Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION


FORTY-SECOND DAY--WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 1998


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Pro Tem McKenna in the Chair.

The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

Heavenly Father, when Solomon became King after the death of his father, David, he prayed for wisdom and an understanding heart. We ask for those virtues today. We pray for wisdom that we may know what choices to make. We pray for an understanding heart that we may know how best to communicate with others. 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 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 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

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Rohrbach offered Senate Resolution No. 1422, regarding Shirley M. Spencer, Jefferson City, which was adopted.

Senators Rohrbach, Westfall and Russell offered the following resolution, which was adopted:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1423

WHEREAS, the members of the Missouri Senate solemnly pause to recognize the life and lifetime achievements of an extraordinary Missourian, Dorris Gene Hammond, who departed this life on March 9, 1998; and

WHEREAS, Gene Hammond came into this world north of Quincy, Missouri, on July 21, 1926, as the precious infant son of proud and loving parents Hezekiah Valentine (Kie) Hammond and Jewel Bernard Hammond; and

WHEREAS, Gene Hammond was raised in the Quincy community where he attended Cross Lane Grade School and graduated from Weaubleau High School in 1944; and

WHEREAS, in April of 1945, Gene Hammond joined the United States Army where he first gave his heart to the Lord and was saved; was discharged from the Army in May of 1946; returned to farming that December; and went on to attend Reish Auction School in Mason City, Iowa, conducting sales for more than fifty years; and

WHEREAS, on July 16, 1948, Gene Hammond took the hand of his beloved, Freda May Penny, a wonderful woman with whom he was elected to the Weaubleau Township Republican Committee first in 1950 for ten years, then again in 1988; and

WHEREAS, a livestock farmer, Gene Hammond distinguished himself through many years of dedicated employment as a salesman for Benson Chevrolet of Humansville and Crafton Chevrolet of Osceola for five years; as the operator of the APCO Service Station and Cafe; and as the Weaubleau Postmaster until his retirement in 1986; and

WHEREAS, Gene Hammond was extremely proud of his affiliation with the Weaubleau Lions Club, the Sightfirst program and eye tissue bank, Little League Baseball, Weaubleau Prairie Housing, the School Board, and the MFA Oil Board; and

WHEREAS, preceded in death by his father Kie, his grandparents, and three aunts and two uncles, Gene Hammond leaves behind his devoted wife of forty-nine years, Freda; his three sons, Marlin Hammond of Lincoln, Missouri, Clifton Hammond of Springfield, Missouri, and Tony Hammond of Arlington, Virginia; his daughter-in-law, Barbara Hammond; his two grandchildren, Tracy Glenn and Kelly Gene Hammond; his brother and sister-in-law, Keet and June Hammond of Carthage, Missouri; his mother, Jewel Hammond of Bolivar, Missouri; his aunt, Zelma Walker of Lee's Summit, Missouri; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we, the members of the Missouri Senate, Eighty-ninth General Assembly, unanimously join in paying final tribute to Gene Hammond, a wonderful son, loving husband, proud father, caring grandfather, and exemplary citizen who will be sadly missed by all those who had the distinct pleasure of knowing and loving him; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate be instructed to prepare a properly inscribed copy of this resolution for the family of the late Dorris Gene Hammond, as an expression of our deepest sympathy.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

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

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 37

WHEREAS, the elderly population in the state is growing at a significant and unprecedented rate; and

WHEREAS, the increasing elderly population in the state will place unprecedented demands upon the state's health delivery system; and

WHEREAS, the federal government's approach to state mandates and entitlements regarding medicare and medicaid funding for the elderly is changing; and

WHEREAS, the health care industry has evolved into a new era of managed care, provider networks, home health care, and alternative methods for the delivery of services; and

WHEREAS, the elderly expect that their needs will be provided in an environment that allows greater flexibility through a "continuum of care"; and

WHEREAS, elderly citizens could benefit from "one stop shopping" where they can receive the required government assistance through a single government office; and

WHEREAS, an in-depth study and evaluation must be made of the alternatives and strategies available for the delivery of services to the growing elderly population in Missouri;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the Senate, Eighty-ninth General Assembly, the House of Representatives concurring therein, hereby establish the "Joint Interim Committee on Aging" to be composed of fifteen members. The members shall consist of three state senators appointed by the President pro tem of the Senate representing each political party, three state representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives representing each of the major political parties, the Lieutenant Governor, the chairman of the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee or his designee, the Director of the Department of Social Services or his designee, and two citizen members appointed by the Governor who are knowledgeable about the health care needs of the elderly; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the President pro tem of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall each appoint two individuals that will represent organizations that provide care specifically for the elderly in Missouri; 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 June 1, 1998, 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 may solicit any input and information necessary to fulfill its obligations from the Department of Social Services and representatives of citizen groups formed to address issues regarding Missouri's elderly population; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging supports the concept of an interim committee on aging as established by the General Assembly, and furthermore, the Council agrees to be available to advise and assist the Joint Interim Committee on Aging with this initiative however possible, and shall be prepared to provide representation on the committee; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the committee shall make an in-depth study and evaluation of the alternatives and strategies for the delivery of state services to the growing aging population in Missouri; 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, 1999; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Department of Social Services shall be responsible for paying out of funds appropriated for such purposes the actual and necessary expenses of the committee, the costs of any outside consultants necessary for the committee to complete its study, and the expenses of the committee's non-legislative members and non-legislative staff personnel assigned to the committee incurred in attending meetings of the committee. The expenses of legislative members and legislative staff shall be paid from the Joint Contingent Fund. The expenses of committee members from the executive branch shall be paid from the funds of their respective departments; 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; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate be instructed to prepare properly inscribed copies of this resolution to be delivered to the Governor and the Director of the Department of Social Services.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

Senator Wiggins requested unanimous consent of the Senate to suspend the rules for the purpose of reporting in a Senate Consent bill, which request was granted.

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

Mr. President: Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred SB 524, 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 Scott, Chairman of the Committee on State Budget Control, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on State Budget Control, to which were referred SB 922, with SCS; SB 641; SS for SCS for SBs 583 and 645; and SCS for SB 584, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bills do pass.

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, after examination of SB 818, with SCS, respectfully requests that it be removed from the Senate Consent Calendar in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 45.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, after examination of SB 948, respectfully requests that it be removed from the Senate Consent Calendar in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 45.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, after examination of SB 981, respectfully requests that it be removed from the Senate Consent Calendar in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 45.

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

SB 922, with SCS, introduced by Senator House, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 288.126 and 288.150, RSMo 1994, and sections 288.090, 288.130 and 288.160, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to employment security, and to enact in lieu thereof five new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

SCS for SB 922, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 922

An Act to repeal sections 288.126, 288.150 and 288.290, RSMo 1994, and sections 288.090, 288.130 and 288.160, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to employment security, and to enact in lieu thereof six new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions and an effective date.

Was taken up.

Senator House moved that SCS for SB 922 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator House, SCS for SB 922 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--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
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Clay Curls--2
Absent with leave--Senators--None

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

SB 918, introduced by Senator Howard, et al, entitled:

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

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Howard, SB 918 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
Kinder Klarich Lybyer Mathewson
Maxwell McKenna Mueller Quick
Rohrbach Russell Schneider Scott
Sims Singleton Staples Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--34
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--None

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

SB 945, introduced by Senator Howard, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 263.527, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to cotton growers referendum, 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 Howard, SB 945 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
Kinder Klarich Lybyer Mathewson
Maxwell McKenna Mueller Quick
Rohrbach Russell Schneider Scott
Sims Singleton Staples Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--34
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--None

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

SB 947, introduced by Senator Bentley, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 162.471 and 162.481, RSMo 1994, relating to school boards, 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 Bentley, SB 947 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
Jacob Johnson Kenney Kinder
Klarich Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Scott Sims
Singleton Staples Westfall Wiggins
Yeckel--33
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senator Howard--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

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

SB 927, with SCA 1, introduced by Senator Bentley, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 135.200, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to revenue producing enterprises for enterprise zones, 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 Bentley moved that the above amendment be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Bentley, SB 927, 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
Kinder Klarich Lybyer Mathewson
Maxwell McKenna Mueller Quick
Rohrbach Russell Schneider Scott
Sims Singleton Staples Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--34
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--None

The President Pro Tem 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 Westfall moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

SB 790, with SCS, introduced by Senator Westfall, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 332, RSMo, relating to dentists by adding thereto one new section relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

SCS for SB 790, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 790

An Act to amend chapter 332, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to dentists.

Was taken up.

Senator Westfall moved that SCS for SB 790 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Westfall, SCS for SB 790 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks 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 Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--32
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Bentley Staples--2
Absent with leave--Senators--None

The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SB 897, with SCS, introduced by Senator Johnson, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 172.020, RSMo 1994, relating to the university of Missouri and its ability to sell agricultural products, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

SCS for SB 897, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 897

An Act to repeal section 172.020, RSMo 1994, relating to the university of Missouri and its ability to sell agricultural products, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

Was taken up.

Senator Johnson moved that SCS for SB 897 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Johnson, SCS for SB 897 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
Kinder Klarich Lybyer Mathewson
Maxwell McKenna Mueller Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Scott Sims
Singleton Staples Westfall Wiggins
Yeckel--33
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senator Quick--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

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

SB 610, introduced by Senator Singleton, and SB 835, introduced by Senator Johnson, with SCS, entitled respectively:

An Act to repeal sections 323.020 and 323.060, RSMo 1994, relating to liquefied petroleum gases, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

An Act to repeal sections 323.020 and 323.060, RSMo 1994, relating to liquefied petroleum gases, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

Were called from the Consent Calendar and taken up by Senator Singleton.

SCS for SBs 610 and 835, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILLS NOS. 610 and 835

An Act to repeal sections 323.020 and 323.060, RSMo 1994, relating to liquefied petroleum gases, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

Was taken up.

Senator Singleton moved that SCS for SBs 610 and 835 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Singleton, SCS for SBs 610 and 835 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
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--33
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senator Clay--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SB 970, introduced by Senator Maxwell, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 261, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the department of agriculture.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Maxwell, SB 970 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
Kinder Klarich Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Quick Russell Schneider
Scott Sims Singleton Staples
Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--31
NAYS--Senators
Lybyer Mueller Rohrbach--3
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--None

The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

Senator Maxwell 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 adopted the Conference Committee Report on SCS for HCS for HB 1014, as amended, and has taken up and passed CCS for SCS for HCS for HB 1014.

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORTS

Senator Lybyer, on behalf of the conference committee appointed to act with a like committee from the House on SCS for HCS for HB 1014, as amended, submitted the following conference committee report:

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT ON

HOUSE BILL NO. 1014

Mr. President: Your Conference Committee appointed to confer with a like committee from the House on Senate Committee Substitute for House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 1014, as amended, begs leave to report that we, after open, free and fair discussion of the differences between the House and Senate, have agreed to recommend and do recommend to the respective bodies as follows:

That the Senate recede from its position on Senate Committee Substitute for House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 1014, as amended, and that the House recede from its position on House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 1014, and the Conference Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 1014, be adopted.

FOR THE SENATE: FOR THE HOUSE:

/s/ Mike Lybyer /s/ Dick Franklin

/s/ Harry Wiggins /s/ Timothy Green

/s/ Wayne Goode /s/ Scott B. Lakin

/s/ John T. Russell /s/ Ken Legan

/s/ Marvin Singleton /s/ Bonnie Sue Cooper

Senator Lybyer moved that the above conference committee report be adopted, which motion prevailed by the following vote:

YEAS--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
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--None

On motion of Senator Lybyer, CCS for HB 1014, entitled:

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 1014

An Act to appropriate money for supplemental purposes for the several departments and offices of state government, and for the payment of various claims for refunds, for persons, firms, and corporations, and for other purposes, and to transfer money among certain funds, from the funds designated for the fiscal period ending June 30, 1998.

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
Kinder Klarich Lybyer Mathewson
Maxwell McKenna Mueller Quick
Rohrbach Russell Schneider Scott
Sims Singleton Staples Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--34
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--None

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

SS for SB 518, introduced by Senator Graves, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 518

An Act to repeal section 307.365, RSMo 1994, and sections 307.350 and 307.366, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to inspections of motor vehicles, and to enact in lieu thereof four new sections relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Informal Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Graves, SS for SB 518 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Clay
Curls DePasco Flotron Graves
House Howard Jacob Johnson
Kenney Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Rohrbach Russell Scott
Sims Singleton Wiggins Yeckel--24
NAYS--Senators
Banks Ehlmann Goode Kinder
Klarich Mueller Quick Schneider
Staples Westfall--10
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--None

The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SB 641, introduced by Senator House, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 173.260, RSMo 1994, relating to the survivor grant program, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

Was taken up.

On motion of Senator House, SB 641 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

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

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

SS for SCS for SBs 583 and 645, introduced by Senator Maxwell, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILLS NOS. 583 and 645

An Act relating to the common language of the state.

Was taken up.

Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

On motion of Senator Maxwell, SS for SCS for SBs 583 and 645 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Curls
DePasco Ehlmann Flotron Goode
Graves House Howard Jacob
Kenney Kinder Klarich Lybyer
Mathewson Maxwell McKenna Quick
Russell Schneider Scott Sims
Singleton Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--28
NAYS--Senators
Clay Mueller Rohrbach--3
Absent--Senators
Banks Johnson Staples--3
Absent with leave--Senators--None

The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

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 were referred SS for SB 620; SCS for SBs 541 and 822; SCS for SJR 24; and SB 800, begs leave to report that it has examined the same and finds that the bills have been truly perfected and that the printed copies furnished the Senators are correct.

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

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

HCS for HBs 1094, 1213, 1311 and 1428--Corrections and General Laws.

HB 1240--Corrections and General Laws.

HS for HCS for HBs 1601, 1591, 1592, 1479 and 1615--Corrections and General Laws.

HCS for HB 1620--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

HJR 32--Appropriations.

BILL REFERRALS

President Pro Tem McKenna referred SCS for SJR 24 and SCS for SBs 541 and 822 to the Committee on State Budget Control.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Staples offered Senate Resolution No. 1424, regarding Phi Theta Kappa's All-Missouri Academic Team, which was adopted.

Senator Johnson offered Senate Resolution No. 1425, regarding Jo DeShon, St. Joseph, which was adopted.

Senator Johnson offered Senate Resolution No. 1426, regarding Marilyn Dedrickson, St. Joseph, which was adopted.

Senator Johnson offered Senate Resolution No. 1427, regarding Marie Puett, St. Joseph, which was adopted.

On motion of Senator Quick, the Senate adjourned until 3:00 p.m.

RECESS

The time of recess having expired, the Senate was called to order by President Pro Tem McKenna.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Singleton offered Senate Resolution No. 1428, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Stout, Joplin, which was adopted.

Senator Jacob offered Senate Resolution No. 1429, regarding Robert O. Watson, Renick, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1430, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Douglas, Chillicothe, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1431, regarding Pat Ingle, sixth grade teacher at Malden Elementary School, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1432, regarding Karen House, kindergarten teacher at Malden Elementary School, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1433, regarding Connie Hampton, physical education teacher at Malden Elementary School, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1434, regarding Vicki Hammack, reading recovery teacher at Malden Elementary School, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1435, regarding Linda Joslin, first grade teacher at Malden Elementary School, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1436, regarding Sue Shaw, elementary counselor at Malden Elementary School, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1437, regarding Iris Yersak, gifted students teacher at Malden Elementary School, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1438, regarding Connie Cox, retired teacher at Malden Elementary School, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1439, regarding Barbara Console, librarian at Malden Elementary School, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1440, regarding Jan Huckeby, fourth grade teacher at Malden Elementary School, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1441, regarding Zeta Xi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1442, regarding Theta Rho chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1443, regarding the Adelphian Civic Club, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1444, regarding Aaron Winberry, Poplar Bluff, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1445, regarding Paul Bridges, Silva, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1446, regarding Charles Burton, Bloomfield, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1447, regarding the Xi Delta Pi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1448, regarding the Kennett Jaycees, which was adopted.

Senator Curls offered Senate Resolution No. 1449, regarding John P. Cole, Kansas City, which was adopted.

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 HCS for HB 922, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 272.010, 272.020, 272.030, 272.040, 272.050, 272.060, 272.070, 272.080, 272.090, 272.100, 272.110, 272.120, 272.130, 272.150, 272.160, 272.170, 272.180, 272.190, 272.200, 272.210, 272.220, 272.230, 272.235, 272.240, 272.250, 272.260, 272.270, 272.280, 272.290, 272.300, 272.310, 272.320, 272.330, 272.340, 272.350, 272.360 and 272.370, RSMo 1994, relating to fences, and to enact in lieu thereof nine new sections relating to the same subject, with an effective date.

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 HB 1167, entitled:

An Act relating to assaults in correctional institutions.

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 HS for HCS for HB 1412, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 103.005 and 103.036, RSMo 1994, and sections 103.003 and 103.008, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to health plans for state employees, and to enact in lieu thereof seven new sections relating to the same subject, with an effective date.

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 HB 1197, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 143.805, RSMo 1994, and to enact in lieu thereof seven new sections for the purpose of establishing the family development account program.

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 HS for HCS for HB 1095, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 610.010, 610.015, 610.020, 610.022, 610.023, 610.026, 610.027, 610.029, 610.030, 610.105 and 610.125, RSMo 1994, and sections 610.021, 610.100 and 610.200, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to governmental meetings and records, and to enact in lieu thereof fourteen new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

SCS for SB 584, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 584An Act to repeal sections 287.610 and 287.615, RSMo 1994, and section 286.005, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the department of labor and industrial relations, and to enact in lieu thereof four new sections relating to the same subject.

Was taken up by Senator Schneider.

Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

On motion of Senator Schneider, SCS for SB 584 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Clay
Curls Ehlmann Flotron House
Jacob Johnson Kenney Kinder
Klarich Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Quick Rohrbach Schneider
Scott Sims Staples Wiggins
Yeckel--25
NAYS--Senators
Banks DePasco Goode Graves
Howard Mueller Russell Singleton
Westfall--9
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--None

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

President Pro Tem McKenna assumed the Chair.

SS for SCS for SB 754, introduced by Senator Banks, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 754

An Act to amend chapter 354, RSMo, by adding thereto three new sections relating to the provision of certain medical services.

Was taken up.

On motion of Senator Banks, SS for SCS for SB 754 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
Clay Curls DePasco Ehlmann
Goode Graves House Howard
Jacob Johnson Kenney Kinder
Klarich Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell
McKenna Quick Rohrbach Russell
Schneider Scott Sims Singleton
Staples Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--32
NAYS--Senators
Flotron Mueller--2
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--None

The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

Senator Banks 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

At the request of Senator Schneider, SB 471, with SCS, was placed on the Informal Calendar.

Senator Maxwell moved that SB 767, with SCS, be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

SCS for SB 767, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 767

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.

Was taken up.

Senator Maxwell moved that SCS for SB 767 be adopted.

Senator Maxwell offered SS for SCS for SB 767, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 767

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.

Senator Maxwell moved that SS for SCS for SB 767 be adopted.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

Senator Kenney offered SA 1:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 767, Page 15, Section 313.835, Line 11 from the top of said page, by deleting the word "eighty" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "sixty"; and

Further amend said bill, page 16, section 313.835, line 15 from top of said page, by inserting immediately after the period "." the following:

"No less than twenty percent of the funds deposited in the early childhood education fund shall annually be appropriated to the department of social services to provide child care certificates to parents as authorized pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 9858c (c)(2)(A)(i)(ll), as amended.".

Senator Kenney moved that the above amendment be adopted.

Senator Jacob offered SSA 1 for SA 1:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 1

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 767, Page 1, Section 41.214, Line 10 of said page, by striking the following: "and section 313.835"; and

Further amend said bill, page 15, section 313.835, lines 2-25 of said page, by striking all of said lines; and

Further amend said bill and section, page 16, lines 1-20 of said page, by striking all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"(b) All remaining net proceeds in the gaming commission fund shall be transferred to a "General Education Fund" which is hereby created. Any moneys deposited in this fund shall be used to support activities that prepare children from birth through college, subject to appropriations. All interest received in the general education fund shall be credited to the general education fund. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 33.080, RSMo, moneys in the general education fund at the end of any biennium shall not be transferred to the credit of the general revenue fund.".

Senator Jacob moved that the above substitute amendment be adopted.

Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

Senator Jacob offered SA 1 to SSA 1 for SA 1:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 1

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Substitute Amendment No. 1 for Senate Amendment No. 1 to Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 767, Page 1, Section 313.835, Line 4, by striking the number "25" and inserting in lieu thereof the following "4"; and

Further amend said amendment and section, line 5, by inserting immediately before said line the following:

"Further amend said bill and section, page 15, line 5 of said page, by striking the words "(c) all remaining net proceeds in the gaming commission fund" and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"(b) Three million dollars per year for the five years following the effective date of this section."; and

Further amend said amendment and section and page, line 5, by striking the words "lines 1-20" and inserting in lieu thereof the following "lines 10-20"; and further amend said amendment, section and page, line 8, by striking the subdivision: "(b)" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "programmatic accounting.

(c)".

Senator Jacob moved that the above amendment be adopted.

At the request of Senator Maxwell, SB 767, with SCS, SS for SCS, SA 1, SSA 1 for SA 1 and SA 1 to SSA 1 for SA 1 (pending), was placed on the Informal Calendar.

SB 731, SB 714, SB 715, SB 513, SB 691, SB 857, SB 887, SB 516, SB 667, SB 491, SB 654, SB 590 and SB 873, with SCS, were placed on the Informal Calendar.

Senator McKenna moved that SB 614, SB 696, SB 906, SB 530, SB 912 and SB 914, with SCS, be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

SCS for SBs 614, 696, 906, 530, 912, and 914, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILLS NOS. 614, 696, 906, 530, 912 and 914

An Act to repeal sections 138.430, 196.790, 426.220, 426.230, 476.682, 478.265, 478.266, 478.267, 478.320, 478.437, 534.350, 534.360 and 535.110, RSMo 1994, and sections 105.464, 479.500, 487.020, 488.012, 488.015, 514.040, 534.380 and 535.030, RSMo Supp. 1997, and to enact in lieu thereof twenty-four new sections relating to the judiciary.

Was taken up.

Senator McKenna moved that SCS for SBs 614, 696, 906, 530, 912 and 914 be adopted.

Senator Schneider offered SA 1:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 614, 696, 906, 530, 912 and 914, Page 9, Section 478.437, Line 17, by inserting immediately after said section the following:

"478.464. 1. In the sixteenth judicial circuit, associate circuit divisions shall hereafter be numbered beginning with the number 25:

(1) Division 101 shall hereafter be division 25;

(2) Division 102 shall hereafter be division 26;

(3) Division 103 shall hereafter be division 27;

(4) Division 104 shall hereafter be division 28;

(5) Division 105 shall hereafter be division 29;

(6) Division 106 shall hereafter be division 30;

(7) Division 107 shall hereafter be division 31; and

(8) Division 108 shall hereafter be division 32.

2. [Twelve months after construction of two new courtrooms in Independence is completed,] On and after August 28, 1998, there shall be one additional associate circuit judge in the sixteenth judicial circuit, to [be known as] sit in division 33. [The presiding judge of such circuit shall certify to the state of administration office the actual date of completion of said construction.]

3. Divisions 25, 26, 27, 29, and 31 shall sit in Kansas City and divisions 28, 30, 32, and 33 shall sit in Independence."; and

Further amend the title and enacting clause of said bill accordingly.

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

Senator Singleton offered SA 2:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

Amend Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 614, 696, 906, 530, 912 and 914, Page 18, Section 535.110, Line 7, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

"600.101. At least two public defenders shall be reassigned to offices in the fortieth judicial circuit provided that each county in such circuit fund, on the basis of population, its pro rata share of the costs of office space and utility services."; and

Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

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

Senator Schneider offered SA 3:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3

Amend Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 614, 696, 906, 530, 912 and 914, Page 4, Section 476.682, Line 6, by inserting immediately after the word "service." on said line the following: "Notwithstanding the foregoing, no senior judge shall receive less daily compensation than an amount, that when added to the daily amount of annual compensation payable to sections 476.450 to 476.595, is less than one hundred percent of the current annual salary of the office from which the judge retired attributable to one day of service."; and further amend said bill, page 6, section 478.265, line 15, by striking the words "an associate" on said line and inserting in lieu thereof the word "a"; and further amend said bill, section 478.267, page 7, line 10, by striking the brackets "[ ]" around the word "a" on said line, and striking the words "an associate" on said line.

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

Senator McKenna moved that SCS for SBs 614, 696, 906, 530, 912 and 914, as amended, be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator McKenna, SCS for SBs 614, 696, 906, 530, 912 and 914, as amended, was declared perfected and ordered printed.

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 HS for HCS for HB 1161, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 640.102, 640.115, 640.120, 640.125, 640.130, 644.101, 644.116 and 644.122, RSMo 1994, and section 640.100, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to public drinking water, and to enact in lieu thereof fifteen new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions and an emergency clause.

Emergency clause adopted.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Yeckel offered Senate Resolution No. 1450, regarding Donna Gray, St. Louis, which was adopted.

Senator Yeckel offered Senate Resolution No. 1451, regarding Madeleine Forck, St. Louis, which was adopted.

Senators Goode and Schneider offered Senate Resolution No. 1452, regarding Ms. Louise Butler, which was adopted.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

On behalf of Senator DePasco, Chairman of the Committee on Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs, Senator McKenna submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs, to which was referred SB 748, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

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

Mr. President: Your Committee on Public Health and Welfare, to which was referred SB 611, 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. 611, Page 2, Section 334.010, Line 22, by striking the word "When"; and

Further amend said bill, Page 2, Section 334.010, Line 24, by inserting immediately after the word "state" the following: "; or

(3) Evaluating a patient or rendering an oral, written or otherwise documented medical opinion, or when providing testimony or records for the purpose of any civil or criminal action before any judicial or administrative proceeding of this state or other forum in this state".

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Clay introduced to the Senate, Leonard Jackson, Dorothy Walker, and students from Soldan-International Studies High School, St. Louis; and Harriett Williams, Brian Swope, Jihan Grady, Asueleni Deloney, Christa Brown, Mya Walker and Nkenge Mtendazi were made honorary pages.

Senator Childers introduced to the Senate, Dave and Beth Stefan, and their children Sashanna, Kaelee, Kelton, Dainec and Tawner, Kissee Mills; and Sashanna, Kaelee, Kelton, Dainec and Tawner were made honorary pages.

Senator Bentley introduced to the Senate, Yolanda Lorge and Judy Steppen-drake, Springfield.

Senator Caskey introduced to the Senate, his wife, Kay, Butler; and Rose Marie Falco, Sandy Katzer and Connie Hubbard, Belton.

Senator Mathewson introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, Dr. A.J. Campbell and his wife, Janet, Sedalia.

Senator Sims introduced to the Senate, Allison and Audrey Gab, St. Louis; and Allison and Audrey were made honorary pages.

Senator Mathewson introduced to the Senate, Jim Page and students from State Fair Community College, Sedalia.

Senator Klarich introduced to the Senate, Phyllis, Richard, Nathan and Katie Steckel; Mark, Joyce, Stephen, Alyssa and Katelyn Devarennes; Bill Stewart; Michael Justin Overkamp; Tyler Wilson, Bob and Scott Heide; Carolyn and Tim Woodstock; Kathy, Jacob and Mike Edsel; Scott, Jenny, Chelsea and Justin Potter; and Cody Glenn, members and parents of Pack 811, Dens 5 and 8, Washington.

Senator Rohrbach introduced to the Senate, Coaches Mike Jeffries, Joe Schaefer, Travis Reinsch and Luke Mueller; and Luke Wilson, John Slicker, Paul Mengwasser, Joey Heet, Matt Beffa, Tony Brenneke, Ryan Lock, Aaron Schrimpf, Jeremy Loethen, Matt Rackers, Kyle Schrimpf, Jason Van Loo, Jacob Wadley and Tommy Kusick, members of the 1998 State Champion Helias Wrestling Team; and cheerleaders, Kristi Gratz, Elise Rackers, Melissa McDaniel, Daniell Doerhoff and Angie Bruce, Jefferson City.

Senator Klarich introduced to the Senate, Wayne, Debbie, Bev and Anna Cross, Ballwin.

On behalf of Senator Flotron, Senator Klarich introduced to the Senate, Jimmie, Patty, Kyle and Lucas Montaigne, St. Louis County.

Senator Jacob introduced to the Senate, Joan Snodgrass, Della Bell, Jill Hughes and Virginia Ehrhardt, Moberly.

Senator Rohrbach introduced to the Senate, Charles "Bud" Pryor and Bill Arment, Morgan County.

Senator Caskey introduced to the Senate, Dr. Shari Bax and nine students from Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg.

On behalf of Senators DePasco, Curls and himself, Senator Wiggins introduced to the Senate, Sally Rice, Loretta and Ralph P. Brunell, Margaret Olson, Jeanette Robinson, Leora Montgomery and Anthony Jordan, Kansas City.

Senator Howard introduced to the Senate, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hixon, and Julie, Greenville; and Julie was made an honorary page.

Senator Jacob introduced to the Senate, Keith Spaulding, Norma Frink, Ann Schafer and Susan Donnelly, Fayette.

Senator Lybyer introduced to the Senate, Julia Cowell and Sally Streeter, New Bloomfield.

Senator Maxwell introduced to the Senate, John Sollars, and forty-three eighth and ninth grade students from Atlanta High School, Atlanta; and Sommer McQuay and Weston Gaughan were made honorary pages.

Senator Maxwell introduced to the Senate, Mr. Gosney, Ms. Barnard, and twenty-one ninth grade students from Marion County R-II School, Marion County.

Senator Wiggins introduced to the Senate, Randa Rawlins, Carol Meunier, Luella Cooper, Tim Gibson and Catherine (Winn) Nguyen, Kansas City.



Senator Caskey introduced to the Senate, Jim Person, Belton.

Senators Scott and Schneider introduced to the Senate, Miss Hannigan, Mrs. Sue Brown, Jodi Wilkerson, Dianne Berns and eighth grade students from St. Raphael the Archangel School, St. Louis; and Peter Berns, Alex Green, Erin Long, Eric Pogue, Greg Westrich and Elizabeth Drennan were made honorary pages.

Senator Rohrbach introduced to the Senate, Merideth Todd, Jefferson City; and Misty Hollenbeck, Columbia.

Senator Rohrbach introduced to the Senate, Maurie Vermeersch, and Girl Scout Troop 492 from Trinity Lutheran School, Jefferson City; and Bethann Vossen, Ashley Vermeersch, Gretchen Ihms, Nichole Schroeder, Joy Ruenguert, Rachel Emling, Allison Hoerschgen and Ariel Vadner were made honorary pages.

Senator Rohrbach introduced to the Senate, Jim Casey, Jefferson City.

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