Journal of the Senate

FIRST REGULAR SESSION


EIGHTH DAY--TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 1997


     The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

     President Pro Tem McKenna in the Chair.

     The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

     Heavenly Father, with so much for which to give thanks, forgive us when we complain about what we don't have. We are thankful for our blessings and pray that You will use us to share what we have with others, our time, our energy, our talent and even our possessions. Make us a blessing today. 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 Quick announced that photographers from KRCG-TV, KOMU-TV and the Senate had been given permission to take pictures in the Senate Chamber today.

     The following Senators were present during the day's proceedings:
Present--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
DePascoEhlmannFlotronGoode
GravesHouseHowardJacob
JohnsonKenneyKinderKlarich
LybyerMathewsonMcKennaMueller
QuickRohrbachRussellSchneider
ScottSimsSingletonStaples
WestfallWigginsYeckel--31
Absent with leave--Senators
ClayCurlsMaxwell--3
The Lieutenant Governor was present.

     President Wilson assumed the Chair.

RESOLUTIONS

     Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 44, regarding Douglas Ray Myers, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

     Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 45, regarding Christopher Paul Reynolds, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

     Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 46, regarding Carol Dwight Walker, III, Kansas City, which was adopted.

     Senator Quick moved that SR 35 be taken up for adoption, which motion prevailed.

     On motion of Senator Quick, SR 35 was adopted.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

     Senator Lybyer moved that SCR 3 be taken up for adoption, which motion prevailed.

     Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

     Senator Lybyer moved that SCR 3 be adopted.

     At the request of Senator Lybyer, the motion to adopt SCR 3 was withdrawn.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

     The following Bills were read the 1st time and 1,000 copies ordered printed:

     SB 272--By House and Ehlmann.

     An Act to repeal sections 67.1065 and 67.1070, RSMo 1994, relating to homeless assistance programs in certain counties, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

     SB 273--By House and Ehlmann.

     An Act to repeal section 172.273, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to the university of Missouri, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

     SB 274--By McKenna.

     An Act to repeal sections 313.540 and 313.660, RSMo 1994, relating to off-track pari-mutuel wagering, and to enact in lieu thereof nine new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

     SB 275--By Kinder, Schneider, Ehlmann, House, Rohrbach, Childers, Flotron, Yeckel, Johnson, Klarich, Kenney, Graves, Scott, Wiggins, Westfall, Mueller, Russell and McKenna.

     An Act to repeal sections 188.015 and 188.035, RSMo 1994, relating to abortions, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to the same subject, with a penalty provision.

     SB 276--By Ehlmann and Kinder.

     An Act to amend chapter 171, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to pupil course schedules in public schools.

     SB 277--By Ehlmann.

     An Act to repeal sections 160.514, 160.518 and 160.538, RSMo 1994, relating to education and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to the same subject.

     SB 278--By Ehlmann, Goode, Mueller, Yeckel, McKenna, Schneider, Klarich, Scott, Flotron, House and Sims.

     An Act to repeal sections 305.510 and 305.515, RSMo 1994, relating to the Missouri-St. Louis Metropolitan Airport Authority, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

     Senator Bentley introduced to the Senate, Sgt. Blaine Kinnard, Willard.

     Senator Kenney introduced to the Senate, his daughter, Kristin, Lee's Summit; Barbara Wolfe and Chris Summers, Kansas City; Charlie Paine, Grandview; and Tom Wheeler.

     Senator Quick introduced to the Senate, Robert Franceen, Kansas City; and Harry Stanley and four students from Eagle Heights Christian School, Kansas City.

     Senator Westfall introduced to the Senate, Kelly McKenzie, Springfield.

     Senator Rohrbach introduced to the Senate, David Stanley, Jennifer George and Jennifer Kimmel, Bible Baptist Christian Academy, Jefferson City; and David, Jennifer and Jennifer were made honorary pages.

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