Journal of the Senate

FIRST REGULAR SESSION


FORTY-FOURTH DAY--TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 1997


     The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

     President Pro Tem McKenna in the Chair.

     The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

     Dear Lord, things are always changing around us. There is so much technology today that most of us can't keep up with it. We are thankful that through the years You have remained the same. We can depend on You for help, guidance, wisdom and love. We are thankful for the one who changes not and we are grateful for the return of Senator Curls. Amen.

     The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited.

     A quorum being established, the Senate proceeded with its business.

     The Journal for Thursday, March 27, 1997, was read and approved.

     Senator Quick announced that photographers from the Associated Press had been given permission to take pictures in the Senate Chamber today.

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

Present--Senators
BentleyCaskeyChildersClay
CurlsDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeHouseHowardJacob
JohnsonKenneyKinderKlarich
LybyerMathewsonMaxwellMcKenna
MuellerQuickRohrbachRussell
SchneiderScottSimsSingleton
StaplesWestfallWigginsYeckel--32
Absent with leave--Senators
BanksGraves--2
The Lieutenant Governor was present.

RESOLUTIONS

     Senators Clay and Scott offered Senate Resolution No. 465, regarding the Missouri Class 4A State Championship Girls Basketball Team from the Gateway Institute of Technology, St. Louis, which was adopted.

     Senator Kinder offered Senate Resolution No. 466, regarding Dr. Robert D. Buchanan, which was adopted.

     Senator Lybyer offered Senate Resolution No. 467, regarding Lucie Smith, which was adopted.

     Senator Lybyer offered Senate Resolution No. 468, regarding Sharon A. Hardecke, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 469, regarding the St. Charles West High School Warriors Wrestling Team, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 470, regarding Craig Martin, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 471, regarding Matt Orton, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 472, regarding Francis Martin, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 473, regarding Eric Caldwell, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 474, regarding Charlie Rallo, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 475, regarding Tim Michel, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 476, regarding Lance Wilson, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 477, regarding Tim Rundel, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 478, regarding John Lorenson, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 479, regarding Eric Helsher, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 480, regarding Chad Benwell, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 481, regarding Brian Kos, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 482, regarding Jake Newsham, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 483, regarding Mark Vollmar, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 484, regarding Scott Bray, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 485, regarding Erin McGuire, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 486, regarding Matt McDonough, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 487, regarding Sean Masterson, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 488, regarding the Francis Howell High School Vikings Wrestling Team, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 489, regarding Jud Hoffman, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 490, regarding Mark Malawey, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 491, regarding Paul Ziegler, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 492, regarding Chris Lantz, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 493, regarding Dwight Downs, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 494, regarding Ray Chastain, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 495, regarding Mike Bloss, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 496, regarding Zack Stephens, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 497, regarding Ben Smith, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 498, regarding Alex Kyle, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 499, regarding Zack Abron, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 500, regarding Ben Garner, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 501, regarding Chris Kegley, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 502, regarding David Beasley, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 503, regarding Matt Hawes, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 504, regarding Matt Burbes, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 505, regarding Josh Plummer, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 506, regarding Mike Sander, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 507, regarding James Young, which was adopted.

     Senators Ehlmann and House offered Senate Resolution No. 508, regarding Kevin Wheeler, which was adopted.

     On behalf of Senator Graves, Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 509, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Keever, Maryville, which was adopted.

     On behalf of Senator Graves, Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 510, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Brown, Princeton, which was adopted.

     On behalf of Senator Graves, Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 511, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Hessemyer, Bethany, which was adopted.

     Senator Clay offered Senate Resolution No. 512, regarding The Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc., which was adopted.

     Senator Jacob offered Senate Resolution No. 513, regarding Robert W. Maupin, which was adopted.

     Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 514, regarding Chris Brown, which was adopted.

     Senator Rohrbach offered Senate Resolution No. 515, regarding Renilda M. Mertens, Jefferson City, which was adopted.

     Senator House offered Senate Resolution No. 516, regarding Jacob Tyler Bailey, St. Charles, which was adopted.

     Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 517, regarding Lana Farnsworth and Rosemary Meyers of William Southern Elementary School, Independence, which was adopted.

     Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 518, regarding Jane Mings, Blue Springs, which was adopted.

     Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 519, regarding Shannon Watt, Angie McConico, Carla Migliazzo, Monica Paquette and Linda Roberts of Ervin Junior High School, which was adopted.

     Senator Singleton offered Senate Resolution No. 520, regarding Cody Ritter, which was adopted.

     Senator Singleton offered Senate Resolution No. 521, regarding the Webb City Boys Basketball Team, which was adopted.

     Senator Rohrbach offered Senate Resolution No. 522, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Leroy Poire, Jefferson City, which was adopted.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE

     The following messages were received from the House of Representatives through its Chief Clerk:

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HCS for HB 10, entitled:

     An Act to appropriate money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Health, and the several divisions and programs thereof and the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee to be expended only as provided in Article IV, Section 28 of the Constitution of Missouri, for the period beginning July 1, 1997 and ending June 30, 1998.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HCS for HB 11, entitled:

     An Act to appropriate money for the expenses, grants, and distributions of the Department of Social Services and the several divisions and programs thereof to be expended only as provided in Article IV, Section 28 of the Constitution of Missouri, for the period beginning July 1, 1997 and ending June 30, 1998.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HCS for HB 12, entitled:

     An Act to appropriate money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Chief Executive's Office and Mansion, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, State Auditor, State Treasurer, Attorney General, Missouri Prosecuting Attorneys and Circuit Attorneys Retirement System, and the Judiciary and the Office of the State Public Defender, and the several divisions and programs thereof, and for the payment of salaries and mileage of members of the State Senate and the House of Representatives and Contingent expenses of the General Assembly, including salaries and expenses of elective and appointive officers and necessary capital improvements expenditures; for salaries and expenses of members and employees and other necessary operating expenses of the Missouri Commission on Interstate Cooperation, the Committee on Legislative Research, the Committee on Public Employee Retirement, the Committee on Administrative Rules, the Joint Committee on Capital Improvements Oversight and the Joint Committee on Economic Development; and for the expenses of the interim committees established by the General Assembly, to be expended only as provided in Article IV, Section 28 of the Constitution of Missouri, for the period beginning July 1, 1997 and ending June 30, 1998.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR

     The following messages were received from the Governor, reading of which was waived:

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     Daniel J. Abbott, 10125 Zenith Court, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri 63123, as a member of the Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Rules, for a term ending September 28, 1998, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Bassem Armaly, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     Gene Lee Burden, 109 Ray Street, Warrensburg, Johnson County, Missouri 64093, as a member of the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, for a term ending October 3, 1999, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, David R. Niebur, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     Donald E. Clark, D.P.M., 212 North Connor, Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri 64801, as a member of the State Board of Podiatric Medicine, for a term ending July 1, 1998, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Clifford Marston, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     Martha Clevenger, 7525 Leadale, Greendale, St. Louis County, Missouri 63121, as a member of the Missouri Historical Records Advisory Board, for a term ending November 1, 1997, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Daniel Baldwin, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     Trina V. Fleming, 8471 Chestnut Circle, #402, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri 64131, as a member of the Advisory Commission for Registered Physician Assistants, for a term ending March 27, 1999, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo 334.749.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     Cassandra C. Herrman, Democrat, 10411 Audubon Place, Post Office Box 744, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri 65401, as a member of the Community Service Commission, for a term ending December 15, 1999, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Jean Neal, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     Maan H. Jawad, Ph.D., 3007 Cross View Estates, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri 63129, as a member of the Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Rules, for a term ending September 28, 2000, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Richard Schussler, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     C. Drew Morten, 551 Highway C, St. Peters, St. Charles County, Missouri 63376, as a member of the Advisory Commission for Registered Physician Assistants, for a term ending March 27, 1998, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo 334.749.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     Joseph M. Ojile, M.D., F.C.C.P., 2772 Brandenberg Lane, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri 63129, as a member of the Advisory Commission for Registered Physician Assistants, for a term ending March 27, 1997, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo 334.749.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     Bruce C. Scott, 1733 AA Highway, Post Office Box 442, Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri 63640, as a member of the Peace Officer Standards Training Commission, for a term ending October 3, 1997, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, David T. Pudlowski, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     Bonita M. Stepenoff, 217 North Henderson Avenue, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri 63701, as a member of the Missouri State Historical Records Advisory Board, for a term ending November 1, 1999, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, reappointed to a full term.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     John Stephen Whitney, 626 E. Bain, Ozark, Christian County, Missouri 65721, as a member of the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, for a term ending October 3, 1999, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Jack Davis, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 27, 1997

TO THE SENATE OF THE 89th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI:

     I have the honor to transmit to you herewith for your advice and consent the following appointment to office:

     Joyce B. Winkels, 5212 S. Cowan Road, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri 65201, as a member of the Advisory Commission for Registered Physician Assistants, for a term ending March 27, 1999, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo 334.749.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     President Pro Tem McKenna referred the above appointments to the Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments.

SIGNING OF BILLS

     The President Pro Tem announced that all other business would be suspended and HB 211, having passed both branches of the General Assembly, would be read at length by the Secretary, and if no objections be made, the bill would be signed by the President Pro Tem to the end that it may become law. No objections being made, the bill was so read by the Secretary and signed by the President Pro Tem.

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

     Senator Maxwell moved that SB 176 be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     Senator Maxwell offered SA 1:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

     Amend Senate Bill No. 176, Page 1, Section A, Line 2, by striking the number "644.507" and inserting in lieu thereof the number "644.508"; and

     Further amend said bill, Page 1, Section 644.507, Line 1, by striking the number "644.507" and inserting in lieu thereof the number "644.508".

     Senator Maxwell moved that the above amendment be adopted, which motion prevailed.

     On motion of Senator Maxwell, SB 176, as amended, was declared perfected and ordered printed.

     President Wilson assumed the Chair.

     President Pro Tem McKenna resumed the Chair.

     Senator Curls moved that SB 24, with SCA 1, be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SCA 1 was taken up.

     Senator Curls moved that the above amendment be adopted, which motion prevailed.

     On motion of Senator Curls, SB 24, as amended, was declared perfected and ordered printed.

     Senator Goode moved that SB 120, with SCA 1, be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SCA 1 was taken up.

     Senator Goode moved that the above amendment be adopted, which motion failed.

     Senator Goode offered SS for SB 120, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 120

     An Act to repeal sections 304.155, 304.156, 304.157 and 304.158, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to the removal of abandoned property, and to enact in lieu thereof four new sections relating to the same subject.

     Senator Goode moved that SS for SB 120 be adopted.

     Senator Goode offered SA 1, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

     Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Bill No. 120, Page 21, Section 304.158, Line 26, by striking the word "estate" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "property"; and further on line 27, by striking the word "estate" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "property".

     Senator Goode moved that the above amendment be adopted, which motion prevailed.

     Senator Goode moved that SS for SB 120, as amended, be adopted, which motion prevailed.

     On motion of Senator Goode, SS for SB 120, as amended, was declared perfected and ordered printed.

     SB 223, with SCS, was placed on the Informal Calendar.

     Senator Howard moved that SB 79, with SCS, be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SCS for SB 79, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 79

     An Act to amend chapter 265, RSMo, relating to agricultural products, by adding eleven new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions and an emergency clause.

     Was taken up.

     Senator Clay assumed the Chair.

     Senator Howard moved that SCS for SB 79 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

     At the request of Senator Howard, SCS for SB 79 was placed on the Informal Calendar.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE

     The following messages were received from the House of Representatives through its Chief Clerk:

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HCS for HB 212, entitled:

     An Act to repeal sections 332.311, 334.031, 334.040, 334.100, 334.715, 337.021, 337.035, 338.043, 338.057, 338.059, 338.060, 338.065, 338.070, 338.100, 338.120, 338.130, 338.140, 338.220, 338.365 and 620.140, RSMo 1994, and sections 334.046, 334.735 and 337.020, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to the division of professional registration, and to enact in lieu thereof twenty-four new sections relating to the same subject.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HS for HCS for HB 361, entitled:

     An Act to repeal sections 441.020, 441.040, 441.060, 441.130, 441.140, 534.030, 534.090, 534.330, 534.380, 535.020, 535.030, 535.040, 535.060, 535.070, 535.080, 535.090, 535.120, 535.130, 535.140, 535.150, 535.160, 535.170, 569.100 and 569.120, RSMo 1994, relating to certain landlord-tenant actions, and to enact in lieu thereof thirty new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HCS for HB 411, entitled:

     An Act to repeal sections 193.085, 193.087, 193.145, 193.215, 210.822, 210.832, 210.834, 210.839, 210.841, 210.842, 285.300, 285.302, 285.304, 288.250, 451.040, 452.305, 452.315, 452.345, 452.350, 452.370, 454.410, 454.415, 454.425, 454.440, 454.500, 454.455, 454.460, 454.465, 454.470, 454.475, 454.476, 454.485, 454.490, 454.495, 454.496, 454.505, 454.512, 454.513, 454.514, 454.515, 454.516, 454.517, 454.518, 454.519, 454.603, 454.808, 486.225 and 620.145, RSMo 1994, and sections 210.842, 452.345, 454.400, 454.850, 454.855, 454.860, 454.862, 454.867, 454.869, 454.871, 454.877, 454.880, 454.882, 454.885, 454.887, 454.890, 454.895, 454.897, 454.900, 454.902, 454.905, 454.907, 454.910, 454.912, 454.915, 454.917, 454.927, 454.930, 454.932, 454.935, 454.937, 454.940, 454.942, 454.945, 454.947, 454.950, 454.952, 454.955, 454.957, 454.960, 454.962, 454.965, 454.967, 454.970, 454.972, 454.975, 454.977, 454.979, and 454.980, RSMo Supp. 1996, and to enact in lieu thereof one hundred twenty-nine new sections for the purpose of complying with federal mandates for child support enforcement, with penalty provisions, an effective date for certain sections and an emergency clause.

     Emergency clause adopted.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 713, entitled:

     An Act relating to disposition of a stillborn child, with penalty provisions.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 663, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 172.803, RSMo 1994, relating to research project awards, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 773, entitled:

     An Act relating to motor vehicles, with an emergency clause.

     Emergency clause adopted.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 769, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 301.064, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to motor vehicles, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 783, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 302.171, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to motor vehicle drivers' licenses, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 643, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 197.415, RSMo 1994, relating to home health agencies, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 762, entitled:

     An Act relating to identification of health care personnel.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

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

     Mr. President: Your Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, to which were referred SS No. 3 for SCS for SB 51; SS for SB 97; SS No. 2 for SCS for SBs 202, 23 and 183; and SS for SB 361, begs leave to report that it has examined the same and finds that the bills have been truly perfected and that the printed copies furnished the Senators are correct.

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

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

     HB 1--Appropriations.

     HCS for HB 2--Appropriations.

     HCS for HB 3--Appropriations.

     HCS for HB 4--Appropriations.

     HCS for HB 5--Appropriations.

     HCS for HB 6--Appropriations.

     HCS for HB 7--Appropriations.

     HCS for HB 8--Appropriations.

     HCS for HB 9--Appropriations.

     HCS for HB 529--Corrections and General Laws.

     HJR 2--Education.

     HJR 12--Appropriations.

     HJR 16--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

REFERRALS

     President Pro Tem McKenna referred SS for SB 361; SS No. 3 for SCS for SB 51; and SS No. 2 for SCS for SBs 202, 23 and 183 to the Committee on State Budget Control.

RESOLUTIONS

     Senator Lybyer offered Senate Resolution No. 523, regarding Cindy Thresher, which was adopted.

     Senator Lybyer offered Senate Resolution No. 524, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Henry Stafford, Holts Summit, which was adopted.

     Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 525, regarding Jeffery Alan (Jeff) Hermanson, Liberty, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

     Senator Lybyer introduced to the Senate, his sister and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Odle, Houston.

     Senator Jacob introduced to the Senate, his sister-in-law, Susan Plumer, her children, Ethan and David, Valrico, Florida; and her parents, Russ and Joy Sublette; and David and Ethan were made honorary pages.

     Senator Howard introduced to the Senate, Rose Griffin, Bernie and Dimple Malloy, Essex.

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