S917: Adjournment Resolution. Latest Version


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GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2021

RATIFIED BILL

 

RESOLUTION 2022-6

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 917

 

 

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.

 

Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:

 

SECTION 1.(a)  When the House of Representatives and the Senate adjourn on Friday, July 1, 2022, they stand adjourned to reconvene on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 12:00 noon.

SECTION 1.(b)  During the regular session that reconvenes on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, only the following matters may be considered:

(1)        Bills returned by the Governor with his objections under Section 22 of Article II of the North Carolina Constitution, but 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 General Assembly upon recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, or President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

(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)        Any bills relating to election laws.

(6)        Bills providing for impeachment pursuant to Article IV of the North Carolina Constitution or Chapter 123 of the General Statutes.

(7)        Simple resolutions addressing organizational matters of each respective house.

(8)        Adoption of conference reports for bills for which conferees had been appointed by both houses on or before Friday, July 1, 2022.

(9)        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.

SECTION 2.(a)  When the House of Representatives and the Senate adjourn on Thursday, July 28, 2022, they stand adjourned to reconvene on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at 12:00 noon.

SECTION 2.(b)  During the regular session that reconvenes on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, only the following matters may be considered:

(1)        Bills returned by the Governor with his objections under Section 22 of Article II of the North Carolina Constitution, but 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 General Assembly upon recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, or President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

(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)        Any bills relating to election laws.

(6)        Bills providing for impeachment pursuant to Article IV of the North Carolina Constitution or Chapter 123 of the General Statutes.

(7)        Simple resolutions addressing organizational matters of each respective house.

(8)        Adoption of conference reports for bills for which conferees had been appointed by both houses on or before Friday, July 1, 2022.

(9)        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.

SECTION 3.(a)  When the House of Representatives and the Senate adjourn on Thursday, August 25, 2022, they stand adjourned to reconvene on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at 12:00 noon.

SECTION 3.(b)  During the regular session that reconvenes on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, only the following matters may be considered:

(1)        Bills returned by the Governor with his objections under Section 22 of Article II of the North Carolina Constitution, but 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 General Assembly upon recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, or President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

(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)        Any bills relating to election laws.

(6)        Bills providing for impeachment pursuant to Article IV of the North Carolina Constitution or Chapter 123 of the General Statutes.

(7)        Simple resolutions addressing organizational matters of each respective house.

(8)        Adoption of conference reports for bills for which conferees had been appointed by both houses on or before Friday, July 1, 2022.

(9)        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.

SECTION 4.(a)  When the House of Representatives and the Senate adjourn on Thursday, September 22, 2022, they stand adjourned to reconvene on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at 12:00 noon.

SECTION 4.(b)  During the regular session that reconvenes on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, only the following matters may be considered:

(1)        Bills returned by the Governor with his objections under Section 22 of Article II of the North Carolina Constitution, but 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 General Assembly upon recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, or President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

(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)        Any bills relating to election laws.

(6)        Bills providing for impeachment pursuant to Article IV of the North Carolina Constitution or Chapter 123 of the General Statutes.

(7)        Simple resolutions addressing organizational matters of each respective house.

(8)        Adoption of conference reports for bills for which conferees had been appointed by both houses on or before Friday, July 1, 2022.

(9)        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.

SECTION 5.(a)  When the House of Representatives and the Senate adjourn on Thursday, October 20, 2022, they stand adjourned to reconvene on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at 12:00 noon.

SECTION 5.(b)  During the regular session that reconvenes on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, only the following matters may be considered:

(1)        Bills returned by the Governor with his objections under Section 22 of Article II of the North Carolina Constitution, but 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 General Assembly upon recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, or President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

(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)        Any bills relating to election laws.

(6)        Bills providing for impeachment pursuant to Article IV of the North Carolina Constitution or Chapter 123 of the General Statutes.

(7)        Simple resolutions addressing organizational matters of each respective house.

(8)        Adoption of conference reports for bills for which conferees had been appointed by both houses on or before Friday, July 1, 2022.

(9)        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.

SECTION 6.(a)  When the House of Representatives and the Senate adjourn on Thursday, November 17, 2022, they stand adjourned to reconvene on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 12:00 noon.

SECTION 6.(b)  During the regular session that reconvenes on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, only the following matters may be considered:

(1)        Bills returned by the Governor with his objections under Section 22 of Article II of the North Carolina Constitution, but 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 General Assembly upon recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, or President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

(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)        Any bills relating to election laws.

(6)        Bills providing for impeachment pursuant to Article IV of the North Carolina Constitution or Chapter 123 of the General Statutes.

(7)        Simple resolutions addressing organizational matters of each respective house.

(8)        Adoption of conference reports for bills for which conferees had been appointed by both houses on or before Friday, July 1, 2022.

(9)        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.

SECTION 7.  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 interims between sessions to (i) review matters related to the State budget for the 2021‑2023 fiscal biennium, (ii) prepare reports, including revised budgets, or (iii) consider any other matters as the Speaker of the House of Representatives or the President Pro Tempore of the Senate deems appropriate.

SECTION 8.  This resolution is effective upon ratification.

In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 1st day of July, 2022.

 

 

                                                                    s/  Phil Berger

                                                                         President Pro Tempore of the Senate

 

 

                                                                    s/  Tim Moore

                                                                         Speaker of the House of Representatives