Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION


FORTY-THIRD DAY--THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Pro Tem McKenna in the Chair.

The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

Our Father in Heaven, in the Old Testament we read, "Man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart." We do care what people say and think about us, but we are more concerned that the Lord approves of our actions. Be with us that what we do is a blessing to those around us. 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 Singleton offered Senate Resolution No. 1453, regarding Herbert Lee McDonald, M.D., which was adopted.

Senator Curls offered Senate Resolution No. 1454, regarding Reverend Dr. Frank L. Selkirk, III, Kansas City, which was adopted.

BILL REFERRALS

President Pro Tem McKenna referred SB 921, with SCS, to the Committee on State Budget Control.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

SB 683, introduced by Senators Westfall and Childers, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 301, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to motor vehicle license plates.

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

On motion of Senator Westfall, SB 683 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
Clay Curls DePasco Ehlmann
Flotron Goode House Howard
Jacob Johnson Kenney Klarich
Mathewson Maxwell McKenna Mueller
Rohrbach Russell Schneider Scott
Sims Singleton Staples Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--30
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Graves Lybyer Quick--3
Absent with leave--Senator Kinder--1

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

SB 604, with SCS, introduced by Senator Rohrbach, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 142.230 and 142.584, RSMo 1994, relating to motor fuel tax refunds, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

SCS for SB 604, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 604

An Act to repeal sections 142.230 and 142.584, RSMo 1994, relating to motor fuel tax refunds, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

Was taken up.

Senator Rohrbach moved that SCS for SB 604 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Rohrbach, SCS for SB 604 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Caskey Childers Clay
Curls DePasco 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--31
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Bentley Ehlmann--2
Absent with leave--Senator Kinder--1

The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SB 849, with SCS, introduced by Senator Caskey, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 137, RSMo, by adding thereto eleven new sections relating to ad valorem taxation of freight line companies, with penalty provisions.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

SCS for SB 849, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 849

An Act to amend chapter 137, RSMo, by adding thereto eleven new sections relating to ad valorem taxation of freight line companies, with penalty provisions.

Was taken up.

Senator Caskey moved that SCS for SB 849 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Caskey, SCS for SB 849 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
Mueller Quick Rohrbach Russell
Schneider Scott Sims Singleton
Staples Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--32
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senator McKenna--1
Absent with leave--Senator Kinder--1


The President declared the bill passed.

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

SB 936, introduced by Senator Quick, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 144, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to sales tax exemptions for certain newspaper equipment.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Quick, SB 936 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

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

Under the provisions of Senate Rule 90, Senator Kinder was excused from voting.

The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

Senator Quick announced that photographers from the Senate and KRCG-TV had been given permission to take pictures in the Senate Chamber today.

SB 743, with SCA 1, introduced by Senator Maxwell, entitled:

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

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

SCA 1 was taken up.

Senator Maxwell requested unanimous consent to change the numeral "40.010" to "44.010", which request was granted.

Senator Maxwell moved that SCA 1 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Maxwell, SB 743, 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 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 report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, to which was referred SCS for SBs 614, 696, 906, 530, 912 and 914, begs leave to report that it has examined the same and finds that the bill has been truly perfected and that the printed copies furnished the Senators are correct.

Senator Scott, Chairman of the Committee on State Budget Control, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on State Budget Control, to which were referred SCS for SBs 541 and 822 and SCS for SJR 24, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bills do pass.

Senator McKenna, Chairman of the Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Guber-natorial Appointments, to which were referred the following appointments and reappointments, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate do give its advice and consent to the following:

Dawn E. Gaines and Judith Steffen-Drake, as members of the Advisory Commission for Clinical Perfusionists;

Also,

Russell E. Dayton and Yolanda Lorge, as public members of the Advisory Commission for Clinical Perfusionists;

Also,

Helen P. Gab, as public member of the State Committee of Psychologists;

Also,

Gregory D. Evans, as a member of the Well Installation Board;

Also,

Stuart S. Scroggs and Donald L. Hiatte, as members of the Missouri State Board of Architects, Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors;

Also,

Elaine F. Spielbusch, as a member of the Missouri Ethics Commission;

Also,

Jeffrey D. Cawlfield, as a member of the Dam and Reservoir Safety Council.

Senator McKenna requested unanimous consent of the Senate to vote on the above reports in one motion. There being no objection, the request was granted.

Senator McKenna moved that the committee reports be adopted, and the Senate do give its advice and consent to the above appointments and reappointments, which motion prevailed.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments, to which was referred the appointment of Robert G. Schemenauer, as a member of the Public Service Commission, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate do give its advice and consent to said appointment.

Senator Rohrbach, joined by Senator Caskey, moved that the committee report be adopted and the Senate do give its advice and consent to the above appointment, which motion prevailed.

President Pro Tem McKenna assumed the Chair.

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

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

Senator House moved that SB 781, with SCS and SS for SCS (pending), be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection.

SS for SCS for SB 781 was again taken up.

Senator House offered SA 1:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 781, Page 50, Section 165.122, Line 14 of said page, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

"166.275. 1. Any amount of the difference by which the total amount appropriated by the state to school districts, in accordance with a judgment or order based on the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States, for fiscal year 1999 is less than the amount appropriated for the same purpose in fiscal year 1994 in addition to any unexpended appropriation for the 1998 fiscal year that results in additional unobligated resources for the state in fiscal year 1999 shall be transferred to the state school moneys fund and distributed in the manner provided in section 163.031, RSMo.

2. If the total amount appropriated by the state to school districts, in accordance with a judgment or order based on the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States, for fiscal year [1996] 2000 or any subsequent fiscal year is less than the amount appropriated for the same purpose in fiscal year [1994] 1999, any amount of the difference, in addition to any unexpended appropriation for the prior fiscal year that results in additional unobligated resources for the state beginning in fiscal year [1997, necessary to fund the district entitlements under section 163.031, RSMo, with a district entitlement proration factor no less than one, shall be transferred to the state school moneys fund and distributed in the manner provided in section 163.031, RSMo] 2000 shall be distributed as follows:

(1) Up to the first seventy-five million dollars, or such lesser amount determined by appropriation to be sufficient to fully fund district entitlements pursuant to section 163.031, RSMo, with a proration factor no less than one, of such funds shall be transferred to the state school moneys fund and distributed in the manner provided in section 163.031, RSMo; and

(2) Beginning in fiscal year 2000, after distributing funds pursuant to subdivision (1) of this subsection, the next twenty-five million dollars, or such lesser amount determined optional by appropriation to be sufficient, of the remaining funds shall be transferred to fully fund increases in appropriations for transportation categorical aid provided pursuant to line 11 of subsection 6 of section 163.031, RSMo, and any remainder of such twenty-five million dollars shall be transferred to fund other categorical state aid provided pursuant to section 163.031, RSMo; and

(3) After distributing funds pursuant to subdivisions (1) and (2) of this subsection, up to the next twenty-five million dollars, or such lesser amount determined by appropriation to be sufficient to fully fund district entitlements pursuant to section 163.031, RSMo, with a proration factor no less than one, of such funds shall be transferred to the state school moneys fund and distributed in the manner provided in section 163.031, RSMo; and

(4) After distributing funds pursuant to subdivisions (1), (2) and (3) of this subsection, any remaining funds shall be transferred to fully fund categorical state aid provided pursuant to section 163.031, RSMo, for transportation, vocational education, special education, gifted education, remedial reading and implementation costs of assessments established pursuant to section 160.522, RSMo."; and

Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

Senator House moved that the above amendment be adopted.

Senator Howard assumed the Chair.

President Pro Tem McKenna assumed the Chair.

At the request of Senator House, SB 781, with SCS, SS for SCS and SA 1 (pending), was placed on the Informal Calendar.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

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

Mr. President: Your Committee on Transportation, to which were referred SB 582 and SB 706, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

Senator Lybyer, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Appropriations, to which was referred SB 840, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass.

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 1033, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 70.660 and 70.676, RSMo 1994, and section 70.675, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the Missouri local government employees' retirement system, and to enact in lieu thereof three 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 HB 1794, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 443.415, RSMo 1994, relating to mortgage insurance, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1508, entitled:

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

Emergency clause adopted.

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 HB 1300, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 301.140, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to motor vehicles, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 931, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 542.301, RSMo 1994, relating to the disposition of evidence, and to enact 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 HB 898, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 34.140, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to certain state property, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1239, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 595.209, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to victims of crime, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1309, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 351, RSMo, relating to corporations by adding thereto one new section relating to the merger of a domestic corporation with a direct or indirect wholly owned subsidiary without an election of shareholders.

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 HB 1566, entitled:

An Act relating to drug dealer liability.

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 HB 1299, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 169.322, RSMo 1994, and sections 169.324, 169.326 and 169.328, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the public school retirement system in certain school districts, and to enact in lieu thereof four 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 HB 1301, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 136.365 and 136.370, RSMo 1994, relating to taxation, and to enact 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 HB 1097, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 208.010, RSMo 1994, relating to public assistance benefits, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1599, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 50.1100, RSMo 1994, and section 50.1110, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the county employees' retirement system, and to enact 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 HB 1683, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 162.955, 162.961 and 162.963, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to alternative education placement hearings, and to enact in lieu thereof three 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 HB 968, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 174.125, RSMo 1994, relating to certain teacher-training institutions, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1369, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 260.819, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to removal costs for oil spills, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1454, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 86.203, 86.288, 86.365 and 87.125, RSMo 1994, and section 86.253, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to certain retirement systems in the city of St. Louis, and to enact in lieu thereof five 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 HB 1088, entitled:

An Act relating to blind and visually impaired students.

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 HB 1569, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 351.165, 351.230, 351.327 and 351.596, RSMo 1994, and sections 351.017, 351.180 and 351.245, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to corporations, and to enact in lieu thereof seven 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 HB 1588, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 320.094, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the fire education trust fund, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1506, entitled:

An Act relating to certain practices by telephone companies.

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 HB 1055, entitled:

An Act relating solely to franchises and other agreements between motorcycle dealers and motorcycle manufacturers.

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 HB 1511, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 301.010, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to motor vehicles, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1092, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 301.142, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to physically disabled license plates and placards, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1763, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 169.050, 169.054, 169.056, 169.650, 169.655 and 169.670, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to teacher retirement, and to enact in lieu thereof five 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 HB 1162, entitled:

An Act relating to the Jim Sears Leadership Scholarship.

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 HB 1059, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 408.233, RSMo 1994, and section 408.140, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to credit transactions, and to enact 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 HB 1707, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 30.270, RSMo 1994, relating to the state treasurer, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1704, 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.

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 HB 1562, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 43.260, RSMo 1994, relating to the highway patrol, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1120, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 105.454, 105.456, 105.458 and 105.462, RSMo 1994, relating to prohibited acts by certain public officers, and to enact in lieu thereof four 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 HB 1226, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 211.331, RSMo 1994, relating to detention facilities in counties of the first and second classification, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1587, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 67.1000, as enacted by conference committee substitute for senate committee substitute for house committee substitute for house bill no. 3 of the second extraordinary session of the eighty-ninth general assembly and approved by the governor, relating to local tourism taxes of municipalities and other political subdivisions, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

Emergency clause adopted.

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 HB 1374, entitled:

An Act relating to notification to policyholders of loan interest due.

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 HB 1037, entitled:

An Act relating to certain farm and industrial equipment dealers and manufacturers.

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 HB 1052, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 32.105 and 31.111, RSMo Supp. 1997, and section 10 as enacted by senate bill no. 1 of the second extraordinary session of the eighty-ninth general assembly and approved by the governor, relating to the workfare renovation project, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to the same subject.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 1455, regarding John Robert Royse, Poplar Bluff, which was adopted.

Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 1456, regarding Lisa Reece, Angie Sears-McChesney and Anita Kissinger, Kickapoo, Springfield, which was adopted.

Senator Klarich offered Senate Resolution No. 1457, regarding Ted A. Greenhouse, Ballwin, which was adopted.

Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 1458, regarding the Springfield Public School District (R-XII), which was adopted.

Senator Caskey offered Senate Resolution No. 1459, regarding Sergeant Carl E. Robertson, USMC, which was adopted.

Senator Russell offered Senate Resolution No. 1460, regarding Charles Dickinson, Hartville, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Klarich introduced to the Senate, Jay Dalton, St. Louis; who was made an honorary page.

Senator House introduced to the Senate, Jon Davis, and forty seventh grade students from Zion Lutheran School, St. Charles County.

Senator Mathewson introduced to the Senate, Anita Keltner, Jane Brittan, and twelve seventh and eighth grade students from Pettis County R-XII School, Sedalia.

Senator Flotron introduced to the Senate, Mary Anna Jackson, Leanna Jackson, and Lauren Walter, St. Louis; and Lauren was made an honorary page.

Senator Graves introduced to the Senate, Richard Fordyce, and a Farm Bureau Youth Leadership Day delegation from Harrison County.

Senator Mueller introduced to the Senate, Debbie Mehan and her children, Christopher, Meghan and Kimberly, St. Louis; and Christopher, Meghan and Kimberly were made honorary pages.

Senator Sims introduced to the Senate, Liz Swanson and Shirley Morris, Becky Thatcher Area Girl Scout Council, Hannibal; Cindy Weber, Jan Gresham and Karen Miller, Cotton Boll Scout Council, Sikeston; Cynthia Frank and Lindsey Godfrey, Dogwood Trails Girl Scout Council, Springfield; Theresa Loveless, Kathy Dabrowski, Michele Ryan and Merrily Goldsmith, Girl Scout Council of Greater St. Louis; Maryanne Danforth, Mary Roberts and Roberta Hanson, Heart of Missouri Girl Scout Council, Jefferson City; Karen McGuigan, Robbie Woodley and Mary Ellen Cubria, Mid-Continent Council of Girl Scouts, Kansas City; and Denise Stewart and Laura Hinkebein, Otahki Girl Scout Council, Cape Girardeau.

Senator Kinder introduced to the Senate, forty fourth grade students from Washington Elementary School, Cape Girardeau; and Ashley Blackburn, David Ray, Daniel Yingling and Kristen Narrow were made honorary pages.

Senator Westfall introduced to the Senate, Sarah Miller, Stockton; Miranda McCullick, El Dorado Springs; Sarah Holzer Van Dyk, Milo; and Ruth Ewing, Stockton.

Senator Mathewson introduced to the Senate, Donnie Cox, and a Farm Bureau Youth Leadership delegation from Caldwell County.

On behalf of Senator McKenna, the President introduced to the Senate, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schemenauer, Jefferson City.

Senator Schneider introduced to the Senate, David Pott, and students from Griffith Elementary School, St. Louis; and Thomas White, David Walters, Sinetria McCottrell and Katie Maddox were made honorary pages.

Senator Bentley introduced to the Senate, Karen Eagles, Springfield.

Senator Russell introduced to the Senate, Tara Engelhardt, Amanda Jackson, Becky Ray and Darcy Condren, Buffalo; Jamie Barber, Phillipsburg; and Dayle Nelson, Dallas County.

Senator Mathewson introduced to the Senate, Rich Cole, and three students from Lafayette County Alternative School, Lexington.

Senator Yeckel introduced to the Senate, Nancy Werkmeister, Ruth Lodewyck, and students from St. Catherine Laboure School, St. Louis County; and Rebecca Perez, Erin Greenman, Kevin Schroeder and Freddy Daues were made honorary pages.

Senator Westfall introduced to the Senate, Joe Edwards and Kevin Young, Halfway; Nathan Hubbard and Sarah Schneider, Fair Play; Heather Norman and Bethany Ayres, Humansville; and Shirley Wimsatt, Stockton.



Senator Caskey introduced to the Senate, Larry Descombes, Gary Layton, and twenty-four eighth grade students from Leeton R-10 School, Leeton.

Senator Mathewson introduced to the Senate, his wife, Doris, Sedalia; his daughter-in-law, Jenny Mathewson, and his grandchildren, Eric and Morgan Mathewson, Springfield; and Eric and Morgan were made honorary pages.

Senator Goode introduced to the Senate, Celeste Vossmeyer, and her daughter, Rebecca, St. Louis.

On behalf of Senator McKenna, the President introduced to the Senate, Senate President Earl Ray Tomblin, West Virginia; and Colleen Cousineau, Atlanta, Georgia.

Senator Westfall introduced to the Senate, Holly Delasandro and Kayla Moore, Ash Grove; and Shane Cook and Justin Perryman, Bois D'Arc; and Holly, Kayla, Shane and Justin were made honorary pages.

On motion of Senator Quick, the Senate adjourned until 4:00 p.m., Monday, March 30, 1998.