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NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
2007 SESSION
One Hundred Forty-Seventh Session

SENATE CALENDAR
Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Legislative Day 1

SENATE CONVENES
12:00 NOON

CALL TO ORDER
Lieutenant Governor Beverly Perdue
President of the Senate

SEATING OF DISTINGUISHED GUESTS
PRAYER
Velma M. Holloman, Minister
Wife of Senator Robert L. Holloman

PRESENTATION OF THE COLORS
Navy Junior ROTC
Western Alamance High School
Elon, North Carolina

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

NATIONAL ANTHEM
Anna Eschbach
Appalachian State University
Boone, North Carolina

ROLL CALL OF SENATORS–ELECT

PROCLAMATION FROM THE GOVERNOR

OATH OF OFFICE
Administered by The Honorable Sarah E. Parker
Chief Justice Supreme Court of North Carolina

ORGANIZATION OF THE SENATE

ELECTION OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICER
President Pro Tempore
Oath by The Honorable J. Richard Parker
Senior Resident Superior Court Judge
Judicial District 1

ADOPTION OF RULES

ELECTION OF OFFICER ESTABLISHED BY RULES
Deputy President Pro Tempore
Oath by The Honorable Yvonne Mims Evans
Resident Superior Court Judge
Judicial District 26

ELECTION OF STATUTORY OFFICERS

Principal Clerk
Oath by The Honorable Elaine Marshall
Secretary of State
State of North Carolina

Reading Clerk
Oath by The Honorable Robert C. Hunter
Judge
North Carolina Court of Appeals

Sergeant-at-Arms
Oath by The Honorable James A. Wynn, Jr.
Judge
North Carolina Court of Appeals

RECOGNITION OF PARTY OFFICERS

REMARKS
Lieutenant Governor Perdue

SPECIAL MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

INTRODUCTIONS OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

OTHER BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

JANET PRUITT
Principal Clerk

A MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE
The Senate of the North Carolina General Assembly, convening its 147th Regular Session, wishes to express appreciation to all who support us today by your presence, your prayers, and your participation.
To members of our families, a very special “thank you”;
To members of the Judiciary and to the Secretary of State;
To the Western Alamance High School Navy Junior ROTC:
Libby Lamm
Nicky Mullins
Kathryn Ransom
Rebecca Rutzen
Arthur Schultz
Colonel Vincent C. Giani, Retired, United States Marine Corps
Senior Naval Science Instructor;
To every citizen in attendance representing North Carolinians who appreciate good government,
THANK YOU.
Flowers created by Eve Williamson.