Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION


SIXTH DAY--THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 1998


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Wilson in the Chair.

The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

Our Father in Heaven, we are always concerned about what the people back home think. We are concerned about what those who serve with us think. Lord, You are the only fair judge, the only one who knows our heart and our motive. What do You think of us? What would You have us to do? Hear our prayer and direct our ways. 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
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Ehlmann Flotron
Goode Graves House Howard
Jacob Johnson Kenney Kinder
Klarich Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Sims Singleton
Staples Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--32
Absent with leave--Senators
Curls Scott--2
The Lieutenant Governor was present.


RESOLUTIONS

Senator Singleton offered Senate Resolution No. 986, regarding Ron Cole, Neosho, which was adopted.

Senator Lybyer offered Senate Resolution No. 987, regarding Keith Micke, Owensville, which was adopted.

Senator Mueller offered Senate Resolution No. 988, regarding Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 733-By Johnson.

An Act to repeal sections 169.050, 169.054, 169.650, 169.655 and 169.670, RSMo Supp. 1997, and section 169.056 as enacted by senate bill no. 860, second regular session of the eighty-eighth general assembly, relating to teacher retirement, and to enact in lieu thereof five new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 734-By Caskey.

An Act to repeal sections 360.020, 360.040, 360.045, 360.055, 360.075, 360.080, 360.095, 360.100, 360.105, 360.107 and 360.108, RSMo 1994, and section 360.015, RSMo Supp. 1997, and to enact in lieu thereof thirteen new sections relating to the financing of certain health, education and cultural facilities, with an emergency clause.

SB 735-By Staples.

An Act to repeal sections 327.011, 327.051, 327.075, 327.091, 327.111, 327.131, 327.141, 327.151, 327.161, 327.171, 327.181, 327.191, 327.201, 327.221, 327.231, 327.241, 327.251, 327.261, 327.272, 327.281, 327.291, 327.312, 327.313, 327.314, 327.321, 327.331, 327.341, 327.351, 327.361, 327.371, 327.381, 327.391, 327.411, 327.421, 327.441, 327.451 and 327.461, RSMo 1994, and sections 327.031, 327.041, 327.101 and 327.401, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to architects, engineers and land surveyors, and to enact in lieu thereof forty-two new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

SB 736-By Staples.

An Act to repeal section 260.475, RSMo 1994, relating to fees paid by hazardous waste generators, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 737-By Sims.

An Act to repeal section 571.030, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to firearms regulations, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 738-By Clay.

An Act to repeal sections 115.277, 115.279 and 115.283, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to early voting procedures, and to enact in lieu thereof four new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

SB 739-By McKenna.

An Act to repeal section 64.241, RSMo 1994, relating to regulation of subdivisions, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

SB740-By McKenna, Flotron, Mueller, DePasco, Staples, Kinder and Klarich.

An Act to amend chapter 386, RSMo, by adding thereto seven new sections relating to certain merchandising practices of utilities.

SB 741 -By Scott.

An Act to amend chapter 190, RSMo, relating to automatic external defibrillatory use by certain firefighters by adding thereto one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 742-By Maxwell.

An Act to amend chapter 407, RSMo, relating to telephone solicitations, and to enact in lieu thereof five new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

SB 743-By Maxwell.

An Act to repeal sections 44.010, 44.020, 44.022, 44.024, 44.028, 44.032, 44.080, 44.090, 44.100, 44.110, 44.112 and 44.113, RSMo 1994, relating to the emergency management agency, and to enact in lieu thereof thirteen new sections for the purpose of changing the organizational structure of the agency.

SB 744-By Maxwell and Johnson.

An Act to repeal section 135.030, RSMo 1994, relating to income tax credits, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 745-By House and Ehlmann.

An Act to repeal sections 160.545, 161.097, 173.005 and 173.210, RSMo 1994, relating to higher education, and to enact in lieu thereof four new sections relating to the same subject.

SJR 26-By Westfall.

Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 6 of article X of the constitution of Missouri relating to taxation of personal property, and adopting one new section in lieu thereof relating to the same subject.

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:

Charlotte S. Hill, as the public member and Mary A. Holyoke, as a member of the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners;

Also,

Laura Murphy-Dellos, Robin S. Vogt, Cordelia M. Esry and Charlotte R. York, as members of the State Board of Nursing;

Also,

Rochelle L. Harris, as a member of the State Committee of Psychologists;

Also,

James E. Walker, Sr., Betsy A. Baird, Linda W. Hancik, Timothy J. Fete and Barbara B. Smith, as members of the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board;

Also,

Mary Ann Dunlap, Vicki L. Huff and Priscilla J. Hornby, as members of the State Committee for Social Workers;

Also,

Joseph H. Collison, as Chairman and member, George R. Rose, as Secretary and member, Joseph A. Swarts and Dorothy M. Gresham, as members of the Board of Election Commissioners for Platte County;

Also,

Lonnie Martin Boyd, as a member of the Organ Donation Advisory Committee;

Also,

Patrick F. Kelly, as a member of the State Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services;

Also,

Joy S. Gronstedt, Joseph M. Yasso and Theresa R. Prosser, as members of the Drug Utilization Review Board;

Also,

Kimberly K. Mothershead and Loretta F. Walker, as members of the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents;

Also,

Larry W. Jackson, as a member of the Missouri Dental Board;

Also,

Laurel A. Bondi, as a member of the State Board of Podiatric Medicine;

Also,

Ronald E. Stutzman, as a member of the Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund Board of Trustees;

Also,

Daniel J. "Duke" McVey, as a member of the Children's Trust Fund Board;

Also,

Carmen Kay Schulze, as a member of the Missouri Training and Employment Council;

Also,

James S. Anderson, as a member of the Missouri State Board of Architects, Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors;

Also,

Larry L. Gray, as a member and Cecil G. Wood, as the public member of the State Board of Accountancy.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

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.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 746-By Wiggins.

An Act to repeal section 143.751, RSMo 1994, relating to taxation, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 747-By Lybyer.

An Act to repeal sections 537.705 and 537.756, RSMo 1994, relating to claims against the state, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 748-By Lybyer.

An Act to repeal section 104.612, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to certain state retirement systems, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB749-By Howard, Lybyer, Johnson, Westfall, Russell, Childers and Staples.

An Act to repeal section 278.080, RSMo Supp. 1997, as enacted by senate bill 3 of the first regular session of the eighty-eighth general assembly, and section 278.080, RSMo Supp. 1997, as enacted by senate bill 65 of the first regular session of the eighty-eighth general assembly, relating to the state soil and water districts commission, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS

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

SB 671--Ways and Means.

SB 672--Corrections and General Laws.

SB 673--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 674--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

SB 676--Local Government and Economic Development.

SB 677--Education.



SB 678--Transportation.

SB 679--Corrections and General Laws.

SB680--Financial and Governmental Organization.

SB681--Financial and Governmental Organization.

SB 682--Labor and Industrial Relations.

SB 683--Transportation.

SB 684--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 685--Education.

SB 686--Education.

SB 687--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

SB 688--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

SB 689--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 690--Judiciary.

SB 691--Ways and Means.

SB 692--Education.

SB 693--Education.

SJR 25--Corrections and General Laws.

On motion of Senator Quick, the Senate adjourned until 4:00 p.m., Monday, January 19, 1998.