Journal of the Senate
SECOND REGULAR SESSION
FOURTH DAY--TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2004
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:
|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.
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS
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.
SECOND READING OF
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.
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES
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
/s/ Michael R. Gibbons
MICHAEL R. GIBBONS
INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS
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.
FIFTH DAY-WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2004
SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS
SB 746-Dougherty, et al
SB 877-Goode and Days
SB 904-Gross and Nodler
SB 912-Dougherty and Days
SB 913-Dougherty and Bray
SB 914-Dougherty and Russell
SB 915-Dougherty, et al
SB 917-Dougherty and Bray
SB 918-Dougherty, et al
SB 919-Gibbons and Stoll
SB 933-Yeckel, et al
SB 943-Goode and Gross
SB 946-Bray, et al
SB 989-Gross, et al
SB 1005-Shields and Stoll
SB 1006-Goode, et al
SB 1007-Goode and Mathewson
SB 1010-Dougherty, et al
SB 1016-Champion, et al
SB 1020-Steelman and Kinder
SB 1025-Griesheimer and Steelman
SB 1027-Cauthorn, et al
SB 1029-Bray, et al
SB 1030-Bray, et al
SB 1031-Bray, et al
SB 1033-Clemens, et al
SB 1035-Steelman and Mathewson
SB 1045-Kinder, et al
SB 1048-Nodler, et al
SJR 41-Kinder, et al