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Senate | April 26, 2016 | Chamber | Senate Session

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[SOUND] The Senate will come to order. The Sergeant-at-Arms close the doors, members go to your seats. Leading the Senate in prayer is The Reverend Peter Milner, Senate Chaplain. All members and guests in the gallery, please stand. >> Lord fasten us to the tree of your grace, strengthen us by your hand, your presence. Give us patience with one another as we walk together towards a brighter horizon for all of our fellow citizens in North Carolina. It's in Jesus name we pray amen. >> Amen. >> Senator Tucker is recognized for a motion. >> Thank you, Mr. President. The Journal of April 25th, 2016, has been examined and is been found to be correct. I move that the Senate dispense with the reading of the Journal, and that it stand approved as written, Sir. >> Without objection, the Journal for April 25th, stands approved as written. Senator Tucker, we have a Nurse of the Day in case you get to feeling bad, Dr. Ann Mabe Newman from Charlotte, North Carolina. Thank you, Doctor for being with us. >> [APPLAUSE] >> Notices and announcements. Senator Pate is recognized. >> An announcement, Mr. President. >> You have the floor. >> Thank you. Senator Berger has appointed Senator Wesley Meredith as an additional member of the Senate Finance Committee. >> Thank you, Senator Pate. Is there any further business to come before the Senate? If not, the Chair recognizes Senator Pate for a motion. >> Thank you, Mr. President. I move that the Senate do now adjourn subject to the standards and stipulations set forth in Rule 24.1, and the receipt of committee reports, to reconvene on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 2 PM. >> The motion is that the Senate do now adjourn subject to the stipulations stated by Senator Pate, to reconvene Wednesday, April 27th, at 2 PM. Seconded by Senator Barefoot. All in favor say aye. >> Aye. >> Opposed no? >> The Ayes seem to have it, the Senate stands adjourned. [SOUND] [BLANK_AUDIO]