Bill Text: NC H1 | 2016 | Extra Session 2 | Enrolled


Bill Title: House Permanent Rules - Second Extra Session

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Passed) 2016-03-23 - Adopted [H1 Detail]

Download: North_Carolina-2016-H1-Enrolled.html

GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SECOND EXTRA SESSION 2016

H                                                                                                                                           Simple

                                                                                                                                       Resolution

                                                                                                                                          Adopted

HOUSE RESOLUTION 1

Adopted 3/23/16

 

 

Sponsors:

Representative Lewis.

For a complete list of sponsors, refer to the North Carolina General Assembly web site.

Referred to:

Calendar 3/23/2016

March 23, 2016

A HOUSE RESOLUTION adopting the permanent rules of the 2016 second extra session of the north carolina house of representatives.

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:

SECTION 1.  The permanent rules of the 2015 Regular Session of the House of Representatives, with the following amendments, are adopted as the permanent rules of the 2016 Second Extra Session:

(1)        RULE 1 shall read as follows: "RULE 1. Convening Hour. The House shall convene each legislative day at the hour fixed by the House. In the event the House adjourns on the preceding legislative day without having fixed an hour for reconvening, the House shall convene on the next legislative day at 10:00 A.M."

(2)        Notwithstanding RULE 26, the Committee on Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House, the Ethics Committee, the Judiciary I, II, III, and IV Committees, the Finance Committee, and the Appropriations Committee (not including the Appropriations Committees for budget specific areas) shall be comprised of the members who were appointed during the Regular Session and other members as the Speaker may appoint at the beginning of the Second Extra Session. The Chairs and Vice‑Chairs of those committees shall be those who were appointed by the Speaker during the Regular Session.

(3)        Notwithstanding RULE 27, the standing committees of the House are:

Committees

a.         Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

b.         Ethics

c.         Judiciary I

d.         Judiciary II

e.         Judiciary III

f.          Judiciary IV

g.         Finance

h.         Appropriations

All rules of the 2015 Regular Session applicable to standing committees of the House other than the committees named in this subdivision are inoperative. The Speaker may appoint select committees and fill vacancies of standing committees under RULE 26.

(4)        Notwithstanding RULE 31(a), any bill or resolution shall be introduced by submitting the bill or resolution to the Principal Clerk's Office.

(5)        Notwithstanding RULES 31 and 31.1:

a.         The only resolutions that may be introduced or considered in the House are resolutions adjourning the 2016 Second Extra Session sine die.

b.         All bills shall be excluded from introduction or consideration in the House, other than bills to provide for single‑sex multiple occupancy bathroom and changing facilities and to create statewide consistency in regulation of employment and public accommodations.

(6)        RULE 31.1 shall not apply to resolutions adjourning the 2016 Second Extra Session sine die and bills to provide for single‑sex multiple occupancy bathroom and changing facilities and to create statewide consistency in regulation of employment and public accommodations.

(7)        Notwithstanding RULES 32 and 41, a resolution or bill may be placed on the calendar without being referred by the Speaker to a committee and on the same legislative day of its introduction or receipt from the Senate.

(7a)      Notwithstanding RULE 36(b) and (b1), a bill reported favorably by a committee may be placed on the favorable calendar on the same day it is reported and a proposed committee substitute does not have to be distributed electronically to committee members prior to being considered by the committee.

(7b)      Notwithstanding RULE 38(c), a bill may be referred to the Standing Committee on Appropriations or the Standing Committee on Finance with unengrossed amendments.

(8)        Notwithstanding RULE 41:

a.         The first reading and reference to a standing committee of a House bill shall occur on the legislative day of its introduction. The first reading and reference to a standing committee of a Senate bill shall occur on the legislative day of its receipt on messages from the Senate. The Speaker shall give notice at each subsequent reading whether it is the second or third reading.

b.         Except for a bill governed by Section 23 of Article II of the North Carolina Constitution, a bill may be read more than once on the same day.

(9)        Notwithstanding RULE 44(d), a conference report may be placed on the calendar for the legislative day on which the report is received.

(9a)      Notwithstanding RULE 44.2, a vote may be taken on overriding a gubernatorial veto on a House or Senate bill the same legislative day of notice of its placement on the calendar.

(10)      Notwithstanding RULE 59, any member wishing to cosponsor a bill or resolution that has been introduced may do so on the day during which the bill or resolution was first read and referred, but only while the bill or resolution is in the possession of the House.

SECTION 2.  This resolution is effective upon adoption.

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