Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION


TWENTY-THIRD DAY--MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1998


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Pro Tem McKenna in the Chair.

The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

Our Father in Heaven, we are thankful for those who are willing to take on the difficult task of leading our state and nation. On this, President's Day, we pause to give thanks for this great nation in which we live. We are thankful for our democracy in which all people have a right to vote, to pursue their dreams, to express their opinion, to be what they want to be. Use us to make freedom available to all people of the world. We pray that this way of life will never be just a memory. 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.

Senator Mathewson assumed the Chair.

The Journal for Thursday, February 12, 1998, was read and approved.

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

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

Present--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
Clay Curls 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--34
Absent with leave--Senators--None
The Lieutenant Governor was present.


RESOLUTIONS

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1174, regarding Hunter Sheets, Piedmont, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1175, regarding Anthony Jay Ridenour, Puxico, which was adopted.

Senator Caskey offered Senate Resolution No. 1176, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Robertson, Butler, which was adopted.

Senator Curls offered Senate Resolution No. 1177, regarding Mr. and Mrs. Lee Collins, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Caskey offered Senate Resolution No. 1178, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Lee Westhusing, Montrose, which was adopted.

Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 1179, regarding Bill Rowe, Springfield, which was adopted.

Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 1180, regarding Bill Henderson, Springfield, which was adopted.

Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 1181, regarding the late Virgil J. "Hook" Brown, which was adopted.

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

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1182

NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE CHANGE

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Eighty-ninth General Assembly, Second Regular Session, that Senate Rule 28. 20 be amended as follows:

"Rule 28. 20. The Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions shall consider and report on all rules for the government of the senate and joint rules when requested by the senate, and shall examine and report upon all resolutions and other matters which may be appropriately referred to it. The committee shall see that bills and amendments are properly perfected and printed. The committee shall examine all Truly Agreed To and Finally Passed bills carefully, and report that the printed copies furnished the senators are correct. Upon the written request of the sponsor or floor handler of a bill, the committee may recommend that any such bill on the calendars for perfection or house bills on third reading be called up or considered out of order in which the bill appears on that calendar. A recommendation to consider bills out of order shall require approval by a majority of the committee with the concurrence of two-thirds of the senate members. No floor debate shall be allowed on the motion to adopt the committee report.

The Committee shall examine bills placed on the Consent Calendar and may, by majority vote, remove any bill from the consent calendar within the time period prescribed by Rule 45, that it determines is too controversial to be treated as a consent bill.

The Committee shall review each concurrent resolution prior to its assignment to Committee to determine whether it has the force and effect of law. If it is so determined, the Committee will report its findings to the Senate and if the Committee Report is approved, the resolution shall be treated in its passage, in all respects, as is a bill."

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

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1183

NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE CHANGE

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Eighty-ninth General Assembly, Second Regular Session, that Senate Rule 91 be amended as follows:

"Rule 91. When a question has once been decided by a vote of the senate, any senator voting on that side which prevails may move for a reconsideration of the vote at any time within three legislative days, excluding legislative days wherein the roll is not called, after the day on which the vote was had, except votes ordering bills printed as perfected, which may be reconsidered at any time before third reading of such bills[.]; provided however, that no motion for reconsideration is in order on any subject matter which is no longer in possession of the body. [When a motion is made to reconsider the vote by which a bill failed of perfection, the presiding officer shall briefly state the nature of the bill and, thereupon, the vote on the motion to reconsider shall be immediately taken without interrogation or debate.] When a motion is made to reconsider a vote by which a matter passed or failed, the presiding officer shall briefly state the nature of the matter and, thereupon, the vote on the motion to reconsider shall be immediately taken without interrogation or debate. When a vote by which a bill was declared perfected is reconsidered, any previous actions on the bill are subject to reconsideration for three legislative days thereafter. All motions to reconsider shall be decided by a majority vote of the senators elected. Only one motion to reconsider shall be allowed on any question."

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

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1184

NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE CHANGE

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Eighty-ninth General Assembly, Second Regular Session, that Senate Rule 45 be amended as follows:

"Rule 45. There shall be a senate consent calendar. The sponsor of a senate bill shall first give notice of desire to have a bill placed upon the senate consent calendar by filing in writing, with the chairman of the committee to which the bill was referred, a notice of intent one day prior to a committee hearing. The notice of intent shall set forth the nature of the legislation, the fact that it is not a controversial bill, and a request that the senate committee recommend that the bill be placed upon the consent calendar. The bill will go to the senate consent calendar if, a quorum being present, it receives a unanimous affirmative vote of do pass by all members present at the senate committee to which the bill was referred, and there is thereafter a motion made and unanimously carried by affirmative vote of all those present that it be placed upon the consent calendar. Any bill approved by committee, for consent, may be reported to the consent calendar at any time the Senate goes to the order of business of committee reports. When a bill is placed upon the consent calendar, third reading shall not commence until the fifth legislative day. During this four-day period, starting with the first day the bill appears on the consent calendar in the Journal any member or the Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions may, by filing written objection, direct that it be returned to the senate committee from which it was reported for action in accordance with the rules of the senate. A senate bill placed upon the senate consent calendar shall not be subject to amendment, except for committee amendments, and after the committee amendments have been disposed of shall be third read as though it had previously been perfected. Any house bill reported to the consent calendar shall not be subject to amendment, except for committee amendments. If returned to committee, the chairman may report the bill to the senate at the next time that order of business is taken up, without further action of the committee. No senate bill may be placed on the consent calendar after March fifteenth and no house bill shall be placed on the consent calendar after April fifteenth."

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 917-By Caskey.

An Act to repeal section 65.230, RSMo 1994, and section 50.660, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to county administration, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

SB 550, introduced by Senator Johnson, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 233.187, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the appointment of a treasurer of road districts, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Johnson, SB 550 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
Clay Curls DePasco Flotron
Goode Graves House Howard
Jacob Johnson Kenney Kinder
Klarich Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Scott Sims Singleton
Staples Wiggins Yeckel--31
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senator Ehlmann--1
Absent with leave--Senators
Schneider Westfall--2

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

SB 580, introduced by Senator Lybyer, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 79.050, RSMo 1994, relating to municipal elections in fourth class cities, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Lybyer, SB 580 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Clay
Curls DePasco Ehlmann Flotron
Goode Graves House Howard
Jacob Johnson Kenney Kinder
Klarich Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Scott Sims Singleton
Staples Wiggins Yeckel--31
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senator Banks--1
Absent with leave--Senators
Schneider Westfall--2

The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SB 597, introduced by Senator Johnson, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 52.275, RSMo 1994, relating to drainage districts, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Johnson, SB 597 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Clay
DePasco Ehlmann Flotron Goode
Graves House Howard Jacob
Johnson Kenney Kinder Klarich
Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell McKenna
Mueller Rohrbach Russell Scott
Sims Singleton Staples Wiggins
Yeckel--29
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Banks Curls Quick--3
Absent with leave--Senators
Schneider Westfall--2

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

SB 653, with SCA 1, introduced by Senator Childers, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 70.210, RSMo 1994, relating to political subdivisions, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

SCA 1 was taken up.

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

On motion of Senator Childers, SB 653, as amended, was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Clay
DePasco Ehlmann Goode House
Jacob Johnson Kenney Lybyer
Mathewson Maxwell McKenna Mueller
Quick Russell Scott Staples
Wiggins Yeckel--22
NAYS--Senators
Flotron Graves Howard Kinder
Klarich Rohrbach Singleton--7
Absent--Senators
Banks Curls Sims--3
Absent with leave--Senators
Schneider Westfall--2

The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SB 676, introduced by Senator Johnson, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 67, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to local government.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Johnson, SB 676 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Clay
DePasco Ehlmann Flotron Goode
House Howard Jacob Johnson
Kenney Kinder Klarich Lybyer
Mathewson Maxwell McKenna Mueller
Quick Rohrbach Russell Scott
Sims Singleton Staples Wiggins
Yeckel--29
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Banks Curls Graves--3
Absent with leave--Senators
Schneider Westfall--2

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

SB 734, introduced by Senator Caskey, entitled:

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.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Caskey, SB 734 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Clay
DePasco Ehlmann Flotron Goode
Graves House Howard Jacob
Johnson Kenney Kinder Klarich
Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell McKenna
Mueller Quick Rohrbach Russell
Scott Sims Singleton Staples
Wiggins Yeckel--30
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Banks Curls--2
Absent with leave--Senators
Schneider Westfall--2

The President declared the bill passed.

The emergency clause was adopted by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Clay
DePasco Ehlmann Flotron Goode
Graves House Howard Jacob
Johnson Kenney Kinder Klarich
Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell McKenna
Mueller Quick Rohrbach Russell
Scott Sims Singleton Staples
Wiggins Yeckel--30
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Banks Curls--2
Absent with leave--Senators
Schneider Westfall--2

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

SB 739, introduced by Senator McKenna, entitled:

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.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator McKenna, SB 739 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Clay
DePasco Ehlmann Flotron Goode
Graves House Howard Jacob
Johnson Kenney Kinder Klarich
Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell McKenna
Mueller Quick Rohrbach Russell
Scott Sims Singleton Staples
Wiggins Yeckel--30
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Banks Curls--2
Absent with leave--Senators
Schneider Westfall--2

The President declared the bill passed.

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

President Wilson assumed the Chair.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

SB 720, introduced by Senators Clay and Sims, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 210, RSMo, by adding thereto three new sections relating to the children's services commission's study on children of incarcerated parents.

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

On motion of Senator Clay, SB 720 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Clay
DePasco Flotron Goode Graves
House Howard Jacob Johnson
Kenney Kinder Klarich Lybyer
Mathewson Maxwell McKenna Mueller
Quick Rohrbach Russell Scott
Sims Singleton Staples Wiggins
Yeckel--29
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Banks Curls Ehlmann--3
Absent with leave--Senators
Schneider Westfall--2

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

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

Senator Goode moved that SB 541 and SB 822, with SCS, be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

SCS for SBs 541 and 822, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILLS NOS. 541 and 822

An Act to repeal sections 643.310, 643.315, 643.320, 643.335, 643.350 and 643.355, RSMo 1994, and sections 307.366 and 643.210, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to motor vehicle emissions, and to enact in lieu thereof eight new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

Was taken up.

Senator Goode moved that SCS for SBs 541 and 822 be adopted.

Senator Jacob assumed the Chair.

At the request of Senator Goode, SB 541 and SB 822, with SCS (pending), were placed on the Informal Calendar.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

Senator Wiggins, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred SB 489, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred SB 558, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Senator Schneider, Chairman of the Committee on Judiciary, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred SB 530, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Senator Staples, Chairman of the Committee on Transportation, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Transportation, to which was referred SB 634, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Transportation, to which was referred SB 649, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Senator Caskey, Chairman of the Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, to which was referred SB 842, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Senator Mathewson, Chairman of the Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, to which was referred SB 820, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, to which was referred SB 827, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, to which was referred SB 828, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, to which was referred SB 829, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Senator Maxwell, Chairman of the Committee on Financial and Governmental Organization, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Financial and Governmental Organization, to which was referred SB 571, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Financial and Governmental Organization, to which was referred SB 642, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Senator Staples, Chairman of the Committee on Transportation, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Transportation, to which was referred SB 883, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendment No. 1.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Bill No. 883, Page 3, Section 226.040, Line 13, by inserting after "transportation.", the following: "The director shall serve at the pleasure of the commission."; and

Further amend said bill, page and section, line 27, by inserting after "shall be" the following: "citizens of this state and"; and further amend said line by striking the words "for five years".

Senator Schneider, Chairman of the Committee on Judiciary, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Judiciary, to which were referred SB 618, SB 591 and SB 747, 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 Corrections and General Laws, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Corrections and General Laws, to which was referred SB 651, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

Senator Caskey, Chairman of the Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, to which was referred SB 659, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

Senator Caskey, Chairman of the Committee on Ethics, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Ethics, to which were referred SB 729 and SB 772, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

Senator Mathewson, Chairman of the Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, to which was referred SB 751, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendment No. 1.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Bill No. 751, Page 1, Section 135.444, Line 3, by inserting immediately after the word "alleys" the following: "located in Missouri"; and further amend line 14, by inserting immediately after "4." the following: "Pursuant to rules promulgated by the director of the department of revenue for the state income tax,".

Senator Goode, Chairman of the Committee on Commerce and Environment, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Commerce and Environment, to which was referred SB 487, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass.

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 773, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass.

Senator Johnson, Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, to which was referred SB 596, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

Senator Clay, Chairman of the Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations, to which was referred SB 538, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendment No. 1.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO.1

Amend Senate Bill No. 538, Page 1, Section 1, Line 3, by inserting after the word "persons" the following: ", other than employees of a public utility performing work solely for such public utility and other than employees of a railroad corporation as defined in section 388.010, RSMo, performing work solely for such railroad corporation,".

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

Mr. President: Your Committee on Education, to which was referred SB 641, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass.

Senator Maxwell, Chairman of the Committee on Financial and Governmental Organization, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Financial and Governmental Organization, to which were referred SB 583 and SB 645, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

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

SB 918-By Howard, Lybyer and McKenna.

An Act to repeal sections 630.520 and 630.530, RSMo 1994, relating to lease of land.

SB 919-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 920-By House.

An Act to repeal sections 319.015, 319.022, 319.023, 319.024, 319.025, 319.026, 319.030, 319.045 and 319.050, RSMo 1994, relating to underground facilities, and to enact in lieu thereof ten new sections relating to the same subject.

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

February 12, 1998

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:

Mary E. Breckenridge, Republican, 528 Lee Avenue, Post Office Box 382, Charleston, Mississippi County, Missouri 63834, as a member of the State Board of Health, for a term ending October 13, 2000, 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

February 12, 1998

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:

Marcella W. Williams, Democrat, 8026 NE 50th Street, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri 64119, as a member of the State Board of Health, for a term ending October 13, 1999, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Jeanette Jefferson, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor



Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 13, 1998

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 R. Blake, Republican, 2667 Wycliff Drive, Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri 63640, as a member of the Missouri Real Estate Appraisers Commission, for a term ending September 12, 2000, 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

February 13, 1998

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:

Yolanda Lorge, 2747 Verona, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri 65804, as the public member of the Advisory Commission for Clinical Perfusionists, for a term ending February 13, 2003, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo 324.177.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,



OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 13, 1998

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:

Russell E. Dayton, 507 South Chestnut, Cameron, Clinton County, Missouri 64429, as the public member of the Advisory Commission for Clinical Perfusionists, for a term ending February 13, 2003, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo 324.177.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 13, 1998

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:

Jeanne R. Rhoades, 12778 Mason Manor, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri 63141, as a member of the Advisory Commission for Clinical Perfusionists, for a term ending February 13, 2000, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo 324.177.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor



Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 13, 1998

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:

Quentin C. Wilson, 2313 Cherry Ridge Court, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri 65203, as Director of the Department of Revenue, for a term ending at the pleasure of the Governor; vice, Janette M. Lohman, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,



OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 13, 1998

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:

Gregory M. Weaver, R.N., C.C.P., 5316 Henwick Lane, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri 65109, as a member of the Advisory Commission for Clinical Perfusionists, for a term ending February 13, 1999, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, RSMo 324.177.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor



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

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS

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

SB 888--Ways and Means.

SB 889--Transportation.

SB 890--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

SB 891--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 892--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 893--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 894--Interstate Cooperation.

SB 895--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

SB 896--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 897--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

SB 898--Local Government and Economic Development.

SB 899--Education.

SB 900--Judiciary.

SB 901--Transportation.

SB 902--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

SB903--Financial and Governmental Organization.

SB 904--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 905--Insurance and Housing.

SB 906--Judiciary.

SB 907--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 908--Ways and Means.

SB 909--Education.

SB 910--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

SB 911--Local Government and Economic Development.

SB 912--Judiciary.

SB913--Financial and Governmental Organization.

SB 914--Judiciary.

SB 915--Insurance and Housing.

SB 916--Insurance and Housing.

SJR 33--Judiciary.

SJR 34--Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions.

SJR 35--Judiciary.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Mathewson offered Senate Resolution No. 1185, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. George McAllister, Mendon, which was adopted.

COMMUNICATIONS

President Pro Tem McKenna submitted the following:

February 16, 1998

The Honorable Anita Yeckel

Missouri Senate

Capitol Building, Room 329

Jefferson City, MO 65101

Dear Senator Yeckel:

Please be informed that I am hereby appointing you a member of the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee, Section 197.310 RSMo 1979, to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Senator Peter Kinder.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,

/s/ Bill

Bill McKenna

President Pro Tem

Missouri Senate



Also,

February 16, 1998

The Honorable Walt Mueller

Missouri Senate

Capitol Building, Room 330

Jefferson City, MO 65101

Dear Senator Mueller:

Please be advised that I have appointed you a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Senator Francis Flotron.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,

/s/ Bill

Bill McKenna

President Pro Tem

Missouri Senate



INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Childers introduced to the Senate, Kevin and Lori Cantwell, and their children, Cody and Chase, Barry County.

Senator Rohrbach introduced to the Senate, Mickey Wilson, Doug Thompson and Pack II Webelos Scouts, Jefferson City; and Jeff Wilson, Philip Thompson, Nathan Thompson, Elliott Ambrose, David Hicks, Cory Mueller, Kyle Mathis, Ryan Colvin and Todd Meyer were made honorary pages.

Senator Caskey introduced to the Senate, Marilyn Oehlschlaeger, Joan Shields, Gayle Nickel, Mary Pressly, Barbara Henkemeyer, Barbara Perkins, Mary Ann Hartzler, Elaine Gum, Jane Long, Judi Vaughan, Wilma Graham, Mary Ann Borchert and Linda Cook, Belton.

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