Journal of the Senate

FIRST REGULAR SESSION


ELEVENTH DAY--TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2005


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Kinder in the Chair.

Reverend Carl Gauck offered the following prayer:

"He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and love kindness and to walk humbly with your God? (Micah 6:8)

Holy Father, You have laid out before us what we must do as a God fearing people and as we seek to know what is important for the people of our state; let us see each issue through Your requirements of us. Help us Lord be faithful in both our public and private lives as we seek justice and love among us and may we walk daily in Your footsteps. 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.

Senator Shields announced that photographers from KRCG-TV had been given permission to take pictures in the Senate Chamber today.

The following Senators were present during the day's proceedings:

Present--Senators
Bartle Bray Callahan Cauthorn
Champion Clemens Coleman Crowell
Days Dolan Dougherty Engler
Gibbons Graham Green Griesheimer
Gross Kennedy Klindt Koster
Loudon Mayer Nodler Purgason
Ridgeway Scott Shields Stouffer
Taylor Vogel Wheeler Wilson--32
Absent with leave--Senators--None
Vacancies--2
The Lieutenant Governor was present.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Gross offered Senate Resolution No. 126, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Carl R. Stille, St. Peters, which was adopted.

Senator Gross offered Senate Resolution No. 127, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Weber, Saint Charles, which was adopted.

Senator Wheeler offered Senate Resolution No. 128, regarding Donald Rosemann, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Stouffer offered Senate Resolution No. 129, regarding Carol Hough, Wellington, which was adopted.

Senator Stouffer offered Senate Resolution No. 130, regarding the 2004-2005 La Plata Junior High Basketball Program, which was adopted.

Senator Shields offered Senate Resolution No. 131, regarding David Rall Bradley, III, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Shields offered Senate Resolution No. 132, regarding Ross Clayton Woodbury, St. Joseph, which was adopted.

Senator Shields offered Senate Resolution No. 133, regarding Ryan Gary Frazer, St. Joseph, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 222-By Callahan.

An Act to amend chapter 196, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to which tobacco products can be lawfully sold in Missouri.

SB 223-By Clemens.

An Act to repeal sections 334.719 and 334.721, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to athletic trainer licensing.

SB 224-By Clemens.

An Act to amend chapter 137, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to a private car ad valorem tax credit.

SB 225-By Cauthorn.

An Act to repeal sections 260.262, 260.273, 260.375, 260.380, 260.391, 260.420, 260.446, 260.475, 260.479, 260.480, 260.481, 260.546, 260.569, 292.604, and 292.606, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof fourteen new sections relating to hazardous waste.

SB 226-By Cauthorn.

An Act to amend chapter 208, RSMo, by adding thereto two new sections relating to medical assistance cost containment within the Medicaid program.

SB 227-By Engler.

An Act to amend chapter 227, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the establishment of the Highway Patrolman Robert Kolilis memorial highway.

SB 228-By Ridgeway.

An Act to repeal section 376.1230, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to health insurance coverage for chiropractic care.

SB 229-By Bray.

An Act to repeal section 169.560, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to employment of retirees of the public school retirement system.

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

SB 176, introduced by Senators Vogel and Mayer, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 57.080, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to political subdivision elections, with an emergency clause and an expiration date.

Was taken up by Senator Vogel.

On motion of Senator Vogel, SB 176 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bartle Bray Callahan Cauthorn
Champion Clemens Coleman Crowell
Days Dolan Dougherty Engler
Gibbons Graham Green Griesheimer
Gross Kennedy Koster Mayer
Nodler Purgason Ridgeway Scott
Shields Stouffer Taylor Vogel
Wheeler Wilson--30
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Klindt Loudon--2
Absent with leave--Senators--None
Vacancies--2

The President declared the bill passed.

The emergency clause was adopted by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bartle Bray Callahan Cauthorn
Champion Clemens Coleman Crowell
Days Dolan Dougherty Engler
Gibbons Graham Green Griesheimer
Gross Kennedy Klindt Koster
Loudon Mayer Nodler Purgason
Ridgeway Scott Shields Stouffer
Taylor Vogel Wheeler Wilson--32
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--None
Vacancies--2

On motion of Senator Vogel, title to the bill was agreed to.

Senator Vogel moved that the vote by which the bill passed be reconsidered.

Senator Shields moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

President Pro Tem Gibbons appointed the following committee, pursuant to HCR 2: Senators Gibbons, Shields, Coleman, Crowell, Clemens, Nodler, Days, Callahan, Wheeler and Kennedy.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 230-By Champion.

An Act to repeal section 488.029, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to a surcharge in criminal controlled substance cases.

SB 231-By Crowell.

An Act to amend chapter 174, RSMo, by adding thereto two new sections relating to fiscal accountability at institutions of higher education.

Senator Bartle assumed the Chair.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Gross introduced to the Senate, Lindsey Arbuthnot, Springfield, Illinois.

Senator Graham introduced to the Senate, Dr. and Mrs. Randall Prather and their children, Laura, Rachel, Joshua, Samuel, Caleb, Nathaniel and Naomi, Homeschoolers with Families for Home Education, Columbia; and Laura, Samuel, Caleb, Nathaniel and Naomi were made honorary pages.

Senator Graham introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, Dr. Susan Pereira, M.D., Columbia.

Senator Wheeler introduced to the Senate, Scout Leader Greg Lever and St. Peters Cub Scout Pack 118, Kansas City; and Josh Ellerman, Adam Thoma-Perry, Thomas Bauers, Aidan Schaible, Aidan Robbins, Ryan Danaher, Caleb Concannon, Nathan Wagner, John Conklin, Andrew Castillo, Kevin Hornbeck, Kyle Herrington, Jacob Harlow, Matthew Cottrell, Gian LaManno, Sammy Joe Grisafe-Pont, Jefferson Lever, Davis Turney, Hunter Thomas, and Rob Collins were made honorary pages.

Senator Wilson introduced to the Senate, Alberta Morgan and Mary Powell, Kansas City.

Senator Koster introduced to the Senate, Sam Yancey and Jerry Seelinger, Warrensburg.

Senator Scott introduced to the Senate, Principal Terry Chance, Jeremy Budy and twenty students from Ft. Scott Christian Heights School, Ft. Scott, Kansas.

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

SENATE CALENDAR

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TWELFTH DAY-WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2005

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FORMAL CALENDAR



SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS



SB 214-Scott, et al

SB 215-Days, et al

SB 216-Champion

SB 217-Gross

SB 218-Klindt

SB 219-Dolan

SB 220-Dolan

SB 221-Dolan

SB 222-Callahan



SB 223-Clemens

SB 224-Clemens

SB 225-Cauthorn

SB 226-Cauthorn

SB 227-Engler

SB 228-Ridgeway

SB 229-Bray

SB 230-Champion

SB 231-Crowell



RESOLUTIONS



HCR 10-Dempsey (Shields)