Legislative Update from Rep. Brenden Jones – June 12, 2017

Legislative Update from Rep. Brenden Jones – June 12, 2017

Last week was a busy week in the General Assembly. Below is a summary of key bills I introduced or sponsored, key actions taken by committees on which I serve, and key House votes.

Key Bills Sponsored / Introduced

  • No bills introduced as the filing deadline has passed.

Key Committee Actions

Key House Votes


Week in Review


  • No scheduled meetings and a no-vote session.


  • After a brief 9:30 a.m. meeting with my colleagues, session convened at 10 a.m. and we voted on various bills including:  SB655 (voted in favor/passed the House). 
  • At 1 p.m. the Judiciary 2 Committee met and we heard two bills: HB671 (voted in favor/passed committee) and SB223 (voted in favor/passed committee). 
  • At 3 p.m. I attended the Wildlife Resources Committee and we held a discussion-only meeting on HB867.


  • I met with my colleagues at 9:30 a.m. and we discussed various issues pertaining to the budget. 
  • Afterward, I met with individuals from Robeson County who were advocating on behalf of retirees.  I am always pleased to spend time meeting with folks from back home who make the trek to Raleigh. 
  • At noon, I attended another meeting with my colleagues and then headed back to the chamber for the 2 p.m. session.  We voted on various bills, including:  HB620 (voted yes/passed), HB511 (voted yes/passed) and HB746 (voted yes/passed)


  • At 9 a.m. I attended a meeting with my colleagues. 
  • Session convened at 11:30 a.m. and we voted on:  SB577 (voted for/passed) and third readings of HB620 (voted for/passed) and HB746 (voted for/passed).
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