Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION


SIXTH DAY--THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2004


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Senator Bartle in the Chair.

Reverend Carl Gauck offered the following prayer:

"The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and His ears are open unto their cry." (Psalm 34:15)

Blessed Lord, You continue to watch over our lives as a mother her newborn. Help us live with such an awareness of Your observing us that what we do brings a blessing on our faithfulness. And let our voices, with those we love, be heard by You and our concerns and hopes noted by You as we seek to do Your will. 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.

Photographers from the Associated Press and Columbia Tribune 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 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
Yeckel--33
Absent with leave--Senator Dolan--1

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Griesheimer offered Senate Resolution No. 1120, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Warner Hinnah, Marthasville, which was adopted.

Senator Cauthorn offered Senate Resolution No. 1121, regarding Bob Dunaway Swartz, which was adopted.

Senator Cauthorn offered Senate Resolution No. 1122, regarding Betty Nickell, Hannibal, which was adopted.

Senator Wheeler offered Senate Resolution No. 1123, regarding Mitchell Craft Bradbury, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Foster offered Senate Resolution No. 1124, regarding Matthew Alan Umfleet, Piedmont, which was adopted.

Senator Nodler offered Senate Resolution No. 1125, regarding the Eightieth Birthday of Gilbert Paul Harper, Carthage, which was adopted.

Senator Kinder offered Senate Resolution No. 1126, regarding John Edward Dietrich, which was adopted.

Senator Gross offered Senate Resolution No. 1127, regarding Peter James Sheppard, St. Charles, which was adopted.

Senator Coleman offered Senate Resolution No. 1128, regarding the death of Earl G. Henry, Beaumont, Texas, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 1076-By Caskey.

An Act to repeal section 461.300, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to nonprobate transfers.

SB 1077-By Loudon.

An Act to repeal section 379.160, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to fire insurance coverage.

SB 1078-By Loudon.

An Act to repeal section 382.210, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to extraordinary dividends of insurance holding companies.

SB 1079-By Callahan and Yeckel.

An Act to amend chapter 135, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to property taxation.

SB 1080-By Nodler, Foster, Kinder, Yeckel, Callahan, Childers, Klindt, Wheeler, Champion, Gibbons, Bland, Vogel, Cauthorn, Russell, Scott, Griesheimer, Mathewson, Shields, Steelman, Clemens, Days, Loudon, Coleman, Bray, Bartle, Kennedy and Gross.

An Act to repeal section 160.518, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to education accountability standards.

SB 1081-By Kinder, Gross, Coleman, Clemens, Kennedy, Shields, Cauthorn, Callahan, Dolan, Loudon, Griesheimer and Yeckel.

An Act to amend chapter 431, RSMo, by adding thereto six new sections relating to resolution of disputes concerning alleged defective residential construction.

SB 1082-By Childers, Nodler, Griesheimer, Shields, Goode, Kennedy, Wheeler, Caskey, Scott, Steelman, Mathewson, Callahan, Days, Stoll, Russell, Foster, Cauthorn, Dougherty, Gibbons, Coleman, Yeckel, Jacob, Gross, Bartle and Vogel.

An Act to amend chapter 8, RSMo, by adding thereto seventeen new sections relating to state communications.

SB 1083-By Kennedy and Dougherty.

An Act to repeal section 701.342, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to testing for lead poisoning in children.

SB 1084-By Foster.

An Act to repeal section 169.596, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the teacher retirement system.

SB 1085-By Foster, Yeckel, Vogel and Kinder.

An Act to amend chapter 143, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to donations for multiple sclerosis.

SB 1086-By Cauthorn.

An Act to repeal section 375.937, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to homeowner insurance requirements by lenders.

SB 1087-By Days, Foster, Kennedy, Stoll, Jacob, Shields, Childers and Caskey.

An Act to repeal section 162.700, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the placement of certain special education pupils.

SB 1088-By Steelman.

An Act to repeal sections 301.010 and 304.013, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles.

SB 1089-By Steelman.

An Act to repeal section 392.200, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to telecommunications service.

SB 1090-By Jacob.

An Act to repeal sections 168.303 and 169.712, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to public schools retirement systems.

SB 1091-By Klindt.

An Act to repeal section 163.191, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to state aid to community colleges.

SB 1092-By Bartle.

An Act to amend chapter 99, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to tax increment financing.

SB 1093-By Gibbons and Yeckel.

An Act to amend chapter 67, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to investment of public funds.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

Senator Kinder, Chairman of the Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments, to which were referred the following appointments and reappointments, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate do give its advice and consent to the following:

Raymond C. Tait, Ph.D. and Lori A. Ladd, as members of the Missouri State Advisory Council on Pain and Symptom Management;

Also,

Lisa E. Betzler, as a member of the Missouri State Committee of Interpreters;

Also,

Andrew P. Nahlik, as student representative, and Deleta Parmley Williams and Lawrence H. Fick, as members of the Central Missouri State University Board of Governors;

Also,

Theodore W. Beaty, as a member of the Citizens' Advisory Commission for Marketing Missouri Agricultural Products;

Also,

Steven R. Hermann and Phillip L. Gould, as members of the Seismic Safety Commission;

Also,

James E. Berry, as a member of the State Board of Health;

Also,

Judith K. Barker, as a member of the Board of Certification of Interpreters;

Also,

Orville L. Schaefer, as a member of the Safe Drinking Water Commission;

Also,

Karen D. Ferguson, as a member of the Personnel Advisory Board;

Also,

Margaret J. Russell and Russell E. Dayton, as members of the Advisory Commission for Clinical Perfusionists;

Also,

Rusty A. Brown and Timothy James Warren, as members of the Hazardous Waste Management Commission;

Also,

Gregory D. Haddock, Ph.D., as a member of the Land Reclamation Commission;

Also,

Emily C. Dunn, as student representative to the Truman State University Board of Governors;

Also,

Gregory A. Roeback, as a member of the State Committee for Professional Counselors;

Also,

William J. Carr, as Chairman of the Missouri State Penitentiary Redevelopment Commission;

Also,

Tracy M. Bono, Bonnie Sue Lawson, James D. Jackson and Beth L. Viviano, as members of the Missouri Family Trust Board of Trustees;

Also,

David G. Liechti and Sybl D. Slaughter, as members of the State Board of Education;

Also,

Gregory Boyle and Kathleen A. Coleton, as members of the Missouri Acupuncturist Advisory Committee;

Also,

Queen D. Fowler, Ph.D., as a member of the Harris-Stowe State College Board of Regents;

Also,

Franklin D. Nickell, as a member of the Mississippi River Parkway Commission;

Also,

John K. Nisbett, Ph.D., as a member of the Amusement Ride Safety Board;

Also,

Garland G. Barton and Herb R. Johnson, as members of the Missouri Training and Employment Council;

Also,

Courtney Gohn Beykirch and Gilbert G. Adkins, Jr., as members of the Board of Directors for the American National Fish and Wildlife Museum District;

Also,

Janet W. Hunt, as a member of the Missouri Real Estate Commission;

Also,

H. Bruce Nethington and Milamari A. Cunningham, M.D., as members of the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee;

Also,

John D. Aylward, as a member of the State Soil and Water Districts Commission;

Also,

Lorene A. Van Dam, as a member of the State Board of Podiatric Medicine;

Also,

Mark A. Byington, as a member of the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission;

Also,

Glennon R. Polete, as a member of the Missouri Real Estate Appraisers Commission;

Also,

David J. Heath, as a member of the Missouri Training and Employment Council;

Also,

Loramel P. Shurtleff, as a member of the Public Defender Commission;

Also,

Gretchen C. Lockett, as a member of the Board of Therapeutic Massage.

Senator Kinder requested unanimous consent of the Senate to vote on the above reports in one motion. There being no objection, the request was granted.

Senator Kinder moved that the committee reports be adopted, and the Senate do give its advice and consent to the above appointments and reappointments, which motion prevailed.

Senator Shields, Chairman of the Committee on Aging, Families, Mental and Public Health, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Aging, Families, Mental and Public Health, to which was referred SB 1003, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

REFERRALS

President Pro Tem Kinder referred SCR 27 and SR 1118 to the Committee on Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics.

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS

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

SB 702--Education.

SB 729--Aging, Families, Mental and Public Health.

SB 746--Aging, Families, Mental and Public Health.

SB 751--Aging, Families, Mental and Public Health.

SB 790--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 840--Transportation.

SB 889--Commerce and the Environment.

SB 894--Transportation.

SB 901--Commerce and the Environment.

SB 902--Aging, Families, Mental and Public Health.

SB 903--Ways and Means.

SB 904--Aging, Families, Mental and Public Health.

SB 905--Transportation.

SB 906--Small Business, Insurance and Industrial Relations.

SB 907--Small Business, Insurance and Industrial Relations.

SB 909--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 910--Small Business, Insurance and Industrial Relations.

SB 911--Commerce and the Environment.

SB 912--Aging, Families, Mental and Public Health.

SB 913--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 914--Aging, Families, Mental and Public Health.

SB 916--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 917--Small Business, Insurance and Industrial Relations.

SB 918--Small Business, Insurance and Industrial Relations.

SB 919--Transportation.

SB 920--Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.

SB 922--Education.

SB 923--Education.

SB 924--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 925--Economic Development, Tourism and Local Government.

SB 926--Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.

SB 928--Transportation.

SB 930--Small Business, Insurance and Industrial Relations.

SB 931--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 932--Small Business, Insurance and Industrial Relations.

SB 933--Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.

SB 934--Transportation.

SB 935--Transportation.

SB 938--Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.

SB 940--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 941--Education.

SB 942--Economic Development, Tourism and Local Government.

SB 944--Commerce and the Environment.

SB 945--Education.

SB 947--Commerce and the Environment.

SB 949--Commerce and the Environment.

SB 950--Ways and Means.

SB 952--Economic Development, Tourism and Local Government.

SB 954--Commerce and the Environment.

SB 955--Transportation.

SB 956--Transportation.

SB 957--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 958--Transportation.

SB 962--Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.

SB 964--Aging, Families, Mental and Public Health.

SB 965--Transportation.

SB 966--Small Business, Insurance and Industrial Relations.

SB 967--Education.

SB 968--Education.

SB 969--Education.

SB 970--Economic Development, Tourism and Local Government.

SB 971--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 972--Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.

SB 974--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 975--Education.

SB 976--Pensions and General Laws.

SB 977--Pensions and General Laws.

SB 978--Education.

SB 979--Education.

SB 980--Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight.

SB 981--Ways and Means.

SB 982--Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.

SB 984--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Natural Resources.

SB 985--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Natural Resources.

SB 986--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 988--Commerce and the Environment.

SB 989--Commerce and the Environment.

SB 991--Financial and Governmental Organization, Veterans' Affairs and Elections.

SB 993--Education.

SB 994--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 995--Pensions and General Laws.

SB 996--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 997--Ways and Means.

SB 998--Ways and Means.

SB 999--Commerce and the Environment.

SB 1000--Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE

The following message was 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 passed HB 916, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 570.223 and 575.120, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to identity theft, with penalty provisions.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 1094-By Scott, Kinder, Vogel, Yeckel, Loudon, Gross, Childers, Champion, Gibbons, Shields, Cauthorn, Nodler, Russell, Griesheimer, Dolan, Klindt, Foster and Clemens.

An Act to repeal sections 408.040, 490.065, 508.010, 508.040, 508.070, 510.263, 516.105, 537.067, 538.205, 538.210, 538.225, and 538.230, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof fifteen new sections relating to tort reform.



COMMUNICATIONS

President Pro Tem Kinder submitted the following:

January 14, 2004

Terry L. Spieler

Secretary of the Senate

Capitol Building, Room 325

Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Senator Peter Kinder

Senate President Pro Tem

Capitol Building, Room 326

Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Re: Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR)

Dear Terry and Peter:

Please make the following modification regarding Democrat appointments to Committees: Remove me from the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) and appoint Senator Bray to the vacancy.

Thank you so much for your attention to this matter.

Very best regards,

/s/ Ken

Ken Jacob

Also,

January 14, 2004

Terry L. Spieler

Secretary of the Senate

Capitol Building, Room 325

Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Senator Peter Kinder

Senate President Pro Tem

Capitol Building, Room 326

Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Re: Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight

Dear Terry and Peter:

Please make the following modification regarding Democrat appointments to Committees: Remove Senator Days from the Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight and appoint Senator Bray to the vacancy.

Thank you so much for your attention to this matter.

Very best regards,

/s/ Ken

Ken Jacob

Also,

January 14, 2004

Terry L. Spieler

Secretary of the Senate

Capitol Building, Room 325

Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Senator Peter Kinder

Senate President Pro Tem

Capitol Building, Room 326

Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Re: Joint Committee on Terrorism, Bioterrorism & Homeland Security

Dear Terry and Peter:

Please make the following modification regarding Democrat appointments to Committees: Remove Senator Dougherty from the Joint Committee on Terrorism, Bioterrorism & Homeland Security and appoint Senator Wheeler to the vacancy.

Thank you so much for your attention to this matter.

Very best regards,

/s/ Ken

Ken Jacob



Also,



January 14, 2004

Terry L. Spieler

Secretary of the Senate

Capitol Building, Room 325

Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Senator Peter Kinder

Senate President Pro Tem

Capitol Building, Room 326

Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Re: Committee on Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics

Dear Terry and Peter:

Please make the following modification regarding Democrat appointments to Committees: Remove me from the Committee on Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics and appoint Senator Dougherty to the vacancy.

Thank you so much for your attention to this matter.

Very best regards,

/s/ Ken

Ken Jacob

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Mathewson introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, Dr. Donald Alcorn, Sedalia.

On motion of Senator Gibbons, the Senate adjourned until 12:00 noon, Tuesday, January 20, 2004

SENATE CALENDAR

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SEVENTH DAY-TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2004

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FORMAL CALENDAR



SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS



SB 708-Mathewson

SB 716-Childers

SB 753-Coleman

SB 774-Wheeler

SB 787-Childers

SB 788-Childers

SB 824-Griesheimer

SB 826-Bartle

SB 844-Yeckel

SB 857-Klindt

SB 869-Shields

SB 870-Bartle

SB 873-Bray

SB 877-Goode and Days

SB 883-Klindt

SB 884-Klindt

SB 890-Bland

SB 892-Bland

SB 893-Goode

SB 898-Bland

SB 915-Dougherty, et al

SB 921-Caskey

SB 927-Loudon

SB 929-Wheeler

SB 937-Gross

SB 939-Coleman

SB 943-Goode and Gross

SB 946-Bray, et al

SB 948-Steelman

SB 951-Griesheimer

SB 953-Caskey

SB 959-Childers

SB 960-Gibbons

SB 961-Champion

SB 963-Shields

SB 973-Stoll

SB 983-Quick

SB 987-Quick

SB 992-Cauthorn

SB 1001-Wheeler

SB 1002-Bray

SB 1004-Shields

SB 1005-Shields and Stoll

SB 1006-Goode, et al

SB 1007-Goode, et al

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 and Wheeler

SB 1055-Bartle and Wheeler

SB 1056-Bartle

SB 1057-Bartle

SB 1058-Bartle

SB 1059-Bartle and Champion

SB 1060-Bartle

SB 1061-Callahan

SB 1062-Griesheimer

SB 1063-Scott

SB 1064-Scott and Clemens

SB 1065-Steelman and Gross

SB 1066-Steelman

SB 1067-Bland

SB 1068-Gross and Stoll

SB 1069-Gross and Griesheimer

SB 1070-Gross and Goode

SB 1071-Bartle, et al

SB 1072-Dougherty, et al

SB 1073-Dougherty and Foster

SB 1074-Coleman



SB 1075-Coleman

SB 1076-Caskey

SB 1077-Loudon

SB 1078-Loudon

SB 1079-Callahan and Yeckel

SB 1080-Nodler, et al

SB 1081-Kinder, et al

SB 1082-Childers, et al

SB 1083-Kennedy and Dougherty

SB 1084-Foster

SB 1085-Foster, et al

SB 1086-Cauthorn

SB 1087-Days, et al

SB 1088-Steelman

SB 1089-Steelman

SB 1090-Jacob

SB 1091-Klindt

SB 1092-Bartle

SB 1093-Gibbons and Yeckel

SB 1094-Scott, et al

SJR 42-Coleman





HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING



HB 916-Brown, et al





SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION



SB 1003-Gibbons, et al, with SCS