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House | July 15, 2014 | Chamber | Session

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The house will come to order members are asked to please take your seats visitors will retire from the chamber the sergeant at arms will close the doors members and visitors will please silence all electronic devices. Today we have a special treat, Ray Starling who is also celebrating his 14th wedding anniversary with his bride who is also with us today, glad to have you here, hell be offering our prayer today. So Reverend Starling please welcome to the front we look forward to hearing from you. [speaker change] LetÕs pray yÕall. This is a prayer that was actually spoken by rev Jacob Douche at the first session of the continental congress on September 7, 1774. Join your hearts with mine in prayer. Be thou present, oh God of wisdom and direct the councils of this honorable assembly. Enable them to settle all things on the best and surest foundations. That the scene of blood may be speedily closed. That order, harmony and peace may be restored. And truth and justice and religion and piety prevail and flourish among the people. Preserve the health of their bodies and the vigor of their mind. Shower down on them and the millions they here represent. Such temporal blessings as thou seeth expedient for them in this world. And crown them with everlasting glory in the world to come. All this we ask in the name and through the merits of jesus christ our son and our savior amen. ALL I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands one nation under God indivisible with liberty and justice for all. [speaker change] Representative Burr is recognized. [speaker change] Mr. Chairman the journal for Monday July the 14th has been examined and I move that it be approved as written. [speaker change] Representative Burr moves that the journal for July 14th be approved as written those in favor will say aye those opposed no. The ayeÕs have it and the journal is approved as written. Ratifications of bills and resolutions, the clerk will read. [speaker change] The enrolling clerk reports the following bill duly ratified for presentation to the governor. Senate bill 794 enact that disapproves certain rules adopted by the NC industrial commission to provide specific directions to the industrial commission to replace the rules to amend certain provisions of the workers compensation law and to allow conference of chief district judges to provide uniform statewide, presumptive, guidelines for the computation of retroactive child support obligations. [speaker change] Chapter bills will be noted. Members we have a nurse of the day with us for our very abbreviated session Brian Lupo from Raleigh. Mr. Lupo if youÕd please stand and let us welcome you thank you for being here. I would point out to those folks in the gallery who are visiting today, today is what we call a skeleton session we wonÕt be taking any official votes most of the work is occurring in committees today with budget conferees outside the house floor. So weÕre here, weÕre working but weÕre not holding any votes today but we are glad youÕre here today and glad to have you visiting. Sorry we canÕt provide much more entertainment here on the floor for debate but this is part of the process of the end of session but again we are glad to have you here today. Messages from the senate, the clerk will read. [speaker change] Special message from the Senate, Senate chamber July 14th 2014. Mr. Speaker pursuant to your message received on July 3rd that the house of representatives failed to concur on House bill 366, Senate committee substitute number 2, fifth edition, a bill to be entitled to act and maintain the confidentiality of environmental investigations for agricultural operations and direct the department of environment and natural resources to adopt rules for a formal complaint procedure, clarifies the authority of local governments to adopt ordinances related to fertilizer, rewrite the landscape contractor licensing statutes, study the stateÕs participation in commercial vehicle safety alliance North American standard inspection program, clarify the meaning of the terms planting and harvesting season and planting and harvesting period for purposes of applying federal laws or regulations relating to the hours of service rules for certain drivers transporting agricultural products and then the chairmanship of the agriculture and forestry awareness study commission allow the commissioner of the agriculture to appoint law enforcement officers to carry out the law enforcement responsibilities of the department of agriculture in consumer services, allow the use of pesticides to control moles, classify

for trespassing on agricultural facilities first degree trespass require written consent to operate an all terrain vehicle. [speaker change] noted. [speaker change] Senator B. Jackson, chair, Senator Brock, Senator Bingham, Senator Gunn, Senator Walters, on the part of the senate to confer with a like committee to be appointed to your honorable body to the end of the differences arising may be resolved respectfully. [speaker change] Conferees appointees also noted. Additional messages from the senate. [speaker change] Special message from the senate. Senate chamber July 14th 2014. Mr. Speaker pursuant to your message received on July 3rd that the house of representatives failed to concur on House bill 1048 senate committee substitute fifth edition entitled to act amend the selection criteria for adjutant general of NC national guard to add an assistant adjutant general for the NC national guard and to allow for the additional uses of family assitente center funds for surviving family members of deceased national guard service members. the President Pro Temp appoints Senator Raven, chair, Senator Soucek, Senator Sanderson, Senator Meredith, Senator Jenkins, on the part of the senate to confer with a like committee to be appointed to your honorable body to the end of the differences arising may be resolved respectfully. [speaker change] Noted. Additional messages. [speaker change] Special message from the senate. Senate chamber july 14th on 2014. Mr. Speaker pursuant to your message received on june 24th 2014 inform the house of representatives that the senate fails to concur on senate bill 163 the house committee substitute fourth edition the bill to be entitled enacted designated reclaimed water as a source of water under certain conditions president pro temp appoints Senator Hartsesl, chair, Senator B. Jackson, Senator Brock, Senator J. Davis, Senator Mclaurin, on the part of the senate to confer with a like committee to be appointed to your honorable body to the end of the differences arising may be resolved respectfully. [speaker change] noted. house conferees will be rep. wells, chair, rep. catlin, rep. samston, and rep. brison, the senate will be notified. [speaker change] Special message from the senate. senate chamber july 14th on 2014. Mr. Speaker it is ordered that a message be sent to the house of reps with the information that the senate failed to concur on senate bill 729 house committee substitute fifth edition the bill to be entitled to enact a prohibit recovery of cost related to unlawful discharge from coal combustion residuals surface impoundments establish moratorium on certain rate cases create the coal ash management commission to review and approve coal combustion residuals surface impoundments classifications enclosure plans and other wise study and make recommendations on the laws governing management of coal combustion residuals at all respectfully sara lang. [speaker change] Noted. Notices and announcements. Gentleman from Durham Representative Hall is recognized. [speaker change] Thank you Mr. Speaker. Just wanted to make sure everyone got a copy of the lineup of activities of all star weekend in durham and make sure Representative Baumgart gets a copy. Thank you Mr. Speaker. [speaker change] Farther notices and announcements. If not the gentleman from Stanly Representative Burr is recognized for a motion. [speaker change] Mr. Chairman I move that the house do now adjourn subject to ratification of bills messages from the senate, committee reports, conference reports, referral of bills and resolutions, appointment of conferees, and introduction of bills and resolutions and modification to the calendar and reconvene on Wednesday, July 16th at noon [speaker change] Representative Burr moves seconded by Representative Starn that the house do now adjourn subject to the ratification of bills and resolutions, messages from the senate, committee reports, conference reports, referral of bills and resolutions, appointment of conferees, and introduction of bills and resolutions, and modification to the calendar and reconvene on weds July 16th at noon. Those in favor will say aye those opposed no. The ayes have it the house stands adjourned.