Bill Summary for S1 (2018 Extra 2)

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Aug 24 2018

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2018 Extra Session 2
Senate Bill 1 (Public) Filed Friday, August 24, 2018
Intro. by Rabon.

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Bill summary

Adopts the permanent rules of the 2017 Regular Session as the permanent rules of the 2018 Second Extra Session with the following changes.

Limits the standing committees to the Senate Select Committee on Elections and the Rules and Operations of the Senate, to be comprised of the members appointed during the 2017 Regular Session.

Requires introduced bills to include on the e-jacket the title of the document and the name of the Senator or Senators presenting it. Requires the Principal Clerk of the Senate to receive, number, and present each bill to the Senate for first reading on the day it is filed.

Limits resolutions that may be introduced or considered in the Senate to those establishing the rules governing the Second Extra Session and adjourning the Second Extra Session sine die. 

Limits the bills, parts of bills, or amendments to bills that may be introduced or considered in the Senate to those proposing amendments to the North Carolina Constitution.

Requires all bills introduced and all House bills received upon a message from the House of Representatives, upon presentation to the Senate, to be read in the regular order of business by their number and title, constituting first reading of the bill on the day on which they are received.

Requires all bills reported by committee to be placed before the Senate for second reading and immediate consideration upon passage.

Provides that if any committee recommends adoption of an amendment or committee substitute of a bill or resolution, the amendment or committee substitute is considered adopted upon the reading of the committee report. Allows the bill or resolution, as amended, or its adopted committee substitute to be placed on the calendar for the same legislative day or re-referred if the bill or resolution was serially referred.

Requires that when a bill or resolution has passed its second reading, it be placed on the calendar for immediate consideration on its third reading, unless prohibited by Section 23 of Article II of the North Carolina Constitution.

Provides that when the House has adopted an amendment or a committee substitute for a Senate bill and the bill has been returned for concurrence, the Senate may concur on the same legislative day.