A JOINT RESOLUTION adjourning the 2021 Regular Session of the General Assembly to a date certain and limiting the matters that may be considered upon reconvening.


Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:


SECTION 1.(a)  When the House of Representatives and the Senate adjourn on Friday, December 10, 2021, they stand adjourned to reconvene on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at 12:00 noon.

SECTION 1.(b)  During the regular session that reconvenes on Thursday, December 30, 2021, only the following matters may be considered:

(1)        Bills returned by the Governor with his objections under Section 22 of Article II of the North Carolina Constitution, but solely for the purpose of considering overriding of the veto upon reconsideration of the bill.

(2)        Bills providing for the selection, appointment, or confirmation as required by law, including the filling of vacancies of positions for which the appointees were elected by the General Assembly upon recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, or President Pro Tempore of the Senate.

(3)        Bills providing for action on gubernatorial nominations or appointments.

(4)        Bills concerning the districts for Congressional, State House, State Senate, judicial, municipal, county, and other elected officials and containing no other matters.

(5)        Bills responding to actions related to litigation challenging the legality of legislative enactments, including litigation concerning the matters listed in subdivision (4) of this section, and containing no other matter.

(6)        Bills returned on or before Friday, December 10, 2021, to the house in which the bill originated for concurrence.

(7)        Adoption of conference reports for bills for which conferees had been appointed by both houses on or before Friday, December 10, 2021.

(8)        Bills providing for impeachment pursuant to Article IV of the North Carolina Constitution or Chapter 123 of the General Statutes.

(9)        Simple resolutions addressing organizational matters of each respective house.

(10)      A joint resolution further adjourning the 2021 Regular Session or amending a joint resolution adjourning the 2021 Regular Session to a date certain.

SECTION 2.  This resolution is effective upon ratification.

In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 30th day of November, 2021.



                                                                    s/  Phil Berger

                                                                         President Pro Tempore of the Senate



                                                                    s/  Tim Moore

                                                                         Speaker of the House of Representatives