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Senate | June 30, 2016 | Chamber | Senate Convenes

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[BLANK_AUDIO] Senate will come to order. Sargent at arms close the doors, the members to go to their seats. Members and guest please silence all of your electronic devices. Leading the Senate in prayer is Senator Newton. All members and guest in the gallery please stand. [BLANK_AUDIO] >> Friends will you pray with me. [INAUDIBLE] the words of our mouths and the meditation of our hearts be pleasing in your sight. Our strength, our rock and our Redeemer Lord we thank You for this day. We thank You for this August body, we thank You for the opportunity that You have given each of us to live. We ask You to be with us today as You have always been. Be with us today and give us wisdom, give us courage, give us strength. all the things that you feed us every single day we ask you for that again today. Help us to see your wisdom and help us to see your will not our will, your will. What is our role that you wish us to fulfill today. As it was said in Ephesians for we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works. Which You Lord, God prepared in advance for us to do. We ask these things in Your son's name. His redeeming blood and we thank Him for it. In Jesus Christ's name Amen. >> Amen. [BLANK_AUDIO] Senator Berger is recognized for a motion. >> Thank you Mr. President. The journal of Wednesday June 29th, 2016 has been examined and found to be correct. I move that we dispense with the reading of the journal and that it stand approved is written. Senators let's come to order please. Let's come to order. [BLANK_AUDIO] Let's come to order Senators. Without objection the journal for June 29 stands approved as written. Senators we have leave of absence requested without objection granted for Senators Tart and Clark. [BLANK_AUDIO] Senators the hour having arrived for the joint session of the senate and the House of Representatives as fixed by Senate Joint resolution 387 providing for a joint session with the General Assembly to act on a joint resolution providing for confirmation of appointments by the governor of new members to the State Board of. Education The messages is ordered sent to the house of representatives. Notifying the honorable body that the Senate stands ready to repair to the hall of the house. Message from the House of Representatives clerk will read. >> House of Representatives June 30, 2016. Mr president, it is ordered that the message be sent to the Senate informing the honorable body that pursuant to Senate joint resolution 387, resolution 2016-21 a joint resolution providing for joint session of the General Assembly to act on joint resolution providing for confirmation of the appointment by the Governor of new members to the State Board of Education. The house stands ready to receive the honorable body in joint session respectfully Denise Weeks/g principal clerk. >> The chair recognized Senator Berger for a motion. >> Thank you Mr President I move that the Senate stand in recess to repair to the hall of the house house of representatives, they're to sit in joint session to consider a joint resolution providing for the confirmation of appointments by the governor, of new members to the state board of education. And I further move upon the conclusion of the joint session, the senate stand in recess, subject to a standard stipulation set forth in senate rule 24.1, the receipt of, and referral of committee reports and conference reports. Messages of the house or from the house, ratification of Bills and the appointment of conferees to reconvene today at 2:30 pm. >> Senate stands in recess and proceeded by it's officers shall repair to the hall of the house to sit in joint session for the purpose of confirmation, of the governor's appointment to the State Board of Education and upon dissolution thereof to stand in recess subject to the stipulation stated by Senator Berger until 2:30 PM.[SOUND] [BLANK_AUDIO] [BLANK AUDIO]