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House | July 22, 2014 | Chamber | Session

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The house will come to order. Members will take their seats. Visitors will retire from the chamber. The Sgt at arms has closed the doors. Members and visitors will silence all electronic devises. The prayer will be offered by Lyn Taylor, legislative assistant for representative Bill Brawly. Members and the visitors in the gallery will please stand and remain standing for the pledge of allegiance. Thank you for this opportunity to open session and prayer on your behalf. Let us pray. Dear lord thank you for the privilege to bring this body before your throne of mercy and grace. Lift up these men and women who serve this great state that we call home. Thank you for their desire and willingness to serve. I ask that you give them direction, guidance and strength to make the right decisions that lie before them. I pray that you grant this body wisdom and knowledge for the decisions they make on our behalf. I ask for knowledge to do the right thing, to make the right decision and the strength of conviction and courage to carry them out. I ask that you give them a hunger and a thirst for righteousness. For your word tells us that righteousness exalts a nation. But sin is a disgrace to any people. I ask that you grant repentance when we air that we might walk in your blessing and favor. Blessed are you our lord god, forever and ever. Yours oh lord is the greatness, and the power and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty, in deed everything that is in the heavens and the earth. Yours is the dominion oh lord and you exhault yourself as head over all. Both riches and honor come from you and you rule overall. And in your hand is power and might. And it lies in your hand to make great and to strengthen everyone. Now therefore our god we thank you and we praise your glorious name. Amen. 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. Representative Burr is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Mr speaker the journal for Monday July the 21st has been examined and found to be correct. I moved that it be approved as written. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Representative Burr moves that the Journal for July 21st be approved as written. Those in favor will say aye. Those opposed will say no. The ayes have it, the journal is approved as written. The aye's have it the journal is approved as written. Petitions, memorials, or papers addressed to the general assembly of the house. The chair notes that there are none. Ramifications of bills and resolutions. The clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGE] The enrolling clerk reports the following bill duly ratified properly enrolled and presented to the office of secretary of state. House bill 1245 an act acting certain described property to corporate limits of the town of Pleasant Garden. At the request of the property owner and the town and removing certain described property from the corporate limits of the Town of Gwatha.[SPEAKER CHANGE] Chapter bills will be noted. Is the nurse of the day sitting on the back row? Messages from the senate the clerk will read. [SPEAKER CHANGE] The following special messages received from the senate. House bill 1155 first edition. A bill to be entitled and act adding certain described property to the corporate limits of the village of Piners and authorizing the village the levy special assessments to meet the cost of construction of the storm water management system to serve the property added for concurrency added amendment number 1. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Calendar pursuant rule 36B. [SPEAKER CHANGE] Special message from the senate. Sent to chamber July 21st 2014. Mr speaker it is ordered that a message be sent to the house of representatives with the information that the senate failed to concur. And senate bill 403 house committee substitute for the addition. Bill to be entitled as act of amending clarifies various provisions with the election walls and request con freeze. The president ?? points senator ?? senator ?? and senator ??. I'm apart of the senate to confer with the late committee appointed by your honorable body to the end. That the differences arising may be resolved respectfully Siralane. Principle clerk.[SPEAKER CHANGE] Noted the con freeze for the house will be representative Lewis Chair. Representative Tim Moore, Susan Watson and Kim Wydell. The senate will be so notified. [SPEAKER CHANGE] The following special messages received from the senate. Senate bill 883 committee substitute 3rd edition. A bill to be entitled an act to disapprove the mitigation program requirements for protection, maintenance, ?? , adopted by the environmental management commission to adopt a new mitigation program requirements for protection, maintenance of ?? ?? rules. [SPEAKER CHANGE] For the regulatory form sub committee on environment. Notices and announcements? The chair announces that at 2 oclock there will be a retirement ceremony for ..

So, Jerry Cohen and everyone is invited. Other notices and announcements. Representative Pittman. [SPEAKER CHANGES] I want personal privilege. [SPEAKER CHANGES] The gentleman is recognized for point of personal privilege. Not to exceed three minutes. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Thank you sir. I just wanted to speak just a moment about my very dear friend, Mr. Ken Paine, who passed away Sunday morning. Who served, I've forgotten now, several terms as a county commissioner in Cabarrus county. Served for the people of the county with distinction and honor. Passed away on Sunday morning after a lengthy illness with COPD and advancing alzheimers. And, was just an excellent, good man who was a person who served the people from the heart and his loss is difficult for all of us who knew and loved him. And the county of Cabarrus and the state of North Carolina have lost a great public servant. I'd appreciate prayers for his family. Thanks you. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Further notices and announcements. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Burr is recognized, excuse me. Strike that. Representative Ray is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Inquire to share. [SPEAKER CHANGES] State your inquiry. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Do you have an idea what the schedule's gonna be for the rest of the week for planning purposes? I know we're scheduled to come in Thursday. Do you have a time projected or plan and purposes for Friday? [SPEAKER CHANGES] If you'll hold that thought for one minute. Representative Ray, here's what I think I know. Wednesday one o'clock, no votes, skeleton session. Thursday, two o'clock, votes, yes. Friday, to be determined. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Follow up. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Please state your follow up. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Next week? [SPEAKER CHANGES] I do not know. I can not say. [SPEAKER CHANGES] But, we will know. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Day to day. Representative Burr. Oh, Representative Pierce, has his light on, but he's absent or maybe that's an excused absence. He's an excused absence. Bless his heart. Representative Burr is recognized. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Mr. Speaker, I move that the House adjourns subject to ratification of bills and resolutions, messages from the Senate, committee reports, conference reports, re-referrals of bills and resolutions, appointment of conferees, introductions of bills and resolutions and modifications to the calendar, to reconvene on Wednesday, July the twenty-third at one PM. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Representative Burr moves, seconded by Representative Hollo, that the House adjourns subject to ratification of bills and resolutions, messages from the Senate, conference reports, re-referrals of bills and resolutions, appointment of conferees, introduction of bills and resolutions, modifications to the calendar, reconvene Wednesday July twenty-third at one o'clock. Those in favor will say aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Aye. [SPEAKER CHANGES] Opposed, say no. The ayes have it. The House stands adjourned.