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Senate | August 13, 2015 | Chamber | Senate Session

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Senate will come to order, Sergeant of Arms will close the doors. Members will go to their sits. Members and guest will please silence all electronic devices. Leading the Senate in prayer today is Senator Chad Barefoot of Wake county, all members and guest will please stand. I want to share one of my favorite Bible verses with you, and it's in 2 Peter 1: 5-8, It's about growing in your faith. Now for this very reason also applying all diligence in your faith supply moral excellence, and in you moral excellence knowledge and in your knowledge self control, and in your self control perseverance, and in your perseverance Godliness, and in your Godliness brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness love. For these qualities are yours and on increasing they render you neither useless nor unfruitful in the true knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. Heavenly Father, I pray that each member of this body and this Assembly would acknowledge your sovereignty over our lives, recognizing that we make so many mistakes, that need your guidance and grace and that you would supply each of us with these qualities of your character that leads to brotherly kindness and love, and it in Jesus name that I ask this prayer. Amen. Senator Pate is recognized for a motion. Thank you Mr. President. The journal of Wednesday August 12, 2015 has been examined and is found to be correct. I move that the Senate dispense with the reading of the Journal and that it stand approve as written. without objection the journal for August 12, 2015 stand approve is written. Members leave of absence are granted to today for senators Allexander, Cook, Lee, [xx], Robinson, Stain, Harrington, Smith Ingram and Woodward. I'm sorry, let the record reflect that Senator Alexander is in the Chamber. Members, we have a Nurse of the Day today, Nurse Tona[sp?] Wyatt of Tar Heel North Carolina, is at the back of the Chamber. Nurse Wyatt, thank you for serving the senate today. And members upon the motion of senator Stain Bingham of Davidson county Chair is happy to extend the courtesy to Kathie Dan former county commissioner in Davidson county and Judy senator Bingham long term alias, Ratification of bills the clerk will read. [xx] presentation to the governor. Senate bill 448 enact to equalize taxation of liquefied broken gas when using a motor fuel. Senate bill 560, an act to authorize the director of budget to continue expenditure for the operation of the government at the [xx] on June 30 2015 until August 21st 2015. Senate bill 699 enact of to protect certain personal information of law enforcement's office from disclosure. HOUSE BILL 13, AN ACT TO REQUIRE EACH CHILD PRESENTED FOR ADMISSION INTO THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR THE FIRST TIME to submit proof of the health assessment. You're required without absence without failure if you present the health assessment test mental form NOT RESULT IN SUSPENSIONS AND TO ALLOW STUDENTS TO MAKE UP THE WORK MISSED. TO SPECIFY WHAT INFORMATION SHALL BE INCLUDED ON THE HEALTH ASSESSMENT TRANSMITTAL FORM AND WHO IS AUTHORIZED TO HAVE ACCESS TO THE FORM; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION TO AMEND THE HEALTH ASSESSMENT TRANSMITTAL FORM AND TO REPORT TO THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND TO THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE. HOUSE BILL 168, AN ACT TO EXEMPT FROM PROPERTY TAX THE INCREASE IN VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY HELD FOR SALE BY A BUILDER, TO THE EXTENT THE INCREASE IS ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUBDIVISION OR IMPROVEMENTS BY THE BUILDER. And the following bill duly ratified, properly enrolled, and

prepared for presentation to the Office of the Secretary of State: Senate Joint Resolution 162, A JOINT RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE AND MEMORY OF DANIEL REID SIMPSON, FORMER MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. Are there any Conference Reports to be forwarded in? Senator Rabin, for what purpose? I'd like to send forth a Conference Report. Send forward your report. Clerk will read Mr. President Crawford[sp?] report House bill 268. A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND AND CLARIFY THE STATUTES GOVERNING THE CLEARANCE OF WRECKED VEHICLES AND OTHER TRAFFIC OBSTACLES FROM PUBLIC HIGHWAYS, TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO PERMIT ENCROACHMENT OF AIR SPACE ABOVE STATE ROAD 1347, NEVADA BOULEVARD, IN THE CITY OF CHARLOTTE, FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A MATERIAL CONVEYANCE SYSTEM; AND TO EXTEND TO DECEMBER 31, 2015 THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A NATIVE BROOK TROUT SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE. Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? Mr. President, reading clerk just read in house 268 amend transportation laws. I move that rules be suspended to the end that it be brought before us for immediate consideration. Without objection so ordered. House Bill 268 Clerk will lead. House bill 268 amend transportation laws Senator Raven is recognized to explain the conference report in the motion. Thank you Mr. President, members. I'm going to ask you to support this conference report I will tell senator Ford what it did because he will ask me if I'm tell them the changes, I have him standing on the floor. Senator Ford this one is for you. This bill came back to us with the addition of a Brook Trout licence plate that had not yet reached its numbers to to be given a little extra time those numbers have been met so that was taken out of the bill the senate has added two this conference report an extension of the minority work force section of the department of transportation with an extension of two years because this would sunset August 31st of this year without this extension and so we had extended within this report and it has been signed and I'll submit it to you as something we need to support thank you. Is there any discussion or debate? Hearing none question for the senators is the passage of the motion to adopt the conference report to house bill 268 all in favor will vote aye, oppose vote no five seconds to be allowed for the voting Clerk will record the vote. 41 having voted in the affirmative and none in the negative the conference report is adopted and the house will be so notified. Members that concludes our calendar at this time I'd like to thank the pages for their services this week we have enjoyed you being here and hopefully you have learned something from not just your sponsoring but from other members and from other pages so we thank you for your service this week and hope you come back to see us thank you. Notices and announcements. Senator Brown for what purpose you rise? An announcement. You have the floor. Republicans will cocus immediately after session. Are there any further notices or announcement? Mr. President. Senator Newton for what purpose you rise. Brief moment and personal privilege. You have the floor. Thank you Mr. President. Colleagues I want to call out my son who has been on page this week.

Many of you have been confused About him saying that he thought that he was here last week because his brother was here last week they a lot alike but I just wanted to say How much I appreciate him. He's had a big summer done a lot of interesting things this summer and I hope he is doing a lot this week then finally I Want to ask him if he is ready after session to give his rendition of the Old North Session. I don't want to invite all of you to stay and hear his performance which hopefully will not last so long that will be late for cockers. Are you ready? he says his voice is starting to crack. So I appreciate you playing a long with with the jokes on. Thank you very much. Further notices or announcement announcements. Further business come for the senate if not the Chair recognise the senate to play for a motion Thank you Mr. President I move that the Senate be now adjourned subject to the standard stipulations set forth in the Senate rule 24.1 the ratification of bills the appointment of conferees, the receive of conference reports and the receive of house messages to reconvene on Monday August 17th 2015 at 1:30 PM. And senator Pete my understanding is that Monday 1:30 session will be a skeleton session there will be no voting sessions on Monday. Thank you. The motion is that the senate do now adjourn subject to the stipulations stated by senator Pete to reconvene on Monday August 17th In 2015 at 1:30 PM seconded by senator Newton all in favor will say, Aye, all oppose no. The ayes have it and the senate stands adjourned. this is from the House house bill 191. An act to amend the fee schedule and expired legislation renewal procedure for the board above these examiners prefer to rule. Senate bill 332 house committee substitute an act to enable registers of deeds to collect additional fees for indexing instruments that contain exhibits with mulitiple enterrable parties. Have come far to see if I can't come for [xx] August 18, 2015