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House | June 2, 2014 | Chamber | House Session

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House will come to order. Members will take their seats. Visitors will retire from the Chamber. The Sergeant-of-Arms has closed the doors. Members and visitors will please silence all electronic devices. The prayer will be offered by Representative Chris Malone. Members and the visitors in the gallery will please stand and remain standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Dear Lord, on this day look down upon us with favor. We ask that you imbue us with temperance, illuminate our mind and soul with wisdom. Fill our hearts with empathy and care for our fellow man. Remind us our duty and encourage us in tough times. May dignity, justice and forbearance be our standard. May your light guide us in leadership and diplomacy. May our fealty to those goals bring us optimism and hope to our State. Let those virtues and values bring prosperity and brotherhood to his people. In his name, Amen. [SPEAKER CHANGES]On the Chair's own motion, he is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to Charlie and...I'm sorry, let's do the Pledge of Allegiance first. 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. On the Chair's own motion, he's happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to Charlie and Jackie McKay of Prince Edward Island. Please wave at us if you're there. Of Canada, their daughter, Emma... [applause] ...is a page this week and Charlie is the Clerk of the Prince Edward Island legislature. Is Representative Moore, I mean Torbett. We'll do a couple other things while we're waiting. Representative Torbett is recognized for motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move that the journal of May 29th be approved, as written. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Torbett moves that the journal for May 29 be approved as written. Those in favor will say aye, those opposed say no. The ayes have it. The journal is approved as written. Petitions, memorials or papers addressed to the General Assembly or the House. The Chair and the Clerk note there are none. Messages from the Senate. The Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Special message from the Senate. Senate Bill 744 Committee Substitute, third edition. An act to modify the current operations and capital improvements in Appropriations Act of 2013 and for other purposes. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To the committee on appropriations. Notices and announcements. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural and Economic Resources will meet tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. in 424 of the LOB. The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Justice and Public Safety will meet tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. in 415, LOB. And the House Committee Appropriations Subcommittee on Education will meet tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. in Room 421 of the LOB. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further notices and announcements. Representative Cleveland is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, I missed the first committee. ?? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Will the Clerk read that again? The first one. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural and Economic Resources will meet tomorrow... [SPEAKER CHANGES] For announcement, Mr. Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further announcements? [SPEAKER CHANGES] For an announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You're recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] ?? Subcommittee on Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government will meet tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further announcements? If not, Representative Torbett is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, I move that the House be now adjourned subject to messages from the Senate, committee reports, conference reports, re-referral of bills and resolutions, appointment of conferees, and modifications to the calendar, and to reconvene Friday, June 3rd at 3:00 p.m. Excuse me, Tuesday. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Torbett moves, seconded by Representative Speciale that the House adjourn subject to the ratification of bills and resolutions, messages from the Senate, committee reports, conference report, re-referrals of bills and resolutions, appointment of conferees, modifications to the calendar, to reconvene on Tuesday, June 3rd, at 3:00 p.m. Those in favor will say aye, opposed will say no. The ayes appear to have it. The ayes have it and he House stands adjourned.