Journal of the Senate



The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Senator Shields in the Chair.

Reverend Carl Gauck offered the following prayer:

"As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men." (Galatians 6:10)

Gracious God, show us where to best express our concerns and kindness that we might be instruments of service and help to those You have called us to serve. Guide us this day so that we might make the best use of our time and energies and do what is necessary in this day You have given 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:

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

Senator Gibbons announced that photographers from KRCG-TV were given permission to take pictures in the Senate Chamber today.


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

SB 1047-By Kennedy.

An Act to repeal sections 210.481, 210.484, and 210.486, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to facilities providing twenty-four-hour care for children in a group setting.

SB 1048-By Nodler, Childers, Loudon, Clemens, Mathewson, Yeckel, Griesheimer, Scott, Champion, Shields and Kinder.

An Act to repeal sections 137.101 and 301.025, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the motor vehicle registration process for certain organizations.

SB 1049-By Bray.

An Act to repeal section 194.119, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to designation of next-of-kin for deceased persons.

SB 1050-By Bray.

An Act to amend chapter 389, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to railroad company employees, with penalty provisions.

SB 1051-By Steelman.

An Act to repeal section 67.1360, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to transient guest taxes.

SB 1052-By Jacob.

An Act to repeal section 172.360, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to admission to the state university of Missouri system.

SB 1053-By Shields.

An Act to repeal section 163.031, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to education.

SB 1054-By Bartle.

An Act to repeal section 86.441, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the police retirement system of Kansas City.

SB 1055-By Bartle.

An Act to repeal section 86.690, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to civilian employees' retirement system of the police department of Kansas City.

SJR 41-By Kinder, Bartle, Loudon, Childers, Yeckel, Scott, Champion and Nodler.

Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 24 of article IV of the Constitution of Missouri, and adopting one new section in lieu thereof relating to the governor's budget and recommendations as to revenue.



The following Concurrent Resolution was read the 2nd time and referred to the Committee indicated:

SCR 26--Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics.


President Pro Tem Kinder appointed the following escort committee pursuant to HCR 1: Senators Bartle, Bland, Gibbons, Goode, Jacob, Kennedy, Kinder, Loudon, Wheeler and Yeckel.


Pursuant to Section 21.810, RSMo, Senator Gibbons submitted a copy of the Joint Committee on Tax Policy's interim report relating to the issue of policy of tax credit issuance and accountability. A copy of the committee's report is on file in the office of the Secretary of Senate.


Senator Gibbons submitted the following:

January 13, 2004

Ms. Terry Spieler

Secretary of the Senate

Room 325, State Capitol Building

Jefferson City, MO 65101

RE: Life Science Caucus

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 Charles Wheeler

Representative Sherman Parker

Representative Rob Schaaf

Representative Vicki Schneider

Representative Tom Dempsey

Representative Danielle Moore

Representative Bryan Pratt

Representative Brian Yates

Representative Ryan McKenna

Representative Wes Wagner

Representative Kevin Engler

Representative Shannon Cooper

Representative Robert Mayer

Yours truly,

/s/ Michael R. Gibbons



Senator Clemens introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, Dr. Bill Reynolds and his daughter, Emma, Nixa; and Emma was made an honorary page.

Senator Foster introduced to the Senate, Ethal Johnson and members of AARP, Poplar Bluff.

Senator Kennedy introduced to the Senate, Beatrice Parks, St. Louis.

On behalf of Senator Shields, the President introduced to the Senate, members of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Senator Yeckel introduced to the Senate, Grace Smith and Charles "Chuck" Jackson, St. Louis County.

Senator Cauthorn introduced to the Senate, Marge and Sonny Capp, Hannibal.

Senator Gross introduced to the Senate, Steve Brennell, St. Charles; and Peg Capo, St. Louis.

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







SB 702-Russell

SB 708-Mathewson

SB 711-Goode

SB 716-Childers

SB 729-Steelman

SB 746-Dougherty, et al

SB 751-Coleman

SB 753-Coleman

SB 774-Wheeler

SB 787-Childers

SB 788-Childers

SB 790-Yeckel

SB 824-Griesheimer

SB 826-Bartle

SB 840-Goode

SB 844-Yeckel

SB 857-Klindt

SB 869-Shields

SB 870-Bartle

SB 873-Bray

SB 874-Caskey

SB 877-Goode and Days

SB 883-Klindt

SB 884-Klindt

SB 889-Goode

SB 890-Bland

SB 892-Bland

SB 893-Goode

SB 894-Goode

SB 898-Bland

SB 901-Goode

SB 902-Bland

SB 903-Bland

SB 904-Gross and Nodler

SB 905-Foster

SB 906-Foster

SB 907-Klindt

SB 908-Cauthorn

SB 909-Bartle

SB 910-Bland

SB 911-Bland

SB 912-Dougherty and Days

SB 913-Dougherty and Bray

SB 914-Dougherty and Russell

SB 915-Dougherty, et al

SB 916-Dougherty

SB 917-Dougherty and Bray

SB 918-Dougherty, et al

SB 919-Gibbons and Stoll

SB 920-Caskey

SB 921-Caskey

SB 922-Coleman

SB 923-Goode

SB 924-Bland

SB 925-Bland

SB 926-Loudon

SB 927-Loudon

SB 928-Loudon

SB 929-Wheeler

SB 930-Loudon

SB 931-Loudon

SB 932-Loudon

SB 933-Yeckel, et al

SB 934-Bland

SB 935-Gibbons

SB 937-Gross

SB 938-Gross

SB 939-Coleman

SB 940-Coleman

SB 941-Coleman

SB 942-Nodler

SB 943-Goode and Gross

SB 944-Goode

SB 945-Gibbons

SB 946-Bray, et al

SB 947-Russell

SB 948-Steelman

SB 949-Steelman

SB 950-Griesheimer

SB 951-Griesheimer

SB 952-Wheeler

SB 953-Caskey

SB 954-Foster

SB 955-Scott

SB 956-Scott

SB 957-Scott

SB 958-Scott

SB 959-Childers

SB 960-Gibbons

SB 961-Champion

SB 962-Clemens

SB 963-Shields

SB 964-Shields

SB 965-Shields

SB 966-Shields

SB 967-Shields

SB 968-Shields

SB 969-Shields

SB 970-Childers

SB 971-Stoll

SB 972-Stoll

SB 973-Stoll

SB 974-Dougherty

SB 975-Dougherty

SB 976-Stoll

SB 977-Stoll

SB 978-Stoll

SB 979-Stoll

SB 980-Bartle

SB 981-Vogel

SB 982-Coleman

SB 983-Quick

SB 984-Foster

SB 985-Foster

SB 986-Cauthorn

SB 987-Quick

SB 988-Steelman

SB 989-Gross, et al

SB 990-Loudon

SB 991-Dougherty

SB 992-Cauthorn

SB 993-Cauthorn

SB 994-Coleman

SB 995-Coleman

SB 996-Shields

SB 997-Shields

SB 998-Shields

SB 999-Griesheimer

SB 1000-Bartle

SB 1001-Wheeler

SB 1002-Bray

SB 1004-Shields

SB 1005-Shields and Stoll

SB 1006-Goode, et al

SB 1007-Goode and Mathewson

SB 1008-Goode

SB 1009-Griesheimer

SB 1010-Dougherty, et al

SB 1011-Dougherty

SB 1012-Caskey

SB 1013-Stoll

SB 1014-Yeckel

SB 1015-Kennedy

SB 1016-Champion, et al

SB 1017-Champion

SB 1018-Champion

SB 1019-Steelman

SB 1020-Steelman and Kinder

SB 1021-Steelman

SB 1022-Gross

SB 1023-Griesheimer

SB 1024-Stoll

SB 1025-Griesheimer and Steelman

SB 1026-Mathewson

SB 1027-Cauthorn, et al

SB 1028-Cauthorn

SB 1029-Bray, et al

SB 1030-Bray, et al

SB 1031-Bray, et al

SB 1032-Bray

SB 1033-Clemens, et al

SB 1034-Childers

SB 1035-Steelman and Mathewson

SB 1036-Steelman

SB 1037-Steelman

SB 1038-Yeckel

SB 1039-Yeckel

SB 1040-Griesheimer

SB 1041-Griesheimer

SB 1042-Griesheimer

SB 1043-Gross

SB 1044-Shields

SB 1045-Kinder, et al

SB 1046-Gibbons

SB 1047-Kennedy

SB 1048-Nodler, et al

SB 1049-Bray

SB 1050-Bray

SB 1051-Steelman

SB 1052-Jacob

SB 1053-Shields

SB 1054-Bartle

SB 1055-Bartle

SJR 32-Cauthorn

SJR 41-Kinder, et al