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House | May 15, 2016 | Chamber | House Session Convenes

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[BLANK_AUDIO] May I have your attention please. Visitors will please retire from the chambers as the house prepares for its session. [BLANK_AUDIO] [SOUND] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [SOUND] The house will come to order, members will take your seats. The visitors will retire from the chamber, the sergeant of arms will close the door, members and visitors will please silence all electronic devices. The prayer will be offered by representative PiTTman, members and visitors in the gallery will please stand and remain standing for the pledge of allegiance. Representative Pittman. >> Thank you Mr. Speaker, let's pray. Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth and forever more the name of the Lord is to be praised, and we thank you oh God for your great love for us. We thank you oh God that even though you knew how we would fail you and how we would sin yet you love the very idea of us enough that you made us any way. And father we thank you for that great love and rejoice in you. We thank you for the duty of this day and for the beauty of this creation which you've made and for the ability that you give us to appreciate and enjoy it. And we thank you God for your offer to us of your own fellowship. Father we pray for all who work here in this place, we pray Oh God you would help them with whatever difficulties they maybe facing with the challenges God that are in front of us we pray you would help us to draw in you for strength wisdom and guidance. We oh God for the health of all here and ask that you bless each one. Some of us have been through some difficult health issues in recent days. And we just you continue to heal those who have had this issues such as Representative Connie and others Lord. We pray that you give us strength. Be with those who are on their way here today have not arrived father give them safe journey. And Lord just guide and direct us. We're getting in the crunch time on the budget and a lot other things waiting to be done. And we just pray father that you will guide us through it all and in the end father Father as in all things as we ask not our will but yours be done through Christ our Lord amen. >>Amen. I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic in which it stands one nation under God indivisible with liberty and justice for all. >> The gentleman from Henderson representative McGrady is recognized. >> Mr. Speaker the journal for May 12th has been examined and found to be correct I move that it will be approved as written. >> Representative McGrady moves that the journal for May 12th be approved as written. Those in favor will say Aye. >> Aye. >> Those oppose will say No, the Aye's have it and the journal is approved as written. [BLANK_AUDIO] Notices and announcements. Members subject to the ratification of bill and resolutions receipt of messages from the senate, receipt of community reports, receipt of conference reports. The referral of bills and resolutions the appointment of conferees. The introduction of bills and resolution. Committee appointments and the reading of representatives statements. The house will stand in recess until 7 o'clock PM. [SOUND] Introductions of bills and resolutions the clerk will read. >> Representative Rena Turner, House Bill 1125 prohibit Hunting from right of ways Beckham County. >> The bill is referred to the community on Wildlife resources and if favorable the committee on local government and if favorable, the committee on rules count and operations in the house. [BLANK_AUDIO]