Today@NCCapitol: Concealed guns, abortion and hybrids
Posted April 10, 2019 5:00 a.m. EDT
Raleigh, N.C. — Here's what's happening in the General Assembly on Wednesday, April 10:
- House Finance considers allowing colleges to sell alcohol at sporting events (8:30 a.m., 544 LOB)
- House State and Local Government debates bills that would make Daylight Saving Time permanent in North Carolina and would make changes to the E-verify system that allows employers to check the immigration status of workers (10 a.m., 1228/1327 LB)
- House Judiciary takes up bills allowing people to carry concealed handguns on school property where religious services are held and allowing civilian employees of law enforcement agencies to carry concealed handguns at work (10 a.m., 544 LOB)
- Senate Health considers a measure expanding access to health care for people with developmental disabilities while also repealing the state's Certificate of Need rules (10 a.m., 643 LOB)
- Senate Education takes up a bill to require school districts to wipe out Obama-era policies on school discipline (11 a.m., 1027/1128 LB)
- Senate Transportation debates a proposal to increase registration fees for electric and hybrid vehicles (12 p.m., 1124/1224 LB)
- Senate Finance considers changes to state business incentives for a "heritage manufacturing company" (1 p.m., 544 LOB)
- Senate Judiciary takes up bills that would set rules for caring for fetuses that exhibit signs of life after an attempted abortion and would give law enforcement agencies discretion to release body camera footage to identify or apprehend a suspect or to promote community-oriented goodwill (2 p.m., 1124/1224 LB)
- Senate Commerce debates bills to prohibit wind farms along a swath of coastal land and to allow nonprofits to hold charity game nights where alcohol is served (2 p.m., 1027/1128 LB)
- The House convenes at 2 p.m. and considers bills that would change the definition of low-performing schools and would adjust school performance grades.
- The Senate's 4 p.m. floor calendar includes proposals to expand the allowable medicinal uses for CBD oil and to strengthen child sex abuse laws.