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House | August 26, 2015 | Chamber | House Session

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House will come to order, members will take their seat visitors will retire from the chamber, the Sergeant of Arms will close the doors visitors are asked to please silence all electronic devices today's prayer will be [xx] who is the legislative assistant admire. Miss (xx) welcome to the house. Before I begin I would like a couple of verses that I read that touched me. Second chronicles seven 14 tells us, if my people who work hard all by name will humble themselves and pray and seek my faith in turn of their wicked ways that I will hear from heaven and we forgive their sin and heal their land. Jeremiah 17:7 tells us blessed is the man who trust in the Lord, his confidence is in him. Let us pray. Gracious Heavenly Father, humble our hearts so that we may hear your commands and grant the leaders today endurance and encouragement as sit to the long legislation. Provide the clarity and courage necessary to carry out your wish. In your son Jesus' name I pray. Amen. Amen. I Pledge the 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. The gentleman from Hornet, Representative Luis is recognized for a motion. Mr. Speaker, the journal for August 25th has been examined and found to be correct. I move that it stand approved as written. Representative Louise moves that the Journal for August 25th be approved as written. Those in favor will say aye those opposed no the ayes have it, the journal is approved as written, clarification of the bills resolution clerk will read. [xx] opposed the bills to nullify for the presentation to the Government, senate bill 665 an act to enact and develop unclaimed life insurance benefits act. Chapter of bills to be noted special message from the senate the clerk will read. Mr. Speaker, message received on August 11th 2015 house representative Stam to concur with house bills 792 senate committee substitute 4th edition a bill to be entitled an act to protect the public from the revenge promising to our mind of making a criminal offence to disclose certain images without their having reasonable expectation of privacy and to make indecent exposure there on private premise of criminal offence. The person of  potem opponents Senator Jackson chair, Senators Barefoot, Randleman, Curtis, Robinson and Krawiec, I want to pardon the senator confirm with the right committee opponent while the honorable body in the devastate of last media result respectfully senator Lee, personal clerk. Noted members if I have everybody attention, the chair points out as a chair the committee on commerce and job development as an additional chair. Representative Robson of Caldwell County, Representative Robson if you would please appoint the desk, like to present a gamble to you. You better walk fast somebody else might try to take it. Members a couple of recognitions, our motion of the member of Meclenburg Representative Jiter the chair is happy to extend courtesys to the gallery, to his wife Jennifer Jitter, Jenifer where are you? We want to thank you for being here and thank you for putting up with Charlie additionally our motion of Representative Whitmire of Pensalvenia County, the chair is happy to to extend the courtesys to Garry to Andrew Christianson[sp] who is a GO special engineer in the third army core and who will be the [xx] for [xx] this weekend for a year, would you please stand so we can welcome you and thank you for your service to our country. Thank you. Calender, senate bill

156 the clerk will read. [xx], senate bill 156 [xx] the chatter of the town of Mt. Gileod, general charter of North Carolina enacts [xx] the house will come to order. Reperesentative Goodman I believe the gentleman is handling this bill, representative Goodman the bill 156 I believe the gentleman is designated to handle this bill does the gentleman wish to debate the bill? I do. The gentleman has the floor to debate the bill the charter from Mt. Gillion it was requested by the city council and the mayors no opposition. We passed it last session, but the senate I forgot to it so please ask your sport thank you. Further discussion further debate if not the question before the house is the passage of senate bill 156 on it's second reading those in favor favor will vote aye, those oppose will vote no, the clerk will open the vote do the following members wish to record representative Cleveland and Lindon[sp?] representative Dewin Hall the clerk will lock the machine and look the vote, 113 having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative senate bill 156 passes it's second reading and will be without objection be read a third time North Carolina enact. Further discussion further debate if not the question before the house is the passage of senate bill 156 on it's third reading, those in favor will say aye aye those oppose no the aye's have it. Senate bill 156 passes it's third reading the bill is ordered is sent to the senate for concurrent in the house committee substitute 41 the clerk will read, senator [xx] and Mckisck, senate bill 541 a bill to be entitled an act regulate transportation network companies [xx] North Carolina enact. For what purpose does the gentleman from Mecklenburg representative Brawely rise? to debate the bill, the gentleman has the floor to debate the bill, Thank you Mr. Speaker. There were two bills filed, one in the senate, one in the house's means to regulate transportation network companies, there really are three. Uber, Lyft and a company called Sidecar the senate bill is the one that's actually come forward, this was done with significant consultation with members of the house, with city [xx] with airports, insurance, banks, it's pretty well vetted, it will spend about three months in be in the senate passed there, has been through transportation, finance and the house, and I 'd be willing to answer any questions, but I ask for you support. Further discussion, further debate? If not the question before the house is the passage of senate bill 541 on a second reading those in favor will vote aye, those opposed will vote no, the clerk will open the vote [xx] the clerk will unlock the machine and record the vote, 112 having voted in the affirmative and two in the negative,  Senate bill 541 passes it's second reading, and remains on the calendar. Senate bill 304 the clerk will read .   Senator Jackson, senate bill 304, a bill to be entitled an act to clarify the logo stands maybe placed on the right away to fully and partially control to access highways to provide better transportation or relative, in safety division of republic of transportation chair at ministers and logo sign program North Carolina enact, For what purpose does the gentleman from Gaston Representative Torbett rise? To speak on the bill Mr. Speaker The gentleman has the floor to debate the bill ladies and gentlemen this Bill is pretty easy I will go to the real quick if any questions I'm available. As you may know right obviously know going out to major highways and by ways towards North Carolina inner state and like there sons the next state may be fuel gas food launching camping extra special attractions and this step we will take that same operations they currently do for those highways and pull it down to the next level, of major like four line row that maybe deemed as limited access, so you go a longer distance on road without having street crossings

or intersections or driveways I'm sure everyone here is probably familiar with the term limited access and very probably have one of you district. So it simply just takes the same sign [xx] and moves it or allows [xx]  to provide the same information on limit access roads, and with that Mr. Speaker I conclude my comments and waiting for potential questions. Further discussion or further debate if not, the question for the house is the passage of Senate bill 304 on it's second reading. Those in favor will vote Aye those opposed will vote No. The clerk will open the vote. The clerk will unlock the machine and record the vote, 115 having voted in the affirmative, and none in the negative. Senate bill 304 passes its second reading, and will without objection be read a third time. [xx] North Carolina Enact. Further discussion or further debate, if not the question for the house is the passage of senate bill bill 304 in its third reading, those in favor will say aye. Aye. Those oppose no. No. The Ayes have it, senate bill 304 passe its third reading and will be sent to the Senate for concurrence. Senate Bill 399 the clerk will read. Senator Sanderson, Senate Bill 399 a bill to be entitled on Act 211 [xx] to prevent police protection and energy services refund of sales of tax [xx] of exemption from motor fuel tax, and entities comprised of multiple local government units, general assembly for North Carolina annex. For what purpose does the lady from Cartaret, representative Mceil have for rise. To speak on the bill. The Lady has the floor to debate the bill. Thank You Mr. Speaker and members actaully in GS10516414 it authorises as annual reference of sales and use tax to 25 listed government entities and it includes cities and counties when that statute was developed they left out local agencies and these are just counties that form in the local agency they would be getting this tax if there were individual we encourage average regionalisation so all this will do is add [xx] in the state choose the refund of sale [xx] further discussion further debate if not the question for the House is the passage of senate bill 399 on it's second reading those in favour will vote aye those opposed will vote no the clerk will open the vote the clerk will work the machine record the vote. 115 having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, senate 399 passes the second reading and without objection be read a third time. General assembly North Carolina enacts. Further discussion Further debate if not the question before the gentleman wish the chair will. What purpose does the gentleman from Durham representative You've the question anyone from [xx]. She is [xx] on the question of the effectiveness on July first 2015, have you checked the stuff, on that issue, or retroactivity. I have not this, I have not. [xx] I have a question. Would you be willing to carry the bill over so that we can get some clarification. question on that? Absolutely [xx] maybe Chinese there, to win this bill Exactly. So, thank you very much. Thank you for bringing that up. The chair will direct that the we move the Bill from today's counter for third reading, bill will be counted tomorrow for third reading. Members we've reached the end of our counter. I want to give the house members with an updated cover up coming schedule for this week, so that the members may be able to plan accordingly. We are, tomorrow and members note, tomorrow on the counter and I want to be very clear to say that, notice this's about, notice or whatever, the senate tomorrow will take care of the continuing resolution in this senate it will be sent to us via special messenger [xx] that we vote on the continuing resolution tomorrow as opposed to have everyone sticking around the [xx] to do that So tomorrow we will add the continuing resolution of the counter, the senate is going to go in at 10.00 am, we are going to go in in that probably 10-15 and we will receive

the CR but special message will be added to the calendar for consideration that time the CR I believe goes to September 18th I believe is the date that the continuing resolution does it make it's simply an extension of the previous CR we've had in that same vein I think it's important that members and the general public know that a lot of progress has been made in the last 72 hours on the budget. We have I agreed upon and I will recognize the appropriations Chairman to speak too, but I would say that a lot of progress has been made that the appropriations committee who were assigned the folks know who you are needed plan to be around to work through the next few days it is intent of the Chair that we although the CR will go through September 18th that we try to have a budget much before then and that we are able to get some starting to this years budget so good news is it looks like we are getting close, but I don't want to get too far ahead I want to make we've been very delivered with this process we've taken a lot of time and we thing we are ariving at something now. For what purpose does the gentleman from Wake representative Dolla rise?  For an announcement. The gentleman has the floor for an announcement.  To follow on what the speaker has said the first year numbers for the vague subject areas have been agreed to we're pretty close and should've agreement on the second year numbers in a little while this afternoon so those are mostly agreed to so what's going on now is the Chairs of the various areas of have been briefed on all the guidelines and they're under way till the normal processes is well underway and they're working a way on all the big fat part of the budget so we look forward to a conference report hopefully sometime in the next couple of weeks. For what purpose does the gentleman from Duram representative Hall rise. Thank you Mr. Speaker question about the CR Dthe gentleman wish to direct that to the Chair or to the appropriations Chairman. Mr. Speaker I wanted... I'll take the question. The gentleman is recognized I just want to check is the CR anticipated be the same with just an extension of the date to September 18 for all the unit material changes. Suggest just be an extension of the day from what we had before. For what purpose does the lady from Wilson representative Martin rise. For an announcement Mr. Speaker  Lady has the floor for an announcement. Thank you the house committee on finance will meet in the morning at 8:30 in a hilla tie over go location. 5:44 we will be taking up senate bill 605. For what purpose does the gentleman from Rutherford representative Hager rise? For announcement Mr. Speaker The gentleman has the floor for the announcement. Thank you Mr. Speaker the polls will coccus tens minute after adjourn in 1228. For what purpose doe the gentleman from Sampson representative Bill rise? For a personal freezer The gentleman is recognized to speak to a point of personal privilege. Thank you Mr. Speaker members of the house. I want you to join in recognizing my seat mate and his wife Brenda he said 46 anniversary but is still 47th anniversary according to her. Please join me. Members also we are joined by our nurse of the day for this abbreviated session Marry Ann Alexander for Pope town North Carolina thank you for being with us today Mrs. Alexander. For what purpose does the lady from Meclenburg representative Cartenhum rise? Thank you Mr. Speaker point of personal privilege. Lady is recognized to speak to a point of personal privilege. Thank you Mr. Speaker I would like to remind everyone that today it's women's equality day and that was [xx] [xx] [xx] [xx] [xx] [xx] [xx] [xx] [xx]

[xx] Thursday, August 27th, at 10:15 a. M. Those in favor will say aye. Aye. Those opposed no. The ayes have it, [xx] adjourned. [xx].