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Senate | April 21, 2015 | Chamber | 20150421_senate_session

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Senate will come into an order sergeant at arms close the doors members get their seats members and guests of the gallery please silence all electronic devices. Leading the Senate in prayer Reverent Peter Milne, senior chapel and all members and guest in the gallery please stand. Please pray with me. Lord, I'm grateful for this day grateful for the fact that you clothe us in our right minds, you give us strong bodies, you give us hope you give us a future. Unbind our hearts now, free our minds and give us hearts full of thanks giving. We give you thanks small things, coffee, handshakes, smiles and the reminder that we are not alone. We thank you and we pray for those that all alone right now and they have been mistreated, we pray for healing we pray for comfort in the midst oppose to see the small gifts and those things that you have given us everyday we might always think not that we lack, but we have everything in you it's in Christ name we pray amen. Senator Berger is recognized for a motion. Famouse pause in the journal of Monday April 20th 2015 is being examined and stands to be correct I move that we just spend for the reading of the journal and that it stand approved as written. Senators let's come to order please. That objection the journal for April stands approved as written. Sirs we do have nurse of the day with us today [xx] of Riley North Carolina, nurse [xx] please stand and be recognized, thanks for serving the Senators upon the motion of Senator James Smith of Robeson and Columbus Counties, the chair is happy to extend of the gallery to Allison [xx] Director of Development, office of advancement at the University of North Carolina. Allison if you're with us today please stand and be recognized, thanks for joining us. So just you should all have this white piece of paper on your desk, just want to draw your attention to it so it doesn't end up in your trash can, this is about any last minute floor amendments that you might have, how to get that prepared, so take this and file it away rather than throwing it away. Make sure you read it today as well. Senator [xx] for what purpose do you rise? Motion Mr. President. Senator [xx] has the floor motion? First quick note of personal privilege, the sunburn's looking much better today, I'm glad you're healing. That's what happens in Henderson of North Carolina We have plenty of nurses here Senator I mean Mr. President if you need any help, let me [xx]. Senate bill 333 teacher, attrition data is on today's calendar ask to be removed from today's and placed on tomorrow's. Without objection so ordered upon the motion of Senator Bill Rabon of Brunswick County the Chair is happy to extend courtesies of the gallery to Bladen Community College Student Government Association if you're with us today please stand and be recognized. Thanks for joining us Do we have any reports of standing committees? Senator Randleman for what purpose do you rise? To send forward the committee report. Senator Randleman, you can send forward your report. The Clerk will read. Senator Randleman from Judiciary II Committee submits for passage, Senate Bill 198, unfavourable as to bill, but favorable as to Committee Substitute Bill Persons under 18 confinement Facility. Senate Bill 345, unfavorable as to bill but favorable as

to Committee Substitute Bill Limits storage fees on damaged vehicles. Senate Bill 570, unfavorable as to bill but favorable as to Committee Substitute Bill titled person should be denied [xx] solely because the person has a conviction for misdemeanor boarding on violation. Senate Bill 298, Committee Substitute Number One, unfavorable as to bill but favor as to Committee Substitute bill number two, school bus cameras civil penalties. Senate Bill 198 Appropriations Based Budget, Senate Bill 345 Finance, Senate Bill 570 and 292 calendar. Senator Hartsell for what purpose do you rise? To send forward a committee report. You can send forward your report Senator. The Clerk will read. Senator [xx] for judicially one committee submit passage senate bill 212 on favor as to bill, but stabilize committee substitute bill [xx] retired sworn LEO Senate 391 on favor has to bill but favorable as to Committee Substitute bill and joint street gang expires in three years title in act alike Street Gang Nuisance Abatement Act. Senate bill 435 business court amendment,  on favor has to bill but favorable as to Committee Substitute bill,  tilted on favor has to bill but favorable as to Committee Substitute bill, a bill to be entitiled governing the North Carolina business court provide tax contestant case and specification must involve an amount controversially $5000 On the favor of the Bill, on the favor of the estimated substitute bill titled, An act to make a technical change in clarifying change to limited liability company. Senate Bill 491 and favorite the bill, favorite committee substitute bill, manufacture the home part of this agreement saying, Senate Bill 596 on favour of the bill.committee Substitute Bill protecting against unconstructed foreign judgement. Senate Bills 212, 391, 435 482, 491, 596 Calendar. Senator Rabon for what purpose do you rise?  Thank you Mr. President, send forth committee report.  You can send forth your report Senator. clerk will read. Senator Rabon, for the Finance Committee submits for passage Senate Bill 284 on favor as to Bill but favor as to committee substitute bill titled an Act or Bill on Senate Provisional Authority Granted to County Cities they use special amendment to address critical infrastructure needs. Senate Bill 566 on favor as to bill the favor as to committee substitute bill this position of minimal property tax reforms. Senate Bill 159, committee substitute number one on committee substitute bill number one the favor as to Committee Substitute Bill number two, Transferred Properties in Correct Revals Senate Bill 284 and 159 Calendars, Senate Bill 566 State and Local Governments. any other report to standing committees? Senator Davis for what purpose do you rise? Send forth a committee report. You can send forth your report senator [xx] Thank you. Clerk will read. Senator Davis for the State and Local Government Committee submits the passage. Senate Bill 472 local and sanitary stock, rehabilitations

favorable. Senate Bill 547, on favor as to bill the favourest[sp?] committee substitute bill title an act requiring a  connection of the public water system or waste water system [xx] promote public health, protect environment you are sure complies with making water rules required at the announces leasing board alternative be done before a construction alter on public water system Senate Bill 472 finance and Senate Bill 547 agriculture, environment and natural resources Senator Gun for purpose you arise? Send forward the committee report. You can send forward your report Senator. Clerk will read. Senator Gun for the Commerce Committee submits for passage Senate Bill 22 unfavourable as to bill but favorable as to Committee Substitute Bill titled an Act to ensure respectful treatment of the North Carolina flag, the American flag by state agencies in all the political subdivisions of the state, establish affairs including health, for disposal of worn tattered and damaged flag with the transfer cost to be a certain in it. Store documents in possession office sectors, state department got some resources this will take public opportunity to view those documents. Senate bill 374 on favor of the  biill on favor of committee substitute bill. File of an estimate voluntary requirements to the holder of a for hack most [xx] license maintain log books, some write in cache in the fact [xx] stake-holding input education policy senate bill 195 I mean substitute one mode of service vehiccle agreement amendments favorable, senate bill 327 allows prior linking savings account also favorable senate bill 22195327 calender, senate bill 374 agricultural environmental natural resources Do we have any other reports senate committees? Mr. President. Senator Pake for what purpose of your rise? Send forward committee report. Senator Pake you can send forward your committee report. Clerk will read. Senator Pate for Healthcare Committee submits for passage Senate Bill 37 unfavourable as to bill but favorable as to Committee Substitute Bill LEMECO[sp?] Claims Reporting. Senate bill 235 on favor of the bill but favor of the committee substitute bill establish perpetrate authority. Senate bill 286. Regulates unfavor as to bill a favor as to committee substitute bill titled an [xx] retail a liquid painless without act and safety one in Lagos senate bill 367. In favor as to bill, but favor as committee substitute bill Achieving A Better Life Experience Act. Senate bills 286 and 371 calender, senate bill 235 appropriations base budget senate bill 367, finance. Senators upon the motion of Senator Rabin of Lee County the Chair is happy to extend the courtesies to the gallery to Greenwood Elementary School, folks from Greenwood Elementary here please stand, raise you hand, be recognized. Thanks for joining us today. And upon the motion of the Senator Gunn of Alamance County the Chair is happy to extend courtesies of the gallery to folks from the Woodland Middle School. If you're here, Woodland Middle School please raise your hand or stand up so we can recognize you too. Senators, that takes us right

into our calendar for the day, we have one bill on our calender. Public bill, Senate bill 661. The clerk will read. Senate Bill 661 Private Labs Must Comply With CODIS. Senator Newton is recognized to speak to the bill. Thank you Mr. President, colleagues this is a fairly simple bill we had in J2 committee, we discovered in the efforts that we've to try to improve the back log at the cram lab system, crime lab there is with some of the private labs that are being used by law enforcement to not upload the DNA that they've collected in the CODIS and this bill simply requires that they comply with federal law and the standards that are already in place and they do upload the DNA to CODIS which is the federal database system. Having answered any question it's good bill and I commend it to you We're having a discussion debate. Hearing the question for the senate is the passage of senate bill 661 on its reading all in favor vote I oppose vote no five second to be allowed for the voting and the clerk will record the vote. [xx] aye. 50 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative senate bill 661 passes its second reading without objection, will be read a third time. North Carolina General Assembly Enacts. Any discussion debate? Hearing none, the question before the Senate is the passage of Senate Bill 661 on its third reading. All in favor will say Aye. Aye. opposed No, the Ayes have have it. Senate Bill 665 passes its third reading it will be sent to the House. And that wraps up our calendar. Do we any notices or announcements? Senator Van Duyn for what purpose do you rise? To make an announcement. You have the floor Senator. The Democrats will caucus after session. Thank you, Senator. Any other notices or announcements? Senator Barringer, for what purpose do you rise? To make an announcement. You have the floor Senator. Ladies and gentlemen of the senate, I would like to invite you all in the morning, and this is an unusual invitation because I do hope that you will all attend the first half hour of the Joint Committee on Health and Human Services Appropriation. Tomorrow we're going to be be hearing the personal testimony of Jimmy Wayne who is an aged out foster child from Cleveland County, North Carolina who is now in Nashville making wonderful hit songs and records. He's reached out to us, he's coming of his own volition because he thinks this is very important. He was left in a parking lot when he was 10 years old by his mother and her fleeing felon boyfriend, in the dark, in the middle of the night and that's how he ended up in foster care. He was cut loose in North Carolina at age 18 and was homeless until an elderly couple took him in and said if he'd cut his hair and go to church, they'd give him a place to live and now he's made something of his life and he's giving back, and so I would be very honored if you would come and listen to his story. It's not any about any of the particular bills we have a number between the House and the Senate for foster care, normalcy and for aging out, and he's in support of all of those and I hope you are too and I hope to see you in the morning for a very exciting time. We've got a soundman coming, so I think he may even favor us with a tune. Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you,  Senator. 8.30. Senators the Chair is happy to extend courtesies to the gallery to a lot of folks in lab coats up there with us today, they represent different groups. The ones we know about so far are the North Carolina Nurses Association, the Carolina Healthcare Systems of Charlotte a Durham Tech. Practical Nursing Student, so those of you who are in those groups or anybody else wearing a lab coat please stand and thank you for joining us today in the Senate. Senator Magenas[sp?] for what purpose do you rise? Point of personal privilege Mr. President. Senator Magenas[sp?] has the floor for the a point of personal privilege. Thank you very much Mr. President and colleagues and ladies and gentlemen and special guest in the gallery, I want to bring you attention to the fact that on Saturday night this past 240 years ago, a young man named Paul Rivierre[sp?], took a midnight ride and he went to warn, of course, Sam Adams and Sam Hancock to let them know that the British were coming and that they were in jeopardy of losing their lives to immediate execution if they were caught for treason. And of course the next day on the 19th was the first battles of the revolutionary war that set fourth the chain of events that allows us to be here in this great land today and in this gallery to practice the opportunity to bring forth

good things to our citizens, just wanted to make sure everybody was aware of that, and let you know that that happened 240 years ago in the history of our country. Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, Senator. Any other notices or announcements? Any further business to come before the Senate? If not, the Chair recognizes Senator Berger for a motion. Thank you, Mr. President. I move that the Senate do now adjourn subject to the standards and stipulations set forth in Senate Rule 24.1, the receipt of committee reports and messages from the House, to reconvene on Wednesday April 22nd, 2015 at 2 PM. The motion is the Senate do now adjourn, subject to the stipulations stated by Senator Berger to reconvene Wednesday April 22nd at 2 PM, seconded by Senator Foushee. All in favor say Aye. Aye. Oppose No. The Ayes have it, Senate stands adjourned.