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Senate | April 8, 2013 | Chamber | Session

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Senator come to order. Sergeants armed close the doors. The members would close to the seat. Members and guests on the gallery please silence all electronic devices. Being in the senate and prayers in the Revered Peter Milner senate Chaplin All members and guests in the gallery would please stand [Speaker Changes] First ready to go. Oh my god you are a mighty fortress. You have set a gorgeous canopy in the blue sky outside.Wont you never fail us? Never do you fail us. We thank you for the glorious creation that you have given us. And all that it inspires inside of us. You Lord , are not just a creator, but you are a helper amidst the floods of this life. Although this world is subject to decay, it gives our hearts consolation that you have triumphed over the decay. We will not fear Lord for your regard you are sure help in the time of need. In the Jesus name that are left of these prayers. Amen. [Speaker Changes] Senator Berger is recognized for a motion [Speaker Changes] Thank you Mr. President. The journal of Thursday April 4 2013 has been examined and found to be correct. I move that the senate dispense with the reading of the journal and that it stands approved as written [Speaker Changes] Senate Come to order. Without objection, the journal for April 4 stands approved as written. Senators we are going to move right in to the calendar this evening with public bills second reading. Senate Bill 140 the clerk will read [Speaker Changes] Senate bill 140 Financial exploitation of older adults [Speaker Changes] Senator Bingham is recognized to explain the bill [Speaker Changes] Thank you Mr. Chairman .Ladies and gentlemen of the senate. This has been a long ongoing process since 2011.In 2011 Senate bill 449 created a task force for reducing abuse of elder adults and were made during 2011 and 2012. The mission of the task force was to clarify and strengthen laws to protect the elderly crime abuse. It’s been a state wide effort and the members of the task force were divided in to four groups and made recommendations which where crafted in to this bill. It’s been heard in health and in [??] and it has been well headed and I would appreciate your support it’s going to be very helpful to the state of North Carolina. Thank you Mr. President. Be happy to try and answer any question. [Speaker Changes] Any further discussion and debate [Speaker Changes] Mr. President [Speaker Changes] Senator McKissick.I what purpose do you rise? [Speaker Changes] Ask Senator Bingham a question [Speaker Changes] Senator Bingham do you yield? [Speaker Changes] Sure [Speaker Changes] First I want to commend you for this bill. it’s an excellent bill. I am Glad you are moving forward providing leadership in this area. There were two questions that I had raised when it came before the committee. And that was first of all who is going to pay for the production of financial records and secondly what do we do for those entities that they need to serve that are out of state. They don’t have a registered agent for services process purposes. Do those issues get resolved as they move forward? [Speaker Changes] Senator McKissick.I think the recommendation was is this will be banks customers of those banks unless it’s rather extensive and they have to go back to archives and they would certainly expect the [??]. I will be happy to tune the case. You are right . I think during third reading we can clarify this if you wish .I thought we had this you know everyone was in agreement on this NRJ1 Committee. But I will be happy to clarify if I would [Speaker Changes] If you would I think it would be good to clarify

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Morgan Bath, Farmville. Andrea Boykin, Winterville. Eli, Rightville. Stanford. ?? Carmen, Hookerton. Bobby Evans, ??. ?? ??, ??. Lily Gardner, ??. Demar Jones, Snow hill. ?? ??. Kerry. Brett Sackleford, Snow hill. Ruth A Smith, Wilmington. Sammy Sparks, Southport. Sofia Stoddard, Rowville. Ryan Warren, Snow hill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Ladies, we thank you for your time and your service to the senate this week. We hope it will be a great experience for you and appreciate what you are doing. Thanks for your service. Do we have any notices or announcements? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mister president? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Graham, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] A moment of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator, you have the floor for a moment of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, mister president. Ladies and gentleman of the senate, I am pleased to announce on tomorrow, we will be hosting the presidents and chancellors from North Carolina's finest historically black colleges and universities here at the general assembly tomorrow. As many of you know, I have two daughters who are students at these fine institutions. My oldest daughter is a sophomore at Winston Salem state university and she just won an election last week as the SGA attorney general so something is happening right. And my youngest is a freshman at Fayetteville state university. North Carolina is blessed to have ten major ??. The largest concentration in the country. Together they represent one point four billion dollars of economic impact in the communities that they serve throughout the state of North Carolina. Together they bring close to nineteen thousand jobs in communities like Greensboro and Fayetteville and Charlotte and right here in Raleigh, Elizabeth city. These are institutions that not only educate our children, they provide stabilities for communities and are really a shining ?? of North Carolina economy. Tomorrow, we hope you will open your doors and allow the students and alumnis and the faculty members as well as the presidents and chancellors who will be on the general assembly tomorrow and hear about the great things that are happening at their respective institutions and universities. And we personally invite you tomorrow at ten o'clock at room 2126 at the legislative building. The presidents and chancellors will be making five minute appeals in reference to what is happening at their institutions in reference to the great programs and the great students and all the things that are happening that are moving their institutions forward and contributing to the- moving North Carolina forward. We encourage you to come out tomorrow to hear from the chancellors and presidents. It's a great opportunity to hear directly from them all the wonderful things that are occurring at historically black colleges, universities ?? ?? ??, state supported institutions and five are private. So that's tomorrow at ten o'clock. Again, at the legislative building, room 2126. Tonight, members of the legislative black caucus will be networking with the chancellors and the presidents. Tomorrow, they will be paying a visit to the governor to talk with him in reference to the university system in general and specifically about the historically black college or universities. We want you to come out and hear from them directly. I encourage you to come out at ten o'clock and thank you for giving me this opportunity, mister president. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, senator. Any other notices or announcements? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mister president. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brock, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] For an announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator, you have the floor for an announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. The capital commission will have its monthly prayer break. That's tomorrow morning at seven thirty for staff and members at the legislative dining room. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Any other notices or announcements? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mister president. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Motions, please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca has the floor for motions. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mister president, if I may, I have five motions here and what these are doing are removing steady bills from a particular committee to the rules committee. So if I could just run through them and if we need to back any out, I'd be happy to. [SPEAKER CHANGES] okay.

if that's okay? that's fine Sibelle 43 studies these savings for administration claims currently in finance has to be removed finance to rules senate bill 130 studied sewer and water providers currently has to be removed and re refereed to rules senate bill 347 studied unified unite public health system current health care removed and re refereed to rules senate bill 440 address primary care shortage current health care be removed and re refereed to rules on with a serial referral and it will remain senate bill 673 structure English merganser currently in education will be removed and re refereed to rules thank you Mr president one additional please senate bill 466 establish Alzheimer's diereses task force ugh currently in health care committee ask the re refereed committee on rules no objections are ordered thank you mister president tucker thanks for recognizing Mr president i just wanted to have a request of senator gram in the future when he stands up to speak and says I'm proud to announce i would ask that he qualifies those statements by saying I'm proud to announce that I'm not running for mayor sharer any other notices or announcements? any other the announcements the chair recognizes senator Ber for motion thank you Mr president the senate is now adjourned and will receive messages from the governor we will reconvene Tuesday April 9 2013 2pm motions and senator now adjourned and the stipulations stated by senator burger to reconvene Tuesday April 9th 2pm all in favor say i all apposed say no the eyes have it it stays adjourned