Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION


FIFTY-SECOND DAY--MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2000


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Pro Tem Quick in the Chair.

The Reverend Carl Gauck offered the following prayer:

Abraham Lincoln once said: "Faith in our God is indispensable to successful statesmanship."

Gracious God, we thank You for bringing us safely to our work and to recognize our need for You in our lives and the statesmanship we practice. We know that to truly love this nation we need to first love You, our God. Help us this week to recognize we are both citizens of heaven as well as citizens of the United States. And let our efforts show forth our allegiance to You and the people of this State. 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 for Thursday, April 6, 2000, was read and approved.

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

Present--Senators
Bentley Bland Carter Caskey
Childers Clay DePasco Ehlmann
Flotron Goode Graves House
Howard Jacob Johnson Kenney
Kinder Klarich Mathewson Maxwell
Mueller Quick Rohrbach Russell
Schneider Scott Sims Singleton
Staples Steelman Stoll Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--34
Absent with leave--Senators--None
The Lieutenant Governor was present.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1477, regarding the Crappie Company, Dexter, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1478, regarding the Gold Wing Road Riders Association Chapter V, Sikeston and Dexter, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1479, regarding the Dexter Evangelical Free Church Women, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1480, regarding the Honorable Dan Crawford, Dunklin County, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1481, regarding Deputy Chris Riggs, Pemiscot County, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1482, regarding Mozell Shaw, Malden, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1483, regarding Marian English, Gideon, which was adopted.

Senator Steelman offered Senate Resolution No. 1484, regarding Dr. Mar R. Doering, DVM, Holts Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Steelman offered Senate Resolution No. 1485, regarding the death of LeCompte Joslin, Rolla, which was adopted.

Senator Bland offered Senate Resolution No. 1486, regarding the death of Eugene R. "Gene" Morris, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1487, regarding Kevin Dean Bower, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1488, regarding Michael Harrell, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1489, regarding Nolen "Trey" Roberson, III, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1490, regarding Chief Richard "Smokey" Dyer, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Bland offered Senate Resolution No. 1491, regarding volunteers and scouts from Covenant Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1492, regarding Larry W. Moore, Marceline, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1493, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cleveland, Jr., Brookfield, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1494, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hudson, Princeton, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1495, regarding the Fifty-Sixth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Liebhart, Bucklin, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1496, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Rumph, East Moline, Illinois, which was adopted.

Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 1497, regarding Ferba Higgs Lofton, Springfield, which was adopted.

Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 1498, regarding Michael E. Wagner, II, Springfield, which was adopted.

Senator Stoll offered Senate Resolution No. 1499, regarding the Ninety-First Birthday of Homer E. Alcorn, Festus, which was adopted.

Senator Rohrbach offered the following resolution, which was adopted:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1500

WHEREAS, the members of the Missouri Senate consider it extremely fitting to recognize exemplary Show-Me State residents who not only have established a record of exceptional performance of the duties and responsibilities associated with their chosen professions, but have undertaken the herculean task of documenting Missouri historical events; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Joseph S. Summers, Jr., of Jefferson City enjoys a well-deserved reputation as a physician, author, publisher, businessman, and historian; and

WHEREAS, an Outstanding Alumnus of Jefferson City High School and a World War II veteran, Dr. Summers wrote the Pictorial Folk History of Jefferson City, Missouri, 1890-1900, The Day the Capitol Burned, Medical Milestones: Cole County Medical Society, One Hundred Fifty Years of Service: A History of Jefferson City Masonic Lodge, and The Civil War in Missouri as Seen from the Capital City; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Summers earned an Associate of Art degree from Jefferson City Junior College, a Bachelor of Science degree in medical science from the University of Missouri, a Medical Degree from Washington University, and a Specialized Medical Degree in radiology from the University of Minnesota; and

WHEREAS, a member of Grace Episcopal Church, Masonic Lodge, and Missouri Writers Guild, Dr. Summers was the first chairman of Jefferson City's Historic Preservation Commission and deserves special accolades for his leadership endeavors with the Cole County Historical Society, Historic City of Jefferson, Boy Scouts of America, and the Missouri Pilots Association which he co-founded; and

WHEREAS, married to Amy Koopmans Summers for many years, Dr. Summers heads a large, extended family that consists of his children, Dorothy Summers Dallmeyer, William Koopmans Summers, Joseph S. Summers, III, and Amy Kay Summers Wardum; ten grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we, the members of the Missouri Senate, Ninetieth General Assembly, join unanimously to salute the life and beloved labors of Dr. Joseph Summers and to commend him for his magnanimous generosity in sharing the fruits of his extensive local-history research with so many of his fellow citizens; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate be instructed to prepare a properly inscribed copy of this resolution in honor of Dr. Joseph S. Summers, Jr., of Jefferson City, Missouri.

Senators Wiggins, DePasco and House offered the following resolution, which was adopted:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1501

WHEREAS, Robert J. "Bob" Gillihan will distinguish himself as the third recipient of the coveted Organized Labor's Representative of the Year award during a festive celebration and dinner reception to be held April 14, 2000, at Harrah's Hotel and Casino in Kansas City, Missouri; and

WHEREAS, a native of Chanute, Kansas, Bob Gillihan graduated from Chanute High School and attended Rockhurst College before embarking upon a successful career in the United States Marine Corps in 1949 where he earned distinction as the All Service Middleweight Boxing Champion; and

WHEREAS, following the completion of his military duties which took him to Korea, Bob Gillihan searched for a job in the construction industry and was brought into Teamsters Local 541 by Del Neighbors to work on the Kansas Turnpike, and upon its completion went on to hold various positions with the Teamsters Union including pipelines and building construction; and

WHEREAS, Bob Gillihan furthered his career in the ready-mix concrete industry in Local 541 through jobs with Stewart Sand, Botsford, and Lone Star Concrete prior to becoming a Business Agent in the Teamsters Union where he was instrumental in acquiring better wages, health and welfare benefits, improved retirement benefits, and more vacation time for the men and women of Teamsters Local 541; and

WHEREAS, Bob Gillihan became Vice President of Teamsters Local 541 in 1980 and was elected President in 1990, since which time he has risen to President of the Greater Kansas City building and Construction Trades Council as well as Secretary-Treasurer and President of Teamsters Joint Council No. 56; and

WHEREAS, Bob Gillihan is exceedingly proud of the important roles he has played as Trustee for the pension health and welfare funds for Zenith Administrators, also known as the Mo-Kan Teamsters Trust Fund; member of the Parklane Hospital Board of Directors; and Commissioner for the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, a position he has held since November of 1991; and

WHEREAS, Bob Gillihan has been abundantly blessed with the love, support, and encouragement he has continually received from his wonderful family which includes his devoted wife, Marlene; and his eight children, Pam, Pat, Kim, Kevin (deceased), Sean, Mike, Mark, and Brent:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we, the members of the Missouri Senate, Ninetieth General Assembly, unanimously join in extending our most hearty and robust congratulations to Bob Gillihan at this proud moment of well-deserved distinction, and in wishing him only the very best of success in all his future endeavors; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate be instructed to prepare a properly inscribed copy of this resolution for Robert J. Gillihan, as a measure of our esteem for him.

Senator Goode offered Senate Resolution No. 1502, regarding Dr. Joan Hashimi, St. Louis, which was adopted.

Senator Goode offered Senate Resolution No. 1503, regarding Norman Flax, Ph.D., St. Louis, which was adopted.

Senator Flotron offered the following resolution:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1504

Notice of Proposed Rule Change

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Ninetieth General Assembly, Second Regular Session, that Senate Rule 65 be amended to read as follows:

"Rule 65. 1. To effect the passage of a bill on the final reading thereof, the vote shall be taken by yeas and nays, and the names of the senators voting for and against the same shall be entered and recorded in the Journal, and if a majority of the senators elected vote in favor thereof, the bill shall be declared passed.

2. Floor amendments will not be in order on third reading and final passage, except that any member may offer an amendment or amendments for the portion of a joint resolution or bill to be submitted to the voters by the General Assembly that contains the proposed official summary statement and fiscal note summary. Such amendment may be further amended as provided by the rules of the Senate.".

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

Senator Caskey offered the following concurrent resolution:

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 38

WHEREAS, building codes promote public safety, health, and general welfare and protect the lives and property of our citizens; and

WHEREAS, building codes require that all affected construction meet minimum standards and provide fair and equal opportunities for contractors and owners by consistent application of these standards; and

WHEREAS, building codes protect our citizens from hazardous buildings and help maintain property values; and

WHEREAS, there are numerous building codes in the state varying from county to county and municipality to municipality; and

WHEREAS, the number of codes restricts competitive business among builders and contractors as they must spend time and money to learn and comply with each different code; and

WHEREAS, an in-depth study and evaluation must be made of the alternatives and strategies available for the implementation of a single building code to better serve the citizens and business population in Missouri; and

WHEREAS, the three model code groups have combined to formulate a single code entitled the "International Building Code"; and

WHEREAS, the International Building Code is being finalized during the spring of 2000; and

WHEREAS, the Governor's Commission for the Review and Formulation of Building Code Implementation was created in 1999 by Senate Concurrent Resolution; and

WHEREAS, the Commission held four hearings during 1999 and issued a preliminary report on December 1, 1999; and

WHEREAS, the Commission shall dissolve on May 31, 2000 unless its authority is extended:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the Missouri Senate, Second Regular Session, Ninetieth General Assembly, the House of Representatives concurring therein, request that the commission continue to solicit any input and information necessary to fulfill its obligations; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the commission shall conduct an in-depth study and make additional recommendations concerning the implementation of a building code to ensure fair and equal opportunity for businesses by the consistent application of minimum safety standards for the citizens of Missouri; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the commission shall prepare a report, together with its recommendations for any legislative action it deems necessary for submission to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2000, and then shall be dissolved May 31, 2001; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the actual and necessary expenses of executive branch members and members appointed by the governor as well as the actual and necessary expenses of any staff provided by the office of administration and the cost of any outside consultants to the commission shall be paid from funds appropriated to the Office of Administration; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the actual and necessary expenses of the legislative members and any legislative staff assigned to the commission shall be paid from the joint contingent fund; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the staff of Senate Research, House Research, the Joint Committee on Legislative Research, and the Office of Administration shall provide such legal, research, clerical, technical and bill drafting services as the commission may require in the performance of its duties; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Missouri Senate be instructed to prepare properly inscribed copies of this resolution for the Governor, the Attorney General, the Director of the Department of Public Safety, the Director of the Department of Natural Resources, and the Director of the Division of Design and Construction.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

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

Mr. President: Your Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, to which was referred SS No. 2 for SJR 53, begs leave to report that it has examined the same and finds that the joint resolution has been truly perfected and that the printed copies furnished the Senators are correct.

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

Senator Jacob moved that SB 826, with SCS, be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

SCS for SB 826, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 826

An Act to repeal section 407.820, RSMo 1994, and sections 407.815, 407.816, 407.822 and 407.825, RSMo Supp. 1999, relating to motor vehicle franchise practices, and to enact in lieu thereof seven new sections relating to the same subject.

Was taken up.

Senator Jacob moved that SCS for SB 826 be adopted.

Senator Jacob offered SS for SCS for SB 826, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 826

An Act to repeal section 407.820, RSMo 1994, and sections 407.815, 407.816, 407.822, 407.825, 407.1000, 407.1005, 407.1010, 407.1015, 407.1020, 407.1025, 407.1028, 407.1031, 407.1034, 407.1037, 407.1040, 407.1043, 407.1046, 407.1049 and 621.053, RSMo Supp. 1999, relating to motor vehicle franchise practices, and to enact in lieu thereof eight new sections relating to the same subject.

Senator Jacob moved that SS for SCS for SB 826 be adopted.

Senator Jacob offered SA 1:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1



Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 826, Page 3, Section 407.815, Lines 16-18 of said page, by striking all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "motor vehicles or used motor vehicles taken in trade of new motor vehicles or used motor vehicles purchased for resale and who"; and

Further amend said bill, Page 5, Section 407.815, Line 4 of said page, by striking the semicolon ";" and inserting in lieu thereof a period "."; and further amend lines 5-10 of said page, by striking all of said lines.

Senator Jacob moved that the above amendment be adopted, which motion prevailed.

Senator Sims offered SA 2:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 826, Page 37, Section 407.923, Line 19, by inserting after all of said line the following:

"578.100. 1. Whoever engages on Sunday in the business of selling or sells or offers for sale on such day, at retail, [motor vehicles;] clothing and wearing apparel; clothing accessories; furniture; housewares; home, business or office furnishings; household, business or office appliances; hardware; tools; paints; building and lumber supply materials; jewelry; silverware; watches; clocks; luggage; musical instruments and recordings or toys; excluding novelties and souvenirs; is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall upon conviction for the first offense be sentenced to pay a fine of not exceeding one hundred dollars, and for the second or any subsequent offense be sentenced to pay a fine of not exceeding two hundred dollars or undergo confinement not exceeding thirty days in the county jail in default thereof.

2. Each separate sale or offer to sell shall constitute a separate offense.

3. Information charging violations of this section shall be brought within five days after the commission of the alleged offense and not thereafter.

4. The operation of any place of business where any goods, wares or merchandise are sold or exposed for sale in violation of this section is hereby declared to be a public and common nuisance.

5. Any county of this state containing all or part of a city with a population of over four hundred thousand may exempt itself from the application of this section by submission of the proposition to the voters of the county at a general election or a special election called for that purpose, and the proposition receiving a majority of the votes cast therein. The proposal to exempt the county from the provisions of this section shall be submitted to the voters of the county upon a majority vote of the governing body of the county or when a petition requesting the submission of the proposal to the voters and signed by a number of qualified voters residing in the county equal to eight percent of the votes cast in the county in the next preceding gubernatorial election is filed with the governing body of the county. The ballot of submission shall contain, but not be limited to, the following language:

FOR the exemption of ........ county from the Sunday sales law

AGAINST the exemption of ........ county from the Sunday sales law

If a majority of the votes cast on the proposal by the qualified voters voting thereon in the county are in favor of the proposal, then the provisions of this section shall no longer apply within that county. If a majority of the votes cast on the proposal by the qualified voters voting thereon in the county are opposed to the proposal, then the provisions of this section shall continue to apply and be enforced within that county. The exemption of any county from the provisions of this section shall not become effective in that county until the results of the vote exempting the county have been filed with the secretary of state and with the revisor of statutes and have been certified as received by those officers. The revisor of statutes shall note which counties are exempt from the provisions of this section in the Missouri revised statutes.

6. In addition to any other method of exemption provided by law, the governing body of any county of this state may exempt itself from the application of this section by order or ordinance of the governing body of the county after public hearing upon the matter. Such public hearing shall be preceded by public notice which shall, at a minimum, be published at least three different times in the newspaper with the greatest circulation in the county. Upon such order or ordinance becoming effective, such county shall be exempt from the provisions of this section and no election or other method of exemption shall be required. The exemption of any county from the provisions of this section by order or ordinance shall not become effective in that county until the order or ordinance has been filed with the secretary of state and the revisor of statutes and has been certified as received by those officers. The revisor of statutes shall note which counties are exempt from the provisions of this section in the Missouri revised statutes.

[578.120. 1. Notwithstanding any provision in this chapter to the contrary, no dealer, distributor or manufacturer licensed under section 301.559, RSMo, may keep open, operate, or assist in keeping open or operating any established place of business for the purpose of buying, selling, bartering or exchanging, or offering for sale, barter or exchange, any motor vehicle, whether new or used, on Sunday. However, this section does not apply to the sale of manufactured housing; the sale of recreational motor vehicles; washing, towing, wrecking or repairing operations; the sale of petroleum products, tires, and repair parts and accessories; or new vehicle shows or displays participated in by five or more franchised dealers or in towns or cities with five or fewer dealers, a majority.

2. No association consisting of motor vehicle dealers, distributors or manufacturers licensed under section 301.559, RSMo, shall be in violation of antitrust or restraint of trade statutes under chapter 416, RSMo, or regulation promulgated thereunder solely because it encourages its members not to open or operate on Sunday a place of business for the purpose of buying, selling, bartering or exchanging any motor vehicle.

3. Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a class C misdemeanor.]"; and

Further amend said title, enacting clause and intersectional references accordingly.

Senator Sims moved that the above amendment be adopted, which motion prevailed.

Senator Mueller offered SA 3:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 826, Page 38, Section 621.053, Line 2, by inserting immediately after all of said line the following:

"Section 1. The provisions of section 407.825 of this act shall not apply to any dealer franchise sanctioned and approved by the Missouri department of revenue which sells vehicles provided by a manufacturer which assembles motor vehicles within the state of Missouri."; and

Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

Senator Mueller moved that the above amendment be adopted.

Senator Schneider offered SA 1 to SA 3, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3

Amend Senate Amendment No. 3 to Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 826, Page 1, Line 3, by striking the word "not".

Senator Schneider moved that the above amendment be adopted and requested a roll call vote be taken. He was joined in his request by Senators Clay, House, Stoll and Jacob.

President Wilson assumed the Chair.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

President Pro Tem Quick assumed the Chair.

Senator Mueller raised the point of order that SA 1 to SA 3 is out of order as the amendment is superfluous.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

The point of order was referred to the President Pro Tem, who ruled it well taken.

SA 3 was again taken up.

President Pro Tem Quick assumed the Chair.

Senator Jacob requested a roll call vote be taken on the adoption of SA 3 and was joined in his request by Senators Wiggins, Maxwell, Schneider and Stoll.

SA 3 failed of adoption by the following vote:

YEAS--Senator Mueller--1
NAYS--Senators
Bentley Bland Carter Caskey
Childers DePasco Ehlmann Flotron
Goode Graves House Howard
Jacob Johnson Kenney Kinder
Klarich Mathewson Maxwell Quick
Rohrbach Russell Schneider Scott
Sims Singleton Staples Steelman
Stoll Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--32
Absent--Senator Clay--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

Senator Klarich offered SA 4:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 4

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 826, Page 1, In the Title, Line 7, by striking the words "vehicle franchise practices" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "vehicles"; and

Further amend said bill, Page 1, Section A, Line 8, by inserting after all of said line the following:

"135.041. For tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2001, a taxpayer shall be allowed a refundable credit against the tax imposed by chapter 143, RSMo, excluding sections 143.191 to 143.265, RSMo, pursuant to this section in an amount equal to the amount of personal property taxes levied on such taxpayer's motor vehicles by this state and municipalities in this state and timely paid by the taxpayer in the same taxable year for which the Missouri return is being filed. A taxpayer shall claim the credit allowed by this section at the time such taxpayer files a return and shall attach a photocopy of such taxpayer's personal property tax receipt to such return; provided that, a taxpayer who fails to timely file such taxpayer's return shall not be eligible for a credit pursuant to this section. The department of revenue may promulgate such rules or regulations as are necessary to administer the provisions of this section. No rule or portion of a rule promulgated pursuant to the authority of this section shall become effective unless it has been promulgated pursuant to the provisions of chapter 536, RSMo."; and

Further amend the title, enacting clause and intersectional references accordingly.

Senator Klarich moved that the above amendment be adopted.

Senator Mathewson raised the point of order that SA 4 is out of order as the amendment goes beyond the original intent and purpose of the legislation.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

The point of order was referred to the President Pro Tem, who ruled it well taken.

Senator Bland offered SA 5, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 5

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 826, Page 9, Section 407.817, Line 20, by inserting after all of said line the following:

"407.818. No franchisee shall have a posted labor rate for motor vehicle repairs of more than ten times the federal minimum wage."; and

Further amend said title, enacting clause and intersectional references accordingly.

Senator Bland moved that the above amendment be adopted.

Senator Mathewson assumed the Chair.

At the request of Senator Jacob, SB 826, with SCS, SS for SCS and SA 5 (pending), was placed on the Informal Calendar.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

Senator Johnson, Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, to which was referred HB 1604, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

The following Bills were read the 2nd time and referred to the Committees indicated:

HB 1568--Public Health and Welfare.

HB 1596--Financial and Governmental Organi-zation.

HB 1948--Transportation.

HB 1077--Local Government and Economic Development.

HB 1808--Pensions and General Laws.

HB 1647--Pensions and General Laws.

HB 1841--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

HB 1454--Local Government and Economic Development.

HB 1499--Local Government and Economic Development.

HB 1631--Local Government and Economic Development.

HB 1579--Local Government and Economic Development.

HB 1597--Insurance and Housing.

HB 1284--Local Government and Economic Development.

HB 1659--Local Government and Economic Development.

HS for HCS for HB 1242--Local Govern-ment and Economic Development.

HS for HB 1238--Local Government and Economic Development.

HS for HCS for HB 1481--Insurance and Housing.

HCS for HB 1434--Pensions and General Laws.

HS for HB 1615--Civil and Criminal Juris-prudence.

REFERRALS

President Pro Tem Quick referred SCR 37 to the Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions.

President Pro Tem Quick referred SS No. 2 for SJR 53 to the Committee on State Budget Control.

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

April 6, 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:

Leland O. Burch, Republican, Route 2, Butler, Bates County, Missouri 64730, as a member of the State Soil and Water Districts Commission, for a term ending May 2, 2002, 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

April 6, 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:

Bruce E. Davis, Republican, 3509 Bray, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri 65203, as a member of the State Tax Commission, for a term ending January 23, 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

April 6, 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:

Ida Goodwin Woolfolk, Democrat, 3438C Laclede Avenue, St. Louis City, Missouri 63103, as a member of the Missouri Community Service Commission, for a term ending October 15, 2001, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Barbara A. Washington, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 7, 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:

Karen A. Winn, 814 Primrose, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri 65109, as a member of the Administrative Hearing Commission, for a term ending April 7, 2006, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo. 621.015.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 10, 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:

Cheryl Lynn Bisbee, Republican, 330 North Askew, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri 64123, as a member of the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners, for a term ending January 15, 2001, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Sarah Ingram-Eiser, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 10, 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:

Charles E. Dumsky, Democrat, 106 South Forest, Sugar Creek, Jackson County, Missouri 64054, as a member of the Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners, for a term ending April 4, 2002, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, William Alumbaugh, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 10, 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 J. Hurley, Republican, 505 Pinewood Drive, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri 64506, as a member of the Missouri Western State College Board of Regents, for a term ending October 29, 2005, 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

April 10, 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:

Catherine B. Leapheart, 213 Spalding Drive, Holts Summit, Callaway County, Missouri 65043, as a member of the Missouri Training and Employment Council, for a term ending June 27, 2003, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Karla McLucas, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 10, 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:

Richard C. Robinson, Sr., 4034 Prospect, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri 64130, as a member of the Missouri Board of Barber Examiners, for a term ending April 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

April 10, 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:

Kaye H. Steinmetz, 10335 Stoltz Drive, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri 65401, as a member of the Children's Trust Fund Board, for a term ending September 15, 2002, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo. 210.170.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 10, 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:

O. Elaine West, 1401 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri 65101, as a member of the Missouri Training and Employment Council, for a term ending August 28, 2003, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Lanny Ellis, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

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

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Klarich offered Senate Resolution No. 1505, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. David A. Bade, St. Louis, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS



Senator Howard introduced to the Senate, Brian Polk, Piedmont.

On behalf of Senator Westfall and himself, Senator Caskey introduced to the Senate, Mary Ireland, Nevada.

Senator Caskey introduced to the Senate, sixty constituents from Bates, Cass and Johnson Counties, including his wife, Kay, Butler; Tommy and Phyllis Jones, Garden City; Amy Smith, Drexel; and eighteen students from the Raymore-Peculiar School District.

Senator Westfall introduced to the Senate, Debbie McGinnis, Bolivar; and Bonnie McCord and Charlie Johnson, Nevada.

Senator Maxwell introduced to the Senate, Brandt, Colby, Jacob and Andrea Willer, Mexico; and Colby and Jacob were made honorary pages.

Senator Kinder introduced to the Senate, Rod Jetton, Marble Hill.

Senator House introduced to the Senate, his daughter, Cathy, St. Charles.



On motion of Senator DePasco, the Senate adjourned under the rules.