Journal of the Senate
FIRST REGULAR SESSION
FOURTH DAY--TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2005
The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
President Kinder in the Chair.
Reverend Carl Gauck offered the following prayer:
"Now we have received not the Spirit of the World, but the Spirit that is from God, so that we might understand the gifts bestowed on us by God." (I Corinthians 2:12)
Gracious God, we give You thanks for the gifts we have received from You and rejoice that we are able to use them as we serve the people of Missouri. We pray, bless the results of the use of these gifts if they are in keeping with Your will and forgive those results which cause another harm and give us a right understanding of ourselves so we may live in harmony with You. 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--Senators--None|
|The Lieutenant Governor was present.|
Senator Gibbons offered Senate Resolution No. 35, regarding Graham T. Mason, Des Peres, which was adopted.
Senator Shields moved that HCR 1 be taken up for adoption, which motion prevailed.
On motion of Senator Shields, HCR 1 was adopted by the following vote:
|Absent with leave--Senators--None|
President Pro Tem Gibbons appointed the following committee pursuant to HCR 1: Senators Bartle, Loudon, Crowell, Mayer, Ridgeway, Koster, Coleman, Callahan, Wilson and Green.
President Pro Tem Gibbons requested unanimous consent to make one motion to return the appointments appearing on Pages 53-59 of the Senate Journal for Monday, January 10, 2005 to the Governor, pursuant to his request, which request was granted.
President Pro Tem Gibbons moved that all appointments listed in the Governor's withdrawal letter appearing on Pages 53-59 of the Senate Journal for Monday, January 10, 2005 be returned pursuant to his request, which motion prevailed.
Senator Cauthorn offered the following concurrent resolution:
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 2
WHEREAS, faith-based and community organizations are currently providing quality social services and making a positive difference in the communities they serve; and
WHEREAS, faith-based and community organizations are serving their communities in areas such as the prevention and treatment of juvenile delinquency, child care services, support services for the elderly, the prevention of crime, the intervention in and prevention of domestic violence, and a number of other social service areas; and
WHEREAS, some of these faith-based and community organizations are currently receiving funds from federal government, or through a state, city, or local government that itself receives federal funds, to carry out their missions; and
WHEREAS, because of the quality services provided by these organizations, it is important for the state and local governments to utilize their services by working in partnership with faith-based and community organizations; and
WHEREAS, faith-based and community organizations that currently work in partnership with local governments or judicial circuits are doing so within the framework of the Constitutional church-state guidelines:
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the Missouri Senate, Ninety-third General Assembly, First Regular Session, the House of Representatives concurring therein, hereby express their gratitude to faith-based and community organizations working in their communities to improve the lives of the citizens of this state; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that we support the mission of faith-based and community organizations to provide social services to improve the lives of our citizens; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that we support and encourage the state and all local governments to work in partnership with faith-based and community organizations to provide quality social services that improve the lives of so many of our citizens in particular and better our society in general; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Missouri Senate be instructed to prepare properly inscribed copies of this resolution for the Governor, the presiding judge of each judicial circuit in this state, and to the director of each state department.
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS
The following Bills were read the 1st time and ordered printed:
SB 160-By Bartle, Cauthorn, Loudon, Scott, Clemens, Callahan, Stouffer, Engler, Dolan, Griesheimer, Purgason, Kennedy, Mayer, Taylor, Nodler, Vogel, Champion and Green.
An Act to amend chapter 565, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to human cloning, with penalty provisions.
SB 161-By Gross.
An Act to amend chapter 160, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the powers of local school boards.
SB 162-By Gross.
An Act to repeal sections 192.400, 192.410, and 192.420, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to radiation control.
SB 163-By Loudon, Bartle and Cauthorn.
An Act to repeal sections 288.036, 288.038, 288.045, 288.050, 288.121, 288.128, 288.310, and 288.330, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof eight new sections relating to unemployment compensation, with an emergency clause.
SB 164-By Crowell.
An Act to amend chapter 33, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to public funds.
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 adopted HCR 10.
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 10
BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the House of Representatives of the Ninety-third General Assembly, First Regular Session of the State of Missouri, the Senate concurring therein, that the House of Representatives and the Senate convene a joint session in the Hall of the House of Representatives at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 2, 2005, to receive a message from Pete K. Rahn, Director of the Missouri Department of Transportation; and that the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives be directed to inform the Senate of the adoption of this resolution.
In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.
On motion of Senator Shields, the Senate adjourned under the rules.
FIFTH DAY-WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2005
SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS
SB 1-Loudon, et al
SB 2-Loudon and Gross
SB 10-Cauthorn, et al
SB 12-Cauthorn and Klindt
SB 23-Griesheimer and Kennedy
SB 25-Champion, et al
SB 26-Champion and Wheeler
SB 38-Nodler and Taylor
SB 44-Wheeler and Bray
SB 50-Taylor and Nodler
SB 51-Taylor and Callahan
SB 69-Shields and Wheeler
SB 75-Champion and Wheeler
SB 97-Coleman and Champion
SB 98-Champion, et al
SB 133-Loudon and Gross
SB 154-Bray and Days
SB 160-Bartle, et al
SB 163-Loudon, et al
HCR 2-Dempsey (Shields)
HCR 10-Dempsey (Shields)
To be Referred