ADJOURNMENT RESOLUTION.

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 686 (Public) Filed Thursday, June 29, 2017
A JOINT RESOLUTION ADJOURNING THE 2017 REGULAR SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO A DATE CERTAIN AND LIMITING THE MATTERS THAT MAY BE CONSIDERED UPON RECONVENING.
Intro. by Rabon.

Status: Ch. Res 2017-12 (Senate Action) (Jun 30 2017)
S 686

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 29 2017 - More information

    Provides that the Senate and the House of Representatives (House) will adjourn on the date this resolution is ratified,and stand adjourned to reconvene on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at noon. Limits the matters that may be considered during the reconvened session to the following:

    1. Bills vetoed by the governor, solely for the purpose of considering overriding the veto upon reconsideration.
    2. Bills providing for the selection, appointment, or confirmation as required by law.
    3. Bills providing for action on gubernatorial nominations or appointments.
    4. Bills concerning redistricting litigation and those related to litigation challenging the legality of legislative enactments.
    5. Bills returned on or after Wednesday, June 28, 2017, to the house in which the bill originated for concurrence.
    6. Adoption of conference reports for bills which were in conference on or after Wednesday, June 28, 2017, and conferees had to be appointed by both houses on or after that date.
    7. Bills for impeachment.
    8. Bills subject to Article II, Section 23, of the NC Constitution that have passed second reading in the receiving house or have passed second reading for concurrence in the originating house, but have not been taken up for third reading.
    9. Simple resolutions addressing organizational matters of each respective house.
    10. A joint resolution further adjourning the 2017 Regular Session or amending a joint resolution adjourning the 2017 Regular Session to a date certain.

    When the House and Senate jointly adjourn the session convened on Thursday, August 3, 2017, they stand adjourned to reconvene on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at noon. Limits the matters that may be considered during the reconvened session to the following:

    1. Bills revising the judicial divisions of the State, the superior court districts, the district court districts, and the prosecutorial districts and the apportionment of judges and district attorneys among those districts and containing no other matter.
    2. Bills revising districts for cities, counties, and other political subdivisions of the State and the apportionment of elected officials among those districts and containing no other matter.
    3. Bills amending the constitution.
    4. Bills vetoed by the governor, solely for the purpose of considering overriding the veto upon reconsideration.
    5. Bills providing for selection, appointment, or confirmation.
    6. Bills providing for action on gubernatorial nominations or appointments.
    7. Bills for impeachment.
    8. Bills concerning redistricting litigation or any other litigation challenging the legality of legislative enactments.
    9. A joint resolution further adjourning the 2017 Regular Session or amending a joint resolution adjourning the 2017 Regular Session to a date certain.
    10. A joint resolution further adjoining the 2017 Regular Session or amending a joint resolution adjourning the 2017 Regular Session to a date certain that is no later than November 15, 2017, for the purpose of considering bills revising electoral districts and reapportioning officers among them as follows: Senate districts and senators among them, and no other matter; Representative districts and representatives among them, and no other matter; judicial divisions, superior court districts, district court districts, and prosecutorial districts, and judges and district attorneys among them, and no other matter; and city, county, and other political subdivisions and elected officials among them, and no other matter.

    When the House and Senate jointly adjourn the session convened on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, they stand adjourned to reconvene on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at noon. Limits the matters that may be considered in the reconvened session to the following:

    1. Bills affecting the budget, including the budget of an occupational licensing board, provided the bill is submitted to the Bill Drafting Division by May 18, 2018, and introduced in the House or filed for introduction in the Senate by May 31, 2018.
    2. Bills amending the NC Constitution.
    3. Bills and resolutions introduced in 2017 that passed the crossover deadline and were not disposed of in the other house by tabling, unfavorable committee report, indefinite postponement, or failure to pass any reading and which do not violate the receiving house's rules.
    4. Bills and resolutions implementing recommendations of specified commissions and committees, provided the bill is submitted to the Bill Drafting Division by May 17, 2018, and filed for introduction in the Senate or introduced in the House by May 30, 2018.
    5. Any noncontroversial local bill, as described, that is submitted to the Bill Drafting Division by May 24, 2018, and introduced in the House or filed for introduction in the Senate by June 7, 2018, accompanied by a certificate saying no public hearing will be required or asked for, the bill is noncontroversial, and that the bill is approved for introduction by each member of the House and Senate whose district includes the area to which the bill applies.
    6. Selection, appointment, or confirmation of state board and commission members.
    7. Bills providing for action on gubernatorial nominations or appointments.
    8. Any matter authorized by joint resolution passed by a two-thirds majority.
    9. A joint resolution authorizing the introduction of such a bill.
    10. Any bill affecting state or local pension or retirement systems, provided the bill is submitted to the Bill Drafting Division by May 22, 2018, and introduced in the House or filed for introduction in the Senate by June 5, 2018.
    11. Joint, House, or Senate resolutions authorized under Senate Rule 40(b) or House Rule 31.
    12. Bills vetoed by the Governor, to consider overriding the veto.
    13. Bills concerning redistricting.
    14. Election law bills.
    15. Bills to disapprove rules under GS 150B-21.3 (effective date of rules provision under Administrative Procedure Act)
    16. Bills for impeachment.
    17. A joint resolution adjourning the 2017 Regular Session, sine die.

    Permits the Speaker of the House or the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to authorize committees or subcommittees to meet during the interim between sessions to perform three listed functions.


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