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House | July 23, 2014 | Chamber | Session

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Visitors will retire from the chamber, the Sergeant-at-Arms will close the door, members and visitors will please silence all electronic devices, the prayer will be offered by Bill Morris, assistant Sergeant-at-Arms. Members and visitors in the gallery will please stand and remain standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. Mr. Morris. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Let us pray. Dear Heavenly Father, I thank you so much for this beautiful day you've given us. Lord, I pray that you'll give us the time today and every day, Lord, to just stop and look at the mighty work of your hand in all creation. Lord, we're so thankful that you are our creator, you are our sustainer. And Lord, I pray that you will allow us to just stand in reverential awe of who you are. Lord, I pray that as meetings continue here in this place, Lord, that you will give the members a time to reflect on who you are, in all their work. Lord, I pray that when they find themselves with difficult decisions to make, Lord, I pray that they will stop and seek your guidance and your help. Lord, we need you in all things, Lord. And, Lord, I just pray that you'll be with these members each and every day. Lord, I pray that you'll be with their families at home. Lord, we thank you for these families and what they sacrifice for these members to be here. Lord, I pray that your will will be done here on Earth as it is in Heaven. Lord, we pray all these things in Jesus Christ's name, Amen. [SPEAKER CHANGES] 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. Representative Moore is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, the journal for July 22nd has been examined and found to be correct, according to the clerk, anyway, move its approval as read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Moore of Cleveland County moves that the journal for July 22 be approved as written, those in favor will say aye, those opposed will say no, the ayes appear to have it, the ayes have it, and the journal is approved as written. Petitions, memorials or papers addressed to the General Assembly or the House? The Chair notes that there are none. Ratifications of bills and resolutions, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The enrolling clerk reports the following bill duly ratified for presentation to the Governor: House bill 1195, an Act to Enact Anti-pension-spiking Legislation by Establishing a Contribution-based Benefit Cap, to Allow Members of the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System and the Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System Who Leave Employment Within Five Years to Receive a Return of Their Contributions With Accumulated Interest, and to Return to a Five-year Vesting Period for Members of the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System and the Consolidated Judicial Retirement System Who Became Members On or After August 1, 2011, and Make a Conforming Change to the Special Separation Allowance for Law Enforcement Officers. And the following bill duly ratified ?? ruled and presented to the office of the Secretary of State, House bill 1056, an Act Amending the Charter of the Town of Lake Lure to Provide the Plat and Book Number in the Office of the Rutherford County Register of Deeds Where the Official Map of the Town's Boundaries is Recorded. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Chapter bill to be noted. Notices and announcements? The Chair notes that the funeral of Dr. Jim Fullerton will begin at 2:00 today, the members are invited. Other notices and announcements? Representative Hall? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Just a question for the Chair. [SPEAKER CHANGES] State your question, please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes, Mr. Speaker. Wanted to check and see if we had any other developments on the calendar for tomorrow and how we will conduct business on Friday. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes, this is what I know: the Finance Committee is scheduled to meet at 10:00 am, the Rules Committee is scheduled to meet at 11:00 am, we will have a session at 2:00, at which there will be votes, and Friday is to be determined. Further notices and announcements? If not, Representative Moore is recognized. Encore une fois. Two o'clock. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, I move that subject to the ratification of bills, messages from the Senate, Committee reports, conference reports, re-referral bills and resolutions, appointment of conferees, introductions of bills, resolutions and modifications to the calendar, that the House adjourn and reconvene tomorrow, which would be July the 24th, I believe, at 2 pm. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Tim Moore moves second

00:00 by representative Carney that the house adjourns subject to gratification of bills and resolutions messages from the senate committee reports conference reports re-referrals of bills and resolutions appointment of [??] introduction of bills and resolutions and modifications to the calender to reconvene Thursday July 24 at 2 o'clock those in favor will say aye. aye. opposed will say no the ayes have it the house stays adjourned. [??] representative Tim Moore senate bill subcommittee substitute for house bill 101 as [??] from calender 36D referred to the committee on finance and unfavorable to the committee on rules. special messages from the senate house bill 27 senate committee substitute [??] act [??] unclaimed united states [??] etc is referred to the committee of finance house bill 625 [??] health care stretchers calender [??] 36D and it's on the calender for 7/24/14 house bill 1044 [??] TDA changes calender 36D for July 24th house bill 1054 [??] sewer fee collection calender 36B 7/24/14 house bill 1059 Newhanover occupancy tax use is calender [??] 36D for July 24th. [??] from the senate house bill 201 senate committee substitute number 2 [??] to amend the applicability of the energy conservation [??] existing non residential buildings clarify [??] previous dis-calculations for redevelopment to create an exemption from the North Carolina environmental protection act for the re-occupation of the existing building or facility and to [??] commerce rule economic development division is calendered 36B is placed on the calender for July 24th. 02:39