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House | June 30, 2014 | Chamber | Session

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The House will come to order. Members will take their seats. Visitors will retire from the chamber. The Sergeant-At-Arms will close the door. Members and visitors will please silence all electronic devices. The prayer today will be offered by Representative Turner. Members and visitors in the gallery are asked to stand during the prayer and to remain standing during the Pledge of Allegiance. Representative Turner. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Let us pray together. Oh Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the Earth. Lord, we come to you tonight thanking you that your spirit and your presence is with us. We ask that because of your presence with us, we thank you that we can call on your name for peace, for help, for power, and Lord, we ask that you visit us, that you inhabit us with these gifts tonight, that the work that’s done in this chamber might be for your glory, for it’s in your name we pray. Amen. [SPEAKER CHANGES] 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. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Burr is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Chairman, the journal for Thursday June the 26th as been examined and found to be correct. I move that it be approved as written. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Burr moves that the journal for June 26th be approved as written. Those in favor will say aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Those opposed, no. The ayes have it and the journal is approved as written. Petitions, memorials or papers addressed to the General Assembly or the House? Ratifications of bills and resolutions. The Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The enrolling Clerk ?? to ratify ?? House Bill 267, An Act to Amend Laws Governing Captive Insurance Companies; House Bill 379, And Act Authorizing North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board to Amend Board’s Laws; House Bill 1034, An Act to Amend the Laws Related to the Local Firefighters’ Relief Funds and Others; House Bill 1139, An Act to Dedicate and Accept Certain Properties as Part of the State Nature and Historic Preserve. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Chapter bills will be noted. Members, the nurse of the day is Ann-Marie Patterson-Powell of Cary. Ms. Patterson-Powell, we’d like to welcome you. If you can please stand so we can properly welcome you and recognize you. Reports of standing committees and permanent subcommittees. Representatives Stone and Warren are recognized to send forth a committee report. The Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representatives Stone and Warren for the Government Committee, Senate Bill 874, Spruce Pine De-Annexation, favorable and referred to Finance. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The bill is referred to the Committee on Finance. Messages from the Senate. Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Special message from the Senate. House Bill 366, a bill to be entitled An Act to Maintain the Confidentiality of Environmental Investigations for Agricultural Operations and Direct the Department of Environment… [SPEAKER CHANGES] The bill is referred to the Committee on Agriculture. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, pursuant to a message from the Senate on June 25th 2014 informing the House of Representatives the Senate forced a concur on Senate Bill 8 to have House Committee Substitute, a bill to be entitled An Act to Exercise North Carolina’s Constitutional Authority to Replace Common Core, the ?? appoints Senator Tillman, Chair; Senator Wade and Senator Soucek on ?? Senate confer ?? committee by the honorable body to the end that the differences arising may be resolved. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The House appoints the following conferees: Representative Holloway, Chair; Representatives Brisson, Horn, Speciale and Elmore. The Senate will be so notified. Further messages from the Senate. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 189, a bill to be entitled An Act to Amend the Laws Regarding Information Provided to Noncustodial Parents Subject to Wage Withholding Orders. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 1113, a bill to be entitled An Act to Exempt a Transfer of the Brevard Road Site Pursuant to an Interlocal Agreement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 1247, a bill to be entitled An Act to Allow Limited Appointment of Elected Public Officials to the Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority and to Provide that

[0:00:00.0] …And the domain must be authorized by the effected appointed authority. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 729, Coal Ash Management Act of 2014: Prohibits recovery of costs related to unlawful discharges from coal combustion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Bill is referred to the committee on environment, if favorable the committee on finance, if favorable the committee on appropriations. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 839, an act providing that parking meters in the city of Winston Salem may be activated by coins, tokens, cash, credit cards, and debit cards or electronic means. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The bill is referred to the committee on rules count and operations in the house. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 851: An act to allow first craven sanitary district to provide for 3 absentee voting in the same manner as a municipality. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The bill is referred to committee on rules calendar and operations of the house. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 875: An act to stagger the terms of the members of the town council of 3 the town of Bakersville. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The bill is referred to committee on rules calendar and operations of the house. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Calendar, the members removing into the calendar, the Chairs going, there are some discussions ongoing about the number of bill on the counter. So, we are gonna move around the counter a little bit. House Bill 1155, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Bill 1155: A bill to be entitled. An act adding certain described property to the corporate limits of the village of Pinehurst and authorizing the village to levy special assessments to meet the cost of construction of a storm water management system to serve the property added. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Moore Representative Bolls is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I will debate the bill Sir. Thank you Mr. Speaker, I had a good vote last week and live for you to vote again, thank you and I would also like to thank Representative Bryan for the cookies. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussions further debate, if not the question before the house is the passage of House Bill 1155 on his third reading. So, many as favor passes of the bill will vote aye, those oppose will vote no, the clerk will open the vote. The clerk will lock the machine and record the vote, 112 having voted in the affirmative and three in the negative, House Bill 1155 passes his third reading or will be send to the Senate by special messenger. House Bill 1245, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Committee substitute for House Bill 1245: A bill to be entitled. An act adding certain described property to the corporate limits of the town of pleasant garden at the request of the property owner and the town and removing certain described property from the corporate limits of the town of __[03:17]. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Guilford Representative Hardister is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. Speaker, members I appreciate your support for this local bill on second reading and I ask for your support again on third, I will be glad to answer your questions. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Actually the Chair will point out that this is the third reading of your bill. So, this is the final one. Further discussions further debate, if not, the question for the house is the passage of the House committee substitute for House Bill 1245 on it’s third reading. So, many favoring passage of the bill vote aye, those oppose will vote no, the clerk will open the vote. The clerk will lock the machine and record the vote, 112 having voted in the affirmative and two in the negative, the house committee substitute for House Bill 1245 passes it’s third reading, it will be sent to the Senate by special messenger. House Bill 1056... [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker…? [SPEAKER CHANGES] What purpose does the gentleman from Wake Representative Malone arise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I would like to change my vote to an aye on the last vote. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman’s vote will be recorded as aye on the last bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Committee substitute for House Bill 1056: A bill to be entitled. An act amending the charter of the town of Lake Lure to provide the plat and book number in the office of the Rutherford County register of deeds where the official map of the town's boundaries is recorded. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Rutherford County wishes to debate the bill? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. Speaker [0:04:59.4] [End of file…]

Speaker : ?? Speaker Changes: guys this is a local bill ?? as Representative Howard says finance sate referred to along so there are technical issues ?? boundary of the city,thank you and i urge you to vote for the bill, Speaker Changes: further discussion further debate ,if not the question before the house,the house committee substitute house bill 1056 on it's second reading,all in favor vote aye,all oppose vote no the clerk will open the vote ,Representative Florid ?? the vote machine record 114 have voted i n the affirmative and none in the negative the house bill 1056 passes on it's second reading and will remain on the calender ,senate bill 757, Speaker Changes: ?? the gentlemen is recognized to debate the bill, Speaker Changes: thank you Mr.Speaker there is no opposition in favor of city in house of house ?? all have support thank you, Speaker Changes: further discussion further debate if not the question if the passage of senate bill 757 on it's second reading the clerk will open the vote so many favor in favor vote aye,oppose vote no,the clerk will open the vote,the clerk record the machine and open the vote,115 have voted i n the affirmative and none in the negative ,the senate bill 767 passes in the second reading and will remain in the calender,house bill 1033 the clerk will read, Speaker Changes: ?? North Carolinian acts, Speaker Changes: Representative ?? the gentlemen is recognized to debate the bill, Speaker Changes: ?? please vote green one more time thank you, Speaker Changes: if not the question if the passage of senate bill 1033 on it's third reading the clerk will open the vote so many favor in favor vote aye,oppose vote no,the clerk will open the vote,?? machine will held be held up to record the vote,the clerk will the lock the machine and record the vote ,113 have voted in the affirmative and none in the negative the house committee substitute for house bill 1033 passes third reading and will send to the senate by special messenger, Speaker Changes: ??, Speaker Changes:further discussion further debate if not the question if the passage of senate bill 871 on it's third reading the clerk will open the vote so many favor in favor vote aye,oppose vote no,the clerk will open the vote,?? the house bill passes third third reading and will be send to the senate by special messenger,

...Prohibition on the Carrying Concealed Firearms for Certain Department of Public Safety Employees. General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Stanley, Representative Burr is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We had had a good vote on this bill on Thursday and I won't go back through all the points of the bill but there are a number of provisions in the bill. Obviously, many of them have an impact on the every day lives of state employees, of folks in district attorney offices, the corrections division and others, and obviously the transfer of the SBI is included, as well. In an effort to, we know that's not in controversy in the House and Senate budgets. It's going to eventually happen there as we pass a budget, but in an effort to go ahead and put this to rest and allow those, that transfer to happen it's included here and obviously also includes the authorization for the SBI to establish the additional positions for the computer crime unit and allowing them to target folks online who are targeting minors. And also includes the provisions of the request of the Department of Justice to make sure they're able to keep five positions that they still had listed under the SBI that should have been under the crime lab. But as I said, there's a number of good provisions in here. I think there are a few amendments and we'll be happy to respond to those as they come up. So, we'd appreciate your support again on this bill today. [SPEAKER CHANGES] What purpose does the gentleman from Wake, Representative Jackson, rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forth an amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Member is recognized to send forth an amendment. The Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Amendment ALH-102V3. Representative Jackson moves to amend the bill on page 1, lines 3 and 4, by rewriting those lines to read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Wake, Representative Jackson, has the floor to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Ladies and gentlemen of the assembly, I wasn't here when the Carrying Concealed Weapon Law was originally passed, but a provision was put in to allow district and superior court judges to carry their weapon onto the courthouse property. They couldn't take it in the courtroom, but they could have course have it on their person walking to and from their car. For some reason, the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court was left out of that ability to do that. I have a former law partner who is now a Justice on the Court of Appeals. She brought this to my attention and asked that this body consider that. In particular, her concern was security. It was either this past year or this coming year they had lost their security guard up front, so they weren't even having a security guard on the premises. There was no metal detector and all those things to walk through. So she would like to be able to carry a weapon if she so chooses. I'd ask for the body's support. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion...is this on the amendment? Representative Collins, the gentleman from Nash, is recognized to debate the...for what purpose does the gentleman rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To see if the gentleman who sponsored the amendment would yield for a question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Does the gentleman from Wake yield to the gentleman from Nash? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes, sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] He yields. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Jackson, I honestly just want to know what I'm voting for. It's just like you ask questions this way, sometimes, which I respect. The only effect of this amendment will be to broaden which of our judges can carry concealed weapons. Is that correct? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes, sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from Randolph, Representative McNeill, arise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Question the amendment sponsor. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Does the gentleman from Wake yield to the gentleman from Randolph? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes, sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] He yields. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I assume you've researched this or had staff research that appellate judges are not already covered under the law that currently exists? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes, that's correct, Representative. I didn't ask them to research it. I researched it myself several months ago when the judge brought it to my attention. I know that she's had discussions with other people in the Chamber about possibly running this and then when I saw this bill that had a carry and conceal piece on it, I thought it appropriate to try and put it in this bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from Gaston, Representative Bumgardner, rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Can I ask the amendment sponsor a question? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Does the gentleman from Wake yield to the gentleman from Gaston? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes, sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] He yields. [SPEAKER CHANGES] On page 2 of your amendment, section 1.3A, is that language identical to what's in the bill? You see under here where it says, "It shall be unlawful for any person to possess, carry, whether openly or concealed, any deadly weapon not used for instructional..." blah, blah, blah. Is that already in the bill? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes, sir, Representative. It's already in statute. My amendment would just change the words district court judges or superior court judge to just include justice or judge of the North Carolina...

[0:00:00.0] …Court of Justice just to make it apply the same rights to every judge. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Okay, ladies and gentlemen do you wish to ask him any additional question? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I would like to make an additional comment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, I compare the two because I’m looking at my iPad and when the amendment comes up the bill goes away. So, that’s why I was asking, thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from Stanley, Representative Berg arise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] See for Representative Jackson I have one question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Does the gentleman from Wake yell to the gentleman from Stanley? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes, Sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] He yells. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Representative Jackson, in your amendment you are changing the title of the bill which is not allowed for further reading to happen unless the body wouldn’t object him but allow for that to take place. So, would you have a proof this amendment passes or you may able to allow in third reading to move forward deny and not objecting or opposing third reading if we would pass this amendment? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Absolutely, Representative Berg this is not a delay tag of anything I know the same judge has talked to and speak more. So, I have no objection to that. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the lady from Yancey, Representative Presnell arise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The lady has the floor to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I would like to ask Representative Jackson a question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Does the gentleman from Wake yell to the lady from the Yancey? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes, Sir. [SPEAKER CHANGES] He yells. [SPEAKER CHANGES] So, this has in there too, increase the penalty for Concealed Carry? [SPEAKER CHANGES] That is just a continuation of the title of the current bill this before us. I believe there will be an amendment dined to change that but currently the bill that passed on Thursday carries an increase penalty and that’s just copy in the title word-for-word. And my amendment makes no change to that. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Okay, thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from Lee, Representative Stone arise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To see if gentleman would yell for question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Does the gentleman from Wake yell to the gentleman from Lee? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I do Mr. Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] He does. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. Speaker, I just wanna to make sure that I hear you correctly and understand correctly all of this amendment allows is all judges and off course can carry a concealed weapon. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes Sir, to my knowledge this is gonna add 22 judges that sit on our court of appeal and Supreme Court to allow them to just to carry concealed weapon in the courthouse not in the courtroom, just in the courthouse should they choose. [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Lee has the floor to debate the bill, to debate the amendment, excuse me. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. Speaker, ladies and gentlemen I support this amendment, I don’t go to court often but every time I do go in a court to do some sort of business I sit back in the back rows and some part of the room and I think, “Wow, this is unreal.” I wanna go and when I go in a courtroom and sit on the back rows so that will support the judges and in the courtroom and I hope you will vote for this amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] What purpose does the gentleman from New Hanover, Representative Davis arise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak on the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman has the floor to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Ladies and Gentlemen, the house in view of Representative Jackson’s statement that he will not insist on the third reading and allow this to go forward tonight, I will ask you to vote for the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion further debate? If not, the question before the house is the passage of amendment 5 send forward by Representative Jackson. So, many favoring passage of the amendment will vote aye, those oppose will vote no, the clerk will open the vote. The clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. 110 having voted in the affirmative and six in the negative the amendment is adopted. The gentleman from Wake, Representative Stein is recognized to send forward an amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The clerk will read the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] This is amendment ALU-40 B2 Representative Stein moves amend the bill on page 29 and 46 by inserting the line after the period and before the quotation marks the following. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Wake has the floor to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] This is semi-technical and this comes from the AOC and the State Crime Lab, we didn’t actually appropriate any money for remote testimony for forensic testimony. So, this just makes clear that they don’t have to do it till they get the money from somewhere. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion further debate? If not, the question before the house is the passage of amendment 6 send forward by Representative Stein. So, me favoring passage of the amendment will vote aye, those oppose will vote no. The clerk will open the vote. The clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. 115… [0:04:59.8] [End of file…]

... having voted in the affirmative and one in the negative, the amendment is adopted. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from Rutherford, Representative Hager rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I must have my ADD on steroids today. I want to be recorded as voting yes on the Jackson amendment please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The Chair thought you were just following Representative Cleveland’s advice up there, since I wasn’t there for him to harass this evening. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, let the records show that Joe Nolan was bothering me at the time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The record will so note. The gentleman’s vote will be changed to yes. Further amendments? For what purpose does the gentleman from Wake, Representative Jackson rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forth an amendment, Mr. Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to send forth an amendment. The Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] This is Amendment AMD-84, V1. Representative Jackson moves to amend the bill on page 25, line 40 by deleting… [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Wake has the floor to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. This is the amendment that most of you probably thought I was standing up to introduce the last time. This one deals with the SPI. I listened to Representative Blust on Thursday when he talked about how political it was that it’s the same way he used to speak six years ago, five years ago when the Democrats were in charge. Representative Blust used to sit back there and stand up and make those arguments, and he’d move to set aside the rules to the end, and I’d vote with him, and Representative Owens would get up from his chair up here and walk back in the back and say “Freshman, what are you doing voting with that man?” Used to happen all the time, so I tried to think of a way to make this transfer not political. I think there are good arguments on both sides. Whether it’s in the AG’s office or under the Department of Public Safety, it’s going to be political, but I remembered reading an article from Rob Christensen a few weeks ago in the News & Observer – some of you might have seen it – and it recounted the story of when Senator Hagan was first elected and President Obama was elected in 2008. One of the first things that are usually done when the presidency changes is the US Attorneys are all let go and new appointments are made. At Senator Hagan’s request, President Obama held off for a while on that, and she actually submitted what’s called a blue slip. We don’t have that ability here, but she submitted a blue slip so that the US Attorney couldn’t be changed until the investigation of John Edwards had come to an end. It actually took about two and a half years. I think it was June of 2011 when he was finally indicted, and once he was indicted, she removed the blue slip and the US Attorney was changed. I tried to think of a way to do that for this case as well as far as the ongoing political corruption cases. I could not think of a good way to have a certification or have some, so what I did was I delayed the transfer until December 1st to give them five months to finish their current active investigations. It’s my opinion that moving a department of this size probably will take a little time anyway. It will give them some planning time to get it up and running, to get the new person selected who’s going to be in charge, and I think it’s the nonpolitical solution to this issue that we find ourselves in, so I’d ask for your support. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from Stanly, Representative Burr rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Speak on the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman has the floor to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I rise to oppose the amendment. I think little really will change by changing the effective date. Currently, if any of you have… for those of you who went out a few weeks ago to the Highway Patrol training area, you’d notice that the SPI’s office is located out there with the Highway Patrol now. It’s not as if you’re going to be packing up and moving these agents and this bureau from the Department of Justice over to Department of Public Safety. It won’t involve a transition like that, so the mindset that you’ve got to give them time to put their stuff in a U-Haul and move is not really a valid argument at this point, so I would ask that you oppose this amendment, and if the transition’s going to happen, it’s best that it happen in a timely manner. Allow for that to happen. Investigations will continue to happen. None of that will change. Those will continue to go on day to day as they do now, and I would ask that you oppose this amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from New Hanover, Representative Davis rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Speak on the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman has the floor to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Ladies and gentlemen of the House, and all due respect to Representative Jackson, I really know of no valid reason to postpone the effective date that’s put forth in the bill, so I’d ask you to vote against

00:00 For what purpose does the gentleman from Guilford representative Blust. See if representative Jackson will yield for a question. does the gentleman from wake yield to the gentleman from Guilford. Yes sir go ahead [??]. he is. representative Jackson I listened with interest the other day as representative Queen brought up this investigation how do you have any assurance there is such an investigation I've never really heard it verified and I'm wondering because the person in the center of it got caught for something I think out in Utah and every one who had gotten cash or contributions from him has disgorged theirs contributions very quickly and I'm just thinking there was never a quid for the pro quo because if there was going to be anything there it was interrupted what is this investigation how much do you know about it I'm just not sure what you're talking about or what some of the people you side have talked on about. thank you representative Blust I wanna be extra just very clear for the record I have no inside knowledge of any pending investigations with the SPI I base my comments on potential investigations that may be going on at this time I've read the same things you've read in the paper but I have no inside information of any investigations. further discussion further debate if not the question before the house is amendment seven sent forth by representative Jackson so many favoring the adoption of the amendment will vote aye those opposed will vote no the clerk will open the vote, the clerk will lock the machine and record the vote 45 having voted in the affirmative and 71 in the negative the amendment is not adopted, the gentleman from New Hanover representative Davis is recognized to send forth an amendment the clerk will read. amendment ASA-73V1 representative Davis moves to mend the bill on page 2 between lines 9 and 10 by inserting the following. the gentleman from New Hanover has the floor to debate the amendment. Thank you Mr speaker ladies and gentlemen of the house this is a technical correction amendment there are four items the first item the language in [??] is being moved from section 1.3 to section 1.1 where it should have been to begin with as a result of moving that in paragraph nine [??] we are inserting a North Carolina administrative law judge which specifies as the other items in that particular part of the statute what we're dealing with the third item is on page 3 line 43 we're simply deleting the number 3.4 and substituting the number 3.3 that is because the former 3.3 was removed in the appropriations committee so that's just a number change and the last number four change is changing section to part because actually what you're referring to in that language is all of part 11 which includes sections 11.1, 11.2 and 11.3 I'll ask your support for this technical correction amendment. further discussion further debate if not the question before the house is the passage of amendment eight sent forth by representative Davis so many favoring adoption of the amendment will vote aye those opposed will vote no the clerk will open the vote, the clerk will lock the machine and record the vote 114 having voted in the affirmative and 2 in the negative the amendment is adopted the gentleman.. Mr speaker. for what purpose does the lady from [??] wake representative [??]. I think there was a computer switch in the two 'cause I'm shown that amendment eight having failed it flipped on me on my screen so I just wanna make sure they caught that. amendment seven is the Jackson amendment that failed, amendment eight a eight is the Davis amendment that just passed, if the lady will refresh her computer the clerk informs me that it should show the correct [??] the gentleman for Cabarrus representative Pittman is recognized to send forth an amendment the clerk will read. this is amendment AMM-57V2 representative Pittman moves. 05:00

… to amend the bill on page 2, lines 11through 17, by deleting the lines and substituting the following. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Cabarrus has the floor to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. There’s a concern with the bill as it is presented to us that persons who might unknowingly violate the statute would be subject to a felony charge instead of a misdemeanor charge. For example, say Grandma ?? breaks down and she borrows her grandson’s car. Maybe she’s not aware that he’s a gang member, not aware that there’s a pistol in the glove compartment, and she gets pulled – maybe, I don’t know, doesn’t have her taillight working or something and gets pulled, and it’s discovered that there’s a gun in there. She could be hit with a felony when she doesn’t even know what’s happening. This bill that… this should be treated still as a class 2 misdemeanor on the first offence. We have no opposition to treating a second or third offence as a felony, but feel that this is a bit steep for a first offence that could be inadvertent, and how do you prove it? I’ve been ticketed before for shooting doves over bate when I had no idea the field was bated and that didn’t make any difference before the law, and I just feel like that we shouldn’t punish someone for an inadvertent violation as strictly as you would someone who knows that they are violating, so ‘d appreciate if you’d accept this amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from New Hanover, Representative Davis, rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman has the floor to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I would simply state that of course for someone to be convicted of a crime, the state of North Carolina’s going to have to prove their guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, so I think if somebody is inadvertently doing something and doesn’t have any willful intent, I don’t believe they would be convicted, so I would ask that you vote against the amendment and leave the language as it was. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is Amendment 9, sent forth by Representative Pittman. So many favoring adoption of the amendment will vote aye. Those opposed will vote no. The Clerk will open the vote. The clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. 46 having voted in the affirmative and 70 in the negative, the amendment is not adopted. Further discussion, further debate on the House Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 594 as amended? For what purpose does the gentleman from Wake, Representative Jackson, rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Inquiry of the Chair. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman may make his inquiry. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Chair, do I need to make that motion to set aside the rules so we can have third reading or is that just kind of assumed? [SPEAKER CHANGES] That’s correct. [SPEAKER CHANGES] so I need to make a motion? [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Wake is recognized for a motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Pursuant to my previous agreement, I would make a motion that we set aside the rules to the end to allow for third reading tonight. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Wake moves that the rules be suspended for the purposes of allowing the House Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 594 to have its third reading. Further discussion, further debate? If not, so many favoring the motion will vote aye. Those opposed will vote no. The clerk will open the vote. The Clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. 111 having voted in the affirmative and 5 in the negative, the motion to suspend the rules passes. The question before the House is the passage of the House Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 594 on its third reading. So many favoring passage of the bill will vote aye. Those opposed will vote no. The Clerk will open the vote. The Clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. 75 having voted in the affirmative and 40 in the negative, the House Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 594 passes its third reading and will be sent to the Senate. It will be engrossed and returned to the Senate. Thank you Madam Clerk. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker? [SPEAKER CHANGES] for what purpose does the lady from Franklin, Representative Richardson rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, I would like to be recorded as voting yes on Representative Jackson’s motion previously. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The lady will be recorded as having voted aye.

...on the motion to suspend the rules. Senate Bill 78, the Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 78, a bill to be entitled An Act to Require Cities and Counties to Remove Personal Information From Records Available on Internet Websites Maintained by Counties and Cities When Requested by Certain Law Enforcement Personnel, Prosecutors, and Judicial Officers. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from Wake, Representative Malone, rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Make a motion, Mr. Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman may state his motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] We want to remove this from the calendar today and put it on tomorrow. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without object-, the question before the House is to remove the bill from today's calendar and that the bill be re-calendared for tomorrow. Is there objection? Hearing none, so ordered. Senate Bill 85, the Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 85, a bill to be entitled An Act to Improve the Availability of Third and Fourth Year Clinical Rotations for North Carolina Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Students and the Availability of Graduate Medical Education Positions for North Carolina Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical School Graduates. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from Harnett, Representative Lewis, rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, may I send forward Amendment ARF-27? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Member is recognized to send forth the amendment, the Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] This is Amendment ARF-27B2. Representative Lewis moves to amend the bill on page 1, lines 8 through 16, by deleting those lines and by renumbering the remaining sections accordingly. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Harnett has the floor to debate the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. This amendment removes, as it says, lines 8 through 16 of the bill. Those lines would have allotted 25% of clerkships at UNC hospitals to third and fourth year medical students at other accredited universities. I met with UNC and they have expressed to me that there is a concern with the accreditation based on this part. I know of no opposition to removing part 1 of this bill and would respectfully ask for support from the body to do so. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate on the amendment? If not, the question before the House is the adoption of Amendment 1 sent forth by Representative Lewis. So many favoring adoption of the amendment will vote aye, those opposed will vote no. The Clerk will open the vote. Does the gentleman from Henderson County wish to be recorded on this? The Clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. One hundred and sixteen having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, the amendment is adopted. The gentleman from Harnett, Representative Lewis, is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. The bill as amended that you have before you is really pretty straight forward. It just recognizes that our state is blessed to have five medical schools in or state which trains future doctors to go out and to serve our population. It recognizes and acknowledges that one of those schools is much larger and more dominate than the other four. And it merely says that those other four will have a shot at getting the clerkships or what's called clinical rotations which the third and fourth year spots at hospitals in order to complete their training. It in no way interferes with any existing agreement that any school has with any medical institutions. And I would ask for support of the bill. Thank you, Mr. Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of the House Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 85 on its second reading. So many favoring adoption of the bill will vote aye, those opposed will vote no. The Clerk will open the vote.

Representative Torbett, does the gentleman wish to record on this vote? The Clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. One hundred and fifteen having voted in the affirmative and one in the negative. The House Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 85 passes its second reading and will, without objection, be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of House Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 85 on its third reading. So many favoring passage of the bill will say aye, those opposed with say no. The ayes have it and the House Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 85 passes it's third reading. It will be engrossed and returned to the Senate. Members, on the front page of your calendar, House Bill 1218, the Chair is informed that the gentleman from Union, Representative Horn is asking that that bill be removed from today's calendar and calendared for tomorrow. Is there objection? Hearing none, so ordered. Senate Bill 761, the Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 761, a bill to be entitled An Act to Enhance the Effectiveness of the Occupational Licensing of Military Service Members and Veterans and to Direct the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina and State Board of Community Colleges to Submit a Plan That Will Ensure that College Credits are Uniformly Granted to Students with Military Training. General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman from Gaston, Representative Hastings, is recognized to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Yes, Mr. Speaker. This is just another bill that's going to help us in our efforts to become the most military and veteran friendly state in the nation, and as a courtesy, we had a companion bill but the Senate allowed us to run the modifying of the internal auditing statutes in 2013 and in return, we allowed them to run this bill and we would appreciate your support. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from Transylvania, Representative Whitmire, rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker, to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman has the floor to debate the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For all friends of the House here, this is an incredibly important bill and as we, on the verge of many any of our active duty members being lifted, reduced in force and joining the civilian world in one form or another, this is incredibly important for workforce development and also a veteran bill. And I personally would much rather have someone that could show up for work on time, has their act together, and brings a unique skill set with many, many hands-on experiences in a lot of environments to join our workforce. And instead of being motivated to go to some other state that more readily gives them credit where credit's due with civilian equivalency for their military training. So I ask that you support this bill wholeheartedly. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of the Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 761 on its second reading. So many favoring passage of the bill will vote aye, those opposed will vote no. The Clerk will open the vote. The Clerk will lock the machine and record the vote. One hundred and sixteen having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative, the Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 761 passes its second reading and will, without objection, be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] General Assembly of North Carolina enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion, further debate? If not, the question before the House is the passage of Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 761 on its third reading. So many favoring passage of the bill will say aye, those opposed will say no. The ayes have it and the Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 761 passes its third reading. Will be enrolled and sent to the Governor.

Members House Resolution twelve sixty five a resolution honoring the life and memory of Doctor Maya Angelou is removed from the committee on rules on be calendared for tomorrow July first. House Joint resolution twelve sixty two a joint resolution authorizing the legislation research commission to examine ways to prevent suicide among minors and veterans in North Carolina is removed from the committee on rules and would be calendared for Wednesday July the second. For what purpose does the lady from Seria...the gentlemen...For what purpose does the gentlemen from Stanley representative Burrow rise. For a motion the gentlemen may stage as a motion. Mister speaker I move that the rereferal of a bill move that Senate bill two oh one it's allow hunting with suppressors that bill is currently in judiciary A I move to strike that referral and that the bill be referred to the committee on rules. SPEAKER CHANGES: The gentlemen moves that the bill be removed from the committee on judiciary A referred to the committee on rules. Objection sore. Members we ask the pages to all come forward please. Pages we're glad to have you here this evening when the clerk calls your name we would ask that you step forward and wave so that the members here will know who you are. Clerk will read. SPEAKER CHANGES: Preston Adams, Lincoln County, Katelyn Pitton Alamax, Jace Bower Ardele, Harrison Bryant Alexander, Emalah Calicutt Montgomery, Sam S Nash, Emily Gage Polk, Trey Ham Green, Clay Harris NewHanover, David Hunt Robeson, Ben Jones Davidson, Marquez Macon Halifax, Noah McKay Franklin, Michael Minnocky, Surrey Ally Parker Orange, Mahush Penapapka Wake, Katherine Riley Johnston, Emeris Roberts Convus, Patrick Satchie NewHanover, Savon Sampson Rubson, Carolyn Shriver Wake, Catherine Shriver Wake, Morgan Warren Rohan, Austin Wood Wake, Spencer Zachery Alexander. SPEAKER CHANGES: Pages we wanna thank you all for being here with us this week we hope you have a great experience. We certainly encourage you to reach out to your member who nominated you and be sure to talk to them and we think you'll have a good time observing the deliberations and in the process as we...Members please join me in welcoming the pages. (applause) Pages you may return to your stations. Notices and announcements. For what purpose does the gentlemen from Cherokee, representative West Rise? SPEAKER CHANGES: For an announcement mister Baker. SPEAKER CHANGES: The gentlemen has the floor for an announcement. SPEAKER CHANGES: Thank you mister speaker the environment committee eleven am in Room six forty three will be taking up Senate bill seven twenty nine for discussion only thanks a lot. SPEAKER CHANGES: For what purpose does the gentlemen from Dare Representative Tyme rise?

...personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized to speak to a point of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Over the weekend, the state and especially The Outer Banks lost a good friend, Sterling Webster. Many of you may know him in his role as the Chair of the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association a couple of years ago, passed away. He was the Chair of The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce, the Roanoke Island Festival Park, the Visitor's Bureau and many other organizations on The Outer Banks. And he was smart enough never to run for office, but still did a lot of good for our community. I always considered him a mentor to me and what I have found over the past few days is that I was not alone. Many people have approached me expressing their sadness at losing their mentor, as well. He was the one who got me involved in our community. I had met him in college and when I moved to The Outer Banks I called him and said, "I just want to get involved, what should I do?" He said, "Show up at the Rotary at 1:00 and I'll have a sponsor there waiting for you." And I showed up and I did. He was a good friend to the state and The Outer Banks and I just ask you to keep Sterling Webster and his family in your prayers. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from Lee, Representative Stone, rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] A moment of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman may speak for a moment of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Ladies and gentlemen, I want to share with you today that as a father, we have many opportunities to be a part of our children's life, but seldom do we become the first to see something because my wife tends to beat me to it. Whether it was walking or reading or what, but today, today, I finally beat my wife. I took my son out on a pier at 7:30 this morning. By 10:00 he caught he first two fish, and I don't know what I was more happy about. The fact that I saw something first or the fact that he did it, but I couldn't wait for her to walk out on the pier so I could show her the pictures and then tell her I saw it first. So, I enjoyed the moment. [applause] [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is reminded that his wife might even be listening to session tonight, so... [SPEAKER CHANGES] For the record, I did not 'beat' my wife. [laughter] [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from Rutherford, Representative Hagar, rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] For an announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized for an announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I want all of the Republican caucus to remember of our off-site event tonight at 7:30. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose does the gentleman from Cherokee, Representative West, rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To clarify an announcement, Mr. Speaker. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized for a clarification of his announcement. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 729 is the coal ash bill. Somebody asked the question. It's the coal ash bill and you're all welcome to come hear the discussion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further notices and announcements? If not, the gentleman from Stanley, Representative Burr, is recognized for a motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I move that the House do now adjourn subject to ratification of bills, messages from the Senate, committee reports, conference reports, re-referral of bills and resolutions, appointment of conferees, introduction of bills and resolutions, modifications to the calendar, to return on July 1st at 2:00 p.m. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Burr moves, seconded by Representative Hastings, that the House adjourns subject to ratification of bills and resolutions, messages from the Senate, committee reports, conference reports, re-referral of bills and resolutions, appointment of conferees and modifications to the calendar, to reconvene on Tuesday, July 1st, at 2:00 p.m. All those in favor will say aye, those opposed, no. The ayes have it. The House stands adjourned.