Journal of the Senate

FIRST REGULAR SESSION


THIRTY-FOURTH DAY--THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2001


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Maxwell in the Chair.

Reverend Carl Gauck offered the following prayer:

"Saying "Yes" to God's gift of love and life primarily and above all else means choosing love as a life principle." (John Powell)

God of love, as we complete this day and journey back to those we love, we are so thankful for teaching us the meaning of loving imperfect people as ourselves so that we may learn to overlook the flaws of those whom You have given us to love and who love us. Help us make love our "life principle" and express it in the varied and many relationships we have and in Your presence this weekend make it known unto You. 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 KOMU-TV 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
Cauthorn Childers DePasco Foster
Gibbons Gross House Jacob
Kenney Kinder Klarich Klindt
Loudon Mathewson Quick Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Sims Singleton
Staples Steelman Stoll Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--30
Absent with leave--Senators
Dougherty Goode Johnson Scott--4
The Lieutenant Governor was present.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Staples offered Senate Resolution No. 279, regarding Dwayne E. Rumney, Grand Exalted Ruler of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America, Willmar, Minnesota, which was adopted.

Senator Steelman offered the following resolution:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 280

WHEREAS, new vaccines continue to be developed and mandated for our children in the name of public safety; and

WHEREAS, serious reactions to vaccines go unreported, yet vaccines have been linked to autism, epilepsy, attention deficit disorder, arthritis, diabetes, encephalitis, anaphylactic shock, sudden-infant death syndrome, HIV, and cancer; and

WHEREAS, H.R. 1003 and H.R. 5327 were introduced in the United States House of Representatives to promote Vaccine Injury Compensation Reform; and

WHEREAS, the purpose of these acts are to prevent the unfair denial of compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program to certain individuals who are diagnosed as having vaccine-related injuries more than 36 months after the first symptom, manifestation of onset, or significant aggravation of such injuries:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Missouri Senate, Ninety-first General Assembly, First Regular Session, that the State of Missouri should support H.R. 1003 and H.R. 5327 and similar resolutions thereafter which aim to prevent the unfair denial of compensation to persons with vaccine-related injuries; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the State of Missouri should support efforts to extend the statute of limitations for lawsuits involving vaccine-related injuries from 36 to 72 months; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Missouri Senate be instructed to prepare a properly inscribed copy of this resolution for the Department of Health.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

Senator DePasco offered the following concurrent resolution:

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 23

WHEREAS, the current crisis in the domestic steel industry which began in 1997 has led fourteen steel companies to file for bankruptcy, and now led to the bankruptcy of GS Industries and the announced closure of GST Steel in Kansas City which will cause job losses at GST and for vendors around the state resulting in hardship in those communities across the state of Missouri; and

WHEREAS, this crisis has been generated by surges in United States imports of steel, both from countries whose currencies have depreciated and from steel producing countries that are no longer able to export steel to the countries in economic crisis; and

WHEREAS, foreign government trade restrictions and private restraints of trade distort international trade and investment patterns and result in burdens on United States commerce, including absorption of a disproportionate share of diverted steel trade, which ultimately have a detrimental effect on this state's economy; and

WHEREAS, there is a well-recognized need for improvements in the enforcement of United States trade laws to provide an effective response to these situations:

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the Missouri Senate, Ninety-First General Assembly, First Regular Session, the House of Representatives concurring therein, hereby requests the President of the United States to commence immediate action to determine the entry into the customs territory of the United States of all steel products that are the product of or manufactured in Australia, China, South Africa, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, India, Japan, Russia, South Korea, Mexico or Brazil to determine whether the governments of those countries are abiding by the spirit and letter of international trade agreements with respect to imports of steel products into the United States, and take all actions necessary to enforce applicable trade agreements and laws of the United States pertaining to steel imports; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Missouri General Assembly requests the President of the United States to immediately impose a one-year ban on imports of all steel products of or are manufactured in Australia, China, South Africa, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, India, Japan, Russia, South Korea, Mexico or Brazil if the President finds that the governments of those countries are not abiding by the spirit and letter of international trade agreements with respect to imports of steel products into the United States; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Missouri Senate be instructed to prepare properly inscribed copies of this resolution for the President of the United States and the members of the Missouri Congressional delegation.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 608-By Yeckel.

An Act to amend chapter 195, RSMo, by adding thereto four new sections relating to methamphetamine manufacture, with penalty provisions.

SB 609-By Westfall.

An Act to repeal sections 300.075, 300.080, 300.100, 300.105, 300.110, 300.125, 300.160, 300.215, 300.300, 300.348, 300.350, 300.585 and 300.595, RSMo 2000, relating to the model traffic ordinance, and to enact in lieu thereof eleven new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

SB 610-By Westfall.

An Act to repeal sections 52.300 and 54.330, RSMo 2000, relating to bonds for deputies for county collectors and treasurer ex officio collectors, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 611-By Loudon.

An Act to repeal section 226.200, RSMo 2000, relating to transportation funding, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject, with a contingent effective date.

SB 612-By Loudon.

An Act to repeal sections 226.010, 226.200, 226.210 and 226.220, RSMo 2000, relating to the state highways and transportation commission, and to enact in lieu thereof nine new sections relating to the same subject, with a contingent effective date.

SB 613-By Gibbons.

An Act to repeal section 34.140, RSMo 2000, relating to surplus property of the state, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 614-By Gross and House.

An Act to repeal section 160.545, RSMo 2000, relating to the A+ schools program, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 615-By Foster, Klindt, Cauthorn, Johnson and Westfall.

An Act to amend chapter 414, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the use of biodiesel to fuel school buses in school districts.

SB 616-By Steelman.

An Act to amend chapter 170, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to phonics instruction.

SB 617-By Steelman.

An Act to repeal section 135.200 as enacted by conference committee substitute for senate substitute for senate committee substitute for house substitute for house committee substitute for house bill no. 701, ninetieth general assembly, first regular session, section 135.200 as enacted by conference committee substitute for house committee substitute for senate bill no. 1, eighty-ninth general assembly, second extraordinary session and section 135.200 as enacted by senate substitute for senate committee substitute for house substitute for house committee substitute for house bill no. 1656, eighty-ninth general assembly, second regular session, relating to enterprise zones, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 618-By Yeckel.

An Act to amend chapter 214, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to cemeteries.

SJR 19-By Loudon.

Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 30(b) of article IV of the Constitution of Missouri relating to powers and duties of the state highways and transportation commission, and adopting two new sections in lieu thereof relating to the same subject.

SJR 20-By Loudon.

Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 30(b) of article IV of the Constitution of Missouri relating to state road fund and state transportation fund, and adopting one new section in lieu thereof relating to the same subject, with an effective date.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

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

Mr. President: Your Committee on Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics, after examination of SB 308, with SCS, 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, Resolutions and Ethics, after examination of SB 278, with SCS, 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, Resolutions and Ethics, after examination of SB 263, 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, Resolutions and Ethics, after examination of SB 66, with SCS No. 2, 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, Resolutions and Ethics, to which was referred SCR 20, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the concurrent resolution do pass.

Senator Singleton assumed the Chair.

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

Senator Kinder moved that SB 123 be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

Senator Schneider offered SA 11, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 11

Amend Senate Bill No. 123, Page 2, Section 21.750, Line 35, by adding after line 35:

"7. Nothing in this act shall be interpreted to limit any properly cognizable action at law or equity by an individual person or corporation other than the state, city, county or other political subdivision.".

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

Senator Schneider offered SA 12:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 12

Amend Senate Bill No. 123, Page 2, Section 21.750, Line 35, by adding:

"7. Nothing in this act shall be interpreted to prevent a civil action against a manufacturer or seller of firearms or ammunition where the defendant is shown to have acted recklessly to cause the injury or death of another person or acts with criminal negligence to cause the injury or death of another, that is, the trier of fact must find that the defendant failed to be aware of a substantial and unjustifiable risk and that such failure constitutes a gross deviation from the standard of care which a reasonable person would exercise in the situation.".

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 Childers, Jacob, Stoll and Westfall.

SA 12 failed of adoption by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bland DePasco Jacob Schneider
Wiggins--5
NAYS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Cauthorn Childers
Foster Gibbons Gross House
Kenney Kinder Klarich Loudon
Mathewson Quick Rohrbach Russell
Sims Singleton Staples Steelman
Stoll Westfall Yeckel--23
Absent--Senators
Carter Klindt--2
Absent with leave--Senators
Dougherty Goode Johnson Scott--4

Senator Bland offered SA 13:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 13

Amend Senate Bill No. 123, Page 1, In the Title, Line 2, by striking the following: "relating to rights of political subdivisions,"; and further amend line 3, by striking the words "to the same subject" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "the marketing, manufacture and sale of firearms"; and

Further amend said bill, Page 2, Section 21.750, Line 35, by inserting after all of said line the following:

"571.227. 1. It shall be unlawful for manufacturers of concealable firearms, as defined in section 571.010, or of assault weapons, as defined in subsection 2 of this section, to distribute any concealable firearm or assault weapon in this state unless such firearm is equipped with a reusable child safety lock, firearm lock or firearm locking device, gun lock or gun locking device appropriate for such firearm, which lock or device shall be constructed of material sufficiently strong to prevent it from being easily disabled and have a locking mechanism accessible by key or electronic or other mechanical accessory specific to such lock or device to prevent unauthorized removal of the locking device.

2. As used in this section an assault weapon is:

(1) Any selective-fire firearm capable of fully automatic, semiautomatic or burst fire at the option of the user or any of the following specified semiautomatic firearms: Algimec Agmi; Armalite AR-180; Australian Automatic Arms SAP Pistol; Auto-Ordnance Thompson type; Avtomat Kalashnikov AK-47 type; Barrett Light-Fifty model 82A1; Beretta AR-70; Bushmaster Auto Rifle and Auto Pistol; Calico models M-900, M-950 and 100-P; Chartered Industries of Singapore SR-88; Colt AR-15 and Sporter; Daewoo K-1, K-2, Max-1 and Max-2; Encom MK-IV, MP-9 and MP-45; Fabrique Nationale FN/FAL, FN/LAR, or FN/FNC; FAMAS MAS 223; Feather AT-9 and Mini-AT; Federal XC-900 and XC-450; Franchi SPAS-12 and LAW-12; Galil AR and ARM; Goncz High-Tech Carbine and High-Tech Long Pistol; Heckler & Koch HK-91, HK-93, HK-94 and SP-89; Holmes MP-83; MAC-10, MAC-11 and MAC-11 Carbine type; Intratec TEC-9 and Scorpion; Iver Johnson Enforcer model 3000; Ruger Mini-14/5F folding stock model only; Scarab Skorpion; SIG 57 AMT and 500 series; Spectre Auto Carbine and Auto Pistol; Springfield Armory BM59, SAR-48 and G-3; Sterling MK-6 and MK-7; Steyr AUG; Street Sweeper and Striker 12 revolving cylinder shotguns; USAS-12; UZI Carbine, Mini-Carbine and Pistol; Weaver Arms Nighthawk; Wilkinson "Linda" Pistol;

(2) A part or combination of parts designed or intended to convert a firearm into an assault weapon, or any combination of parts from which an assault weapon may be rapidly assembled if those parts are in the possession or under the control of the same person; or

(3) Any of the following:

(a) A semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine and any one of the following:

a. A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon;

b. A thumbhole stock;

c. A folding or telescoping stock;

d. A grenade launcher or flare launcher;

e. A flash suppressor;

f. A forward pistol grip;

(b) A semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that has a fixed magazine with the capacity to accept more than ten rounds;

(c) A semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that has an overall length of less than thirty inches;

(d) A semiautomatic pistol that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine and any one of the following:

a. A threaded barrel, capable of accepting a flash suppressor, forward handgrip, or silencer;

b. A second handgrip;

c. A shroud that is attached to, or partially or completely encircles, the barrel that allows the bearer to fire the weapon without burning his or her hand, except a slide that encloses the barrel;

d. The capacity to accept a detachable magazine at some location outside of the pistol grip;

(e) A semiautomatic pistol with a fixed magazine that has the capacity to accept more than ten rounds;

(f) A semiautomatic shotgun that has both of the following:

a. A folding or telescoping stock; and

b. A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon, thumbhole stock, or vertical handgrip;

(g) A semiautomatic shotgun that has the ability to accept a detachable magazine; or

(h) Any shotgun with a revolving cylinder.

3. "Assault weapon" does not include any antique firearm.

4. As used in this section, the following terms mean:

(1) "Capacity to accept more than ten rounds", capable of accommodating more than ten rounds, but shall not be construed to include a feeding device that has been permanently altered so that it cannot accommodate more than ten rounds;

(2) "Magazine", any ammunition feeding device.

5. As used in this section the term "assault weapon" does not include any firearm modified to render it permanently inoperable."; and

Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

Senator Bland moved that the above amendment be adopted and requested a roll call vote be taken. She was joined in her request by Senators Jacob, Wiggins, Sims and Kinder.

SA 13 failed of adoption by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Jacob Schneider
Sims Wiggins--6
NAYS--Senators
Caskey Cauthorn Childers Foster
Gibbons Gross House Kenney
Kinder Klarich Klindt Loudon
Mathewson Rohrbach Russell Singleton
Staples Steelman Stoll Westfall
Yeckel--21
Absent--Senators
Carter DePasco Quick--3
Absent with leave--Senators
Dougherty Goode Johnson Scott--4

Senator Bland offered SA 14, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 14

Amend Senate Bill No. 123, Page 2, Section 21.750, Line 35, by inserting after all of said line the following:

"7. The provisions of subsections 4, 5 and 6 of this section shall not apply unless the product has been delivered or placed in the stream of commerce with a trigger lock device.".

Senator Bland moved that the above amendment be adopted and requested a roll call vote be taken. She was joined in her request by Senators Jacob, Mathewson, Westfall and Wiggins.

SA 14 failed of adoption by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Jacob Schneider
Wiggins--5
NAYS--Senators
Caskey Cauthorn Childers Foster
Gibbons Gross House Kenney
Kinder Klarich Klindt Loudon
Mathewson Rohrbach Russell Singleton
Staples Steelman Stoll Westfall
Yeckel--21
Absent--Senators
Carter DePasco Quick Sims--4
Absent with leave--Senators
Dougherty Goode Johnson Scott--4

Senator Jacob offered SA 15, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 15

Amend Senate Bill No. 123, Page 2, Section 21.750, Lines 18-20, by deleting all of said lines and renumbering the remaining subsections accordingly.

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

SA 15 failed of adoption by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bland Jacob Schneider Wiggins--4
NAYS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Cauthorn Childers
Foster Gibbons Gross House
Kenney Kinder Klarich Klindt
Loudon Rohrbach Russell Singleton
Staples Steelman Stoll Westfall
Yeckel--21
Absent--Senators
Carter DePasco Mathewson Quick
Sims--5
Absent with leave--Senators
Dougherty Goode Johnson Scott--4

On motion of Senator Kinder, SB 123, as amended, was declared perfected and ordered printed.

REFERRALS

President Pro Tem Kinder referred SCR 21 and SCR 22 to the Committee on Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics.

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 HCS for HB 15, entitled:

An Act to appropriate money for supplemental purposes for the several departments and offices of state government, and for the payment of various claims for refunds, for persons, firms, and corporations, and for other purposes, and to transfer money among certain funds, from the funds designated for the fiscal period ending June 30, 2001.

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 HBs 144 and 46, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 575.230, RSMo 2000, relating to jails and jailers, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

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 HS for HCS for HBs 328 and 88, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 198.530, 354.535, 354.618, 376.383, 376.406, 376.893, 376.1350, 376.1361, 376.1367, 376.1400 and 376.1403, RSMo 2000, relating to the regulation of managed care, and to enact in lieu thereof seventeen new sections 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 207, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 34.115 and 313.835, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the veterans' commission capital improvement trust fund, with an emergency clause.

Emergency clause adopted.

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 567, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 214.275, 214.276, 214.367, 214.392, 256.459, 324.083, 324.086, 324.177, 324.205, 324.212, 324.217, 324.243, 324.522, 326.011, 326.012, 326.021, 326.022, 326.040, 326.050, 326.055, 326.060, 326.100, 326.110, 326.120, 326.121, 326.125, 326.130, 326.131, 326.133, 326.134, 326.151, 326.160, 326.170, 326.180, 326.190, 326.200, 326.210, 326.230, 327.011, 327.031, 327.041, 327.081, 327.131, 327.314, 327.381, 327.600, 327.603, 327.605, 327.607, 327.609, 327.612, 327.615, 327.617, 327.621, 327.623, 327.625, 327.627, 327.629, 327.630, 327.631, 329.010, 329.040, 329.050, 329.085, 329.190, 329.210, 331.050, 332.081, 334.625, 334.749, 334.870, 334.880, 334.890, 337.612, 337.622, 339.090, 345.080 and 620.010, RSMo 2000, relating to professional registration, and to enact in lieu thereof seventy-eight new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

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 241, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 456.012, 456.013, 456.700, 456.710, 456.720, 456.730, 456.740, 456.750, 456.760, 456.770, 456.780, 456.790, 456.800, 456.810 and 456.820, RSMo 2000, relating to trusts and estates, and to enact in lieu thereof thirty-five new sections relating to the same subject.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

Senator Yeckel offered the following concurrent resolution:

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 24

WHEREAS, energy services and resources are vital to the economic vitality and well-being of the state of Missouri; and

WHEREAS, attempts across the nation to deregulate energy services and resources have met with both success and failure in the effort to create competitive markets, make available new services and customer choices and reduce rates; and

WHEREAS, Missouri customers rely upon natural gas, electricity and propane gas for home and business heating; and

WHEREAS, electricity is an essential support for all aspects of modern life; and

WHEREAS, producers of electricity in this region rely on coal, hydroelectric, nuclear and natural gas-powered generating plants; and

WHEREAS, there has been a trend toward rapidly escalating use of natural gas to generate electricity in our region and across the nation; and

WHEREAS, the rapid increase in use of natural gas for production of electricity has reduced available supplies and caused significant increases in the price of natural gas and in the price of electricity produced from natural gas; and

WHEREAS, Missouri energy customers have recently experienced enormous increases in the cost of natural gas, propane and electricity, to the extent that heating bills for many Missouri residents this winter will more than double compared to the same period last year, bringing great hardship upon many Missourians, especially those with low incomes and older Missourians living on fixed incomes; and

WHEREAS, there is a need for review of the strategy for energy use in our state and our region, including the choices of energy used for heating and generation of electricity:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Missouri Senate, Ninety-first General Assembly, First Regular Session, the House of Representatives concurring therein, that a joint legislative committee on Energy Resources be created to be composed of seven members of the Senate, to be appointed by the President Pro Tem of the Senate, and seven members of the House of Representatives, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that said committee conduct an in-depth study concerning all energy resources produced and used in this state and related energy service regions and make appropriate recommendations concerning financial, legal, social, taxation, environmental, technological and economic issues of energy production, distribution, sale and use including consideration of the effects on residential customers, small and large business customers, utility shareholders and other stakeholders, and any other issues the committee deems relevant; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that said committee prepare a report, together with its recommendations for any legislative action it deems necessary for submission to the General Assembly prior to the commencement of the Second Regular Session of the Ninety-first General Assembly; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that said committee may solicit any input and information necessary to fulfill its obligations from the Missouri Public Service Commission, the Department of Economic Development, the Division of Energy within the Department of Natural Resources, the Office of Public Counsel, political subdivisions of this state, energy service providers, energy utilities and representatives of all energy customer groups; and

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

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the actual and necessary expenses of the committee, its members and any staff personnel assigned to the committee incurred in attending meetings of the committee or any subcommittee thereof shall be paid from the Joint Contingent Fund.

Senator Loudon offered the following concurrent resolution:

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 25

WHEREAS, Missouri law requires parental consent of at least one parent in order for a minor to obtain an abortion, unless excused by a court; and

WHEREAS, Illinois law contains no such parental consent requirement; and

WHEREAS, as a result, Missouri resident minors may cross the state border to Illinois to access abortion providers in order to avoid state law:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the Missouri Senate, Ninety-first General Assembly, First Regular Session, the House of Representatives concurring therein, hereby implore the General Assembly of the State of Illinois to enact a law to either require parental consent prior to allowing a minor to obtain an abortion; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate be instructed to prepare properly inscribed copies of this resolution to Governor George H. Ryan of Illinois and the President Pro Tempore James "Pate" Philip and Speaker of the House Michael Madigan for the State of Illinois.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 619-By Mathewson.

An Act to repeal section 190.109, RSMo 2000, relating to emergency services, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

SB 620-By Gibbons.

An Act to amend chapter 144, RSMo, by adding thereto nine new sections relating to sales and use taxes.

SB 621-By Gibbons.

An Act to repeal sections 136.300 and 621.050, RSMo 2000, relating to the burden of proof in tax cases, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 622-By Westfall.

An Act to repeal section 367.044, RSMo 2000, relating to pawnbrokers, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 623-By Westfall.

An Act to repeal section 301.453, RSMo 2000, relating to congressional license plates, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 624-By Wiggins.

An Act to repeal sections 204.300 and 204.370, RSMo 2000, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to sewer districts.

SB 625-By Stoll.

An Act to amend chapter 249, RSMo, by adding thereto seven new sections relating to sewer districts.

SB 626-By Bentley.

An Act to repeal section 135.207, RSMo 2000, relating to enterprise zones, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 627-By Dougherty.

An Act to amend chapter 376, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to coverage for clinical trials.

SB 628-By Jacob.

An Act to amend chapter 455, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to restraining orders for juveniles.

SB 629-By Jacob.

An Act to repeal sections 571.030, 571.070 and 571.090, RSMo 2000, relating to certain weapons offenses, and to enact in lieu thereof six new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions and a referendum clause.

SB 630-By Bland, DePasco, Wiggins and Jacob.

An Act to amend chapter 162, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the Kansas City Missouri school district.

SJR 21-By Schneider, Klarich, Wiggins, Kinder and Caskey.

Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 26 of article V of the Constitution of Missouri relating to the judiciary, and adopting one new section in lieu thereof relating to the same subject.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator DePasco offered Senate Resolution No. 281, regarding Frances Myers Schlichenmaier, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Cauthorn offered Senate Resolution No. 282, regarding Brenton C. Walotka, Hannibal, which was adopted.

Senator Cauthorn offered Senate Resolution No. 283, regarding Sean Lamberson, Mexico, which was adopted.

Senator Cauthorn offered Senate Resolution No. 284, regarding William Franklin Miller, III, Philadelphia, which was adopted.

Senator Cauthorn offered Senate Resolution No. 285, regarding Mark Dickman, Hannibal, which was adopted.

COMMUNICATIONS

Senator Kenney submitted the following:

March 1, 2001

Ms. Terry Spieler

Secretary of the Senate

State Capitol

Jefferson City, MO 65101

Dear Ms. Spieler:

The Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee met today in the Senate Lounge. All members were present and voted unanimously to approve the following caucuses:

Women Legislators of Missouri Democrat Women Legislators

Republican Women Legislators Women Representatives

Women Senators Republican Women Representatives

Republican Women Senators

Democrat Women Representatives

A list of participating women is attached.

Sincerely,

/s/ Bill Kenney

Senator Bill Kenney

Senate Members:

Senator Anita Yeckel, District 1

Senator Paula Carter, District 5

Senator Mary Groves Bland, District 9

Senator Sarah Steelman, District 16

Senator Betty Sims, District 24

Senator Roseann Bentley, District 30

House Members:

Rep. Cindy Ostmann, Dist. 14 Rep. Danielle Moore, Dist. 20

Rep. Nancy Copenhaver, Dist. 22 Rep. Vicky Riback Wilson, Dist. 25

Rep. Glenda Kelly, Dist. 27 Rep. Meg Harding, Dist. 30

Rep. Susan Phillips, Dist. 32 Rep. Sharon Sanders Brooks, Dist. 37

Rep. Marsha Campbell, Dist. 39 Rep. Melba Curls, Dist. 41

Rep. Yvonne Wilson, Dist. 42 Rep. Jenee Lowe, Dist. 44

Rep. Cathy Jolly, Dist. 45 Rep. Carol Jean Mays, Dist. 50

Rep. Connie Cierpiot, Dist. 52 Rep. Amber Boykins, Dist. 60

Rep. Connie Johnson, Dist. 61 Rep. Maida Coleman, Dist. 63

Rep. Juanita Walton, Dist. 69 Rep. Esther Haywood, Dist. 71

Rep. Betty Thompson, Dist. 72 Rep. Mary Hagan-Harrell, Dist. 75

Rep. Lana Ladd Baker, Dist. 76 Rep. Barbara Fraser, Dist. 83

Rep. Joan Bray, Dist. 84 Rep. Jane Cunningham, Dist. 86

Rep. Catherine L. Hanaway, Dist. 87 Rep. Kathlyn Fares, Dist. 91

Rep. Patricia Secrest, Dist. 93 Rep. May Scheve, Dist. 98

Rep. Catherine Enz, Dist. 99 Rep. Joan Barry, Dist. 100

Rep. Kate Hollingsworth, Dist. 101 Rep. Deleta Williams, Dist. 121

Rep. Linda Bartelsmeyer, Dist. 132 Rep. Norma Champion, Dist. 134

Rep. Judy Berkstresser, Dist. 141 Rep. Beth Long, Dist. 146

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Yeckel introduced to the Senate, Philip and Teresa Mayhew Hess, and their son, Mark, and Kyle Winder and Joe Lauth, St. Louis; and Kyle, Joe and Mark were made honorary pages.

On behalf of Senator Singleton, the President introduced to the Senate, Karen Thomas and Cheryl Fitch, Oxford Healthcare.

Senator Klarich introduced to the Senate, Dr. Karen Herzog and Jon Bauer, Union.

Senator Schneider introduced to the Senate, thirty-five seventh grade students from St. Thomas Apostle School, Florissant; and Justin Purl, Nick Williams, Amanda Montrey, Stephanie Jenkins and Anna LaVoi were made honorary pages.

Senator Jacob introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, Dr. Gary Horowitz, M.D., Columbia.

Senator Schneider introduced to the Senate, Sue Downs and fifty-three fourth grade students from Robinwood Elementary School, Florissant; and Anthony Rodgers, Kayla Smith, Mallory Newbern and Jacobi Ward were made honorary pages.

On motion of Senator Kenney, the Senate adjourned until 4:00 p.m., Monday, March 5, 2001.

SENATE CALENDAR

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THIRTY-FIFTH DAY-MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2001

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FORMAL CALENDAR



SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS



SB 546-Kenney, et al

SB 550-Sims

SB 551-Sims

SB 552-Sims

SB 553-Klindt

SB 554-House

SB 555-House

SB 556-DePasco

SB 557-Schneider

SB 558-Singleton

SB 559-Singleton

SB 560-Caskey

SB 561-Quick

SB 562-Gibbons

SB 563-Gibbons

SB 565-Staples

SB 566-Gibbons and Goode

SB 567-Gross

SB 568-Mathewson

SB 569-Singleton

SB 570-Singleton

SB 571-Dougherty

SB 572-Dougherty

SB 573-Dougherty

SB 574-Dougherty

SB 575-Caskey

SB 576-Kinder and

Steelman

SB 577-Stoll

SB 578-Goode and Russell

SB 579-Loudon

SB 580-Loudon

SB 581-Yeckel

SB 582-Yeckel

SB 583-Yeckel

SB 584-Yeckel

SB 585-Carter

SB 586-Klindt

SB 587-Foster

SB 588-Dougherty and

Stoll

SB 589-Russell

SB 590-Russell

SB 591-Kenney

SB 592-Caskey

SB 593-Klindt

SB 594-Klindt

SB 595-Westfall

SB 596-Loudon

SB 597-Singleton

SB 598-Singleton

SB 599-Singleton and

DePasco

SB 600-Singleton

SB 601-House and Gross

SB 602-Steelman

SB 603-Jacob

SB 604-Jacob

SB 605-Jacob

SRB 606-Rohrbach and

Gibbons

SB 607-Johnson

SB 608-Yeckel

SB 609-Westfall

SB 610-Westfall

SB 611-Loudon

SB 612-Loudon

SB 613-Gibbons

SB 614-Gross and House

SB 615-Foster, et al

SB 616-Steelman

SB 617-Steelman

SB 618-Yeckel

SB 619-Mathewson

SB 620-Gibbons

SB 621-Gibbons

SB 622-Westfall

SB 623-Westfall

SB 624-Wiggins



SB 625-Stoll

SB 626-Bentley

SB 627-Dougherty

SB 628-Jacob

SB 629-Jacob

SB 630-Bland, et al

SJR 18-Singleton

SJR 19-Loudon

SJR 20-Loudon

SJR 21-Schneider, et al



HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING



HCS for HBs 302 & 38

HJR 5-Barry, et al

HB 163-Berkowitz and Wagner

HCS for HBs 205, 323 & 549

HB 219-Townley, et al

HCS for HBs 441, 94 & 244

HB 575-O'Connor, et al

HB 621-Gratz and Vogel

HB 288-Campbell

HB 266-Treadway

HB 236-Smith

HB 180-Thompson, et al



HB 133-Gambaro

HB 48-Relford

HB 78-Kennedy and

Richardson

HB 262-Linton, et al

HCS for HB 15

HCS for HBs 144 & 46

HS for HCS for HBs 328 &

88-Harlan

HCS for HB 207

HCS for HB 567

HCS for HB 241

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS



SB 32-Kinder

(In Budget Control)



SB 97-Bentley

(In Budget Control)

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION



1. SB 226-Goode, et al,

with SCS

2. SB 220-Kinder and Gross

3. SBs 67 & 40-Gross,

with SCS

4. SB 65-Gibbons, with

SCS

5. SB 317-Stoll, with SCS

6. SB 50-Childers

7. SBs 253 & 260-Gross,

with SCS

8. SBs 391 & 395-

Rohrbach, with SCS

9. SB 222-Caskey

10. SB 244-Staples

11. SBs 52 & 91-Childers,

with SCS

12. SB 267-Klarich and

Schneider, with SCS

13. SB 381-Klarich

14. SB 114-Loudon, with SCS

15. SB 339-Stoll and

Childers, with SCA 1

16. SB 48-Sims, with SCS

17. SB 400-Kenney, et al

18. SB 374-Steelman, with SCS

19. SB 239-Stoll, with SCS

20. SBs 238 & 250-Staples,

et al, with SCS



21. SB 445-Singleton,

with SCS

22. SBs 22 & 106-

Singleton, with SCS

23. SBs 214, 124, 209 &

322-Gross, et al, with SCS

24. SJR 9-Goode, et al

25. SB 438-Bentley and

Stoll

26. SB 251-Kinder

27. SB 375-Steelman, with SCS

28. SB 392-Kenney and

DePasco

29. SB 372-Gibbons, with SCS

30. SB 454-Kinder, with SCS

INFORMAL CALENDAR



SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION



SB 14-Mathewson

SBs 39 & 269-Klarich and

Goode, with SCS and SS

for SCS (pending)

SBs 89 & 37-Kinder, with SCS



SB 184-Johnson, et al,

with SS & SA 2 (pending)

SBs 323 & 230-Childers,

et al, with SCS (pending)





CONSENT CALENDAR



Senate Bills



Reported 2/5



SB 143-Childers



Reported 2/19



SB 348-Sims

SB 352-Johnson, with SCS

SB 365-Steelman

SB 394-Bentley



SB 293-Steelman, with SCA 1

SB 315-Childers, with SCS

SB 366-House

SB 380-House



Reported 2/20



SB 288-Klarich, with SCA 1

SB 270-Schneider, with SCS



SB 370-Caskey and Goode

Reported 2/26



SB 371-Scott

SB 316-Stoll

SB 290-Wiggins and

DePasco, with SCS

SB 264-Steelman, with SCS

SB 223-Caskey

SB 148-Goode

SB 179-Rohrbach

SB 341-Jacob, with SCS

SB 4-Wiggins, et al, with

SCS

SB 383-Johnson, with SCS

SB 430-Dougherty

SB 441-Caskey Reported 2/27



SB 151-Childers, with SCS

SB 135-Wiggins

SB 422-Steelman

SB 149-Goode, with SCS

SB 76-Wiggins

SB 234-Wiggins, with SCS

SB 416-Stoll

RESOLUTIONS



SR 58-Singleton

To be Referred



SR 280-Steelman

SCR 23-DePasco

SCR 24-Yeckel

SCR 25-Loudon Reported from Committee



SCR 8-Caskey

SCR 10-Staples

SCR 13-Foster

SCR 14-Mathewson, with SCS

SCR 16-Yeckel

SCR 17-Steelman, et al

SCR 18-Goode

SCR 20-Kinder Requests to Recede or Grant Conference



SS for SCR 2-Singleton, with HCS

(Senate requests House

recede or grant conference)