Journal of the Senate

FIRST REGULAR SESSION


TWENTIETH DAY--WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2003


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Senator Bartle in the Chair.

Reverend Carl Gauck offered the following prayer:

"Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my help and my God." (Psalm 42)

Gracious God, it is Your presence that sustains us and provides meaning in our lives. Guide us through this day as we seek ways to do Your will among the people who have put their trust in us. And allow us to be bearers of good news amid all the bad news about 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 DePasco Dolan
Dougherty Foster Gibbons Goode
Griesheimer Gross Jacob Kennedy
Kinder Klindt Loudon Mathewson
Nodler Quick Russell Scott
Shields Steelman Stoll Vogel
Wheeler Yeckel--34
Absent with leave--Senators--None

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Dolan offered Senate Resolution No. 162, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Scheffing, Troy, which was adopted.

Senator Yeckel offered Senate Resolution No. 163, regarding Greg and Marsha Haefner, St. Louis, which was adopted.

Senator Yeckel offered Senate Resolution No. 164, regarding David Robert, St. Louis, which was adopted.

Senator Yeckel offered Senate Resolution No. 165, regarding Mohamad Z. Alhalabi, P.E., St. Louis, which was adopted.

Senator Gross offered Senate Resolution No. 166, regarding the Ninetieth Birthday of Loretta Mundwiller, St. Peters, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

The following Bill was read the 1st time and 1,000 copies ordered printed:

SB 482-By Kennedy.

An Act to amend chapter 321, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to fire protection districts, with an emergency clause.

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

Senator Loudon moved that SB 33 be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

Senator Loudon offered SS for SB 33, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 33

An Act to amend chapter 34, RSMo, by adding thereto five new sections relating to establishment of the open contracting act.

Senator Loudon moved that SS for SB 33 be adopted.

At the request of Senator Loudon, SB 33, with SS (pending), was placed on the Informal Calendar.

President Pro Tem Kinder assumed the Chair.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

Senator Scott, Chairman of the Committee on Pensions and General Laws, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Pensions and General Laws, to which was referred SB 436, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

Senator Cauthorn, Chairman of the Committee on Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight, to which was referred SB 15, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass.

Senator Bartle assumed the Chair.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 483-By Gross.

An Act to repeal sections 67.895 and 137.101, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to property tax exemptions for certain real property.

SB 484-By Shields.

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

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Caskey introduced to the Senate, Lori Cook, and her daughters, Allison and Rachel, Laura McGowan, and Jim Hogan, Adrian; and Allison and Rachel were made honorary pages.

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

On behalf of Senators Wheeler, DePasco and herself, Senator Yeckel introduced to the Senate, students from Benjamin Banneker Charter School of Technology and Gordon Parks Elementary Schools, Kansas City; and representatives of The Learning Exchange Charter School Partnership from Kansas City and St. Louis; and Jacquanise Johnson, Michael Dotson, Ramona Carter, and Nyla Handy were made honorary pages.

Senator Wheeler introduced to the Senate, Jerry Seitz, Louis Read, and students from Hogan Charter School, Kansas City; and students from Alta Vista and Southwest Charter Schools, Kansas City.

On behalf of Senator Quick and himself, Senator Shields introduced to the Senate, Ted Buckland, Paul Murphy, Jay Goodman, and representatives of the American Cancer Society.

Senator Yeckel introduced to the Senate, Phil Hess and Cub Scout Pack #646, St. Louis; and Andrew Biehle, Joe Ebel, Nick Gier, Paul Hess, Dan Hilse, and Joe Luckey were made honorary pages.

On behalf of Senator Steelman and himself, Senator Cauthorn introduced to the Senate, Spring and Emily Peak, Ciarra Reese, and Christa Lenord, Northeast Missouri.

Senator Griesheimer introduced to the Senate, Debbie Door, Union; and Karen Miller, Karen Skornia, Donna Marquart, and Jane Rembusch, Washington.

Senator Scott introduced to the Senate, Stephanie Doering and Kristen Crawford, Kansas City.

On behalf of Senator Bartle, the President introduced to the Senate, Lori Driggs, Grain Valley; and Scherrie Stanley, Oak Grove.



Senator Klindt introduced to the Senate, representatives of Great Northwest Legislative Day from Albany, Andrew County, Atchison County, Bethany, Brookfield, Buchanan County, Cameron, Chillicothe, Grant City, Maryville, Savannah, St. Joseph, Trenton, and Worth County.

Senator Nodler introduced to the Senate, Sandra A. Scorse, Kay Carlton, and Dr. Tia Strait, Joplin.

Senator Shields introduced to the Senate, former State Representative, Dan Hegeman, Savannah.

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

SENATE CALENDAR

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TWENTY-FIRST DAY-THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2003

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FORMAL CALENDAR



SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS



SB 374-Shields, et al

SB 398-Griesheimer, et al

SB 400-Bray, et al

SB 413-Steelman, et al

SB 432-Cauthorn

SB 433-Yeckel and Gross

SB 434-Yeckel

SB 435-Dolan

SB 437-Yeckel, et al

SB 438-Clemens, et al

SB 439-Steelman

SB 440-Steelman

SB 441-Dougherty

SB 442-Gross and Yeckel

SB 444-Shields and

Steelman

SB 445-Shields

SB 446-Bartle

SB 447-Bartle

SB 448-Bartle

SB 449-Bartle

SB 450-Mathewson, et al

SB 451-Loudon

SB 452-Loudon

SB 453-Shields

SB 454-Coleman and

Dougherty

SB 455-Dougherty and

Shields

SB 456-Kennedy, et al

SB 457-Caskey

SB 458-Childers

SB 459-Loudon

SB 460-Loudon

SB 461-Bray

SB 462-Gross

SB 463-Gross

SB 464-Gibbons

SB 465-Bartle

SB 466-Bartle

SB 467-Bartle

SB 468-Bartle

SB 469-Bartle

SB 470-Bartle

SB 471-Bartle

SB 472-Loudon

SB 473-Stoll

SB 474-Bartle

SB 475-Jacob

SB 476-Jacob

SB 477-Griesheimer

SB 478-Gross

SB 479-Gross

SB 480-Dolan

SB 481-Dolan, et al

SB 482-Kennedy

SB 483-Gross

SB 484-Shields

SJR 16-Jacob and Coleman

SJR 17-Dolan, et al

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING



HCS for HB 185

HB 198-Stevenson, et al

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS



SS for SCS for SB 30-Gross,

et al

SB 15-Childers



SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION



1. SB 112-Loudon, with SCS

2. SB 13-Kinder

3. SB 11-Kinder and Scott, with SCS

4. SB 265-Shields and Scott,

with SCS

5. SB 36-Klindt and Cauthorn,

with SCS

6. SBs 299 & 40-Champion,

et al, with SCS

7. SB 55-Nodler, with SCS

8. SB 217-Champion and

Clemens

9. SB 51-Shields

10. SB 436-Klindt, with SCS



INFORMAL CALENDAR



SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION



SB 18-Yeckel and Cauthorn,

with SCS (pending)

SB 33-Loudon and Scott,

with SS (pending)

SB 246-Steelman, et al, with

SCS & SA 1 (pending)



CONSENT CALENDAR



Senate Bills



Reported 2/10



SB 143-Goode

SB 14-DePasco

SB 47-Kennedy

SB 62-Caskey

SB 68-Childers

SB 101-Caskey

SB 121-Caskey

SB 130-Gross, with SCS

SB 173-Quick

SB 224-Vogel, with SCS

SB 228-Griesheimer

SB 232-Cauthorn

SB 235-Quick

SB 275-Russell

SB 281-Shields

SB 282-Shields

SBs 194 & 189-Scott, with

SCS

SB 215-Foster, with SCS

SB 255-Kinder, with SCA 1

SB 52-Shields, with SCS

SB 266-Shields and Kennedy

SB 75-Steelman and Gross,

with SCS

SB 63-Caskey



RESOLUTIONS



Reported from Committee



SR 30-Shields, with SCS, SS

for SCS & SA 1 (pending)