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:

Present--Senators
Bentley Bland Carter Caskey
Childers DePasco Foster Gibbons
Goode Gross House Jacob
Johnson Kenney Kinder Klarich
Loudon Mathewson Quick Rohrbach
Schneider Sims Staples Steelman
Stoll Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--28
Absent with leave--Senators
Russell Scott Singleton--3
Vacancies--3
The Lieutenant Governor was present.

RESOLUTIONS

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.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

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.

RE-REFERRALS

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 101--Education.

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 108--Education.

SB 109--Judiciary.

SB 110--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 111--Transportation.

SB 112--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 113--Judiciary.

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 122--Judiciary.

SB 123--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 124--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 125--Local Government and Economic Development.

SB 126--Education.

SB 127--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

SB 128--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

SB 129--Judiciary.

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 133--Education.

SB 134--Education.

SB 135--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

SB 136--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 137--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 138--Transportation.

SB 139--Insurance and Housing.

SB 140--Ways and Means.

SB 141--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

SB 142--Transportation.

SB 143--Transportation.

SB 144--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 145--Education.

SB 146--Education.

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.

REFERRALS

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.

COMMUNICATIONS

President Pro Tem Quick submitted the following:

January 17, 2001

Mr. Tom Hodges

Chairman of the Board

MO State Employees Retirement System

907 Wildwood

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).

Sincerely,

/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.

SENATE CALENDAR

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ELEVENTH DAY-MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2001

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FORMAL CALENDAR



SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS



SB 151-Childers

SB 152-Childers

SB 153-Bland

SB 154-Bland

SB 155-Bland

SB 156-Goode

SB 157-Goode and Bentley

SB 158-Bland

SB 159-Bland

SB 160-Bland

SB 161-Bland

SB 162-Bland

SB 163-Bland

SB 164-Bland

SB 165-Bland

SB 166-Bland

SB 167-Bland

SB 168-Bland

SB 169-Bland

SB 170-Bland

SB 171-Bland

SB 172-Bland

SB 173-Bland

SB 174-Bland

SB 175-Bland

SB 176-Bland

SB 177-Schneider

SB 178-Schneider and

Rohrbach

SB 179-Rohrbach

SB 180-Klarich

SB 181-Caskey

SB 182-Loudon

SB 183-Schneider

SB 184-Johnson, et al

SB 185-Loudon

SB 186-Klarich

SB 187-Schneider and

Wiggins

SB 188-Russell

SB 189-Russell

SB 190-Russell

SB 191-Goode

SB 192-Schneider, et al

SB 193-Rohrbach

SB 194-Schneider and

Bland

SB 195-Schneider and

Goode

SB 196-Scott

SB 197-Johnson

SB 198-Staples

SB 199-Sims

SB 200-Sims

SB 201-Sims

SB 202-Wiggins

SB 203-Scott

SB 204-House

SB 205-Bland

SB 206-Wiggins

SB 207-Klarich

SB 208-Sims

SB 209-DePasco

SB 210-DePasco

SB 211-DePasco

SB 212-Gross, et al

SB 213-Gross, et al

SB 214-Gross, et al

SB 215-Gross

SB 216-Scott

SB 217-Russell

SB 218-Russell

SB 219-Mathewson

SB 220-Kinder and Gross

SB 221-Westfall

SB 222-Caskey

SB 223-Caskey

SB 224-Russell

SB 225-Mathewson

SB 226-Goode, et al

SB 227-Jacob

SB 228-Jacob

SB 229-Jacob

SB 230-Childers

SB 231-Gross

SB 232-Gross

SB 233-Wiggins

SB 234-Wiggins

SB 235-Sims

SB 236-Sims

SB 237-Westfall

SB 238-Staples, et al

SB 239-Stoll

SB 240-Stoll and Bentley

SB 241-Rohrbach

SB 242-Kenney

SB 243-DePasco

SB 244-Staples

SB 245-Caskey

SB 246-Caskey

SB 247-Westfall and

Staples

SB 248-Wiggins and

DePasco

SB 249-Wiggins

SB 250-Bentley and

Johnson

SB 251-Kinder

SB 252-Singleton

SB 253-Gross

SB 254-Gross and Foster

SB 255-Gross, et al

SB 257-Caskey

SB 258-Rohrbach and

Schneider

SB 259-Childers, et al

SB 260-Gross and Stoll

SB 261-House

SB 262-Stoll

SB 263-Stoll

SB 264-Steelman

SB 265-Schneider and

Caskey

SB 266-Bland, et al

SB 267-Klarich and

Schneider

SB 268-Schneider

SB 269-Schneider

SB 270-Schneider

SB 271-Schneider

SB 272-DePasco

SB 273-Caskey

SB 274-Caskey

SB 275-Sims

SB 276-Sims

SB 277-Sims

SB 278-Westfall

SB 279-Staples

SB 280-Yeckel, et al

SB 281-Yeckel

SB 282-Klarich

SB 283-Steelman

SB 284-Steelman

SB 285-Steelman

SB 287-Klarich

SB 288-Klarich

SB 289-Sims

SB 290-Wiggins and

DePasco

SB 291-Westfall

SB 292-Singleton

SB 293-Steelman

SB 294-Steelman

SB 295-Stoll and Staples

SB 296-Gross

SB 297-DePasco

SB 298-Quick

SB 299-Quick

SB 300-Rohrbach

SB 301-Johnson

SB 302-Johnson, et al

SB 303-Johnson

SB 304-Klarich

SB 305-Jacob

SB 306-Jacob

SB 307-Jacob

SB 308-Jacob

SB 309-Steelman

SB 310-Quick

SB 311-Mathewson

SB 312-Caskey

SB 313-Caskey

SB 314-Steelman

SB 315-Childers

SB 316-Stoll

SB 317-Stoll

SB 318-Sims

SB 319-Carter

SB 320-Goode

SB 321-Westfall

SB 322-Gross and Gibbons

SB 323-Childers, et al

SB 324-Childers

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

SB 332-Westfall

SJR 10-Quick

SJR 11-Yeckel



RESOLUTIONS



SR 58-Singleton



HCR 3-Crump (DePasco)



To be Referred



SCR 7-Bland and Carter