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Senate | June 26, 2014 | Chamber | Thursday Proceedings

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Similar situation, and it has deteriorated and got worse, to the point that that child has seizures two or three times a day. If this bill will help address that issue, it’s got to be a good bill because I know that family well, and I just know what they’re going through with their child at this point. So I’d ask for you to support the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate. Senator Robinson, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Chair and thank you Senator Apodaca and others who support this. I too like Senator Brown had some experiences a long time ago. My youngest brother had epileptic seizures and those of you who remember back in the day when there was really no treatment, you put a spoon in the person’s mouth, keep them from swallowing their tongue, etc. And that’s just about all my parents could do. And so the horror of parents not having alternatives is a terrible thing, and so this bill moves us forward in research and I’m proud of the fact that we have in North Carolina some of the best research universities who can help us collect the data, look at the treatment, see what’s working, and then move forward in terms of models that will work across the country. So I’m certainly appreciative of the bill and I support it, and commend it to you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate. Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage on second reading of the Senate Committee Substitute as amended to House Bill 1220. All in favor will vote aye, all opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. Senator Davis, 45 having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, House Bill 1220 has passed its second reading and will without objection be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] North Carolina General Assembly enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage on third reading of the Senate Committee Substitute as amended to House Bill 1220. All in favor will say aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] All opposed no. The ayes have it and House Bill 1220 has passed its third reading. The amendment will be engrossed and the bill will be sent to the House on the issue of concurrence. [PAUSE] Members, I skipped over reports of standing committees. Are there any reports of standing committees? Senator Davis, what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forth a committee report. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forward your report. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. [PAUSE] [SPEAKER CHANGES] Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Davis of state and local committee submits for passage House Bill 1059, Committee Substitute number 2, unfavorable as to committee substitute but favorable as to Senate Committee Substitute Bill titled an act to make the larceny of Venus flytraps in Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, Oslo and Pender Counties a felony, and to modify the New Hanover occupancy tax. [SPEAKER CHANGES] As a sequential referral to finance. [PAUSE] [SPEAKER CHANGES] Member Senator Jenkins has submitted an excused absence for the remainder of the session. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Pate, for what purpose do you rise. [SPEAKER CHANGES] A point of personal privilege out of order. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Ladies and gentlemen, I have been looking up into the gallery while we discussed this past bill, and I suspect that there are some young parents up there with young children who were very interested in seeing this bill go through. As they make their way out, I would think it would be appropriate for us because I believe there are some up there who probably are suffering from this malady, and I want to salute them, and I think it would be appropriate for the senate to salute them if they would be recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Pate and I don’t have any names but I think you are correct. There are a number of children with primarily moms, it looks like,

...the city of Kanapolis, Senate Bill 864, an Act to Permit Employees of the Town of Yanceyville to Operate Motorized All-Terrain Vehicles on Certain Highways Pursuant to G.S. 20-171.24. Senate Bill 865, an Act Providing the Town of Boone Shall Not Exercise the Powers of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction. Senate Bill 870, an Act Authorizing the City of Durham to Allow Payments for On-Street Parking by Various Means and to Use Proceeds from On-Street Parking for Parking Programs and Providing Parking Facilities. House Bill 1045, an Act Providing that Regular Municipal Elections in the Town of Elkin be Conducted in Even Number Years and Listing the Terms of Current Town Commissioners to the New Election Schedule. House Bill 1134, an Act to Revise the Requirements for a Petition Submitted to Cleveland County about Property Owners Seeking County Finances on Road Improvements. House Bill 1159, an Act to Authorize the City of Greeneville to Convey by Private Negotiation and Sale Certain Real Property Owned by the City That Does Not Meet Minimum Lot Size Requirements Prescribed by the City's Zoning Ordinance. House Bill 1207, an Act to Amend the Charter of the City of Highpoint to Allow the City Council to Hire the City Attorney and to Make Certain Technical Corrections. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Messages from the House. The Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Messages from the House. Senate Bill 58, enact and make technical corrections to the Session Law 2014-17, received for a concurrence June 26. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca, do you have a motion with reference to that Bill? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I have multiple motions if I may at this time, Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] OK, for motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] We'll start with Senate Bill 58, just ready and move that it be put on the end of today's calendar for concurrence. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, so ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. Additionally, House Bill 1025, DOT/DMV changes, and House Bill 1027, DWI Interlock Violation. Currently scheduled for tomorrow's calendar. I decided I'd like to go home, so lets put this on for Tuesday, July 1st. Those two bills. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, so ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, Senate Bill 523, Wrightsville Beach Deannexation is very time sensitive. I move that it be recalled from Committee on Rules and placed on today's calendar for a concurrence vote. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, so ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. House Bill 1145, Insurance and Registration Required for Mopeds. It needs a serial referral to Finance, so I ask that it be removed from today's calendar and re-referred to Committee on Finance for a quick look. [SPEAKER CHANGES] So ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 458, Omnibus County Legislation, as referrals to state and local government and J2, need to add an additional referral to the Healthcare Committee. [SPEAKER CHANGES] So ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] OK and Mr. President, I want to make a motion for the rest of the session. I move that Rules be suspended and that from here to the end of the session all messages to the House will be sent by special messenger. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, so ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. Additional motion please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] State your motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. House Bill 1220, Hope for Hailey and Friends, is on today's calendar towards the end. I move that it be brought before us for immediate consideration. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection. House Bill 1220, the Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 1220, Hope for Hailey and Friends. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President and members. As many of us know, there are many children in North Carolina that are suffering from intractable epilepsy. Currently, all treatment options are not working. It has been shown promisely in some other states and other areas of the country, hemp extract, Senator Bingham, something you should be very interested in if you'll turn around and pay attention. [laughter] Has shown great promise in treatment to these children. And North Carolina...

00:00 we have some of the best medical research universities in the country so what this bill does is allows our medical research universities to start programs in order to help these children and to help them receive this extract which is known as CBD we can get into the particulars of it but the overall point is this is found to be very helpful to a lot of kids where nothing else seems to help and with that being said I ask for your support and I do need to send forth an amendment Mr president if I might. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forward your amendment clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Happadonka moves to amend the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Happadonka has the floor to explain the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr president what this amendment does it just makes a minor change to the statute to the bill right now the effective date is October first of this bill but if DHHS adopts rules before then it will allow the studies to start immediately upon the adoption of the rules so I ask for your support on the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate on amendment one the house bill 1220, hearing [??] before the senate is the passage of amendment one the house bill 1220 all in favor will vote aye opposed will vote no five seconds will be allowed to the voting clerk will record the vote, 46 having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative amendment one passes and house bill 1220 is back before you is there further discussion or debate. [SPEAKER CHANGES] If I may just [??]. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Happadonka. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr president, what the bill does it gives legal protection to families, doctors and patients who participate in these studies conducted in our medical universities the [??] studies also give the care givers the patients and neurologists registered with DHHS and continually monitored to protect patient's safety we feel like this will put North Carolina on the cutting edge of treating this type of epilepsy so I'll be happy to answer any questions. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate, senator Davis. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr president. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I'm sorry senator Richard [??]. [SPEAKER CHANGES] See if senator Happadonka would deal for one question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I do. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Deal. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Happadonka just to be clear this is designed to be prescribed by a physician as you've outlined in the bill.. [SPEAKER CHANGES] A neurologist. [SPEAKER CHANGES] A neurologist and distributed to that patient by that doctor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] That's correct now let me get with you on the distribution process here it's a it cannot be given by a pharmacist because it's not on the approved FDA drug list so yes the physician will have to assist the families in obtaining this the exact method is there is one company that does it on a website and it'll probably be that company. [SPEAKER CHANGES] If I just a quick follow up. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Follow up. [SPEAKER CHANGES] and basically it's under the control of that physician. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes it is. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate senator Davis what purpose [??]. [SPEAKER CHANGES] to ask senator Happadonka a question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Happadonka do you deal. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I do. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you senator my understanding is that this is gonna be dispensed only through three hospitals in North Carolina is that correct. [SPEAKER CHANGES] No sir we added the fourth yesterday the BUNC chapel hill east Carolina duke in wake forest. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Follow up sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Follow up. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Deal. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you my understanding also that this drug is in a fast track with the FDA and they're in phase one clinical trials at this time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] That is correct. [SPEAKER CHANGES] and considering.. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Follow up. [SPEAKER CHANGES] follow up thank you sir considering they're in FDA the phase one clinical trials would you amenable to putting in a sunset to this bill of about ten years the reason why I say that is because we do not know what the side effects of this drug are and we won't know until these clinical trials are complete so I'm kinda concerned that we would allow this to be open ended. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Well senator like I said before we're back here every year and I think this is something we're going to watch very carefully I mean I don't really have a problem with it I don't know if it's that necessary hopefully we'll be back but if you wanna present it that's fine. 05:00

Speaker Changes: Follow up, Speaker Changes: For the follow you yell, Speaker Changes: I'll talk you after wards maybe we can do this on second reading or third reading Speaker Changes: Mr.President ?? for what purpose, Speaker Changes: Point of clarification of senator, Speaker Changes: I thing the ?? can take that ?? well, Speaker Changes: ??, Speaker Changes: So if we are gonna pass third reading today , Speaker Changes: Question to senator ??,if we are gonna do third reading today would you object ?? as a bill on the amendment, Speaker Changes: I don't think that think this as necessary ?? this gonna go bad ??, Speaker Changes: Thank you, Speaker Changes: Further discussion further debate senator ?? for what purpose you ask, Speaker Changes: To speak on the bill, Speaker Changes: You have the floor, Speaker Changes: That is a wonderful bill i would like to clarify a doubt with senator ?? Speaker Changes: You wanna post a question to senator ??, Speaker Changes: senator ? you yell, Speaker Changes: ?? is a narrow purpose ?? in anyway , Speaker Changes: That's correct, Speaker Changes: Yes sir, Speaker Changes: Further discussion further debate,senator ?? what purpose you ask, Speaker Changes: To speak on the bill, Speaker Changes: You have the floor, Speaker Changes: First i want to thank senator orthodox ?? but is are encouraged all my colleagues for it i think we are smart that we are able to ?? for narrowly this particular use because ?? research and development can tell these kid with ?? so I'm glad to see moving forward what we hope ?? lot of people ?? impact it daily ??, Speaker Changes: Mr.President, Speaker Changes: Senator ?? what purpose you ask, Speaker Changes: To speak on the bill, Speaker Changes: You have the floor, Speaker Changes: Thank you sir this type of product is gonna headlines because this ?? on the rest that is really is modified hope extract ?? is taken out of it all the way down to way like three tens of one percent with anybody drink a bottle of this ?? and I'm not try to pronounce the chemical name of it C V D senator ?? just said is the drug with the extract help so with the ?? i had several areas n my local area their parent have contacted me ?? have contacted me ?? even got through law enforcement officers but in my office have encouraged me to support the bill and i do i would also point out it requires three things additionally that the person have to suffer from ?? it have to be north Carolina area it is ?? and I'm very much appreciate senator ?? amendment becasue it was till ?? not was till October the family their children suffering they needed now and hopefully we can do everything to push forward the authorities so we can make it happen as soon as possible i do ask you ask you to support people who are in great need of it ?? this is not a cycle ?? drug that is taken out but it does have some thing in it that will help these folks so to conscious search ?? at the end remember this would people when needed, Speaker Changes: Senator brown for what purpose you ask, Speaker Changes: To speak on the ?? bill, Speaker Changes: You have the floor, Speaker Changes: And my son when he was about five years old started ?? if you are parent ? can go these are tough situation and fortunate to me ?? he is ,about twelve years old ,but i have gentlemen that worked me quite a while has a sibling who,

Similar situation, and it has deteriorated and got worse, to the point that that child has seizures two or three times a day. If this bill will help address that issue, it’s got to be a good bill because I know that family well, and I just know what they’re going through with their child at this point. So I’d ask for you to support the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate. Senator Robinson, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Chair and thank you Senator Apodaca and others who support this. I too like Senator Brown had some experiences a long time ago. My youngest brother had epileptic seizures and those of you who remember back in the day when there was really no treatment, you put a spoon in the person’s mouth, keep them from swallowing their tongue, etc. And that’s just about all my parents could do. And so the horror of parents not having alternatives is a terrible thing, and so this bill moves us forward in research and I’m proud of the fact that we have in North Carolina some of the best research universities who can help us collect the data, look at the treatment, see what’s working, and then move forward in terms of models that will work across the country. So I’m certainly appreciative of the bill and I support it, and commend it to you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate. Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage on second reading of the Senate Committee Substitute as amended to House Bill 1220. All in favor will vote aye, all opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. Senator Davis, 45 having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, House Bill 1220 has passed its second reading and will without objection be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] North Carolina General Assembly enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage on third reading of the Senate Committee Substitute as amended to House Bill 1220. All in favor will say aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] All opposed no. The ayes have it and House Bill 1220 has passed its third reading. The amendment will be engrossed and the bill will be sent to the House on the issue of concurrence. [PAUSE] Members, I skipped over reports of standing committees. Are there any reports of standing committees? Senator Davis, what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forth a committee report. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forward your report. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. [PAUSE] [SPEAKER CHANGES] Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Davis of state and local committee submits for passage House Bill 1059, Committee Substitute number 2, unfavorable as to committee substitute but favorable as to Senate Committee Substitute Bill titled an act to make the larceny of Venus flytraps in Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, Oslo and Pender Counties a felony, and to modify the New Hanover occupancy tax. [SPEAKER CHANGES] As a sequential referral to finance. [PAUSE] [SPEAKER CHANGES] Member Senator Jenkins has submitted an excused absence for the remainder of the session. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Pate, for what purpose do you rise. [SPEAKER CHANGES] A point of personal privilege out of order. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Ladies and gentlemen, I have been looking up into the gallery while we discussed this past bill, and I suspect that there are some young parents up there with young children who were very interested in seeing this bill go through. As they make their way out, I would think it would be appropriate for us because I believe there are some up there who probably are suffering from this malady, and I want to salute them, and I think it would be appropriate for the senate to salute them if they would be recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Pate and I don’t have any names but I think you are correct. There are a number of children with primarily moms, it looks like,

Up there in the gallery. If you are someone who is here to express an interest in the bill that we just passed, if you would just stand and let the senate recognize you. We appreciate y’all bringing this to our attention. I think you’ve seen the support that members of your legislature have for trying to address this issue for you. (clapping, applause). Thank you very much. Members we’ll now go to the top of the calendar. Third reading roll call. Local bill. House bill 1080. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House bill 1080. Laughlin (?) de-annexation [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate on this local bill? Hearing none. The request before the senate is the passage on third reading on House bill 1080. All in favor say aye, all opposed will vote no no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. 43 having voted in the affirmative, and one in the negative, House bill 1080 is passed its third reading and will be returned to the house on the issue of concurrence in the senate amendments. Second reading roll call House bill 1067. Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House bill 1067. Murphy de-annexation. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Tillman? You need to say anything about this local bill? Senator Davis? You are recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. I would like to speak to the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] This bill is a friendly bill. Both the town of Murphy and the property owner want this. I think the town of Murphy wants to get rid of this property owner. It’s a friendly deal. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For discussion or debate? Senator Apodaca? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Will Senator Davis yield for a question? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I will. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Davis. President Pro tem seems to be geographically challenged thinking that Murphy resides in Randolph or more counties. Where exactly does Murphy lie? [SPEAKER CHANGES] If I answer this, will it reflect negatively on our President Pro tem? [SPEAKER CHANGES] No more so than him recognizing Senator Tillman. (laughter) Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Members, there is a bus coming by and I’m not sure who I need to throw under it. Senator Tillman, you’re recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I’m going… Mr. President. Thank you…I’m going to throw myself under the bus because I agreed with Roger West from the west this morning to run that bill. You can’t burn it as much as I’d like to on the President Pro tem. And, we do have a Murphy in Randolph County. Murphy Oil. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Alright, is there further discussion or debate on second reading to House bill 1067. Hearing none. The question before the senate is the passage on second reading of the substance of House bill 1067. All in favor will vote aye, all opposed vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. 44 having voted in the affirmative, and none in the negative, Senator Woodward, aye. 45 having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative. House bill 1067 has passed its second reading and will remain on the calendar. Local bill third reading House bill 1218. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House bill 1218. The city of Monroe supervision of attorney. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Hartsell, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I like to send forth an amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forth your amendment. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Hartsell moved to amend a bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Hartsell recognized to explain the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President and members of the senate. The amendment simply adds two people to, temporarily to the Cabarrus county board of commissioners. I’d be glad to go into all sorts of reasons, but I don’t that you will [SPEAKER CHANGES] [SPEAKER CHANGES]

Only want to know. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Anyone interested in taking Senator Hartsell up on his invitation? Is there further discussion or debate on Amendment one? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brock, what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] See if Senator Hartsell would yield for a question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] He yields. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Glad to. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Do we normally do this, start adding people to boards? [SPEAKER CHANGES] We've actually done it on a couple of occasions over a lengthy period of time, and the folks that are added to this board are folks who have actually been elected to it. They just don’t take office until December at the moment, and we’re simply adding this to kind of correct a situation. And it has happened on a number of occasions before, and we've added to school boards and other entities. In fact at one time school boards in this state were elected by this General Assembly by name. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate on Amendment one? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Follow up. Follow up. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Do you yield? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Sure. [SPEAKER CHANGES] He yields. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I mean it’s a local bill, but could you just give us kind of a quick background of why we’re doing it? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Sure, and I've had this conversation with Senator Tucker and several other members of this body. We have a rather unique situation that occurred in Cobarrus County at the time of the primary. We had three groups, I mean two groups of three running against each other. The two who lost ran on certain, representing one who was appointed to the position, have sense that time sought to wreck havoc with the budget of Cobarrus County. The folks who won want to straighten it out, and I will say having seen the motion where they wrecked havoc, there are more lawsuits associated with that motion and those circumstances than you can imagine. Personnel, contract, actually even a farm portion to it, and we’re just trying to get something situated so that, in the short term, so that kind of issue can be addressed very quickly. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate on Amendment one? Senator Tucker, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak to the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Ladies and gentleman of the Senate, the original bill was from my area, and Senator Hartsell came and talked to me about adding this Amendment on. Last time I had a Union county bill we added on Nash and Gaston. It’s slowed the train down and, of course, Senator Hartsell assured me that this wouldn't slow this down, and I’m here now to acknowledge to the Senate and to my peers that I made a freshman mistake. But I favor his amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there further discussion or debate on Amendment One? Hearing none. The question before the Senate the passage of Amendment one House Bill 1218. All in favor will vote aye. All opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. Senator Clark. No. Thirty-nine having voted in the affirmative and six in the negative. Amendment one passes and the bill is back before you. Is there further discussion or debate on third reading as amended of House Bill 1218? Hearing none. The question before the Senate is the passage on third reading House Bill 1218. All in favor will vote aye. All opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. Senator Van Duyn. Aye. Forty-two having voted in the affirmative and three in the negative. House bill 1218 passes its third reading. The amendment will be engrossed, and the bill will be sent to the House on the issue of concurrents in the Senate amendment. It is my understanding that the amendment will not be engrossed. Public bill third reading roll call. House Bill 1139, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 1139, state natural and historical preservation as in ?? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Who is handling this bill? Senator Brock, I have you as handling this bill. Senator Brock’s recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mister President. Started reading. We haven’t changed it from yesterday. This is just adding the land from to the North Carolina Park system. We haven’t ran this bill

...bill since 2009, and in this bill we're adding right at 17,000 acres. I urge your support. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate on House Bill 1139. Hearing on question for the Senate is the passage of House Bill of 1139 on its third reading. All in favor vote "Aye," all opposed vote "No." Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. Forty-five having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, House Bill 1139 passes its third reading and will be enrolled and sent to the Governor. Second reading roll call. House Bill 1052. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 1052, adjust to utility regulatory fee. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brown is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. This bill...we had a companion bill in the Senate and it passed two committees, but the House bill got over first. What the bill does is allow the general assembly to establish different utility regulatory fee for the retail services of telecommunications providers that have elected to be regulated under the statute and will set those rates for the '15-'16 fiscal year as a consensus bill. I know a vote, no opposition. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate. Hearing on question for the Senate is the passage on second reading of House Bill 1052. All in favor will vote "Aye," all opposed will vote "No." Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Woodard. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Forty-four, having voted in the affirmative, and none in the negative, House Bill 1052 has passed its second reading and will, without objection...I'm sorry members, this roll call, it will remain on the calendar. House Bill 1182, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 1182. UNC Non-appropriated capital projects. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodoca is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. Members, this is our annual UNC bill with capital projects funded from other sources other than the state of North Carolina. I'll be happy to answer any questions. I would like to call your attention to one quick thing, if I might. Page 2 of the bill, line 5, has Western Carolina University, Brown cafeteria renovation - I think it should be said that's where I met Mrs. Apodoca and it hasn't...so far, it hasn't cost $22 million to keep her up and renovate, so thank you, Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] ??, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. To speak briefly on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] These are projects that are approved by the board of governors. They're basically from student fees and other non-appropriated funds. However, these gifts...these fees are many times matched by private dollars so they can piggy-back and do these projects, basically for the benefits of the students. Things they use for student recreation, dining halls, etc. These are very worthwhile projects. Appreciate your support. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Rucho, for what purpose do you rise. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yesterday...to debate the bill, excuse me. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yesterday, during finance, we did ask some questions regarding this and to be sure that there was absolutely no unforeseen liabilities to the state of North Carolina, and everybody was assured that, that was indeed the fact. As an aside, Mr. President, I did speak with Mrs. Apodoca and she said it was a very dark day up there when she met Tom Apodoca. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Explains a lot of things. Further discussion or debate on 1180. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Sanderson, for what purpose do you rise. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Ask Senator Apodoca a question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodoca do you yield? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I do. [SPEAKER CHANGES] He yields. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodoca, you indicated at the beginning of the session that you were wanting to go home, are you sure you don't want to reconsider that? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator, yes, I was thinking about staying this weekend. We might want to reschedule bills this weekend, but no, I better go home and take my punishment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Chair has it on pretty good authority that Mrs. Apodoca doesn't listen to the Senate debates. Is there further discussion or debate on House Bill 1182? Hearing on question for the Senate is the passage of House Bill 1182 on its second reading. All in favor vote "Aye," all opposed vote "No." Clerk will record the vote.

5 seconds will be allowed. [pause] Senator Tarte? Aye. Forty-three having voted in the affirm...Forty-four having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, House Bill 1182 passes its second reading and will remain on the calendar. House Bill 267, the clerk will read. Speaker Changes: House Bill 267, Captive Insurance Amendments. Speaker Changes: Senator Apodaca is recognized. Speaker Changes: Mr. President, I promise this is the last bill I'm presenting today. House Bill 267 is brought to us by the Department of Insurance. It's an agency bill dealing with the captive insurers, which we approved last year. It does four basic things.: clarifies the independent audit requirements, simplifies the deposit requirements, provides forth formation of additional types of captives, and makes other technical changes which are not substantial. That's basically what it does. The Agency Bill deficits the Captive Insurance Company which seems to be working out well. Revenue the state's already exceeded 500,000 dollars, and we've got more captives moving in. I recommend your support. Speaker Changes: Further discussion or debate? Hearing on the question for the senate is the passage of the Senate Committee Substitute House Bill 267 on its second reading. All in favor will vote aye. All opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. [pause] Forty-four having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative. House Bill 267 has passed its second reading and will, without objection, be read a third time. Speaker Changes: North Carolina General Assembly Enact. Speaker Changes: Is there further discussion or debate? Hearing on the question for the Senate passing on third reading of the Senate Committed Substitute House Bill 267. All in favor will say aye. All opposed no. The ayes have it, and House Bill 267 has passed its third reading and will be returned to the House on the issue of concurrence in the Senate Committed Substitute. House Bill 366. The clerk will read. Speaker Changes: House Bill 366, North Carolina Form Act of 2014. Speaker Changes: Senator Jackson is recognized. Speaker Changes: Thank you, Mr. President. Before I get into explaining the bill, I have an amendment to send forth and it should be on the dashboard. Speaker Changes: Send forth your amendment. The clerk will read. Speaker Changes: Senator Jackson moves to amend the bill. Speaker Changes: Senator Jackson is recognized to explain the amendment. Speaker Changes: Thank you, Mr. President. This is just sort of a clarifying error that we omitted under section number one, and this basically just states, if when deanor finds that there is something wrong or a violation has been committed, they can make this information public, and I would ask for your support. Speaker Changes: Further discussion or debate on Amendment One? Hearing on question for the Senate on passage of Amendment One to House Bill 366. All in favor will vote aye. All opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. [pause] Apodaca, Aye. [pause] Forty-three having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, Amendment One passes and the Bill is back before you. Is there further discussion or debate? Speaker Changes: ?? Speaker Changes: Senator Jackson you have the floor. Speaker Changes: Thank you, sir. To explain the bill, Section One basically allows that when someone makes a complaint that the deanor on different things, whether it be water quality or whether it be waste industries or whatever, that they have the opportunity to look at it and keep it confidential. If it is frivolous, it will move no further, but if it is not our amendment just corrected that and it will make it public for violations. Second number two is the authority of local government to adopt ordinances related to fertilizer. The League, Thumb Bureau and Department of Agriculture has created this language that will give uniformity to regulation fertilizer all across the state so that we don't have bits and pockets all across the states changing regulations. Section number three rewrites the landscape contractors licensing statute. This will support our multi-billion dollar green industry by allowing them to create a voluntary licensing board that the industry has been working on for almost a decade. Basically, what this will do is allow the industry to create their own commission. I fully ask for your support on this. Section number four is the steady participation in the Commercial Vehicle Safety Allowance North American Standard Inspection...

Basically what this does is ask our highway patrol to look into working more closely with this federal program that they actually have in place, which a semi or tractor trailer has been inspected that they get a sticker. And that’s what happens in most of our surrounding states and they get a pass from being inspected again in the next day or so. So this sort of gives them an exemption there, and we have that program but it’s never been implemented very well. So we’re asking them to look into doing that. It’s more or less a study. Section number 5 will basically clarify the meaning of the terms planting and harvest season. This is another federal program that we’re trying, that is in place in our surrounding states and it defines planting and harvest seasons as January 1 through December 31. Section number 6 amends the chairmanship of the agriculture and forestry awareness study commission. It allows the speaker of the House and the senate pro tempore to pick the two members to chair the existing agriculture and forestry study awareness commission. Section number 7 allows commission of agriculture to appoint law enforcement officers to carry out law enforcement responsibilities of the department of agriculture and this was sort of vetted through the sheriffs association and it was agreed upon that the forestry estate fair personnel would get the same training and have the same authority. Section number 8 is pesticide use for moles. This language came from the department of agriculture and the wildlife commission, and they are both okay with this. It brings our laws in the state with federally registered labelling requirements. Section number 9 adds agriculture facilities to the first degree trespass. It amends the statute for first degree trespass to provide that trespassing in an agriculture facility is a first degree trespass, punishable as a class A1 misdemeanor. With most of our food source starting at the farms, we felt like this was a good idea and this is something other states have started to adopt in reference to our food security. Bear with me just one moment. Section number 10 requires written consent to operate all-terrain vehicles on private property. I don’t think that needs much explanation. Section number 11 allows drainage districts to maintain ditches in buffer zones. This clarifies in statute that drainage districts are exempted from the buffer rules for the explicit purpose of enacting their authority and that authority includes the construction, operation, maintenance, repair of canals, water retardant structures or other improvements that are under the control and supervision of the board of drainage commissioners. Section number 12 is periodic inspections. Those taking advantage of the federal housing finance authority program receive an extensive annual federal inspection that goes over all aspects of the home to make sure the owner is providing the proper safety and comfort needs. They passed three tests on this already and if they get their annual tests and they pass they basically do not have to do that again for one year. In section 13, requires the building code council to amend the building code council such that security grills are permitted at all exits if the grills may be opened from the inside during periods when the building is occupied by authorized persons and remain open when the building is occupied by the general public. And section 14 is just the effective date and basically I would like to thank my co-sponsor Senator Bingham and Senator Brock on this and also staff, and I would appreciate your support and would be glad to answer any questions. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Meredith, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, I’d like to respectfully request, dependent on Senate Bill 9 excuse from the voting on this. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I believe the clerk has your paperwork. Senator Stein, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To see if Senator Jackson will yield for a question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Jackson, do you yield? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] He yields. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. Senator Jackson. I appreciated the earlier amendment. On the section I think it was section 12, dealing with the housing finance agency. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I was unaware that the housing financing agency did inspections along the sort that a building inspector would do to make sure that the building was built to code and wouldn’t create any health or safety issues. Has the housing finance agency signed off on this language, do you know? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. Senator Stein, I’m not for sure this was brought to us and from my understanding everyone had signed off on it, to my understanding. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Follow up question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Follow up. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] He yields. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Would you mind if we, I don’t know the time urgency of this, if we objected to a third reading so we could just

...with them on that provision. I don't want to get in the way if it is urgent and has to get out of here today. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, Senator Stein, I would appreciate if we go ahead and move it because it is sort of time sensitive, but it's because it's got to go back to the House for concurrence and we can correct it over there if it is an issue. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate on House Bill 366. Senator Jackson, what purpose do you rise. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To send forth an amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forward your amendment, clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I thank the sponsors for this bill I'm planning on supporting this bill... [SPEAKER CHANGES] Hold on just a second, let the clerk read the amendment in. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Jackson moves to amend the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Jackson has the floor to explain the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. Mr. President. Again, I thank the sponsors for this bill. I plan on supporting this bill regardless of whether or not this amendment prevails. This amendment concerns a very small portion of section 10 of this bill that deals with the ATVs, the all terrain vehicles, what we would speak to commonly as four-wheelers. Basically the section does two things in this law: It requires that a kid who wants to ride a four-wheeler not only get verbal permission, but actually written permission from the land-owner, which is fair and good. The other thing it does is it lowers the standard of care, the duty of care that that land-owner has currently to that kid who wants to ride a four-wheeler on the farm. Right now, you have a duty of care to advise someone who comes on your property with your permission, of any open and obvious hazards, like barbed-wire, or cliffs, or something else that might hurt a kid who's riding on a four-wheeler. Now what this bill does, is it...on the one hand, raises the burden on that kid to not only get permission, but written permission. On the other hand it lowers the protection owed to that kid by saying that even with written permission... [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] ...for purposes of the duty of care, I think that puts that kid in a little more danger. I think that if a kid comes to your property and says, "Sir, I'm here to do the right thing. Here's a little piece of writing that gives me permission to ride on your property, will you let me?" That land-owner should have the duty, as he does under the law right now to say, "Sure you can, kid, but just so you know, look out for the following things on my property." That's the way the law works now. That you have a basic duty of care to that kid. This law raises the standard for that kid while lowering the protection for him and that's a concern. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Tillman, for what purpose do you rise. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] If you do what Senator Jackson proposes, you own a piece of land, it may be 35, 50 miles away, it may 500 miles away, you now got to get written permission, that's a good thing, we've added that. But if you want a legal quagmire, you warn him about a rock here and a cliff there and a creek over here and you don't warn him about this big oak tree limb that's growing out over your field and he runs into it, lawyers will have a field day with that. If they want to ride a four-wheeler on my property, they've got to have my written permission. I'm really good with that. However, if I fail to warn him or my wife fails to warn him, as we're both property owners, you're opening yourself for a whole good bag of legal problems. For that reason, I feel like we ought to defeat this amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Davis, for what purpose do you rise. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak to the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. I think that Senator Jackson has good intentions with this bill, but what concerns me as a dirt-bike rider myself, if these places to ride are becoming fewer and fewer. If a kid wants to come on my property and ride, I should be able to tell him you can ride, and tell his parent, you can ride, but ride at your own risk. If we put all these legal requirements on, then I'm not going to let you ride on my property because you can sue me for just about anything. For that reason, I would ask that you would defeat this amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate on Amendment 2. Senator Jackson, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. I would ask that you do defeat this. This was brought up in our Agricultural Committee and Senator Davis is right. It's going to get to the point that sooner or later land-owners will not allow you on there at all. This does give the land-owners a little greater protection, but at the same it allows youth and adults, as we just found out, to ride bikes and four-wheelers on our private property, so I would ask that you defeat this amendment.

Further discussion or debate on amendment two? Senator Newton, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Speak to the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. I understand what Senator Jackson is trying to do and I understand what Senator Jackson is trying to do. [laughter] That's something I only attempt at humor for this moment. [laughter] The one thing I heard that I think this body should consider when considering Senator Jackson's amendment, which candidly I think he misstated what the law of North Carolina is as it relates to the duty of a landowner. The duty of a landowner doesn't have any obligation to warn other than of hidden dangers that he or she knows about. If you have a bear trap 10 feet deep that's covered up for the tiger or whatever that nobody can see that's what he's got a duty to warn on. He doesn't have a duty to say there's a cliff over there or there might be a fallen tree across a path. Practicing a lot of personal injury and premises liability, I'm pretty sure that's what the landowner's duty is. A trespasser, on the other hand, a landowner has absolutely no duty to whatsoever. I just want this body to be educated clearly, in my opinion, about what the law of this state is before you vote on this amendment. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate on amendment two? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage of amendment two to House Bill 366. All in favor of amendment two will vote aye, all opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The Clerk will record the vote. Gun, no. Ten having voted in the affirmative and 34, I'm sorry, nine in the affirmative. McKissick, no. Nine having voted in the affirmative and 35 in the negative. Amendment two fails and the bill is back before you. Is there further discussion or debate on House Bill 366? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Woodard, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Could I be counted as voting yes on amendment one? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] If I could have the count on that. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Hold on just a sec. Amendment one passes 44 to nothing. Senator McLaurin, I think I may have to change that. For what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. Amendment one was your amendment, right Senator Jackson? I'd like, I was out when that and I'd like to be counted as voted yes on that amendment, as well. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Amendment one passes 45 to nothing. Is there further discussion or debate on House Bill 366? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is passage of Senate Committee Substitute to House Bill 366. All in favor will vote aye, oppose the vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The Clerk will record the vote. Forty-four having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative. House Bill 366 has passed its second reading and will, without objection, be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] North Carolina General Assembly enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there further discussion or debate on House Bill 366? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage on third reading of House Bill 366. All in favor will say aye, all opposed no. The ayes have it and House Bill 366 has passed it's third reading. The amendment will be engrossed and the bill will be sent to the House on the issue of concurrence. House Bill 379, the Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 379, Amend Veterinarian Practice Act Fees. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Wade's recognized to explain the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. Basically all this bill does is allow that the North Carolina Veterinarian Medical Board be able to increase fees and I've been practicing, I think, 30 years now and I don't know any fee that's ever gone up in that 30 years. So they've come, actually they came to Senator Rabin and I and we talked about it. I think maybe after 30 years we should let them...

... allow them to raise the fees, and they’re capped in the statutes and they can only do 15 percent a year. I appreciate your support. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate. Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] See if Senator Wade will yield to a question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] She’ll yield. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Wade, you said you’ve been practicing veterinary medicine for 30 years and never had a fee raised. Does that apply to you raising your fees for your clients? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I have to admit, senator Apodaca, if I raise them a dollar my clients complain because they’ll notice that one dollar, but yes, they’ve been raised in 30 years. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Just checking. Senator Rabin said he had not raised his fees, so… [SPEAKER CHANGES] I believe that. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage on second reading of the Senate Committee substitute to House Bill 379. All in favor will vote aye. All opposed will vote no. five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. 45 having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, House Bill 379 has passed its second reading and will without objection be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] North Carolina General Assembly ?? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage on third reading of House Bill 379. All in favor will say aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] All opposed will say no. The ayes have it and House Bill 379 has passed its third reading and will be sent to the House on the issue of concurrence. Members, I’ve noticed this for a few minutes now and just wanted to bring it to your attention. Former senator Keith Presnell is in the back of the chamber. Senator Presnell, if you would stand please. Welcome back. House bill 1034, the Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House bill 1034, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Finance Bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Hartsell’s recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President, members of the Senate. This bill is the culmination of a PED study plus a work group of which Senator Bingham served among others, and is actually the result of about 19 years worth of work to straighten out the workers comp and pension funds for volunteer firemen, but we discovered a number of, I hesitate to use the word “irregularities” but there were some, and we’re trying to get this straight, get them in a solvent position. This has been thoroughly vetted in any number of quarters. I’ll be glad to try to go into the specific details but I’m… well if you want them I’m glad to give them to you, but I would just say that it’s the product of a lot of work. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage on second reading of House Bill 1034. All in favor will vote aye. Opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. Newton, aye. Jackson, aye. 45 having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, House Bill 1034 has passed its second reading and will without objection be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] North Carolina General Assembly ?? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage on third reading of House Bill 1034. All in favor will say aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] All opposed, no. The ayes have it and 1034 has passed its third reading and will be sent to the House on the issue of concurrence. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Barringer, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To change my vote on 1218, just the amendment, from yay to nay. The bill, the full bill, leave my vote as it is. [SPEAKER CHANGES] On House Bill 1218, the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] 1218, the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] From aye to no. [SPEAKER CHANGES] That’s right. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Get a count on that. The amendment still passes. The count is 38 to 7. Senate Bill 523, the Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 523, Rightful Beach De-annex, Wilmington Annex. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Goolsby to explain the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. This bill was approved unanimously by both the Wrightsville Beach Town Council and the City of Wilmington City Council to allow them to de-annex land from Wrightsville Beach to be re-annexed by Wilmington.

I'd appreciate your support of the bill. Speaker Changes: Members, it's my understanding that this is a roll call bill on the issue of concurrence. We'll have to take one vote today and if it passes there will be another vote in the next session. Further discussion or debate on the motion to concur to Senate Bill 523? Hearing none. Question before the Senate is a passage of, I'm sorry, is the motion to concur in Senate Bill 523. All in favor of the motion will vote aye. All opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. Forty-five having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, the motion passes and will remain on the calendar. [pause] Speaker Changes: Mr. President? Speaker Changes: Senator Brock, for what purpose do you arise? Speaker Changes: I need to change my vote on both the amendment and the final vote on House Bill 1218 from aye to no. Speaker Changes: House Bill 1218 the amendment of Senator Brock from aye to no. The amendment passes thirty-seven to eight. Senator Brock on House Bill 1218 on third reading aye to no. The vote is forty-one to four. It passes third reading. [pause] Senate Bill 58. The clerk will read. Speaker Changes: Senate Bill 58 clarifies Statute of Repose. Speaker Changes: Senator Goolsby's recognized. Speaker Changes: Thank you, Mr. President. This is a motion to concur. We've dealt with this legislation last week and this is a technical correction's bill to the recent clarification of our North Carolina Statute of Repose. It makes absolutely clear that the original intent of the Statute of Repose was never to affect claims surrounding linent diseases or ground water contamination. It also clarifies how the previous bill affects current cases and makes it clear that these changes do not affect actual product liability cases. With the changes we're once again attempting to make sure that an unclear statute from 1979 does not stop citizens in places like Asheville and Camp LeJeune from having their day in court. Would appreciate your support of the technical bill. Speaker Changes: Further discussion or debate? Hearing on the question of the Senate is the passing, I'm sorry, is the motion to concur in the House Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 58. All in favor of the motion will vote aye. All opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. [pause] Forty-four having voted in the affirmative and one in the negative. Senator Woodard? Speaker Changes: I wish to be recorded as voting aye. Sorry. Speaker Changes: Woodard aye. Forty-five voted in the affirmative and none in the negative. The motion passes and the bill will be enrolled and sent to the gov. [pause] Members, this being Thursday, we want to recognize and thank our pages for their service this week, Pages Week. We appreciate your willingness to come and spend a week at the General Assembly in the Senate. I hope you've had an enjoyable week, and we appreciate your service. Thank you. [applause] Notices and announcements? Are there any notices or announcements? Is there further business to come before the Senate? If not, the chair recognizes Senator Pate for a motion. Speaker Changes: Thank you, Mr. President. I move that the Senate do now adjourn, subject to messages from the governor, the introduction, referral and re-referral of bills and resolutions, the receipt and re-referral of committee reports, ratification of bills and the appointment of conferees, to reconvene on Monday, June 30th, 2014, at 7 PM. Speaker Changes: The motion is that the Senate do now adjourn subject to the stipulations stated by Senator Pate to reconvene on Monday, June 30, 2014, at 7.

PM. Seconded by Senator Stein. All in favor say aye. All opposed no. The ayes have it, and the Senate stands adjourned.