HOUSE RULES FOR FOURTH EXTRA SESSION.

View NCGA Bill Details2016 Extra Session 4
House Bill 1 (Public) Filed Wednesday, December 14, 2016
A HOUSE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE PERMANENT RULES OF THE 2016 FOURTH EXTRA SESSION OF THE NORTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Intro. by Lewis.

Status: Adopted (House Action) (Dec 14 2016)

Bill History:

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Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Dec 14 2016 - More information

    House amendment makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Adds that resolutions confirming three Gubernatorial appointments, one to the North Carolina Industrial Commission and two Special Superior Court Judges, may be introduced and considered in the House during the Fourth Extra Session.


  • Summary date: Dec 14 2016 - More information

    Adopts the permanent rules of the 2015 Regular Session of the House of Representatives as the permanent rules of the 2016 Fourth Extra Session, with the following changes: (1) sets 10:00 am as the presumptive next day reconvening time after adjournment if a convening date is not fixed; (2) sets out that committees will be comprised of members and chairs and vice-chairs appointed during the Regular Session and allows the Speaker to appoint other members and fill vacancies; (3) requires any bill or resolution be introduced by submission to the Principal Clerk's Office; (4) allows memorializing resolutions and resolutions adjourning the 2016 Fourth Extra Session sine die to be introduced and considered; (5) requires all bills to be introduced no later than 7:00 pm December 14, 2016; (6) exempts bills from Rule 31.1(i)'s single subject requirement; (7) provides for streamlined consideration of bills and resolutions by allowing a resolution or bill to be placed on the calendar without being referred by the Speaker to a committee on the same legislative date of its introduction or receipt from the Senate; allows a bill reported favorably to be placed on the favorable calendar on the same day it is reported; allows proposed committee substitutes to be considered in committee without previously being distributed electronically to members; (8) allows bills to be referred to the Standing Committee on Appropriations or the Standing Committee on Finance with unengrossed amendments; (9) requires the first reading and reference of a House or Senate bill to a standing committee on the legislative day of its introduction or its receipt on messages from the Senate, respectively, but requires the Speaker to give notice of each subsequent reading; (10) requires a bill or resolution to be placed on the calendar and considered immediately upon passing its second reading, except for revenue bills, which require three readings under Article II, Section 23, of the NC Constitution; (11) allows same-day receipt and calendaring of conference reports, and co-sponsoring of bills or resolutions only during the day which they are first read and referred, while in the possession of the House; (12) requires all bills to be sent by special message to the Senate, and all ratified bills subject to gubernatorial veto sent by special message to the Governor; and (13) allows voting to override a gubernatorial veto on a bill the same legislative day of notice of its calendaring.


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