Extra Session on Wright expulsion resolution

March 20, 2008

The North Carolina General Assembly convened today to hear a select committee report recommending expulsion of Representative Thomas E. Wright for misconduct.

UPDATE: Expulsion resolution adopted 109-5 after defeat 12-102 of amendment to change explusion to censure.

 Hear are relevant documents:

House Resolution 1: adopted House rules for the session.

House Resolution 2: adopted expulsion resolution.

Senate Resolution 1: adopted Senate rules for the session.

Senate Joint Resolution 2: ratified joint resolution to adjourn sine die.

The full House Select Committee report recommending explusion has been posted to the web:

  • Consolidated Committee Report (including attachments) (235mb)
  • Committee Report (attachments separated out below)

    The full recommendation of the Select Committee: “Based on its findings that the allegations in Counts 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, and 8, are true, following arguments by Committee Counsel as to the appropriate sanction, and after discussion by the Committee, the Committee unanimously recommends that Representative Wright be expelled as a member of the House of Representatives.”

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    Extra Session March 20 on Wright discipline

    March 13, 2008

    Governor Easley has called an Extra Session of the North Carolina General Assembly for 10 am Thursday, March 20, 2008, for the House of Reoresentatives to consider disciplinary action against Representative Thomas E. Wright.

    UPDATE: The Session has convened.  More details are posted here.

    The full House Select Committee report recommending explusion has been posted to the web:

  • Consolidated Committee Report (including attachments) (235mb)
  • Committee Report (attachments separated out below)

    The full recommendation of the Select Committee: “Based on its findings that the allegations in Counts 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, and 8, are true, following arguments by Committee Counsel as to the appropriate sanction, and after discussion by the Committee, the Committee unanimously recommends that Representative Wright be expelled as a member of the House of Representatives.”