A JOINT RESOLUTION ADJOURNING THE 2021 REGULAR SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO A DATE CERTAIN AND LIMITING THE MATTERS THAT MAY BE CONSIDERED UPON RECONVENING.
Provides that when the House of Representatives and the Senate adjourn on Friday, July 1, 2022, they stand adjourned to reconvene as follows: (1) on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at noon until Thursday, July 28, 2022; (2) on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at noon until Thursday August 25, 2022; (3) on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at noon until Thursday, September 22, 2022; (4) on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at noon until Thursday, October 20, 2022; (5) on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, noon until Thursday, November 17, 2022; and (6) on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at noon.
During each of these reconvened sessions, the matters that may be considered are limited to: (1) bills vetoed by the Governor solely for the purpose of considering overriding of the veto upon reconsideration of the bill; (2) bills providing for the selection, appointment, or confirmation as required by law, including the filling of vacancies of positions for which the appointees were elected by the NCGA upon recommendation of the Speaker, President of the Senate, or President Pro Tempore; (3) bills providing for action on gubernatorial nominations or appointments; (4) bills responding to actions related to litigation challenging the legality of legislative enactments; (5) bills relating to election laws; (6) bills providing for impeachment pursuant under Article IV of the NC Constitution or GS Chapter 123; (7) simple resolutions addressing organizational matters of each respective house; and (8) a joint resolution further adjourning the 2021 Regular Session, amending a joint resolution adjourning the 2021 Regular Session, or adjourning the 2021 Regular Session, sine die.
Allows the Speaker of the House or the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to authorize appropriate committees or subcommittees of their respective houses to meet during the interims between sessions to (1) review matters related to the State budget for the 2021-2023 fiscal biennium, (2) prepare reports, including revised budgets, or (3) consider any other matters as the Speaker of the House of Representatives or the President Pro Tempore of the Senate deems appropriate.
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