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Senate | June 6, 2013 | Chamber | Session

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[SPEAKER CHANGE]Senate will come to order, sergeant Arms wil close the doors, members will go to their seats, members and guests to the gallery will please silence all electronic devices. Leading the Senate in prayer is reverand Peter Millner, our Senace Chaplain, all members and guests to the gallery will please stand. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Let's pray. This is Psalm 46: God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea. Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling. There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her. The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice and the earth melted. The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Thank you Lord for being our refuge, here, in Christ' name we pray. Amen. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Senator Berger is recognized for a motion. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Thank you Mr. President. The journal of Wednesday, June the 5th, 2013 has been examined and is found to be correct, I move that we dispense with the reading of the journal and that it stand approved as written. [SPEAKER CHANGE] No objections, journal for June 5th stands approved as written. We have leaves of absence today for Senators Allren, Apodaca, Bingham, Ford, Meredith, Woodard, Stein and Tillman. Reports of standing commettees - clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Senator Rabon from Brunswick for the finance commitee submits for passage House Bill 439 commitee substitute number 1 - "Economic Development, Jobs, Sites," favorable. House Bill 248 commitee substitute number 1 - "Taxpayer Debt Information Act" - favorable as ammended. Senate Bill 312 - "Referendum of Incorporating Lake Games," unfavorable as to bill, but favorable as to committee. Senate Bill 571 - unfavorable as to bill, but favorable as to committee. Substitute Bill titled "An Act to Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to Issue Various Special Registration Plates and to Ammend Provisions for Various Special Registration Plates." House Bill 664 - "?? ?? Development Act" - unfavorable as to commitee Substuitute Bill number 1, but favorable as to Senate Committee Substitute Bill. House Bill 743 committee Substitute number 1 "?? Laws Administrative Changes," unfavorable as to commitee Substuitute Bill number 1, but favorable as to Senate Committee Substitute Bill. House Bill 817 "?? Transportation Investment," unfavorable as to commitee Substuitute Bill number 1, but favorable as to Senate Committee Substitute Bill number 2. [SPEAKER CHANGE] House Bills 439,248,664,743 Calender, Senate Bills 312,571.

calendar. House Bill 817, Appropriations-Based Budget. Senator Daniel, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To send forth the committee report. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Daniel you can send forward your report. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Daniel, ?? two committees to ?? passage House Bill 762, Amend Certain Bail Bonds and Procedures, favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 762, calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brunstetter, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To send forward the Insurance Committee Report with Senator Apodaca. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You can send forward your report, Senator. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca, for the Insurance Committee, submits passage. House Bill 650, Guaranty Association Act Amendments, favorable. Senate Bill 248, Committee Substitute Number 1, Choice of Hearing Aid Specialist , favorable. House Bill 240, Committee Substitute Number 1, unfavorable as to Committee Substitute Bill Number 1, but favorable as to Senate Committee Substitute Bill, entitled an act to expand the choices for health insurance in North Carolina by exempting voter-identification requirements for new domestic companies; to help mortgage guaranty companies adjust their capital and surplus requirements; to revise certain risk-based capital requirements in order to maintain North Carolina's NAIC accreditation; to clarify consumer choice in homeowner's coverage for wind and hail; to clarify the certification requirements for an actuary who presents a schedule of premium rates; to shorten certain time periods for an external review by the Commissioner of certain insurer determinations; to expand access to businesses who need blanket accident and health coverage; to make certain conforming changes related to the renaming of the Office of Managed Care Patient Assistance Program as Health Insurance Smart NC; to amend the definition of private passenger motor vehicle; to clarify when an insurer can communicate with the insured after a public adjuster has been retained; and to clarify when an automatic stay of proof of loss requirements, premium and debt deferrals, and loss adjustments are triggered; to provide notice and an opportunity for a hearing when a Superior Court Judge is called upon to select an umpire in certain property insurance disputes; and to allow the Department of Insurance to enforce certain provisions of the Public Health Service Act by requiring insurance companies to comply with those provisions. House Bill 649. Committee Substitute Number 2. Unfavorable as to Committee Substitute Bill Number 2, but favorable as to Senate Committee Substitute Bill entitled an act to make technical changes to the Small Employer Group Health Coverage Reform Act to mitigate the effects of the Federal Affordable Care Act on North Carolina's small businesses and to increase stop loss insurance options for small employers. House Bill 340. Committee Substitute Number 1, Limited Lines Travel Insurance, unfavorable as to Committee Substitute Bill Number 1, but favorable as to Senate Committee Substitute Bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bills 650, 240, 649, calendar. Senate Bill 248, calendar. House Bill 340, Finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Goolsby, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, I have a bills to send forward. Committee report. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You can send forward your report, Senator. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Goolsby, ?? chair one committee submits ?? passage. House Bill 29, Methamphetamine/Offense Bill, favorable. House Bill 515, Amend Credit Union Laws, favorable. House Bill 763, Committee Substitute Number 1, Allow Alimony/Post Sep Supp During Marriage, favorable. House Bill 765, Committee Substitute Number 2, Jury Instructions for School Budget Disputes, favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bills 29 and 515, 763 and 765, calendar. Ratification of bills. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Enrolled bills. Enrolling clerk reports the following bills duly ratified

for presentation to the Governor. Senate Bill 208, an act to Ensure effective State-wide operation of the 1915(b)/(c) medicaid waiver, Senate Bill 433, An Act to Prevent Certain Property Carrying Vehicles From Paying for Declared Weight that Exceed the Statutory Allowance. Senate Bill 416, An Act that provides that the City of Belmont may Lease from the Department of Transportation Department ?? aa Portion of ??? Rail Corridors Within the Limits of the Town of Belmont. Senate Bill 603, An Act to clarify that registration of plates/registration certificates can be issued directly by Division of Motor Vehicle Offices located in the counties of Wake, Cumberland, Mickenberg. Senate Bill 634, An act to increase the criminal penalties for interference with gas, water, electrical lines. House Bill 25, An act committing a felony offense of breaking and entering. House Bill 125, an act to clarify certain types of proprietary computer codes are not public record. House Bill 315, an act requiring degradable plastic products be carefully labeled to prevent contamination or recycled plastic feedstocks. House Bill 361, an act to make technical clarifying changes to the Justice Reinvestment Act of 2011. House Bill 384, an act amending the definition of marital property to provide that the ??? property is subjected to the same burden of proof and rebutting presumption as all property classified as marital property and amending the definition of divisible property. Clarify that increases and decreases of marital debt means passive increases and passive decreases and marital debt on the laws pertaining to equitable distribution. House Bill 407, an act to authorize the Clerk of the Superior Court to determine the reasonableness of counsel fees paid to an attorney serving as a trustee in a power of sale or foreclosure proceeding. House Bill 480, an act to provide regulatory certainties for North Carolina by requiring the development of minimum design criteria for stormwater permits to guide the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources ??? and to reform the permitting process to allow fast track permitting process for applications certified by qualified professional to be in compliance with the minimum design criteria. House Bill 581, an act to direct the Wildlife Resource Commission to adopt rules to ?? the wildlife trophy sales permit. House Bill 591, an act to specific terms of office for appointed members of North Carolina's Longitudinal Data System Board, to make the State Information Officer Chair North Carolina, ????, to specify the times for meeting of the North Carolina Longitudinal Data System Board and to require quarterly reporting of progress of the North Carolina Longitudinal Data System. House Bill 610, an act to reduce the seating capacity requirement and eliminate the population requirement for the ?? sale of the malt beverage ??? and direct the ABC Commission to adopt rules for the suspension of the sale of alcoholic beverage during professional sporting events. House Bill 774, an act to exempt certain permitted structures from building code. House Bill 789, an act to clarify that the presence of a substance relief from underground storage tank does not disqualify a property from participation in North Carolina Brownfields Program. House Bill 821, an act to name the Piedmont ?? Farmers Market in memory of Senator Robert B. Shaw. House Bill 829, an act to allow certain ABC permitees to sell malt beverage in certain containers, consumption permitted on certain premises. The following bill to be ratified and enrolled and presented to the Office of Secretary of State. Joint Resolution 431, a joint resolution to confirm the governance appointment of Ray Grace to the office of Commission of Banks. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator ??, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I'm tempted to award the ox meter to the Reading Clerk. I'd like to make a series of motions please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You have the floor for your motions, Senator. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Three of these are related to today's calendar. House Bill 200 require certain general reappraisals. Please remove that from today's floor calendar and re-refer to the Committee on Rules. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection. So ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 222, revise controlled substances reporting, please remove from today's calendar and recalendar for Tuesday, June 11, 2013. [SPEAKER CHANGES] No objection. So ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 641, amend conditional discharge, first drug offense is on today's calendar. I ask that you remove from today's calendar and

The Calendar, did you say June 11th 2013? [SPEAKER CHANGES] No objection? So ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Then three additional motions unrelated to today’s calendar. House bill 783, pyrotechnics, technical and conforming changes. I move that it be required from the committee on rules and be re-referred to the judiciary two committee. [SPEAKER CHANGES] No objection? So ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate bill 312. Referendum on incorporating Lake James. This bill was recorded in earlier from finance. I would like to move that that bill be placed on Monday’s floor calendar for second reading roll call. [SPEAKER CHANGES] No objection? So ordered [SPEAKER CHANGES] I would like to move that except for that Senate bill referendum on incorporating Lake James, all bills are reported in from committee today be placed on the floor calendar for Tuesday June 11th 2013. [SPEAKER CHANGES] No objection? So ordered. That’ll take us right into today’s calendar. Senators we’re starting with public bill’s third reading roll call bill. House bill 473. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House bill 473. North Carolina capital insurance act. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Senator Davis, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To send forth the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Davis, you can send forth your amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Davis of Macon has surrendered the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Davis recognized to explain the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. This is just a technical amendment that is well defined. I ask for your support. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Any discussion or debate? Hearing none. The question before the Senate is the passage of Amendment 1. All in favor vote aye. All opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. Berger aye, Wade aye. 41 having vote in the affirmative and 0 in the negative. Amendment 1is adopted. The bill as amended is back before the body. Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none. The question before the Senate is the passage of sub-committee substitute to house bill 473 as amended on it’s third 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. Jenkins, aye. Berger, aye. 41 having vote in the affirmative and 0 in the negative. Senate committee substitute to house bill 473. Senator Hartsell, aye. 42 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative. Senate committee substitute to house bill 473 as amended passes it’s third reading. The amendment will be engrossed and sent to the house for concurrence in the Senate committee substitute. Moving on to second reading. Public bills, house bill 688. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House bill 688. Amend continuing education requirements certified weld contractors. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Tucker is recognized to explain the bill. All in favor vote aye. All opposed vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. Berger, aye. 42 having… [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. Members of the Senate. This bill does have an amendment Mr. President. I don’t know that…may or may not be on the dashboard before we move forward. If you would like to address the amendment sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] We have the amendment? Is it in the system? The amendments in the system. Senator Tucker to send forth the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes sir, we’ve sent forth the amendment and be glad to explain it sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Tucker moves to amend the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Tucker is recognized to explain the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes sir. Ladies and gentleman of the Senate. This bill, this amendment requires zero continuing ed hours for the world irrigation contractors. Currently the plumbers do not have continuing ed. The association I was a member of for four years and still a licensee. The Heating & Air Conditioning and Plumbers Associations does not have continuing ed. This amendment would allow that to be zero. Moving forward sir. I would ask for your support in this. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none. The question before the Senate is the passage of Amendment 1. 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. Berger, aye. 42 having…

…in the affirmative and zero in the negative, amendment one is adopted. The bill as amended is back before the body. Senator Tucker is recognized to explain the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes sir. This bill really requires those contractors who do work that would leave a shortfall for a consumer or does shoddy work in well-drilling or irrigation that they would come before their board for disciplinary action and they would have to satisfactorily complete the number of hours approved in continuing ed to sustain their license with the board. That’s what this bill does. Thank you and I commend it to you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage of the Senate Committee substitute to House Bill 688 as amended on a second reading. All in favor vote, “Aye.” Opposed will vote, “No.” Five seconds will be allowed for the voting and the Clerk will record the vote. 42 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative, Senate Committee substitute to House Bill 688 as amended passes its second reading. Without objection it will be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] North Carolina General Assembly enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question for the Senate is the passage of the Senate Committee substitute to House Bill 688 as amended on its third reading. All in favor will say, “Aye.” [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Opposed, “No.” The ayes have it. Senate Committee substitute to House Bill 688 as amended passes its third reading. The amendment will be engrossed and it will be sent to the House for concurrence in the Senate Committee substitute. Moving onto third reading public bill, one electronic vote, House Bill 707. The Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 707, “Ensure Safe Navigation Channels.” [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brown is recognized to explain the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, I’d like to send forth an amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brown, you can send forward your amendment. Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brown moves to amend the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brown is recognized to explain the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. What the amendment will do, I think many of you know the importance of Oregon Inlet to North Carolina and what this bill does is it creates a land acquisition task force for the purpose of determining, reviewing and considering the state’s option for acquiring the Federal government’s right, title and interest in Oregon Inlet and the rural property adjacent thereto. I think it’s important we take a look at what’s going on in Oregon Inlet and this task force will be charged to do just that. I ask for your support. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question for the Senate is the passage of amendment one. All in favor vote, “Aye.” Opposed will vote, “No.” Five seconds will be allowed for the voting and the Clerk will record the vote. Tucker, aye. 42 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative, amendment one is adopted. The bill as amended is back before the body. Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage of House Bill 707 as amended on its third reading. All in favor will vote, “Aye.” Opposed will vote, “No.” Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The Clerk will record the vote. 42 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative, House Bill 707 as amended passes its third reading. It will be sent to the House for concurrence in the Senate amendment. We have several bills for concurrence. One electronic vote. Senate Bill 239. Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 239, “Amend NC Business Corporation Act.” [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Barringer is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Colleagues, I recommend to you the concurrence of Senate Bill 239. It comes back to us from the House with just technical and stylistic questions…Excuse me, technical and stylistic changes. I ask for your support. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage of the House Committee substitute to Senate Bill 239. All in favor will vote, “Aye.” Opposed will vote, “No.” Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. 42 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative, the Senate concurs in the House Committee substitute to Senate Bill 239. It will be enrolled and sent to the Governor.

[Speaker changes.] Senate Bill 387, Clerk'll read. [Speaker changes.] Senate Bill 387, Forest Service changes betting law rule. [Speaker changes.] Senator Barefoot is recognized... [Speaker changes.] I ask you to support the motion to concur. In the House, basically Senate Bill 387 and Senate Bill 388 were combined and sent back to us. They both passed this body unanimously. [Speaker changes.] Senator Barefoot asks that you concur. Is there any further discussion or debate? Hearing none. The question before the Senate is the passage of the House Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 387 for concurrence. All in favor vote aye. Opposed vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. 42 having voted in the affirmative and 0 in the negative, the Senate concurs in the House Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 387. It will be enrolled and sent to the Governor. Senate Bill 393, Clerk will read. [Speaker changes.] Senate Bill 393, Constructive Fraud Limitations Period. [Speaker changes.] Senator Clodfelter is recognized. [Speaker changes.] Thank you, Mister President. The House put two amendments on the bill. One of them is quite good and the other one we're not even sure we understand so we need to talk to the House about that second one a little bit more and I'd ask you to vote no on the motion to concur so we can do that. [Speaker changes.] Senator Clodfelter asks we vote no and the motion concurs. Any further discussion or debate? Hearing none. The question before the Senate is the passage of the motion to concur with Senate Bill 393. All in favor vote aye. Opposed vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. One having voted in the affirmative and 41 in the negative, the Senate fails to concur and the concurrence motion for Senate Bill 793...and I am sor... [Speaker changes.] Mister President? I'd like to change my vote please, sir. [Speaker changes.] Senator Rabin???? [Speaker changes.] I use that red dot so rarely that just by habit I hit the green. [Speaker changes.] Senator Rabin???? votes no. Final vote is 0 to 42. The Senate does not concur and the House will be so notified. [Speaker changes.] At this time, we'd like to say thank you to this week's pages. Pages, we thank you for your service to the Senate. We hope it was a great time for you this week and we hope you come back to see us. Thank you so much. (Applause.) [Speaker changes.] We have any notices or announcements? [Speaker changes.] Mister President? [Speaker changes.] Senator Nesbitt, for what purpose do you rise? [Speaker changes.] Thank you..Mister President, for an announcement. [Speaker changes.] Senator Nesbitt, you may have the floor for your announcement. [Speaker changes.] Thank you, sir. The Democrats will caucus just briefly after session. [Speaker changes.] Senator Newton, for what purpose do you rise? [Speaker changes.] Point of personal privilege. [Speaker changes.] Senator Newton, you have the floor for a point of personal privilege. [Speaker changes.] Thank you, Mister President. At this time, I'd like to send forth a Senatorial Statement on behalf of myself and Senator Rabin??? [Speaker changes.] You can send forward your statement, Senator. You're recognized. [Speaker changes.] Thank you, Mister President. Members, I wanna take...just a few moments to indulge...if you will...just a moment...there's a young lady here today who I'd like to speak briefly about and that is Becca??? Wilkins, who's been a Page with us this week. I have found Becca???? to have been a remarkable young lady. We had a great lunch. She's graduating Senior, gonna be attending East Carolina next year but she's unique in a lot of ways and some of the things I learned about her, I think you'll find interesting as well. In addition to bein' an avid golfer, with a ... usually a 300 yard drive...in addition to that, she is involved in a number of other things and one of the things I found most interesting is she is our state champion at target shooting in ??????? ??????? ???????. In other words, muzzle loaders...Civil War era stuff. And she placed third in the nation in that competition. She's very interested in politics and one of the things I found most interesting of all is she aspires to be Vice President of the United States. And she has a very good logical reasons for that and I really hope and see...look to see a lot of great things outta her in the years to come. But the main reason why I wanted to speak with you about Becca was this is a young lady that you may have heard in the past, one of the things that she did for her senior project recently was to organize a...

...golf tournament down at Riverwood in Johnston County on behalf of the Wounded Warrior Project. And I'm going to, as soon as Senator Pate leaves Senator Raven alone, I'm going to toss it to Senator Rabin because I think that he would like to add and make some comments. If I could, Mr. President, I'd like to yield to Senator Rabin. Rebecca, thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Rabin is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Senator Newton. The golf tournament that I went to when I arrived that was organized, I found out, by a young teenager. I was a little bit dismayed because as you can get, you want everything to run real smooth. And I found out as we went through the day that Rebecca was really in charge. She had organized this tournament to collect funds for the Wounded Warrior fund. She greeted everybody that got there. She got everybody kicked off at the shotgun start. She came around with refreshments and at the end, she was gracious enough to be the one to hand out the prizes. All of that demonstrated a great organizational skill and great leadership on her part. I'm proud to have met her, made her a friend and made friends with her family. It's a great family. A great young lady with great leadership skills and she deserves all of the honor and credit we can give a young teenager. In fact, when I see this young lady and all the pages that come by it sort of renews my faith that this nation is going to stay great because we have great people like Becca and these young people who work here. Thank you, very much. [Applause] [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Goolsby, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Just a brief point of personal privilege. I'm not sure if the school children are still here, but I ran into some children from Wilmington from Eaton Elementary that were having a big day up here on one of the last days of school. And I just wanted to recognize them if they were in the room. If they're not, they're still out touring around and we're happy to have them. I'm glad they stopped in. I got to get my picture taken with them. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Senator. Senator Hise, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forth a Senatorial Statement on the continuing inclusion of wrestling as a core sport in the Olympics. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You can send forward your statement, Senator. I have a number of microphones turned on here. Senator Pate, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] For a point of personal privilege, Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You can have floor for a point of personal privilege, Senator. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. These words were written by my colleague, Senator Rabin, but you know, we don't allow freshman much time in front of the microphone so he graciously passed that on to me. I have vivid memories of D-Day, the sixth of June, 1944. The news washed like a tsunami over or nation that we had finally invaded Hitler's fortress Europa. Patriotism was at its peak, but as the newsreel pictures of the Normandy beaches began to be shown in the theaters, we realized the magnitude of the sacrifice that had been made in order to restore freedom to the world. We have seen the invasions and battle scenes in the Pacific theater and in North Africa and Italy, but we knew that this invasion was the beginning of a new dawn of peace and freedom in the world. We must not let time dim our memories. On days like this, we should always remember that this great nation is founded on the sacrifice and hard work of those that went before. We must be willing and able to pick up the torch to keep our values and to keep our flag flying on the highest of masts. The United States of America remains the greatest force for peace and freedom the world has known and we must remain strong to deter those who would again try to deny those inalienable rights granted to us by God. I salute Colonel Rabin for coming up with those remarks and certainly I salute all of the people who were involved in D-Day that long time ago. Thank you, very much. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Any other notices or announcements?

honouring those asserting died on D-Day invasion. so ever. the president the chair recognizes some de voters SPEAKER CHANGES Thanks Mr. president must present you before I go make a motion to adjourn. if I could have just a brief moment of personal privilege. I all didn't know anybody would would mention the day today because of sixty nine years ago today what we saw her what our parents and grandparents for many of us all. I was so something that hopefully will never need to be repeated something that was necessary and the office this morning and I was certainly looking for the news of the things that that I came across was Ronald Reagan speech in nineteen eighty four or about the ways of the law and so I would encourage you to do two things we can. if you have an opportunity one. if there's a World War II veteran in your neighbourhood or in your town or inter county. I make sure that you will give them specifying split. in addition of that have found to already present Reagan's speech think you'll find that it's right inspiration. also the day of everything. I think you'll find is that that is somewhat dated at present in terms of its references to other Soviet Union and the some of the issues that were occurring in the world that Tom on nineteen eighty four doesn't seem like that long ago in the output saw but time marches on and thought they could do those two things is weekend. you'll love your continue to have a great appreciation for not only our future. we talk about our pages and the young will also run fast, and those most was that I wouldn't remove the vicinity. now, Joanne subject to receipt of messages from the house and the governor of receipt and family referral of reports, referral and referral bills and resolutions and the ratification bills to reconvene on Monday June ten two thousand thirteen at seven pm.. SPEAKER CHANGES:- emotions do not have terms of the consideration stated by Senator Berger in honour of the day as well to reconvene Monday June the tenth at seven pm., seconded by Senator Sanderson, all in favour say I always know the eyes have it. this understands adjourn him