Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION


FORTY-NINTH DAY--TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 1998


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Senator Staples in the Chair.

The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

Our Father in Heaven, we spend time reading about it and talking about it and even discussing it, but very little time doing something about it. Use us as ones who are known by our actions and deeds and not just for our concern and compassion. 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
The Lieutenant Governor was present.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Rohrbach offered Senate Resolution No. 1550, regarding Carol Strange, Eldon, which was adopted.

Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 1551, regarding Jeff Christman, Liberty, which was adopted.

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

Senator Goode moved that SB 627, with SCS, be taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

SCS for SB 627, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 627

An Act to repeal sections 66.300, 92.045, 94.110, 94.270 and 94.360, RSMo 1994, and sections 144.010 and 144.020, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to taxation, and to enact in lieu thereof nine new sections relating to the same subject.

Was taken up.

Senator Goode moved that SCS for SB 627 be adopted.

Senator Goode offered SS for SCS for SB 627, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 627

An Act to repeal sections 144.010 and 144.020, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to utility taxation, and to enact in lieu thereof seven new sections relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

Senator Goode moved that SS for SCS for SB 627 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Goode, SS for SCS for SB 627 was declared perfected and ordered printed.

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

Senator McKenna moved that SB 651, with SCS and SS for SCS (pending), be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

SS for SCS for SB 651 was again taken up.

Senator Caskey offered SA 1:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 651, Page 57, Section 452.423, Line 3 of said page, by inserting immediately after the word "entitled" the following: "to"; and further amend line 4 of said page, by inserting immediately after the word "except" the following: "a party may be entitled to more than one disqualification of a guardian ad litem"; and

Further amend said bill, page 59, section 452.490, line 21 of said page, by inserting immediately after the word "entitled" the following: "to"; and further amend line 22 of said page, by inserting immediately after the word "except" the following: "a party may be entitled to more than one disqualification of a guardian ad litem"; and

Further amend said bill, page 77, section 454.490, line 10, of said page, by inserting after the word "county" the following: "either the parent or the dependent child resides or".

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

Senator Sims offered SA 2:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 651, Page 50, Section 452.400, Line 23, by inserting after the word "victim" the following: "or an offense committed in another state, when the child is the victim, that would be a felony violation of chapter 566, RSMo or section 568.020, RSMo if committed in Missouri.".

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

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

Senator Sims offered SA 3, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 651, Page 32, Section 452.340.7, Line 10, by inserting after "if requested" the words "and for good cause shown".

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

Senator Klarich offered SA 4, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 4

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 651, Page 90, Line 8, by adding at the end thereof:

"Section 2. No garnishment, withholding, or other financial legal proceeding shall be levied or maintained against a party whose child support obligation has been fulfilled or brought to term by such responsible party unless entered into voluntarily by such party or by court order. The burden of proving non-compliance of such party shall rest with the Division of Child Support Enforcement, and shall verify such non-compliance upon request"; and further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

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

President Wilson assumed the Chair.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

Senator Caskey offered SA 5:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 5

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 651, Page 35, Section 452.355, Line 17, by striking ", without good cause," and further amend said bill, section and page, line 21, by inserting after the word "order" the following: "for good cause shown".

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

Senator McKenna moved that SS for SCS for SB 651, as amended, be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator McKenna, SS for SCS for SB 651, as amended, was declared perfected and ordered printed.

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 was referred SB 751, 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.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions, to which was referred SCS for SBs 707 and 484, begs leave to report that it has examined the same and finds that the bill has been duly enrolled and that the printed copies furnished the Senators are correct.

President Pro Tem McKenna assumed the Chair.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE

The following messages were received from the House of Representatives from 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 HCR 10.

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 10

WHEREAS, teaching children to act safely around firearms is a critical step in the effort to reduce the number of firearm-related accidents among children; and

WHEREAS, the Eddie Eagle Elementary Gun Safety Education Program teaches the fundamentals of firearms safety to children in an effective and enjoyable way, communicating to them the lifesaving message offered by the program: "If you see a gun, STOP! Don't touch. Leave the area. Tell an adult"; and

WHEREAS, the nationally-recognized Eddie Eagle Elementary Gun Safety Education Program has been used by more than 10,000 public or private schools and law enforcement agencies, and has reached over 10 million children since 1988; and

WHEREAS, the Eddie Eagle Elementary Gun Safety Education Program has been presented the 1994 Golden Achievement Award of the National School Public Relations Association, the 1995 National Education Award of the American Legion, and the 1996 Award of Merit from the National Safety Council's Awards & Recognition committee of the Youth Activities Division; and

WHEREAS, the Legislature of the State of Missouri also encourages civic activists and community volunteers to adopt and promote this important program:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the Missouri House of Representatives of the Eighty-Ninth General Assembly, Second Regular Session, the Senate Concurring therein, hereby encourage civic and community service organizations which are concerned about the safety and well-being of the children of our state to help provide funding for the Eddie Eagle Elementary Gun Safety Education Program at the local level; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Legislature of the State of Missouri hereby encourage the State Department of Education to promote the use of the Eddie Eagle Elementary Gun Safety Education Program in our schools to help prevent firearm-related accidents among children; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Legislature of the State of Missouri commend the National Rifle Association for its diligence and service in developing the Eddie Eagle Elementary Gun Safety Education Program and making it available for use in our communities; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Clerk of the House be instructed to prepare properly inscribed copies of this resolution for the Department of Education.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Also,

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 1907, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 660.317, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to criminal background checks for health care employees, 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 1918, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 566.023, RSMo 1994, relating to affirmative defenses to sexual offenses, 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 1928, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 701.031, RSMo 1994, relating to disposal of sewage, 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 1600, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 266.160, 266.165 and 266.185, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the commercial feed law, 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 1102, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 565.032, RSMo 1994, relating to the death penalty, 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 HCS for HB 1038, entitled:

An Act to amend chapter 386, RSMo, relating to certain merchandising practices of utilities by adding thereto seven new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

BILL REFERRALS

President Pro Tem McKenna referred SB 751 to the Committee on State Budget Control.

SIGNING OF BILLS

The President Pro Tem announced that all other business would be suspended and SCS for SBs 707 and 484, having passed both branches of the General Assembly, would be read at length by the Secretary, and if no objections be made, the bill would be signed by the President Pro Tem to the end that it may become law. No objections being made, the bill was so read by the Secretary and signed by the President Pro Tem.

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

RECESS

The time of recess having expired, the Senate was called to order by Senator Wiggins.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Klarich offered Senate Resolution No. 1552, regarding Daniel Edward Boehme, Jr., Ballwin, which was adopted.

Senator Kinder offered Senate Resolution No. 1553, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Koenig, Jackson, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1554, regarding Jared Christopher Busse, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1555, regarding Michael Burnett Burgess, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Schneider offered Senate Resolution No. 1556, regarding Melissa Buckman, which was adopted.

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

SB 981, introduced by Senator Schneider, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 287.210, RSMo 1994, relating to workers' compensation, 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 Schneider, SB 981 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey DePasco Ehlmann
Goode House Jacob Kenney
Kinder Klarich Lybyer Maxwell
McKenna Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Scott Sims
Singleton Westfall Wiggins--23
NAYS--Senator Howard--1
Absent--Senators
Banks Childers Clay Curls
Flotron Graves Johnson Mathewson
Staples Yeckel--10
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 Quick moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

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

Mr. President: Your Committee on State Budget Control, to which was referred SS for SCS for SB 781, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass.

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

SCS for SB 498, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 498

An Act to amend chapter 407, RSMo, by adding thereto nine new sections relating solely to franchises and other agreements between motorcycle dealers and motorcycle manufacturers.

Was taken up by Senator Howard.

On motion of Senator Howard, SCS for SB 498 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

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

The President 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.

SS for SCS for SB 781, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 781

An Act to repeal sections 162.081, 162.571, 162.581, 162.601, 162.621, 162.935, 163.161, 166.275 and 168.221, RSMo 1994, and sections 163.011 and 163.031, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to education, and to enact in lieu thereof twenty-four new sections relating to the same subject with a contingent effective date for certain sections.

Was taken up by Senator House.

Senator House moved that SS for SCS for SB 781 be read the 3rd time and finally passed.

Senator Banks offered a substitute motion that SS for SCS for SB 781 be referred to the Committee of the Whole, because of a constitutional objection, and action be delayed until next week, or such later date as the floor leader determines.

Senator Schneider raised the point of order that the substitute motion made by Senator Banks is out of order in that it is dilatory.

Senator Staples assumed the Chair.

The point of order was referred to the President Pro Tem, who ruled it well taken.

Senator Clay assumed the Chair.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

President Pro Tem McKenna assumed the Chair.

Senator Wiggins assumed the Chair.

On motion of Senator House, SS for SCS for SB 781 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Caskey Clay Curls DePasco
Ehlmann Flotron Goode House
Howard Jacob Johnson Kenney
Kinder Klarich Lybyer Mathewson
Maxwell McKenna Mueller Quick
Schneider Scott Sims Staples
Wiggins Yeckel--26
NAYS--Senators
Banks Bentley Childers Graves
Rohrbach Russell Singleton Westfall--8
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators--None

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

BILLS DELIVERED TO THE GOVERNOR

SCS for SBs 707 and 484, after having been duly signed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives in open session, was delivered to the Governor by the Secretary of the Senate.

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 SS for SCS for SB 627, 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 Mathewson, Chairman of the Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, to which was referred HB 1734, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, to which was referred HB 1562, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, to which was referred HB 1468, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, to which was referred HB 1352, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, to which was referred HB 1304, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, to which was referred HB 1480, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Local Government and Economic Development, to which was referred HB 944, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Senator Scott, Chairman of the Committee on Corrections and General Laws, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Corrections and General Laws, to which was referred HB 1609, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendment No. 1, and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend House Bill No. 1609, Page 7, Section 84.160, Line 211, by striking the following: "or for extra training and lead officer responsibilities"; and further amend line 212, by inserting after the word "salaries" the following: "or for extra training and lead officer responsibilities in amounts not to exceed three percent of their yearly salaries for field training officer responsibilities and an additional three percent of their yearly salaries for lead officer responsibilities. The board may designate up to one hundred fifty employees as field training officers and up to fifty employees as lead officers.".

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

Mr. President: Your Committee on Transportation, to which was referred HB 1802, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Transportation, to which was referred HB 1300, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Transportation, to which was referred HB 1730, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendment No. 1, and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend House Bill No. 1730, Page 1, Section 302.130, Lines 11 and 12, by deleting all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the word "license"; and

Further amend said bill, Page 2, Section 302.130, Line 13, by deleting the words "of a physical disability"; and

Further amend said bill, page 2, Section 302.130, Line 13, by inserting immediately after all of said line the following:

"2. In the event the parent, grandparent or guardian of the person under sixteen years of age has a physical disability which prohibits or disqualifies said parent, grandparent or guardian from being a qualified licensed operator pursuant to this section, said parent, grandparent or guardian may designate a maximum of two individuals authorized to accompany the applicant for the purpose of giving instruction in driving the motor vehicle. An authorized designee must be a licensed operator for the type of motor vehicle being operated and have attained twenty-one years of age. At least one of the designees must occupy the seat beside the applicant while giving instruction in driving the motor vehicle. The name of the authorized designees must be provided to the department of revenue by the parent, grandparent or guardian at the time of application for the temporary instruction permit. The name of each authorized designee shall be printed on the temporary instruction permit, however, the director may delay the time at which permits are printed bearing such names until the inventories of blank permits and related forms existing on the effective date of this act are exhausted."; and

Further amend said bill, Page 2, Section 302.130, Line 14, by deleting the figure "2." and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "[2.] 3."; and

Further amend said bill, Page 2, Section 302.130, Line 25, by deleting the figure "3." and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "[3.] 4."; and

Further amend said bill, Page 2, Section 302.130, Line 30, by inserting immediately after all of said line the following:

"5. The director may adopt rules and regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this section.".

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Transportation, to which was referred HB 1092, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Transportation, to which was referred HB 1410, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendment No. 1, and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend House Bill No. 1410, Page 1, In the Title, Lines 2-3, by striking said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"To repeal sections 301.142 and 301.143, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to physically disabled license plates and placards, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject."; and

Further amend said bill, Page 1, Section A, Lines 1-2, by striking said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"Section A. Sections 301.142 and 301.143, RSMo Supp. 1997, are repealed and two new sections enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as sections 301.142 and 301.143, to read as follows:"; and

Further amend said bill, Page 5, Section 301.142, Line 131, inserting immediately after all of said line the following:

"301.143. 1. As used in this section, the term "vehicle" shall have the same meaning given it in section 301.010, and the term "physically disabled" shall have the same meaning given it in section 301.142.

2. Political subdivisions of the state may by ordinance or resolution designate parking spaces for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card issued pursuant to section 301.071 or 301.142. Owners of private property used for public parking shall also designate parking spaces for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card issued pursuant to section 301.071 or 301.142. Whenever a political subdivision or owner of private property so designates a parking space, the space shall be indicated by a sign upon which shall be inscribed the international symbol of accessibility and shall also include any appropriate wording to indicate that the space is reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card. The sign described in this subsection shall also state, or an additional sign shall be posted below or adjacent to the sign stating, the following: "$50 to $300 fine.".

3. Any political subdivision, by ordinance or resolution, and any person or corporation in lawful possession of a public offstreet parking facility or any other owner of private property may designate reserved parking spaces for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card issued pursuant to section 301.071 or 301.142 as close as possible to the nearest accessible entrance. Such designation shall be made by posting immediately adjacent to, and visible from, each space, a sign upon which is inscribed the international symbol of accessibility, and may also include any appropriate wording to indicate that the space is reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card.

4. The local police or sheriff's department may cause the removal of any vehicle not displaying a distinguishing license plate or card on which is inscribed the international symbol of accessibility and the word "disabled" issued pursuant to section 301.142 or a "disabled veteran" license plate issued pursuant to section 301.071 or a distinguishing license plate or card issued by any other state from a space designated for physically disabled persons if there is posted immediately adjacent to, and readily visible from, such space a sign on which is inscribed the international symbol of accessibility [in] and may include any appropriate wording to indicate that the space is reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card. Any person who parks in a space reserved for physically disabled persons and is not displaying distinguishing license plates or a card is guilty of an infraction and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than three hundred dollars. Any vehicle which has been removed and which is not properly claimed within thirty days thereafter shall be considered to be an abandoned vehicle.

5. Spaces designated for use by vehicles displaying the distinguishing "disabled" license plate issued pursuant to section 301.142 or 301.071 shall meet the requirements of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, and any rules or regulations established pursuant thereto. Notwithstanding the other provisions of this section, on-street parking spaces designated by political subdivisions in residential areas for residential use only need not meet the accessibility requirements imposed under this subsection if such parking space is requested by a resident needing such space.

6. Any person who, without authorization, uses a distinguishing license plate or card issued pursuant to section 301.071 or 301.142 to park in a parking space reserved under authority of this section shall be guilty of an infraction and shall be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than three hundred dollars.

7. Law enforcement officials may enter upon private property open to public use to enforce the provisions of this section and section 301.142, including private property designated by the owner of such property for the exclusive use of vehicles which display a distinguishing license plate or card issued pursuant to section 301.071 or 301.142.

8. Nonconforming signs or spaces otherwise required pursuant to this section which are in use prior to August 28, 1997, shall not be in violation of this section during the useful life of such signs or spaces. Under no circumstances shall the useful life of the nonconforming signs or spaces be extended by means other than those means used to maintain any sign or space on the owner's property which is not used for vehicles displaying a disabled license plate.".

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Transportation, to which was referred HB 1511, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendment No. 1, and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend House Bill No. 1511, Page 3, Section 301.010, Lines 76 to 78, by deleting all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "which has more than two axles. A local log truck may not exceed the limits required by law, however, if the truck does exceed such limits as determined by the inspecting officer, then notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the contrary, such truck shall be subject to".

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Transportation, to which was referred HB 1596, 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 Banks, Chairman of the Committee on Public Health and Welfare, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Public Health and Welfare, to which was referred HB 1052, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the Senate Committee Substitute, hereto attached, do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Public Health and Welfare, to which was referred HB 1419, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendment No. 1, and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend House Bill No. 1419, Page 2, Section 210.030, Line 21, by inserting after "testing" the following: "by the department of health".

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Public Health and Welfare, to which was referred HB 1097, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

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

Mr. President: Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred SB 585, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass.

REFERRALS

President Pro Tem McKenna referred HCR 10 to the Committee on Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions.

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

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

HCS for HB 1013--Appropriations.

HB 1043--Corrections and General Laws.

HB1136--Aging, Families and Mental Health.

HB 1668--Corrections and General Laws.

HB1698--Financial and Governmental Organization.

HB 1862--Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism.

HB1905--Financial and Governmental Organization.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 1557, regarding Tracy Hedrick, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Yeckel introduced to the Senate, former State Senator Irene Treppler, St. Louis County.

Senator Childers introduced to the Senate, Jennifer Wilson, Bill Dailey and Frank and Peggy Wilson, Moberly.

Senator Maxwell introduced to the Senate, Jane Thomas and members of the Missouri Federation of Women's Democratic Club.

Senator Howard introduced to the Senate, Mary Findlay and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Robertson, Poplar Bluff.

Senator Mathewson introduced to the Senate, Janet and Aaron Richardson, Independence; Mercedes Gladbach, Keytesville; and Margaret Gladbach, St. Louis.

On behalf of Senator Childers and himself, Senator Westfall introduced to the Senate, Karren Ashlock, Polk County; and Donna Hayes, Barry County.

Senator Graves introduced to the Senate, forty-three fifth and sixth grade students from Horace Mann Lab School at Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville.

Senator House introduced to the Senate, Steve and Joe Ryals, Ferguson.

Senator Quick introduced to the Senate, Lisa Proposki and forty-two students from East Gate Middle School, Kansas City.

Senator McKenna introduced to the Senate, Theresa Ponzar and ninety fourth grade students from Antonia Elementary School, Imperial; and Maggie Ehlmann, Matt Kemper, Rick Wattanaparuda and David Conner were made honorary pages.

Senator Yeckel introduced to the Senate, Nancy Burke and Girl Scout Troop 398 from Beasley School, St. Louis; and Kellie McGanghey, Sarah Burke, Jennifer Dopplick, Jessica Steinmann, Julie Smith, Jessica Jones and Stefanie Joyner were made honorary pages.

Senator Lybyer introduced to the Senate, Cathy Roth, Peggy Jones, Kathy Kirk, and fourth grade students from Linn Elementary School, Linn.

Senator Graves introduced to the Senate, twenty-five students from Gilman City.

Senator Yeckel introduced to the Senate, Katharina Blankenhagen and Thomas Laubstein, Germany; and Philipp Weber, Switzerland.

Senator Mathewson introduced to the Senate, Janet Himmelberg, and thirty eighth grade students from Keytesville R-III School, Keytesville; and Daniel Woolston, Craig Moore, Haley Bentley and Dustin Bachtel were made honorary pages.

Senator McKenna introduced to the Senate, Janine Bell, and forty fourth grade students from Rockport Heights Elementary School, Arnold; and Chris Hine, Marc Ledbetter, Candice Foster and Dennis Wisniewski were made honorary pages.

On behalf of Senator Westfall and herself, Senator Bentley introduced to the Senate, Bill Pruitt, Joe Naegler and Jeff Woods, Springfield.

Senator Caskey introduced to the Senate, John West and his son, David, Belton; and David was made an honorary page.

Senator Yeckel introduced to the Senate, Paula Hesser, and members of the Hagemann School fourth grade Girl Scout Troop, St. Louis.

Senator Quick introduced to the Senate, Marie Mentrup, and forty-three eighth grade students from St. Charles School, Gladstone; and John DiCapo, Tim Esparza, Louie Malaponti and Whitney Nolte were made honorary pages.

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