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Today@NCCapitol (July 28): Continuing the cleanup

Posted July 28, 2015

NC Legislative Building

— Good morning and welcome to Today@NCCapitol for Tuesday, July 28. Here's what's going on at the General Assembly.

COMMITTEES: The General Assembly publishes a full list of committee meetings daily. The state Senate has no committee meetings scheduled for Tuesday.

At 1 p.m., a House Judiciary II subcommittee will deal with a bill aimed at stopping employers from purposefully treating full-time workers as contractors to avoid paying workers compensation insurance premiums and other costs.

HOUSE: The state House is scheduled to meet at 3 p.m. Measures on the calendar include nine House bills that have returned from the Senate, including a bill that would clarify that church property could not be taxed while the church was under construction. Another bill on the calendar would allow registers of deeds to stamp questionable birth records filed by sovereign citizens and other similar groups in ways that would mark them as unusable for official purposes.

SENATE: Senators have a busy calendar that includes a bill making sharing intimate pictures or video of someone online without their consent – material known as "revenge porn" – a felony and another measure allowing police to access a cellphone's GPS location in an emergency when someone is lost or potentially kidnapped. WRAL.com plans to carry the Senate session live online at 2 p.m. Check the Video Central box on homepage.

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