiciary one committee and insurance committee and I know of no opposition and ask for your support. >> Further discussion or debate? Senator Ruccho what purpose your eyes. >> To see if Senator would respond to a question >> Senator Randelman do you yield? >> Yes sir. >> Thank you Ma'am, we a few years back and I'm just trying to make sure that their is not gonna be a change. We finally worked out the fire fighters pension plan and all the way it was funded. None of these changing will affect how we resolve that issue in funding fire fighters and where the money came from and the like. >> No sir these are mainly technical and clarifying. >> Thank you ma'am. >> Any other discussion or debate, hearing none the question before the senate is the passage of the senate committee substitute to house house bill 19 on a second reading all in favor vote Aye oppose vote no. Five seconds to be allowed for the voting and clerk records the vote. Loe aye 46 having voted in the affirmative, and zero in the negative senate committee substitute the house bill 19 passes its second reading without objection be read a third time. >> North Carolina General Assembly enacts. >> Further discussion or debate? Hearing none the question before the senate is a passage of senate committee substitute house bill 19 on its third reading all in favor say aye. >> Aye. >> Opposed No, the I's have it, the Senate may substitute the house bill 19 passes its third reading it will be sent to the house for concurrence in the Senate committee substitute. House Bill 151 the clerk will read. >> House Bill 151, vacation [INAUDIBLE] Orange County Jail construction. >> Senator Cravick is recognized to explain the bill. >> Thank you Mr President before I explain the bill I would like to send forward an amendment. >> The clerk will read. >> Senator Cravick moves to amend the bill. >> Senator [INAUDIBLE] is recognized to explain the amendment. >> Thank you Mr President Yesterday in committee meetings,

Senator Wade asked a really important question and part of the bill said that when a [UNKNOWN] notifies a [UNKNOWN] that there's a problem with the carbon monoxide detectors, it was a commercially, had to be responded to in a commercially reasonable time and nobody seemed to know what that was. In traditional rentals, it's 15 days but in a vacation rental, we thought that was long, so this amendment changes that to three days where the landlord will respond and repair that monitor once he's notified, that's what the amendment is. about. >> Any discussion or debate on the amendment? Hearing none, request before the senate is the adoption of amendment one, all in favor vote aye, oppose the vote no, five seconds to be allowed for the voting and the clerk will record the vote. [UNKNOWN] [BLANK_AUDIO] 46 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative, amendment one is adopted, the bill as adopted is back before the bodies Senator Crovick is recognized. >> Thank you Mr president. I'm gonna explain part one of the bill and then if you would please recognize [UNKNOWN] to explain part two. Part one amends the vacation role act to clarify the role of real estate brokers when they're dealing with transactions between landlords and tenants for vacation rental properties. Section one just clarifies the definitions of advanced payments and landlords. Section 1.2 describes how those fees will be handled if there's a change in ownership. Section 1.3 clarifies the landlord and tenant duties and the responsibilities of each as it pertains to the maintenance of the property, section 1.4 provides for early termination of a [INAUDIBLE] agreement for our military personnel who were transferred or re-deployed and usually families have to plan their vacations well in advance and often times our military are reluctant to do that, so this will give them the opportunity to cancel those reservations with proper verification that they have been transferred and receive their deposits. Section 1.5 is just clarifying a statement dealing with the unexecuted ridge, section 1.6 clarifies that a real estate broker managing a property on behalf of a landlord, is not personally liable in a civil action solely for failing to identify the owner. Often times if it's a large cooperation that's the owner of the property it's no problem to identify, but if it is an individual owner they usually have the property manager to handle those things, because they don't want folks calling them so that just clarifies that. Section 1.7 authorizes landlord to collect court fees and eviction fees and it also allows that any event of a tenant who appeals the decision of a magistrate, that award will be vacated. Section 1.8 is purely technical, just cross referencing some of the numbers, and this bill has been through two committees, commerce and Jay one, and the real estate commission is supportive and I would appreciate your support and be happy to answer any questions. >> Senator Garner is recognized to explain part two of the bill. >> Thank you Mr. President, this is gonna help out Orange County folks apparently, Senator Foushee feels like all her constituents need to be in jail in Orange County, and this will be of stand alone time release with the state. They are running behind, this is going to move out that date about 18 months, and there will be a loan associated with this piece of property and the building and this will allow for a iii to be on it. I appreciate you accommodating iii if you're from Orange County. >> Further discussion or debate on the bill. Hearing none, question of the senate is the passage for senate committee substitute the house bill 151 on the second reading all in favor will vote aye, oppose the vote No five seconds be allowed for the voting the clerk will record the vote. 45 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative senate committee substitute House Bill 151 passes its a second reading and without objection it will be read a third time. >> North Carolina General Assembly enacts. >> Further discussion or debate, hearing none the question before the senate is the passage of senate committee substitute to house bill 151 on its third reading all in favor will say Aye. >> Aye. >> Opposed No the Ayes have it senate committee substitute House Bill 151 passes its third reading it will be sent to the house for concurrence The amendments will be engrossed and will be sent to the house for concurrence by the senate committee substitute. [BLANK_AUDIO] House Bill 256 the clerk will read. >> House Bill 256 handy cap parking veterans plate. >> Senator Meredith is recognized to explain the bill.

>> Thank you Mr President this bill currently if you have a handy cap licence plate and you are 100% disabled veteran you can park in a handy cap space, this bill will allow all veterans they are considered disabled and have the proper identification to park in a handy cap space, I would appreciate your support. >> Do we have discussion or debate? Hearing none the quest before the Senate is the passage of Committee Substitute House bill 256 on its second reading, all on favor will vote aye, opposed will vote no, five seconds the bill is out for the voting, the Clerk will record the vote. >> [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Hise 45 having voted in the affirmative and zero on the negative, Committee Substitute House bill 256 passes the second reading, third objection be read a third time. >> North Carolina Generally Assembly enacts. >> Any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the quest before the Senate is the passage of the Committee Substitute House bill 256 on its third reading, all in favor will say aye. >> Aye. >> Opposed no, the ayes have it, committee substitute the house bill 256. >> Passes it's third reading it will be enrolled and sent to the governor. House Bill 464 the clerk will read. >> House Bill 464, reason on transportation [INAUDIBLE] >> Senator Gunn is recognized to explain the bill. >> Thank you Mr President this came from a part the [INAUDIBLE] authority for regional transportation they ask us to make this changes through their statute governing part and I would ask for your support. >> Further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is passage of the Senate committees substitute to house bill 464 on its second reading. All in favor will vote Aye oppose the vote no, five seconds be allowed for the voting and the clerk will record the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] 45 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative the Senate committee substitute the house bill 464 passes its second reading. without objection be read a third time. North Carolina General assembly enact. >> Further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the [INAUDIBLE] passage of the senate committee substitute the house bill 464 in its third reading all in favor say aye? >> Aye. >> Opposed No, the ayes have it Senate committee substitute the house bill 464 passes its third reading will be sent to the house for concurrence in the Senate committee substitute. >> Mr President. >> Senator Apodaca what purpose your eyes. >> I need to make a motion please. >> Senator Apodaca you have the floor for your motion. >> Yes Senate bill 888 Buncombe County capital fund commission I need to send over to the house by special messenger please. >> So ordered. House bill 763 the court will read. >> House bill 762 North Carolina Military operations protection act of 2016. >> Senator Brown is recognized to explain the bill. >> Mr President I would like to make a motion to move this to the end of the calendar we've got an amendment that's coming and it's not here yet. >> Senator we'll move it to the end of the calendar [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] House Bill 959 the clerk will read. >> House Bill 959 DOT propose legislative changes. >> Senator Rabin is recognized to explain the bill, Senator Daniel is recognized to explain the bill. >> Thank you Mr President, members of the Senate this is the annual transportation omnimous bill, there was a companion bill in the house, and the Senate it's been heard and the Senate transportation committee I mean both versions which are substantially similar I'll just hit the highlights briefly, there is a section two broad band and DOT right away this bill deletes the fee and adds a DOT to study fees for Broad band and DOT right of ways, it adds limit exemption for construction equipment,it directs the Turn Pike Authority to report one time facility user fees that are over $50 that requires lights or reflective gear on bicycles during night time, it provides the definition of auto cycle, it also allows motor vehicle owners for the first time to apply on their tittle application to own a vehicle as joined tenants with threats of survivalship. It makes some revisions to the DMV's medical review Program, it allows data plates for employees and family members withing independent dealers, Also allows law enforcement including how we patrol to provide accident reports to insurance agents , or drivers. And I don't know of any acquisition that there's, I don't really think there's anything controversial in the bill, but be glad to answer any questions. >> Do we have any discussion or debate? Hearing none calls for the senate is the passage of the senate committee substitute to house bill 959 on its second reading, all in favor vote aye, opposed will vote No. Five seconds be allowed for voting and the clerk will count the

vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] Apodaca Aye, 46 having voted the affirmative, zero in the negative. Senate committee substitute to house bill 959 passes its second reading without objection. Be ready the third time. >> North Carolina General Assembly enacts. >> Do we have any discussion or debate, hearing none the question before the Senate is passage of the Senate committee substitute the house bill 959 on its third reading all in favor say Aye >> Aye. >> Opposed No, the I's have it Senate committee substitute house bill 959 passes its third reading will be sent to the house for concurrence in the Senate committee substitute. House bill 971, the clerk will read. >> House bill 971 [INAUDIBLE] clarification. >> Senator [INAUDIBLE] is recognized to explain the bill. >> Thank you Mr President, this bill provides that the department of administration the contract with private vendors for short term rental vehicles for use by officers and employees of state agencies for state business I appreciate your support. >> Further discussion or debate? Hearing none the question before the Senate is the passage of the committee substitute for house bill 971 in second reading, all in favor will vote aye, opposed will vote No, five seconds be allowed for the voting and the clerk will record the vote Apodaca aye, Brown aye. [BLANK_AUDIO] 46 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative committee substitute House Bill 971 passes its second reading without objection be read a third time. >> North Carolina General Assembly enacts. >> Further discussion or debate? Hearing none the question before the senate is the passage of committee substitute to house bill 971 on its third reading, all in favor say aye. >> Aye. >> Opposed no? The ayes have it. Committee substitute to House bill 971 passes its third and will be enrolled and sent to the governor. House joint resolution 978, clerk will read. >> House joint resolution 978, Bill Daughtrage industrial commission. >> Senator Barringer is recognized to explain the resolution. >> Thank you Mr. Chair. I rise today to bring before you the nomination of Bill Daughtrage for Industrial Commission. He was unanimously approved by the nominations committee just a couple of days ago. We all know him as the former secretary of administration for North Carolina. He's been very active in his family business throughout his career and frankly he's a long time friend, so it's a real honor to be able to rise and recommend and ask for your vote. >> Further discussion and debate? Hearing none, question before the Senate is the passage of House joint resolution 9.78 on its second reading. All in favor vote aye, opposed vote no. Five seconds to be allowed for voting and the the Clerk will record the vote. Apodaca aye, Brown aye. [SOUND] Brown aye. 46 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative house joint resolution 978 passes its second reading without objection to bead a third time. North Carolina General Assembly enacts. >> Do we have any discussion or debate? Hearing non, the question for the Senate is passage of house joint resolution 978 on it's third reading. All in favor say aye. >> Aye. >> Opposed no. The ayes have it. House joint resolution 978 passes its third reading and it will be enrolled. The chair is happy to extend curtsies to the gallery to secretary Bill Daughtrage who is here with us today, secretary Daughtrage please stand to be recognized. Thank you for serving us. >> [APPLAUSE] >> House joint resolution 980, the Clerk will read it. >> House joint resolution 980, [INAUDIBLE] industrial commission. >> Senator Apodaca is recognized. >> [BLANK_AUDIO] Thank you Mr. President and we were there going over Mrs [INAUDIBLE] resume which is very long and very complex, she brings a lot to the industrial commission. She is served on it I believe four years already, six. Okay a lot of years. And one of the interesting things we found out during testimony that she is an official Southern Bale and that was the name used by the former female employees of Bale South, southern Bale. So she's very young, she is AT&T person now but no we are lucky to have here and she has done a great job and it's I'm happy to let them enter for another term, thank you. >> Do we have any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the quest for the Senate is passage of house Joint Resolution 980 on its second reading, all in favor will vote aye, opposed will vote no, five seconds the bill is out for the voting, and the Clerk will record the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> We have Davis, aye, Brown, aye [BLANK_AUDIO] 46

having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative, house joint resolution 980 passes its second reading without objection be read a third time. >> North Carolina general assembly enact. >> Any discussion or debate? Hearing none the question before the senate is passage of house joint resolution 980 On its third reading all in favor will say aye. >> Aye. >> Opposed No, the I's have it and house joint resolution 980 passes its third reading and it will be enrolled and the chair is happy to extend courtesies in the gallery to Ms Linda Chidam for the Industrial Commission, Ms Chidam please stand to be recognized, thank you so much for serving us. >> [APPLAUSE] [BLANK_AUDIO] Public bill its third reading house bill 657 the clerk will read. >> House Bill 657 mass stand cost of study revisions. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Senator Davis, what pops your eyes? To send forth an amendment >> Senator Davis you can send forth your amendment. [BLANK_AUDIO] The clerk will read. >> Senator Davis moves to amend the bill. >> Senator Davis is recognized to explain the amendment. >> Thanks Mr President. Members you may remember we took a brief moment of recess because we had some technical situations going on with the amendments, so I received a note that this is a technical perfecting amendment, so essentially what happened yesterday because of the previous amendments in mind were simple not even engrossed the bill, this allows us to engross the bill, I do ask for your support. >> Any discussion or debate on the amendment? Hearing none, the quest before the Senate is the adoption of amendment five, all in favor will vote aye, opposed will vote no, five seconds the bill is out for the voting, the Clerk will record the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> 46 having voted in the affirmative and 0 in the negative of amendment 5 is adopted, the bill as amended is back for the body, do we have any further discussions or debate? Senator Smith Ingram, for what purposed do you rise? >> To send forth an amendment. >> Senator Smith Ingram you may send forth an amendment. >> The Clerk will read. >> Senator Smith Ingram moves to amend the bill. >> Senator Smith Ingram is recognized to explain the amendment. >> What the amendment does is to explore and look at making sure that we provide the adequate resources to implement two tracks, one being the traditional Algebra 1, Geometry Algebra 2 as well as the integrate math. We need to look at on the high school level, we have to have an understanding that this will be problematic for some of the smaller schools, who only have one math teacher or two math teachers. So in order to make sure we have the proper measures in place to make this successful for all students, we need to study the appropriate teacher to student ratio for high school mathematics only. And as I said I sent forth this amendment and commend it to you, I have spoken to the bill sponsor and this has his support. The other thing I would like to share, as a high school mathematics teacher, people wonder how I'm able to manage and bring this discussion to the table. I work for the Commonwealth of Virginia and I serve the residency constituents of North Carolina. I work as a teacher two and a half days a week, and I take leave without pay so that I don't have two states paying me for the same duty hours. I take serious my responsibility to bring and offer clarity to our discussion. And I also empathize with education in North Carolina. We have to make sure that we are preparing our students, for future ready curriculum, and we have to make sure that we reach all the students and ensure that they are successful. To build strong students, built strong families, build a strong economy for North Carolina. I commend this amendment to you and ask for your support. >> Any discussion or debate on the amendment? Hearing non, the question before the Senate is adoption of amendment six. All in favor will vote aye, oppose will vote no. Five seconds is to be allowed for the voting the Clerk will record the vote . [BLANK_AUDIO] Woodard aye. 46 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative,

amendment six is adopted the bill has 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 the Senate committee substitute house bill 657 as amended on its third reading. All in favor will vote aye, oppose will vote no. 5 seconds to be allowed for the voting and the Clerk will record the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] 33 having voted in the affirmative and 13 in the negative Senate committee to substitute house bill 657 as amended past its third reading, the amendment will be engrossed and will be sent to the house for concurrence in the senate committee substitute. [BLANK_AUDIO] Senate resolution 896 the Clerk will read. >> Senate resolution 896 confirmed bin scheltson/g agricultural board. >> Senator Jackson is recognized. >> Thank you Mr. President members, it's my pleasure to recommend Dr. Ben Shelton to you, he was nominated by the governor for the appointment to the North Carolina [INAUDIBLE] of agriculture for a six year term. Dr. Ben [INAUDIBLE] is being nominated to fill the dairy and cattle position on the board. And I had the opportunity to meet with him briefly yesterday I believe it was or date before one. And you know I was a little bit curious, he's a veterinarian by trade but he's also a cattle farmer or actually a dairy farmer. And you know I was, in my back of my mind you know we form this preclusion I guess you can say of when your thinking of and I thought to myself [INAUDIBLE] he's a veterinarian but he's also a dairy farmer, I'm sure it's a small very well, I says Dr. Shelton how many cattle are you milking? He says 12,00, three times a day. I says okay, I says you've got my vote. I says because the dairy folks are the only folks I know in the agriculture industry that works basically 24 hours a day. So I recommend and highly to you. He seems to be very qualified and I'm gonna appreciate your support. Thank you. >> Do we have any discussion or debate? Hearing none, quest for the senate is the motion to adapt center resolution 896, all in favor vote Aye, oppose vote No. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting, clerk records the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] 46 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative the senate does adopt senate resolution 896. [BLANK_AUDIO] We have one conference report for adoption house bill 436 clerk will read. >> House bill 436, unauthorized practice of law changes. >> Senator Daniel is recognized. >> Thank you Mr president, members of the senate. After an year of negotiations, A compromise bill is now supported by the state board of association and the primarily online legal service provider who I won't name. The bill establishes a framework for oversight of online legal services and bills appear reasonable, consumer protection, some of the specifics are, all forms that are online must be reviewed by a North Carolina lawyer. It can not require a damage claims to be heard in an outside form other than North Carolina. It can not limit liability to the cost of the product, it establishes registration requirements annually with the State Bar and just as a commentary Internet has changed the way that consumers get services and this is the first step in adjusting the online presence of legal services and the Legislature will re-examine the effect of the bill in two years, so that's what the bill does. As a broader commentary on the subject and to all the citizens of North Carolina I'd say that it would be penny wise and pound foolish to rely on web-base legal service to prepare any significant life documents whether for a state planning or a business planning and Senator Tucker that's my free legal advise for the week. I'll ask you to approve the conference report. >> Senator Daniel asks you to approve the conference report. Do we have any discussion or debate? Senator Tucker what purpose your eyes. >> Just to make a comment on the bill please. >> You have the floor senator. >> In view of Senator Daniels comment again I've studied this before [INAUDIBLE] Nothing from nothing equals nothing. >> Any further discussion or debate? Hearing none the question before the senate is the motion to adopt a conference report for house bill 436 all in favor will vote aye, oppose will vote No, five seconds be allowed for the voting the clerk will record the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] 46 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative conference report will house the bill 436 is adopted and the house will be notified. [BLANK_AUDIO] Bill 731 the clerk will read. [BLANK_AUDIO] 371.

>> Senate Bill 371 LMEMCO plains reporting mental health amendments. >> Senator Apodaca is it 371, did we get the number right? >> You did on the second count I think he said 731. >> We got a little dyslexia going on up here. ->> That's okay. >> Thank you senator. Senate bill 371 who's gonna be here. [CROSSTALK] >> 371 we need to change some language the house and the senate in disagreement on some of the language so I would ask that you not concur. >> Senator Tucker asks that you do not concur. Senator Ford what purpose your rise? >> Sent forth the rule 29. >> Need to send forward your paperwork senator. Do we have any further discussion or debate? Hearing none the question before the senate is the motion to concur in the house committee substitute senate bill 731. All in favor vote Aye oppose to vote No five seconds to be allowed for the voting and the clerk will record the vote. 5 having voted in the affirmative and 40 in the negative. The senate does not concur in the house committee substitute senate bill 731 and the house will be notified. Senator Robinson for what purpose do you rise. >> Change my vote. >> Senator Robinson changes her vote. Final count? >> [LAUGH] >> Okay, lets start, everybody who is changing their vote please stand. >> My finger slipped. >> And remain standing. There you go, Brown, Hudsel, [INAUDIBLE] Daniel, and Robinson [BLANK_AUDIO] 0, 45. >> Senator [INAUDIBLE] for what purpose do you rise? >> Yes, thank you. To change my vote on the amendment on 770. >> On 770? >> Yes. >> While we're changing votes I thought this to be a good time. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> 46, to zero. Senate Bill 763, the clerk will read. [BLANK_AUDIO] I'm sorry, house bill 763, the clerk will read. >> House bill 763, military operation protection act of 2016. >> Senator Brown is recognized to explain the bill. >> Thank you Mr President first of all I wanna say this is a complicated bill and a lot going on some object to third reading I know Senator [INAUDIBLE] has got some issues and there is amendment that I'm working on as well that I ain't quite got ready yet so but as many of you know the military in North Carolina is essential I think to east and North Carolina particular because of what means to our economy and it give you some idea it's the states number two industry, North Carolina has the fourth largest military population in the nation, it supports about 578,000 jobs of which 386,000 are in the private sector and it contributes about 34 billion in personal income and 66 billion in gross state product. During 2014, 79 out of the 100 counties had active DOD prime contracts worth about two and a half Billion Dollars. With five military bases, one military ocean terminal, a US cooks code base and you can just see the presence and protecting the air space that deals with the training involved with those bases is very important to the state. Many of you also know that because of the budgetary problems in Washington, that DOD is being cut across this nation, on a pretty consistent bases in the last several years. Another camp adjourned we've lost 7000 jobs. And military jobs it can't resume alone. And I can tell you that we've got a couple bases that are in, I think a precarious position if DOD decides to do another block and close bases across this nation and consolidate and I will tell

you those bases are probably Samuel Johnson and Cherry Point in particular. Having said that, for taking those bases I think is probably one of the most important thing we can do to protect our economy in this state because you just heard the numbers and how it affects this state economically. So, what this bill does is it really tries to protect those bases and allow them to train which makes them viable because if you talk to any military person in this state they will tell you if they're based opposed can no longer train they're not viable and their subject is closure, that's the number one issue, and we're gonna [INAUDIBLE] in this body to try to protect those bases in the past several years would buffer zones around those bases and many other things to protect them and what this bill does is to try to expand that a little bit more and a couple of years ago we did something that dealt with wind turbines and tall structures around the bases and this tries to expand on that because at that particular time there is a map that was being developed and what that map was trying to do was pretty much a layout in the state of North Carolina both parts of the state those training missions were taking place and what parts of the state would be available for development of wind energy, tall structures, other things for the permitting process could be a lot easier and that map has been into work for a long time and to give you an idea I've got the hold map that will copy on the board here that you can look at but this is a pretty complex map and it took a long time and there is several pages that go to it and I'll be glad to show that to anyone that likes to take a look that it really do us with the training it goes on in the state by the military and that's why I think this bill is important because it really does lay out the framework around this map that I think gives clarity of moving forward. So, basically what this bill does is several things. First it formalizes the North Carolina's interior landscape committee has been important to higher department of Agriculture. That is in this particular bill. It also updates existing law for tall structures around military installations to include the new department of military and variance affairs as part of the review and approval process as you remember last year we developed that new department. It also modifies existing law addressing wind energy permitting to include the department of military and veterans affairs is part of the review and approval process, and finally protects existing and future military operations associated with mission readiness and training by defining areas of conflicts and impact related to the placement of wind energy facilities and prohibiting wind energy development within this areas. That's a brief summary, we went over this bill [INAUDIBLE] yesterday and had some good debate, again I'm gonna object to third reading because there is some changes I'd like to make based on that feedback I got yesterday. But this is an important bill to our economy and important bill for the military. And again I think I love this they are associated with this. I understand that they were probably be I think it's actually taking place now, but a black in the next couple three years and we wanna protect our basis as much as possible. I'll try to answer any questions. >> Senator Davis what purpose do you rise? >> To debate the bill. senator Davis you have the floor >> Thanks Mr. president members. >> I wanna first thank senator brown for your work on this not only now but before. This is a very important and critical issue and I'll start by saying it's not a matter of if when you talk about [INAUDIBLE] it's matter of when? It's inevitable and we must continue always to position ourselves to protect our installations and having [INAUDIBLE] going back after World War II, we experienced a period of deactivation. And that community rally together that point to everything to reactivate the basin. I can definitely tell you now your not seeing the reactivation of basis in this days of time. So with that being said I understand I worked on the issues some years ago, and I remain committed to working on this issue. As we, here it is, continue to protect our bases we must also support, continue to look for ways to support development of renewable energy.

And so with all that being said, Senator Hudson, Senator Brown, Senator Smith Ingram, all of us have been in communication and we understood the would be the objection of the third reading so we are going to ask if you would please vote in support of this amendment today and give us a little weekend to try to continue this discussion. Thank you again. >> Senator Pate for what purpose do you rise? >> To speak on the bill. >> Senator Pate you have the floor to speak to the bill. >> Thank you Mr President I wonder if we could put that map back up on the dashboard spring again. >> Yes sir we can give us one second here, we get the map back on the dashboard, there it is should be up on your dashboard now senator. >> Thank you very much I have formed my share of this low level routes the ones that are outlined and wear the ribbons that look like they walk across our state and I can tell you that if we don't train the way we are going to fight, we don't need this low level routes, we don't need the department of defense does not need their aircraft to be stationed in North Carolina because we got to have access to places where well I'm sorry not me but the air force has to the navy has to have access to the places where they are going to do their low level training and getting in and out of those places they have to have clear air space, it's absolutely necessary and I commend Senator Brown and all the people who have been helping him out with that because it is critically important that we help Seymour Johnson Air Force Base to appoint Marine Corps Air Station and also NAS Oceana/g up in Virginia to have access to the Derrick County Mountain Range which is the big draw, the biggest asset we have in this state to help out with training of our military forces so I commend this bill to you the second reading and when we get back on Monday or whenever you wanna learn that third one I'll be supporting it again. Senator Ford for what purpose do you rise? >> See if Senator Brown will yield for a question. >> Senator Brown do you yield? >> I will >> Thank you very much. Senator yesterday we talked about the couple of projects that are in the pipeline that I think represent probably about $700 million worth of investments that this particular act would have an impact on. Do you believe there is a balance that can be struck with protecting those installations, but also looking out for those businesses that have begun a process to bring wind power to those regions. >> This bill does have a grandfather clause for those that have already gone through the permitting process in North Carolina. The debate yesterday dealt with some projects that were going through a federal process but not the state process. And it does not address that issue at this point. I have no way of knowing how many of those particular projects may be in the works. And I'm afraid of how big a door that opens because this bill doesn't come into effect until 2018, so it really creates, I think an opportunity for some to work on some projects at the same time has a closing point to make sure that we can mange this thing. I know senator Smith-Ingram had concerned about [INAUDIBLE] and I have shown her the map today and their is parts of Tyrrell County that will be accessible to any kind of development and I would that can address may her issues. But as you can look at this maps. If it's in that red zone. I don't know that it makes much sense and I think I was quoted on this, to have a 500 foot wind turbine in a place where our jet going 1000 miles per hour in training may cross. That doesn't make much sense. And so it's a balance, but there is a grandfather clause and also the day on this October, I think it was October of 18 I need to look, I cant remember of top of my head. It's on the 18. >> Follow up >> Senator Brown do you yield? >> Yes >> Senator Brown thank you for that response. But I think we can all agree on common sense legislation. No one would wanna support something that's going to endanger our service men and women, leave alone put in jeopardy those installations. I'm sensitive as you very well known to small business, and I'm sensitive to folks who have began a process, who have made investments

and any time Senator Brown that we as local government, state government start interjecting new regulation in the middle of a process, that creates instability and it creates a situation where it can jeopardize millions of dollars since and so I appreciate your response but I really wish that you would have looked at what was already going on in balancing the protection of those installations to help our small business. >> I'll take that as to speaking to the bill, and not a question cuz I didn't hear a question. >> It may be a question I respond to. >> I think my response Senator Ford is, most of the, I think all of the industry folks knew about this maps for several years that they were in the making. And I think had an obligation to make sure that they didn't try to permit something while these maps were being put in place in those sensitive areas. Because they should have known if I hadn't asked for where those sensitive areas were, and quite honestly I think some of them tried to get ahead of that. And that's unfortunate. And because again I think it's important that we protect those training missions and those particular sensitive areas and again I think some try to circumvent that process. >> Senator Tucker for what purpose do you rise? >> To speak to the bill please. >> Senator Tucker you have the floor. >> Thank you, just a couple of things in response to Senator Ford. Many of you know I spent a good bit of my time in the Winter in Texas, down quail hunting and I go and stay near a town called Sweet water Texas, that has almost 10,000 windmills there. At night it looks like the biggest red light district you could ever see with blinking lights. It's not very appealing to the topography of Texas but they went ahead and did that and one of the big investors at that time was Ben Pickens. Since then his pulled out a wind power because it does not achieve the amount of power that they thought was gonna be in the process of planning. So there is now lawsuits about the windmills because they are impact in the bald eagles. There is also lawsuits about windmills in Texas because the planing of the motors is planing discomfort to the people who like in the area. So they are all hazards that are moving forward Senator Ford with windmills. And then the last thing I'd like to say much like solar, windmills and solar are a mature industry. Like my business it should be able to stand on it's own. So if we were to to eliminate the subsidies that would probably eliminate the question of whether we put windmills in red flying zone for the military. Thank you. >> Senator Rabin for what purpose you rise? >> Speak on the bill please. >> Senator Rabin you have the floor. >> I've listened with great intent to all the conversation and I'm struck again with how soon you forget. We forget about Orlando, we forget about places in the Middle East. This issue of training is a very, very important issue and probably have to take priority over other considerations. I understand the economics, I understand the need for the business, but nothing happens when we are at war and I keep reminding people that is the case. You can't train through war without training ground. It's nice to worry about [INAUDIBLE] and what we are gonna lose, the fact is the defense of our nation is at stake here. The same kinds of operations we do locally in United States have to be done overseas and it involves low level and involves high level and if we can train to complete the mission then we are even closer to losing the war right now and I would ask the question, with what going on right now who's winning? Okay, I support the bill full and I think we have to get the priority correct here. And that is getting our troupes trained so they can fight the war that protects us, so we can sit here and do what we're doing, thank you. >> Do we have any further discussion or debate? Senator Smith Ingram, for what purpose do you rise? >> To speak to the bill. >> Senator Smith Ingram you have the floor. >> My dad was in the United States Air Force. Having gotten experience, I fell in love with pilots and airplanes. that led me to my career choice as a mechanical engineer, more specifically an aerospace engineer. While I worked for the Boeing Company in Seattle Washington, I had the phenomenal experience to be the senior engineer to work on

a project that involved the 767 AWACS, those of you familiar with 767 AWACS is the military vessel that has the radar at the top of the vessel. With that radar, and doc stars [INAUDIBLE] technology, we were able to go into the compound and be able to take out Osama Bin Laden. I realize Colonel we are at war and our pilots have to be trained for battle and our pilots have to be safe. Through that opportunity, I was able to identify a critical problem that was causing the AWACS to do nose dives in the air, and protect the safety of our pilots. I understand that there is a commitment to make sure that we have the proper flight zones and safety in that the wind turbines and mills do not interfere with that. At the same time I balance that with growing gap in North Eastern, North Carolina areas of high poverty, areas that will be tremendously impacted by economic development to the tune of the $700 million that is coming in for the projects. Senator Brown I look forward to working diligently with you to make sure we do a complete study of the deposits on the maps because the map as presented on the dashboard is not the map that's used by the department of defense nor is it the map used by federal aviation administration. So if we could drill down, take a look at the maps, and look at the process for permitting, we were able to provide match more stringency to the permitting process, by including the department of military and veterans affairs last year. And so as we look forward to working together on this issue, I don't think that it has to be an either or, it can be a both and, if we look at how the map is designed, where we have the areas of concern, and keeping the appreciation that we don't have a process that would ever allow for the parallel permitting so I look forward to working diligently with you so we can adjust some of the issues with this bill, and you will have my full support. >> Do we have any further discussion or debate? >> Mr. President? >> Senator McKissick for what purpose do you rise? >> To see if Senator Brown would yield for a question. >> Senator Brown do you yield? >> I will. Senator Bryant I wasn't at the committee yesterday, I sit as a member of that committee but I've read a lot of information about this bill. Assuming these quarters as proposed and established, establish these zones where it's not supposed to be any wind turbines, constructed within those paths, but lets also assume that a company comes along and they're constructing turbines that are not in these paths, but the maps as I understand can be updated at a future date that could prohibit a subsequent project that's moving from potentially being completed. Now, is that a correct understanding or can you shed some light upon that because that would have a very substantial impact upon someone who liked [INAUDIBLE] come up with something that works, but then later finance their substantial investment that they cannot proceed. Can you help me with that? >> I will try. Senator McKissick you're right. The bill does allow the military to change some of these patterns. But I have been assured by the military that the main reason they wanted this map out was to create some areas that it is available for wind energy. And I think the military will be very very sensitive. And I think it will be very difficult fro them to try and backtrack in that particular area. Because the white areas on this map are basically those areas that it's okay. And I think that should be good for the industry because now they do have some certainty because this a permitting process is pretty stringent and I think anything that we can do to make that a little easier I think would be a good thing and that's what this map does is at least it tells the wind energy industry that this areas, is where permitting should be easy and [INAUDIBLE] got to go through a process as you would expect but at least they know now for sure and it takes a lot to guess work or what. >> Mr President can I ask a follow up. >> Follow up questions Senator Brown. >> Yes. >> Two things Senator Brown, how often will these maps be updated so that you know somebody really has fair notice cuz I mean I'm sure somebody's project takes several years once they come to fruition to be completed so that someone can do that and then secondly if you know we may not know but when they came up with these pathways,

[INAUDIBLE] was it done just purely based upon what makes sense militarily in terms of being able to cover a specific topographic terrain, or did they take into consideration what I call a balancing of interest, in terms of trying to protect perhaps certain win quarters where you could allow development. >> Senator McKissick I don't wanna misspeak but its my understanding that these are the training patterns that are in place today. And each phase I guess gave this information to a matrix group which is a group that a military affairs commission has hired to address military issues in Washington, in particular. And Matrix, one of their charges was to come up with this particular map, so what they did, is that, they went to all the installations and asked this information and that this is the feedback they got in order to draw this particular map. >> Thank you >> Senator Lowe for what what purpose do you raise? >> To ask senator Brown a question >> Senator Brown do you yield? >> As you know I'm very concerned about military in particular the United States Air force because my wife spent 23 years in the Air Force and I've got one of those little beige cards but what I'm concerned about is just asking and trying to get clarity, is there a project or projects that are presently up and going or in process now and how many of them are there? >> There is one in [INAUDIBLE] County that has been permitted and they are grandfathered in in this particular bill. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Further discussion or debate? Senator Rabin for what purpose do you rise? >> To speak one more time on the bill. >> Senator Rabin you have the floor to speak a second time. >> I'm gonna try to make this as simple as I can. I'm glad that folks have relative who served, I understand what AWACS is, its high altitude, couldn't care less about windows on the ground. What we're talking about is the ability to train troops to do things close to the ground, and how to direct their strikes. Ground strikes is handled by a thing called joint stars, it lies about 30,000' AWACS is up there directly in the air, but the ground battle, when we took Bin Laden, folks there were seals on the ground that took Bin Laden not somebody else, and not Hillary Clinton. Thank you. >> Is there any further discussion or debate? Hearing none the question before the senate is the passage of the senate committee substitute to house bill 763 on its second reading all in favor vote Aye, oppose vote No, five seconds be allowed for voting. Clerk will record the vote. Newton Aye, Bryant No, Barringer Aye. 41 having voted in the affirmative and five in the negative, senate committee substitute to house bill 763 passes its second reading senator Brown objects to third reading it will remain on the calendar. And I think that wraps up our calendar for the day. >> Mr. president. >> Senator Woodard what purpose do you rise? >> I would like to on senate bill 770 I would like to be be recorded as voting yes please. >> Thank you senator. >> Mr. president? >> One second first let me get this final count here please. 39 to 7 senator Clark what purpose do you rise? >> Excuse Mr. president if you would recognize. >> Senator Apodaca for what purpose do you rise? >> Motion. >> Senator Apodaca you have the floor for a motion. >. Having voted by the prevailing side on house bill 151 I move that it be brought back for reconsideration on third reading. >> Without objection so ordered. >> Mr. President.? >> Senator Brock for what purpose to you rise? >> Send forth a committee report. >> Hold on one second on that senator let's take care of this first. One second Senator Bryant. Let's take care of this bill first. >> Senator Brock you can send forward your committee report. Clerk will read. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Senator Brock, Agricultural Environmental Natural Resource Committee submit the passage,

house bill 593, committee substitute number one, unfavorable as committee substitute bill number one, favorable as to senate committee substitute bill. Title, an act to amend starting environmental, natural resources and other laws. >> House bill 593, ill be placed on the calendar for June 20th. Senator Bryant for what purpose do you rise? >> Mr. President I'd like to be recorded as voting aye on senate bill 770. >> Aye on 770. >> Mr. President? >> Senator Waddell for what purpose do you rise? >> Concerning bill 770, aye. >> Okay, everybody who wants to change their vote on any bill, go ahead and stand right now. Senator Smith Ingram 770 >> 770 >> Okay [BLANK_AUDIO] 43 to 3 final count, thank you Senators. House Bill 151 the clerk will read. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> House Bill 151 Vacation rental Orange County Jail construction. >> Senator Cravick is recognized. >> Thank you Mr President I'd like to send forward an amendment. >> Send forward your amendment Senator. The clerk will read. [BLANK_AUDIO] Senator moves to Cravick amend the bill. >> Senator Cravick is recognized explain the amendment. >> Thank you Mr President, this is I'm taking a lesson from Senator Davis today this is a perfecting amendment that the language that we used in the prior amendment is just wording it differently so that it can be enacted, I appreciate your support. >> Do we have any discussion or debate on the amendment two? Hearing none the question before the senate is the adoption of amendment two all in favor of it aye, oppose the vote No, in five seconds be allowed for the voting the clerk will record the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Bryant aye. 46 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative amendment two 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 the Senate committee substitute the house bill 151 as amended on its third reading all in favor vote aye, opposed No, five seconds will be allowed for the voting, and the clerk will record the vote. [BLANK_AUDIO] 46 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative Senate committee substitute house bill 151 as amended passes its third reading the amendments will be engrossed, it will be sent to the house with concurrence in the senate committee substitute and that wraps up our calendar for the day well this time we'd like to say thanks for our pages. Pages we've had a busy week we really do appreciate your help and we hope to come back to see us thanks so much for your time. >> [APPLAUSE] >> We have any notices or announcements? Senator Brown what purpose your eyes? >> Republicans will caucus immediately after session. Any other notices or announcements, any further business come before the Senate neither chair recognize Senator Berger for a motion. >> Senator Barringer for what purpose do you rise? >> A moment of personal privilege. >> Senator Barringer you have the floor for a moment of personal privilege. >> Yeah the responsibility of a mum when you have a teenage daughter is to show up and just embarrass them and so what I'd like to do today is to recognize my daughter Emily Barringer who is here today as a page and she is cowering over there pretending she doesn't know me but I do want to thank the sergeant-at-arms and also those in the page program and those of you who've reached out to her today to make this a wonderful experience I am truly a proud mum. Thank you. >> Thank you Senator. Any other notices or announcements, not the chair recognizes Senator Berger for a motion. >> Thank you Mr President for the members there would be a skeletal session tomorrow and then we'll come back Monday but no votes Mr President with that I move the Senate do now adjourn subject to standard stipulation set fourth the Senate Bill and Senate rule 24.1 receipt of conference reports to receive the committee reports, the appointment of conferees ratification of bills and receipt of house messages to reconvene on Friday, June 17 2016 at 10:30

AM >> The motion is that Senate now adjourns subject to the stipulations stated by Senator Berger to reconvene Friday June 17th at 10:30 AM seconded by Senator Bingham all in favor say aye, opposed No, the ayes have it, the Senate stands adjourned. [SOUND] [BLANK_AUDIO] Ratification of bills the clerk will read. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Enroll the bill, enrolling clerk reports the following bills dully ratified for presentation to the governor. >> Senate bill 34 an act authorizing the state health director to prescribe OPR and [UNKNOWN} by means of as statewide standing order with immunity from civil and criminal liability for such action as recommended by the joint legislative oversight committee on health and human services. Senate bill 748, an act to change the report reporting day of the blue ribbon commission to study the building and infrastructure meaning that the state as recommended by the blue ribbon commission to study the building and infrastructure needed by state. Hose bill 958, an act to provide and increase funding for impaired voting and [UNKNOWN] industry to clarify the penalty for impaired boding as recommended by the house select committee on wildlife resources. House bill 970, an act authorizing criminal records checks of any current or prospective employee [UNKNOWN] state controller as recommended by the joint legislative committee on general government. House bill 1014, an act to make confirming changes by removing obsolete reference to the [UNKNOWN] program and general statute as recommended by the joint legislative oversight committee on health and community service and to remain part 6 of article 1B of chapter 130A of the general statutes Taylor law establish an advisory council aloog rare diseases. House bill 145 and act to disapprove the general anesthesia sedation. The definition rule in certain or later ruled adopted by North Carolina [] and examiner in to direct the North Carolina board of deal examiners not to enforce certain rule. And the following bill the resolution duly ratify proper enroll and prepare for presentation to the office of secretary of state. Senate bill 382 an act to revise senate 612 that proved for the merger and consolidation that the school administration unit inn Nash county in the city of Rockymount. House bill 957 an act to amend the charter of the city of Innocentville/g to allow the mayor and council member to receive compensation for their services as required by general law. House bill 1131 an act to authorize in the town of Andrews to exercise extra territorial planing jurisdiction and a mile of the town of corporate members with the approval of the board of commission of Cherokee County. House joint resolution 977, a joint resolution providing for the confirmation and [INAUDIBLE] with a special superior court judge. House joint resolution 979 a joint resolution proving for the confirmation of [INAUDIBLE] as a special superior court Judge. House joint resolution 981. A joint resolution providing for the confirmation of Michael Robinson as a special superior court judge. [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO]