Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION


TWENTY-SECOND DAY--THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2000


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Senator Wiggins in the Chair.

The Reverend Carl Gauck offered the following prayer:

Psalm 25:15: "Mine eyes are ever towards the Lord."

Blessed Lord, Father of humankind, help us keep our eyes ever towards You as we make our way through the heartaches and disappointments, irritations and vexations, trials and temptations that are a part of our workday world. In this weekend we have ahead of us help us to rediscover, with our loved ones, the strength You provide that gives meaning and focus to all that we confront; and grant that the eyes of our faith may always be directed toward You amid all that would distract us. In Your Holy Name we pray. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited.

A quorum being established, the Senate proceeded with its business.

The Journal of the previous day was read and approved.

President Wilson assumed the Chair.

Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

Photographers from the Associated Press and the Senate were given permission to take pictures in the Senate Chamber today.

The following Senators were present during the day's proceedings:

Present--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Ehlmann Flotron
Goode Graves House Howard
Jacob Johnson Kenney Kinder
Klarich Mathewson Maxwell Mueller
Quick Rohrbach Russell Schneider
Sims Singleton Staples Steelman
Stoll Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--32
Absent with leave--Senator Scott--1
Vacancies--1
The Lieutenant Governor was present.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1197, regarding Larry DeWitt, Sikeston, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1198, regarding Doris Turner, Jefferson County, which was adopted.

Senator Caskey offered Senate Resolution No. 1199, regarding Frances Hancock, Holden, which was adopted.

Senator Caskey offered Senate Resolution No. 1200, regarding Dr. Thomas P. Wescott, Holden, which was adopted.

Senator House offered Senate Resolution No. 1201, regarding Margie Vogel, Bowling Green, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1202, regarding James Costin, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1203, regarding George Keathley, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Goode offered the following resolution:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1204

Notice of Proposed Rule Change

Notice is hereby given by the Senator from the 13th District of the one day notice required by rule of intent to put a motion to adopt the following rule change:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Ninetieth General Assembly, Second Regular Session, that Senate Rule 95 be amended to read as follows:

"Rule 95. 1. Notetaking and writing in the Senate Gallery is permissible, but no person shall enter the Senate Gallery with any typewriter or recording device. Laptop computers may be used by the press at the press table in the Senate Chamber. No person shall take any photograph in the Senate Gallery. Persons with cameras, flash cameras, lights, or other paraphernalia may be allowed to use such devices at committee meetings with the permission of the Chairman as long as they don't prove disruptive to the decorum of the committee. Smoking is not permissible in the Senate Chamber [or], Bingham Gallery or Gallery, committee rooms, lounge, the hallways, restrooms or elevators.

2. For the purpose of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the President Pro Tem may designate a portion of the Senate Chamber as handicap accessible and such areas shall not be considered a part of the floor of the Senate for the purposes of section 21.420, RSMo. Persons using such area shall not lobby members of the Senate while going to and from or while using the designated area."

Senators Kinder and Howard offered the following resolution, which was adopted:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1205

WHEREAS, the members of the Missouri Senate were truly saddened by the death of longtime Daily American Republic editor-publisher Robert M. Wolpers on Friday, February 4, 2000, at the age of eighty-four; and

WHEREAS, born on May 25, 1915, at Bonne Terre, Missouri, Robert Wolpers was the son of John H. and Hattie Kinder Wolpers who founded the Daily American Republic in 1916 after the family moved to Poplar Bluff, Missouri; and

WHEREAS, at the request of his father, Robert Wolpers took over operation of the newspaper in 1942 and remained at its head until his retirement in 1988 when the family-owned enterprise was sold to Woodward Communications of Dubuque, Iowa; and

WHEREAS, as editor-publisher, Robert Wolpers used the Daily American Republic as a platform for community betterment through the editorial support of such projects as the reestablishment of a public swimming pool in the 1950s, enhancement of local parks, protection of dental health through fluoridation of water, bond issues for school improvements, establishment of Three Rivers Community College, and fund drives for the United Way and other service and charitable organizations; and

WHEREAS, president of the Southeast Missouri Press Association in 1952, Mr. Wolpers touched the lives of many as a member of the State 4-H Club Advisory Council and the First United Methodist Church; and

WHEREAS, Robert Wolpers served fourteen years on the Missouri State Park Board, more than thirty years on the Commerce Bank board of directors, as president of the Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce and chairman of its Industrial Development committee, and as a member of the Poplar Bluff Park Board; and

WHEREAS, always willing to use his powers of persuasion for the benefit of the Poplar Bluff community, the late Robert Wolpers is mourned by his many friends, colleagues, and coworkers, and especially by his family which consists of his beloved wife since May 21, 1941, the former Blanche Boyd; his children, Emily Wolpers, Mary Wolpers, and John and Julie Wolpers; grandchildren, John H. Wolpers III and Anne Wolpers; and his siblings, Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Wolpers, Mrs. Alan Wolpers, and Bob and Mary Boyd:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we, the members of the Missouri Senate, Ninetieth General Assembly, join unanimously to commend the life and work of the late Robert Wolpers and to convey our sincerest condolences to all of those who miss his vibrant light in their daily lives; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate be instructed to prepare a properly inscribed copy of this resolution in memory of the late Robert M. Wolpers of Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

The following Bills were read the 1st time and 1,000 copies ordered printed:

SB 995-By Goode and Yeckel.

An Act to amend chapter 643, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to motor vehicle emissions inspections, with an emergency clause.

SB 996-By DePasco.

An Act to repeal section 570.120, RSMo 1994, relating to stealing and related offenses, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 997-By Caskey.

An Act to repeal section 473.340, RSMo 1994, relating to trusts and estates, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 998-By Flotron.

An Act to amend chapter 620, RSMo, by adding thereto twenty new sections relating to business and industrial development companies.

SB 999-By Kenney.

An Act to amend chapter 26, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the establishment of a small business advocate.

SB 1000-By Rohrbach.

An Act to repeal section 181.060, RSMo 1994, relating to public libraries, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

SB 788, introduced by Senator Johnson, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 105.055, RSMo 1994, and section 105.058, RSMo Supp. 1999, relating to public officers and employees, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Johnson, SB 788 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Ehlmann Goode
Graves House Howard Jacob
Johnson Kenney Kinder Klarich
Mathewson Maxwell Mueller Quick
Rohrbach Russell Sims Singleton
Staples Steelman Stoll Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--30
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senator Schneider--1
Absent with leave--Senators
Flotron Scott--2
Vacancies--1

The President declared the bill passed.

On motion of Senator Johnson, title to the bill was agreed to.

Senator Johnson moved that the vote by which the bill passed be reconsidered.

Senator DePasco moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

SB 669, introduced by Senator Goode, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 21.250, RSMo 1994, relating to powers of the general assembly, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Goode, SB 669 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Childers Clay
DePasco Ehlmann Goode Graves
Jacob Johnson Kinder Mathewson
Maxwell Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Sims Singleton
Staples Stoll Westfall Wiggins
Yeckel--25
NAYS--Senators
Caskey House Howard Kenney
Klarich Steelman--6
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators
Flotron Scott--2
Vacancies--1

The President declared the bill passed.

On motion of Senator Goode, title to the bill was agreed to.

Senator Goode moved that the vote by which the bill passed be reconsidered.

Senator DePasco moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

SB 556, introduced by Senator Mueller, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 355.561 and 355.596, RSMo 1994, relating to not for profit corporations, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Mueller, SB 556 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Ehlmann Goode
Graves House Howard Jacob
Johnson Kenney Kinder Klarich
Mathewson Maxwell Mueller Quick
Rohrbach Russell Schneider Sims
Singleton Staples Steelman Stoll
Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--31
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators
Flotron Scott--2
Vacancies--1

The President declared the bill passed.

Senator Mathewson assumed the Chair.

On motion of Senator Mueller, title to the bill was agreed to.

Senator Mueller moved that the vote by which the bill passed be reconsidered.

Senator DePasco moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

SB 596, with SCS, introduced by Senator Steelman, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 67.1360, RSMo Supp. 1999, relating to local sales tax for tourism, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

SCS for SB 596, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 596

An Act to repeal section 67.1360, RSMo Supp. 1999, relating to local sales tax for tourism, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

Was taken up.

Senator Steelman moved that SCS for SB 596 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Steelman, SCS for SB 596 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Ehlmann Goode
House Howard Jacob Johnson
Kenney Kinder Klarich Mathewson
Maxwell Mueller Rohrbach Russell
Schneider Sims Staples Steelman
Stoll Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--28
NAYS--Senator Graves--1
Absent--Senators
Quick Singleton--2
Absent with leave--Senators
Flotron Scott--2
Vacancies--1

The President declared the bill passed.

The emergency clause was adopted by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Clay
DePasco Ehlmann Graves House
Howard Jacob Johnson Kenney
Kinder Klarich Mathewson Maxwell
Mueller Rohrbach Russell Schneider
Sims Staples Steelman Stoll
Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--27
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Bland Goode Quick Singleton--4
Absent with leave--Senators
Flotron Scott--2
Vacancies--1

On motion of Senator Steelman, title to the bill was agreed to.

Senator Steelman moved that the vote by which the bill passed be reconsidered.

Senator DePasco moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

SB 657, with SCS, introduced by Senator Childers, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 252.230, RSMo Supp. 1999, relating to wildlife offenses, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

SCS for SB 657, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 657

An Act to repeal section 252.230, RSMo Supp. 1999, relating to wildlife offenses, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

Was taken up.

Senator Childers moved that SCS for SB 657 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Childers, SCS for SB 657 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Ehlmann Goode
Graves Howard Jacob Johnson
Kenney Kinder Klarich Mathewson
Maxwell Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Sims Steelman
Stoll Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--28
NAYS--Senator House--1
Absent--Senators
Singleton Staples--2
Absent with leave--Senators
Flotron Scott--2
Vacancies--1

The President declared the bill passed.

On motion of Senator Childers, title to the bill was agreed to.

Senator Childers moved that the vote by which the bill passed be reconsidered.

Senator DePasco moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

SB 663, introduced by Senator Schneider, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 337.029, RSMo Supp. 1999, as enacted by house committee substitute for senate committee substitute for senate bill no. 732 of the eighty-ninth general assembly, second regular session, relating to the regulation and licensing of psychologists.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Schneider, SB 663 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Ehlmann Goode
Graves House Howard Jacob
Johnson Kenney Kinder Klarich
Mathewson Maxwell Mueller Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Sims Steelman
Stoll Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--28
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Quick Singleton Staples--3
Absent with leave--Senators
Flotron Scott--2
Vacancies--1

The President declared the bill passed.

On motion of Senator Schneider, title to the bill was agreed to.

Senator Schneider moved that the vote by which the bill passed be reconsidered.

Senator DePasco moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

Senator DePasco, Chairman of the Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, after examination of SB 617 and SB 646, with SCS, respectfully requests that they be removed from the Senate Consent Calendar in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 45.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, after examination of SB 580, respectfully requests that it be removed from the Senate Consent Calendar in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 45.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, after examination of SB 642, respectfully requests that it be removed from the Senate Consent Calendar in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 45.



Senator Quick, Chairman of the Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments, to which were referred the following appointments and reappointments, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate do give its advice and consent to the following:

Douglas S. McDermott, as a student representative of the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents;

Also,

Whitney N. Morris, as a student representative of the Southwest Missouri State University Board of Governors;

Also,

Matthew A. Hackett, as a student representative of the Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents;

Also,

Brett S. Doennig, as a student representative of the Missouri Southern State College Board of Regents;

Also,

Thomas R. Jayne and G. Ruth Mach, as members of the Truman State University Board of Governors;

Also,

Susan Wilson Solovic and Jane B. Klieve, as members of the Missouri Women's Council;

Also,

Willa M. McCullough, as a public member of the State Committee of Psychologists;

Also,

Cathy J. Frier, as a member of the State Board of Optometry;

Also,

John William Jermyn, as a member of the State Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services;

Also,

Patrick R. Brady, as a member of the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee;

Also,

Norwood A. Creason, as a member of the State Fair Commission;

Also,

Larry J. Lovejoy, as a member of the Missouri State Board of Chiropractic Examiners;

Also,

Charles D. Banks and David A. Childers, as members of the State Environmental Improvement and Energy Resources Authority;

Also,

Thomas J. Garnett, as a member of the Missouri Real Estate Appraisers Commission;

Also,

Palmer R. "Nick" Nichols, II, as a member of the Missouri Training and Employment Council;

Also,

Charles Richard Gulick, as a member of the State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts.

Senator Quick requested unanimous consent of the Senate to vote on the above reports in one motion. There being no objection, the request was granted.

Senator Quick moved that the committee reports be adopted and the Senate do give its advice and consent to the above appointments and reappointments, which motion prevailed.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

The following Bills were read the 1st time and 1,000 copies ordered printed:

SRB 1001-By Wiggins.

An Act to repeal sections 67.401, 70.430, 87.287, 94.576, 191.599, 191.825, 207.090, 231.466, 287.889, 590.116, 620.600, 620.605 and 620.607, RSMo 1994, and sections 21.570, 37.510, 72.424, 105.980, 135.360, 163.029, 207.125, 210.775, 210.776, 217.041, 217.042, 219.089, 301.004, 316.235, 321.509, 348.425, 454.1019, 488.023, 577.053, 617.001, 617.005, 617.015, 617.025, 617.035, 617.045 and 620.126, RSMo Supp. 1999, for the purpose of repealing expired provisions of law and sections with contingent effective dates which never became effective.

SRB 1002-By Wiggins.

An Act to transfer or enact thirty-eight sections in compliance with the directives of senate bill no. 869 of the second regular session of the eighty-eighth general assembly, 1996.

SB 1003-By Wiggins.

An Act to repeal sections 701.025, 701.027, 701.029, 701.035, 701.037, 701.038, 701.040, 701.043, 701.046, 701.048, 701.050, 701.052, 701.053, 701.054, 701.055 and 701.059, RSMo 1994, and sections 701.031, 701.033 and 701.051, RSMo Supp. 1999, relating to on-site sewage treatment systems, and to enact in lieu thereof nineteen new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

SB 1004-By Schneider and Wiggins.

An Act to repeal section 477.010, RSMo 1994, relating to the supreme court, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

SB 1005-By Schneider.

An Act to repeal sections 303.020 and 303.120, RSMo 1994, and sections 105.1073, 303.030 and 303.190, RSMo Supp. 1999, relating to motor vehicle insurance, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 1006-By Yeckel.

An Act to repeal section 452.377, RSMo Supp. 1999, relating to custody of children, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR

The following messages were received from the Governor, reading of which was waived:

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 9, 2000

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

William C. Brandes, 415 Lennox Drive, Ballwin, St. Louis County, Missouri 63011, as a member of the State Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services, for a term ending January 5, 2004, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, reappointed to a full term.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor



Also,



OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 9, 2000

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

Diana G. Fendya, 1010 Cabernet, Chesterfield, St. Louis County, Missouri 63017, as a member of the State Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services, for a term ending January 5, 2004, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, reappointed to a full term.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 9, 2000

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

Glenn E. Good, Ph.D., 1612 Jesse Lane, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri 65203, as a member of the State Committee of Psychologists, for a term ending August 28, 2004, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, reappointed to a full term.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 9, 2000

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

Charlene L. Jones, Ph.D., Democrat, Number Nine Aberdeen Place, St. Louis City, Missouri 63105, as a member of the Harris-Stowe State College Board of Regents, for a term ending July 28, 2002, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, reappointed to a full term.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 9, 2000

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

Paul S. Lindsey, Democrat, 19336 Goldenwood Road, Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri 65536, as a member of the Missouri Development Finance Board, for a term ending September 14, 2003, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Darwin Hindman, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 9, 2000

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

Michael H. Metzler, M.D., 2504 Ridgefield Road, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri 65201, as a member of the State Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services, for a term ending January 5, 2004, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, reappointed to a full term.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 9, 2000

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

Dorothy A. "Dottie" Phelps, Democrat, 605 Felix Boulevard, Malden, Dunklin County, Missouri 63863, as a public member of the Missouri Real Estate Appraisers Commission, for a term ending September 12, 2002, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, reappointed to a full term.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 9, 2000

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

Earline B. White, 1601 Britain Way, St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri 63304, as a public member of the Interior Design Council, for a term ending April 6, 2003, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Melissa Thomas-Hunt, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 9, 2000

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

Nathan R. Williams, 2308 Blue Ridge Road, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri 65202, as a member of the State Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services, for a term ending January 5, 2004, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, reappointed to a full term.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,



OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 9, 2000

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

Brenda J. Wrench, 6962 Mardel Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri 63109, as a member of the Missouri Training and Employment Council, for a term ending August 28, 2001, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Doris Jones, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

President Pro Tem Quick referred the above appointments to the Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE

The following messages were received from the House of Representatives through its Chief Clerk:

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 1363, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 680.175, RSMo 1994, relating to transportation services, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

Also,

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HCS for HB 1144, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 407, RSMo, relating to merchandising practices for certain home improvement loans by adding thereto one new section relating to the same subject, with a penalty provision.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

Also,

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 1321, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 589, RSMo, relating to crime prevention and control by adding thereto twenty-four new sections for the purpose of enacting the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

Also,

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HCS for HB 1142, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 304.200, RSMo Supp. 1999, relating to traffic regulations, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.



INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Singleton introduced to the Senate, Ramonia Brandon, R.N., and Karen Stoner, R.N., Joplin; and Karen Backus, R.N., B.S.N., Jefferson City.

Senator Johnson introduced to the Senate, Richard, Phyllis, Mike and Julie Thornton, Savannah.

On behalf of Senator Wiggins, the President introduced to the Senate, Jim Stacy and Gordon Dockey, Kansas City.

Senator Graves introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, James D. Humphrey, M.D., Mound City.

On motion of Senator DePasco, the Senate adjourned until 4:00 p.m., Monday, February 14, 2000.