Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION


FIFTY-THIRD DAY--WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 1998


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Pro Tem McKenna in the Chair.

The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

Our Father in Heaven, to touch one life, to lift one burden, to heal one wound, to show one child the way, would make what we do here all worthwhile. Use the hours spent, the meetings attended, the bargains struck and the hard work to give hope and promote peace and harmony and provide the good life for all the people. In Jesus Name we pray. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited.

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

The Journal of the previous day was read and approved.

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

The following Senators were present during the day's proceedings:

Present--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
Clay Curls DePasco Ehlmann
Flotron Goode Graves House
Howard Jacob Johnson Kenney
Kinder Klarich Lybyer Mathewson
Maxwell McKenna Mueller Quick
Rohrbach Russell Schneider Scott
Sims Singleton Staples Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--34
Absent with leave--Senators--None
The Lieutenant Governor was present.

President Wilson assumed the Chair.

President Pro Tem McKenna assumed the Chair.

REFERRALS

President Pro Tem McKenna referred SCS for SBs 515 and 783 to the Committee on State Budget Control.

President Pro Tem McKenna referred the Gubernatorial Appointments appearing on pages 624-627 of the Senate Journal for Tuesday, April 14, 1998, to the Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments.

President Wilson assumed the Chair.

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

SS for SCS for SB 627, introduced by Senator Goode, 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.

Was taken up.

On motion of Senator Goode, SS for SCS for SB 627 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

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

The President declared the bill passed.

The emergency clause was adopted by the following vote:

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

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

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

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

HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND READING

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

HB 893--Ethics.

HB 987--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

HCS for HB 1265--Education.

HCS for HB 1510--Ways and Means.

HB 1856--Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence.

HB 1876--Appropriations.

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

Senator Wiggins moved that SB 731, SB 714, SB 715, SB 513, SB 691, SB 857, SB 887, SB 516, SB 667, SB 491, SB 654, SB 590 and SB 873, with SCS, SS for SCS, SA 2, and SSA 1 for SA 2, as amended (pending), be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

SSA 1 for SA 2, as amended, was again taken up.

Senator Flotron requested a roll call vote be taken on the adoption of SSA 1 for SA 2, as amended, and was joined in his request by Senators Childers, Jacob, Klarich and Schneider.

SSA 1 for SA 2, as amended, failed of adoption by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers Clay
House Howard Jacob Johnson
Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell Quick
Russell Singleton Westfall--15
NAYS--Senators
Banks Curls DePasco Ehlmann
Flotron Goode Graves Kenney
Kinder Klarich McKenna Mueller
Rohrbach Schneider Scott Sims
Wiggins Yeckel--18
Absent--Senator Staples--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

Senator Jacob offered SSA 2 for SA 2, which was read:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 2

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 731, 714, 715, 513, 691, 857, 887, 516, 667, 491, 654, 590 and 873, Page 3, Section 143.111, Lines 13-14 of said page, by striking the following: "for tuition, attendance fees, school supplies, and transportation costs"; and

Further amend said bill, Page 3, Section 143.122, Lines 15-23 of said page, by striking all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"143.122. In addition to the amounts to be subtracted from a resident's Missouri adjusted gross income to determine Missouri taxable income under the provisions of section 143.111, there shall be subtracted two thousand five hundred dollars for each dependent enrolled in grades nine through twelve.".

Senator Jacob moved that the above substitute amendment be adopted.

Senator Wiggins requested a roll call vote be taken on the adoption of SSA 2 for SA 2 and was joined in his request by Senators Childers, Flotron, Jacob and Sims.

SSA 2 for SA 2 failed of adoption by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Caskey Childers House
Howard Jacob Johnson Lybyer
Mathewson Maxwell Quick Russell
Singleton Westfall--14
NAYS--Senators
Bentley Curls DePasco Ehlmann
Flotron Goode Graves Kenney
Kinder Klarich McKenna Mueller
Rohrbach Schneider Scott Sims
Wiggins Yeckel--18
Absent--Senators
Clay Staples--2
Absent with leave--Senators--None

At the request of Senator Wiggins, SB 731, SB 714, SB 715, SB 513, SB 691, SB 857, SB 887, SB 516, SB 667, SB 491, SB 654, SB 590 and SB 873, with SCS, SS for SCS and SA 2 (pending), were placed on the Informal Calendar.

MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR

The following messages were received from the Governor, reading of which was waived:

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 14, 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:

Michael E. Goldsworthy, Republican, 620 Archer Court, Neosho, Newton County, Missouri 64850, as a member of the Missouri Fire Education Commission, for a term ending April 26, 1999, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Clint Mitchell, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,



OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 14, 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:

Kimberly S. Long, P.O. Box 58, South Greenfield, Dade County, Missouri 65752, as a member of the Missouri Fire Safety Advisory Board, for a term ending at the pleasure of the Governor, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, John Wilke, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor



Also,



OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 14, 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:

Ben L. Kessler, Republican, 10687 Country View Drive, Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri 63141, as a member of the Hazardous Waste Management Commission, for a term ending April 3, 2001, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, reappointed to a full term.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,



OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

April 14, 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:

Lee J. Payne, 871 Wilner Drive, University City, St. Louis County, Missouri 63130, as a member of the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, for a term ending October 3, 2000, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, reappointed to a full term.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor



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

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 Johnson.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Jacob offered Senate Resolution No. 1584, regarding Mary Margaret Robinette, Rocheport, which was adopted.

Senator Jacob offered Senate Resolution No. 1585, regarding the University of Missouri-Columbia Tiger Football Team, which was adopted.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE

The following message was received from the House of Representatives through its Chief Clerk:

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HS for HCS for HB 1656, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 135.408, RSMo 1994, section 215.030, RSMo Supp. 1997, and sections 100.840, 135.403, 135.405 and 135.503, as enacted by senate bill no. 1 of the second extraordinary session of the eighty-ninth general assembly and approved by the governor, and to enact in lieu thereof ten new sections for the purpose of providing tax relief in distressed communities.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

HB1480, with SCS, introduced by Representative DeMarce, 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.

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

SCS for HB 1480, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

HOUSE BILL NO. 1480

An Act to repeal sections 59.220 and 109.221, RSMo Supp. 1997, relating to the use of local funds, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

Was taken up.

Senator Maxwell moved that SCS for HB 1480 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Maxwell, SCS for HB 1480 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
DePasco Flotron Goode Graves
Howard Jacob Johnson Kenney
Kinder Klarich Lybyer Mathewson
Maxwell McKenna Mueller Quick
Rohrbach Russell Schneider Scott
Sims Singleton Staples Westfall
Wiggins--29
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators
Clay Curls Ehlmann House
Yeckel--5
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.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Graves offered the following resolution, which was adopted:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1586

WHEREAS, the General Assembly of the State of Missouri has a long tradition of rendering assistance to worthwhile youth activities, especially those related to governmental or citizenship projects; and

WHEREAS, the Missouri Jaycees organization has sought to instill leadership qualities in its members through its excellent mock legislature program; and

WHEREAS, the General Assembly has maintained a policy of granting such organizations permission to use the Senate Chamber for the purpose of their governmental and citizenship programs;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the Missouri Senate, Eighty-ninth General Assembly, Second Regular Session hereby grant the Missouri Jaycees permission to use the Senate Chamber for the purpose of holding the Thirtieth Annual Missouri Jaycee Mock Legislature on November 14 and 15, 1998.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1587, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Doyne Swan, Fairfax, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1588, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Bray, Cameron, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1589, regarding the Fortieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Dougan, Barnard, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1590, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Million, Rock Port, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1591, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Lee, Tina, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1592, regarding the Sixty-fifth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Montgomery, Oregon, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1593, regarding the Ninetieth Birthday of Ruble Collins, Cameron, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1594, regarding the Eightieth Birthday of Mr. Bob Ruoff, Stewartsville, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1595, regarding the Ninetieth Birthday of Thelma Simerly, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1596, regarding the Eighty-fifth Birthday of Dorothy Parmenter, Harris, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1597, regarding the Ninetieth Birthday of Mrs. Alice Hurst, Gower, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1598, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. James Lewis, Lucerne, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1599, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Beryl Arkle, Bethany, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1600, regarding Sarah Davenport, Trenton, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1601, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Coram, Browning, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1602, regarding the Sixty-fifth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford DeField, Stanberry, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1603, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John Harris, Brookfield, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1604, regarding the Fortieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John Warren, Jr., Chillicothe, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1605, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Dorner, Bogard, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1606, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Street, Trenton, which was adopted.

Senator Graves offered Senate Resolution No. 1607, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Heath, Trenton, which was adopted.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

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

Mr. President: Your Committee on Public Health and Welfare, to which was referred HB 1907, 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 Schneider, Chairman of the Committee on Judiciary, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred HB 1226, 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 Judiciary, to which was referred HB 1880, 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 Caskey, Chairman of the Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, to which was referred HB 987, 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 Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, to which was referred HB 1856, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, to which was referred HB 1566, 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.

On behalf of Senator Johnson, Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, Senator Quick submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, to which was referred HB 1862, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendments Nos. 1 and 2, and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend House Bill No. 1862, Page 1, Section 60.355, Lines 2-4, by striking all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "chapter 327, RSMo, shall knowingly move, remove, deface or destroy any corner of the United States Public Land Survey System, property boundary marker, bench mark or horizontal control monument.".

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 2

Amend House Bill No. 1862, Page 1, In the Title, Lines 2-3, by striking all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "To repeal section 60.321, RSMo 1994, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to land surveys, with penalty provisions."; and

Further amend said bill and page, section A, lines 1 and 2, by striking all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"Section A. Section 60.321, RSMo 1994, is repealed and two new sections enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as sections 60.321 and 60.355, to read as follows:

60.321. 1. For the purpose of [perpetuating] providing a permanent public record to perpetuate the corners of the United States public land survey, every surveyor who reestablishes a lost corner or restores an [existent] obliterated, decayed or destroyed corner shall set a permanent monument at the corner or as a witness to the corner and shall either record a copy of such survey in the county of record showing the reestablishment or restoration and any new corner ties or file an instrument showing such reestablishment or restoration with the Missouri department of natural resources, in accordance with the specifications and procedures adopted by the Missouri department of natural resources.

2. A permanent monument shall be at minimum a five-eighths inch solid iron rod or a three-fourths inch diameter iron pipe set at least twenty-four inches into the ground marked with a cap identifying the land surveyor or his company by name and/or registration number; or in the event such a monument cannot be set such other monument as is accepted by the Missouri Association of Registered Land Surveyors.

3. Any surveyor who willfully and knowingly fails to perpetuate corners in accordance with this section is guilty of misconduct in the practice of land surveying.".

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, to which was referred HB 1600, 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 Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, to which was referred HB 1587, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Senator Maxwell, Chairman of the Committee on Financial and Governmental Organization, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Financial and Governmental Organization, to which was referred HB 1905, 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 Financial and Governmental Organization, to which was referred HB 1157, 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 Financial and Governmental Organization, to which was referred HB 1847, 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 Financial and Governmental Organization, to which was referred HCS for HB 1189, 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 Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 1189, Page 1, Section 408.036, Lines 5-6, by striking all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "prepayment penalty exceed two percent of the balance at the time of prepayment, except for, when an existing mortgage loan is replaced with a new mortgage loan made by another lender and the proceeds from the new loan are used to either paydown or reduce the balance to a smaller amount before paying in full and in order to avoid or reduce the prepayment penalty. In such an occurrence the prepayment penalty shall not be more than two percent of the average daily balance for the prior six months, provided that the 1990 and 1992 reenactment of this section".

On behalf of Senator Johnson, Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, Senator Quick submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, Parks and Tourism, to which was referred HB 1859, 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 Caskey, Chairman of the Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence, to which was referred HB 1918, 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 Wiggins, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred HB 1837, 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 Ways and Means, to which was referred HB 1066, 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 Ways and Means, to which was referred HB 1301, 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. 1301, Page 1, In the Title, Line 2, by striking "and 136.370" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: ", 136.370 and 143.751"; and further amend line 3, by striking the word "two" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "four"; and

Further amend said bill, page 1, section A, line 1, by striking "and 136.370" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: ", 136.370 and 143.751"; and further amend said line, by striking the word "two" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "four"; and further amend line 2, by striking "136.365 and 136.370" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "71.625, 136.365, 136.370 and 143.751"; and further amend said line, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

"71.625. The timely payment of a license tax due to any municipal corporation in this state, or any county pursuant to section 66.300, RSMo, which is delivered by United States mail to the municipality or county office designated by such municipality or county office to receive such payments, shall be deemed paid as of the postmark date stamped on the envelope or other cover in which such payment is mailed.  In the event any payment of tax due is sent by registered or certified mail, the date of the registration or certification shall be deemed the postmark date.  No additional tax, penalty or interest shall be imposed by any municipality or county on any taxpayer whose payment is delivered by United States mail, if the postmark date stamped on the envelope or other cover containing such payment falls within the prescribed period on or before the prescribed date, including any extension granted, for making the payment.  When the last day for making any license tax payment, including extensions, falls on a Saturday, a Sunday, or a legal holiday in this state, the payment shall be considered timely if the payment is made on the next succeeding day which is not a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday."; and

Further amend said bill, page 2, section 136.370, line 7, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

"143.751. 1. If any part of a deficiency is due to negligence or intentional disregard of rules and regulations (but without intent to defraud) there shall be added to the tax an amount equal to five percent of the deficiency. The director shall apprise the taxpayer of the factual basis for the finding of negligence, or the specific rules or regulations disregarded, at the time the director issues a proposed assessment.  Rules and regulations which have been determined to be inconsistent with the laws of this state, by either the courts of this state or the administrative hearing commission, may not be cited as the basis for an addition to tax under this section.

2. If any part of a deficiency is due to fraud, there shall be added to the tax an amount equal to fifty percent of the deficiency. This amount shall be in lieu of any amount determined under subsection 1 of this section.

3. If any employer, without intent to evade or defeat any tax imposed by sections 143.011 to 143.996 or the payment thereof, shall fail to make a return and pay a tax withheld by him at the time required by or under the provisions of sections 143.011 to 143.996, such employer shall be liable for such taxes and shall pay the same together with interest thereon and the addition to tax provided in subsection 1 of this section, and such interest and addition to tax shall not be charged to or collected from the employee by the employer. The director of revenue shall have the same rights and powers for the collection of such tax, interest, and addition to tax against such employer as are now prescribed by sections 143.011 to 143.996 for the collection of tax against an individual taxpayer.

4. Any person required to collect, truthfully account for, and pay over the tax imposed by sections 143.011 to 143.996 who willfully fails to collect such tax or truthfully account for and pay over such tax or willfully attempts in any manner to evade or defeat the tax or the payment thereof, shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be liable to a penalty equal to the total amount of the tax evaded, or not collected, or not accounted for and paid over. No addition to tax under subsections 1 and 2 of this section shall be imposed for any offense to which this subsection applies.

5. Any person who with fraudulent intent shall fail to pay, or to deduct or withhold and pay, any tax, or to make, render, sign, or certify any return, or to supply any information within the time required by or under sections 143.011 to 143.996, shall be liable to a penalty of not more than one thousand dollars, in addition to any other amounts required under sections 143.011 to 143.996, to be imposed, assessed and collected by the director of revenue.

6. For purposes of subsections 4 and 5 of this section, the term "persons" includes an individual, corporation, or partnership, or an officer or employee of any corporation (including a dissolved corporation), or a member or employee of any partnership, who, as such officer, employee, or member, is under a duty to perform the act in respect of which the violation occurs.".

Also,

Mr. President: Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred HB 1507, 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 Ways and Means, to which was referred HB 1531, 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 Ways and Means, to which was referred HB 1744, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

Senator DePasco, Chairman of the Committee on Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs, to which was referred HB 1033, 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 Elections, Pensions and Veterans' Affairs, to which was referred HB 1599, 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 Jacob, Chairman of the Committee on Interstate Cooperation, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Interstate Cooperation, to which was referred HB 1791, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendments Nos. 1, 2 and 3, and be placed on the Consent Calendar.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend House Bill No. 1791, Page 2, Section 4, Line 6, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

"3. The mid-America port commission shall exercise no control over the operation of port authorities established pursuant to sections 68.010 to 68.070, RSMo, except by voluntary agreement between said port authority and the commission.".

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 2

Amend House Bill No. 1791, Page 1, In the Title, Line 2, by striking the following: ", with an emergency clause"; and

Further amend said bill, page 3, Section A, lines 1-5, by striking all of said lines.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 3

Amend House Bill No. 1791, Page 2, Section 3, Line 12, by inserting after the words "twenty-seven thousand" the following: "six hundred".

SENATE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

Senator Wiggins moved that SB 731, SB 714, SB 715, SB 513, SB 691, SB 857, SB 887, SB 516, SB 667, SB 491, SB 654, SB 590 and SB 873, with SCS, SS for SCS and SA 2 (pending), be called from the Informal Calendar and again taken up for perfection, which motion prevailed.

SA 2 was again taken up.

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

Senator Caskey offered SA 3:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 731, 714, 715, 513, 691, 857, 887, 516, 667, 491, 654, 590 and 873, Page 1, In the Title, Line 6 of said title, by inserting after the word "sections" the following "and a referendum clause for certain sections"; and

Further amend said bill, page 27, Section B, line 9 of said page, by inserting immediately after said line the following:

"Section C. Sections 143.122 and 143.171 are hereby submitted to the qualified voters of this state for approval or rejection at an election which is hereby ordered and which shall be held and conducted on Tuesday next following the first Monday in November, 1998, pursuant to the applicable laws and constitutional provisions of this state for the submission of referendum measures by the general assembly, and it shall become effective when approved by a majority of the votes cast thereon at such election and not otherwise.".

Senator Caskey moved that the above amendment be adopted.

Senator Mathewson assumed the Chair.

Senator Wiggins raised the point of order that SA 3 is out of order because it attempts to submit a specific section of a bill to a vote of the people.

The point of order was referred to the President Pro Tem, who ruled it not well taken.

SA 3 was again taken up.

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

Senator Jacob offered SA 4, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 4

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 731, 714, 715, 513, 691, 857, 887, 516, 667, 491, 654, 590 and 873, Page 3, Section 143.122, Line 20, by inserting after the words "supplies," the word "clothes,".

Senator Jacob moved that the above amendment be adopted.

Senator Jacob requested a roll call vote be taken on the adoption of SA 4 and was joined in his request by Senators Caskey, House, Russell and Schneider.

SA 4 failed of adoption by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Caskey Childers Clay
House Howard Jacob Johnson
Lybyer Mathewson Maxwell Quick
Russell Singleton Westfall--15
NAYS--Senators
Bentley DePasco Ehlmann Flotron
Goode Graves Kenney Kinder
Klarich McKenna Mueller Rohrbach
Schneider Scott Sims Staples
Wiggins Yeckel--18
Absent--Senator Curls--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

Senator Mueller offered SA 5:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 5

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 731, 714, 715, 513, 691, 857, 887, 516, 667, 491, 654, 590 and 873, Page 13, Section 144.030, Line 21, by inserting immediately after the word "of" the following: "home respiratory equipment and accessories, hospital beds and accessories and ambulatory aids,".

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

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

Senator Maxwell offered SA 6, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 6

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 731, 714, 715, 513, 691, 857, 887, 516, 667, 491, 654, 590 and 873, Page 3, Section 143.111, Lines 13-14, by striking all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"(5) The deduction for contributions to religious institutions provided in section 143.173."; and

Further amend said bill and page, section 143.122, lines 15-23, by striking all of said lines; and

Further amend said bill, pages 4-6, section 143.171, by striking all of said section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"143.173. In addition to the amounts to be subtracted from a resident's Missouri adjusted gross income to determine Missouri taxable income under the provisions of section 143.111, there shall be subtracted fifty percent of the amount the taxpayer has paid as charitable contributions, other than those which the taxpayer has taken as an itemized deduction on his or her federal income tax return for that taxable year, to any church, religious society or religious institution recognized as a charitable or religious institution pursuant to federal law."; and

Further amend said bill, page 27, section B, by striking the number "143.122" and inserting in lieu thereof the number "143.173"; and

Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

Senator Maxwell moved that the above amendment be adopted and requested a roll call vote be taken. He was joined in his request by Senators Childers, Howard, Jacob and Russell.

Senator Wiggins offered SSA 1 for SA 6, which was read:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 1

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 6

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 731, 714, 715, 513, 691, 857, 887, 516, 667, 491, 654, 590 and 873, Page 3, Section 143.111, Line 14, by striking the comma "," on said line; and further amend said page, section 143.122, line 20, by striking the comma "," after the word "supplies" on said line; and

Further amend said bill, page 6, section 143.171, line 6, by striking the comma "," on said line.

Senator Wiggins moved that the above substitute amendment be adopted.

Senator Jacob raised the point of order that SSA 1 for SA 6 is out of order in that it is frivolous.

Senator Mathewson assumed the Chair.

The point of order was referred to the President Pro Tem, who ruled it not well taken.

At the request of Senator Wiggins, SSA 1 for SA 6 was withdrawn.

President Pro Tem McKenna assumed the Chair.

Senator Maxwell offered SSA 2 for SA 6:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 2

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 6

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 731, 714, 715, 513, 691, 857, 887, 516, 667, 491, 654, 590 and 873, Page 3, Section 143.111, Lines 13-14, by striking all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"(5) The deduction for contributions to religious institutions provided in section 143.173."; and

Further amend said bill and page, section 143.122, lines 15-23, by striking all of said lines; and

Further amend said bill, pages 4-6, section 143.171, by striking all of said section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"143.173. In addition to the amounts to be subtracted from a resident's Missouri adjusted gross income to determine Missouri taxable income under the provisions of section 143.111, there shall be subtracted forty percent of the amount the taxpayer has paid as charitable contributions, other than those which the taxpayer has taken as an itemized deduction on his or her federal income tax return for that taxable year, to any church, religious society or religious institution recognized as a charitable or religious institution pursuant to federal law."; and

Further amend said bill, page 27, section B, by striking the number "143.122" and inserting in lieu thereof the number "143.173"; and

Further amend the title and enacting clause accordingly.

Senator Maxwell moved that the above substitute amendment be adopted.

Senator Singleton offered SA 1 to SSA 2 for SA 6, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 2

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 6

Amend Senate Substitute Amendment No. 2 for Senate Amendment No. 6 to Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 731, 714, 715, 513, 691, 857, 887, 516, 667, 491, 654, 590 and 873, Page 1, Section 143.173, Line 9 of said section, by inserting after the word "law." on said line the following: "There shall also be subtracted ten percent of the amount the taxpayer has paid as charitable contributions, other than those which the taxpayer has taken as an itemized deduction on his or her federal income tax return for that taxable year, to any charitable institution recognized as such pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.".

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

SSA 2 for SA 6, as amended, was again taken up.

Senator Maxwell moved that the above substitute amendment be adopted and requested a roll call vote be taken. He was joined in his request by Senators Childers, Howard, Jacob and Russell.

SSA 2 for SA 6, as amended, failed of adoption by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Caskey Childers House
Howard Jacob Johnson Lybyer
Mathewson Maxwell Quick Russell
Singleton Westfall--14
NAYS--Senators
Clay Curls DePasco Ehlmann
Flotron Goode Graves Kenney
Kinder Klarich McKenna Mueller
Rohrbach Schneider Scott Sims
Staples Wiggins Yeckel--19
Absent--Senator Banks--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

Senator Schneider offered SSA 3 for SA 6:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 3

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 6

Amend Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 731, 714, 715, 513, 691, 857, 887, 516, 667, 491, 654, 590 and 873, Page 3, Section 143.111 and 143.122, by striking all of said sections and substitute the following:

"143.111. The Missouri taxable income of a resident shall be his Missouri adjusted gross income less:

(1) Either[:] the Missouri standard deduction or the Missouri itemized deduction[,];

(2) The Missouri deduction for personal exemptions[,];

(3) The Missouri deduction for dependency exemptions[,];

(4) The deduction for federal income taxes provided in section 143.171; and

(5) The deduction for tuition, attendance fees or school supplies, and transportation costs provided in section 143.122.

143.122. In addition to the amounts to be subtracted from a resident's Missouri adjusted gross income to determine Missouri taxable income under the provisions of section 143.111, there shall be subtracted the amount the taxpayer has paid to others for each dependent in grades nine through twelve, for tuition, attendance fees or school supplies, and transportation costs for or on behalf of each dependent in attending a secondary school situated in Missouri, up to a maximum of two thousand five hundred dollars for each dependent."; and

Further amend said bill, pages 4-6, section 143.171, by striking all of said section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"143.171. 1. For all tax years beginning before January 1, 1994, for an individual taxpayer and for all tax years beginning before September 1, 1993, for a corporate taxpayer, the taxpayer shall be allowed a deduction for his federal income tax liability under chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code for the same taxable year for which the Missouri return is being filed after reduction for all credits thereon, except the credit for payments of federal estimated tax, the credit for the overpayment of any federal tax, and the credits allowed by the Internal Revenue Code by section 31 (tax withheld on wages), section 27 (tax of foreign country and United States possessions), and section 34 (tax on certain uses of gasoline, special fuels, and lubricating oils).

2. For all tax years beginning on or after January 1, 1994, an individual taxpayer shall be allowed a deduction for his federal income tax liability under chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code for the same taxable year for which the Missouri return is being filed, not to exceed five thousand dollars on a single taxpayer's return or ten thousand dollars on a combined return, after reduction for all credits thereon, except the credit for payments of federal estimated tax, the credit for the overpayment of any federal tax, and the credits allowed by the Internal Revenue Code by section 31 (tax withheld on wages), section 27 (tax of foreign country and United States possessions), and section 34 (tax on certain uses of gasoline, special fuels, and lubricating oils).

3. For all tax years beginning on or after September 1, 1993, a corporate taxpayer shall be allowed a deduction for fifty percent of its federal income tax liability under chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code for the same taxable year for which the Missouri return is being filed after reduction for all credits thereon, except the credit for payments of federal estimated tax, the credit for the overpayment of any federal tax, and the credits allowed by the Internal Revenue Code by section 31 (tax withheld on wages), section 27 (tax of foreign country and United States possessions), and section 34 (tax on certain uses of gasoline, special fuels and lubricating oils).

4. If a federal income tax liability for a tax year prior to the applicability of sections 143.011 to 143.996 for which he was not previously entitled to a Missouri deduction is later paid or accrued, he may deduct the federal tax in the later year to the extent it would have been deductible if paid or accrued in the prior year.

5. For all tax years beginning on or after January 1, 1999, a corporate taxpayer shall be allowed a deduction for the amount the taxpayer has paid to others for any pupil or pupils in grades nine through twelve for tuition, attendance fees or school supplies, and transportation costs for or on behalf of any pupil or pupils attending a secondary school situated in Missouri, up to a maximum of two thousand five hundred dollars for any pupil.".

Senator Schneider moved that the above substitute amendment be adopted and requested a roll call vote be taken. He was joined in his request by Senators Childers, Kinder, Mueller and Scott.

Senator Staples assumed the Chair.

Senator Jacob requested a division of the question on SSA 3 for SA 6, asking that a vote first be taken on the portion of the amendment dealing with Section 143.111, a second vote be taken on the portion of the amendment dealing with Section 143.122 and that a third vote be taken on the portion of the amendment dealing with Section 143.171.

Senator Schneider raised the point of order that the request for division of the question on SSA 3 for SA 6 is out of order because Sections 143.111 and 143.122 are not divisible.

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

Senator Jacob requested a division of the question on SSA 3 for SA 6, asking that a vote first be taken on the portion of the amendment dealing with Sections 143.111 and 143.122 and that a second vote be taken on the portion of the amendment dealing with Section 143.171, which request was granted.

Senator Maxwell offered SA 1 to SSA 3 for SA 6, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 3

FOR SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 6

Amend Senate Substitute Amendment No. 3 for Senate Amendment No. 6 to Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bills Nos. 731, 714, 715, 513, 691, 857, 887, 516, 667, 491, 654, 590 and 873, Page 1, Section 143.122, Line 5 of said section, by striking the words "grades nine through twelve" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "an early childhood development education and care program"; and

Further amend said section, line 7 of said section, by striking the words "a secondary school" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "such a program"; and

Further amend said section, line 9, by inserting after the period "." on said line the following: "The early childhood development education and care program shall be approved by the department of social services."; and

Further amend pages 2-4 of said amendment, section 143.171, by striking all of said section.

Senator Maxwell moved that the above amendment be adopted.

At the request of Senator Wiggins, SB 731, SB 714, SB 715, SB 513, SB 691, SB 857, SB 887, SB 516, SB 667, SB 491, SB 654, SB 590 and SB 873, with SCS, SS for SCS, SA 6, SSA 3 for SA 6 and SA 1 to SSA 3 for SA 6 (pending), were placed on the Informal Calendar.

Senator Schneider requested consent for the Committee on Judiciary to meet while the Senate is in session, which request was granted.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

Senator House, Chairman of the Committee on Education, submitted the following reports:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Education, to which was referred HB 1272, 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 Education, to which was referred HB 1683, 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 Curls, Chairman of the Committee on Insurance and Housing, submitted the following report:

Mr. President: Your Committee on Insurance and Housing, to which was referred HB 1080, 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. 1080, Page 3, Section 379.888, Lines 42-43, by deleting all of said lines and insert in lieu thereof the following:

"4. Any renewal notice of a commercial casualty insurance policy as defined in section 379.882, RSMo, for any Missouri risk or portion thereof which would have the effect of increasing the premium charged to the insured due to a change in any scheduled rating factor applied to the policy during the previous policy period shall contain or be accompanied by a notice to the insured informing the insured that any inquiry by the insured concerning the change may be directed to the agent of record or directly to the insurer. When any insured makes a request for information pursuant to this subsection, the insurer, directly or through the insurer's agent, shall inform the insured in writing in terms sufficiently clear and specific of the basis for any reduction in a scheduled rating credit or increase in a schedule rating debit which is applied to the policy. Evidence supporting the basis for any scheduled rating credit or debit shall be retained by the insurer for the policy term plus two calendar years, in accordance with Section 374.205, RSMo. The Missouri Department of Insurance shall notify commercial casualty insurers of the requirements of this section by bulletin. The provisions of this subsection shall become effective on January 1, 1999.".

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

Mr. President: Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred HB 1055, 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.

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Banks offered Senate Resolution No. 1608, regarding the death of Mrs. Anita Evelyn DeClue, St. Louis, which was adopted.

Senator Banks offered Senate Resolution No. 1609, regarding Mr. Matthew Miley, St. Louis, which was adopted.

Senator DePasco offered Senate Resolution No. 1610, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Mansfield, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1611, regarding the Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hardy, Independence, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 1612, regarding the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schaefer, Independence, which was adopted.

COMMUNICATIONS

Senators Kinder and Rohrbach submitted the following:

April 15, 1998

Terry Spieler

Secretary of the Senate

Dear Madam Secretary:

As House Bill 1274 is a bill of major significance, creating a new funding program, it should be subject to amendment as well as debate.

We therefore request it be removed from the Senate Consent Calendar.

/s/ Peter Kinder #27

/s/ Larry Rohrbach 6

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

On behalf of Senator McKenna, the President introduced to the Senate the spouses of the Missouri Baptist Children's Home board members.

Senator Schneider introduced to the Senate, Pat Farley, and fourth and fifth grade students from St. Thomas Apostle School, St. Louis; and Heather Driskill, Angie Good, Kenny Hunn and Casey Pisciotta were made honorary pages.

Senator Bentley introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, her husband, Dr. John Bentley, Springfield.

Senator Caskey introduced to the Senate, Dan Ogden, and fifteen students from the Cass Career Center, Harrisonville.

Senator Rohrbach introduced to the Senate, Bill Pace, California.

On behalf of Senator Jacob, Senator Rohrbach introduced to the Senate, John Kallenbach, Columbia.

Senator Childers introduced to the Senate, Denia Swan, Jeff Ellison, Glenda Rowland, and thirty-eight seventh and eighth grade students from Taneyville School, Taneyville.

Senator Howard introduced to the Senate, Beth Welborn Bischof, Robin Bischof, Megan Briney Bishof, Julia Denkins, Shannon Griffin, Tasha Jones and Laura Tessens, Bloomfield; Will Bischof, St. Louis; and Steven, Marian, Anne Marie and Jonathan Bischof, New York; and Robin, Julia, Shannon, Tasha, Laura and Megan were made honorary pages.

Senator Johnson introduced to the Senate, forty 8th grade students from St. Therese Catholic School, Parkville; and Jeff Dallas, Linzi O'Laughlin, Melissa DeStefano and Sara Golub were made honorary pages.

Senator Bentley introduced to the Senate, Gary Kellner and Conni Ess, Springfield.

Senator Kenney introduced to the Senate, Carol Knipp, Carolyn Timm, Cindy Todd, Carla Nuckols, Chris Lindeman, Ginny Gudmundsson, Carla Brown, Candi Fox, Cindy Savage; and Abby Knipp, Laura Timm, Chelsey Todd, Katherine Turner, Mariel Nuckols, Kara Lindeman, Kristin Gudmundsson, Mandy Brown, Samantha Fox and Kara Savage, members of Girl Scout Troop 1764 from Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Kansas City; and Abby, Laura, Chelsey, Katherine and Mariel were made honorary pages.

Senator Clay introduced to the Senate, his aunt, Mary Elizabeth Lloyd and Arthur Wells, St. Louis.

Senator Staples introduced to the Senate, Denise Thompson, and eighth grade students from East Carter County School, Carter County.

Senator Kenney introduced to the Senate, Mike, Becky, Daniel and Erin Chandler, Lee's Summit; and Daniel and Erin were made honorary pages.

Senator Howard introduced to the Senate, Diane Davis, Doug Adams, Karmen Foster, and fifty-two eighth grade students from Twin Rivers Elementary School, Fisk.

Senator Kenney introduced to the Senate, Danielle Propst, Holts Summit; and Danielle was made an honorary page.

Senator Singleton introduced to the Senate, his son, Mitchell B. Singleton and Jaime Mertz, Rolla.

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