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House | May 19, 2016 | Chamber | House Session

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[BLANK_AUDIO] May I have your attention please. Visitors please retire from the chamber as the house prepares for its session. Thank you. [SOUND] [SOUND] [BLANK_AUDIO] [SOUND] The house will come to order. Mr. visitors retire from the chamber we'd ask all folks to silence electronic devices. The sergeant at arms will close the doors. Today's prayers will be offered by Mark Con/g the assistant sergeant at arms, we ask all members and the guests in the gallery to please stand and remain standing for the pledge of allegiance. >> Our Father in heaven, as we come before you today on this beautiful Monday you've given us to start the week with, we are thankful for the recent rains and now for the prevailing sunshine and for the opportunity to have honored mothers everywhere this past weekend. As we start our week Father, please guide the members and staff of this great chamber, and the decisions made will always be in the interest of the greater good for all North Carolinians. I pray you will be with each of us, throughout the week. Both here and in our homes and do so in the Holy name of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Amen. >> I pledge allegiance. >> Representative Lewis is recognized for a motion. Mr. Speaker the journal for May 5th has been examined and found to be correct. I move that a stand approved is written. >> Representative Louis moves that the journal for May 5th be approved as written. Those in favor will say aye. >> Aye. >> Those opposed no. The Is have it. The journal is approved. Gratification of bills and resolutions, Clerk will read. >> The [UNKNOWN] requests the following views to be ratified for presentation to the Governor. Senate bill 725 an act to make technical administrative and clarifying changes for the [INAUDIBLE] insurance laws as recommended by the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Unemployment Insurance. Senior Bill 729 an act to make various changes to the revenue laws. >> Chapter bills will be noted. [BLANK_AUDIO] Representative Faircloth and Goodman are recognized to send forth a committee report, the clerk will read. >> Representatives Faircloth and Goodman, Ethics Committee Report DRH30468-TY-2. A bill to be entitled an act to make various provisions the state Government Ethics Act of the Lobbying laws [INAUDIBLE] introduction. >> Chair directs the bill be filed on behalf of the committee. >> Pages you will be formally introduced tomorrow I just wanted to informally thank you all and welcome you here today. Today is what's called a skeleton session, there's no votes, that's why there aren't very many folks here, but tomorrow we anticipate, we'll have some votes so, when everyone volunteer I'll actually introduce, having each of you introduce by name, but I just wanted to say hello and thank you all for being here with us this week. Introduction of Bills and resolutions, the clerk will read. >> Representatives Specioli, [UNKNOWN] J. Dale and G. Graham, house bill 1045, movement charter revised consolidated. >> Local government. >> Represenative Cunningham, Mayer, Richardson and farmer Butterfield house bill 1046, constitution amendment of minimum wage. >> Rules calendar and operation of the house. >> Representative Jones, Blckwell and Hager House bill 1047 welfare and reform, food and nutrition benefits. >> Health? >> Representatives Lewis, Jackson, Murphy and Dobson/g House Bill 1048, reduced [INAUDIBLE] to improve North Carolina health and safety. >> Insurance? >> Representatives K. Hall, Blackwell and L. Johnson, House Bill 1049 national border professional teaching standard certification fund. >> Appropriations. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Further directed that the house bill 1045 which was referred to the Committee on Local Government, that bill also needs a referral to the Finance Committee. So order is Local Government in favor of Finance. [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] Notices and announcements. What purpose does the general from Durham, Representative Hall rise? >> The Mr. Speaker, I just wanted to check on one of the bills ahead, a referral, but didn't have a secondary referral on the constitutional amendment on the minimum wage, is there a secondary referral after rules? >> Not this at this time.

I'd be glad to add a couple if you like. [BLANK_AUDIO] Clerk recognized for an announcement. >> House committee on Appropriations, [UNKNOWN] will meet Tuesday May 10th at 8:30 am in 1228 and 1327 >> Further notices and announcements. [BLANK_AUDIO] Now the gentleman from Harnett. Representative Louis, recognize for a motion. >> Mr. Speaker, subject to the re-referral of bills and resolutions, I move that the house adjourn to reconvene Tuesday May 10th at 2 0'clock P.M. >> Representative Louis moves seconded by Representative Langdon that the house do now adjourn subject to the re-referral of bills and resolutions to reconvene Tuesday, May 10th at 2 PM. Those in favor will say, aye? >. Aye. >> Those opposed no? The ayes have it and we stand adjourned. [SOUND] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [SOUND] >> [NOISE] >> [INAUDIBLE] >> To review in the meanwhile. I don't know what happened back there. >> [INAUDIBLE] If you find out what you [INAUDIBLE] >> Don't do it. It's [INAUDIBLE]. >> Do you all [INAUDIBLE] >> How are you? >> Good. How about yourself. >> Good. >> Did your lines break in? >> They did. Well, it's nice to spend the weekend at the [INAUDIBLE] Convetntion Committee. [LAUGH] >> Oh, that's right [INAUDIBLE] >> I spent last weekend at the Republican [INAUDIBLE] I've lost two weekends in a row. >> Oh no. >> [INAUDIBLE] Talk about switching parties but we figured the evil we know or evil we don't. So->> [LAUGH] >> [SOUND] [SOUND] >> [INAUDIBLE] I didn't [INAUDIBLE] >> [LAUGH] I'll know you are not yelling at me [INAUDIBLE] type something Okay [INAUDIBLE] >> Apparently, I need to remember that. >> So you're not yelling at me? >> No [INAUDIBLE] >> [LAUGH] >> What's going on men [INAUDIBLE] >> [INAUDIBLE] >> I ran both Saturday and Sunday and I put about 10 miles and- >> You know running is not good for you. >> I know. It's actually bad for every part of you, believe it or not. >> It is. >> And it's bad for your knees- >> That's why I don't run. >> Too much running is bad for your heart. But I only run between three and six- >> [CROSSTALK] Best you can do is finding a wheelchair and let your wife [SOUND]