Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION


THIRTY-FIRST DAY--MONDAY, MARCH 2, 1998


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Senator Wiggins in the Chair.

The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

Heavenly Father, when Jesus told the story of the good Samaritan, we learned that everyone is our neighbor; and the way to be a good neighbor is to help those in need. We pray for opportunities to minister, to lift another's burden, to make life easier for others, to be a good neighbor. We want to be a good neighbor as that is the best way to have one. 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 Quick moved that the Senate Journal for Thursday, February 26, 1998, be corrected on Page 303, Column 2, Line 4, by inserting immediately before the numeral "1609" the word "HB", which motion prevailed.

The Journal for Thursday, February 26, 1998, was read and approved, as corrected.

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.

President Wilson assumed the Chair.

Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 1259, regarding Eric Monroe Franklin, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1260, regarding the Kiwanis Club of Kennett, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1261, regarding the Ladies Auxiliary to the Kennett Eagles, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1262, regarding Women For Kennett, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1263, regarding the Rotary Club of Kennett, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1264, regarding the Kennett Progress Club, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1265, regarding the Fraternal Order of Eagles 3715 of Kennett, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1266, regarding the Kennett LaFemme Club, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1267, regarding the Kennett Lions Club, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1268, regarding the SEMO Little Theatre Group of Kennett, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1269, regarding Willa Bingham, Blue Springs, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1270, regarding Cody Fritts, Blue Springs, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1271, regarding Kelsey Mack, Blue Springs, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1272, regarding Paul Green, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1273, regarding John Nichols, Blue Springs, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1274, regarding Catherine Curtis, Independence, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1275, regarding Robie Mathews, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1276, regarding the Fifty-fifth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Delvin Chubick, Sr., Blue Springs, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1277, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Milton White, Sr., Blue Springs, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1278, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. William McMullen, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1279, regarding Christopher Edwards Moody, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1280, regarding Daniel Bradford Cotterman, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1281, regarding Jared Michael Wolfe, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Yeckel offered Senate Resolution No. 1282, regarding Patrick Fischer, Affton, which was adopted.

Senator Mathewson offered Senate Resolution No. 1283, regarding the Eightieth Birthday of Vineda Self, Marshall, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1284, regarding Jim and Agnes Turnbaugh and Ruth Davis, Grandview, which was adopted.

Senator Schneider offered Senate Resolution No. 1285, regarding the Hazelwood School District, which was adopted.

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS

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

SB 924--Judiciary.

SB 925--Corrections and General Laws.

SB 926--Education.

SB 927--Local Government and Economic Development.

SB 928--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

SB 929--Judiciary.

SB 930--Corrections and General Laws.

SB 931--Ways and Means.

SB 932--Ways and Means.

SB 933--Ways and Means.

SB 934--Judiciary.

SB 935--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 936--Ways and Means.

SB 937--Education.

SB 938--Ways and Means.

SB 939--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 940--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 941--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 942--Corrections and General Laws.

SB 943--Insurance and Housing.

SB 944--Local Government and Economic Development.

SB 945--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

SB 946--Transportation.

SB 947--Education.

SB 948--Transportation.

SB 949--Ways and Means.

SB 950--Local Government and Economic Development.

SB 951--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

SB 952--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 953--Commerce and Environment.

SB 954--Transportation.

SB 955--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 956--Commerce and Environment.

SB 957--Education.

SB 958--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 959--Education.

SB 960--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

SB 961--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

SB 962--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

SB 963--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

SB 964--Ways and Means.

SB 965--Education.

SB 966--Education.

SB 967--Education.

SB 968--Education.

SB 969--Education.

SB 970--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

SB 971--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 972--Ways and Means.

SB 973--Local Government and Economic Development.

SB974--Financial and Governmental Organization.

SB 975--Interstate Cooperation.

SB 976--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 977--Judiciary.

SB 978--Insurance and Housing.

SB 979--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 980--Public Health and Welfare.

SB 981--Judiciary.

SB 982--Judiciary.

SB 983--Ways and Means.

SB 984--Ways and Means.

SB 985--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

SB 986--Appropriations.

SJR 37--Corrections and General Laws.

SJR38--Financial and Governmental Organization.

SJR39--Financial and Governmental Organization.

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

SB 764, introduced by Senator McKenna, entitled:

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.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator McKenna, SB 764 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
Clay Curls DePasco Ehlmann
Flotron Goode Graves House
Howard Jacob Johnson Kenney
Klarich Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Scott Sims
Singleton Staples Westfall Wiggins
Yeckel--33
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senator Kinder--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

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

SB 787, with SCA 1, introduced by Senator Clay, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 620, RSMo, by adding thereto six new sections relating to the development of microenterprise programs.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

SCA 1 was taken up.

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

On motion of Senator Clay, SB 787, as amended, was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
Clay Curls DePasco Ehlmann
Flotron Goode Graves House
Howard Jacob Johnson Kenney
Klarich Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Quick Rohrbach Russell
Schneider Scott Sims Singleton
Staples Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--32
NAYS--Senator Mueller--1
Absent--Senator Kinder--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

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

SB 809, introduced by Senator Klarich, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 71, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to certain real property.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Klarich, SB 809 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
Clay Curls DePasco Ehlmann
Flotron Goode Graves House
Howard Jacob Johnson Kenney
Klarich Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Scott Sims
Singleton Staples Westfall Wiggins
Yeckel--33
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senator Kinder--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

Senator Quick moved that SB 632, with SCS, SS for SCS, SA 3 and SSA 1 for SA 3, as amended (pending), be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

SSA 1 for SA 3, as amended, was again taken up.

President Pro Tem McKenna assumed the Chair.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

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

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 1

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3

Amend Senate Substitute Amendment No. 1 for Senate Amendment No. 3 to Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 6, Section 4, Line 9, by deleting the word "278" and insert in lieu thereof the word "276".

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

Senator Rohrbach offered SA 4 to SSA 1 for SA 3:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 4 TO

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 1

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3

Amend Senate Substitute Amendment No. 1 for Senate Amendment No. 3 to Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 300, Column 2, Line 20 of said column of the Senate Journal for Thursday, February 26, 1998, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

"Taxpayers eligible for a tax credit are allowed to assign these tax credits to their children's health insurer, or, to their employer if their employer provides insurance coverage for the taxpayer's children. Such assignable tax credits must be made on a dollar for dollar basis.".

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

Senator Rohrbach moved that SSA 1 for SA 3, as amended, be adopted, which motion failed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Childers Ehlmann Flotron
Graves Kenney Kinder Klarich
Mueller Rohrbach Russell Schneider
Sims Singleton Westfall Yeckel--16
NAYS--Senators
Banks Caskey Curls DePasco
Goode House Howard Jacob
Johnson Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Quick Scott Staples
Wiggins--17
Absent--Senator Clay--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

SA 3 was again taken up.

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

President Pro Tem McKenna assumed the Chair.

At the request of Senator Quick, SS for SCS for SB 632, as amended, was withdrawn.

Senator Quick offered SS No. 2 for SCS for SB 632, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE NO. 2 FOR

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 632

An Act to amend chapter 208, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to providing health care for certain uninsured children.

Senator Quick moved that SS No. 2 for SCS for SB 632 be adopted.

Senator Kenney offered SA 1, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 5, Section 208.183, Line 11, by adding immediately after the word "program" on line 11 the following "; and annually thereafter".

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

Senator Sims offered SA 2:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

Amend Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 4, Section 208.183, Line 8 of said page, by inserting immediately after all of said line the following:

"8. The department of social services shall commission a study on the impact of this program on providing a comprehensive array of community-based wrap around services for seriously emotionally disturbed children and children affected by substance abuse. The department shall issue a report to the general assembly within forty-five days of the twelve month anniversary of the beginning of this program and yearly thereafter. This report shall include recommendations to the department on how to improve access to the provisions of community-based wrap around services under this act."; and further amend by renumbering the remaining subsections accordingly.

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

Senator Childers offered SA 3, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3

Amend Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 1, Section 208.183, Line 7, by inserting after the period on said line the following: "the provisions of this section shall be void and of no effect after July 1, 2002".

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

Senator Ehlmann offered SA 4:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 4

Amend Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 1, Section 208.183, Line 7, by inserting immediately after the word "appropriation" the following: "; however, excluding the first year appropriation no appropriation shall exceed the amount of federal funds received for the program and the amount saved by the state in the previous fiscal year under the Medicaid managed care plus program".

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

Senator Kenney offered SA 5:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 5

Amend Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 3, Section 208.183, Line 2, by deleting the words "five dollar" and insert in lieu thereof the words "seven dollar and fifty cent"; and

Further amend said bill, page 3, line 8, by deleting the word "five" and insert in lieu thereof the word "ten"; and

Further amend said bill, page 3, line 14, by deleting the word "five" and insert in lieu thereof the following: "ten".

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

Senator Singleton offered SA 6, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 6

Amend Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 5, Section 208.183.10, Line 15, by adding following the word "impact" the following "in addition to remedies already in this act".

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

Senator Sims offered SA 7:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 7

Amend Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 5, Section 208.183, Line 25 of said page, by adding after said line the following:

"Section 1. Ten percent of any federal funds received under the provisions of Title XXI of the Social Security Act and ten percent of any state funds used to match those federal funds shall be used for outlays through the department of health to local public health agencies for children's health programs."; and

Further amend said bill, by amending the titling and enacting clauses accordingly.

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

Senator Westfall offered SA 8:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 8

Amend Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 2, Section 208.183, Line 5, by striking "three hundred" and inserting in lieu thereof"two hundred fifty"; and

Further amend said bill, page 3, section 208.183, line 5, by striking all of lines 5 through 17, and inserting in lieu thereof "the department of social services. No".

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

Senator Yeckel offered SA 9:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 9

Amend Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 5, Section 208.183, Line 25, by inserting after said section the following:

"Section 1. In lieu of the program established in section 208.183 RSMo, parents of uninsured children may choose to claim a forty percent credit against the tax otherwise due pursuant to chapter 143, RSMo, not including sections 143.191 to 143.265, RSMo for premiums paid toward private insurers. If the amount allowable exceeds the income tax reduced by other credits, then the excess shall be considered an overpayment of income tax."; and

Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

Senator Yeckel moved that the above amendment be adopted.

Senator Yeckel offered SSA 1 for SA 9, which was read:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 1

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 9

Amend Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 5, Section 208.183, Line 25, by inserting after said section the following:

"Section 1. In lieu of the program established in section 208.183 RSMo, parents of uninsured children eligible for the program established in section 208.183 RSMo, may choose to claim a forty percent credit against the tax otherwise due pursuant to chapter 143, RSMo, not including sections 143.191 to 143.265, RSMo for premiums paid toward private insurers. If the amount allowable exceeds the income tax reduced by other credits, then the excess shall be considered an overpayment of income tax."; and

Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

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

SA 9 was again taken up.

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

Senator Quick moved that SS No. 2 for SCS for SB 632, as amended, be adopted and requested a roll call vote be taken. He was joined in his request by Senators Caskey, Childers, Maxwell and Russell.

SS No. 2 for SCS for SB 632, as amended, was adopted by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
Clay Curls DePasco Goode
Graves House Howard Jacob
Johnson Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Mueller Quick Scott
Sims Staples Wiggins--23
NAYS--Senators
Ehlmann Flotron Kenney Kinder
Klarich Rohrbach Russell Singleton
Westfall Yeckel--10
Absent--Senator Schneider--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

On motion of Senator Quick, SS No. 2 for SCS for SB 632, as amended, was declared perfected and ordered printed.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE

The following messages were received from the House of Representatives through its Chief Clerk:

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 927, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 36.150, RSMo 1994 and section 105.473, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to certain political activities, and to enact in lieu thereof six new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

Also,

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HCS for HBs 957 and 1063, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 407.400 and 407.413, RSMo 1994, relating to merchandising practices by certain distributors of intoxicating liquor for the sole purpose of enacting in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

Also,

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HCS for HBs 1519 and 1165, entitled:

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 for the purpose of the distribution of moneys from the gaming commission fund, with penalty provisions.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

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 27, 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:

Helen P. Gab, 460 Melville, University City, St. Louis County, Missouri 63130, as the public member of the State Committee of Psychologists, for a term ending August 28, 2002, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Yolanda Lorge, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor



Also,



OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

February 27, 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:

Stuart S. Scroggs, AIA, 1008 Maplewood, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri 65203, as a member of the Missouri State Board of Architects, Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, for a term ending October 3, 2001, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, vacancy.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor



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



REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

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 898, 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 917, 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 Caskey, Chairman of the Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, to which was referred SB 819, 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 Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, to which was referred SB 766, 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 Johnson, Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, to which was referred SB 897, 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 Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, to which were referred SB 610 and SB 835, 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 House, Chairman of the Committee on Education, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Education, to which was referred SB 695, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendment No. 1, and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Bill No. 695, Page 3, Section 1, Line 61, by inserting after "North 89" the following: "degrees".

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Education, to which was referred SB 733, 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 DePasco, Chairman of the Committee on Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs, to which was referred SB 841, 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 844, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendment No. 1, and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Bill No. 844, Page 6, Section 351.375, Line 68, by striking the word "deliver" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "filing"; and

Further amend said bill, page 11, section 359.041, line 79, by striking "delivery" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "filing".

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Financial and Governmental Organization, to which was referred SB 631, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendment No. 1, and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Bill No. 631, Page 1, Section 109.265, Line 5, by inserting after the word "commission." the following: "The director shall retain a representative copy of any material subject to sale or transfer if no other copies of

the material are within the permanent control of the director.".

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Bentley introduced to the Senate, Becky Perkins and Christine Blackwell and a group of Girl Scouts, Springfield; and Jessie Perkins, Cassie Dycus, Tiffany Mix, Sarah Johnson and Alea Bellingroehr were made honorary pages.

Senator Childers introduced to the Senate, Paula Jones, Mike Collins, Tonya Lewis and 11 students from the Stream Team from Reeds Spring High School.

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