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House | April 11, 2013 | Chamber | Session

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The House will come to order. Members, please take your seats. Visitors, please retire from the chamber. Members and visitors in the gallery, please silence all cellular phones and personal electronic devices. The prayer will be offered by Representative John Faircloth. Members and visitors in the gallery, please stand and please remain standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Please pray with me. Almighty God, we are vanishing up a very busy week of the work of the business of the people back home. Those that sent us here gave us their trust and gave us their instructions and expect that we do our very best. We ask that you intervene as we do our work here. Give us the guidance, give us the thought process, give us the kind heart and all those things we need to make the right decisions. Let us do the work correctly as we’re here, and be proud to go back home to our friends and our families. Let us also ask you that you look upon our nation, which is struggling in the world today, which has many problems. Not problems that can’t be solved, but problems that at least have to be addressed with your kindness and your grace. Be kind to those in our name who are less fortunate and who are homeless and who are suffering and who have mental illnesses or physical disabilities. Please be with them. We love them all. We are all your children. In Jesus’ name we pray. 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. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Moore is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, the journal for Wednesday April the 10th 2013 had been examined and found to be correct. I move its approval as written. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Moore moves that the journal for April 10th be approved as written. All in favor say aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] All opposed say no. The ayes have it. The journal’s approved as written. Petitions, memorials or papers addressed to the General Assembly or House. Ratification of bills and resolutions, the Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Enrolling Clerk reports the following bill duly ratified for presentation to the Governor: House Bill 139, An Act to Adopt the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and visitation Act. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Chaptered bills will be noted. Reports of standing committees and personal subcommittees. Representatives Stone and Warren are recognized to send forth a committee report. The Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representatives Stone and Warren for the Government Committee, House Bill 289, State Computer Equipment Buy/Refurbish, favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 321, Amend Local Solid Waste Planning, favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 390, State IT Governments Changes, favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House bill 506, Weddington Fire Department Agreements, favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 544, Wilmington Charter Civil Service Commission, favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 546, Roanoke Rapids Graded School District, favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 143, favorable and serial referral to Finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 143, re-referred to Committee on Finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 260, Salisbury/Deannex Rowan City Airport Property, favorable and re-referred to Finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 260, re-referred to Finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 404, Camden Local Storm Water Fees, favorable and re-referred to Finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 404, re-referred to Finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 412, Eden/Duke Energy/Annexation Agreement, favorable and re-referred to Finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 412, re-referred to Finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill

524 Greensburg charted amendments favorable and re-referred to finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 524, re-referred to finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representatives Jordan and McGrady are recognized to send forth committee reports, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representatives Jordan and McGrady for the Judiciary Subcommittee B, House Bill 333, sex offender residency registration amendments, favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 122, sex trafficking, sex offender registration, favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 88, incapacity to proceed amendments, favorable to the committee substitute, unfavorable as to the original bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Committee Substitute Bill, calendar. Original bill, unfavorable calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 203, revisions ?? protection act, favorable as to the committee substitute, unfavorable as to the original bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Committee Substitute Bill, calendar. Original bill, unfavorable calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 173, revised controlled substances reporting, favorable as to the committee substitute, unfavorable as to the original bill, and re-referred to Health and Human Services. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The Committee Substitute Bill will be re-referred to the committee on Health and Human Services. The original bill, unfavorable calendar. Representative Daughtry is recognized to send forth a committee report. The clerk will read. [PAUSE] Representative Dockham is recognized to send forth a committee report, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Dockham, for the Insurance Committee, House Bill 340, limited lines travel insurance. Favorable as to the committee substitute, unfavorable as to the original bill and re-referred serially to Finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Committee Substitute Bill will be re-referred to the committee on Finance. The original bill, unfavorable calendar. Representative Moffitt is recognized to send forth a committee report. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Moffitt, Regulatory Reform Committee. The following bills assigned to the Regulatory Reform Subcommittee on Business and Labor. House Bill 153, established general government oversight committee. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Noted. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 662, irrigation ?? insulation ?? assemblies. Assigned to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee on Environmental. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Noted. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 200, require certain general re-appraisals. Assigned to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee on Local Government. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Noted. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 575, Morrisville zoning ordinances. Assigned to the Regulatory Reform Subcommittee on Local Government. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Noted. Representative Murray is recognized to send forth a committee report. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Murray, for the Commerce and Job Development Committee. House Bill 400, DCR generate revenue vendor services. Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Emergency Markets. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Noted. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 489, clarify electric load control process. Assigned to the Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Energy and Emerging Markets. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Noted. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 629, amend definition of special purpose project. The following bills are assigned to the Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Military and Agriculture. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Noted. [PAUSE] Ladies and gentlemen of the House, if you’d check out the calendar today, you’d see we have a number of bills to be read in. Some seven pages. The session will be adjourned subject to those being read and after we take up the calendar. [PAUSE] Ladies and gentlemen of the House, we have several school groups that are joining us in the gallery. The Chair will introduce all four of them and we hope you will give them a warm reception. We have a school group of teachers, students and parent chaperones from ?? Community College. They may be here on their own. Forsyth Academy. Monroeton Elementary School. And also a fourth grade class from Wilkesboro Elementary School. Students, please stand if you’re not already and let us welcome you. Members, please welcome the students. [APPLAUSE]

Representative Moore, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Motion pertaining to the calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, House Bill 370 which is on page 10. It's titled Shortened Review, period, State Property Sales. If that Bill be removed from Today's calendar referred to the committee on rules. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection so ordered. Ladies and gentleman of the House, that again is on page 10, House Bill 370, it's been re-referred to the committee on rules. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 488, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] We just ?? for House Bill 488, a bill entitled An Act to Remove the Provision of Regional Water and Sewer Services by Transferring Ownership and Operation of Certain Public Water and Sewer Systems that Do Not Function is ?? Regional Water or Sewer System to Metropolitan Water and Sewage District. General ?? in North Carolina Acts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Moffitt, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To explain the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to explain the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I thank Mister Speaker. Members of the House, the legislation before you provides for a framework for orderly consolidation of multiple public enterprises providing either water or sewer services. The process of that consolidation creates an additional subdivision of the state. That subdivision will be called Metropolitan Water and Sewage District under Article 5 of the general statutes. In regards to the systems that are eligible, on page 1, a minimum threshold of 120,000 water customers in a county that is also served by Metropolitan Sewage District and if you meet that qualification then a public sewer system interconnected to Metropolitan Sewage District. If you're wondering whether or not this would apply to you, if you do not meet with me in my office today, then it does not apply to you. At the bottom of page 1, the appointments to the board are going to be the same that are currently populating the board of the MSD until all the appointing authorities can determine who their appointments are going to be from an oversight capacity. On page 2 section 2, the definitions are set forth in regards to what the Metropolitan Water and Sewage District is going to look like from a statutory standpoint. Page 3 outlines the board and its authority. Page 4 discusses the general powers of the new subdivision. Its authority to issue bonds. Its authority to determine tax rate by the district board for the levy and collection and remittance of those taxes. It also discusses its authority to establish rates and the charges for those services. Continuing on page 5, it discusses the rights-of-ways and easements authority that this new subdivision will have. Additionally on page 5, we have an explanation of the authority of governing bodies of the political subdivisions. Page 6 discusses expansion of the system and the requirement that the new entity work with planning groups and cooperate with planning agencies on lines 34 and 35. On page 6, section C it states that the approval of any such plan of the districts shall be required from the governing body of the county or municipality prior to the start of construction and essentially that allows the elected officials to participate in land use planning in regards to the extension of water service or sewer services based on the desires of the Metropolitan Water and Sewage District. Additionally on page 6, the adoption and enforcement of ordinances is outlined. And lastly on page 7, since we're dealing with assets of the public, privatization is strictly prohibited. And that is in on page 7, line 12. Members, one are of our state will initially take advantage of this new subdivision...

00:00 legislative act however it is permissive moving forward it does not require legislative act to participate for those of you who are not familiar the metropolitan sewege district this is a set of statutes that were created in all of places bunkam county in the sixties that helped provide for the orderly consolidation of multiple sanitary districts and metropolitan sewage district statuary frame work has been used in a couple of other places throughout the state it's my hope that once we adopt the metropolitan water and sewage district statutes that it would be available for other places throughout the statutes to use if they so desire to do so thank you Mr speaker. representative Mcgrady please state your purpose. to debate the bill but I believe Mr speaker representative Ramsy would like to speak in front of me and I would refer to him. representative Ramsy please state your purpose. speak on the bill and I think there will be a amendment presented by.. gentleman's recognized to debate the bill. representative Stam but I want to debate the bill often time when we're in the general assembly things get cast in a partison view and it's one party versus another party any of you who served in local government realize that when the river makes the road issues are always partisome and they cross idealogical boundaries and the issue we're talking about today is not a partisome issue back home it may turn out to be a prtison issue down here that remains to be seen but back home I had the oppurtunity to serve 8 years as chairman of the buckingh county board of commissioners from 2000 to 2008 and I served with four other wonderful people who happen to be members of the other party and from 2005 to 2008 that board of commissioners unanomously agreed that the effect of what this bill will allow us to do at our community is to consolidate our water system sewer system and work over some regional problems that we faced over many years and I will not give you the full history of the water system and [??] bucking county there's a handout placed on your desk and you have the oppurtunity to read that and if you have any questions I will try to answer those but this is an effort to bring our community together I know the city has some concerns about this bill and are opposed to this bill at the end of the day this bill will have the effect and [??] for [??] county and [??] county are solving a lot of long term issues wanted to quote from August second of April 16-2003 from the citizen times and at that time is article states member of the water authority that [??] wrote to the chairman of water authority and for 25 years asked if bucking county had a water authority and in 2005 the city chose to terminate that water authority

...the members I served with on the Board of Commissioners--many of them--several of them--were City of Asheville residents--felt like this was the best solution for our community. So, I want to make it clear this is not a partisan matter. The recent history of this matter--in 2005, the City of Asheville and the city council terminated the water agreement they had with Buncombe County, and they had the legal right to do that. What happened was, this General Assembly enacted some legislation that affected our water system. The City of Asheville sued the State of North Carolina, the city and the county spent about a half a million dollars in legal fees in that litigation. And, the appellate courts in this state ruled unanimously that the General Assembly had that authority. So, that was at a time when the General Assembly was controlled by the other party. So, as I stated earlier, this is not a partisan matter. The city has expressed concerns about the financial impacts to the city budget by this legislation. And, there are ongoing discussions with the county, and others in our community, to address those impacts. That's what our 1981 water agreement that was between the city and county did. And, you know, I'm confident our community can come together to address that to treat those who live within the City of Asheville, and those who live outside the City of Asheville in a fair manner. I would also note that for the past approximately 20 years, we have had a regional sewer utility in our community that all the small towns, the City of Asheville, Buncombe County, have participated in, have had--it's been transparent--been financially accountable, and there's no one in our community that serves on these elected boards will publicly [sic] state that the regional sewer authority that we have has been in the best interest of our community. About 20 years ago, we had sewage overflows into our rivers, we had moratoriums on development because we had a very dilapidated structure, and over the last 20 years, our regional sewer authority has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to repair that. So, if this legislation is passed, this will allow for the orderly creation of a utility that where [sic] we can all work together. We can solve this long history of contention, and I commend the bill to this body. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative McGrady, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Effective lawyers, when faced with bad facts or bad law, re-frame the debate. And, that is really what has happened here, particularly from some of the opponents within the City of Asheville. To read your email or your--the resolutions passed by various municipalities around the state, you'd believe, probably, that the legislation is only about the City of Asheville. That, this legislation, when passed, every municipality in the state needs to fear that public utilities run by those local governments will be seized. And, finally, that the equities are with Asheville and that it has acted in good faith and is being treated unfairly. That's poppycock. And I rise to dispel those mis-impressions. First, this legislation isn't about Asheville; it's about the creation of a regional water and sewer authority. Just as the legislature created a municipal sewer authority for the greater Asheville region to address failing sewer systems that had turned the French Broad River into an open sewer; the legislature is creating a new entity known as a regional water and sewer authority to address some issues faced in the greater Asheville area that could be faced in other parts of the state. To read the papers, you might think that only Asheville and Buncombe County were interested in this legislation. But, there is another party: Henderson County, that I represent. Henderson County's sewer assets are being combined into the regional authority, too. Rather than going off and building its own sewer plant, so that it can be in control, Henderson County's sewer assets are combined with the sewer assets in Buncombe County along with the water system managed by the City of Asheville. The idea of having a combined regional water and sewer authority has been a dream for decades. In the mid-1990s, Henderson County gave up its water rights to the City of Asheville in exchange for 1) an agreement that Asheville would provide water to Henderson County upon demand and at the same prices as it provi--[end of data...]

…water to its residents. Two, for representation on the board of the then existing water authority. And three, an expectation that it would be able to join a regional sewer authority. In fact, Asheville transferred property it owned in Buncombe County to Henderson County for a new sewer plant. Well, unlike the authority formed with this legislation, the Water Authority back then was one created by contract and contracts can be broken or terminated. This contract was both broken and terminated. Henderson County had to threaten to sue to get water resources provided in the northern part of the county. It had to actually sue to get Asheville to transfer the property and honor its commitment to transfer the property that was expected to be the site of the new sewer. And then Asheville terminated the agreement after 10 years, leaving Henderson County with no voice in water and sewer issues in the region, but having lost its water rights. In fact, under the States Watershed Protection Rules development is restricted in Henderson County to provide water primarily for Asheville in Buncombe County. So this isn’t just about Asheville. Second, you need to understand that other municipalities need not be concerned about some sort of precedent being created. This isn’t about some precursor to forced mergers across the state. There are really unique facts here and I like – Representative Ramsey have been working on water and sewer in the area for over 20 years. The water system has generated two Court of Appeals decisions. And you ought to read the last one and it sets out the facts in great detail. The water system managed by the City of Asheville is not as sufficient and it leaks over 30% of its water. Now, there are some reasons for that being in the mountains and all, but still it’s the largest system in the state leaking anything like that amount of water. And finally, I tell you that Asheville has a history of using water as a weapon against its neighbors and that has precipitated several interventions by the legislature. Most recently about eight or nine years ago, the water system isn’t Asheville's water system. It came out by consolidation of a lot of other systems. Finally, I don’t believe – I hope you don’t believe, all you hear about the good things Asheville has done with the water system and with its neighbors. The equities are not with Asheville. In fact, the city has been a bad neighbor. Let’s look at the facts. Asheville has said that it is being treated unfairly that its assets are being seized without compensation. But just go back to recent history, two years ago, Representative Moffitt filed legislation to create a regional water and sewer authority, but the legislature chose to study the issue and a year later after hearings, a Legislative Committee recommended the creation of a regional water and sewer authority. Bowing to the request of the City of Asheville that committee didn’t recommend any specific legislation, rather it told the local governments to work things out. What did Asheville do? City leaders sought to reframe the issue by raising specter of privatization of the water system. It put a referendum of ballot focused on privatization and try to make a political issue of it, when the referendum passed even though it didn’t have any relevance to the issue at hand. It pursued a political strategy that failed when Representative Moffitt won reelection by a greater majority than before and another advocate of regional water and sewer Nathan Ramsey was also elected. Even then MSG which had been studying merging the systems, offered tens of millions of dollars to acquire Asheville's interest in the water system. Did Asheville respond or make a counter offer? No. Asheville's response was to try to make the…

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[SPEAKER CHANGES] A metropolitan tourist, it would not. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Representative Stam. Representative Hall, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Question for the amendment sponsor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Does the gentleman yield? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I do. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I think Representative Luebke’s question clarified part of it. I just wanted to go a little bit farther. I have a couple of towns I was going to ask about. But the intent of your amendments to make their pledge is to Ashville? Is that correct? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Well it applies, it does apply to Ashville, Bumpkin, Henderson, but then it would also be available all over the State to places where it applies but only if the governing bodies want it to apply. Notice they would not, it would not apply by operation of law. So example, since you’re from Wake County, we had at the table Representatives from [??], environment natural resources. We happen to have the Mayor of Apex, who had the same concern you did. Make sure it didn’t apply to Apex and Cary and Raleigh. And I’m convinced that it does not apply to anywhere in Wake county, or Durham County, or New Hanover County, or, who else, [??] County, there you go. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Hello Mr. Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Does the gentleman yield? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I do. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman yields. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Not to beat a dead horse but just to make clear, without further action at this point. Only applies to actual. Correct? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Correct. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Ross, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] That’s okay Mr. Speaker. Dwayne Hall asked my questions. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate on the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Fisher, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The lady is recognized to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. Speaker. I am concerned that this amendment is coming forward at this time and I think that it’s fairly obvious the reason why. It is because of the concerns raised in finance committee that this Bill would have a detrimental effect on towns and cities across the State of North Carolina. And so my question and I think that it’s something that we all need to think about as we vote on this amendment, is whether or not this amendment now turns the Bill back into a local Bill rather than a statewide Bill? And in that case are we, are we, are we miss applying the rules of the House in doing so. So I, I plan, actually plan to vote no on this amendment. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate on the amendment. If not, the question before the House is the passage of the amendment sent forth by Representative Stam for the House Committee Substitute of House Bill Four Eighty Eight. All those in favor vote aye. All opposed vote no. The clerk will open the vote. All members wishing to record please do so at this time. The clerk [??] machine will record the vote. One hundred and three voting in the affirmative, five in the negative. The amendment passes. We are now back on the Bill. Representative Fisher, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To debate the Bill Mr. Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The lady is the Bill as amended. [SPEAKER CHANGES] First of all, Mr. Speaker, with your permission, having thought that this Bill would come before the body yesterday, I had placed items on the desk of all the members. And in case there are members who no longer have those items, I have some additional copies and with your permission, if the members would raise their hands, I would be happy to, or if you can have those pages pass them out. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection. Lady may. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. Speaker. Ladies and gentlemen, first of all, let me just take a second or two to respond to some of the things you’ve heard so far this afternoon. One thing that I did want to, I did wonder about is, I did not have a meeting in Representative Moffitt’s office so I’m wondering now if the Bill applies to me, or Ashville? I’m, I’m hoping that because I was not asked to come have a meeting in Mr., Representative Moffitt’s office, that the Bill no longer applies to Ashville but we’ll, we’ll, we’ll wait and see how that goes. The next thing I would like to mention is that, in regard to representative McGrady’s comments about Henderson County, Hendersonville has three.

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My point in calling your attention to any of these questions on the sheet that I passed out to you is that the Sullivan Acts, first of all, allowed the city of Asheville to take 5% - up to 5%, to do the necessary repairs and improvements related to water service, but last week we took that ability away, and so my point in calling your attention to that is to say that this is a piece of legislation coming from people who live outside the city of Asheville and primarily based on distortion of facts. So the real impact of this bill is that with the way the board will be made up, the authority in this bill, the way the new board authority will be made up, it gives the power to raise taxes and to raise water rates to an appointed board, not an elected board, that is not accountable to the voters. The new board will have the authority to borrow money. Those debts would presumably be the responsibility of all the citizens who are on the water, who use the water, and the bill is inconsistent and confusing about whether the system will end up being privatized. We don’t know. That may be the real goal in all of this. We now have a stable system in Asheville that guarantees that citizens outside the city pay the same for water as those living in the city. We’ll be throwing all of that away and giving all the power to a nonelected, non-accountable board that will not properly represent the citizens. The city of Asheville already does things that are in cooperation with the metropolitan sewerage district. They work with shared billing and other functions, and you may be throwing all of that away. The city has made improvements over the past ten years and a lot of money has been spent to make those improvements. The proof of that is that two prominent west coast breweries, New Belgium and Sierra Nevada, both selected Asheville as their east coast sites, and as everyone knows, one of the most critical factors in selecting a brewery site is the availability of clean water. These two business decisions to locate in Asheville resulted in hundreds of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars in investment in the local and regional economy. We do not need to tear down this economic engine that is obviously working. This is not about Asheville, finally. This is not about Asheville. This is about the entire state. It may be Asheville’s water system today, but tomorrow it could be Greensboro’s or Winston-Salem’s… [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker? [SPEAKER CHANGES] …or Jacksonville’s. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative, the lady will yield. Representative Stevens, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I wanted to see if the lady would yield for a question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Fisher, does the lady yield? [SPEAKER CHANGES] When I’m through, Mr. Speaker. That is why over 60 cities have adopted resolutions opposing this bill. These cities include Concord, Conover, Kannapolis, Havelock, Jacksonville, Goldsboro, Lexington, Newton, Smithfield, Statesville, Greensboro and Winston-Salem. It is why there are concerns that bills like this may impair the ability of towns to borrow money in the future for infrastructure and other needs because there will be no guarantee that the city or the county will be able to keep an asset long enough to satisfy the debt. I’m not a lawyer, but this bill was hastily written. Poorly written, hastily drawn. It is extremely difficult, as was evidenced in Finance yesterday, for even the best lawyers, and we have some of the best lawyers in this chamber, to understand what it means in its full impact. I submit to you that this bill is really about all of our people. It’s not just about the city of Asheville. I know that there is a threat to all the

Cities in North Carolina that will see this same legislation coming to their towns. This is a bad bill. This is a bad bill. That represents the taking of an asset that has been responsibly improved and invested in in the amount of 70 million dollars. Since fiscal year 2005-2006 by the city of Asheville. More than two and a half times than in the previous six years when the systems were governed under a regional agreement. This is a bad bill. That in the long run will cost city tax payers while not providing any significant cost savings to water rate payers. I will be voting no if it isn't become obvious to you already. I will be voting no on this bill and ask that you join me. Keeping in mind the implications this bill has for the cities that you were elected to represent. Thank you Mr. Speaker, and thank you members. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Ladies and gentlemen, without objection, rule 12D is suspended. On a de facto basis for Representative Brandon. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Stevens, , please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To ask the lady a question [SPEAKER CHANGES] Does the lady yield? Representative Fisher? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I yield [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Fisher? How many times has the city of Asheville been involved in a lawsuit involving this water system that's gone up to the supreme court? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I don't know. You may want to answer that question yourself. I'm assuming that you'll want ot answer that yourself. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate If not, the question before the house is the passage of the House Committee Substitute of the House Bill 488 as amended on its second reading. All in favor vote aye, all opposed vote no. The clerk will open the vote. The clerk will lock machine, record the vote. 68 having voted in the affirmative, and 42 in the negative the House Committee Substitute for House Bill 488 as amended has passed its second reading. The bill will be engrossed and will remain on the calendar. House Bill 392 the clerk will read. A Bill to be entitled An Act of Buying a County Social Services to Verify Whether an Applicant or Recipient of Temporary Assistance to Needy Family County benefits food or nutrition services fns benefits is a fleeing felon or probation or parole violator, to direct interagency cooperation and information sharing in order to verify the ineligibility status of an applicant or recipient and to deny towny FNS benefits to an applicant or recipient who is a fleeing felon or probation or parole violator. General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Arp, , please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Speak on the bill, Mr. Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the bill [SPEAKER CHANGES] I want to thank my colleagues and everything for a good robust debate the other day. I'd like to make sure we're clear on what this bill does. We're not talking about parking tickets that are unpaid. We're preventing fugitive felons from getting financial aid. We're not talking about people who have served their time. We're talking about parole and probation violators that are absconders from justice. The simple truth is that federal law does not allow financial aid to go to a fugitive felons and parole and probation violators. We have to make a commitment to hard working families who are willing to spend their tax dollars to help people in need, that that aid must first go to law abiding citizens. Our system of aid and people in need must be effective, efficient and accountable. This is a common sense bill to make sure our aid goes to law abiding citizens first, and all state agencies work together to keep us safe. We had a strong vote 96 to 22 on our second reading. I've worked to solve your concerns. And now I ask you to work with me and vote for law abiding hard working families and people in need struggling to make it. Not fleeing criminals seeking to take away money from the people who truly need it. Thanks and I ask for your support. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Leubke, please state your

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and before we begin debate on this bill the chair is happy to extend a courtesy to the gallery to another group of students, I think from Rosen Elementary. We welcomed some earlier, we think we have some more in the chamber today. Please stand and let us welcome you. Representative Daughtry, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGE] To speak on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGE] The gentleman is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Members, we had a very vigorous debate on this bill two days ago and I hope that we don't see the need to rehash all of that because it is Thursday. I think Representtive Stam has an amendment that he would like to offer that both Senator Goulsby and myself have reviewed and have no objection to. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Representative Stam, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGE] To offer an amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGE] The gentleman is recognized to send forth an amendment. The Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Representative Stam moves to amend the bill on page one, lines 5-9 by deleting those lines and substituting the following language. [SPEAKER CHANGE] The gentleman is recognized to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Mr. Speaker, members of the House, there was a former leader of this body who told me it was unethical to amend a bill you were going to vote against and I disagree with that. I think since the bill passed second reading I had some obligation to try and tweak it a little bit and so I presented this amendment to Representative Daughtry and Senator Goulsby. What it does, and Mr. Speaker, I have identified one problem with dashboard, and that is you have to lift your computer to read your amendment. There are two parallel sentences that are changed. The way the existing bill reads an employer couldn't ask anything because the employer doesn't know whether something has been expunged but under this amendment an employer who requests the information has to first advise the applicant that the state law allows the applicant to not refer to any arrest, charge or conviction that has been expunged. I think that was the intent of the bill to start with and this just makes it say that. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Further discussion or further debate on the amendment? If not, the question before the House is the passage of the amendment sent forth by Representative Stam for the House Committee substitute of Senate Bill 91. All in favor will vote aye, all opposed will vote no. The Clerk will open the vote. The clerk will let the machine record the vote. 105 having voted in the affirmative, 4 in the negative, the amendment passes. Ladies and Gentleman, that amendment changed the title of the bill therefore we cannot take third reading so with your indulgence we'd like to just move on to the calendar rather than entertain debate until next week. House Bill 156, the Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Committee substitute for House Bill 156 bill entitled An Act to Provide for Honesty in Advertising and Marketing for the North Carolina State Lottery. General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Representative Stam, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGE] To debate the bill but may I first offer the very minor technical amendment or minor amendment? [SPEAKER CHANGE] The gentleman is recognized to send forth an amendment. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Representative Stam moves to amend the bill on page 2, lines 1-5 by rewriting those lines to read [SPEAKER CHANGE] The gentleman is recognized to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Since it is only one sentence and you may not have pulled it up, it will say each state department or agency receiving lottery funds shall use its established communications channel to inform the public about amounts received and activities supported by lottery proceeds. This is a way to do it without costing a lot of money. I think it would cost the Lottery Commission a lot of money the way it was in the underlying bill so I offer this amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Further discussion, further debate on the amendment? If not, the question before the House is the passage of the amendment sent forth by Representative Stam for the House Committee substitute of House Bill 156. All those in favor vote aye, all opposed vote no. The Clerk will open the vote.

Clerk will allow the machine to record the vote. 109 having voted affirmative, one in the negative, the amendment passes. We are back on the bill. Representative Stan, Please state your purpose.[SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. Speaker. To debate the bill.[SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the bill as amended.[SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. Yesterday I passed out a four page hand out, and since you all read it out last night, I don't have to read it all to you today I do recall about 2006 to whenever it was seating in seat 117 I was saying objection, objection. A very loud objection, objection as Speaker Black was without objection the bill would be read a third time and no debate anyway, that's how the lottery passed here. I have a paper you can read 8 little rules that the house broke to pass the lottery, but nevertheless we have it. this bill does not repeal the lottery, it just makes it a little bit more honest. here is what it does, advertising that states a total of payment is to be payed over a period of time must also state the present value of the prize. If you've ever gone down the highway and seen that billboard that says 606 million dollars power-ball estimated annuity. Well the value of that prize is about 400 million. I think betters who are gonna put their dollar down should have a proximate idea of what the value of that prize is. Lottery's because they are operated by the state are not subject to the Federal Trade Commission. If our lottery for advertising, If our lottery was subject to the Federal Trade Commission rules on advertising, it would be shut down, ended and probably the people indicted for doing it, because it's systematic misrepresentation to the people. Secondly, and I've given you an example of some of the ads here. You can 200,000 dollars, a little later in the ad one chance in eight you'll win. I can put a dollar down and I have one chance in eight at winning 200,000 thousand dollars. That sounds like a good bet to me, but they don;t tell you in that ad that your chance of winning that prize is maybe another ticket or five dollars or something like that. They are mixing the ad, the probabilities with the wrong prize. All in an effect to deceive the betters. So what the main purpose of this bill is to make sure people have accurate information before they place there bets. It also says that we are not gonna advertise at high school or college events. now there's been some question raised about that. That does save the state about half a million dollars a year and all the net proceeds go to education. So that actually will be pro-education, but you may have heard from some colleges you are taking money from our sports athletic scholarships. Well i have researched that and found out that if the money goes that way, that approximately and I have a memo here from fiscal research to that effect about 40-70% of those sponsorship funds are received by the athletics department after marketing firm fees are deducted in other words they don't get 100% on the dollar they get about half on the dollar whereas the bill as is education will get a 100% on the dollar. We don't want advertisements to be referred to the role of accountants and auditors, we do want accountants and auditors involved to keep it on the up and up and I'm sure that the lottery commission accounts for every dollar to the penny. That's not the problem. We want them involved, we wanna make sure that the process of picking the prize done accurately, but we don't want to give potential betters the idea that just because an accountant is there that the whole operation is actually on the up and up, because the operation as a whole is scam, and we know that. We don't wanna encourage people to do it, but by giving them false advertising. So a couple other things I would like to say, I have several..in this handout. I have several academic statements from people very well.. very knowledgeable on mathematics and probabilities who..

Speaker: Let me explain for the 57 of you who were sponsors of this Bill, we prepared a booklet about 50 pages of these things that you could take home and read and it's true, this, we want to get the advertisements accurate. There's also a provision that ask the University of North Carolina to prepare a curriculum available to public schools that want to use it; it's not a mandate to put on their website explaining probabilities and odds. They might want to do that in a math class, or in a consumer education class, just so people know what they are getting into. Before the Lottery we had a Lottery, it was called the Numbers Racket, run by the mafia, or whatever our local equivalent of that is. But the differences are this, the mafia they'll give you credit, they only take about 10% off the top, and they don't turn you into the IRS. You actually have better odds with the mafia then with the North Carolina Lottery. Well people need to know what their odds are, and I encourage you to vote for this Bill, you can feel good that you straightened up a dishonest institution, and at least made it honest. Thank you. Speaker Changes: The Chair often times anticipates a lesson in the Magna Carta, but never on the mafia from Representative Stam. Representative Glazier, please state your purpose. Speaker Changes: To debate the Bill Mr. Speaker. Speaker Changes: The gentleman is recognized to debate the Bill. Speaker Changes: Thank you very much Mr. Speaker, and I think that Representative Stam's comments highlight what I was going to start off saying, and that is people sign Bills for different reasons, and in my language, and in my profession I'm signing on as a concurring judge. I agree in the result, but not quite in the rationale, I think. I think that Representative Stam has accurately though portrayed the fact that, and here's I guess where I disagree a little bit, I think that the Commission has done an incredibly good job, in fact, a better job than any of us would have ever expected at doing what we asked them to do. The problems Representative Stam highlights, and where I do agree with him are that they're doing the things the way the Statute asks them to do it, and I agree with him that's not the right way. That in fact we need to be in making the corrections this Bill does, to create advertising that gives the full picture, and that provides the public with a full understanding. And for that reason I'm very much supportive of the Bill, and what Representative Stam has, but I want to direct my comments a minute, and I know we're on Thursday, and I'll be brief. But I think it's an important issue, and I think for me very important, because I was one of those people that voted to create this Lottery and, and had been a big believer in it. And I am still a believer in the people who are doing it, what I have real concerns about is my vote to have ever created it in the first place. And so while this is not a Repeal Bill, and that is not before us, when this Lottery was created the argument that came against it that I rejected, and a number of my colleagues was that this would not be us planning of funds. It really was meant to supplement educational funds, and that it would not hurt bond issues that come, it would not hurt the political will of the General Assembly to fund education, outside of the Lottery. I have turned out to be wrong I think on all of those counts. I think whether under Democratic Administration or Republican Administration we have fallen prey to some degree to using the Lottery to now supplant, and to use the Lottery, in a way that helps fund the education system while we abrogate our responsibility to really do it the right way. And because I also believe it has hurt back home, and I think half the population still doesn't believe that all of education is resource problems can be solved by the Lottery, we've created difficulties for County Commissioners, and created difficulties for ourself when we actually want to give the public the facts about resource needs for education. And so I am, I go back, and I wonder if it may have been the worse vote I passed as a member of the General Assembly. But it is here, and I only hope that this Bill provides an extended time over the next few years of discussion of better ways to improve it if we're keeping the Lottery, better ways to get the information out to the public of what it does, and doesn't do, what it can and can't do. And for us to really look at...

The fact that again we have maybe aggregated some of our function here about how we fund the public schools by relying on lottery funds to do that and rely on a form of gambling, and to rely on our population wanting to increase their ability to gamble as a way to fund the schools strikes me as simply spiritually and immorally a bad position, and so because of that I have signed on to Representative Stam's bill and fundamentally agree, even though he and I might have to talk a little bit about the cosa nostra and the mafia. Thank you Mister Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Larry Bell please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman's recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mister Speaker and Members of the House. I very seldom get up to speak, but just like representative Glazier said, one of the most difficult votes I've taken in this chamber was to vote for the lottery. i voted for it, and I did not vote out of ignorance thinking it was not gambling. i knew what it was and that's why i was reluctant to vote for it. But I thought at that time, and it has, brought in a lot of revenue for education, which I supported wholeheartedly. But then you some of you have heard me say before that my dad always had that little quotation that says 'Once a task you have begun never leave it 'til it's done; Be the labor great or small, do it well or not all.' And so that's the way I am about the lottery since we have it. If you're gonna have it, you need to advertise it because that's part of it. And if you're going to do away with it then that's another vote for another day. And that's what we should be thinking about, either doing away with it or if you're going to have it then we need to do it all the way and get all the revenue that we can from it. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative John Bell please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To debate the bill. I think this is the first time in the chamber that the Bell brothers have spoke back-to-back so thank you for that. If I would have been in the chamber when the lottery was passed my vote would've been against the lottery. One of my biggest pet peeves of the lottery is I hate going into the gas station and having to stand in line when somebody's scratching off tickets and picking numbers and it takes 15 minutes. But at the end of the day we have the lottery, and we have a good lottery, matter of fact it's one of the best in the entire country. And my fear is that if we continue to do bills like this we're going to limit the ability of the lottery. I don't know where we can find the funds to replace what the lottery's putting in to our system today. so if we vote for bills like this and bills that i know are coming in the future, we're going to limit the success of it, and i don't want to see a successful lottery get jabbed to the point where it becomes ineffective, because it if becomes ineffective then we might as well do like Representative Bell said and which is file a bill to get rid of the lottery altogether. So I would encourage you to vote against this bill. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Jones please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you mister speaker and I'll try to be brief. I just wanted to take this opportunity, really the purpose that I'm rising is just to show my respect and appreciation for my friend from Cumberland, Representative Glazier, just for his comments and what he just said. You know, it takes a big person to stand up and say sometimes 'You know, i made a mistake. I did something that i wish i'd done differently' I know I've made plenty of mistakes in my life. I was a county commissioner when the lottery passed and I made many of the arguments that he mentioned that he now states that he believes are true. and i don't stand at all to say "I told you so," that's not it at all. But I mainly just wanted to say how much I respect my friend and his comments and i do ask for your vote for this bill, I think this is a good bill, I think we need to be honest if we're going to do the lottery and we are, we've voted to do it, I think what Representative Stam said is exactly right, we should be straightforward, we should be honest with our citizens and this bill seeks to do that and for that reason I commend the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Pittman please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, sir. I'm gonna support this bill, even though I'm a little disappointed that it's not going to repeal the lottery. I think it's a step in the right direction; I'd like to see us cut out all t.v. and radio advertising. You can't go anywhere in this state to get gas and not notice the lottery, everybody knows about it already and i think it's just a lot of money being wasted on it and all this

That may be good for education. I certainly would not have voted to support the lottery and, because I understand gambling to be in my estimation at least, you may not agree with me, I understand it to be a sinful thing because it’s a rejection of godly principles, of stewardship, and it’s a mutual attempt to steal from each other. And so I would object to that anytime. But at least by trying to get a little more honesty in advertising, I think Representative Stam is hitting in the right direction so I urge you to support this bill. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate. Representative Collins, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak very briefly on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to support the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I support this bill as well and kind of for a different reason than people have said although I agree with most of what’s been said today by Representatives Stam, Glazier and others. To me, this is kind of a transparency bill. I tend to be in favor of transparency no matter what we’re talking about. I get in trouble with a lot of people a lot of times when I put in bills they don’t like. But I’m for transparency across the board and this is just, just like I have to in my profession, tell people what their risks are when they’re getting ready to put their money on something, I think we need to let people know what their risks are when they put their money in the lottery. So I’m supporting this bill and appreciate it being introduced. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate. Representative Stone, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To see if the gentleman would answer a question, yes. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Collins, does the gentleman yield? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I would. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman yields. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Would I have a 1 in 8 chances of winning with you? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Can I answer that question? Most of the things I do have a much greater chance of winning than 1 in 8. If it’s only 1 in 8, I think I would have been probably fired a long time ago. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate. If not, the question before the House is the passage of the House Committee Substitute to House Bill 156 as amended on its second reading. All in favor vote aye. All opposed vote no. The clerk will open the vote. [PAUSE] Clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. 99 having voted in the affirmative, 12 in the negative, the House Committee Substitute to House Bill 156 as amended has passed its second reading and without objection, will be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate. If not, the question before the House is the passage of the House Committee Substitute to House Bill 156 as amended on its third reading. All in favor say aye. All opposed say no. The ayes have it. The House Committee Substitute for House Bill 156 as amended has passed its third reading. It will be engrossed and sent to the Senate. House Bill 240. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Committee Substitute for House Bill 240, a bill to be entitled an act to expand the choices for health insurance in North Carolina by exempting health insurance companies. General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Dockham, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To explain the bill, Mr. Speaker, to speak on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I apologize for the clerk not reading the full title of the bill. I was going to say you can’t tell a book by its cover but you can tell a bill by its title. That may not apply but this is an agency bill that was brought to us from the North Carolina Department of Insurance. The bill is lengthy and tactical in nature, but it has 22 different sections to it and each one was vetted very well in the Insurance Committee. I’ll be glad to go over each one of them if anyone has any questions but Mr. Speaker I recommend the bill to the body and I believe Representative Ramsey has an amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Ramsey, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To send forth an amendment, Mr. Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to send forth an amendment. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Ramsey moves to amend the bill on page 1, line 22 by rewriting the line to read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, to a technical bill, this is a technical amendment. I shared this with Chairman Dockham and the Department of Insurance. This would just provide in the case of a property insurance dispute, under current law a party can go to the Superior Court Judge that’s the resident judge in that particular county and that judge would report an umpire to try an avoid litigation and for the parties to settle the matter. This just allows that both parties would have the notice and opportunity to be heard and if a party wanted to have a hearing just on the specific matter of selection of an umpire, they could choose that so there wouldn’t be, it wouldn’t be based on a unilateral basis. So that’s the amendment and I would ask for your support on the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Dockham, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker, I agree wholeheartedly with Representative Ramsey. It’s a good amendment and I hope to

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voted aye. The lady will be recorded as voting aye. Further discussion, further debate. If not, the question before the House is the passage of House Committee substitute to House Bill 386, as amended on its 3rd reading. All in favor say aye, all opposed say no. The ayes have it. The House Committee substitute to House Bill 386, as amended has passed its 3rd reading, and will be engrossed and sent to the Senate. House Bill 439, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES]House Committee substitute to House Bill 439, a bill to entitle and act to create an infrastructure property tax deferral program. General Assembly of North Carolina in acts. [SPEAKER CHANGES]Representative Howard, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES]To debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES]The lady is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES]Thank you Mr. Speaker, and members of the House. This is truly a bi-partisan jobs bill, and it's a bill that will promote a healthier economy for North Carolina. It lead to a, I could tell you the reasons why we need this bill, but in a nutshell, it's very simple. When industry in coming into North Carolina, and they want to perhaps locate here, they have 90 day, sometimes up to 120 day window, that they want to be under roof with their facility. So as they start looking at property across the state of North Carolina, they particularly look at property that has already been zoned properly, hopefully has a lot of the infrastructure in place. And in talking to our economic developers across the state, this is Number 2, on one of the reasons North Carolina is quickly eliminated from being one of the states that's selected for a sight selection. So, this is a fairly simple bill, simply addresses the property tax. I have worked with the county governments, and also the city governments, and everybody's on board with this bill. I don't know of anybody that objects, but it allows the property tax for the qualifying properties to be deferred on the amount of the property value in excess of its present use value. The property would continue to be valued as agricultural land in the present use value system. And the difference between the true value, and the present use value, would represent a lien on the property and this lien would be deferred until the building permit is issued and the property is rezoned, or have another reason why it would be disqualified from being in the program. Basically, what this will do is allow all 100 counties in this state to have the opportunity to do shovel-ready projects, and be competitive with our neighboring states when there is job site selection being done by major corporations. I would ask for your support, and I'll stand to answer any questions. [SPEAKER CHANGES]Further discussion, further debate. If not, the question before the House is the passage of House Committee substitute to House Bill 439 on its 2nd reading. All in favor vote aye, all opposed vote no, the clerk will open the vote. The clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. 109 having voted in the affirmative, and 1 in the negative. The House Committee substitute to House Bill 439 has passed its 2nd reading and without objection will be read a 3rd time. General Assembly of North Carolina in acts. Further discussion, further debate. If not, the question before the House is the passage of House Committee substitute to House Bill 439 on its 3rd reading. All in favor say aye, all opposed say no. The ayes have it. The House Committee substitute to House Bill 439 has passed its 3rd reading and will be sent to the Senate. House Bill 467, the clerk will read. Committee substitute to House Bill 467, a bill to entitle and act to require health care facilities that perform mammography examinations to communicate mammographic breast density information to patients, and to make corrections to the statute involving the cancer registry. General Assembly of North Carolina in acts. [SPEAKER CHANGES]Representative Faircloth, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES]To debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES]The gentleman is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES]Thank you Mr. Speaker. It's ironic that I stand here today to debate this bill, when I made a phone call to my dear beloved last night, and got the good report that she had here 8th year mammography, and everything was great. So, I stand here well prepared

[Speaker Changes] Talk about this. This came to us through the city of Greensboro and was brought by some ladies who were very concerned by the mammography reporting being done for ladies when they go tot have their annual examinations. I'm certainly not an expert in this field, but being the spouse of a survivor, I jumped on the opportunity to be a part of this. The Ladies that brought it, one of them is actually a medical doctor herself, and they both are survivors, it is backed up by our entire delegation and by the city of Greensboro. So I would ask that you would consider this bill, there is no opposition that I know of. Dr. Fulgin will be glad to explain a little more technicalities about it. [Speaker Changes] Representative Adams, please state your purpose. [Speaker Changes] To speak on the bill. [Speaker Changes] The lady is recognized to debate the bill. [Speaker Changes] Thank you Mr. Speaker, as Representative Faircloth said, this bill is supported by an entire delegation, it did come to us through the city of Greensboro. And really when you think about it, knowledge is power, power is what makes the difference in lives and communities. And what we wanna do, what this bill will do, is to provide the information and the knowledge to women who have the mammogram, they will get additional information that they can use to have additional tests if they feel that is necessary. But It will let them know about the breast density level, and that is information that currently is not provided, and when they don't get that often times there are additional issues related to their breasts, and if they don't have this information then other things kind of come come up, so we want to make this information available to women so that they can make informed decisions and hopefully we can live very long and productive lives. We will ask your support for the bill. [Speaker Changes] Representative ??, please state your purpose. [Speaker Changes] To debate the bill. [Speaker Changes] The gentleman is recognized to debate the bill. [Speaker Changes] Thank you Mr. Speaker, I've found in the treatment of patients that respect for someone's intelligence can get you a long ways in regard to their corporation. And also the respect of the fact that people have choices to make. Density involved in mammography clouds the issue when you're on the last two grades of the density problem. When you're at one and two grades and are fairly straightforward where you can the tissue that you need to see to make the diagnoses with about 85-90% accuracy. Higher two density levels make it difficult, you have about a 50% accuracy rating, therefore cause in most cases for other diagnostic things to be done, like other MRI scans or ultrasounds. Anyways, this is again, as Representative Adams said, knowledge is power. But it is also respect for the women's choice and also the fact that she needs to have this information to give to the next encounter that she may go to to get this mammography done. Radiologists in this state and the nation are behind this concept and support this bill as I do, thank you [Speaker Changes] Further discussion, further debate? If not the question before the House is the passage of the House Committee Substitue to House Bill 467 on its second reading. All in favor vote aye, all opposed vote no, the clerk will open the vote. All members wishing to record, please do so at this time. Representative Shepard, Representative Raleigh. Clerk will opt machine record the vote. 112 having voted in the affirmative, none in the negative. The House Committee Substitute to House Bill 467 has passed its second reading, and without objection will be read a third time. [Speaker Changes] General Assembly of North Carolina Enact. [Speaker Changes] Further discussion, further debate? If not the question before the House is the passage of the House Committee Substitute to House Bill 467 on its third reading. All in favor say aye. All opposed say no. The ayes have it. The House Committee Substitute to House Bill 467 has passed its third reading and will be sent to the Senate. Representative Moore, please state your purpose. [Speaker Changes] A motion pertaining to a filing deadline. [Speaker Changes] The gentleman is recognized for a motion. [Speaker Changes] Mr. Speaker, members, the filing deadline fo bills is today at 3, given that we're still here and presumably will be here for just a little bit longer, would move that the filing deadline be extended to 5PM. [Speaker Changes] Without objection, so ordered. Representative Pittman, please state your purpose. [Speaker Changes] Inquiring. [Speaker Changes] The gentleman may state his inquiry. [Speaker Changes] I would just like to ask whether that would have any effect on co-sponsoring?

?? [SPEAKER CHANGES] The thought for filing purposes after the bills are read in, the gentlemen will have 24 hours after that to cosponsor. So these bills will be read in on say Monday and then you’ll have until Tuesday at 5 p.m. to cosponsor the bills. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I’m wondering about the ones that have already been filed did the. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Those deadlines apply based on the day that they were read in. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Okay. Thank you. Senate Bill 117, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Committee substitute for Senate Bill 117 a bill be prior to that codify the common law that is murder where a child who is born alive dies as a result of injuries inflicted prior to the child’s birth and to provide that the act shall be entitled, “Lily’s Law,” General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Ross, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker, to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Members this bill comes to us from the Senate, this is Senate Bill 117. It’s titled, Lily’s Law. It’s named after Lily Grace Broom who was an infant in Alamance County which is the district that I represent. Basically what this bill does is it will codify the common law that holds it to be murder of a child is born alive and then dies due to the in utero injuries inflicted prior to the child being born alive. The bill specifies that it constitutes murder where child is born alive but dies as a result of injuries inflicted prior to the child being born alive. The degree of murder, first and second degree will be determined in accordance to applicable law. Now a little bit of history on Lily Grace Brown. Went back to 2001, this comes from a case out of Alamance County. Robert Broom, Dana Broom were married in 2001. In 2003, they had their first child. In May of 2008, Dana Broom informed her husband that she was pregnant with a second child. He became very agitated, as it turned out, he was having an extra-marital affair. He was actually considering leaving her at the time. So for some time they continued to try to work this out. The mother obviously did not wanna go the route that the husband was suggesting. And so this went on until the mother was at 28 weeks pregnant, almost full term. At 3:30 p.m. in the afternoon, Mr. Broom came in, told his wife that he wanted to talk. She thought that things were going well. That they were actually going to work something out. He told her that he was going to leave, he needed to leave the room for a minute. Left the room, came back in and started to approach her. She thought he was actually coming to give her a hug. He shot her in the abdomen with a .45 caliber handgun. After that. he let her lay there for 12 hours with no help and she continued to plead with him to call 911. Finally after 12 hours, and her telling him that she would say that it was an accident, he finally did call 911. As a result of the injuries, Lily Grace Broom was born by cesarean early, developed complications from the injury, lived for a number of days. The doctors actually thought at first she was going to be okay. But after about four days, the complications got worst and they had to put her on life support. Ultimately the decision was made that there was nothing that really could be done. The injuries were too extensive and then she was taken off of life support and died shortly thereafter. So as I said this is a bill that just simply codifies the common law. Mr. Broom was convicted of first degree murder under common law. And the case went on from there. So this is a sad tragedy and this something I think that this bill will address. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate. If not. The question before the House is the passage of the House Committee substitute to Senate Bill 117 on its second reading. All in favor vote aye, all opposed vote no. The clerk will open the vote.

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…the North Carolina Community College serves over 850,000 students annually, whereas the North Carolina Community College system is recognized nationally, internationally through the decades as a leader in workforce development. Whereas the 58 community colleges in North Carolina have responded to the call for employee preparedness, the thousands of North Carolina businesses and industries, and whereas millions of North Carolinians have faith in their first steps toward technical and higher education certificates, diplomas and degrees at these colleges through the years, whereas generations of North Carolina families that received education and training that has improved their quality of life and whereas the community colleges have been supported in their work through the dedication of faculty, staff, trustees, county commissioners and state leaders, and whereas community colleges have responded to the needs of their communities through service, support, leadership and educational efforts and whereas leaders at the local, state and national levels continue to recognize community colleges as offering pathways to successful careers and educational attainment. Whereas the system serves one in eight North Carolinian adults annually and continues to work toward improving student success at all levels through new accountability standards and a focus on data driven policies, decisions, and performance funding. Whereas May 17th, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the North Carolina Community College system, now therefore be it resolved by the House of Representatives: Section 1- the House of Representatives honors the leadership and foresight of those North Carolinians who created and established the community colleges and joins North Carolina's 58 community colleges and the community college system in observing the 50th anniversary of the North Carolina Community College System Section 2- The House of Representatives expresses appreciation for the systems contribution to the workforce development of millions of North Carolinians. Section 3- The principle clerk shall transmit a copy of this resolution to the president of the North Carolina Community College System. Section 4- This resolution is effective upon adoption. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Blackwell, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Speak on the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentlemen has recognized to debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. It's a distinct privilege to ask the members of this House to join with me in adopting this resolution to acknowledge a true almost undisputed, I would think, asset of our education system in the state of North Carolina. One of the pleasures I had was serving for eight years on the board of trustees at the community college at home. I previously served as a member of the school board school board for eight years. It's a different experience. There's contentiousness from time to time, both with the county commissioners and the school board and other people, but on the community college board I found it's a case of mutual respect- that's not to be derogatory at all toward K-12, I just think it's a real feather in the cap of the community college system across the state that as I've learned more and more, after coming to the legislature a little over four years ago, it seems to be true of most of your community college as well in serving on the board at home, you can't help but becoming more and more aware of the critical ?? that the community college system plays in aiding efforts toward economic development. I couldn't possibly remember the frequency with which articles are in the local newspaper anytime there's an announcement about a business expansion, the community college system is at the heart of what is made or will help to make that possible with job force re-training. It's a highly respected part of our community, as I know it is yours. As politicians we all get out and move around in the community, and maybe attend an occasional church breakfast, or a fundraiser, or go to the ?? club ham suppers. One of the things that I've also discovered as I go around Burke County, and I suspect it's true for your counties, is that among the young adults and people who are still in their late teens or early twenties, if I'm engaged in a conversation and I say

him along the lines were coming what you're doing these guys, I would say the most frequent response I get sings today yanking tag. how many times I hear him over the community college and they are working on a law enforcement degrees they working on nursing degrees. they're working on doing associate 's degree so they can transfer to our university system or to another college coming to the legislature, as I say, I had the opportunity over the last four years. and again this year to work with a number of you as we talk about the funding needs of our education system and that process is made me aware not just of the success of the community college in my community, but a similar respect that seems to exist across the state on the part of all of you for the fifty eight community colleges that serve the state and this resolution honors those who got the ball rolling. I think it also honors those who continue to keep the ball rolling. the trustees. the administrators. the faculty. all of the staff. this is a true asset of the state of North Carolina and I'm pleased to recommend this resolution to the members of this body [SPEAKER CHANGES] reprehensive Tollson take your purpose [SPEAKER CHANGES] genitals and police major purpose resolution. it is recognized great resolution I can mistake the members of the body. I had a good fortune of spending about twenty seven half years of one of our community colleges, and it was indeed a jolt will career because we had so many opportunities to change people 's lives, and thinkers looked hello those years with the income community college. I have really been pleased to see the results of the training that we've now that has been done by the system not on edge come across the state. what really does impress me know as I travel from college to college and I have had the pleasure of visiting many campuses is here and the stories that that the young people talk about what the community colleges is meant for them. one that really stuck with me as a young lady and I have forgot the college that she was offended, but it was one in the photo Western part of the state. she went to that cat has four times stopped not get out of her car and go in. she left on the fourth trip to that college. she finally got the courage to go out, go in and talk with someone and as a result of talking with that what someone she ended up going to school there get her degree and I believe she is now on the staff of that college as an instructor. those are the kind of stories that you can hear all across the state. as you travel from community college to community college and the rule is that there is one within thirty minutes of every citizen in the state. the we think North Carolina's and the leadership that without the need to college system could really be proud of what they did by making the decision to establish the many, many of our citizens have an opportunity to get a college education have bothered by being able to go to a community college and today we're just simply providing more opportunities because of the young early colleges and all the progress of the been added. I know my college that I worked as we were very strong and in healthcare I am thinking about the number of people that we put into the workforce and are seen are respiratory care, or an x-ray technician at all the other healthcare programs. they've added the synthesized as I left the collagen was working there until I got to become John, fellow colleagues here in this body and now it has been a real life for me to be a part of time to make sure that the system got his fair shake in the budgeting process. we have a great asset in this estate with the system and I hope that we continue to support and do the things necessary to provide the education front, people that maybe don't want to go to a four-year university or maybe get the two years of home and then go to that for yourself. I commend this resolution to [SPEAKER CHANGES] wait them out. how secure is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to a group of elementary school students. the teachers and

...Bee Log Elementary in Burnsville. Please stand to let us welcome you. Representative Avila, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The lady is recognized to debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mister Speaker. Members, since coming to the General Assembly, I have had a special place in my heart for community colleges. I was a student and an instructor at one time at Forsyth Technical in Winston-Salem and I have taken enough hours at Wake Tech to have the equivalent of a PhD, which they haven't awarded me yet. But, I just wanted to ask each of you, I know that if you have a community college in your area, you're probably interacting with it already, but always keep in mind when you're meeting students, parents, business people, to keep the community colleges first and foremost in your mind because they serve a wonderful purpose. For some, they are that road onto a career, as Representative Tolson enumerated. For others, they can be a bridge between high school and college. But they are a jewel, I believe as Representative Blackwell referenced them, and is something that North Carolina can be extremely proud of. We just need to make sure that we place them in the right priority for our citizens in this state. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Davis, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Speak on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mister Speaker. Fellow members of the House, before I came to Raleigh I had the opportunity to serve on the Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees for fifteen years. I totally concur with the comments that have been made concerning this resolution, and I ask your support in voting in favor of the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Starnes, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Speak on the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mister Speaker. Ladies and gentlemen of the House, it'd be hard to imagine what North Carolina would look like if we didn't have the community college system. When I read the resolution and saw that it was started in 1963, I was in the first grade. And it took a lot of vision for the people to see what the community college system could become, but I don't even think they had an idea of what it would have turned out to be and I know that they would be proud, but it's gone far and beyond what they ever envisioned. I think it has exceeded everybody's expectations. And I can only tell you in Caldwell County what Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute means to us because we've been one of the counties who have been hardest hit with unemployment because of the loss of furniture and hosiery manufacturing. And they've been a lifesaver in helping to retrain people and give them an opportunity to be able to make a living for themselves. Not only are they retraining unemployed people, they've been one of the most vital tools that we have in economic development because our community college is able to partner with new and existing businesses who want to grow or come into Caldwell County, and they can train the workers and they can provide what it is that they need. So it has been a great economic recruitment thing. And then in addition, you forget they make going to college affordable. They make it easy. Everybody who graduates from high school, or maybe not everybody, but the majority of students who graduate from high school, if they have the dream of going to college, they can't always afford a four year college degree. But you can go to the community college and they make it affordable. And then of course, they do a good job in helping our high school students. You know, it's amazing that 60 percent of the students that go through the community college have to go through remediation. They're actually teaching our students to read and write and do basic math. I have said in the past to my community college President that maybe we just need to turn the high schools over to the community college. I think they'd do a good job at it. But Mister Speaker, I commend the resolution to you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Jones, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mister Speaker. Like many of my colleagues here, I come from a rural county and of course I was just a mere infant back when Representative Starnes was in the first grade, but I am just old enough to remember when Rockingham Community College was a brand new college. And I just wanted to say how much it has meant to our county and our community, and we think about what it means to our young people getting an education, but I think of so many that I know also that are adults later in life that have gone back to school and advanced their education in such a way, and it has been...

Such a blessing to our community, and now I have the blessing of being a parent of a son who attends Rockingham Community College and I’m very proud of that, so I commend this resolution to you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Insko, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The lady is recognized to debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. Speaker. I still haven’t heard anyone mention how much our community college system serves our adult population. When I worked with the Orange County Commission for Women, we were at a state where women were entering non-traditional jobs. And we arranged with the community college to teach a course of women welders, which I thought was a very great contribution. I also needed to brush up on my accounting course myself, and so I took an accounting course. So our community colleges really serve many, many populations and are really a, I think, a jewel for North Carolina. I support the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Presnell, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The lady is recognized to debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] We have Mellon Community College in one of my counties, and I was a president of the foundation board there and I certainly commend this resolution. It’s a great school and we needed it in our small communities. And we’ve got Haywood Community College on the other end of my district and it’s a great college. And I certainly do commend this resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Hurley, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The lady is recognized to debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. As many of you know, I stay with friends here from grammar school and high school. And my friend Dixie was in the first class at Wake Med and she became a pediatrics nurse and they look for members of that class when they were celebrating their 50th anniversary. And there were two, only two that they could find. Also, Randolph Community College has celebrated their 50th anniversary and I’m very proud to say that our president is the president of the year for 2013. And I know how much good the community colleges do and I’m very proud that we do them and we need to support them as much as we can. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Cunningham, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Speak to the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The lady is recognized to debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. Speaker. I am a product of four community colleges in the state of North Carolina. Halifax Community College, Central Piedmont Community College, Gaston Technical College, and Central Carolina Community College. So I have travelled this state in the community college programs. But I am very grateful that I was able to do that because it did prepare me for what was coming. I went on and did get my Associates degree after going to those community colleges, and was able to later do distance learning, which a lot of colleges do now, distance learning for adult students. So I am very, very proud and thankful that the community system existed because it gave me an opportunity to take my life and my education to another level, at an inexpensive cost. I commend the resolution to you. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate. If not, the question before the House is the adoption of House Resolution 566. All in favor vote aye. All opposed vote no. The clerk will open the vote. [PAUSE] All members wishing to record, please do so at this time. Reverend Shepherd. The clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. 112 having voted in the affirmative, none in the negative, the House Resolution 566 has been adopted and will be ordered printed. Ladies and gentlemen of the House, upon motion of all the members, the Chair is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to Community College president, system president, Scott Ross, trustees and the staff of North Carolina Community College system. Thank you for all you do for so many people in North Carolina. [APPLAUSE] House Bill 261, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Committee Substitute for House Bill 261, a bill to be entitled an act removing certain described property from the corporate limits of the city of Canapolis and adding the property to the corporate limits of the city of Landis. General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Ladies and gentlemen, before we begin debate on this bill, the Chair would like to extend a thank you

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All members wishing to record pleas do so at this time. Representative Conrad, representative Arp. The clerk will let the machine record the vote. 108 having voted in the affirmative none in the negative. The house comity substitute the house bill 433 is amended, as pass his second reading. With out objection will be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. General assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Further discussion further debate. If not, the question before the house is the passage of the house comity substitute, the house bill 433 as amended on its third reading. All in favor say aye. All opposed say no. the ayes have it. The house comity substitute, the house bill 433 is amended. Its pass, its third reading will be engross and send to the senate. House bill 510 the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Comity substitute, for house bill 510 entitle and act for the foster children bill of right, under the laws pertaining to control over child placing and child care. General assembly of North Carolina enacts. Representative Cotham is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Thank you mister speaker and members, in the spirit of brevity house bill 510 is a simple that pass the JC comity unanimously, yesterday. And it simply out lines eleven different policy standard. That be added to our general North Carolina general statues. I'm not gonna go over those standards and or rights, because you could read them on your own. I ask for your support. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Further discussion, further debate. If not the question before the house is the passage of the house comity substitute, the house bill 510, on its second reading all in favor vote aye, all oppose vote no. the clerk will open the vote. All members wishing to record, pleas do so at this time. The clerk will let the machine record the vote. 108 having voted in the affirmative, none in the negative. The house comity substitute, the house bill 510 is passed its second reading. with out objection will be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. General assembly of North Carolina enact. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Further discussion, further debate. If not the question before the house is the passage of the house comity substitute, the house bill 510, on its third reading. All in say aye. All opposed say no. the ayes have it. the house comity substitute, for the house bill 510, has passed its third reading, and will be send to the senate. House joint resolution 599 the clerk will read. House joint resolution 599 the joint resolution, supporting the governors proclamation for a week, of prayer, for North Carolina. The house ?? the senate concurring. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. The clerk will read the resolution in its entirely. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Where as Americans celebrate the national day of prayer annually, on the first Thursday of may. And were as the modern law formalizing its observance, places its historical origins to a mandate by George Washington. The first president of the united states. And were as this is a day where Americans are encourage to turn god in prayer, an meditation. And where as our state constitution begins, “We the people of the state of North Carolina grateful to all mighty god the sovereign ruler of nations. For the preservation of the American union and the existence of our civil, political, and religious liberties, and announcing our dependence upon him, for the continuance for those blessing to us in our posterity. And where as we join the authors of the constitution. Being grateful to all might god for the resistance of our liberties. And we acknowledge our dependence upon him for the continuance of his blessings to us and our posterity. And where as our state has great challenges before us. We are dependent on god and need prayer.” Now there for be it resolved the the house of representatives, the senate concurring. Section one the general assembly honors the memory of president George Washington for his role in establishing a mandate that would help lead latter to the annual observance of national day of prayer. Section two the general assembly support governor Pat McCrory's proclamation for North Carolina week of prayer in conjunction with the national day of prayer. And encourages our citizens to turn to god in prayer, on behalf of our state. Section three the general assembly encourages the citizens of North Carolina to pray for our state, year round. And to also observe this designated week. Section four this resolution is effective upon ratification. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Representative Jones is recognized to debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Thank you mister speaker. Members of the house I like to begin by thinking governor McCrory for his leadership and for his wisdom in recognizing the vital roll and the necessity of prayer to god in the life of

Our state. Prayer to go has been an integral goal in the life of our nation and state since our founding. The diary of Christopher Colombus records his reliance upon God and prayer. When the settlers first came to Jamestown and then to Plymouth Rock among their earliest recorded acts was to pray and to thank God and to dedicate their mission to him. The Jamestown prayer states that if thou our Lord are on our side we care not who be against us. In other words as scripture says if God be for us who can be against us. At Plymouth Governor William Bradford proclaimed a designated day of thanksgiving and prayer. I believe this was the first such proclamation by a governor in the new world that was recorded. some 166 years later when the constitutional congress meet to form the constitution of the United States after weeks of intense debate with the outcome in question. It was the the elder statesman Benjamin Franklin. Not known for being a very religious man that issued a plea that they pray and they did pray and that prayer continues in the halls of congress today. Just as it does in this general assembly. George Washington our first president the Commander in Chief of our first continental army and the one often referred to as the father of our country if you will. Many times reiterated publicly the need for prayer and the sovereignty of God in allowing a rag tag army to withstand the greatest army of the world at that time. President Washington who we also honor with this resolution issued his own proclamation for prayer. That would help pave the way and lead to the observance of the national day of prayer. At a dark time in our nations history one of our most honored presidents Abraham Lincoln, Representative Alexander's favorites quoted scripture in reminding us that a house divided against itself cannot stand Psalm: 127 tells us that unless the Lord rules the house they labor in vein who build it. The word of God reminds us that nations rise and nations fall under the sovereign hand of God. So I would respectfully suggest that although we do many important things here. None are more important than what we do here today in renewing our dedication to God and to prayer as our founders have from the beginning. The constitution of North Carolina begins by mentioning almighty God . The sovereign ruler of nations and acknowledges our dependency upon him for our blessings and those of our posterity We stand here today as the posterity of those founders and framers of our constitution and we say yes we agree ad we honor God in prayer. This nation and this state have been bathed in prayer from their beginnings. And with this resolution the 2013 session of the North Carolina General assembly. We are setting publicly and for the record that we agree with these founders of our nation and of our state. We believe that rights come from God not the king not the government and we can open our meeting everyday in prayer and we pledge allegiance to one nation under God Members of the house today we stand together with our governor recognizing that the things that bind us together are far more important than those things for which we agree to disagree. We thank the governor and we follow his lead and we support his proclamation for this week of prayer for our state. Which will be held April 28th through may 4th in conjunction with the national day of prayer which is the first Thursday in May. Ladies and gentlemen I commend this resolution [SPEAKER CHANGES} representative Boblee please state you purpose . Speak on the resolution SPEAKER CHANGES The lady is recognized t debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. Speaker very briefly I want to say that even though we are endorsing this resolution it does not prohibit us from praying anytime any place or anywhere a number of yo are very sincere when you pray. That does not negate those who tend to pray form or fashion it is interesting that most of us probably remember the prayer that our parents taught us and that is now I lay me down to sleep and that is.

Read, every night. With the condition of our state and our nation, I can't say that we all to support this national prayer week, because of the need for what we are trying to do. I think there's a time for us to remind ourself why we are here, and who made it possible for us to be here. Yes, our constituents voted for us, but just because they voted for us it didn't make us get here. So, I give reverence to the Almighty every day and every night all day long, can't say all night long because I try to get some sleep in there, but I commend the resolution to you and ask that you vote in favor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Arp, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the resolution. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Ladies and gentlemen, I made a commitment to my constituents that I would leave Raleigh with no unspent devotion, no unspent energy to serving them, but doing that also realize an awesome responsibility. It was one that was also realized by King Solomon. And if you would allow me to please to read because I can't even paraphrase better than that. This is found in first kings three through fourteen. And God said ask what I should give you, and King Solomon replied, so give your servant an obedient heart to judge your people and discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of yours. Because you have not requested long life, or riches for yourself, or death of your enemies, but you asked for discernment for yourself to understand justice, I will therefore do what you have asked and I will give you a wise and discerning heart, so that there has never been before anyone like you, or ever will be again. And again I find great comfort in the passage found in Deuteronomy seventeen where a principle governing kings over the nation of Israel. And it said that they should write for themselves a copy of your word, and they should be with him, and they should read it all the days of his life. That he may learn to fear the Lord, his god, and be careful to observe all the words of this law and statute. That his heart may not be puffed up above his brethren, and that he may not turn aside form the Commandments to the right or to the left. And that he and his children will live long and prosperous. I understand that my devotion and duty is to the Lord, and I understand that I need his help, and it's through prayer that I access that. And with that, I commend the resolution to you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate. If not, the question before the House is the passage of House joint resolution 599 on its second reading. All those in favor vote aye. All those opposed vote no. The clerk will open the vote. The clerk will have the machine record the vote. One hundred and four in the affirmative, none in the negative, House joint resolution 599 has passed its second reading and without objection will be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House resolves, House resolves, the Senate concurring. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate. If not, the question before the House is the passage of House joint resolution 599 on its third reading. All in favor say aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] All opposed say no. The ayes have it. The House joint resolution 599 has passed its third reading and will be sent to the Senate. Ladies and gentlemen, earlier Representative Faircloth moved that we recalendar House bill 346 as amended to Tuesday. Apparently the parties have conferred and there is no need to carry it over for the purposes of the amendment. And so without objection, the chair

We move that House Bill three-forty-six as amended be returned to today's counter for immediate consideration. Is there objection? House Bill three-forty-six, the Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Governing bodies collect and pay judgment. General Assembly of North Carolina enact. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of the House Committee Substitute, the House Bill three-forty-six as amended on its third reading. All in favor vote aye. All opposed vote no. The Clerk will open the vote. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The Clerk {??] record the vote. One hundred and seven having voted affirmative, none in the negative, the House Committee Substitute, the House Bill three-forty-six as amended has passed its third reading. It will be engrossed and sent to the Senate. Ladies and gentlemen of the House, the Chair is happy to extend the courtesies to the gallery, to the husband of Representative Ruth Samuelson, Ken Samuelson, up to my left here. Welcome, Ken. [clapping] The final bill on the Calendar, unless anyone moves to add more to it, is . . . okay . . . Senate Bill two-twenty-eight. The Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Committee Substitute, the Senate Bill two-twenty-eight, a bill to be entitled: An Act Providing that a Unit Owner and a Condominium and a Lot Owner in a Planned Community Shall Afford Access Through the Limited Common Element Assigned or Allocated to the Owner's Unit or Lot to the Succession or When Necessary to Other Unit or Lot Owners for the Purpose of Conducting Maintenance Repair or Placement Activities Providing that a Unit or Lot Owner is Legally Responsible for Damage to a Limited Common Element Caused by the Unit or Lot Owner and Clarifying the Laws Regarding the Powers and Duties of a Planned Community and Amending the Procedures Regarding Amendment of a Recorded Declaration. General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Blust, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. Mr. Speaker and members of the House. This bill provides that a condominium unit owner and a planned community lot owner has access to limited common areas assigned to his or her lot or unit, and also assigned to neighbors' units in order to conduct maintenance, repair or replacement work. If damage is caused by the lot or unit owner, that owner is responsible. The bill also amends the N C Plan Community Act to provide that the declaration bylaws and articles of incorporation of planned community form the basis for the legal authority for the community. This common sense bill will make maintenance and repair more efficient and effective, will increase accountability, and will bring peace of mind to those who dwell in planned communities. It represents a commitment to hard-working taxpayers who live in such communities. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of the Senate Committee Substitute to Senate Bill two-twenty-eight on its second reading. All those in favor bill vote Aye. All those opposed vote No. The Clerk will open the vote. All members wishing to record, please do so at this time. The Clerk {??] record the vote. One hundred and six having voted affirmative, none in the negative, the Senate Committee Substitute, the Senate Hill two-twenty-eight has passed its second reading without objection. It will be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate? Representative Stone, does the gentleman wish to be recorded as having voted aye on the prior vote? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I do. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is to be recorded as voting aye. The question before the House is the passage of the Senate Committee Substitute, the Senate Bill two-twenty-eight on its third reading. All in favor vote Aye. All in favor will say Aye. All opposed will say No. The Ayes have it. Senate Committee Substitute, the Senate Bill two-twenty-eight has passed its third reading. It will be enrolled and sent to the Governor. Ladies and gentlemen, before we go to Notices and Announcements, Representative Pittman's inquiry earlier about the time for bill filing raised the legitimate concern that there are a lot of bills filed and that members may need a bit more time to go through them, so the co-sponsorship for bills that were introduced today will be through Saturday afternoon at five P M. Similarly, we don't know, we don't think that we'll have quite as many bills on Monday, but we will also extend the co-sponsorship for bills introduced on Monday.

...until 5 PM. on Wednesday, next week. I would also remind committee chairs that in deference to a breakfast that will be held at 9 – that will be held next Tuesday morning, that no committee meetings will be announced or held before 9:30 AM on Tuesday morning. We do expect to have votes on Monday night, however. Notices and announcements, Representative Setzer, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Point of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized for a point of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Ladies and gentlemen of the House, it is with a heavy heart that I tell you that in the early hours this morning, Mrs. Marcy Bryson-West, widow of former House member Herman West and mother of our own Representative Roger West, passed away. Arrangements are incomplete, at the Ivy Funeral Home in Murphy. Watch your email for further information. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Ladies and gentlemen of the House, Representative West indicated yesterday that his mother was 101 years old, was on her way, not too long away now from 102, and that she had lived independently in her home for all those years. Let's keep Mrs. West and Roger's family in our prayers. Also, by way of update, Representative Womble's condition appears to be improving. Apparently he did go in for a surgical procedure for his knee, but he contracted an infection once he was in the hospital. But we hear he's improving. I hope you'll keep him in your thoughts and prayers as well. Representative Arp, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Point of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized for a point of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I wanted to ask you to please join with me in congratulating Culperson Middle School and Unionville Elementary School for their outstanding performance in winning the state level of the World Odyssey of the Mind competition. It was held in East Carolina. Culperson won second place, and Unionville placed three teams in first. This will be the first time they'll be going to the World event with four teams. Thank you. [applause] [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Moore, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For an announcement this time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Members of the Rules Committee will have a very brief meeting immediately after Session, right here at my desk. It has to do with two committee bills to be voted on to be filed, so it'll be really short, I promise. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Starnes, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For an announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The Republicans will caucus Monday evening one hour before session. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Daughtry, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To refer a number of bills. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] These bills refer from the Judiciary Committee to the subcommittees: House Bill 374, resend Constitutional Convention calls to Judiciary B. House Bill 415, limits asbestos related liability, to Judiciary A. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Noted. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 457, Taxpayer Standing Act, Judiciary A. House Bill 461, Judicial Department Travel Reimbursements, Judiciary A. House Bill 465, No possession of firearms, un-indicted aliens, Judiciary C. House Bill 466, Amend Private Protective Service Act, Judiciary C. House Bill 499, Increase fine for texting while driving, Judiciary C. House Bill 504, Local electronic notice, Judiciary B. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Noted. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 539, Map 21 conforming revisions, Judiciary B. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Noted. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 405, Judges' concealed handgun permits, Judiciary C. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Noted. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 565, Forfeiture for speeding to elude revisions, Judiciary A. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Noted. Representative Blust, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Point of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized for a point of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr Speaker and members of the House, earlier this session my seatmate, Representative Rena Turner, passed her first bill. Her stimulating analysis, precise rhetoric and cogent summary of that bill caused all opposition to evaporate and it passed with 100 percent unanimous approval in this body, so join me in congratulating her. [applause] [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Larry Hall, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For an announcement, Mr Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Democrats will caucus one hour before session on Monday night, in 1425. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Mobley, please state your purpose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For an announcement, Mr Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The lady is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I just want to alert all members that, on Tuesday [RECORDING ENDS]

Next week the residents and citizens of The county are being recognized here In memory of those who have lost their lives During the 2011 tornadoes that swept are state Birchwood county that lost about half of the 20 plus members accross the state But they're going to be here We are doing a resolution Get a chance to holler at some of the family's Thank you very much Resented please state your purpose The lady is recognized for personal privilege Thank you Mr. Speaker I just wanna take a moment to remind us all that The reason have these multiple of bills that because the Sponsor is because we've had so many late bills That these things don't get on by magic A whole lot of people working hard Into the night so we have our bills ready I just wanted to bring that the bodies attention The ladies point is well taken Representative Floyd Eason at his desk Represented more please state your purpose Permission Mr. Speaker Representative Floyd that chair has recognized another announcement Thank you so much for your kindness I just recognize for an announcement I just wanted to announce to you all the The site name it will be here on Tuesday Ladies and gentlemen Of the house one of the reminder before we Take a motion for representative more The statements of economic interests are due on Monday There are a a fair amount of members That have not submitted them and we encourage you to go online And if your statement of economic interest And indicate that there have been no other transformations in your submission Please do that before the deadline on Monday Resented more please state your purpose Mr. Speaker subject to Messages from the senate The seat of committee reports we refer bills and resolutions And introductions of bills and resolutions due to reconvene at the end of The 15th of 2013 At 7:00 PM Resented if more move And subjects as the committee of reports The introduction of bills and resolution Then messages from the senate Then refer bills to the house We will return to reconvene on monday April the 15th all opposed say no the house stands adjourned