Journal of the Senate
SECOND REGULAR SESSION

SEVENTH DAY--MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 1998

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Senator Johnson in the Chair.

The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

Our Father in Heaven, Martin Luther King, Jr. said that when they had his memorial service, he didn't want to be remembered for his accomplishments. He wanted them to say, "I tried to feed the hungry. I tried to clothe the naked. I tried to visit those who are in prison. I tried to love and serve humanity." Lord, we want to be remembered as people who served those in need and loved one another. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited.

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

The Journal for Thursday, January 15, 1998, was read and approved.

President Wilson assumed the Chair.

The following Senators were present during the day's proceedings:
Present--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
DePasco Ehlmann Flotron Goode
Graves House Howard Jacob
Johnson Kenney Kinder Klarich
Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell McKenna
Mueller Quick Rohrbach Russell
Schneider Scott Sims Singleton
Staples Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--32
Absent with leave--Senators
Clay  Curls--2
The Lieutenant Governor was present.
 

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 989, regarding Bryan James Selzer, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 990, regarding David Eugene Cavanah, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 991, regarding Robert Scott Hughes, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 992, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lawrence, Blue Springs, which was adopted.

Senator Ehlmann offered Senate Resolution No. 993, regarding Jeffrey Lowe, Lake St. Louis, which was adopted.

On behalf of Senator Curls, Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 994, regarding Reverend Nelson Thompson, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator House offered Senate Resolution No. 995, regarding Jeffrey Scott Dill, St. Charles, which was adopted.

Senator Mathewson offered Senate Resolution No. 996, regarding Shane Peck, Jefferson City, which was adopted.

Senator Caskey offered Senate Resolution No. 997, regarding Vision for Community Day at Central Missouri State University, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 750-By Rohrbach.

An Act to repeal sections 444.784 and 643.055, RSMo 1994, and 260.225, 260.370, 444.380 and 644.026, RSMo Supp. 1997, and section 319.137 as enacted by senate bill no. 3 and by house bill no. 251, first regular session of the eighty-eighth general assembly, relating to environmental protection, and to enact in lieu thereof seven new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 751-By Mathewson and Kenney.

An Act to amend chapter 135, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to economic incentives for the entertainment industry administered by the department of economic development.

SB 752-By Mathewson.

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, professional engineers and professional land surveyors, and to enact in lieu thereof forty-one new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

SB 753-By Caskey.

An Act to repeal section 168.071, RSMo 1994, relating to certification of teachers, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 754-By Banks.

An Act to amend chapter 354, RSMo, by adding thereto two new sections relating to health service corporations and health maintenance organizations.

SB 755-By Sims.

An Act to repeal section 210.516, RSMo 1994, relating to the licensure of care facilities, foster homes and child placing agencies, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 756-By Sims.

An Act to repeal section 105.271, RSMo 1994, and section 453.015, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to employee leave for stepparents, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 757-By House.

An Act to repeal section 375.775, RSMo 1994, relating to the Missouri property and casualty insurance guaranty association, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 758-By House, McKenna, Johnson, Kinder, Scott, Schneider, Ehlmann, Childers, Russell, Klarich, Kenney, Flotron, Mueller, Wiggins, Graves, Curls, Yeckel, DePasco, Rohrbach and Singleton.

An Act to repeal sections 188.015, 188.030, 188.035 and 188.075, RSMo 1994, relating to banning partial birth abortions, and to enact in lieu thereof five new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

SB 759-By Schneider.

An Act to amend chapter 476, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the commission on judicial resources.

SB 760-By Schneider.

An Act to repeal sections 334.738, 334.741 and 334.742, RSMo 1994, and sections 334.735, 334.736, 334.740, 334.745 and 334.749, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to physician assistants, and to enact in lieu thereof eight new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 761-By DePasco.

An Act to repeal section 169.322, RSMo 1994, and sections 169.324, 169.326 and 169.328, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to certain school retirement systems, and to enact in lieu thereof four new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 762-By Wiggins.

An Act to amend chapter 376, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to insurance coverage for dental care for children and persons with disabilities.

SB 763-By Kinder.

An Act to repeal section 290.140, RSMo 1994, relating to the disclosure of employment information, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 764- By McKenna.

An Act to repeal section 473.767, RSMo 1994, relating to probate code, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 765-By McKenna.

An Act to repeal sections 313.540 and 313.660, RSMo 1994, and sections 313.500 and 313.510, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to off-track pari-mutuel wagering, and to enact in lieu thereof twelve new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

SB 766-By Maxwell.

An Act to repeal section 558.019, RSMo 1994, relating to sentencing, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

SB 767-By Maxwell.

An Act to repeal sections 41.435, 42.105 and 173.215, RSMo 1994, and sections 173.239 and 313.835, RSMo Supp. 1997, and to enact in lieu thereof eight new sections relating to the disposition of revenue in the gaming commission fund, with penalty provisions.

SB 768-By Maxwell.

An Act to repeal sections 103.005 and 103.036, RSMo 1994, and section 103.003, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to health plans for state employees, and to enact in lieu thereof four new sections relating to the same subject, with an effective date.

SJR 27-By Schneider.

Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 16 of article V of the Constitution of Missouri relating to courts, and adopting one new section in lieu thereof relating to the same subject.

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS

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

SB 529--Judiciary.

SB 635--Corrections and General Laws.

SB 694--Education.

SB 695--Education.

SB 696--Judiciary.

SB 697--Judiciary.

SB 698--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 699--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 700--Commerce and Environment.

SB 701--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 702--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 703--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 704--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 705--Transportation.

SB 706--Transportation.

SB708--Financial and Governmental Organization.

SB 709--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

SB 710--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

SB 711--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 713--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

SB 714--Ways and Means.

SB 715--Ways and Means.

SB 716--Insurance and Housing.

SB 717--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

SB 718--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 719--Insurance and Housing.

SB 720--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

SB 721--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 722--Insurance and Housing.

SB 723--Education.

SB 724--Appropriations.

SB725--Financial and Governmental Organization.

SB 726--Education.

SB 727--Ways and Means.

SB 728--Commerce and Environment.

SB 729--Ethics.

SB 730--Commerce and Environment.

SB 731--Ways and Means.

SB 732--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

SB 733--Education.

SB 734--Local Government and Economic Development.

SB 735--Corrections and General Laws.

SB 736--Commerce and Environment.

SB 737--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 738--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

SB 739--Local Government and Economic Development.

SB 740--Commerce and Environment.

SB 741--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 742--Commerce and Environment.

SB743--Financial and Governmental Organization.

SB 744--Ways and Means.

SB 745--Education.

SB 746--Ways and Means.

SB 747--Judiciary.

SB 748--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

SB 749--Commerce and Environment.

SJR 26--Ways and Means.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

The following Bill was read the 1st time and 1,000 copies ordered printed:

SB 769-By Schneider, McKenna, Wiggins, Howard, Mathewson and Maxwell.

An Act to repeal sections 41.948, 43.509, 66.380, 160.272, 161.102, 173.081, 192.006, 207.021, 260.225, 262.470, 287.650, 361.105, 374.045, 454.400, 620.010, 620.125, 630.050, 633.190, 640.010, 640.755, 643.050, 644.026, 650.005 and 660.017, RSMo Supp. 1997, and section 32.125, RSMo Supp. 1997, as enacted by both senate bill no. 3 and senate bill no. 374 of the eighty-eighth general assembly, first regular session, relating to rulemaking, and to enact in lieu thereof twenty-five new sections relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause for certain sections.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Maxwell introduced to the Senate, his daughter, Megan, Mexico; and Megan was made an honorary page.

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