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Senate | May 9, 2016 | Chamber | Senate Session

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[SOUND] Senate will come to order sergeant at arms will close the doors. Senator Heiss will go to his seat, leading the senate in prayer today is Reverend Peter Milner/g Senate chaplain. All members and guests in the gallery please stand. Lord we thank you for this day, I ask you to bless us keep us and shine your face on us. It's in the name we pray Jesus Amen. >> Senator Heiss is recognized for a motion. >> Thank you Mr president the journal of Thursday May 5th 2016 is been examined and found to be correct. I move that the senate suspends with the reading of the journal and stand approved as written. >> Without objection the journal from may 5th stands approved as written. Ratification of bills the clerk will read. >> The enrolling clerk reports the following bills duly ratified for presentation to the governor senate bill 725. An act to make technical administrative clarifying changes to the unemployment insurance laws as recommended by the joint legislative oversight committee on unemployment insurance. Senate bill 729 an act to make various changes to the revenue laws. [BLANK_AUDIO] Is there any further business to come before the senate? If not the Chair recognizes Senator Heiss for a motion. >> Mr President I move that the senate do now adjourn subject to the standard stipulations set forth in rule 24.1. Committee appointments and the receipt of house messages to reconvene on Tuesday May 10th, 2016 at 2 pm. >> The motion is that the senate do now adjourn subject to the stipulations stated by Senator Heiss to reconvene Tuesday May 10th at 2 pm. seconded by Senator Apodaca all in favor say aye. >> Aye. >> opposed no. Ayes seem to have it. Senate stands adjourned [SOUND] [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Introduction of bills Senator Rucho, Raven and Tillman an act to amend the North Carolina constitution to provide that the maximum tax rate on incomes cannot exceed five and one half percent refer to finance. That was senate bill 817. Senate bill 818 Rucho, Raven and Tillman an act to increase the standard adoption amount effective for the 2016 taxable year refer to finance. Senate bill 819 Chrovec/g and Raven an act to provide income tax relief for members of the armed forces of the United States who are in North Carolina residents stationed outside of the state referred to finance.