Journal of the Senate

FIRST REGULAR SESSION


SEVENTEENTH DAY--WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1997


     The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

     President Pro Tem McKenna in the Chair.

     The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

     Our Father in Heaven, we are doing Your work here. We are providing for and caring for the needs of Your people. We do it as a family. Like a family we look out for one another, point out problems and help one another to improve. We are there for one another. We are thankful to be a part of Your family. 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

RESOLUTIONS

     Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 139, regarding Anthony Gibson, which was adopted.

     Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 140, regarding Brad Sams, which was adopted.

     Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 141, regarding Ryan Spires, which was adopted.

     Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 142, regarding Jeff Carder, which was adopted.

     Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 143, regarding Kyle Gibson, which was adopted.

     Senator Mueller offered Senate Resolution No. 144, regarding Ray Benton, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 145, regarding Misty Michel Brown, Laclede, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 146, regarding Greg Prussman, St. Joseph, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 147, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Otto Ervin Heil, Carrollton, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 148, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Schooler, Fairfax, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 149, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Constance, Stewartsville, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 150, regarding the One Hundredth Birthday of Pauline Strickel, Denver, Colorado, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 151, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. R.L. "Bud" Demarest, Brookfield, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 152, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Yardley, Dawn, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 153, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Patton, Carrollton, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 154, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Owen, Maysville, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 155, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Envert Price, Chillicothe, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 156, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Oestreich, Chillicothe, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 157, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schleicher, Stewartsville, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 158, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Webster, Oregon, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 159, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hapes, Chillicothe, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 160, regarding the Fortieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hansen, Fairfax, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 161, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Murl Hume, Unionville, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 162, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Grayson Hancock, Meadville, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 163, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Reinhard G. Wendt, Cameron, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 164, regarding the Eightieth Birthday of Mary Frances Trump, St. Joseph, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 165, regarding the One Hundredth Birthday of Kathryn Miller, Stanberry, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 166, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Talmadge, Stanberry, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 167, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis S. Blackney, Hopkins, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 168, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gibson, Union Star, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 169, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Griffin, Cameron, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 170, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Porter, Maryville, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 171, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Oakley Gartside, Parnell, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 172, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Humbert, Kansas City, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 173, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. C. Richard Watson, Stewartsville, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 174, regarding the Ninetieth Birthday of Frances Piepergerdes, Cameron, which was adopted.

     Senator Ehlmann offered Senate Resolution No. 175, regarding AquaComp, Inc., St. Charles, which was adopted.

     Senator Ehlmann offered Senate Resolution No. 176, regarding Caregivers Inn, O'Fallon, which was adopted.

     Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 177, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Drydale, Bolckow, which was adopted.

     Senator Yeckel offered Senate Resolution No. 178, regarding Yvonne Cole, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

     SB 340--By DePasco.

     An Act to repeal section 37.005, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to the office of administration, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

     SB 341--By Maxwell.

     An Act relating to educational assistance for certain persons.

     SB 342--By Goode and Lybyer.

     An Act to repeal sections 256.616, 256.635 and 256.637, RSMo 1994, relating to the water well drillers' fund, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to the same subject.

     SB 343--By McKenna.

     An Act to repeal sections 313.004, 313.008, 313.800, 313.803, 313.805, 313.810, 313.812, 313.820, 313.822, 313.825, 313.827, 313.830, 313.837, 313.840, 313.847 and 434.030, RSMo 1994, and section 313.807, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to the gaming commission, and to enact in lieu thereof seventeen new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

     SB 344--By McKenna.

     An Act to repeal section 313.805, RSMo 1994, relating to excursion gambling boats, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

     SB 345--By McKenna.

     An Act to repeal section 572.010, RSMo 1994, relating to the crime of gambling, and to enact one new section relating to the same subject.

     SB 346--By Flotron, Schneider and Yeckel.

     An Act to amend chapter 173, RSMo, by adding one new section relating to the Charles Gallagher student financial assistance program.

     SB 347--By Banks and Curls.

     An Act to repeal section 191.677, RSMo 1994, relating to health and welfare, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

     SB 348--By Curls.

     An Act to repeal sections 494.425 and 494.430, RSMo 1994, relating to jury service, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

     SB 349--By Curls.

     An Act to repeal section 379.080, RSMo 1994, relating to insurance company investments, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

     Senator Caskey, Chairman of the Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, submitted the following report:

     Mr. President: Your Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, to which was referred SB 215, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

     Senator Quick, Chairman of the Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, submitted the following report:

     Mr. President: Your Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, to which was referred SB 169, begs leave to report that it has examined the same and finds that the bill has been truly perfected and that the printed copies furnished the Senators are correct.

BILL REFERRALS

     President Pro Tem McKenna referred SB 169 to the Committee on State Budget Control.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

     SB 350--By Graves.

     An Act to repeal section 143.124, RSMo 1994, relating to taxation of pensions, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

     SB 351--By Curls.

     An Act to repeal section 59.319, RSMo 1994, relating to recording fees applicable to the Missouri Housing Trust Fund, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

     SB 352--By Curls.

     An Act to repeal sections 99.350, 99.420 and 99.820, RSMo 1994, relating to the powers and liabilities of redevelopment authorities, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to the same subject.

     SB 353--By Rohrbach.

     An Act to amend chapter 67, RSMo, by adding three new sections relating to tourism for a certain city, with an emergency clause.

     Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS

     The following Bills and Joint Resolutions were read the 2nd time and referred to the Committees indicated:

     SB 291--Corrections and General Laws.

     SB 294--Ways and Means.

     SB 298--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

     SB 300--Judiciary.

     SB 302--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

     SB 303--Corrections and General Laws.

     SB 304--Financial and Governmental Organization.

     SB 305--Transportation.

     SB 306--Judiciary.

     SB 307--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

     SB 308--Ways and Means.

     SB 309--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

     SB 311--Education.

     SB 312--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

     SB 313--Financial and Governmental Organization.

     SB 314--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

     SB 315--Transportation.

     SB 316--Local Government and Economic Development.

     SB 317--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

     SB 318--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

     SB 319--Public Health and Welfare.

     SB 320--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

     SB 321--Transportation.

     SB 322--Education.

     SB 323--Local Government and Economic Development.

     SB 324--Labor and Industrial Relations.

     SB 325--Labor and Industrial Relations.

     SB 326--Transportation.

     SB 327--Corrections and General Laws.

     SB 328--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

     SB 329--Corrections and General Laws.

     SB 330--Financial and Governmental Organization.

     SJR 9--Transportation.

     SJR 10--Ways and Means.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

     Senator Westfall introduced to the Senate, Larry Livingston, Bolivar.

     Senator Rohrbach introduced to the Senate, 4th grade students from Belair School and their teacher, Terry Heisberger, Jefferson City.

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