Journal of the Senate
FIRST REGULAR SESSION
EIGHTH DAY--WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2005
The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Senator Crowell in the Chair.
Reverend Carl Gauck offered the following prayer:
"The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the decrees of the Lord are sure." (Psalm 19:7)
Heavenly Father, we are most thankful for Your presence with us as we try to make laws that enlighten and provide justice for our people. Guide and direct our minds and actions this day that we might be about what is required of us, having a clear eye of discernment and a rejoicing heart in our interactions with one another. 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|
Senator Loudon offered Senate Resolution No. 78, regarding James "Jim" Jacobsen, St. Louis, which was adopted.
Senators Gibbons and Kennedy offered Senate Resolution No. 79, regarding the One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Affton School District, which was adopted.
Senator Crowell offered Senate Resolution No. 80, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Thomas, Cape Girardeau, which was adopted.
Senator Shields offered Senate Resolution No. 81, regarding Carl J. James, D.D.S., Rolla, which was adopted.
Senator Shields offered Senate Resolution No. 82, regarding Ted M. Ziske, D.D.S., Salem, which was adopted.
Senator Vogel offered the following resolution:
SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 83
WHEREAS, the General Assembly of the State of Missouri has a long tradition of rendering assistance to worthwhile youth activities, especially those related to governmental or citizenship projects; and
WHEREAS, the Jefferson City Downtown Rotary Club has sought to instill values of high integrity within our youth and to provide an opportunity for Missouri students to experience state government firsthand; and
WHEREAS, the General Assembly has maintained a policy of granting such organizations permission to use the Senate and House Chambers for beneficial purposes; and
WHEREAS, this year, the Downtown Rotary Club is sponsoring its annual Student Government Day, an event which will be highlighted by a meeting in the Senate Chambers at our State Capitol, where the students in attendance will be addressed by a representative of each of the three branches of government:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we, the members of the Missouri Senate, Ninety-third General Assembly hereby grant the Jefferson City Rotary Club permission to use the Senate Chamber for the purpose of conducting Student Government Day on the morning of Monday, March 21, 2005.
Senator Vogel requested unanimous consent of the Senate that the rules be suspended for the purpose of taking SR 83 up for adoption, which request was granted.
On motion of Senator Vogel, SR 83 was adopted.
Senator Graham offered Senate Resolution No. 84, regarding the Ninetieth Birthday of Margaret Kelsey Hauschild, Columbia, which was adopted.
Senator Nodler offered Senate Resolution No. 85, regarding John O. "Pat" Phelps, Carthage, which was adopted.
Senator Vogel offered Senate Resolution No. 86, regarding George A. Lombardi, Jefferson City, which was adopted.
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS
The following Bills and Joint Resolution were read the 1st time and ordered printed:
SB 190-By Griesheimer.
An Act to repeal sections 443.803, 443.805, 443.816, 443.821, 443.823, 443.827, 443.833, 443.839, 443.849, 443.851, 443.855, 443.857, 443.859, and 443.885, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof fifteen new sections relating to mortgage broker licensure.
SB 191-By Koster.
An Act to repeal section 478.570, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the number of circuit judges in the seventeenth judicial circuit.
SB 192-By Engler.
An Act repeal section 490.733, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to hazardous materials.
SB 193-By Engler, Taylor, Stouffer, Mayer and Cauthorn.
An Act to amend chapter 253, RSMo, by adding thereto three new sections relating to the Missouri state park board, with penalty provisions.
SB 194-By Engler.
An Act to repeal section 595.209, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to rights of crime victims.
SB 195-By Graham.
An Act to repeal sections 143.121, 143.431, 313.805, 313.820, and 313.822, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof five new sections relating to revenues for higher education.
SB 196-By Ridgeway and Stouffer.
An Act to repeal section 144.030, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to material recovery operations.
SB 197-By Gross.
An Act to amend chapter 160, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the prohibition of public school athletic teams from participating in athletic tournaments held in municipalities tolerant of marijuana usage, with penalty provisions.
SB 198-By Gross.
An Act to amend chapter 160, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to teaching sex education in public schools.
SB 199-By Gross.
An Act to repeal section 42.202, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the application deadline for Korean conflict medallions, medals, and certificates.
SB 200-By Gross.
An Act to amend chapter 64, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to flood plains.
SB 201-By Green.
An Act to repeal section 130.032, RSMo, relating to limitations on campaign contributions.
SB 202-By Crowell.
An Act to repeal section 287.845, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to retirement.
SJR 13-By Bartle.
Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing sections 2, 5, 7, and 9 of article III of the Constitution of Missouri, and adopting four new sections in lieu thereof relating to the number of members of the general assembly.
INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS
Senator Dolan introduced to the Senate, Mrs. Stephanie Madlinger and Justin Bray, Megan Farrah, Rachael Kinworthy and Nick Smith, fifth grade students from Winfield Intermediate School, Winfield.
Senator Shields introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, Dr. Debbi McCaul, M.D., Rolla.
Senator Kennedy introduced to the Senate, Jason Chen, a Senator Student from Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa.
Senator Scott introduced to the Senate, Charles Ballard, Dadeville.
Senator Ridgeway introduced to the Senate, DuLane Gash, Gladstone; and Terry Trafton, Kansas City.
Senator Mayer introduced to the Senate, Ms. Polly Bradford, Lisa and Ethen Maddox, Amy and Chelsey Rhoda, Jake Rhodes and Clinton Hubbard, teachers, parents, and students from Bell City RII School, Bell City.
On motion of Senator Shields, the Senate adjourned under the rules.
NINTH DAY-THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2005
SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS
SB 160-Bartle, et al
SB 185-Loudon, et al
SB 187-Cauthorn and Clemens
SB 188-Griesheimer and Gibbons
SB 193-Engler, et al
SB 196-Ridgeway and Stouffer
HCR 2-Dempsey (Shields)
HCR 10-Dempsey (Shields)