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Senate | June 26, 2013 | Chamber | Session

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Senate will come to order. Sergeant in Arms will close the doors. Members and guests of the gallery will please silence all electronic devices. Leading the Senate in prayer is the Reverend Peter Milner, Senate Chaplain. All members and guests of the gallery will please stand. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Let’s bow our heads and pray. Lord Jesus, would you come and visit us and relieve our burdens? Would that you would shift the sand beneath our feet. Oh Lord we sure do need your help today, here. We need your gentle pricking and your pressing love to quicken us. Let your ears heavenly Father, hear us, be attentive to our pleas for mercy. If you, Oh Lord could mark inequities, who could stand before you? But with you, there’s forgiveness. And with you, there’s relief. With you, there are head waters of refreshment. With you, there is everlasting refreshment. Teach of us during this time. Teach us how to press on. I pray in the name of Jesus. Amen. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Amen. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Berger is recognized for a motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. The journal of Tuesday June 25, 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 CHANGES] Without objection, the journal for June 25th stands approved as written. With that, leaves of absence granted today for Senators Hartsell and Don Davis. We do have a nurse of the day with us today, Rebecca Wellborn, of Durham, North Carolina is with us. Nurse Wellborn would you please stand to be recognized? Thank you for your service to the Senate today. Senators ?? motion of Senator Gene McLaurin of Richmond county, the Chair is happy to extend courtesies to the gallery to Mr. J. Almond, town manager of Badin, North Carolina and Mayor Jim Harrison. Senator McLaurin is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. I’d like to send forth a Senatorial statement out of order, if I could please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You can send forth your statement out of order, Senator. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you very much. I’m very pleased to present to the Senate a Senatorial statement honoring the town of Badin on their 100th anniversary. Whereas the town of Badin was founded by a French industrialist of Aluminum Francais and its subsidiary Southern Aluminum Company. In whereas in 1913 the French engineers began development of hydro electrical power potential on the Yadkin River at Badin. And whereas the Badin township received its name from the Aluminum Francais General Superintendant, Adrian Badin. In whereas the garden city designed ?? streets of Badin were named for Native American tribes, indigenous trees, and United States Presidents and Generals, and whereas in 1913 Badin had its own water distribution facilities, waste water treatment plant, and electrical distribution system, and as Badin was and remains architecturally unique because of its French design. quadroplexes, cottages, bungalows and clubhouse. Badin was also Stanly county’s home for their first hospital, opera house, golf course and aluminum shelter Whereas 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the town of Badin, where many events have been held this year to celebrate the town’s abundant natural and deep cultural history. Therefore the town of Badin deserves recognition on its 100th anniversary. I’m honored to recognize the town of Badin, congratulate them on 100 years and wanted to ?? Mr. President, would appreciate opportunity to acknowledge those

Representing the town, and you’ll note that they are tied and I will just say a period costume that would be appropriate for 100 years again 1913. The Mayor and the Town Manager. Thank you, Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Senator and if we could have our friends from Badin please stand and be recognized. Thank you for being here today. Senators upon the motion of Senator Phil Berger of Rockingham County, the Chair is happy to extend courtesies of the gallery to the newly crowned Ms. North Carolina 2013, Johna Edmonds. Ms. Edmonds, a Johnston county native, is dedicated to promoting children’s literacy and is currently a graduate student at NC State seeking a Masters degree in Accounting. Ms. North Carolina, Johna Edmonds, thank you for being here. Congratulations and we look forward to your victory in the Miss America Pageant in September. Upon the motion of Senator Jeff Tarte of Mecklenburg County, the Chair is happy to extend courtesies of the gallery to Dorothy Laster visiting from Southner Florida. Dorothy if you’re with us, stand and be recognized. Thank you for being with us today. Ratification of bills. Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Enroll bill. Enrolling clerk reports the following bills to be ratified for presentation to the Governor. Senate Bill 168 an act to eliminate unnecessary reports and clarify current education program requirements. House Bill 56, an act to establish contract management section and division of purchase and contract department administration. To amend laws requiring negotiation in ?? of certain state contract. To provide oversight and reporting of certain contract awards and to provide for contract management and administration as recommended by the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee. House Bill 220, an act designating July 22nd of each year as North Carolina Fragile X Awareness Day. House Bill 336 an act authorizing the Director of the Budget to continue expenditures for the operation of government at a percentage of the level and effect on June 13, June 30, 2013. House Bill 743 an act to make technical administrative and clarifying changes to the unemployment insurance laws. And the following bills and resolutions are duly ratified and properly enrolled and sent to the Office of Secretary of State. House Bill 290 an act to allow the border commissions of Rutherford County to serve Ex officio as a Rutherford County airport authority. House Bill 294 an act to allow certain counties to remove abandoned vessels from the navigable waters. House Joint Resolution 819 a joint resolution honoring the life and memory of Bobby Harold Barbee Sr., former member General Assembly. House Joint Resolution 1006 a joint resolution providing for the confirmation of the appointments of Jerry Dockham and James Patterson to the Utilities Commission. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Reports of standing committees. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Chairman. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brock, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forth a report. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You may send forth your Committee Report, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brock, the Agricultural Environment Natural Resources Committee submits for passage. House Bill 94 unavailable, unfavorable as to Committee Substitute Bill Number 1 but favorable as to Senate Committee Substitute Bill, title an act to amend certain environmental and natural resources laws to repeal 2008’s subsequent ?? year heavy duty diesel vehicle requirements. Direct the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to study the continued need to conduct vehicle emissions inspections, provide environmental management commission with the flexibility to determine where the road

[SPEAKER CHANGE] are necessary for ?? effects of complex sources on air quality, amend the rules that pertain to open burning for land clearing of right of way maintenance, clarify that air quality permit should be issued for term of eight years and provide that a third party who is dissatisfied with the Division of the Environmental Management Commission regarding air quality permit may file a contested case under Administrative Procedure Act within 30 days. Amend Coastal Area Management Act Permit Mining and Energy Commission and the Department of Environmental Natural Resources, exempt mining and ?? ?? for rules that pertain to the management of oil and gas development, clarify that the process for appeals for civil penalties assessed by a local government that are established and ?? of erosion and sediment control program approved under GS 113A-16 and provide civil penalties assessed by local government pursuant to the sedimentation pollution contract act of 1973 shall be admitted to the civil penalty and forfeits are fine. Provide for a low flow design alternatives for waste water systems, direct the commissions for public health to adapt rules to provide for notice of known contamination to applicants who seek to construct new private drinking water wells and to direct local health departments to either issue a permit or deny an application for the construction, repair, operation of a well within 30 days, average, of receipt of an application. Clarify those underground storage tanks that are not required to provide secondary containment until January, 1st, 2020. Make technical and conformant changes to protect its species marine and wildlife resource of statue. Make clarifying and conformant changes to the statues pertaining to the management of snakes and other reptiles. Amend Administrator Procedure Act to provide the Wildlife Resources Commission with temporary rule making authority for manner of take. Prohibit public utilities from purchasing or acquiring properties with known contamination without the approval of the Governor and Council of State. Clarify that no building permit is required for routine maintenance of food dispensers, fuel dispensers and clarify the fees that the Secretary for Environmental and Natural Resources may adapt for the North Carolina aquariums. Repeal the Mountain Resources Planning Act, providing exemption from local government requirements regarding the number of acres required for property development of brown fields agreement. Direct the Department of Transportation to adapt rules for selective pruning within the highway rights of way. Clarify a requirement for compliance boundaries to a suspecting groundwater quality standards. Exempt certain radio towers from applicability with the Military Land Protection Act. Clarify that the extended duration of permit for sanitary landfills and transfer stations authorized by SL 2012 -187 are permits for operations well as construction. Add a factor for consideration and assessing solid waste, penalty limits, local government regulations for storage, retention or use of nonhazardous recycle material. Direct Environment Review Commission to study the requirement applicable for recycling or discharge of computer equipment. Amend the definition of ?? area, for purposes of implementing storm water. Exempt ponds that are constructed in ?? from repair and buffer rules. Provide that a third party that are dissatisfied with the decision of the Environmental Management Commission regarding a water quality permit may file a contested case under the Administrative Procedures Act within 30 days. Repeal the requirement for increases in vehicle service areas. Amend dredge and field permit applicants providing for notice to adjoining property owners, provide certain water treatment systems with expired authorizations may obtain new authorizations that allow the systems to withdraw surface water from the same water body at the same rate, as well approve an expired authorization. Amend SL 2013-15 Act to promote the Provision of Regional Water and Sewer Services, Transfer and Ownership ...

certain public water and sewer systems. To Metropolitan water [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I think we're ok reading that in maybe later of finishing it up, we're about gone here. ?? Let's get ?? [SPEAKER CHANGES] and combine the division of water quality and the different water resources create a new division of water resources. The Department of Environmental and Natural Resources make conforming changes. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Gunn for what purpose do you rise? Senator Apodaca yield for questioning. Senator Apodaca to you yield. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Let me wake up yes. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca, do you think it would be wise to advise Senate Committee chairs that they can amend the titles to these House Bills? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Might be a little late, Senator, but I think we need to, yes I agree. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, while I'm up. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca, you have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The committee report please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 94 will be placed on the calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca, for the Pensions, Retirement, and Ageing Committee, submits for passage, House Bill 358, Committee Substitute #1, retirement technical corrections favorable. Senate Bill House 357 - House Bill 357 Committee Substitute #1, retirement governor's changes unfavorable as Committee Substitute Bill #1 the favorable ?? Committee Substitute Bill House Bill 232 Committee Substitute #2 State Health Plan statutory changes unfavorable as Committee Substitute Bill #2 as favorable as ?? Committee Substitute Bill House Bill 327 Committee Substitute #2, fire and rescue pension provisions unfavorable as Committee Substitute Bill #2 favorable as Senate Committee Substitute Bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] One moment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Hold on just a second Senator we'll be with you in just a second. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 359 Committee Substitute #1 unfavorable as to bill but favorable as to committee substitute bill as amended. Title, enact to make changes to administration of the state retirement systems to the standard transfer ?? ?? 443-b supplementary retirement plan, ?? down the social security office that's for long term disability benefits. 415N benefits preservation arrangement that are allowed under Federal law and provided ?? stimulation orders into Senate or Congress system must be submitted on an approved form and corrected oversight at a disability and compliant. Demanded provisions for a loss of retroactive membership service and teachers and state employees retirement system local government employment retirement system. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bills 358, 357, and 232 calendar. House Bill 327 appropriations based budget. House Bill 359 appropriations based budget. Senator Randleman for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Sending forth a conference report for House Bill 543. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You can send forth your report Senator. Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] President of the Senate and the House and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The ?? resolve their difference between the Senate and the House of Representatives on House Bill 543 bill ?? enacted ??? regarding ??? corporations and individuals that provide mental health to developmental disabilities ?? abuse service. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Conference report for House Bill 543 calendar. Senator Tucker for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, send forth a committee report. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Tucker you can send forward your committee report. The Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Tucker, the state and local government committees ?? House Bill 196 WSFFC School Board vacancies favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 196 calendar. Senator Hise for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forth committee report. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You can send forth your committee report. ?? Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES]

I have your committee submits the passage of Bill three ninety two minutes of the number one on February twenty seventh of November, one with a role as a Senate committee substitute bill title and I require accounting upon social services, DDS, verify whether an application for letters of the temporary assistance for needy families, TIFF benefits of good nutrition services FNS benefits of the fleeing felon on probation or parole violator to direct their inter agency cooperation and information sharing order verifying eligibility status of an applicant or recipient than I can abhor FNS benefits to an applicant or recipient who is fleeing felon or a probation or parole violator through quad gut screamed incessantly certain applicants and recipients of work program assistant, [SPEAKER CHANGES] possibly ninety two calendar sooner Raven over Jean 's simplest committee reports, and Raven. you can send for your glitter worked for three [SPEAKER CHANGES] generated for the finance committee submits the passive House Bill four sixty two increase Family Court, the venerable outfield, five twenty nine Edison County Hoxie fax authorization favourable House Bill eight one six Senate committee substitute number one tobacco borough of assessment act favourable House Bill nine fifty one and a subsequent number one eliminate tax designation for political party favourable Senate Bill two sixty one sales-tax refunds for regional jails favourable. house Bill four eighty five unfavourable I will say what I have to may substitute bill title and act eliminated duplicate reporting requirements regarding personal surface contact with universal healthcare lab allowed one of governors provide for implementation expansion of e-commerce infrastructure. the graphite of property tax status certain improvements on University land that are owned by certain social organization [SPEAKER CHANGES] else moves and sixty two five twenty nine and sixteen nine fifty one calendar syllables to sixty one and four eighty five calendar every other reports of standing committees, so you should check for first-year Central committee reports and suggestions, and for the report for great [SPEAKER CHANGES] test to check for education higher education committee submits that house Bill two fifty from a substantive number one unstable estimates up to build a fable as to Senate committee substitute bill title and provide for Roman priorities and procedures for certain students applying to charter school to make changes as to what qualifies of the material revision to a charter school, hospital and sixty nine may substitute number two children with disabilities scholarship grants unfavourable estimate substitute Bill number two with able as to Senate committee substitute bill, House Bill seven sixty seven ways the number two on payroll estimates up to Bill number two with they will have to say may substitute bill title and acting, and an acting of corporate Corporal Pruitt Rainey, brass, the class act with direction state. motivated education to establish rules morning credit for prior work experience given to certain veterans for the purpose of placing them on state salary schedules. house Bill two fifty seven sixty seven calendar. house Bill two sixty nine finance centres were to move into our calendar for the day, starting with local bills

Third reading role call bills. Without objection I'd like to block vote those bills. And what that means on role call is that you will have to have the same electronic vote on all. [Speaker Change] Mr. President. [Speaker Change] Senator Apodaca for what purpose do you rise? [Speaker Change] I think that'll probably work but if I had to guess house bill 553 would cause some issues with a few of our members. [Speaker Change] We'll pull out 553. Senator Kinnaird for what purpose do you rise? [Speaker Change] I would like to ask that house bill 490, Lee county be removed from the block voting and voted on separately please. [Speaker Change] That'll be in the second series of block votes on non-role call local bills. [Speaker Change] What's this? [Speaker Change] Any other objections to. [Speaker Change] I'm sorry that, it's not on the block voting, sorry. [Speaker Change] Any other objections to block voting these on third reading. [Speaker Change] We having a discussion or a debate? Any discussion or debate? Hearing none the question before the Senate, I'm sorry we didn't read in yet. We need to read these in. Third reading role call bills, house bill 143, house bill 261, house bill 302, house bill 409, house bill 412, house bill 526, clerk will read. [Speaker Change] House bill 143 Eden payment in lieu of taxes. House bill 261 ?? be an annexation. House bill 302 repeal annexation. House bill 409, shall be the annexation. House bill 412 Eden Duke Energy annexation agreement. House bill 526 ?? volunteer annexation. [Speaker Change] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none question for the Senate is the passage of house bill 143, house bill 261. Senators we're also going to remove house bill 409 from this block vote. So the question for the Senate is the passage of house bill 143, house bill 261, house bill 302, house bill 412, and house bill 526 on its third reading. All in favor will vote aye, opposed will vote now. 5 Seconds will be allowed for the voting, and the clerk will record the vote. 49 having voted in the affirmative, and zero in the negative. House bill 143, and house bill 302 passed their third reading and will be enrolled. House bill 261 passes its third reading, it will be sent to the house for concurrence in the senate committee substitute. House bill 412 passes its third reading it will be enrolled. House bill 526 passes its third reading it will be sent to the house for concurrence in the senate committee substitute. House bill 409, the clerk will read. [Speaker Change] House bill 409 shall be the annexation. [Speaker Change] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none the question for the Senate is the passage of house bill 409 on its third reading. All in favor will vote aye, opposed will vote no. 5 Seconds will be allowed for the voting, clerk will record the vote. Bryant, Clark aye, aye. 48 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative. House bill 409 passes its third reading and it will be enrolled. House bill 553 clerk will read. [Speaker Change] House bill 553 amend ?? County occupancy tax. [Speaker Change] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none the question for the Senate is the passage of committee substitute to house bill 553 on its third reading. All in favor vote aye, opposed will vote no. 5 seconds will be allowed for the voting, clerk will record the vote. Newton, Daniel aye, no, no. 40 having

but in the affirmative and nine in the negative may substitute a household five fifty three passes third reading, and it will be involved second reading roll call bill, House Bill four eighteen Oracle Reed hospital for a came back home, culture, recreation authority to discuss survey Centre apocryphal books draws us present a motion of harmonics and other doctors for promotion thanking us, [SPEAKER CHANGES]. present hospital to sixty one. house Bill five twenty six. we just voted on it, is sent by special messenger police objections or senescent Kyoto question of Internet video. it yes all you soonest. with this bill. he just called out. they said they needed done by Wednesday of the budget, which built that Buncombe County Hospital for rating sunder you as you okay if we would run that is thank you [SPEAKER CHANGES]. for discussion of the debate on hospital waiting your non- question before the Senate is the passage of House committees senators of June two thousand fourteen on its second reading on paper without I was about no five seconds beloved voting and court records about Brian. I forty nine, having been in the affirmative, and zero in the negative side results in number Judah. house Bill four eighteen passes a second reading it will remain on another series of local bills here that we would like to block out without objection, any objection to the centre generic would you like to pull out for ninety yes, Mister President, I would like to move,remove hospital for ninety from the block, but anybody else have an objection to the dock or procure us because in Hunting ton Beach Hospital four oh seven Moscow objections in order, we will block with the following medical bills. house Bill three eighteen. house Bill three thirty four. house Bill three forty seven. house Bill four forty one. house Bill five forty four and House Bill five fifty one, the court will read [SPEAKER CHANGES]. how to create came west to Salem five; house Bill three thirty four about them can a lot refine use expansion house Bill three forty seven or May. read Mercury Grove fire retirement charter. house Bill four. one Robson County drainage District of PO Box forty four Wilmington chartists over served commission of Bill five fifty one admin Wilmington fire fighters relief fund through discussion, debate,you're not present. it is the passage of House Bill three eighteen. house Bill three thirty four. house Bill three forty seven. house Bill four forty one Hospital five forty four and House Bill five fifty one. on the second reading are unfavourable. say hi I know you guys have a house bill three eighteen Hospital three thirty four. house Bill three forty seven hospital for forty one. house Bill five forty four and House Bill five fifty one passes their second reading that objection be read third Time North Carolina generation. it asked the question discussion of a hearing on question before the Senate is the passage of House Bill three eighteen Hospital three thirty four Hospital three forty seven Arsenal four forty one. house Bill five forty four and House Bill five fifty one. on their third reading, all in favor will say I oppose no, the eyes have it. house Bill three eighteen House Bill three thirty four. house Bill three forty seven House Bill four forty one pass their third renewal present in the house( and zoning committee substitute House Bill

passes its third reading, it will be enrolled. House Bill 551 passes its third reading, and it will be enrolled. House Bill 490, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 490, Lee County elections. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Do we have any discussion or debate? Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] ?? Okay [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Rabin, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Rabin, you have the floor to speak to the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 490 is a local bill. It applies to Lee County only. It passed the House as written. There was some controversy, but we believe the majority of the people in Lee County support the issue. I strongly recommend the Senate vote for the bill without any amendments. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak to the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird has the floor to speak to the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To say there was no controversy is an understatement. First of all, this was ostensibly introduced for transparency in the elections in Lee County. But the author of the bill didn't tell the Lee County school board they were going to introduce the bill, didn't tell the Sanford city council they were going to introduce the bill. Furthermore, when the school board found out about it, they passed a resolution against it. They also appeared in the House to object to this bill, and saying that they did not want this bill. In fact, five of the seven school board members are Republicans, and they asked that we do not pass this bill. They have a resolution. They say, "Whereas the Sanford city council did not request this local bill and has not had an opportunity to be informed on it prior to introduction, and whereas a change in the election process will add expenses to the city to provide for the cost of one or more primary elections, be it resolved that the Sanford city council opposes the passage of this bill and in the alternative requests amendment to delete that section relating to it." The board of elections says, education, sorry, "Whereas the board of education never requested a change to the method of election from nonpartisan to partisan, and as far as can be determined, an overwhelming majority of the citizens of Lee County have approved and accepted the nonpartisan concept of electing members of the board of education as the best way to keep politics out of the public education system." So, they go on to say they were never consulted or given notice and were surprised and astonished to learn that this bill, on its own, without any discussion, was introduced, and they oppose it. So, if the folks of Lee County truly want this, they have asked for a referendum. And at this point, Mr. President, I'm sending forth an amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator, you can send forward your amendment. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird moves to amend the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird is recognized to explain the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. What this bill would do is have a referendum for the people of Lee County for or against changing the Lee County board of education from nonpartisan to partisan, and the same for the city council, for or against changing the mayor and council of the city of Sanford from the nonpartisan to the partisan method of election. I believe that this amendment should pass, and I believe that the people of Lee County should have the opportunity to comment on this, since they haven't had, up until now. And I would ask that you approve this amendment, thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca has the floor to speak to the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] This is a Lee County local issue. The Lee County folks in this chamber would like to have it, so with that being said, I do move that the amendment do lay upon the table. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brunstetter, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To second the amendment. To second the motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brunstetter seconds the motion. It's nondebatable. We have to vote

On the motion, the question before the senate is thew motion to lay upon the table. All in favor will vote aye, opposed will vote no, five seconds will be allowed for the voting, the clerk will record the vote. Tucker aye. 32 having voted in the affirmative and 17 in the negative, the motion to lay upon the table passes. The bill under-mended is back before the body. Senator Stein for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To see if the bill's sponsor will yield for a question. Senator Rabin. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Rabin do you yield. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Certainly. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. You said in your opening remarks that you believe that the majority of the people in League county support this initiative. We just put to a side an amendment that actually would have given the people of League county the right to vote with the referendum. So my question to you is since no one person is able to divine the will of the people, would you be open to considering putting it to the town council and the school board, the bodies that have been elected by the people to debate this issue, to decide this issue? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I make no claims on divinity sir. I will tell you that I think the referendum has already been accomplished. Sixty thousand people voted in League county and the majority by far elected Representative Stone to represent them. Some of the facts presented earlier might be a little bit off-base. The school board vote was four to three and all four of the members who voted are up for re-election. The county commissioners who represent the 60,000 people in League county have a resolution that they signed and unanimously support the resolution. And the last point is that the city council never did sign a resolution in that regard. I think that the amendment is not a good idea. I think the bill should go as it is and I hope that answers all your questions. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Follow-up question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Rabin do you yield for a follow-up? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Certainly. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The city council did not take a position on this? [SPEAKER CHANGES] They stated a position, they have no written resolution, on the other hand the county commissioners by unanimous vote did sign a resolution and send it forward. They represent all of the people, not just the city of Sanford. [SPEAKER CHANGES] So the - follow - up question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Rabin do you yield for a follow-up? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Certainly. [SPEAKER CHANGES] So your position is that the county commissioners that represent the county and may come from jurisdictions other than Sanford, it's appropriate for them to decide what's appropriate for the people of Sanford? [SPEAKER CHANGES] No, I think that they represent all of the people including the people in Sanford, that's the county commissioners, and the people of Sanford are part of the electorate who elected Representative Stone, and I've had at least four town hall meetings up there where this has never been an issue. And I have almost daily emails from there, by far the majority of my emails support the bill the way it's written, and any office calls I've had, I've had calls from both sides and I've listened to both sides. I still am against the amendment, for the bill as written. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Brief comment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Stein you have the floor to speak to the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. We all get emails on a lot of issues, we all get phone calls on a lot of issues, and I think that sometimes we feel that from that we can determine what is the will of the people. That is not a precise way to determine the will of the people, the precise way to do that is a referendum and you all rejected that today. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird you can speak to the bill a second time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I am holding in my hand a resolution signed by Cornelia P. Olive, mayor, the city of Sanford. Where it says that the Sanford city council opposes the passage of the bill. It's a resolution, it has the seal on it from the clerk. I have a similar one from the board of education. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any further discussion or debate? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Nesbitt for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President, speak to the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Nesbitt you have the floor to speak to the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. Members of the Senate, this is a local bill and I'm gonna speak to a little bigger issue here. earlier in the session we've seen a tax on some of the larger cities, Asheville in particular, Charlotte. And comments have been made that cities were just getting too powerful and they needed to be - I've forgotten how it was put, brought down a notch or massaged or however you want to call it. And now apparently...

We're going after little towns or smaller towns. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr.President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brock for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To see if Senator Nesbitt would yield for a question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I'll yield. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Nesbitt would you yield? [SPEAKER CHANGES] A lot of times we listen, you give us pretty good history lessons. Could you take us back to 2010 on house bill 1717? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I'm sorry, I can't do that, I don't know 1717 from 1111. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Lets see if I can help you out a little bit. It was an ABC state wide bill where I ran an amendment that I, county commissioners and a delegation were against having my county put in that state wide bill, and you voted against us locally. Do you remember that? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I certainly do not but if you say so I'm sure it's probably so, it seems to be etched in your memory. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Oh it is. And Senator Kinnaird and Senator Stein also voted when you all were missing, in local elections. The delegation wants this, let them vote for it. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Nesbitt you still have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] My point in this is that apparently we in the legislature, or the members in the legislature are descending on the city and the school board against their wishes, and it's a local matter, you can continue to do that but it's no different than descending on Ashford, it's no different than descending on on Charlotte, it's no different than descending on Raleigh. My point is now we're going down to the smaller towns and cities. And I think I know why Ashford is disrespected, I'm not sure why Sanford is, for the life of me, that's a nice little town down there that's doing pretty well. And I just don't understand the purpose of all this to go after them and disrupt them when apparently they're doing fairly well. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any further discussion or debate? hearing none, the question before the senate is the passage of committee substitute to house bill 490 on its second reading, 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. 32 having voted in the affirmative and 17 in the negative the committee substitute to house bill 490 passes its second reading, without objection it will be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] North Carolina general assembly next. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the senate is the passage of committee substitute to house bill 490 on its third reading, all in favor will say aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Opposed no. The ayes have it. Committee substitute to house bill 490 passes its third reading and it will be enrolled. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Motion relative to the calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Apodaca has the floor for his motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, all bills left on the calendar I move be moved to tomorrow's calendar except two, if I might. House bill 192, allow road usage in central business district needs to be removed and referred to the committee on state and local government. [SPEAKER CHANGES] No objections, so ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] And we do need to hear for time sensitivity house bill 343 courts procedure and fee amendments. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, so ordered on the calendar for a second reading, public bills house bill 343, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House bill 343 courts procedure and fee amendments. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Randleman is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. House bill 343 is a companion bill to senate bill 385. The bill will eliminate arbitration caps in district court, it will make clarifications to court fees. It amends the motion fee exemption to clarify that the motion fee is only paid on the filing of a notice of hearing on the motion. It exempts motions to exempt property from a judgement and motions filed by a child support enforcement agency. It requires counties and municipalities to pay all costs and fees when making a filing within 45 days. Provides priority for the payment of criminal costs and fees. And the senate has included a technical change to the flood plane mapping fund. I appreciate your support. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, question for the senate is the passage before the senate committee substitute number two to house bill number 343.

On the second reading, all in favor will vote aye, opposed the vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting, clerk will record the vote. 49 having voted in the affirmative, 0 in the negative. Senate Committee Substitute Number 2, the House Bill 343 passes its second reading without objection to be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] North Carolina General Assembly Acts [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage of the Senate Committee Substitute Number 2 to House Bill 343 on its third reading all in favor will say aye, [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] All opposed, no. The ayes have it. Senate Committee Substitute Number 2 the House Bill 343 passes its third reading, it will be sent to the House for concurrence on the Senate Committee Senate. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To amend my previous motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca, you have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President , I would also like to withdraw Senate Bill 488 and Senate Bill 640 from tomorrow’s calendar, bring them forth for consideration, today please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] That was 488 and 640? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes, sir. Senate Bill. Mr. President, in addition to that, we can also go ahead and handle the concurrence motions at the end of the calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection. So ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. Sorry for the mix-up. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Alright Senators, we’re moving on to second reading public bill, Senate Bill 488. Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I’m sorry. Senate Bill 488, amend nursing home administrative fee act fees. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Tucker is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. Thank you again, Senator Apodaca for hearing the State Personnel Act changes, House Bill 834. First of all, I want to tell you that I appreciate the extensive input and collaboration with the Office of Administrative Hearings and ?? the Office of State personnel on this bill. They gave us a lot of input and we have worked very hard to, wrong bill? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Nursing Home Bill? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Well, my faux pas. The Nursing Home Bill. Excuse me, let me switch gears. Pretty much the same thing, thank you. Excuse me, members of the Senate, thank you for your indulgence. Let me get to the Nursing Home Bill. I’m kind of set teed up on the other one, but the Nursing Home Bill, they have not raised fees since 2004. The Nursing Home Bill also takes an administrator that applies to be a nursing home for licensure from a four–year degree. Or if you are a nurse administrator and want to be a nursing home administrator you can go to, have a 2 year AB degree with 5 years of experience, and also those who are managers of nursing homes now and they do not have the 2 year or 4 year degree are all grandfathered, the fees have to go through rule-making. There was no opposition in this bill. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage of Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 488 on its second reading. All in favor will vote aye, oppose the vote, no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting, the clerk will record the vote. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Bryant, aye. 49 having voted in the affirmative and 0 in the negative. Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 488 passes its second reading without objection to be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] North Carolina General Assembly Act. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage of the Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 488 on its third reading. All in favor will say, aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Oppose the vote, no. The ayes have it. Senate Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 488 passes its third reading. It will be sent to the House. Senate Bill 640. Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 640 No income tax withholding on H2A workers. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Jackson is recognized to explain the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President, I appreciate it, Senators. Watch it Bob. This bill basically clarifies some North Carolina language that is a gray area, and we have got it set to mirror the federal level when it comes to legal H2A workers and we would appreciate your support on this bill. We had a, healthy debate, I’m having a lot of debate ?? on my side for my ?? perks but we had a healthy debate yesterday in Finance and I think I answered all the questions but I’d be glad to entertain any more but I would appreciate your support.

…support on this bill. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage of Senate Bill 640 on a second reading. All in favor vote, “Aye.” Opposed will vote, “No.” Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. Rabin, aye. 48 having voted in the affirmative and one in the negative Senate Bill 640 passes its second reading and without objection will be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] North Carolina General Assembly enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Any further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage of Senate Bill 640 on its third reading. All in favor will say, “Aye.” [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Opposed, “No.” The ayes have it. Senate Bill 640 passes its third reading and will be sent to the House. Senators, we have three bills for concurrence. Senate Bill 205. Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 205, “Eliminate Unnecessary Testing/Animal Waste.” [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Walters is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. I ask that you concur. The House only changed the date from July 2013 to August 2013. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Walters asks that you concur. Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is concurrence in the House Committee substitute to Senate Bill 205. All in favor vote, “Aye.” Opposed will vote, “No.” Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. 49 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative, the Senate concurs in the House Committee substitute to Senate Bill 205. It will be enrolled and sent to the Governor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Can I please change my vote on Senate 640 from “No” to “Aye”? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird changes her vote on 640 from “No” to “Aye.” The final count is 49 to zero. Senate Bill 613. Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 613, “Create Military Affairs Commission.” [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brown is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. The House added one more appointment and changed the qualifications for some of the appointments. I think they’re all good changes. I ask that we concur. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brown asks that you concur. Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is concurrence in the House Committee substitute to Senate Bill 613. All in favor will vote, “Aye.” Opposed will vote, “No.” Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. 49 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative the Senate concurs and the House Committee substitute to Senate Bill 613 it will be enrolled and sent to the Governor. Senate Bill 635. The Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 635, “Transmission Line Ownership.” [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Newton is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. I would ask you colleagues to please concur. The House did a good amendment to clarify industrial users being able to hook up to their own lines. It was a good amendment so I would ask you to concur. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Newton asks that you concur. Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is concurrence in the House Committee substitute to Senate Bill 635. All in favor will vote, “Aye.” Opposed will vote, “No.” Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The Clerk will record the vote. Cook, aye. Parnom, Bryant, aye, aye. 49 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative, the Senate concurs in the House Committee substitute to Senate Bill 635. It will be enrolled and sent to the Governor. That concludes our calendar for the day. Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, we heard House Bill 343 a moment ago. We need to send it over for concurrence special messenger, please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] So ordered. Do we have any notices or announcements? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Nesbitt, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] An announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Nesbitt has the floor for an announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The Senate Democrats will caucus immediately after session. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. To send forth a Senatorial Statement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator, you can send forward your Senatorial Statement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I’m not sure I have a copy. I think they already have it. If not, unfortunately, I have the only copy so I can talk about it. But I know what it is so I’ll be glad to just talk about it from here.

Send that up. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird, you have the floor to speak to your Senatorial Statement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. The East Chapel Hill High girls lacrosse team were the state champions this year. And we’re very proud of them. And Sydney Holman was named the best girls lacrosse athlete of the year. And we are very proud of their hard work. It takes a lot of coordination, teamwork and talent and skill, and they are the state champions and we’re very pleased to recognize them here. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Senator. Senator Brown, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] An announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brown, you have the floor for your announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Republicans will caucus immediately after session. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Goolsby, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] A moment of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Goolsby has the floor for a point of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Members, you’ve had handed out by the pages on your desk an article I wrote this week about a program that apparently goes on in our state called home leave. We currently have 139 convicted criminals that are released on the weekends, and get to go home and be with their families, golf, in fact that’s how this whole thing came about. Someone saw one of these individuals on a golf course and thought, I thought he was in jail. Only to find out that he is in jail but he gets out on the weekends for this program that the DOC has had for many years called home leave. We can thank the new president of the conference of DAs, Phil Berger, Jr., who brought this to light. And actually after several records requests, were able to get the information on who these individuals are. For all the members if you would like the list, so you can go through it and see how many people in your home counties actually are on the list, that are getting out on the weekends, I’ll be happy to provide that to you. In addition to a breakdown on all of the individuals in each county that are actually released. Of those 149 people, I actually in the second paragraph note that Raymond Cooke, if you recall the doctor who killed the ballerina here in Raleigh a few years ago, drunk driving. Former doctor. He’s on that list. If you go to the DOC website, you can see that he was out this last weekend. You can also see that Lee Hatch and Chad Lee, two former lawyers who obstructed justice and altered numerous DWI court records in Johnston County, are on that list. You can also see that Cassie Johnson, confessed killer of a Raleigh police officer right here in this town many years ago, she murdered Jimmy Adams. She’s on that list. Robert Pollard, he actually was in an execution along with his girlfriend at the time, of a 17 year old girl and a 23 year old man, shooting both in the head, dismembering and burning the bodies and then hiding them underneath the house in which they lived for many years. And lastly, just to point out, Scott Quillen. He’s convicted of murder and first-degree burglary. And he actually maintains his own website and has reported that he’s been receiving home leave for at least two years. Many of these people on this list are first-degree murderers, given life sentences. They become eligible when they’re twelve months away from quote parole eligibility, under the old fair sentencing act. This is an outrage. The DAs conference has sent a letter to the Governor, asking that he stop this program. I would encourage all the members to please contact the Governor, and state the same. That we’ll monitor this, and hopefully this will be stopped before this week is out and anyone else can take it. And if not, I would of course urge this body that we take action, if we need to, to stop this. Thank you for the time, Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Senator. Senator Newton, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] An announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Newton has the floor for an announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. Members, I just want to remind everybody, if you signed up and if anybody didn’t they want to take Senator Bingham’s spot, we’ll make an arrangement, but we’re having a gathering tonight out at the Granger household for the sportsman’s caucus. Should have a nice crowd. Senator Tillman, I understand Richard Childress is going to be there with us. There’ll be lots of good auction items and raffles, and the food will be very memorable. And sorry, Stan. I’ll eat your share. So please, if you did RSVP, we look forward to having you out there tonight. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Tillman, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Moment of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Tillman has the floor for a point of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Last evening, Senator Bingham and I and a few other, not many more but just a few of us were at a little gathering and our great leader in the sergeant arms session and our director over here, Mr. Seal himself, ??

There. And there was a target shooting contest. And I put $100 on King against Bingham. Well, they shot twice each and Bingham said I owed him $100. Now before I paid him, I did some checking. But I wasn’t going to, I actually refused to pay him I believe. And I said ?? owed me $100 and he could collect it from Don, which is a true story. But anyway, Stan kept after me for the $100. And before I paid him, I was for real beginning to believe I’d lost the bet. King came over and said that Stan had lied, that he actually won. I’d have been disappointed if I still had lost anyway, and I really, who cheated who, Stan. That’s all I want to know. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, a motion please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca has the floor for a motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Joint Resolution 259, Representative honoring Representative Waddell. It’s currently in the Committee on Rules. It has to be removed from Rules and placed on tomorrow’s calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, so ordered. Senator Raybin, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator, you can send forward your Committee Report out of order. [PAUSE] [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Raybin, Finance Committee submits for passage House Bill 296, Committee Substitute Number 1, unfavorable as to the Committee Substitute Bill Number 1, but favorable as to Senate Committee Substitute Bill titled an act to adjust the fees charged for certain hunting and fishing license issued by the wildlife resources commission and repeal the county hunting fishing and trapping license in the non-commercial special device license, establish a black bear management stamp that must be acquired before taking bear within the state and amend the law restricting the taking the black bear with bait, adjust the age for discounted special licenses from age 65 to age 70 provided that effective January 1, 2015 those hunting and fishing licenses in effect shall remain at the existing level until wildlife resources commission establishes new fees to rule making and authorizes the wildlife resources commission to establish license fees to the rule making beginning in 2015, replace the current 6% wildlife service agent commission fee with a $2.00 transaction fee, provide that no more than 25% of the wildlife resources commission’s authorized operating budget shall be kept in reserve and provide an annual target for utilization of the annual expendable interest on the wildlife endowment fund. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 296, calendar. Any other notices or announcements? Senator Nesbitt, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] For an announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Nesbitt, you have the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you sir. The Democrats will not caucus after session. We will caucus tomorrow and you’ll get a notice on it. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] An announcement please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca has the floor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, members, let me go over the schedule a bit as we come into the holiday weekend around the corner. You know, our plan is to leave tomorrow, come back Monday and leave Wednesday afternoon, return back the following Monday, and our hope is to stay here until we’re done, after that. So that’s what we’re thinking, let’s work toward that and hope we can make that happen and be gone from here by mid-month. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senators, is there any further business to come before the senate? If not, the chair recognizes Senator Berger for a motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. I move that the Senate do now adjourn, subject to the receipt of committee reports, the receipt and re-referral of messages from the House and the Governor, the re-referral of bills and resolutions, and the ratification of the bills, to reconvene on Thursday June 27, 2013 at 11AM. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The motion is the Senate do now adjourn, subject to the stipulations stated by Senator Berger, to reconvene Thursday June 27 at 11AM. Seconded by Senator Clark. All in favor say aye. Opposed no. The ayes have it. The Senate stands adjourned.