Journal of the Senate

FIRST REGULAR SESSION


FIFTY-NINTH DAY--MONDAY, APRIL 28, 1997


     The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

     President Pro Tem McKenna in the Chair.

     The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

     Dear Lord, we know we have been blessed and it is time for us to be a blessing. We have been privileged and it is time to accept the responsibility that goes with privilege. It is time for us to give an accounting of what we have received in comparison to what we have given. We pray that You will help us to be good stewards. In Jesus Name we pray. Amen.

     The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited.

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

     The Journal for Thursday, April 24, 1997, was read and approved.

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

Present--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

RESOLUTIONS

     Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 721, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Mario Biagioli, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

     Senator Childers offered Senate Resolution No. 722, regarding Sue Mashburn, Ozark, which was adopted.

     Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 723, regarding Marcia Brandhorst, Springfield, which was adopted.

     Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 724, regarding Mandi Edwards, Billings, which was adopted.

     Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 725, regarding Sherrie Lewis, Bolivar, which was adopted.

     Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 726, regarding Sarah Padgett, Chestnut Ridge, which was adopted.

     Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 727, regarding Amy Page, Marshfield, which was adopted.

     Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 728, regarding Cassie Rogers, Billings, which was adopted.

     Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 729, regarding Chrissie Rogers, Billings, which was adopted.

     Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 730, regarding Janet Schneller, Monett, which was adopted.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

     Senator Sims offered the following concurrent resolution, which was referred to the Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions:

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 25

     WHEREAS, the health care industry has evolved into a new era of managed care, provider networks, delivery of services and outpatient sources; and

     WHEREAS, the Missouri General Assembly has an inherent duty to the citizens of this great state to assure those same citizens with quality health care, including mental health care at affordable prices; and

     WHEREAS, the mental health delivery system is affected by the same changes and stresses characteristic of the health care industry; and

     WHEREAS, an in-depth study must be made to determine the necessary improvements needed to provide such quality mental health care to Missouri's citizens:

     NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the members of the Missouri Senate of the Eighty-ninth General Assembly, the House of Representatives concurring therein, hereby establish the "Interim Mental Health Insurance Availability Committee" to be composed of seventeen members. The members shall consist of two state senators appointed by the President Pro Tem of the senate representing each political party, two state representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House representing each of the major political parties, the Director of the Department of Mental Health or his designee, the Executive Director of the Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan or his designee, and a member of the Mental Health Commission; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the President Pro Tem of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall also each appoint five individuals that will represent business and other purchasers of insurance; health insurers; consumers of mental health and substance abuse care; substance abuse treatment programs or providers of substance abuse treatment programs; and providers of mental health; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the committee shall make an in-depth study of health insurance coverage of mental illnesses and disorders and substance abuse care. The study shall include, but not be limited to, an analysis of the current availability and adequacy of such mental health care and its insurance coverage in Missouri, a review of coverage provided for such health care in other states, an analysis of actuarial and other data related to the cost of various models of insurance coverage of such health care, and recommendations that would lead to improved insurance coverage for such health care, and that such committee be authorized to function from October 1, 1997 to January 5, 1999; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the President Pro Tem of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint the members of the committee by September 1, 1997, and such committee shall meet within ten days of its establishment and organize by selecting a chairman and vice-chairman, one of whom shall be a member of the Senate and the other a member of the House of Representatives; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the committee shall prepare a report, together with its recommendations for any legislative action it deems necessary for submission to the Governor and General Assembly by January 5, 1998 and January 5, 1999; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the staff of Senate Research and House Research and the Committee on Legislative Research, shall provide such legal, research, clerical, technical and bill drafting services as the committee may require in the performance of its duties. The expenses of each staff shall be paid from the contingency fund of their respective departments; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Department of Mental Health shall be responsible for paying out of funds appropriated for such purposes the costs of any outside contractors necessary for the committee to complete its study and shall reimburse the members of the committee for necessary expenses in carrying out their duties; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Secretary of the Missouri Senate be instructed to prepare properly inscribed copies of this resolution for the Governor, the President Pro Tem of the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the Director of the Department of Mental Health.

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 was referred SS for SCS for SB 274, 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.

     Also,

     Mr. President: Your Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, to which was referred SB 70, begs leave to report that it has examined the same and finds that the bill has been duly enrolled and that the printed copies furnished the Senators are correct.

     Senator Howard, Chairman of the Committee on Aging, Families and Mental Health, submitted the following report:

     Mr. President: Your Committee on Aging, Families and Mental Health, to which was referred SB 467, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

     Senator Scott, Chairman of the Committee on State Budget Control, submitted the following report:

     Mr. President: Your Committee on State Budget Control, to which was referred SS for SCS for SB 168, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass.

SIGNING OF BILLS

     The President Pro Tem announced that all other business would be suspended and SCS for HCS for HB 356 and SB 70, having passed both branches of the General Assembly, would be read at length by the Secretary, and if no objections be made, the bills would be signed by the President Pro Tem to the end that they may become law. No objections being made, the bills were so read by the Secretary and signed by the President Pro Tem.

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

     HB 229, introduced by Representative Auer, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 94.645, RSMo 1994, and section 94.655, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to sales taxation, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

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

     On motion of Senator Scott, HB 229 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoFlotronGoode
GravesHouseHowardJacob
JohnsonKenneyKinderKlarich
LybyerMathewsonMaxwellMcKenna
MuellerQuickRohrbachRussell
SchneiderScottSimsSingleton
StaplesWestfallWigginsYeckel--32
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--Ehlmann--1
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     HB 124, introduced by Representatives Dougherty and Donovan, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 301.463, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to children's trust fund special license plates, 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 Caskey.

     On motion of Senator Caskey, HB 124 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     HB 769, introduced by Representative Relford, 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.

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

     On motion of Senator Mathewson, HB 769 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     HB 761, introduced by Representative Hartzler (123), entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 115.017, RSMo 1994, relating to election commissioners, 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 Caskey.

     On motion of Senator Caskey, HB 761 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     HB 734, with SCA 1, introduced by Representative Bauer, et al, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 115.121, RSMo 1994, relating to general and primary elections, 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 Clay.

     SCA 1 was taken up.

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

     On motion of Senator Clay, HB 734, as amended, was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

     The emergency clause was adopted by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

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

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

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

     HB 712, with SCA 1, introduced by Representative Tate, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 115.300, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to absentee ballots, 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 Johnson.

     SCA 1 was taken up.

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

     On motion of Senator Johnson, HB 712, as amended, was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     HB 612, introduced by Representative Auer, entitled:

     An Act to repeal sections 169.440 and 169.466, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to certain teacher and school employee retirement systems, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

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

     On motion of Senator Clay, HB 612 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     HB 590, introduced by Representative O'Toole, et al, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 87.170, RSMo 1994, relating to certain firemen's retirement and relief systems, 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 Scott.

     On motion of Senator Scott, HB 590 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     HB 526, with SCA 1, introduced by Representative Koller, et al, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 130.041, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to campaign financial disclosures, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

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

     SCA 1 was taken up.

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

     On motion of Senator Staples, HB 526, as amended, was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

     The emergency clause was adopted by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

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

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

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

     HB 169, introduced by Representative Skaggs, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 169.595, RSMo 1994, and sections 169.315, 169.326, 169.328, 169.570 and 169.577, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to the public school retirement systems, and to enact in lieu thereof six new sections relating to the same subject.

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

     On motion of Senator DePasco, HB 169 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     HB 626, introduced by Representative Liese, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 374.205, RSMo 1994, relating to Missouri department of insurance examination, 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 Scott.

     On motion of Senator Scott, HB 626 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BentleyCaskeyChildersClay
DePascoEhlmannFlotronGoode
GravesHouseHowardJacob
JohnsonKenneyKinderKlarich
LybyerMathewsonMaxwellMcKenna
MuellerQuickRohrbachRussell
SchneiderScottSimsSingleton
StaplesWestfallWigginsYeckel--32
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--Banks--1
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     HB 622, with SCA 1, introduced by Representatives Lakin and Fritts, entitled:

     An Act to repeal sections 376.562, 377.080 and 377.310, RSMo 1994, relating to certain charitable organizations, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to the same subject.

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

     SCA 1 was taken up.

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

     On motion of Senator Quick, HB 622, as amended, was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     HB 319, introduced by Representatives Fritts and Lakin, entitled:

     An Act to repeal sections 352.500 and 352.515, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to certain incorporated and nonincorporated entities, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

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

     On motion of Senator Caskey, HB 319 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

     SS for SCS for SB 168, introduced by Senator House, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 168

     An Act to repeal sections 143.105, 143.106, 143.107, 160.545, 163.161, 167.270, 167.275 and 174.125, RSMo 1994, and sections 166.275 and 167.117, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to education, and to enact in lieu thereof eight new sections relating to the same subject.

     Was taken up.

     On motion of Senator House, SS for SCS for SB 168 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
DePascoEhlmannFlotronGoode
GravesHouseKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--29
Nays--Senators
ClayHowardJacobJohnson--4
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--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 Schneider moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

     SS for SB 248, introduced by Senator Schneider, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 248

     An Act to repeal sections 217.730, 302.225, 374.715, 429.470, 429.490, 476.010, 476.050, 476.055, 477.010, 509.030, 511.500, 513.045, 543.335, 545.040, 545.050, 545.060, 545.070, 545.240, 545.270, RSMo 1994, sections 217.305, 302.020, 302.341, 477.600, 478.466, 488.015, 488.020, 512.050, 559.027, 559.029 and 577.051, RSMo Supp. 1996, sections 57.290, 67.133, 429.090, 429.120, 452.345, 476.053, 479.260 and 511.510, as both versions of such sections appear in RSMo Supp. 1996, and section 595.045, RSMo Supp. 1996, contained in house committee substitute for senate bill 769, truly agreed to and finally passed by the second regular session of the eighty-eighth general assembly, relating to courts, and to enact in lieu thereof forty-four new sections relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause and an expiration date for a certain section.

     Was taken up.

     On motion of Senator Schneider, SS for SB 248 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

     The emergency clause was adopted by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKlarich
LybyerMathewsonMaxwellMcKenna
MuellerQuickRohrbachRussell
SchneiderScottSimsSingleton
StaplesWestfallWigginsYeckel--32
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--Kinder--1
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

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

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

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

     SCS for SB 319, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 319

     An Act to repeal section 191.331, RSMo 1994, relating to newborn testing, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

     Was taken up by Senator Howard.

     On motion of Senator Howard, SCS for SB 319 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
DePascoEhlmannFlotronGoode
GravesHouseHowardJacob
JohnsonKenneyKinderKlarich
LybyerMathewsonMaxwellMcKenna
MuellerQuickRohrbachRussell
SchneiderScottSimsSingleton
WestfallWigginsYeckel--31
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
ClayStaples--2
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     SJR 13, introduced by Senator DePasco, et al, entitled:

     Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 50 of article III of the Constitution of Missouri relating to initiative petitions, and adopting one new section in lieu thereof relating to the same subject.

     Was taken up by Senator DePasco.

     On motion of Senator DePasco, SJR 13 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
DePascoFlotronGoodeHouse
HowardJacobJohnsonKlarich
LybyerMathewsonMaxwellMcKenna
MuellerQuickRohrbachRussell
SchneiderScottSimsSingleton
WigginsYeckel--26
Nays--Senators
EhlmannGravesKenneyKinder
Westfall--5
Absent--Senators
ClayStaples--2
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     SB 108, introduced by Senator Flotron, et al, entitled:

     An Act to repeal section 305.230, RSMo 1994, and section 43.265, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to airports, and to enact two new sections relating to the same subject.

     Was taken up.

     On motion of Senator Flotron, SB 108 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
DePascoEhlmannFlotronGoode
GravesHouseHowardJacob
JohnsonKenneyKinderKlarich
LybyerMathewsonMaxwellMcKenna
MuellerQuickRohrbachRussell
SchneiderScottSimsSingleton
StaplesWestfallWigginsYeckel--32
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--Clay--1
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     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.

     Was taken up by Senator Schneider.

     On motion of Senator Schneider, SS for SCS for SBs 386 and 372 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
CurlsDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Clay--1

     The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

     The emergency clause was adopted by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonWestfallWigginsYeckel--32
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--Staples--1
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

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

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

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

REFERRALS

     President Pro Tem McKenna referred SS for SCS for SB 274 to the Committee on State Budget Control.

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

     At the request of Senator Schneider, SCS for SB 404 was placed on the Informal Calendar.

     SCS for SBs 258 and 228, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILLS NOS. 258 and 228

     An Act to repeal sections 67.400, 67.455, 67.457, 67.459 and 67.461, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to certain political subdivisions, and to enact in lieu thereof eight new sections relating to the same subject.

     Was taken up by Senator House.

     On motion of Senator House, SCS for SBs 258 and 228 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonWestfallWigginsYeckel--32
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--Staples--1
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

     The President 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 McKenna moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

     SS for SB 466, introduced by Senator McKenna, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 466

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

     Was taken up.

     On motion of Senator McKenna, SS for SB 466 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
ChildersClayDePascoEhlmann
FlotronGravesHouseJacob
JohnsonKinderKlarichLybyer
MathewsonMaxwellMcKennaQuick
RussellSchneiderScottSims
StaplesWigginsYeckel--23
Nays--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyGoode
HowardKenneyMuellerRohrbach
SingletonWestfall--10
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President declared the bill passed.

     The emergency clause failed to receive the necessary two-thirds majority by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
ClayDePascoEhlmannGraves
HouseJacobJohnsonKinder
KlarichMathewsonMaxwellMcKenna
QuickRussellSchneiderScott
SimsStaplesWigginsYeckel--20
Nays--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
FlotronHowardKenneyLybyer
MuellerRohrbachSingletonWestfall--12
Absent--Senators--Goode--1
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

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

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

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

     SB 2, introduced by Senator Schneider, entitled:

     An Act to repeal sections 478.320 and 478.437, RSMo 1994, and section 487.020, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to judges in the twenty-first judicial circuit, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to the same subject.

     Was taken up.

     On motion of Senator Schneider, SB 2 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseHoward
JacobJohnsonKenneyKinder
KlarichLybyerMathewsonMaxwell
McKennaMuellerQuickRohrbach
RussellSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWestfallWiggins
Yeckel--33
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

     Senator Bentley moved that motion lay on the table, 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 called from the Informal Calendar and taken up by Senator Schneider.

     Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

     On motion of Senator Schneider, SCS for SB 404 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyEhlmannFlotron
GoodeGravesHouseJacob
JohnsonKenneyKlarichLybyer
MathewsonMaxwellMcKennaQuick
RohrbachSchneiderScottSims
SingletonStaplesWiggins--23
Nays--Senators
CaskeyChildersClayDePasco
HowardKinderMuellerRussell
WestfallYeckel--10
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President declared the bill passed.

     The emergency clause failed to receive the necessary two-thirds majority by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BentleyEhlmannFlotronGoode
HouseJacobJohnsonKenney
MathewsonMaxwellQuickRohrbach
SchneiderScottWiggins--15
Nays--Senators
BanksCaskeyChildersClay
DePascoGravesHowardKinder
KlarichLybyerMuellerRussell
SimsSingletonStaplesWestfall
Yeckel--17
Absent--Senators--McKenna--1
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

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

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

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

     SS for SCS for SBs 225 and 3, introduced by Senators Bentley and Sims, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILLS NOS. 225 and 3

     An Act to repeal sections 192.016, 193.125, 210.491, 211.444, 211.447, 453.005, 453.010, 453.014, 453.015, 453.025, 453.030, 453.040, 453.065, 453.070, 453.073, 453.075, 453.080, 453.110, 453.170, and 568.175, RSMo 1994, and sections 210.109 and 453.060, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to adoption, and to enact in lieu thereof twenty-five new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

     Was taken up by Senator Bentley.

     On motion of Senator Bentley, SS for SCS for SBs 225 and 3 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksBentleyCaskeyChilders
ClayDePascoEhlmannGoode
GravesHouseHowardJacob
JohnsonKenneyKinderKlarich
LybyerMathewsonMaxwellMueller
QuickRohrbachRussellScott
SimsSingletonStaplesWestfall
WigginsYeckel--30
Nays--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
FlotronMcKennaSchneider--3
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

     SCS for SB 376, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 376

     An Act to amend chapter 306, RSMo, by adding thereto five new sections relating to the regulation of vessels, with penalty provisions and an emergency clause.

     Was taken up by Senator Russell.

     Senator Staples assumed the Chair.

     Senator Scott assumed the Chair.

     On motion of Senator Russell, SCS for SB 376 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
BanksCaskeyChildersClay
GravesHouseJohnsonKenney
KinderKlarichLybyerMathewson
MaxwellMuellerRohrbachRussell
SchneiderScottSingletonStaples
WestfallYeckel--22
Nays--Senators
DePascoEhlmannGoodeJacob
McKennaQuickWiggins--7
Absent--Senators
BentleyFlotronHowardSims--4
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

     The President declared the bill passed.

     The emergency clause failed to receive the necessary two-thirds majority by the following vote:
Yeas--Senators
CaskeyChildersClayEhlmann
GravesHouseJohnsonKenney
KinderKlarichLybyerMathewson
MaxwellMuellerRohrbachRussell
SchneiderScottSingletonStaples
WestfallYeckel--22
Nays--Senators
DePascoGoodeJacobMcKenna
QuickWiggins--6
Absent--Senators
BanksBentleyFlotronHoward
Sims--5
Absent with leave--Senators--Curls--1

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

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

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

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE

     The following message was 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 No. 2 for SB 161, entitled:

     An Act to repeal sections 3.040, 536.017, 536.021, 536.022, 536.023 and 536.031, RSMo 1994, and sections 536.024, 536.025 and 536.050, RSMo Supp. 1996, relating to administrative rules, and to enact in lieu thereof thirteen new sections relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause and a conditional effective date for certain sections.

     Emergency clause adopted.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

PRIVILEGED MOTIONS

     Senator Johnson moved that the Senate refuse to concur in HCS No. 2 for SB 161 and request the House to recede from its position, or failing to do so, grant the Senate a conference thereon, which motion prevailed.

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 concurred in SCA 1 to HB 249 and has again taken up and passed HB 249 as amended.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed SB 333.

     Bill ordered enrolled.

     Also,

     Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed SB 240.

     Bill ordered enrolled.

     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 HB 811, entitled:

     An Act relating to creating the healthy Missouri children corporation, with a penalty provision.

     In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

     Read 1st time.

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

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

     HS for HB 373--Education.

     HCS for HB 459--Corrections and General Laws.

     HB 542--Corrections and General Laws.

     HCS for HB 669--Judiciary.

     HB 681--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

     Senator McKenna, Chairman of the Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments, submitted the following reports:

     Mr. President: Your Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments, to which were referred the following appointments and reappointments, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate do give its advice and consent to the following:

     Vetta L. Sanders Thompson, as public member and Katherine A. Tyler, R.R.T., Thomas J. Hancock, D.O., F.A.A.F.P. and Scott W. Wren, as members of the Missouri Board for Respiratory Care;

     Also,

     Linda S. Tarpley, as Chair of the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners;

     Also,

     Christine C. Meyer, as a member of the Drug Utilization Review Board;

     Also,

     Trina V. Fleming and Joseph M. Ojile, M.D., F.C.C.P., as members of the Advisory Commission for Registered Physician Assistants;

     Also,

     Maan H. Jawad, Ph.D., as a member of the Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Rules;

     Also,

     Larry L. Deskins and Gretchen Godar Myers, as members of the Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority;

     Also,

     Donald E. Clark, D.P.M., as a member of the State Board of Podiatric Medicine;

     Also,

     Ian M. Davis as a member of the State Board of Nursing;

     Also,

     James Bradford Willett, as a member of the Missouri Emergency Response Commission;

     Also,

     Gary Ball, as a member of the Missouri Head Injury Advisory Council;

     Also,

     Bonita M. Stepenoff, as a member of the Missouri State Historical Records Advisory Board.

     Senator McKenna requested unanimous consent of the Senate to vote on the above reports in one motion. There being no objection, the request was granted.

     Senator McKenna moved that the committee reports be adopted, and the Senate do give its advice and consent to the above appointments and reappointments, which motion prevailed.

     Senator Banks, Chairman of the Committee on Public Health and Welfare, submitted the following report:

     Mr. President: Your Committee on Public Health and Welfare, to which was referred HCS for HB 212, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

     Senator House, Chairman of the Committee on Education, submitted the following report:

     Mr. President: Your Committee on Education, to which was referred HCS for HJR 9, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass.

     Senator Scott, Chairman of the Committee on Corrections and General Laws, submitted the following reports:

     Mr. President: Your Committee on Corrections and General Laws, to which was referred HS for HB 390, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

     Also,

     Mr. President: Your Committee on Corrections and General Laws, to which was referred HB 791, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass.

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

April 24, 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:

     Barbara A. Enneking, Republican, 8436 Big Bend Boulevard, Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Missouri 63119, as a member of the Board of Election Commissioners for St. Louis County, for a term ending January 15, 2001, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Francis "Bud" Barnes, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 24, 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:

     William Kahn, Republican, 2 Hunters Hill Court, Chesterfield, St. Louis County, Missouri 63017, as a member of the State Board of Education, for a term ending July 1, 2005, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Gary Cunningham, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 24, 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 W. Lenox, Republican, 708 West Rollins, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri 65203, as a member of the Central Missouri State University Board of Governors, for a term ending January 1, 2003, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Stanley Cox, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 24, 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 Moten, Jr., Republican, 12155 Sagemeadow Lane, Maryland Heights, St. Louis County, Missouri 63043 as a member of the Board of Election Commissioners for St. Louis County, for a term ending January 15, 2001, and until his 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

April 24, 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 J. Mulvihill, 306 West 7th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri 64106, as a member of the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners, for a term ending March 7, 2001, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Dona R. Boley, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 24, 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:

     Vivian G. Schmidt, Democrat, 200 Dielman Road, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri 63124, as a member of the Board of Election Commissioners for St. Louis County, for a term ending January 15, 2001, 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

April 24, 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:

     Richard W. Sullivan, Democrat, 3847 Rue de Renard, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri 63034, as a member of the Board of Election Commissioners for St. Louis County, for a term ending January 15, 2001, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Patrick Hickey, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 25, 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:

     Denise Troy Curry, M.D., 7 Black Oak Drive, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri 63127, as a member of the State Mental Health Commission, for a term ending June 28, 1998, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Dr. Henry Clever, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 25, 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:

     Dorsey Alan Baumgartner, 201 Peach Tree Drive, Auxvasse, Callaway County, Missouri 65231, as a member of the State Mental Health Commission, for a term ending June 28, 1997, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Everlyn Williams, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 25, 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:

     Lenore T. Weldon, Republican, 2714 State Road TT, New Bloomfield, Callaway County, Missouri 65063, as a member of the Board of Probation and Parole, for a term ending July 28, 2002, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo 217.665.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 25, 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:

     Jandra D. Carter, Democrat, 12324 County Road 4037, Holts Summit, Callaway County, Missouri 65043, as a member of the Board of Probation and Parole, for a term ending August 16, 2002, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Anthony Spillers, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 25, 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:

     Reverend Maurice Joseph Nutt, C.Ss.R., 1118 North Grand Boulevard, St. Louis City, Missouri 63106, as a member of the State Mental Health Commission, for a term ending June 28, 2000, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Judge Robert Larsen, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 25, 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:

     William C. Prince, 3406 W. Camelot, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri 65807, as a member of the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board, for a term ending April 17, 2000, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo 210.153.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 25, 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:

     Carol J. Pastoret, 1625 Wilson Avenue, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri 65201, as a member of the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board, for a term ending April 17, 2000, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo 210.153.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 25, 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:

     Lynne E. Dresner, 8220 S. Tomlin Hill, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri 65201, as a member of the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board, for a term ending April 17, 2000, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo 210.153.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

     Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 28, 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:

     Linda F. Mariam, Republican, 5 Oak Forest Court, St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri 63303, as a member of the St. Charles County Convention and Sports Facilities Authority, for a term ending April 27, 2002, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Emil Horstmeier, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

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

RESOLUTIONS

     Senators Ehlmann and Sims offered Senate Resolution No. 731, regarding Amber Dees, O'Fallon, which was adopted.

     Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 732, regarding Eric R. Thilman, Poplar Bluff, which was adopted.

     Senator Rohrbach offered Senate Resolution No. 733, regarding the Ninetieth Birthday of Joe S. Fischer, California, which was adopted.

     Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 734, regarding Bill and Fran Grigsby, Kansas City, which was adopted.

     Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 735, regarding the Kelly's Westport Inn, Kansas City, which was adopted.

     Senator Johnson offered Senate Resolution No. 736, regarding Richard H. Blackburn, St. Joseph, which was adopted.

BILLS DELIVERED TO THE GOVERNOR

     SB 70, after having been duly signed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives in open session, was delivered to the Governor by the Secretary of the Senate.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

     Senator Mathewson introduced to the Senate, Gina Johnson, and sixty-five fourth grade students from Skyline School, Sedalia; and Belinda Kromoff, Troy Hutinger, Ashley Patton and Tyler Kunst were made honorary pages.

     Senator House introduced to the Senate, his parents, Keith and Ilene House, Fayette.

     Senator Graves introduced to the Senate, Sharon Shane, Shelley Dean, and eleven fourth grade students from South Nodaway.

     On motion of Senator Quick, the Senate adjourned until 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 29, 1997.