Journal of the Senate

FIRST REGULAR SESSION


SIXTEENTH DAY--TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1997


     The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

     President Pro Tem McKenna in the Chair.

     The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

     Our Father in Heaven, when our burdens seem heavy and the demands on our time grow steadily, we turn to You for help. We don't ask for lighter burdens, but for shoulders strong enough to carry the load. Use us to lift the burden of someone else today. In Jesus 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:
Present--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayCurlsDePascoEhlmann
FlotronGoodeGravesHouse
HowardJacobJohnsonKenney
KinderKlarichLybyerMathewson
MaxwellMcKennaMuellerQuick
RohrbachRussellSchneiderScott
SimsSingletonStaplesWestfall
WigginsYeckel--34
Absent with leave--Senators--None

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

     SB 337--By Staples.

     An Act to amend chapter 217, RSMo, by adding thereto two new sections relating to the construction of a correctional facility in Jackson county, with an emergency clause.

     SB 338--By Caskey.

     An Act to amend chapter 491, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to witness immunity, with penalty provisions.

     SB 339--By McKenna, Clay and Sims.

     An Act to repeal section 253.401, RSMo 1994, relating to tax credits, and to enact in lieu thereof four new sections relating to the same subject, with an effective date.

RESOLUTIONS

     Senator Scott offered Senate Resolution No. 138, regarding William P. McKenna, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

     Senator Bentley introduced to the Senate, Nora Duncan, Springfield.

     Senator Jacob introduced to the Senate, 5th grade students from Grant Elementary, Columbia; and Dureill Ballinger, Lydia Young, Meredith Hammer and D. C. Freitag were made honorary pages.

     Senator Ehlmann introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, Kevin L. Threlkeld, M.D., Lake St. Louis.

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