Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION


FORTY-FOURTH DAY--MONDAY, MARCH 30, 1998


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Senator Mathewson in the Chair.

The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

Our Father in Heaven, we can't be honest one day and dishonest the next, and expect people to think we have integrity. We can't be nice one day and a grouch the next day and expect people to think we are friendly. We can't live for Christ one day and the devil the next and expect to be Christlike. Make us consistent. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited.

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

The Journal for Thursday, March 26, 1998, 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 Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1461, regarding Debra Sweatman, Gallatin, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1462, regarding Luke J. Dlabal, III, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1463, regarding Grant Julian Riggins, Blue Springs, which was adopted.

Senator Yeckel offered Senate Resolution No. 1464, regarding William M. "Bill" Eydman, St. Louis County, which was adopted.

Senator Schneider offered Senate Resolution No. 1465, regarding Nicholas Conrad "Nick" Towers, Riverview, which was adopted.

Senator Schneider offered Senate Resolution No. 1466, regarding Karen Dueren McKay, Florissant, which was adopted.

Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 1467, regarding Andrew Thomas, Springfield, which was adopted.

Senator Clay offered Senate Resolution No. 1468, regarding Bishop Bose Bradford, St. Louis, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1469, regarding the death of Betty J. Ellis, Grandview, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1470, regarding the death of Mildred Theobald, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1471, regarding the death of Shirley M. Campbell, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1472, regarding the death of Margery Mae Leslie, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1473, regarding the death of Vernon F. Dunbar, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1474, regarding the death of Martha Patricia Campbell Gilford, Leawood, Kansas, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1475, regarding the death of Ralph Keith, Holly, Colorado, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1476, regarding the death of Terence J. Kinsella, III, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1477, regarding the death of Alfred E. "Al" Poe, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1478, regarding the death of Donald J. Drummond, Sr., Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1479, regarding the death of J. R. "Bluejay" Richards, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1480, regarding the death of Petro Harakas, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1481, regarding the death of Thaddeus J. Grebowiec, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1482, regarding the death of Lon M. Sutherland, Raytown, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1483, regarding the death of Janice J. Roberts, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1484, regarding the death of Carl D. "Sonny" Beaver, Raytown, 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 HB 1859, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 263.527, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to boll weevil eradication, 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 950, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 348.015 and 348.400, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to agriculture, 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 1228, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 347.163 and 359.021, RSMo 1994, and section 358.510, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to business organizations, 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 1748, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 294.011 and 294.030, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to child labor, 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 996, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 327, RSMo, relating to the practice of architecture, by adding thereto 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 1444, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 534.070, RSMo 1994, and sections 534.090 and 535.030, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to civil procedure, 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 1046, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 610, RSMo, relating to certain governmental records, by adding thereto 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 1080, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 379.883 and 379.888, RSMo 1994, relating to commercial casualty insurance, 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 1410, 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 1274, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 660, RSMo, relating to the department of social services by adding thereto one new section relating to head start programs.

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 1556, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 210.109, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the child protection system established by the division of family services, 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 1272, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 162.471, RSMo 1994, relating to school boards, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

Emergency clause defeated.

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 1103, entitled:

An Act relating to the construction of the durable power of attorney statutes.

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 1201, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 32.105, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the neighborhood assistance program, 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 1607, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 70.686, RSMo 1994, relating to retirement benefits for officers and employees of political subdivisions, 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 1107, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 456, RSMo, relating to trusts and estates of decedents and persons under disability by adding thereto one new section relating to compensation of trustees.

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 1718, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 42.012, RSMo 1994, and section 42.010, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to veterans' cemeteries, 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 1357, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 195.017, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the schedule of controlled substances, 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 1090, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 374.122, RSMo 1994, relating to the department of insurance.

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 955, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 165.211, 165.221 and 165.231, RSMo 1994, relating to school finances, 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 1113, entitled:

An Act relating to a county road tax in counties with a population between four thousand two hundred and six thousand five hundred.

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 1149, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 32, RSMo, relating to taxation by adding thereto 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 1304, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 79.365, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to compensation of certain board members, 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 1352, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 89.120, RSMo 1994, relating to penalties for violations of zoning statutes and ordinances, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section 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 HB 1531, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 140.730, RSMo 1994, relating to the collection of personal property taxes, 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 1468, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 71.620, RSMo 1994, relating to prohibiting the imposition of tax on certain professions, 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 1507, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 143.221, 143.521, 144.080 and 144.655, RSMo 1994, relating to the filing requirements for certain tax returns and payments, 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 1734, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 139.210, RSMo 1994, relating to county budgets, and to enact in lieu thereof three 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 HB 1419, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 210.030, RSMo 1994, relating to blood tests for pregnant women, 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 1802, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 304.230, RSMo 1994, and section 303.024, RSMo Supp. 1997, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections for the purpose of the enforcement of the motor vehicle financial responsibility law, 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 HB 1586, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 56, RSMo, relating to county legal representation by adding thereto 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 944, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 51.180 and 51.250, RSMo 1994, relating to county clerks.

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 1730, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 302.130, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the operating of a motor vehicle, 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 1293, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 138.085, RSMo 1994, relating to boards of equalization in certain counties, 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 1158, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 644.032, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to local parks, 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 1705, entitled:

An Act relating solely to intoxicating liquor wholesalers' and retailers' delivery practices, 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 HB 1480, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 109.221, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to local matching funds for local record preservation grants, 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 1084, entitled:

An Act relating to employment and educational opportunities for selective service registrants.

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 1157, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 26.609 and 26.614, RSMo 1994, relating to the community service commission, 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.

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

Senator McKenna moved that SB 765, with SCS and SA 6 (pending), be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

SA 6 was again taken up.

At the request of Senator Caskey, the above amendment was withdrawn.

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

Senator Yeckel offered SA 7, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 7

Amend Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 765, Page 15, Section 313.605, Line 4, by placing an opening and closing bracket "[ ]" around the word "hold" and inserting immediately after the following: ", or any person or organization which has any financial interest, directly or indirectly, in any other gaming activity or business, holds".

Senator Yeckel moved that the above amendment be adopted.

Senator McKenna offered SA 1 to SA 7, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 7

Amend Senate Amendment No. 7 to Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 765, Page 1 of the amendment, Line 4, by adding after the word "business" the following: "other than horse racing".

Senator McKenna moved that the above amendment be adopted.

At the request of Senator McKenna, SA 1 to SA 7 was withdrawn.

Senator McKenna offered SA 2 to SA 7, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 7

Amend Senate Amendment No. 7 to Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 765, Page 1 of the amendment, Line 4, by adding after the word "business" the following: "other than a horse racing licensee".

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

SA 7, as amended, was again taken up.

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

Senator Howard requested unanimous consent of the Senate to withdraw his request to be recused from voting on SCS for SB765, which request was granted.

Senator Childers offered SA 8, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 8

Amend Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 765, Page 8, Section 313.560, Line 91, by inserting after the words "appropriations from" on said line the following: "funds deposited by licensees as provided in section 313.530, RSMo, which shall then be credited to".

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

Senator Kenney offered SA 9:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 9

Amend Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 765, Page 12, Section 313.585, Line 23, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

"4. A licensee shall be permitted to simulcast races and conduct wagering at its associated pari-mutuel facilities no more than three days for each live racing day such licensee conducts in Missouri at its live race track owned and operated by such licensee.".

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

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

Senator Ehlmann offered SA 10, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 10

Amend Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 765, Page 12, Section 313.585, Line 23, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

"4. An applicant to conduct race meetings which are not related to the state fair or which are not on state fairgrounds shall demonstrate that the meetings will be held at a permanent facility built for that purpose on private property and that the initial investment will exceed fifty million dollars.".

Senator Ehlmann moved that the above amendment be adopted.

Senator McKenna offered SA 1 to SA 10, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 10

Amend Senate Amendment No. 10 to Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 765, Page 1 of the amendment, Line 3, by adding after the first "state" the words "or county" and adding after the second "state" the words "or county"; and on line 6, by striking the word "fifty" and add the word "twenty-five".

Senator McKenna moved that the above amendment be adopted.

Senator Ehlmann requested a division of the question on SA 1 to SA 10, asking that a vote first be taken on the portion of the amendment which inserts the words "or county" on line 3 and that a second vote be taken on the portion of the amendment striking the word "fifty" and inserting the word "twenty-five" on line 6, which request was granted.

Senator McKenna moved that Part 1 of SA 1 to SA 10 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

Senator McKenna moved that Part 2 of SA 1 to SA 10 be adopted, which motion failed on a standing division vote.

SA 10, as amended, was again taken up.

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

Senator McKenna offered SA 11:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 11

Amend Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 765, Page 24, Section 313.720, Line 25, by inserting after said line the following:

"Section 1. The commission may authorize a race meeting to be held in conjunction with any county fair and the Missouri state fair. Any moneys received as the result of such race meetings and the simulcasting of races may be appropriated to support racing at any applicable county or state fair."; and

Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

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

Senator Kenney offered SA 12, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 12

Amend Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 765, Page 12, Section 313.585, Line 3, by inserting immediately before the word "live" the word "privately-owned"; and

Further amend said bill, Page 12, Section 313.585, Line 5, by striking the words "operate a track" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "own and operate a privately-owned live race track".

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

Senator Kenney offered SA 13:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 13

Amend Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 765, Page 11, Section 313.580, Line 48, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

"8. A licensee or a relative within the second degree of consanguinity or affinity of such licensee shall not make any campaign contributions to a candidate, as such term is defined in chapter 130, RSMo, except when the licensee is the candidate. A license shall not be granted to any applicant who has made a campaign contribution to any candidate for the general assembly or a statewide office within one year prior to the effective date of this section or at any time on or after the effective date of this section.".

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

Senator McKenna moved that SCS for SB 765, as amended, be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator McKenna, SCS for SB 765, as amended, was declared perfected and ordered printed.

MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR

The following message was received from the Governor:

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 26, 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:

Carolyn V. Atkins, 3029 Hogan Drive, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri 65109, as a public member of the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board, for a term ending April 27, 2000, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, reappointed to a full term.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

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

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 1216, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 351.604, 355.716 and 355.813, RSMo 1994, relating to reinstatement of corporations, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections 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 986, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 109, RSMo, relating to public records by adding thereto 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 1869, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 278.220, 278.240, 278.245, 278.250, 278.280, 278.290 and 278.300, RSMo 1994, relating to soil and water conservation districts, 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 1066, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 400, RSMo, relating to the uniform commercial code by adding thereto 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 1805, entitled:

An Act to authorize the governor to convey certain property to the city of St. Peters.

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 1747, entitled:

An Act to authorize the governor to convey certain property located in the city of O'Fallon to the Fort Zumwalt R-II School District, 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 1880, entitled:

An Act relating to certain motor vehicle equipment.

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 1145, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 493.050, RSMo 1994, relating to publication of legal notices, 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 1571, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 404.051, 404.550, 473.333, 475.130 and 475.190, RSMo 1994, and section 404.714, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the standard fiduciaries are to follow in making investments, and to enact in lieu thereof six 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 1596, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 226.950 and 226.975, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the preservation of corridors for future state highway construction, 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 1791, entitled:

An Act relating to the creation of the mid-America port authority, 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 1528, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 57.280 and 57.290, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to sheriff's charges, 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.

BILL REFERRALS

President Pro Tem McKenna referred SCS for SBs 614, 696, 906, 530, 912 and 914 to the Committee on State Budget Control.

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

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

HB 898--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

HCS for HB 922--Local Government and Economic Development.

HB 931--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

HB 968--Education.

HB 1033--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

HB 1037--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

HB 1052--Public Health and Welfare.

HB 1055--Judiciary.

HB1059--Financial and Governmental Organization.

HB 1088--Education.

HB 1092--Transportation.

HS for HCS for HB1095--Local Govern-ment and Economic Development.

HB 1097--Public Health and Welfare.

HB 1120--Ethics.

HS for HCS for HB 1161--Commerce and Environment.

HB 1162--Education.

HCS for HB 1167--Corrections and General Laws.

HCS for HB1197--Public Health and Welfare.

HB 1226--Judiciary.

HB 1239--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

HB 1299--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

HB 1300--Transportation.

HB 1301--Ways and Means.

HB1309--Financial and Governmental Organization.

HB 1369--Commerce and Environment.

HB 1374--Insurance and Housing.

HS for HCS for HB 1412--Insurance and Housing.

HB 1454--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

HB 1506--Commerce and Environment.

HB 1508--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

HB 1511--Transportation.

HB 1566--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

HB 1569--Commerce and Environment.

HB 1587--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

HB 1588--Education.

HB 1599--Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs.

HB 1683--Education.

HB 1704--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

HB1707--Financial and Governmental Organization.

HB 1763--Education.

HB 1794--Insurance and Housing.

HB 1562--Local Government and Economic Development.

RESOLUTIONS

Senators Westfall, Bentley and Russell offered Senate Resolution No. 1485, regarding the death of Reverend Philip P. Wannenmacher, Springfield, which was adopted.

Senator Westfall offered Senate Resolution No. 1486, regarding the death of Rheba Ilene Zimmerman, Bolivar, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Quick introduced to the Senate, Martha Rosenthal, Julie Floyd, Sherri McCartney, Jodi Cocayne, and sixteen students from Outreach Christian School, Kansas City.

Senator Singleton introduced to the Senate, Josh Long, Troy Dry, Jessica Yoder, Daniel Erwin, Courtney Barbour, Nathan Thompson, Mark Cash, Jamey Garrity, Annette St. Clair and Janet Ferris, Missouri Southern State College, Joplin.

Senator Klarich introduced to the Senate, Pamela D. Blair, Courtois.

Senator Klarich introduced to the Senate, Charlotte Boyer, Potosi.

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