Raleigh, NC – Rep. John Bell was officially sworn-in and seated on the House floor today to continue serving the people of House District 10, which includes Greene, Johnston and Wayne counties. This will be Rep. Bell’s fifth term in the North Carolina General Assembly. He is currently the House Majority Leader.
"It is an honor to take the oath of office and have the opportunity to continue serving the citizens of Eastern North Carolina," said Rep. Bell. "While today's Opening Day session was different due to COVID-19, I was thankful to have my family by my side as we begin a new legislative session. I am truly grateful for all the support and I look forward to getting back to work and being a strong voice for the citizens of our great state.
The Opening Day Ceremony marked the official start of the 2021-22 legislative session. Legislators took the oath of office, agreed upon chamber rules for the session and elected leadership for each chamber. The legislature is scheduled to return on January 27th to begin the long session.