Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

VETO SESSION


SECOND DAY--THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2004


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Pro Tem Kinder in the Chair.

Senator Childers offered the following prayer:

Father, we are thankful for this day. We are thankful for our Senate family and thankful for the memories of those we have lost from our Senate family. We are grateful for the opportunity to be here, which for many of us is our last day of session. We ask then, You would bless us and be with us this day and be with us in our travels. All this we ask in Jesus name. 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 KMIZ-TV were given permission to take pictures in the Senate Chamber today.

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

Present--Senators
Bartle Bland Bray Callahan
Caskey Cauthorn Childers Clemens
Coleman Days Dolan Dougherty
Gibbons Goode Griesheimer Gross
Kennedy Kinder Klindt Loudon
Mathewson Nodler Quick Russell
Scott Shields Steelman Stoll
Vogel Wheeler Yeckel--31
Absent with leave--Senator Champion--1
Vacancies--2

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Stoll offered Senate Resolution No. 7, regarding Mel Sims, which was adopted.

Senator Cauthorn offered Senate Resolution No. 8, regarding Lovegreen Motor Company, Palmyra, which was adopted.

Senators Kinder and Coleman offered Senate Resolution No. 9, regarding Miss USA Shandi Finnessey, Florissant, which was adopted.

Senator Stoll offered Senate Resolution No. 10, regarding Lillian Haefner Mangelsdorf, which was adopted.

Senator Loudon offered Senate Resolution No. 11, regarding the Holy Infant Church, Ballwin, which was adopted.

Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 12, regarding Patrick Alan Burkett, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 13, regarding Jacob Michael Pointer, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 14, regarding Jacob Preston Staves, Liberty, which was adopted.

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 adopted HR 1.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 1

BE IT RESOLVED that the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the Ninety-second General Assembly, Second Regular Session, inform the Governor and the Senate that the House is duly convened and is now in session in the 2004 Constitutional Veto Session and ready for consideration of business.

Also,

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and adopted HR 2.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 2

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives, that the Chief Clerk of the House inform the Senate that the House, having been duly convened as provided by Section 32, Article III of the Constitution, made no motions to override the Governor's vetoes

on HCR 5, SCS for HCR 21, CCS for SCS for HS for HCS for HB 1005, HCS for HB 1099, SCS for HCS for HB 1177 and HCS for HB 1614 when the bills were called by the Speaker.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

President Pro Tem Kinder introduced to the body, Miss USA Shandi Finnessey, Florissant, who assumed the dais and addressed the members of the Senate.

President Pro Tem Kinder assumed the Chair.

Senator Mathewson introduced to the Senate, Betty Kirchoff, her daughters, Rhonda and David Meyer, and their children, Caitlin and Cameron; and Paula and Ken Wolken, and their children, John and Jacob; Roger and Dorothy Kirchoff, and Jim and Judy Gibler, California; and Gail and Joyce Kirchoff, Frankfort, Michigan.

Senator Mathewson introduced to the Senate, former Governor Roger Wilson, Columbia.

On motion of Senator Gibbons, the Senate of the Veto Session of the Second Regular Session of the 92nd General Assembly adjourned sine die, pursuant to the Constitution.

JOE MAXWELL

Lieutenant Governor

TERRY L. SPIELER

Secretary of Senate