Today@NCCapitol (June 23): Guns, open records on agenda

Posted June 23, 2016

This is the N.C. Legislative Building as seen on Feb. 2, 2015 at 6 p.m.

— Good morning and welcome to Today@NCCapitol for Thursday, June 23. Here's what's going on at the legislature:

GUNS: Sen. Jay Chaudhuri, D-Wake, holds a news conference to call for "legislation that prevents individuals on the FBI Terrorist Watch List from purchasing firearms in North Carolina."

HOUSE FLOOR (11 a.m.): House members will debate a bill that would exempt police body camera and dashboard camera video from the state's public records law. WRAL.com plans to carry this session live online.

SENATE FLOOR (11 a.m.): Senators will take up a bill that would ban sex offenders from certain places where children congregate.

COMMITTEES: The General Assembly publishes a full committee calendar daily. Here's some of what we're keeping an eye on:

Senate Rules (8:45 a.m.): The committee is scheduled to take up House Bill 593, one of several regulatory reform measures working its way through the legislature.

Senate Judiciary I (10 a.m.): The committee is scheduled to take up House Bill 678, which would amend several of the laws governing North Carolina's Innocence Inquiry Commission.


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