RALEIGH, N.C. — Here's what's happening in the General Assembly on Wednesday, March 27:
- The House Judiciary committee meets at 10 a.m. and is scheduled to discuss bills that would require sheriffs to cooperate with federal immigration officials and would allow paramedics to carry concealed weapons on the job.
- The House State and Local Government committee will consider bills allowing Durham Public Schools to provide subsidized rental housing for teachers and protecting state workers who report illegal or improper activities to legislators or investigators hired by legislators from retaliation at its 10 a.m. meeting.
- The Senate Education committee will take up a measure requiring high school students to pass a financial literacy course before graduation at its 11 a.m. meeting.
- The Senate Commerce and Insurance committee meets at 2 p.m. and will consider a bill to allow sports betting on tribal lands in North Carolina.
- The Senate has a sparse 9:30 a.m. floor calendar, while the House takes up more than a dozen bills when it convenes at 2 p.m., including allowing nonprofits to hold charity game nights where alcohol is served, banning corporal punishment in public schools, various changes to annual school performance grades and designating the osprey as the official state raptor.