Journal of the Senate

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

[C O R R E C T E D]


FIFTY-THIRD DAY--WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 1997


     The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

     President Pro Tem McKenna in the Chair.

     The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

     Heavenly Father, I am thankful that as a young man I was able to see Jackie Robinson play ball. We are all thankful for the opportunity we have had to see Michael Jordan, Ozzie Smith and Tiger Woods. We pray that this body will continue to find ways to help every citizen follow their dream as far as their talent, work, and spirit will take them. 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
RohrbachRussellSchneiderSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Absent with leave--Senators--Scott--1
The Lieutenant Governor was present.

RESOLUTIONS

     Senator Banks offered Senate Resolution No. 628, regarding AT&T Cares Day, which was adopted.

     Senator Lybyer requested unanimous consent of the Senate that the Senate conferees on SCS for HCS for HB 2; SCS for HCS for HB 3, as amended; SCS for HCS for HB 4; SCS for HCS for HB 5, as amended; SCS for HCS for HB 6, as amended; SCS for HCS for HB 7, as amended; SCS for HCS for HB 8, as amended; SCS for HCS for HB 9, as amended; SCS for HCS for HB 10; SCS for HCS for HB 11; and SCS for HCS for HB 12, as amended, be allowed spend- down authority, which request was granted.

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 Speaker has appointed the following conferees to act with a like committee from the Senate on SCS for HCS for HB 2: Representatives: Lumpe, Williams D. (121), Franklin, Wooten, Kauffman.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the Speaker has appointed the following conferees to act with a like committee from the Senate on SCS for HCS for HB 3, as amended: Representatives: Lumpe, Williams D. (121), Franklin, Cooper, Kauffman.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the Speaker has appointed the following conferees to act with a like committee from the Senate on SCS for HCS for HB 4: Representatives: Lumpe, Williams D. (121), Green, Legan, Vogel.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the Speaker has appointed the following conferees to act with a like committee from the Senate on SCS for HCS for HB 5, as amended: Representatives: Lumpe, Williams D. (121), Green, Legan, Vogel.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the Speaker has appointed the following conferees to act with a like committee from the Senate on SCS for HCS for HB 6, as amended: Representatives: Lumpe, Williams D. (121), Tate, Graham J. (106), Cooper.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the Speaker has appointed the following conferees to act with a like committee from the Senate on SCS for HCS for HB 7, as amended: Representatives: Lumpe, Williams D. (121), Tate, McClelland, Cooper.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the Speaker has appointed the following conferees to act with a like committee from the Senate on SCS for HCS for HB 8, as amended: Representatives: Lumpe, Williams D. (121), Franklin, Shields, Cooper.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the Speaker has appointed the following conferees to act with a like committee from the Senate on SCS for HCS for HB 9, as amended: Representatives: Lumpe, Williams D. (121), Lakin, Kelley (47), Chrismer.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the Speaker has appointed the following conferees to act with a like committee from the Senate on SCS for HCS for HB 10: Representatives: Lumpe, Carter, Schilling, Shields, Burton.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the Speaker has appointed the following conferees to act with a like committee from the Senate on SCS for HCS for HB 11: Representatives: Lumpe, Williams D. (121), Lakin, Kelley P. (47), Chrismer.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the Speaker has appointed the following conferees to act with a like committee from the Senate on SCS for HCS for HB 12, as amended: Representatives: Lumpe, Green, Franklin, Hegeman, Legan.

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

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

     Senator Flotron moved that SB 108, with SCA 1, be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SCA 1 was taken up.

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

     Senator Flotron offered SA 1:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

     Amend Senate Bill No. 108, Page 1, Section 305.230, Line 1, by inserting immediately before said line the following:

     "43.265. There is hereby created in the state treasury the "Highway Patrol's Motor Vehicle and Aircraft Revolving Fund", which shall be administered by the superintendent of the highway patrol. All funds received by the highway patrol from [government agencies for purchase of highway patrol motor vehicles and from any other source for the purchase of highway patrol aircraft or aircraft parts shall be credited to the fund.]:

     (1) Government agencies for purchase of highway patrol motor vehicles;

     (2) Any other source for the purchase of highway patrol aircraft or aircraft parts; and

     (3) Government agencies for the reimbursement of costs associated with aircraft flights flown on their behalf by the highway patrol;

shall be credited to the fund. The state treasurer is the custodian of the fund and shall approve disbursements from the fund subject to appropriation and as provided by law and the constitution of this state at the request of the superintendent of the highway patrol. The balances from this fund shall be used for the purchase of highway patrol motor vehicles, highway patrol aircraft or aircraft parts and for no other purpose. Any unexpended balance in fund at the end of the fiscal year shall be exempt from the provisions of section [33.808,] 33.080, RSMo, relating to the transfer of unexpended balances to the general revenue fund."; and

     Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

     Senator Flotron moved that the above amendment be adopted.

     Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

     At the request of Senator Flotron, SB 108, with SA 1 (pending), was placed on the Informal Calendar.

RESOLUTIONS

     Senator Schneider offered the following resolution, which was adopted:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 629

     WHEREAS, the Missouri Senate is proud to recognize exceptionally dedicated young athletes who have exemplified the highest attributes of competitive achievement: the 1996-1997 Christian Brothers College (CBC) High School Boys Basketball Team; and

     WHEREAS, the CBC Cadets brought honor to their school and community by capturing the Class 4A Basketball Championship with a convincing 51-35 win over Truman at Columbia on March 15, 1997; and

     WHEREAS, this impressive victory marked the first CBC state basketball title since 1963, and culminated a highly successful 28-4 season which tied the school win record; and

     WHEREAS, during the exciting 1997 State Tournament, the Cadets demonstrated the perseverance, determination, and winning spirit that characterized their success all season long while admirably representing their school both on and off the court which included First Place honors in the Bass Pro Tourney of Champions; and

     WHEREAS, the Cadets attained their level of success because of coaching prowess provided by Head Coach Bob McCormack and his assistant Kevin Grawer, who successfully led their players to perform to their fullest potential; and

     WHEREAS, the Missouri Senate has the highest regard for our 1996-1997 State Champion Cadets: Aaron Bartoni, Mike Gregory, Eric Guynn, Colin Hadican, Larry Hughes, Ryan Johnson, Jeff Lauck, Don Lee, Tim McDoniel, Matt Prewitt, Dan Sheahan, Bob Sheehan, Marc Stricker, Justin Tatum, Mike Van Hee and Managers Tim Peters and Brian Youngberg; and

     WHEREAS, special congratulations is extended to Justin Tatum and Larry Hughes for their recruitment to play in conference U.S.A. at St. Louis University and for the honors earned by Larry Hughes as a McDonald and Parade All American, member of the 1997 Junior Select Team, and Kentucky Derby All Star, who broke twenty-five school records:

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we, the members of the Missouri Senate, Eighty-ninth General Assembly, hereby join unanimously in extending our warmest and most hearty congratulations to all the dedicated coaches and players of the CBC High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team upon this truly momentous State Championship victory, and further extend to them our very best wishes for continued success; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate be instructed to prepare a properly inscribed copy of this resolution for the 1996-97 CBC High School Cadets Varsity Basketball Squad.

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

     Senator Flotron moved that SB 108, with SA 1 (pending), be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SA 1 was again taken up.

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

     Senator Ehlmann offered SA 2:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

     Amend Senate Bill No. 108, Page 4, Section 305.230, Line 89, by adding immediately after said line the following:

     "305.275. 1. The St. Louis Metropolitan Independent Regional Aviation authority is hereby created and whose purpose shall be to plan for and develop a modern and regional aviation system in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.

     2. The Mayor of the City of St. Louis, the county executive of St. Louis County, the county executive of St. Charles County and the county commissions of Jefferson and Franklin Counties, with the advice and consent of their respective governing bodies shall each appoint one member to the authority for each one hundred thirty thousand residents in the city or county according to the latest decennial census. In no event shall any appointing authority for a city or county appoint a majority of the members of the commission. The first, third and fifth members initially appointed by an appointing authority shall be appointed for a term of four years. The second, fourth and sixth initial members shall be appointed for a term of two years. Appointments subsequent to the initial appointments shall be for a term of four years. Each member shall be subject to removal by the appointing authority.

     3. Any fraction of a year shall be considered a full year and each member's term of office shall expire on the appropriate fifteenth day of January, but he shall continue to hold office until his successor is appointed and qualified. One more than one-half of the members of the authority shall constitute a quorum. Vacancies occurring in the membership shall be filled by appointment by the person making the original appointment for the unexpired remainder of the term. The authority membership shall elect a member to serve as chairman.

     4. No person shall be appointed to the authority who is an elected official of the state of Missouri or any political subdivision thereof. No person shall be appointed to the authority who is actively engaged or employed in commercial aeronautics.

     5. The members of the authority shall receive as compensation for their services twenty-five dollars per day for the time spent in the performance of their official duties, and also their necessary traveling and other expenses incurred while actually engaged in the discharge of their official duties.

     6. Each member shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, take and subscribe the constitutional oath of office. At such time as federal funds are received or revenue bonds are issued, each member shall give bond in the penal sum of one hundred thousand dollars conditioned upon the faithful performance of his duties and the bond shall be filed in the office of the Missouri secretary of state. The cost of the bond shall be paid by the authority.

     7. The authority shall have the power to plan and coordinate the development and operation of all airports in that part of the St. Louis metropolitan located in the State of Missouri, and to cooperate with any corresponding authority in the State of Illinois, and shall have such powers as necessary to achieve such purposes."; and

     Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

     Senator Ehlmann moved that the above amendment be adopted.

     Senator Banks raised the point of order that SA 2 is out of order in that the amendment goes beyond the scope and intent of the original bill.

     The point of order was referred to the President Pro Tem, who ruled it well taken.

     Senator Ehlmann offered SA 3:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3

     Amend Senate Bill No. 108, Page 4, Section 305.230, Line 89, by adding immediately after said line the following:

     "305.275. 1. The St. Louis Metropolitan Independent Regional Aviation authority is hereby created and whose purpose shall be to plan for and develop a modern and regional aviation system in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.

     2. The Mayor of the City of St. Louis, the county executive of St. Louis County, the county executive of St. Charles County and the county commissions of Jefferson and Franklin Counties, with the advice and consent of their respective governing bodies shall each appoint one member to the authority for each one hundred thirty thousand residents in the city or county according to the latest decennial census. In no event shall any appointing authority for a city or county appoint a majority of the members of the commission. The first, third and fifth members initially appointed by an appointing authority shall be appointed for a term of four years. The second, fourth and sixth initial members shall be appointed for a term of two years. Appointments subsequent to the initial appointments shall be for a term of four years. Each member shall be subject to removal by the appointing authority.

     3. Any fraction of a year shall be considered a full year and each member's term of office shall expire on the appropriate fifteenth day of January, but he shall continue to hold office until his successor is appointed and qualified. One more than one-half of the members of the authority shall constitute a quorum. Vacancies occurring in the membership shall be filled by appointment by the person making the original appointment for the unexpired remainder of the term. The authority membership shall elect a member to serve as chairman.

     4. No person shall be appointed to the authority who is an elected official of the state of Missouri or any political subdivision thereof. No person shall be appointed to the authority who is actively engaged or employed in commercial aeronautics.

     5. The members of the authority shall receive as compensation for their services twenty-five dollars per day for the time spent in the performance of their official duties, and also their necessary traveling and other expenses incurred while actually engaged in the discharge of their official duties.

     6. The authority shall have the power to plan and coordinate the development and operation of all airports in that part of the St. Louis metropolitan located in the State of Missouri, and to cooperate with any corresponding authority in the State of Illinois, and shall have such powers as necessary to achieve such purposes. The General Assembly may appropriate funds for the operation of the authority.".

     Senator Ehlmann moved that the above amendment be adopted.

     President Pro Tem McKenna resumed the Chair.

     Senator Banks raised the point of order that SA 3 is out of order in that the amendment goes beyond the scope and intent of the bill.

     President Pro Tem McKenna ruled the point of order not well taken.

     SA 3 was again taken up.

     Senator Ehlmann moved that the above amendment be adopted, which motion failed on a standing division vote.

     On motion of Senator Flotron, SB 108, as amended, was declared perfected and ordered printed.

     Senator DePasco moved that SJR 13 be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     On motion of Senator DePasco, SJR 13 was declared perfected and ordered printed.

     Senator Maxwell moved that SJR 11, with SCS, be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SCS for SJR 11, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 11

     Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 37(e) of article III of the Constitution of Missouri relating to powers of the legislature by adding thereto three new sections relating to the issuance of bonds for water pollution control.

     Was taken up.

     Senator Maxwell moved that SCS for SJR 11 be adopted.

     Senator Flotron offered SS for SCS for SJR 11, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 11

     Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 37(e) of article III, of the Constitution of Missouri, by adding thereto three new sections, and an amendment amending article VI, of the Constitution of Missouri, by adding one new section, relating to water pollution control.

     Senator Flotron moved that SS for SCS for SJR 11 be adopted.

     At the request of Senator Maxwell, SJR 11, with SCS and SS for SCS (pending), was placed on the Informal Calendar.

     Senator Wiggins moved that SB 5, with SCS, be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SCS for SB 5, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 5

     An Act to repeal section 313.817, RSMo 1994, relating to excursion gambling boats, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

     Was taken up.

     Senator Wiggins moved that SCS for SB 5 be adopted.

     At the request of Senator Wiggins, SB 5, with SCS (pending), was placed on the Informal Calendar.

     On motion of Senator Quick, the Senate recessed until 3:00 p.m.

RECESS

     The time of recess having expired, the Senate was called to order by President Pro Tem McKenna.

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

     Senator Maxwell moved that SJR 11, with SCS and SS for SCS (pending), be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SS for SCS for SJR 11 was again taken up.

     Senator Flotron offered SA 1:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

     Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Joint Resolution No. 11, Page 14, Section 30(c), Line 4 of said page, by striking the following: "may engage in those activities"; and

     Further amend said bill, page and section, lines 5 and 6 of said page, by striking all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "which adopts or has adopted a charter for its own government, shall have all powers which the general assembly of the state of Missouri has authority to confer upon such entity, provided such powers are consistent with the constitution of this state and are not limited or denied either by the charter so adopted or by statute".

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

     Senator Flotron moved that SS for SCS for SJR 11, as amended, be adopted, which motion prevailed.

     On motion of Senator Maxwell, SS for SCS for SJR 11, as amended, was declared perfected and ordered printed.

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

     HB 244, introduced by Representative Hosmer, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 304.022, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to motor vehicles, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

     Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up by Senator House.

     On motion of Senator House, HB 244 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksCaskeyChildersClay
DePascoEhlmannFlotronGoode
GravesHouseHowardJacob
JohnsonKenneyKinderKlarich
LybyerMathewsonMaxwellMcKenna
MuellerQuickRohrbachRussell
SimsSingletonStaplesWestfall
WigginsYeckel--30
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
BentleyCurlsSchneider--3
Absent with leave--Senators--Scott--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     HB 123, introduced by Representative Howerton, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 302.130, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to motor vehicles, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

     Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up by Senator Klarich.

     On motion of Senator Klarich, HB 123 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSimsSingletonStaples
WestfallWigginsYeckel--31
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
CurlsSchneider--2
Absent with leave--Senators--Scott--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     HB 150, introduced by Representative Gaskill, entitled:

     An Act relating to the conveyance of certain real property by the department of natural resources located in McDonald County.

     Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up by Senator Singleton.

     Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

     On motion of Senator Singleton, HB 150 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayCurlsDePascoEhlmann
FlotronGoodeGravesHouse
HowardJacobJohnsonKenney
KinderKlarichLybyerMathewson
MaxwellMcKennaMuellerQuick
RohrbachRussellSchneiderSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Scott--1

     The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

     Senator McKenna moved that SB 466 be called from the Informal Calendar and taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     Senator McKenna offered SS for SB 466, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 466

     An Act to amend chapter 67, RSMo, by adding thereto three new sections relating to sports complex authorities, with an emergency clause.

     Senator McKenna moved that SS for SB 466 be adopted.

     Senator Clay offered SA 1, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

     Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Bill No. 466, Page 3, Section 67.599, Line 1 of said page, by inserting immediately after the numeral "67.599." the following: "1."; and

     Further amend said bill, Page 3, Section 67.599, Line 11 of said page, by inserting immediately after all of said line the following:

     "2. The authority shall enforce and administer, and every league, club and franchise shall comply with, mandatory public ownership at no less than forty-nine percent of such league, club or franchise. No league, club or franchise shall receive any public moneys, services or any other items of value from any public entity unless such league, club or franchise complies with the provisions of this subsection. The authority shall include in its annual report made pursuant to subsection 1 of this section the status of compliance of every league, club and franchise with the provisions of this subsection.".

     Senator Clay moved that the above amendment be adopted.

     At the request of Senator McKenna, SB 466, with SS and SA 1 (pending), was placed on the Informal Calendar.

     Senator House moved that SB 258 and SB 228, with SCS (pending), be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SCS for SBs 258 and 228 was again taken up.

     Senator Johnson offered SA 1, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

     Amend Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 258 and 228, Page 8, Section 67.1260, Lines 1-9, by striking all of said section; and

     Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

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

     Senator Ehlmann offered SA 2:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

     Amend Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 258 and 228, Page 4, Section 67.457, Lines 62-65, by striking all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"of a [city or] charter county of the first classification may create a neighborhood improvement district when a proper petition has been signed by the owners of record of at least two-thirds by area of all real property located within such proposed district. The governing body of a city or county other than a charter county of the first classification may create a neighborhood improvement district when a proper petition has been signed by at least two-thirds of the owners of record of all real property located within such proposed district. However, if the proposed improvement".

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

     Senator House moved that SCS for SBs 258 and 228, as amended, be adopted, which motion prevailed.

     On motion of Senator House, SCS for SBs 258 and 228, as amended, was declared perfected and ordered printed.

     Senator McKenna moved that SB 466, with SS and SA 1 (pending), be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SA 1 was again taken up.

     At the request of Senator Clay, the above amendment was withdrawn.

     Senator Clay offered SA 2:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

     Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Bill No. 466, Page 3, Section 67.599, Line 6 of said page, by inserting immediately after the word "areas" the following: ", and shall include the study and review of any maintenance services for such leagues, clubs or franchises under contract or otherwise applicable, and shall include the study, review and exploration of public ownership, in whole or in part, of such leagues, clubs or franchises".

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

     Senator Goode offered SA 3:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3

     Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Bill No. 466, Page 1, Section 67.598, Line 8 of said page, by striking the word "five" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "seven"; and

     Further amend said bill, page and section, line 13, by striking "three" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "five"; and

     Further amend said bill, page and section, line 15, by striking "one name" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "two names"; and

     Further amend said bill, page and section, line 19, by striking the following: "two names from such panel" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "one name each from St. Charles County, Franklin County and Jefferson County".

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

     Senator Goode offered SA 4:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 4

     Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Bill No. 466, Page 3, Section 67.599, Line 11, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

     "Section 1. Any new state or local tax or the reallocation of any existing state or local tax or other source of revenue used or to be used to fund the building, maintenance or rehabilitation of any sports stadium which is a proper subject of study by the St. Louis Regional Sports Complex Authority shall be submitted for approval or rejection to the voters of the political subdivision, including the state of Missouri, which is or will be authorizing, collecting, or expending the tax revenues for such use."; and

     Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

     Senator Goode moved that the above amendment be adopted.

     Senator Goode offered SSA 1 for SA 4, which was read:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 1 FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 4

     Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Bill No. 466, Page 3, Section 67.599, Line 11, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

     "Section 1. Any new state or local tax or the reallocation of any existing state or local tax or other source of revenue used or to be used to fund the building, maintenance or rehabilitation of any sports stadium which is a proper subject of study by the St. Louis Regional Sports Complex Authority shall be prohibited and the authority shall have no authority to seek such funds."; and

     Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

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

     Senator Mathewson assumed the Chair.

     SA 4 was again taken up.

     Senator Goode offered SSA 2 for SA 4, which was read:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 2 FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 4

     Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Bill No. 466, Page 3, Section 67.599, Line 11, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

     "Section 1. No use of public revenue is authorized by this act and any new state or local tax or the reallocation of any existing state or local tax or other source of revenue used or to be used to fund the building, maintenance or rehabilitation of any sports stadium which is a proper subject of study by the St. Louis Regional Sports Complex Authority shall be submitted for approval or rejection to the voters of the political subdivision, including the state of Missouri, which is or will be authorizing, collecting, or expending the tax revenues for such use."; and

     Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

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

     Senator McKenna moved that SS for SB 466, as amended, be adopted, which motion prevailed.

     On motion of Senator McKenna, SS for SB 466, as amended, was declared perfected and ordered printed.

     Senator Schneider moved that SB 386 and SB 372, with SCS (pending), be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SCS for SBs 386 and 372 was again taken up.

     Senator Schneider offered SS for SCS for SBs 386 and 372, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILLS NOS. 386 and 372

     An Act to repeal sections 536.017, 536.021 and 536.022, RSMo 1994, and sections 536.025 and 536.050, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to administrative rulemaking, and to enact in lieu thereof seven new sections relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

     Senator Schneider moved that SS for SCS for SBs 386 and 372 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

     On motion of Senator Schneider, SS for SCS for SBs 386 and 372 was declared perfected and ordered printed.

     Senator Schneider moved that SB 404, with SCS, be called from the Informal Calendar and taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SCS for SB 404, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 404

     An Act to repeal section 477.010, RSMo 1994, relating to the supreme court, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

     Was taken up.

     Senator Schneider moved that SCS for SB 404 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

     On motion of Senator Schneider, SCS for SB 404 was declared perfected and ordered printed.

     Senator Caskey moved that SB 360, with SS No. 2, SA 1 and SSA 1 for SA 1 (pending), be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

     SSA 1 for SA 1 was again taken up.

     At the request of Senator House, the above substitute amendment was withdrawn.

     Senator House offered SSA 2 for SA 1:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 2

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

     Amend Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Bill No. 360, Page 14, Section 162.081, Line 25 of said page, by inserting immediately after the word "education" the following: "or has a fiscal instructional ratio of efficiency which is more than seven percent below the statewide average fiscal instructional ratio of efficiency for two successive school years as determined by the state board of education"; and

     Further amend said bill, page 22, section 162.1060, line 3 of said page, by inserting immediately after the word "residence" the following: "plus the per eligible pupil share of funds received by the district of residence pursuant to paragraph (b) of subdivision (2) of subsection 2 of section 166.275, RSMo,"; and

     Further amend said bill, page 25, section 163.011, line 26 of said page, by striking the following: "excluding student"; and

     Further amend said bill, page and section, line 27 of said page, by striking all of said line and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "plus the cost of"; and

     Further amend said bill, page and section, line 28 of said page, by striking the following: "cost of purchased services and"; and

     Further amend said bill and section, page 26, line 4, of said page, by striking all of said line and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "and placed in the teacher's or incidental funds;"; and

     Further amend said bill, page 37, section 163.031, line 21, of said page, by striking the following: "and provided that the proration"; and further amend lines 22 to 28 of said page, by striking all of said lines; and

     Further amend said bill and section, page 38, lines 1-4 of said page, by striking all of said lines; and further amend line 5 of said page, by striking the following: "with a proration factor of no less than one"; and

     Further amend said bill and section, Page 38, Line 18 of said page, by striking the word "for"; and further amend lines 19 to 28, by striking all of said lines; and

     Further amend said bill and section, page 39, lines 1-12, by striking all of said line; and further amend line 13, by striking the following: "received by the district for operating purposes;"; and

     Further amend said bill and section, Page 40, Line 9 of said page, by striking the following: "[14] 14(a)" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "14"; and

     Further amend said bill and section, Page 40, Line 20 of said page, by striking the following: "Payments made pursuant to line 14(b) of subsection"; and further amend lines 21 and 22, by striking all of said lines; and

     Further amend said bill and section, Page 45, Line 12 of said page, by striking the following: "[14.] 14(a)." and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "14."; and

     Further amend said bill and section, Page 45, Lines 18 to 28 of said page, by striking all of said lines; and

     Further amend said bill and section, page 46, lines 1 to 13 of said page, by striking all of said lines; and

     Further amend said bill, Page 66, Section 166.260, Line 18 of said page, by striking the following: "1."; and further amend Line 21 of said page, by striking the following: "(a)" and

     Further amend said bill, Page 68, Section 166.260, Lines 7 to 28 of said page, by striking all of said lines; and

     Further amend said bill, Page 69, Section 166.260, Lines 1 to 28 of said page, by striking all of said lines; and

     Further amend said bill, Page 70, Section 166.260, Lines 1 to 20 of said page, by striking all of said lines; and

     Further amend said bill, Pages 70-72, Section 166.275, by striking all of said section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

     "166.275. 1. Any amount of the difference by which the total amount appropriated by the state to school districts, in accordance with a judgment or order based on the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States, for fiscal year 1997 is less than the amount appropriated for the same purpose in fiscal year 1994 in addition to any unexpended appropriation for the 1996 fiscal year that results in additional unobligated resources for the state in fiscal year 1997 shall be transferred to the state school moneys fund and distributed in the manner provided in section 163.031, RSMo.

     2. If the total amount appropriated by the state to school districts, in accordance with a judgment or order based on the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States, for fiscal year 1998 [1996] or any subsequent fiscal year is less than the amount appropriated for the same purpose in fiscal year 1997 [1994], any amount of the difference, in addition to any unexpended appropriation for the prior fiscal year that results in additional unobligated resources for the state beginning in fiscal year 1998 [1997, necessary to fund the district entitlements under section 163.031, RSMo, with a district entitlement proration factor no less than one, shall be transferred to the state school moneys fund and distributed in the manner provided in section 163.031, RSMo] shall be distributed as follows:

     (1) Fifty percent of such amount shall be used for increased funding of: transportation aid distributed pursuant to section 163.161, RSMo, special education aid provided pursuant to section 162.975, RSMo, gifted education aid provided pursuant to section 162.975, RSMo, vocational education entitlements provided pursuant to section 167.332, RSMo, educational and screening program aid provided pursuant to sections 178.691 to 178.699, RSMo, reimbursement of district costs for purchase of academic performance assessment materials administered pursuant to section 160.518, RSMo, aid for alternative schools pursuant to sections 167.320 to 167.332, RSMo, grants to A+ schools and scholarships provided pursuant to section 160.545, RSMo, and grants provided for capital projects provided from the school building revolving fund pursuant to section 166.300, RSMo, provided that such funding increases shall be uniform in proportion to the prior year's appropriation, if any, except that an increase of no less than two million dollars shall be appropriated for A+ schools pursuant to section 160.545, RSMo, and an increase of no less than two million dollars shall be appropriated for alternative schools pursuant to sections 167.320 to 167.332, RSMo, and, in addition to the funds transferred to the school building revolving fund pursuant to section 160.534, RSMO, no less than ten million dollars shall be appropriated annually pursuant to this subdivision to the school building revolving fund;

     (2) For the remaining fifty percent:

     (a) For each fiscal year before and including the fiscal year in which a final judgment as to the state of Missouri and its officials is entered in a case which subjects a school district to the federal court's jurisdiction, which school district was subject to a federal court's jurisdiction on the effective date of this section, such amount shall be annually transferred to the school desegregation transition fund which is hereby created in the state treasury and a proportionate share shall be placed in a separate subaccount for each case from which such savings were realized; and

     (b) Beginning with the first fiscal year following the fiscal year in which a final judgment as to the state of Missouri and its officials is entered in a case which subjects a school district to the federal court's jurisdiction, which school district was subject to the federal court's jurisdiction on the effective date of this section, a portion of such amount of savings realized from the case in which the school district was a defendant shall, except as otherwise provided in this section, be distributed back to such defendant school district according to the following schedule:

     a. One hundred percent during the first and second fiscal years;

     b. Eighty percent during the third and fourth fiscal years;

     c. Sixty percent during the fifth and sixth fiscal years;

     d. Forty percent during the seventh and eighth fiscal years;

     e. Twenty percent during the ninth and tenth fiscal years; and

     f. Zero percent during the eleventh and all subsequent fiscal years,

and the remainder, including any amounts remaining due to reductions of payments otherwise specified in subparagraphs a to f of this paragraph, shall be annually transferred to the state school moneys fund and distributed in the manner provided in section 163.031, RSMo;

     (c) All funds accumulated in a defendant school district's subaccount of the school desegregation transition fund pursuant to paragraph (a) of this subdivision shall be distributed to that defendant school district during the first fiscal year in which funds are distributed to that defendant school district pursuant to paragraph (b) of this subdivision, except that, in the case of a defendant school district located in a city not within a county, such funds shall be distributed to that defendant school district in the fiscal year in which such savings are realized, and such funds may be used by the school district for any lawful purpose, including capital projects purposes;

     (3) Except as otherwise provided in this section, funds received by a defendant school district pursuant to paragraph (b) or (c) of subdivision (2) of this subsection, other than those distributed pursuant to section 163.031, RSMo, shall first be used, to the extent necessary, to reduce class sizes for each grade to no more than the following fraction of the desirable class size established for such grade level by the state board of education: for kindergarten through grade six, seventy-five percent of the desirable class size; and for grade seven through grade twelve, one hundred percent of the desirable class size; and then to comply with the following requirements:

     (a) The district shall submit, biannually, a personnel assignment plan detailing how each student will have contact with tutors and teachers in small group settings in elementary and middle schools, and with counselors for multiple years in secondary schools;

     (b) The district shall establish a reading tutoring program if less than eighty percent of the students are reading at or above grade level;

     (c) The district shall establish an individual education plan for each pupil in second, third, fourth or fifth grade who is not performing at or above grade level in mathematics or reading.

     3. No district shall continue to receive funding pursuant to paragraph (b) of subdivision (2) of subsection 2 of this section after the fifth fiscal year such funds are received by the district unless the percentage of the district's students scoring at or above the proficiency level on the statewide assessment established pursuant to section 160.518, RSMo, is within five percent of the percentage of students statewide scoring at or above the proficiency level for such assessment in the fifth fiscal year the district receives such funds. The department shall deduct from a school district's state aid calculated pursuant to section 163.031, RSMo, an amount equal to the amount of any funds received the previous year by a school district pursuant to paragraph (b) of subdivision (2) of subsection 2 of this section which funds the department determines were used for purposes other than those specified for such funds pursuant to this section.

     4. The percentage of payment specified pursuant to subparagraphs a to f of paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 of subsection 2 of this section shall be reduced by the difference of the fiscal year 1997 statewide average fiscal instructional ratio of efficiency minus the district's fiscal instructional ratio of efficiency for the preceding year, if the district's fiscal instructional ratio is at least five percent below the fiscal year 1997 statewide average.

     5. For the purposes of this section, "final judgment" shall only include a judgment which disposes of all claims involving the state of Missouri and its officials and for which final disposition of all appeals has been rendered."; and

     Further amend said bill, pages 73 to 77, section 166.300, by striking all of said section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

     "166.300. 1. [As used in this section, the following words and phrases shall mean:

     (1) "Capital improvement projects", expenditures for lands or existing buildings, improvements of grounds, construction of buildings, additions to buildings, remodeling of buildings and initial equipment purchases;

     (2) "School facility", a structure dedicated primarily to housing teachers and students in the instructional process, but shall not include buildings dedicated primarily to administrative and support functions within the school.

     2.] There is hereby created a revolving fund to be known as the "School Building Revolving Fund". Such moneys as may be appropriated to the fund shall be deposited into the school building revolving fund. The state treasurer shall invest the monies appropriated for this fund and interest earned until such time as needed to make the grants to the various districts of the state in the manner prescribed in subsections 4 and 5 of sections 30.260, RSMo. [After] When a fund balance has been established, the state board of education shall annually allocate the full amount transferred into the fund during the fiscal year plus the interest earned on such amount as grants to the various school districts of the state which paid interest on general obligation bonds during the previous fiscal year [by prior years' deposits and interest, school districts may submit requests for loans and grants from the revolving fund for specific projects consistent with rules and regulations of the state board of education and subsection 3 of this section, except that no school district may be permitted to receive a loan from the school building revolving fund without first submitting a long-range capital improvements plan] The payments to the various districts shall be made during the school year following the year for which the allocation is calculated..

     [3.] 2. To be eligible for loans or grants authorized by this section:

     (1) A school district shall meet the minimum criteria for state aid and for increases in state aid established pursuant to section 163.021, RSMo;

     (2) A school district shall [provide a program which is] be accredited or provisionally accredited by the state board of education for grades kindergarten through twelve or shall be accredited or provisionally accredited and provide for attendance of its students in a district or districts which is or are accredited or provisionally accredited for grade levels not offered in the district of domicile. [; and

     (3) A school district shall not incur a total debt, including short-term debt and bonded indebtedness in excess of ten percent of the guaranteed tax base for the current payment year multiplied by the number of eligible pupils in the district in the preceding year.

     4. If the balance in the school building revolving fund is insufficient to fund project plans for capital improvements, applications shall be funded based upon a priority ranking. Ranking of the projects shall be based upon the following variables:

     (1) A rating of provisionally accredited or unaccredited as determined by the state board of education pursuant to section 161.092, RSMo, based upon the condition and adequacy of facilities pursuant to section 163.023, RSMo, and section 160.538, RSMo;

     (2) Equalized assessed valuation per eligible pupil;

     (3) Increasing enrollment;

     (4) Age or condition of facility; and

     (5) Building destruction due to fire or natural disaster.

     5. The state board of education shall promulgate, by rule, the methodology for prioritizing projects based upon these variables.]

     3. Grants to the districts shall be calculated in the following manner: the money appropriated to the school building revolving fund and interest earned shall be divided by the total eligible interest paid on general obligation bonds by all school districts as reported on the preceding year's annual secretary of the board report to the state board of education. The resulting percentage multiplied by each school district's eligible interest payment shall be the district's grant entitlement.".

     Senator House moved that the above substitute amendment be adopted.

     Senator Johnson resumed the Chair.

     President Pro Tem McKenna resumed the Chair.

     President Wilson assumed the Chair.

     President Pro Tem McKenna resumed the Chair.

     Senator Caskey requested a roll call vote be taken on the adoption of SSA 2 for SA 1 and was joined in his request by Senators Bentley, Ehlmann, Maxwell and Singleton.

     Senator Ehlmann offered SA 1 to SSA 2 for SA 1, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 2

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

     Amend Senate Substitute Amendment No. 2 for Senate Amendment No. 1 to Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Bill No. 360, Page 72, Section 166.275, Line 24 of said page, by inserting at the end of said line the following: "Other provisions of this section to the contrary not-withstanding, for the third fiscal year in which funds are distributed pursuant to this subdivision and thereafter, all such funds shall be transferred to the general revenue fund.".

     Senator Ehlmann moved that the above amendment be adopted.

     Senator Caskey raised the point of order that SA 1 to SSA 2 for SA 1 is out of order in that it is in the third degree.

     At the request of Senator Ehlmann, SA 1 to SSA 2 for SA 1 was withdrawn, rendering the point of order moot.

     Senator Ehlmann offered SA 2 to SSA 2 for SA 1, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 2

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

     Amend Senate Substitute Amendment No. 2 for Senate Amendment No. 1 to Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Bill No. 360, Page 6, Line 14 of said page, by inserting at the end of said line the following: "Other provisions of this section to the contrary notwithstanding, for the third fiscal year in which funds are distributed pursuant to this subdivision and thereafter, all such funds shall be transferred to the general revenue fund.".

     Senator Ehlmann moved that the above amendment be adopted.

     At the request of Senator Ehlmann, SA 2 to SSA 2 for SA 1 was withdrawn.

     Senator Mathewson resumed the Chair.

     Senator Singleton offered SA 3 to SSA 2 for SA 1, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 2

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

     Amend Senate Substitute Amendment No. 2 for Senate Amendment No. 1 to Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Bill No. 360, Page 6, Line 14 of said page, by inserting at the end of said line the following: "Other provisions of this section to the contrary notwithstanding, for the third fiscal year in which funds are distributed pursuant to this subdivision and thereafter, all such funds shall be transferred to the general revenue fund.".

     Senator Singleton moved that the above amendment be adopted.

     Senator House requested a roll call vote be taken on the adoption of SA 3 to SSA 2 for SA 1 and was joined in his request by Senators Maxwell, Singleton, Rohrbach and Russell.

     SA 3 to SSA 2 for SA 1 failed of adoption by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
ChildersEhlmannGravesKinder
RohrbachRussellSingletonWestfall
Yeckel--9
Nays--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyClay
CurlsDePascoFlotronGoode
HouseHowardJacobJohnson
KenneyKlarichLybyerMathewson
MaxwellMuellerQuickSchneider
SimsStaplesWiggins--23
Absent--Senators--McKenna--1
Absent with leave--Senators--Scott--1

     Senator House moved that SSA 2 for SA 1 be adopted, which motion failed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
EhlmannGravesHouseKenney
RohrbachSingletonWestfall--7
Nays--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayCurlsDePascoFlotron
GoodeHowardJacobJohnson
KinderKlarichLybyerMathewson
MaxwellMuellerQuickRussell
SchneiderSimsStaplesWiggins
Yeckel--25
Absent--Senators--McKenna--1
Absent with leave--Senators--Scott--1

     At the request of Senator Caskey, SB 360, with SS No. 2 and SA 1 (pending), was placed on the Informal Calendar.

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 for SB 432; SCS for SJR 14; and SCS for SBs 49, 213, 130, 32, 235 and 221, begs leave to report that it has examined the same and finds that the bills and joint resolution have been truly perfected and that the printed copies furnished the Senators are correct.

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 HJR 14, entitled:

     Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 37(e) of article III of the Constitution of Missouri relating to powers of the legislature by adding thereto four new sections relating to the issuance of bonds for water pollution control.

     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 301, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 143.183, RSMo 1994, relating to state income tax revenues from certain nonresidents, 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.

MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR

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

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 16, 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:

     Hope E. Whitehead, 3235 Geyer Avenue, St. Louis City, Missouri 63104, as Supervisor of the Division of Liquor Control, for a term ending at the pleasure of the Governor; vice, Ruby L. Bonner, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

RESOLUTIONS

     Senator DePasco offered Senate Resolution No. 630, regarding the Ninetieth Birthday of Frances Duffy, Kansas City, which was adopted.

     Senator Flotron offered Senate Resolution No. 631, regarding Brian G. Quinn, Ballwin, which was adopted.

     Senator Klarich offered Senate Resolution No. 632, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Pfautsch, Sullivan, which was adopted.

     Senator Klarich offered Senate Resolution No. 633, regarding Downtown Washington, Inc., Washington, which was adopted.

     Senator Klarich offered Senate Resolution No. 634, regarding the St. John's Mercy Hospital Auxiliary, Washington, which was adopted.

     Senator Klarich offered Senate Resolution No. 635, regarding the City Hall in Washington, which was adopted.

     Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 636, regarding the One Hundredth Birthday of Lucy Little, Morehouse, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

     Senator Schneider introduced to the Senate, students from St. Thomas Apostle School, St. Louis; and Matthew Pitlyk, Paul Boudreau, Trisha Shelly and Julia Steyer were made honorary pages.

     Senator Mueller introduced to the Senate, Jimmy Haguewood, Valley Park.

     Senator Kenney introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, Dr. Donald Potts, Lee's Summit.

     Senator Johnson introduced to the Senate, Mayor Rex Wolfe, and his wife, Janet, Donnie Denney and Dannie Stanton, Bolckow.

     Senator Caskey introduced to the Senate, Gene Burden, Warrensburg.

     Senator Quick introduced to the Senate, Dr. Chris Sizemore, and his wife, Anne, David Fulk and Rob Eisele, Liberty.

     Senator Westfall introduced to the Senate, Brenda Friggle, Gary York, Char Hinman, and third and fourth grade students from Verona Elementary School, Verona.

     Senator Schneider introduced to the Senate, members of the Christian Brothers College High School Class 4A Basketball Championship team: Aaron Bartoni, Mike Gregory, Eric Guynn, Colin Hadican, Larry Hughes, Ryan Johnson, Jeff Lauck, Don Lee, Tim McDoniel, Matt Prewitt, Dan Sheahan, Bob Sheehan, Marc Stricker, Justin Tatum, Mike Van Hee, Tim Peters and Brian Youngberg; and Head Coach Bob McCormack and Assistant Coach, Kevin Grawer.

     Senator Klarich introduced to the Senate, ninety fourth grade students from Coleman Elementary School, Villa Ridge.

     Senator Rohrbach introduced to the Senate, Carolyn Adams, and twelve fourth grade students from Pilot Grove.

     Senator Yeckel introduced to the Senate, Dan and Marlene Fick, Ralph and Shirley Wolters and Ruth Nolle, St. Louis.

     Senator Banks introduced to the Senate, Mr. Joseph Hunt and members of the Cleveland High School CECH Program, St. Louis; and Angela Hatley, Tasha Smith, Kenyatta Outlaw, Termainia Hogan, Aryn Bostic, Amanda Hercules and Oscar Jenkins were made honorary pages.

     Senator Singleton introduced to the Senate, Paul Sims, Sue Smyth, and sophomore, junior and senior Government classes from College Heights Christian School, Joplin.

     Senator Jacob introduced to the Senate, Brownie Troop 391 from Grant Elementary School, Columbia; and Sophie Boehm, Lauren D'Agostino, Yun-Jeong Kim, Sascha Leuridan, Heather Gooch, Anna Neal and Hayley Craigmile were made honorary pages.

     Senator Rohrbach introduced to the Senate, Kelly Scott, Columbia.

     Senator Kinder introduced to the Senate, forty-five fifth, sixth and seventh grade students from St. Ambrose Catholic School, Chaffee.

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