Journal of the Senate

FIRST REGULAR SESSION


FIFTEENTH DAY--TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2003


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Maxwell in the Chair.

Reverend Carl Gauck offered the following prayer:

"Take care that you do not forget the Lord your God." (Deuteronomy 8:11a)

Gracious God, help us to remember the many blessings You provide us every day and know that we have them because of You. You have put things in our path that help and guide us as we seek to serve in this place. We pray for Senator DePasco and ask for Your healing power to flow through his body, to heal his infected lung and bring him quickly back to health and to us. In Your Holy Name we pray. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited.

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

The Journal of the previous day was read and approved.

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

Present--Senators
Bartle Bland Bray Caskey
Cauthorn Champion Childers Clemens
Coleman Days Dolan Dougherty
Foster Gibbons Goode Griesheimer
Gross Jacob Kennedy Kinder
Klindt Loudon Mathewson Nodler
Quick Russell Scott Shields
Steelman Stoll Vogel Wheeler
Yeckel--33
Absent with leave--Senator DePasco--1
The Lieutenant Governor was present.


RESOLUTIONS

Senator Shields offered Senate Resolution No. 130, regarding Dustin L. Payne, St. Joseph, which was adopted.

Senator Vogel offered the following resolution:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 131

WHEREAS, the General Assembly deems it worthy to support and encourage any of those programs which exist to provide Missouri's senior citizens with an opportunity to utilize their experience and knowledge in a positive and meaningful way; and

WHEREAS, the General Assembly also deems it worthy to support those programs which are designed to provide participants with opportunities to develop better citizenship and leadership qualities; and

WHEREAS, the Silver Haired Legislature is a program which helps to ensure that senior citizens have a voice in state government while giving its participants a unique insight into the legislative process; and

WHEREAS, the General Assembly has a long tradition of granting the use of its Chambers to such programs:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Missouri Senate hereby grant the participants of the Silver Haired Legislature permission to use the Senate chamber for the purpose of their regular session the entire day of October 23, 2003.

Senator Vogel requested unanimous consent of the Senate to suspend the rules and take SR 131 up for adoption, which request was granted.

On motion of Senator Vogel, SR 131 was adopted.

Senator Vogel offered the following resolution:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 132

WHEREAS, the General Assembly fully recognizes the importance of preparing our youth to become active and productive citizens through worthwhile governmental or citizenship projects; and

WHEREAS, the General Assembly has a long tradition of rendering assistance to those organizations who sponsor these projects in the interest of our young people; and

WHEREAS, one clear example of such an organization is the Missouri YMCA, which has become widely recognized for its sponsorship of the Youth in Government program; and

WHEREAS, the Missouri YMCA Youth in Government program provides its participants with a unique insight into the day to day operation of our state government;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Missouri Senate that the Missouri YMCA be hereby granted permission to use the Senate Chamber for the purposes of its Youth in Government program during the period of November 22, 2003 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and December 3 through December 6, 2003.

Senator Vogel requested unanimous consent of the Senate to suspend the rules and take SR 132 up for adoption, which request was granted.

On motion of Senator Vogel, SR 132 was adopted.

Senator Griesheimer offered Senate Resolution No. 133, regarding R&R Ace, St. Clair, which was adopted.

Senator Bartle offered Senate Resolution No. 134, regarding David Anstaett, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 401-By Dolan, Coleman, Bland, Vogel, Yeckel, Loudon and Steelman.

An Act to repeal section 595.010, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the sole purpose of modifying the definition of crime in chapter 595, RSMo.

SB 402-By Dolan.

An Act to repeal section 301.463, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to special license plates.

SB 403-By Dolan.

An Act to amend chapter 301, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to special license plates.

SB 404-By Nodler.

An Act to amend chapter 195, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to manufacturing controlled substances near schools, with penalty provisions.

SB 405-By Klindt, Cauthorn, Clemens, Griesheimer, Scott, Vogel, Dolan and Champion.

An Act to repeal section 258.100, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to immunity from civil liability for certain landowners.

SB 406-By Klindt.

An Act to amend chapter 375, RSMo, by adding thereto seven new sections relating to insurance compliance audits.

SB 407-By Klindt.

An Act to repeal section 376.429, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to health insurance coverage for cancer.

SB 408-By Klindt.

An Act to amend chapter 590, RSMo, by adding thereto two new sections relating to corrections officers certification, training, and standards, with an emergency clause.

SB 409-By Steelman and Griesheimer.

An Act to amend chapter 577, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to unlawful release of anhydrous ammonia, with penalty provisions.

SB 410-By Shields and Goode.

An Act to repeal sections 191.831, 302.540, 577.049, and 577.520, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof four new sections relating to substance abuse traffic offender program.

SB 411-By Shields.

An Act to repeal section 610.021, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to authorization for closed meetings and closed records and exceptions thereto.

SB 412-By Foster, Stoll and Griesheimer.

An Act to repeal sections 137.275, 137.345, and 138.430, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof four new sections relating to depreciation of tangible personal property, with an emergency clause.

SB 413-By Steelman.

An Act to repeal sections 337.600 and 337.633, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to licensing of social workers, with penalty provisions.

SB 414-By Steelman.

An Act to repeal sections 58.451, 58.740, 610.010, 610.015, 610.020, 610.021, 610.022, 610.026, 610.027, 610.029, 610.100, and 610.200, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof twelve new sections relating to public records.

SB 415-By Yeckel.

An Act to repeal sections 324.200, 324.203, 324.205, 324.210, and 324.215, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof seven new sections relating to the licensing of dietitians, with penalty provisions.

SB 416-By Yeckel.

An Act to repeal section 313.835, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the distribution of the gaming commission fund.

SB 417-By Yeckel.

An Act to repeal section 321.703, RSMo, section 321.701 as enacted by senate substitute for senate committee substitute for house committee substitute for house bills nos. 452, 203, 377, 472, 473, 556 & 647, eighty-eighth general assembly, first regular session and section 321.701 as enacted by conference committee substitute for senate substitute no. 2 for house committee substitute for house bills nos. 484, 199 & 72, eighty-eighth general assembly, first regular session, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to fire protection districts.

SB 418-By Cauthorn and Vogel.

An Act to repeal section 565.092, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to corrections officers, with penalty provisions.

SJR 16-By Jacob and Coleman.

Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 8 of article III of the Constitution of Missouri.

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

Senator Yeckel moved that SB 18, with SCS, be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

SCS for SB 18, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 18

An Act to repeal section 166.435, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof thirteen new sections relating to higher education savings programs.

Was taken up.

Senator Yeckel moved that SCS for SB 18 be adopted.

Photographers from KMIZ-TV were given permission to take pictures in the Senate Chamber today.

At the request of Senator Yeckel, SB 18, with SCS (pending), was placed on the Informal Calendar.

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS

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

SB 337--Education.

SB 349--Aging, Families, Mental and Public Health.

SB 372--Financial and Governmental Organi-zation, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.

SB 373--Small Business, Insurance and Industrial Relations.

SB 375--Economic Development, Tourism and Local Government.

SB 376--Financial and Governmental Organi-zation, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.

SB 377--Ways and Means.

SB 378--Commerce and the Environment.

SB 379--Economic Development, Tourism and Local Government.

SB 380--Aging, Families, Mental and Public Health.

SB 381--Transportation.

SB 382--Transportation.

SB 383--Economic Development, Tourism and Local Government.

SB 384--Transportation.

SB 385--Small Business, Insurance and Industrial Relations.

SB 386--Transportation.

SB 387--Small Business, Insurance and Industrial Relations.

SB 388--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Natural Resources.

SB 389--Financial and Governmental Organi-zation, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.

RE-REFERRALS

President Pro Tem Kinder re-referred SB 247 to the Committee on Pensions and General Laws.

President Pro Tem Kinder re-referred SB 298 to the Committee on Economic Development, Tourism and Local Government.

COMMUNICATIONS

President Pro Tem Kinder submitted the following:

February 3, 2003

Mrs. Terry Spieler

Secretary of the Missouri Senate

State Capitol, Room 325

Jefferson City, MO 65101

RE: Appointment to the Joint Committee on Corrections

Dear Terry:

Pursuant to Section 21.440, RSMo 2002, I am appointing Senator David Klindt to serve as Vice-Chairman of the Joint Committee on Corrections.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience.

Sincerely,

/s/ Peter Kinder

PETER D. KINDER

President Pro-Tem



Senator Gibbons submitted the following:

January 28, 2003

Ms. Terry Spieler

Secretary of the Senate

Room 325, State Capitol Building

Jefferson City, MO 65101

Dear Ms. Spieler:

The Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee approved the 92nd General Assembly's Southwest Missouri Caucus at the January 23, 2003 meeting.

Please add the following members to the caucus:

Representative Randy Angst

Yours truly,

/s/ Michael R. Gibbons

MICHAEL R. GIBBONS



Also,

January 28, 2003

Ms. Terry Spieler

Secretary of the Senate

Room 325, State Capitol Building

Jefferson City, MO 65101

Dear Ms. Spieler:

The Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee approved the 92nd General Assembly's Life Science Caucus at the January 23, 2003 meeting.

Please add the following members to the caucus:

Senator Anita Yeckel

Senator Harry Kennedy

Senator Patrick Dougherty

Representative Alan Icet

Yours truly,

/s/ Michael R. Gibbons

MICHAEL R. GIBBONS



Also,

January 28, 2003

Ms. Terry Spieler

Secretary of the Senate

Room 325, State Capitol Building

Jefferson City, MO 65101

Dear Ms. Spieler:

The Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee approved the Missouri Sportsmen's Caucus at the January 28, 2003 meeting.

Please add the following members to the caucus:

Senator Harry Kennedy

Yours truly,

/s/ Michael R. Gibbons

MICHAEL R. GIBBONS

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Kinder introduced to the Senate, Skip Lottes, Perryville.

Senator Russell introduced to the Senate, Barbara Doherty, Carole Brouk, Lorraine Wedig, Katie McBean, Norma Williams, Tozia Wilhelm and Chris Poland, Osage Beach.

Senator Scott introduced to the Senate, Dr. Stephen Poort, Sedalia.

Senator Dolan introduced to the Senate, Lori, Robby and Eric Lass, Homeschoolers from St. Charles County; and Robby and Eric were made honorary pages.

Senator Dolan introduced to the Senate, Chief Paul Corbin, St. Charles.

On behalf of Senator Dolan and himself, Senator Gross introduced to the Senate, Christa Montgomery, Julia Eckstein and Karen Sieve, St. Charles County.

Senator Griesheimer introduced to the Senate, Dr. Karen Herzog and Dr. Frank Miller, Washington.

Senator Stoll introduced to the Senate, Leonard and Linda Bolte, and their children, Ashley and Kristy; Eric and Mary Mottert, and their children, Katia, Alyssa, Ian, Elana and Candra; and Lisa Parker, and her son, Steven, Jefferson County; and Ashley, Kristy, Katia, Alyssa, Ian, Elana, Candra and Steven were made honorary pages.

Senator Bray introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, Dr. Jay B. Androphy, M.D., St. Louis.

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

SENATE CALENDAR

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SIXTEENTH DAY-WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2003

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FORMAL CALENDAR



SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS



SB 374-Shields, et al

SB 390-Jacob

SB 391-Shields, et al

SB 392-Shields

SB 393-Coleman, et al

SB 394-Bartle

SB 395-Bartle

SB 396-Kennedy

SB 397-Griesheimer

SB 398-Griesheimer, et al

SB 399-Caskey

SB 400-Bray

SB 401-Dolan, et al

SB 402-Dolan

SB 403-Dolan

SB 404-Nodler

SB 405-Klindt, et al



SB 406-Klindt

SB 407-Klindt

SB 408-Klindt

SB 409-Steelman and Griesheimer

SB 410-Shields and Goode

SB 411-Shields

SB 412-Foster, et al

SB 413-Steelman

SB 414-Steelman

SB 415-Yeckel

SB 416-Yeckel

SB 417-Yeckel

SB 418-Cauthorn and Vogel

SJR 9-Yeckel

SJR 10-Yeckel

SJR 13-Stoll

SJR 16-Jacob and Coleman



HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING



HCS for HB 185





SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION



SB 15-Childers

SB 246-Steelman, et al,

with SCS

SB 33-Loudon and Scott

SB 112-Loudon, with SCS

SB 13-Kinder

SB 11-Kinder and Scott,

with SCS

INFORMAL CALENDAR



SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION



SB 18-Yeckel and Cauthorn,

with SCS (pending)



SB 30-Gross, et al, with

SCS (pending)