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House | September 9, 2015 | Chamber | House Session

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The house will come to order, today's prayer will be offered by Bill Moss, assistant to Sergeant at Arms we'd ask all members and our guests in the gallery to please stand for prayer and remain standing for the pledge of allegiance. Thank you Mr. Speaker, as the budget process continues in this great assembly, I'd like to share with you some words from the Apostle Paul to the church in Corinthian to us today and then I will show you the most excellent way, if I speak in the tongues of men, and of angels but have not love, I'm only a resounding gong or a clanging symbol. If I have gift of prophecy and can fair them all mysteries and all knowledge and I finally have a faith that can move mountains but have no love, I'm nothing if I give all I possess to the poor and surrender my body to the flames but have not love, I gain nothing. Love is patient, love is kind it does not envy it does not boast. It is not proud, it is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered. It keeps no records of wrongs. Love doesn't not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects always trusts always hopes always preserves. " And further on he says "now these things remain faith, hope and love, but the greatest of these is love. " Let us pray. Dear heavenly father again we just thank you so much for this wonderful day this time you have given us together in your name. Lord again as this budget process continues in greatest name Lord I pray that the gifts that you have given each and everyone of these men and women here today Lord I just pray that you'll bind them together in love let them use those talents that you have so graciously given them and Lord after all is said and done may you receive all the glory and the honor and it's in Christ name I pray amen. Amen,  I pledge allegiance to flag of the United States of America and to the republic which stands one nation under God one Nation indivisible with liberty and justice for all. one Nation indivisible with liberty and justice for all. The gentleman from Hardett, representative Lewis is recognized for a motion. Mr. Speaker, the journal for Tuesday, September the 8th, has been examined and found to be correct. I move that it stands approved as written. Representative [xx] moves the journal for regulation we sent to the House of Representatives with the affirmation that the Senate failed to concur, the senate bill 378 house committee substitute fourth edition a bill to be entitled an act to increase the punishment for certain offenses misdemeanor death by vehicle I request conferees [xx] Senator Bingham Chair, Senator Hartsel, Daniel [xx] on the power of the [xx] confine with the Light committee to point it by the [xx] Now that the chair points the following members as [xx] to sign Bill 378, Representative Stevens, Chair. Members, Representative Walfard, Representative Davis representative Jackson the Senate will be so notified. Members where we are today, is that the budget negotiations continue. It's at the level now where Senator Burger and I are actually meeting and we're [xx] through a lot of the provisions, a lot of the money items, we had a productive day yesterday. We were here till nearly mid night last night. We pick back up this morning with meetings and we've narrowed the scope of the issues down to a handful of issues, and that I will tell you that significant progress is being made. Once I hit the gavel I intend to get back over and finish meeting with Senator Berger this afternoon to see where we are. I except we'll need to also meet tomorrow there will be no votes in the house at all for the remainder of the week, so all members unless they're directly involved with the budget process do not need to be here. But the process is moving along I'll tell you without giving too much of the wheat that we've also addressed some of the finance issues, we've addressed a number other bills have been hanging around this session, and so a lot of progress is been made. So I think we're getting there but we're not there yet. Notices and announcements, we do have our nurse of today for this very brief session Jennifer Lam from Rocky Mountain, Miss

Lam thank you for being here with us, please join me welcoming with us today For what purpose does the Mackenburg, representative Moore rise? Mr. Speaker, in the spirit of Floyd inquiry of the chair.  General may state as inquiry.  I have you disseminate what our schedule of be for next week as we go forward.  It looks like, at this juncture, I don't know if we have to have any more votes for Monday or not we'll get word out to probably Friday as to whether we think there will be votes on Monday. I do think, we maybe taking up some other bills on Tuesday and Wednesday. There are a few other bills hanging around out there. We have the rule here for the budget. For example once a conference report is done, it has to sit for 72 hours pursuant to House rule and under that says there's a 72 hour time window once the deal was reached that has been made. We're looking at right now and again this is all an estimate subject to change that we're looking at a vote on the budget next week Wednesday and Thursday that may have to be moved around summer to all looking at right now that again that's assuming everything continues moving down the tracks yes sir. Further notices and announcement of not the gentleman from Harnett Representative Lewis is recognized for a motion. Mr. Speaker subject to the recede of committee reports message from the senate the referrals of bills and resolutions, the appointments of conferees a move of the house now adjourn to reconvene Thursday September 10th at 10 o'clock AM. Representative Lewis move, seconded by representative Dixon that the House be now adjourned subject to receipt of messages from the Senate committee reports, conference reports, re-referral bills and resolutions and appointment of conferees to reconveneThursday September 10th at 10 a. M Those in favour will say aye. Those oppose no? The ayes have it, we stand adjourn.