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House | May 8, 2013 | Chamber | Session

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the house will come to order, members will take their seats, visitors will retire from the chamber, the sergeant at arms will close the door, members and visitors are asked to please silence all cellular phones, today's prayer will be offered by representative ryan brown. [change speaker] Good afternoon members, everyone must have known i was giving the prayer today with the robust attendance, if we could bow our head please, god, as this body begins the important work of the people that we have before us, please teach us to be generous to serve you as you deserve, to give without counting the cost, to fight without fretting over our whims, to labor without seeking rest, to achieve without looking for any reward other than knowing we are doing your holy will, amen [change speaker] please join us in the pledge of allegience [all speak] I pledge allegiance, to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all [change speaker] representative starns is recognized [change speaker] mr speaker the journals been examined and i move it be approved as written [change speaker] representative starns moves that the journal for may 24 be approved as written, those in favor will say aye, those opposed will say no, the ayes have it and the journal is approved. petitions, memorials or papers addressed to the general assembly or the house the clerk will read. without objection the house agriculture committee will continue to meet since we are not taking any votes, is there objection? hearing none so its authorized. reports of standing committee and permanent sub committees, the clerk will read [change speaker] finance committee representative howard, lewis and setzer. house bill 553 amendment charter at county occupancy tax favorable [change speaker] calender [change speaker] house bill 616 transitional mortgage loan originator, favorable [change speaker] calendar [change speaker] house bill 828 update physical therapy practice site, favorable [change speaker] calendar [change speaker] senate bill 269, salsberry dnx rank county airport property, favorable [change speaker] calendar [change speaker] hour bill 371, by practice system certification, favorable and cerilly reffered to appropriations [change speaker] without objection the cereal referral to appropriations is stricken, bill will be calendared, members without objection senate bill 177, which is the hobston mays bill satellite annexation is withdrawn from the committee on government and refereed to the committee on finance with a serial referral to the committee on government, messages to the senate, clerk will read [change speaker] committee, subject number 2 for senate bill 402 been kind of like to make base budget appropriations for current operations of state departments institutions and agencies and for other purposes [change speaker] bill is refereed to committee on appropriations [change speaker] members we have a number of courtesies of the gallery and before i do that i want the folks visiting in the gallery to know is what you're witnessing today is what we call a skeleton session, there are no votes being taken today. so that's why you only see a handful of members here at this moment, a number of members are meeting in various committees and folks are here, but they don't have to be here on the floor at the moment for votes, that being said however; upon the request of the members from cabearas and contava counties, representatives johnson and setzar, the chair is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to ian prince and his wife catherine from concord, their daughters lilly and grace who is also serving as an honorary page, if you all would stand so we can please welcome you [applause] on motion of representative warren of Wayne county, the chair is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to chad michelle, county commissioner and instructor at east rowan high school and a number of his students, they were on the floor earlier, I think their outside, so they may make their way ion later, on motion of representatives bell, moffat, murry and raye, from the coutnies of wayne, bunkum wake and north hampton, the chair is happy to extend the courtesies of the gallery to the members of the coastal conservation association of north carolina, who are here for their annual legislative day, if you all would please stand

So that we can welcome you. And on motion of Representative John Zoker from the great state of Cumberland, the chair is happy to extend the courtesies to Morgan Zoker, who is Representative Zoker's daughter. Morgan if you'd please stand so that we can welcome you. Notices and announcements. ?? will read his first. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The House Committee of Rules will meet immediately after the session today, at Tim Moore's desk in the chamber. [SPEAKER CHANGES] And members, that will be seat 6. I'll hurry down there as soon as we're done. [SPEAKER CHANGES] House Committee on Appropriation Subcommittee on education will meet tomorrow at 8:30 in 421 LOB, and the House Committee on Appropriation Subcommittee on Natural and Economic Resources will meet tomorrow at 8:30 in 424 LOB. [SPEAKER CHANGES] What purpose does the gentleman from Gaston, Representative Starnes is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The speaker's subject to committee reports and messages from the Senate, I move that we do now adjourn to reconvene on Wednesday, May the 29th at 2:00. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Is that also subject to re-referrals of bills and resolutions also? [SPEAKER CHANGES] Absolutely. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Alright. Representative Starnes moves, seconded by a Representative Burr, that the house adjourned to reconvene on May the 29th, at 2:00pm, subject to the stipulations and conditions recited in his motion. Those in favor will say aye, opposed no. The ayes have it and the House stands adjourned.