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Senate | May 26, 2016 | Chamber | Senate Convenes

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[BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] Senate will come to order. Sergeant at arms close the doors and members go to their seats, members and guests in the gallery please silence all your electronic devices. Leading the senate in prayer is Reverend Peter Milner Senate, Chaplin all members and guest in the gallery will please stand. >> Let's pray. Lord thank you. for gathering us today under your wing. Father bring order here. Let your joy to bring order you created the heavens and the earth. For this is easy for you. Would you open our ears and hearts make a way for us pilgrims. Meet us here on the solid ground. Bless those that we serve in Jesus name we pray Amen. >> Senator Apodaca is recognized for a motion. >> Mr. President the journal on Wednesday May 25th has been examined. what year are we in. >> I could tell I think it's 2016. >> Well Wednesday May 25th 2016 has been examined along with 2015 and if found to be correct. I move that that the senate dispense with the reading of the journal and that it stands approved as written. >> Without objection the journal for May 25th stands approved as written. >> Senators we have a live of absence granted today for Senator Pate. We also have a nurse of the day and doctor of the day with us today. Nurse Shannon McLaughlin/g and Dr. John Wilford. Nurse McLaughlin/g is from Winston, Salem and Dr. Wilford is from Charlotte. Please stand and be recognized. Thanks for serving us today. >> [APPLAUSE] >> Senators, upon the motion of Senator Barefoot of Wake County, the Chair is happy to extend courtesies of the gallery to his wife, Page Barefoot, their son Franklin and daughter Louisa and their grandmother Jane Rogers. Please stand and be recognized. Thanks for joining us in the Senate today. Stand on up and be recognized up there. Thank you. >>[APPLAUSE] APPLAUSE] >> Do we have any reports from standing committees? [BLANK_AUDIO] Messages from the house, the clerk will read. >> [BLANK_AUDIO] Message from the house. Senate bill 71, an active warrant require coal combustion residuals and permit/g owner to provide a permanent all [INAUDIBLE] waters supplies for residents and areas surrounding coal residual surface impoundment/g. extend the period for public come in and to review a proposed risk classifications for coal combustion residuals surface impoundment/g state. And re-modify appointments to the coal ash management commission, the mining commission and the oil and gas commission in accordance with the holding McCrory versus Berger. House Joint Resolution 1141. A joint resolution honoring our service members during the observance of Memorial Day. >> Senator Apodaca, for what purpose do you rise? >> Mr. President, vote for those just read in by the reading clerk move that they be put on today's calendar for consideration. >> So ordered. [BLANK_AUDIO] Mr. President. >> Senator Newton for what purpose do you rise? >> To send forth a committee report. >> You can send forward your report, Senator. [BLANK_AUDIO] The Clerk will read.[BLANK_AUDIO] >> Senator Newton, The Judiciary I committee submits for passage Senate Bill 805, fiduciary access to digital access/g favorable.

>> Senate Bill 805 calendar. Senators, we are going to have to take a little recess here for about 15 minutes. So the Senate will stand in recess until 11:30. 11:30 we'll be back in the House. >> Mr. President. >> Senator Brown, for what purpose do you rise? >> Quick announcement. >> Senator Brown, you have the floor. >> Republicans will caucus during the recess. >> Mr. President. >> Senator Blue, for what purpose do you rise? >> An announcement. >> You have the floor. >> Democrats will caucus as well. >> Thank you, Senator. >> Senate will recess till 11:30. [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK_AUDIO]