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Senate | May 9, 2013 | Chamber | Session

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Senate will come to order. Sergeant-at-arms will close the doors. Members will go to their seats. Members and guests of the gallery will please silence all electronic devices. Leading the Senate in prayer is the Reverend Peter Milner, Senate Chaplain. All members and guests in the gallery will please stand. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Let’s pray. Lord as we gather ourselves and pause, we give you thanks for a completed and full week of legislation. I come to you specifically today on behalf of these blessed brothers and sisters to my left and right. I come to you Lord because you are the fountain of every blessing. Because in you there is no variation of shadow, there is no change. Your love for us, your people, is relentless and its unchanging. You chose us before we could even respond to your gift, and Lord your love intends to help rewire our entire life, our entire culture. We try to bring ourselves before you, as if we had everything together. We try to come before you fit and in shape, but you remind us, Jesus, that all the fitness you require is to feel our need for thee. In Jesus’ unending name, I pray. Amen. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Berger is recognized for a motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. The journal of Wednesday, May 8, 2013 has been examined and is found to be correct. I move that we dispense with the reading of the journal and it stand approved as written. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, the journal for May 8th stands approved as written. Leaves of absences are granted today for Senators Barringer and Robinson. Senators, we do a have a Nurse of the Day with us today. Our nurse is Melinda Mindy Mousamara from Kerry, North Carolina. If you will please stand and be recognized, thank you for your service. Ratification of bills. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Enrolled bills. Enrolling clerk reports the following bills duly ratified, properly enrolled, and presented to the office of the Secretary of State. House Bill 314, An Act Extending the Terms of Office of the Mayor and Board of Commissioners of the Town of Ayden from Two to Four Years and Providing that the Notice of Candidacy for Office Shall Be Filed with the County Board of Elections. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Reports of standing committees. Senator Meredith, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President, to send forth a committee report. [SPEAKER CHANGES] You can send forward your report, Senator. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Meredith for the commerce committee submits for passage, House Joint Resolution 444. Confirm Andrew T. Heath to industrial commission, favorable. Senate Bill 73. Local Workforce DB Dislocated Workers, favorable. Senate Bill 468. Align Inspections with Installer Licensing, also favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Joint Resolution 444, calendar. Senate Bill 73, calendar. Senate Bill 468, calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] The House Joint Resolution that was just read in, I move that rules be spending it in, that it be brought before us for immediate consideration. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, so ordered. Do we have any other reports of standing committees? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brock, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To send forth a committee report. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brock, you can send forward your committee report. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brock for Agriculture, Environment, and Natural Resources committee submits for passage Senate Bill 626, unfavorable as to bill but favorable as to committee substitute bill entitled An Act to Recodifing and Amend the Existing Law Enacted to Assist Owners in Recovering Lost Pets, Relieve Overcrowding at Animal Shelters, Facilitate Adoptions from Animal Shelters, and to Provide for Improved Enforcement of that Law By Making It...

Representative: …a welfare act. Speaker: Senator bill 626 calendar. Senator Meredith, you may want to turn your microphone off. Thank you. Senators we are going to go move into the calendar for the day starting with public bills in second reading. Senate bill 78, the clerk will read. Senator Apodaka, for what purpose do you rise? Representative: If we could, we need to handle that joint resolution first. Speaker: I am sorry, I thought that was at the end of the calendar. Representative: No, thank you. Speaker: Thank you Senator. House joint resolution 444, the clerk will read. Clerk: House joint resolution 444, concur Andrew T. Heath to industry commission. Speaker: Senator Goolsby, for what purpose do you rise? Representative: To speak on the house joint resolution. Speaker: The senator has the floor to speak on the resolution. Representative: Ladies and gentleman of the senate, I would ask for your support of this joint resolution. I have known Drew Heath for many years. He has practiced law down in the Wilmington area. He was appointed by governor McCurry to the industrial commission. He is a fine man, has a fine reputation down in Wilmington. His family have sold there home and moved up here and he is ready to get to work on the industrial commission, and I would ask for your support on this joint house resolution, which passed unanimously in commerce just a few minutes ago. Speaker: Further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the senate is the passage of the house joint resolution 444 on its second reading. All in favor will vote aye, all opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote: 44 having voted in the affirmative, 0 in the negative. House joint resolution 444 has passed its second reading and will, without objection, be read a third time. Clerk: NC[xx] Speaker: Further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the senate is the passage of the house joint resolution 444 on its third reading. All in favor will say aye. [aye] Opposed no. [silence] The aye’s have it. House joint resolution 444 has passed its third reading and will be enrolled. Senate bill 78, the clerk will read. Clerk: Senate bill 78 amends state contract review laws. Speaker: Senator Hart is recognized to explain the bill. Representative: Thank you Mr. President, members of the senate. This is a follow up study by Harvard evaluation relating to not only state contracts, but to be certain that the state actually does review and that these contracts have a certain efficacy and are valued for purposes of the state. There are various provisions for creating an additional contract review section of department of administration involving certain contracts, and then some additional review by the department of the state treasurer. I would be glad to answer any further questions if there are any. Speaker: Further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the senate is the passage of the committee substitute of senate bill 78 on its second reading. All in favor will vote aye, all opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote: 47 having voted in the affirmative, 0 in the negative. Senate committee substitute to senate bill 78 passes its second reading and will, without objection, be read a third time. Clerk: NC[xx] Speaker: Further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the senate is the passage of the committee substitute of senate bill 78 on its third reading. All in favor will say aye. [aye] Opposed no. [silence] The aye’s have it. Committee substitute of senate bill 78 passes its third reading and will be sent to the house. Senator Allaram for what purpose do you rise? Representative: To send forth a committee report out of order. Speaker: Senator you can send forth your report out of order. The clerk will read. Clerk: Senator Allram, the adjuciary 2 committee passage of senate bill 553, committee substitute 1, LMEMCO, enrollee grievance and appeal favorable. Speaker: Senate bill 553 calendar. Senate bill 132, the clerk will read. Clerk: Senate bill 132, health curriculum Speaker: Senator Daniels is recognized to explain the bill.

If we could displace this bill to the end of the calendar, there is an amendment I am still working on. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, so ordered. Senate bill 321, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate bill 321 contain county inmate medical cost. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Davis of Macon county is recognized to explain the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. Ladies and gentleman of this senate, this bill basically allows the counties to pay the pre negotiated rate that the state has done with state prisoners and that is applicable to our county prisoners and for those on the medicare, that's what they will be charged. This is no additional charge to the state medicare budget and before we consider the bill Mr. President, I'd like to send forward an amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Send forward your amendment senator. [SPEAKER CHANGES] This should be on the dashboard. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The clerk will read give one second for after this clerk read senator for everybody to see the amendment. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Davis from Macon moves to amend the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Davis is recognized to explain the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. Ladies and gentleman, this amendment basically directs the North Carolina association county commissioners to work with the DMA and the HHS to implement this bill. To facilitate a smooth transition period and I'd ask my fellow members to support the amendment. I'll be glad to answer any questions they have. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further discussion and debate. Hearing none, the question before the senate is the passage of amendment 1.All in favor vote aye. All opposed vote no. Five seconds will be realized for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. Daniel Aye, Gunn Aye, Kinnaird Aye, McKissick Aye. 48 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative. Amendment 1 passes the bill as amended it's back before the body. Is there any further discussion or debate? Senator Newton for what purpose to you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] To speak to the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Newton has the floor to speak to the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President, members. Thank you senator Davis for taking lead on this. Just for a little edification, this is a very important thing to our counties so when you go home and you talk to your sheriffs and your county commissioners, they should be really happy about the bill. We are doing the same thing for the counties in the county jail inmates what we currently do for our inmates in the DOC which will put some caps on the medical expenses. Especially in the small counties, this can be pretty substantial help from time to time when the serious medical expense of experienced that in my district and other districts nearby. We found that in the JPS and we thought this was a good thing and I thank Senator Davis for running with it and getting it done. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Any further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the senate is passage of committee substitute senate bill 321 as amended on it's second reading.All in favor vote aye. All opposed vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting and the clerk will open the vote. Kinnaird Aye, Clark Aye. 48 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative. Committee substitute senate bill 321 as amended passes it's second reading without object to be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] General Assembly of North Carolina in act. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question before the senate is passage of committee substitute senate bill 321 as amended on it's third reading.All in favor say aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Opposed vote No. The ayes have it. The committee substitute senate bill 321 as amended passes it's third reading. The amendment will be enclosed and sent to the house. Senate bill 370, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate bill 370, Respect for students prayer religious activity. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Bingham is recognized to explain the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. Ladies and gentleman of the senate, this bill does not advocate prayer in schools but it does allows students must initiate and lead the prayer and ?? ?? consider the confusion about this as far as what can and can not be done and I think this common across the state. This will clarify the law and I would appreciate your support.

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And so, as this bill moves forward as I assume it will, I sure hope the bill sponsors reconsider that, and understand that there are two parts of the religion clause to the first amendment and not just one. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Any further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question for the Senate is the passage of the committee substitute Senate bill 370 as admitted on a second reading. All in favor will vote aye. Opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. Forty eight having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative, committee substitute Senate bill 370 as amended passes a second reading. Without objection will be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] North Carolina general assembly and acts. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any further discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question for the Senate is the passage of the committee substitute Senate bill 370 as admitted on its third reading. All in favor will say aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Opposed no. The ayes have it. The committee substitute Senate bill 370 as amended passes its third reading. The amendment will be engrossed and sent to the House. Senate bill 444, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate bill 444, UNC Cherokee language. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Brock is recognized to explain the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, mister President. Ladies and gentlemen of the Senate, Senate bill 444 would direct the board of, board of governors to require the constitute all the institutions in the UNC system to develop a policy that the Cherokee language is recognized. It currently is only taught at UNC Chapel Hill and at Western Carolina, and only at those two institutions would the proficiency exam count towards credit hours. So instead of having, they can get a total of six hours for those, but at the other schools they would be able to require where you can waive the foreign language requirement, so instead of taking Latin or Spanish, they, students that have taken Cherokee language training can use that as, to satisfy that requirement. This idea came from middle school students from Cherokee a few years ago, and in Cherokee currently there's an emergent process of trying to teach students in Eastern ?? the Cherokee language. Apparently out of fifteen thousand members there's only three hundred and fifty fluent Cherokee speakers right now in this, in the Cherokee language, and I hope this will help add more value to the language and hopefully that other institutions will take this up and look at it, but currently it's only taught at Western and Chapel Hill. I urge your support of the amendment, or the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none, the question for the Senate is the passage of the Senate bill 444 on its second reading. All in favor will vote aye. Opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. Clerk will record the vote. Rabin, Rabin, aye. Forty eight having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative Senate bill 444 passes its second reading. Without objection. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mister President? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Clodfelter, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Object to the third reading please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Clodfelter objects to the third reading. Senate bill 444 will remain on the calendar. Senate bill 473, the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate bill 473, healthcare cost reduction and transparency. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Rucho is recognized to explain the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mister President. Members of the Senate, yesterday we discussed the Senate bill 473, healthcare cost reduction and transparency act in pretty good detail during the finance committee meeting and also prior to that we had a meeting on healthcare. There has been some significant improvements thanks to many members of the Senate and also stakeholders. I'm going to very briefly try to explain to you what this bill does, and then hopefully we can support it. What it does for the first time is make cost information on various hospital procedures available to the people who consume that healthcare. The cost will include a charge for someone who is uninsured, the average negotiated payment of uninsured persons, the Medicaid rate, the Medicare rate, the range of commercial payments by the state health plan. All of this is very important when a consumer, that'd be the patient, and or either the businesses of the individuals that buy health insurance are making the decisions as to whether that's the particular plan or the particular healthcare that they want to purchase. What it also does is this information that is collected from the hospitals and the ambulatory care facilities will also be, have a repository within DHHS which will be a part of the medical care data act. This is important because what it, the question came out as to who owns this information.

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favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Senate Bill 393 calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Senator Goolsby, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES]. To send forth a Committee Report out of order. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Senator, you can send forward your report. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Senator Goolsby, for the Judiciary 1 Committee, submits for passage Senate Bill 630, Evidence and DNA Expunction Laws, favorable. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Senate Bill 630 calendar. Senate Bill 719. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Senate Bill 719, Student Organizations Rights and Recognition. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Senator Soucek is recognized to explain the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Thank you, Mr. President and Members of the Senate. This bill began with some casual conversations I was having with different Student Organizations around the state. I saw some challenges, I spoke with different organizations on different campuses, and they really expressed some needs, of some concerns. So I spoke with the different Universities, different campuses, and I really felt like that some clarity was needed on this issue, and so it brought forth really, a common sense bill, I think, that simply talks, says that as far as complying, as long as they comply with State and Federal Law, that Student Organizations on UNC campuses and Community Colleges should be able to determine the organizations core functions, resolve internal disputes in accordance with their expressed mission. And I ask for your support on this bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none. The question before the Senate is the passage of Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 719 on its second reading. All in favor vote aye. Opposed will vote no. Five seconds will be allowed for the voting. The clerk will record the vote. Graham, aye. Rucho, aye. 48 having voted in the affirmative and zero in the negative. Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 719 passes its second reading. Without objection, it will be read a third time. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. North Carolina General Assembly enacts. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Is there any further discussion or debate? Hearing none. The question before the Senate is the passage of Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 719 on its third reading. All in favor will say aye. Opposed, no. The ayes have it. Senate Bill 719 passes its third reading, and will be sent to the House. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Senator Gunn, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES]. A point or personal privilege out of order, please. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Senator Gunn has the floor for a point or personal privilege out of order. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Thank you, Mr. President. Yesterday was a truly terrific day, ?? the circumstance, as you know, was not all that great. We were able to sign with the Governor yesterday, Senate Bill 117, Lily's Law. And the reason I wanted to take this moment of personal privilege is to let you know, at the signing yesterday with the Governor, I had a very, very special guest with us, in addition to the mother. As the Governor was signing the bill, we also have another, a very special lady to sign the bill, and it was Lily's older sister Emma. And Emma has learned that even the smallest among us can make a difference in this world. And I’m appreciative for you making a difference, and making it so important for Lily to be recognized, and her legacy to live here at the state of North Carolina. But if I could, I'd like to please recognize Emma, who is Lily's sister, who is in the audience with us today. And if you will join me in giving her a wonderful welcome, I would appreciate it. Emma. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Thank you, Senator. House Bill 243. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES]. A motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Senator Apodaca has the floor for a motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Thank you, Mr. President. Members, House Bill 243, the next item on the calendar, I move that it be removed from today's calendar and put on the fourteenth's calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Without objection, so ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Mr. President, Senate Bill 32, House Bill 13, both bills on for third reading, I ask that they be removed from today's calendar and placed on May the thirteenth's calendar. [SPEAKER CHANGES]. Without objection, so ordered. Senator Daniel, are we ready for 132?

Senator Daniel, we're ready for 132 [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 132 the clerk will read [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 132: Health Curriculum/Pre-term Birth [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President and members of the senate. Senate Bill 132 requires that school health education program include instruction on the preventable causes of pre-term birth, including abortion. The child fatality task force unanimously voted to support this legislation at their December 2012 meeting. The association of induced abortion with prematurity has been reported extensively in over 125 medical publications. An analysis done by the Fiscal Research Division in 2008 reported that annually in North Carolina, induced abortion is associated with 745 early pre-term births, 379 deliveries that resulted in death, 119 pre-term infant deaths and 32 cases of low birth weight, suffering from cerebral palsy. In September 2012, the Fiscal Research Division revised its report using inflationary data to update the fiscal impact. For 2012, the cost/consequence contribution attributable to previous induced abortion to initial neonatal hospital costs were estimated to be 98.8 million dollars. There's remarkable similarity between the level of risk for pre-term birth associated with smoking and and the level of risk for pre-term birth associated with induced abortion in a previous pregnancy. North Carolina has made significant effort to support programs that make mothers aware of the consequences of smoking in the outcome of pregnancy. If there's a rationale for including the risk of smoking in pre-conception education, then there's a rationale to include the risks of previous induced abortion. Now, we did have a vigorous discussion the Health Committee yesterday. Out of that discussion there was some thought that while the Child Fatality Task Force in their recommendation didn't list any additional factors, there are some that should possibility be considered in the health care curriculum. So we went back to our experts at UNC, Dr. Thorpe and Dr. McCaffery and we asked them if you were going to include some additional risk factors and causes of premature birth, what would those be. So at this time, Mr. President, I'd like to submit an amendment to the bill which includes those factors and it should be on the members' dashboard. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Clerk will read [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Daniels moves to amend the bill [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Daniels recognized. Explain the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank You, Mr. President. The simple language of this just expands the things that will be taught to our young people and it reads "teaches about the preventable causes of pre-term birth in subsequent pregnancies including induced abortion, smoking, alcohol consumption, use of illicit drugs, and inadequate pre-natal care." I did work with Senator Stein on this amendment and he has committed to me that supports the amendment and will support the bill, so I recommend the amendment and certainly would recommend the bill to you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is there any discussion or debate? Before we vote, Senators, a leave of absence has been granted for Senator Blue. Before the Senate is the passage of Amendment 1. All in favor, vote Aye. Opposed will vote No. Five seconds will be allowed for voting. Clerk will record the vote. [SPEAKER CHANGES] ?? "Aye" [SPEAKER CHANGES] 46 having voted in the affirmative and 1 in the negative, Amendment 1 is adopted and the bill as amended is back before the body. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, I wish to change my vote on the amendment [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Woodard changes his vote. 47 to 0 is the count. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird ?? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I'd like to speak on the bill but actually about an amendment which I'd like to just briefly run by Senator Daniels. I'd like to ask him about it. If the bill is before us, I'd like to start with what I have to say on an amendment before we discuss the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird do you want to speak to the bill or do you want to offer an amendment? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Both. I will start with speaking to the bill and that will introduce what I want to do with the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird you have the floor to speak to the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank You. Yesterday in the Health Committee, we did hear from two experts and one of them was Dr. McCaffery and one of the things that I know about Dr. McCaffery is he has the Paranatal Quality Collaboration of North Caroline and I've been privileged and fortunate to be a citizen member of that. One of the initiatives that they are trying to do to prevent pre-term births is to

that hospitals and doctors and patients, women who are pregnant, to understand that if you have an elective choice, that is of whether you're going to have your baby early because your doctor is on vacation or you're going on vacation and you do not carry that pregnancy to full term it puts the child in jeopardy. And so what I would just like to do, in fact that's one of the major causes of pre-term births and so I have spoken briefly, if we could just add that one sentence to the bill in the section where the other elective, where the other amendment did, which would just say including elective surgical procedures undergone after evaluation by a medical doctor and the patient. And as I explained what this is is that very often they'll have a cesarean or an induced early labor just because it's inconvenient for either the doctor or the woman and so that's all I would like to do. If it could be added I would appreciate it. And I'm going to send forth the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator, you can send forward your amendment. Clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird moves to amend the bill. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird, would you like to speak to the amendment? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. Chair, Mr. President. I believe I have explained it. As I said one of the McAfrees own parinatal quality collaboration has listed this as one of the major problems with pre-term birth is where it's just simply an elective that they're going to have the baby early because it's more convenient and they have gone around the State working with hospitals, working with doctors, trying to convince them that all pregnancies should be carried to full-term which is 38 to 42 weeks and not be changed or have an early delivery just because of the convenience of the doctor or the patient. Thank you. I commend this amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Senator. Senator Daniel is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you Mr. President. I'd like to speak on the amendment. Basically I appreciate Senator Kinnaird's sentiments but if you look at this amendment procedurally basically it erases every cause we've just inserted the bill and supplants it with this one cause that she would like to see in the bill so I would ask members to defeat the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President, may I speak a second time? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird has the floor to speak a second time. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] On the amendment. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I drew this amendment up before I knew that the other amendment was coming and what I would like to ask is I would object to a third reading and then perhaps we could add this. I do not mean and it's true the way it's written it would wipe out all the others and that's not my intention. My intention is simply to add this one part to the others and then I feel I can support the bill. And I would like to object to the third reading at the proper time where we could work out a better solution. Thank you. Oh yes, I will withdraw my amendment and see if we can work something out later. Thank you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Kinnaird withdraws Amendment 2 and the original bill is back before the body. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. President. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Bryant, I'm sorry, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Not Robertson today. I'm happy to be Robertson if that helps. [SPEAKER CHANGES] For what purpose do you rise, Senator? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I'd like to ask the bill sponsor a question. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Daniel, do you yield for a question? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I do. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Daniel, my understanding is there are several medical experts from like the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Academy of Pediatrics, the Public Health Association/organization that find no correlation between induced abortion and pre-term deliveries. So would it be also appropriate under your bill that is that we're now considering that that information can be conveyed as well or does the correlation between induced abortion and pre-term birth have to be conveyed as well settled and accepted science and medical opinion across the board. Can the differences also be conveyed under this bill?

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Unemployment Insurance, Formerly Disabled Workers Eligible, currently Committee on Rules. I ask that it be removed from Rules, re-referred to Commerce. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, so ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 174, Disapprove Industrial Commission Rules, currently in J2 I ask that it be removed and re-referred to Rules. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, so ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senate Bill 664, Consolidate DV Commission and Council for Women, recall that it’s currently in Rules. I ask that it be removed and referred to Appropriations Based Budget. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Without objection, so ordered. [SPEAKER CHANGES] At this time, we’d like to thank our pages for the week. Pages, we thank you for your service to the Senate. We hope it’s been a great week for you and hope you come back to see us. Thank you so much. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Tarte, for what purpose do you rise? [SPEAKER CHANGES] For a moment of personal privilege, please. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Senator Tarte has the floor for a moment of personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I’d just like to recognize that the Senate will no longer have a 20-year-old running around the Senate floor, as Senator Barefoot, my seatmate, will be celebrating his big 30 tomorrow. Happy birthday. [SPEAKER CHANGES] We have any notices or announcements? Any further business to come before the Senate? If not, the Chair recognizes Senator Berger for a motion. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you, Mr. President. Like many of the rest of us, I remember 30, barely. Mr. President, I move that the Senate do now adjourn, subject to the receipt and re-referral of committee reports, the referral and re-referral of bills and resolutions, and the receipt of messages from the House and the governor, to reconvene on Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The motion is the Senate do now adjourn, subject to the stipulations stated by Senator Berger, to reconvene Monday, May 13th at 7:00 p.m., seconded by Senator Jackson. All in favor say aye, opposed no. The ayes have it. The Senate stands adjourned.