The Daily Bulletin: 2016-12-21

The Daily Bulletin: 2016-12-21

PUBLIC/HOUSE BILLS
H 1 (2016 Extra 5) HOUSE PERM RULES 5TH EXTRA SESSION. Filed Dec 21 2016, A HOUSE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE PERMANENT RULES OF THE 2016 FIFTH EXTRA SESSION OF THE NORTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Adopts the permanent rules of the 2015 Regular Session of the House of Representatives as the permanent rules of the 2016 Fifth 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 resolutions confirming gubernatorial opportunities and resolutions adjourning the 2016 Fifth Extra Session sine die to be introduced and considered; (5) exempts bills from Rule 31.1(i)'s single subject requirement; (6) 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; (7) allows bills to be referred to the Standing Committee on Appropriations or the Standing Committee on Finance with unengrossed amendments; (8) 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; (9) 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; (10) 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; (11) 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 (12) allows voting to override a gubernatorial veto on a bill the same legislative day of notice of its calendaring.

Intro. by Lewis.HOUSE RES
H 2 (2016 Extra 5) ADJOURN 2016 FIFTH EXTRA SESSION SINE DIE. Filed Dec 21 2016, A JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR ADJOURNMENT SINE DIE OF THE 2016 FIFTH EXTRA SESSION.

Substantively identical to S 2, filed 12/21/16.

Intro. by Lewis.JOINT RES

The Daily Bulletin: 2016-12-21

PUBLIC/SENATE BILLS
S 1 (2016 Extra 5) 2016 FIFTH EXTRA SESSION SEN. PERMANENT RULES. Filed Dec 21 2016, A SENATE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE PERMANENT RULES OF THE SENATE FOR THE 2016 FIFTH EXTRA SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

Adopts the permanent rules of the 2015 Regular Session as the rules governing the 2016 Fifth Extra Session with the following changes: (1) permits the vice-chair of any committee to act as committee chair until the vacant chairmanship is filled by appointment by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate; (2) provides that committees remain comprised of the members that were appointed to those committees during the 2015 Regular Session; (3) sets out requirements for introduced bills, including requiring the title of the document and the name of the Senator(s) presenting the bill to be placed on the e-jacket of the document; (4) limits the resolutions that may be considered to those establishing the rules governing the Fifth Extra Session and adjourning the Fifth Extra Session sine die; (5) allows bills to be filed for introduction any time during which the Senate is in session; (6) sets out the procedure and timing of first reading and referral of bills to committee, including requiring that first reading take place on the day that bills are received from the House and gives the Rules Chair and the President Pro Tempore the discretion to refer bills to a Senate committee or place the bill before the Senate for further readings; (7) requires all bills reported by committee to be given second reading and immediate consideration upon passage; (8) provides that committee amendments or committee substitutes recommended by committee are considered adopted when the committee report is read and any amended bill or resolution or adopted committee substitute may be placed on the calendar for the same legislative day and the original bill or resolution will lie on the table; (9) requires a bill that passes second reading to be placed on the calendar for immediate consideration on its third reading unless it is prohibited by the North Carolina Constitution; and (10) allows same day concurrence with House amendments to and committee substitute for Senate bills.

Intro. by Tucker.SENATE RES
S 2 (2016 Extra 5) ADJOURN 2016 FIFTH EXTRA SESSION SINE DIE. Filed Dec 21 2016, A JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR ADJOURNMENT SINE DIE OF THE 2016 FIFTH EXTRA SESSION.

States that when the House of Representatives and the Senate adjourn the 2016 Fifth Extra Session on the date that the adjournment resolution is ratified, they stand adjourned sine die. 

Intro. by Tucker.JOINT RES
S 3 (2016 Extra 5) REPEAL HB2. Filed Dec 21 2016, AN ACT REPEALING S.L. 2016-99 AND S.L. 2016-3.

Repeals SL 2016-3 (Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, commonly known as House Bill 2) and SL 2016-99 (Restore State Claim for Wrongful Discharge, which amended House Bill 2).

Provides that any local ordinance, resolution, regulation, or policy enacted prior to March 23, 2016, is not abated or affected by SL 2016-3, and those that would be valid but for SL 2016-3, remain valid.

Intro. by J. Jackson, Woodard, Van Duyn.UNCODIFIED
S 4 (2016 Extra 5) REPEAL HB2. Filed Dec 21 2016, AN ACT TO REPEAL S.L. 2016-99 AND S.L. 2016-3.

Repeals SL 2016-3 (Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, commonly known as House Bill 2) and SL 2016-99 (Restore State Claim for Wrongful Discharge, which amended House Bill 2).

Enacts a six-month cooling-off period wherein no local government can enact or amend an ordinance that regulates employment practices or that regulates public accommodations or access to restrooms, showers, or changing facilities. Expires 180 days after this act becomes law. 

Intro. by Berger.UNCODIFIED
S 4 (2016 Extra 5) REPEAL HB2. Filed Dec 21 2016, AN ACT TO REPEAL S.L. 2016-99 AND S.L. 2016-3.

Senate amendment #3 makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Amends the introduction language found in Section 2, "Six-Month Cooling-Off Period", to read "Cooling-Off Period.

Deletes all language found in the effective date clause of the act, replacing it with language that states that the act is effective when it becomes law, with Section 2, the "Cooling-Off Period" provision, expiring 30 days following the adjournment in 2017 of the 2017 General Assembly for more than 30 days jointly, as provided under Section 20 of Article II of the Constitution. 

 

Intro. by Berger.UNCODIFIED

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ACTIONS ON BILLS
NOTES 1. Digests appearing under “Summaries of Bills Filed” are for bills stamped with today’s filing date.
  2. Amendments and committee substitutes adopted today are summarized following the chamber action.
  3. Subscribers can find the digest of every version of each bill online at lrs.sog.unc.edu.
  4. The dates on which previous amendments or committee substitutes were adopted are listed below bill numbers.
  5. The action "Cal Pursuant Rule 36b" indicates that the bill has been reported by committee and is awaiting calendaring.
  6. Enacted bills are indicated by #, failed bills by *. Actions that change a bill are indicated by HA or SA.

Actions on Bills: 2016-12-21

PUBLIC BILLS

H 1: HOUSE PERM RULES 5TH EXTRA SESSION.

    House: Filed
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Added to Calendar
    House: Adopted

H 2: ADJOURN 2016 FIFTH EXTRA SESSION SINE DIE.

    House: Filed
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Added to Calendar
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Special Message Sent To Senate
    Senate: Special Message Received From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled
    Ratified
    Ch. Res 2016-29

S 1: 2016 FIFTH EXTRA SESSION SEN. PERMANENT RULES.

    Senate: Filed
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Adopted

S 2: ADJOURN 2016 FIFTH EXTRA SESSION SINE DIE.

    Senate: Filed
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar

S 3: REPEAL HB2.

    Senate: Filed
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Judiciary I

S 4: REPEAL HB2.

    Senate: Filed
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Amend Tabled A1
    Senate: Amend Tabled A2
    Senate: Amend Adopted A3
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
    Senate: Tabled Motion to Reconsider Proposition 1

Actions on Bills: 2016-12-21

No local actions on bills

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