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GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

1993 SESSION

RATIFIED BILL

RESOLUTION 31

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 1299
A JOINT RESOLUTION SETTING THE TIME FOR ADJOURNMENT OF THE 1993 GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MEET IN 1994, LIMITING THE SUBJECTS THAT MAY BE CONSIDERED IN THAT SESSION, AND PROVIDING FOR ADJOURNMENT SINE DIE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
Section 1. At 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 24, 1993, the House of Representatives and the Senate shall adjourn to reconvene at noon on Tuesday, May 24, 1994. During that session only the following matters may be considered:

(1) Bills directly and primarily affecting the State budget for fiscal year 1994-95, provided that no appropriations or finance bill may be introduced in the House of Representatives or filed for introduction in the Senate after Tuesday, June 7, 1994, provided that any such measure submitted to the Bill Drafting Division of the Legislative Services Office by 4:00 p.m. on that date and filed for introduction in the Senate or introduced in the House of Representatives by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, 1994, shall be treated as if it had met the deadlines established by this subdivision.

(2) Bills and resolutions introduced in 1993 and having passed third reading in 1993 in the house in which introduced, received in the other house, and not disposed of in the other house by tabling, unfavorable committee report, indefinite postponement, or failure to pass any reading, and do not violate the rules of either body.

(3) Bills and resolutions implementing the recommendations of study commissions authorized or directed to report to the 1994 Session. Any bills authorized by this subdivision must be filed for introduction in the Senate or introduced in the House of Representatives no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 1994, provided that any such measure submitted to the Bill Drafting Division of the Legislative Services Office by 4:00 p.m. on that date and filed for introduction in the Senate or introduced in the House of Representatives by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 1994, shall be treated as if it had met the deadlines established by this subdivision.

(4) Any local bill introduced in the House of Representatives or filed for introduction in the Senate by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 1994, and accompanied by a certificate signed by the principal sponsor stating that no public hearing will be required or asked for by a member on the bill, the bill is noncontroversial, and the bill is approved for introduction by each member of the House of Representatives and Senate whose district includes the area to which the bill applies, provided that any such measure submitted to the Bill Drafting Division of the Legislative Services Office by 4:00 p.m. on that date and filed for introduction in the Senate or introduced in the House of Representatives by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 1994, shall be treated as if it had met the deadlines established by this subdivision.

(5) Selection, appointment, or confirmation of members of State boards and commissions as required by law, including the filling of vacancies of positions for which the appointees were elected by the General Assembly upon recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, or President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

(6) Any matter authorized by joint resolution passed during the 1994 Session by two-thirds majority of the members of the House of Representatives present and voting and by two-thirds majority of the members of the Senate present and voting. A bill or resolution filed in either house under the provisions of this subdivision shall have a copy of the ratified enabling resolution attached to the jacket before filing for introduction in the Senate or introduction in the House of Representatives.

(7) Any bills primarily affecting any State or local pension or retirement system, introduced in the House of Representatives or filed for introduction in the Senate by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 1994, provided that any such measure submitted to the Bill Drafting Division of the Legislative Services Office by 4:00 p.m. on that date and filed for introduction in the Senate or introduced in the House of Representatives by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, 1994, shall be treated as if it had met the deadlines established by this subdivision.

(8) Joint resolutions, House resolutions, and Senate resolutions pertaining to Section 5(10) of Article III of the Constitution of North Carolina.

(9) A joint resolution adjourning the 1993 Regular Session, sine die on a date earlier than provided by Section 3 of this resolution.

Sec. 2. The Speaker of the House of Representatives or the President Pro Tempore of the Senate may authorize appropriate committees or subcommittees of their respective houses to meet during the interim between sessions to:

(1) Review matters related to the State budget for the 1993-95 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,

except that no committee or subcommittee of a house may consider, after the date of adjournment provided in Section 1 of this resolution and before the date of reconvening provided in Section 1 of this resolution, any bill, or proposed committee substitute for such bill, which originated in the other house. A conference committee may meet in the interim upon approval by the Speaker of the House of Representatives or the President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

Sec. 3. The Senate and House of Representatives constituting the General Assembly of 1993 do adjourn sine die, on Friday, July 1, 1994, at 4:00 p.m.

Sec. 4. This resolution is effective upon ratification.

In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 24th day of July, 1993.

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Marc Basnight

President Pro Tempore of the Senate

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Daniel Blue, Jr.

Speaker of the House of Representatives


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