Journal of the Senate
FIRST REGULAR SESSION
TENTH DAY--THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001
The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
President Maxwell in the Chair.
Reverend Carl Gauck offered the following prayer:
Gracious God, it has been a week to get things done, people to see and listen to and now it's good to know in a short time we will be able to return home to loved ones and enjoy the time for rest and recreation. Be with us during our travels and bring us safely home. Help us to be open to Your teaching and celebrate the joy of Your presence with those we love. 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.
Photographers from the Associated Press were given permission to take pictures in the Senate Chamber today.
The following Senators were present during the day's proceedings:
|Absent with leave--Senators|
|The Lieutenant Governor was present.|
Senator Kinder offered Senate Resolution No. 81, regarding Maurice "Mike" Greenblatt, which was adopted.
Senator Wiggins offered the following resolution, which was adopted:
SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 82
WHEREAS, the members of the Missouri Senate have been pleased to learn that the South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual membership meeting on Friday, January 19, 2001, and will celebrate the 70th anniversary of its founding; and
WHEREAS, the South Kansas City Chamber has a long history of substantial and positive contributions to the civic and community life of South Kansas City; and
WHEREAS, the South Kansas City Chamber has been led by an unending series of dynamic leaders and officers, too numerous to mention in one Resolution; and
WHEREAS, the South Kansas City Chamber has been a strong and effective voice in educational initiatives and in the overall development of the South Kansas City area as a dynamic and integral part of the leadership of the overall metropolitan area;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the Missouri Senate pause in their deliberations to salute the outstanding history of service by the South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, express their congratulations on the Chamber's 70th anniversary and extend to the Chamber and its members many long years of continued success and happiness in service to the people of South Kansas City; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate be instructed to prepare a properly inscribed copy of this resolution for the South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.
Senators Rohrbach, Russell, Westfall, Gross, Wiggins, Goode and Johnson offered Senate Resolution No. 83, regarding Ronald Wayne Collins, California, which was adopted.
Senator Quick moved that SR 73 be taken up for adoption, which motion prevailed.
On motion of Senator Quick, SR 73 was adopted.
Senators Bland and Carter offered the following concurrent resolution:
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 7
WHEREAS, at the second session of the Ninety-second Congress of the United States of America, it was resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled, two-thirds of each house concurring therein, that the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as a part of the constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several states within seven years from the date of its submission by the Congress, no provision having been made for ratification by convention as mandated by article I, section 4, of the Constitution of the state of Missouri:
"ARTICLE . . . ."
"Section 1. Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.
Section 2. The congress shall have the power to enforce by appropriate legislation the provisions of this article.
Section 3. This amendment shall take effect two years after the date of its ratification.":
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Ninety-first General Assembly, First Regular Session, of the state of Missouri, the House of Representatives concurring therein, that such proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America be and the same is hereby ratified; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that certified copies of this resolution be forwarded by the governor of Missouri to the Administrator of General Services, Washington, D.C., and the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States.
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS
The following Bills and Joint Resolution were read the 1st time and 1,000 copies ordered printed:
SB 319-By Carter.
An Act to repeal section 160.518, RSMo 2000, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to assessment of students for whom English is a second language.
SB 320-By Goode.
An Act to amend chapter 8, RSMo, by adding thereto ten new sections relating to procurement of services for state construction projects, with an expiration date.
SB 321-By Westfall.
An Act to repeal section 178.930, RSMo 2000, relating to sheltered workshops, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.
SB 322-By Gross and Gibbons.
An Act to repeal section 566.093, RSMo 2000, relating to sexual misconduct in the second degree, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.
SB 323-By Childers, Johnson and Bentley.
An Act to amend chapter 67, RSMo, by adding thereto ten new sections relating to a tourism community enhancement district.
SB 324-By Childers.
An Act to amend chapter 305, RSMo, by adding thereto eight new sections relating to the Missouri airport protection act.
SB 325-By Foster, Childers and Goode.
An Act to amend chapter 324, RSMo, by adding thereto eighteen new sections relating to foresters, with penalty provisions.
SB 326-By Bland, DePasco, Wiggins and Carter.
An Act to amend chapter 144, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to energy cost assistance, with an emergency clause.
SB 327-By Yeckel and Carter.
An Act to amend chapter 324, RSMo, by adding thereto ten new sections relating to occupations and professions.
SB 328-By Yeckel and DePasco.
An Act to repeal section 334.021, RSMo 2000, relating to certain health care professionals, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.
SB 329-By Yeckel and Stoll.
An Act to amend chapter 427, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to creditor protection, with an emergency clause.
SB 330-By Jacob, Goode, DePasco, Bentley, Wiggins, Singleton, Schneider, Sims and House.
An Act to repeal sections 226.527, 226.540 and 226.585, RSMo 2000, relating to highway beautification, and to enact in lieu thereof four new sections relating to the same subject.
SB 331-By DePasco, Kenney, Stoll and Gibbons.
An Act to repeal sections 319.015, 319.022, 319.023, 319.024, 319.025, 319.026, 319.030, 319.045 and 319.050, RSMo 2000, relating to underground facility safety and damage prevention, and to enact in lieu thereof eleven new sections relating to the same subject, with termination dates for certain sections.
SJR 11-By Yeckel.
Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 26(b) of article VI of the Constitution of Missouri relating to school district bond elections, and adopting one new section in lieu thereof relating to the same subject.
Co-Pro Tem Kinder requested unanimous consent of the body that SB 61 be re-referred to the Committee on Education, which request was granted.
SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS
The following Bills were read the 2nd time and referred to the Committees indicated:
SB 102--Labor and Industrial Relations.
SB 103--Ways and Means.
SB 104--Insurance and Housing.
SB 105--Pensions and General Laws.
SB 106--Public Health and Welfare.
SB 107--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.
SB 110--Public Health and Welfare.
SB 112--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.
SB 114--Labor and Industrial Relations.
SB 115--Ways and Means.
SB 116--Ways and Means.
SB 117--Insurance and Housing.
SB 118--Insurance and Housing.
SB 119--Pensions and General Laws.
SB 120--Labor and Industrial Relations.
SB 121--Insurance and Housing.
SB 123--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.
SB 124--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.
SB 125--Local Government and Economic Development.
SB 127--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.
SB 128--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.
SB 130--Public Health and Welfare.
SB 131--Financial and Governmental Organi-zation, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.
SB 132--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.
SB 135--Aging, Families and Mental Health.
SB 136--Public Health and Welfare.
SB 137--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.
SB 139--Insurance and Housing.
SB 140--Ways and Means.
SB 141--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.
SB 144--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.
SB 147--Ways and Means.
SB 148--Financial and Governmental Organi-zation, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.
SB 149--Commerce and Environment.
SB 150--Commerce and Environment.
President Pro Tem Quick referred SCR 5 and SCR 6 to the Committee on Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics.
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS
The following Bill was read the 1st time and 1,000 copies ordered printed:
SB 332-By Westfall.
An Act to amend chapter 171, RSMo, by
adding thereto one new section relating to school absences for participation in the Missouri state fair.
President Pro Tem Quick submitted the following:
January 17, 2001
Mr. Tom Hodges
Chairman of the Board
MO State Employees Retirement System
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Dear Mr. Hodges:
We the undersigned have approved the reappointment of Senator John Scott as a member of the Missouri State Employees Retirement Board of Trustees (MOSERS).
/s/ Ed Quick /s/ Peter Kinder
EDWARD E. QUICK PETER D. KINDER
Senate President Pro Tem Senate Co-Pro Tem
INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS
Senator Steelman introduced to the Senate, Dr. Jim Williams, Rolla.
Senator Caskey introduced to the Senate, Dennis Green, St. Louis.
Senator Carter introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, Dr. Katherine Jahnige, M.D., St. Louis.
On motion of Senator DePasco, the Senate adjourned until 4:00 p.m., Monday, January 22, 2001.
ELEVENTH DAY-MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2001
SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS
SB 157-Goode and Bentley
SB 178-Schneider and
SB 184-Johnson, et al
SB 187-Schneider and
SB 192-Schneider, et al
SB 194-Schneider and
SB 195-Schneider and
SB 212-Gross, et al
SB 213-Gross, et al
SB 214-Gross, et al
SB 220-Kinder and Gross
SB 226-Goode, et al
SB 238-Staples, et al
SB 240-Stoll and Bentley
SB 247-Westfall and
SB 248-Wiggins and
SB 250-Bentley and
SB 254-Gross and Foster
SB 255-Gross, et al
SB 258-Rohrbach and
SB 259-Childers, et al
SB 260-Gross and Stoll
SB 265-Schneider and
SB 266-Bland, et al
SB 267-Klarich and
SB 280-Yeckel, et al
SB 290-Wiggins and
SB 295-Stoll and Staples
SB 302-Johnson, et al
SB 322-Gross and Gibbons
SB 323-Childers, et al
SB 325-Foster, et al
SB 326-Bland, et al
SB 327-Yeckel and Carter
SB 328-Yeckel and DePasco
SB 329-Yeckel and Stoll
SB 330-Jacob, et al
SB 331-DePasco, et al
HCR 3-Crump (DePasco)
To be Referred
SCR 7-Bland and Carter