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Senate | May 23, 2014 | Chamber | Senate Session

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House will come to order. Members will take their seats, visitors will retire from the chamber. The sergeant at arms has closed the door. Members and visitors will please silence all electronic devices. The prayer will be offered by Rebecca Matthews, legislative assistant to Representative Bruce Samuelson. Members and visitors in the gallery will please stand and remain standing for the pledge of allegiance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Please bow your heads with me. Lord, our God, we remember your promise that where two or three are gathered in your name, there you are in the midst of them. We claim your promise this morning, and pray that each one of us may be aware of your presence, of you know our names. If you will help us, oh Lord, than shall we be better than we are, wiser than we know and stronger than we dream. In this prayer, we bring unto you the members of this body, it's officers and it's servants, for your blessing. Those who feel the weight of responsibility in the need of divine guidance. Those who often are sorely tempted and who need the support of your grace. Bestow upon them the courage to do the right as you have given them to see the right and make it clear unto us all for Jesus' sake. In your holy name we pray. Amen. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Representative Burr is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker the journal for Thursday, May the 22nd has been examined and found to be correct. I move that it be approved as written. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Burr moves that the journal for May 22 be approved as written, those in favor will say aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Those for no. Ayes have it, the journal is approved as written. Petitions, memorials or papers addressed to the general assembly or the house? There are none. Do we have a nurse or doctor today? Reports of standing committees and permanent subdivisions. Rose Callen, representative of the house, Representative Brigg, House Joint Resolution 1074, confirmed Linda Combs as State Controller. Favorable? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Joint Resolution 1112 confirmed Charleton Hill Allen to Industrial Commission. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 1131 Clake County opossum exclusion, wildlife laws. Favorable is community substitute, unfavorable is to the original bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar to the community substitute, the unfavorable calendar for the original bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Committee on Banking committee, Representative Sandalson is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Committee on Banking, Representative Samuelson, chair, House Bill 1117, conform pledge of joint account laws favorable and summarily referred to Judiciary Subcommittee A. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Bill is re-referred to committee on Judiciary Subcommittee A. Introduction to Bills and Resolutions, Core Committee. Representative Turner, House Bill 1196, charter school leaves state retirement system. [SPEAKER CHANGES] State Personnel. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representatives Conrad, Lambeth, Terry and Haines, House Bill 1197. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Government. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representatives Conrad, Lambeth, Terry and Haines, House Bill 1198, Winston-Salem meeting simultaneous communication. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Government. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representatives Glacier, Goodman, Carney and Terry, House Bill 1199, restore career status. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Education. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representatives Isosh, Ramsey and Isgo, House Bill 1200, establish urban research and rescue program. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Homeland Security, Military and Veterans Affairs and if favorable to Appropriations. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representatives Holoway, Pierce, Dixon and Thompson, House Bill 1201, exempt emission to agricultural affairs. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representatives Catlin, Malone, Murray and Ramsey, House Bill 1202, tax deduction for medical expenses. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Finance. Committee appointments. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Speaker Tillis makes the following committee assignment, Representative Stone appointed as chair of Private Utilities and Energy. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Burr is recognized for make motions for referrals. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. Speaker. House Joint Resolution 1121, joint resolution honoring the life and memory of Leah Mercer, a former member of the general assembly. Move to withdraw that from rules and calendar it for Tuesday, May the 27th. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection. Done. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Resolution

1180. A house resolution expressing gratitude to the memory of the military for their service and honoring the memory of those killed in the line of duty. Move to withdraw house resolution 1180 from rules and calendar it for Tuesday May the 27th. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, done. [SPEAKER CHANGES] And then Senate bill 463, jail dormitory minimum standards. Move to take that out of rules and re-refer to government. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, done. Notices and announcements. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Burr is recognized. We have announcements here at the dais. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The house committee on public utilities and energy will meet Tuesday May 27 at 2PM in 643 of LOB. The house committee on transportation will meet Tuesday at 12PM in 643 LOB. The house committee on insurance will meet Tuesday 1PM in 1228 slash 1327 of the legislative building. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Any further notices and announcements? Representative McGrady? [SPEAKER CHANGES] The house committee on judiciary B is also going to meet at 3:00 on Monday and we’ll publish an agenda. [SPEAKER CHANGES] On Tuesday? Is that right? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Tuesday, you’re right. Sorry. 424. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Burr is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, I move that the house do now adjourn to reconvene on Tuesday May the 27th at 4PM. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Burr moves, seconded by Representative Hall of Durham that the house adjourn to reconvene on Tuesday May 27 at 4:00 PM. Those in favor will say aye. Those opposed will say no. The ayes have it. The house stands adjourned.