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— Here’s what’s happening at the General Assembly on Thursday, May 23:

  • Senate Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources committee will debate the annual regulatory reform bill, including lifting the ban on tossing computers and televisions in landfills, and will discuss the annual Farm Bill, which focuses on building hemp production in North Carolina, (10 a.m., 1124/1224 LB)
  • The Senate convenes at 11 a.m. and will confirm two members of the state Mining Commission and will debate a bill to allow more flexibility in early voting for local elections and extend the deadline for approval of college IDs for voting.
  • The House has no scheduled votes.

Outside the General Assembly, the Council of State will hold a special 9 a.m. meeting to sign off on issuing som Build NC bonds.