Journal of the Senate

SECOND REGULAR SESSION


SIXTY-EIGHTH DAY--SUNDAY, MAY 10, 1998


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Pro Tem McKenna in the Chair.

The Chaplain offered the following prayer:

Our Father in Heaven, we are thankful for this beautiful Mother's Day you have given to us, and for all mothers everywhere. We give a special thanks for the memory of mothers who are no longer with us. We pray that everything our mothers taught us will be put into practice during this last week of this session. 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.

Senator Quick moved that the Senate Journal for Friday, May 8, 1998, be corrected on page 1133, column 2, line 22, by deleting the word "Senate" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "House", which motion prevailed.

The Journal for Friday, May 8, 1998, was read and approved, as corrected.

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 Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1881, regarding the death of Dr. Max Morris, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1882, regarding the death of Mr. Frederick T. Reyling, Kansas City, which was adopted.

Senator Wiggins offered Senate Resolution No. 1883, regarding the death of Stanley Earle Parsons, Independence, which was adopted.

BILL REFERRALS

President Pro Tem McKenna referred HCS for HB 1684, with SCS, to the Committee on State Budget Control.

PRIVILEGED MOTIONS

Senator Quick moved that SS No. 2 for SCS for SB 632, with HS, as amended, be taken up for 3rd reading and final passage, which motion prevailed.

HS for SS No. 2 for SCS for SB 632, as amended, was again taken up.

Senator Quick moved that HS for SS No. 2 for SCS for SB 632, as amended, be adopted.

President Wilson assumed the Chair.

President Pro Tem McKenna assumed the Chair.

Senator Mathewson assumed the Chair.

President Wilson assumed the Chair.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

President Pro Tem McKenna assumed the Chair.

Senator Flotron submitted the following substitute motion, which was read:

SUBSTITUTE MOTION

I move that the Senate refuse to concur in HS for SS No. 2 for SCS for SB 632, as amended, and request that the House grant a conference thereon.

I further move that the conferees be bound to agree to a plan which provides for medical insurance for uninsured children whose parents or guardians have a gross income of up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level.

Senator Lybyer raised the point of order that the substitute motion made by Senator Flotron is out of order because it exceeds what the conferees would be able to do on the bill.

Senator Mathewson assumed the Chair.

The point of order was referred to the President Pro Tem.

At the request of Senator Flotron, the substitute motion was withdrawn, rendering the point of order moot.

Senator Flotron offered the following substitute motion, which was read:

SUBSTITUTE MOTION

I move that the Senate refuse to concur in HS for SS No. 2 for SCS for SB 632 and request that the House grant a conference thereon.

I further move that the conferees be allowed to exceed the differences and that they be bound to the following amendment:

Amend House Substitute for Senate Substitute No. 2 for Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 632, Page 2, Section 208.185, Line 13, by striking the word "three" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "two"; and

Further amend said bill and section, pages 3-4, lines 7-22 of page 3 and further amend page 4, lines 1-11, by striking all of said lines.

Senator Flotron moved that the above substitute motion be adopted.

Senator Schneider offered SA 1 to the substitute motion, which was read:

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

SUBSTITUTE MOTION

Amend the substitute motion, line 7, by striking the words "be bound to" and substitute the word: "support"; and amend line 5, by inserting "Senate" before the word "conferees".

Senator Schneider moved that the above amendment be adopted.

Senator Singleton offered SPA 1 to SA 1 to the substitute motion, which was read:

SENATE PERFECTING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

SUBSTITUTE MOTION

Amend Senate Amendment No. 1, by striking all words on lines 1-3 and adding in its place "require".

Senator Singleton moved that the above perfecting amendment be adopted.

Senator Schneider raised the point of order that SPA 1 to SA 1 is out of order as it is in the third degree.

At the request of Senator Singleton, SPA 1 to SA 1 was withdrawn, rendering the point of order moot.

Senator Singleton offered SSA 1 for SA 1 to the substitute motion, which was read:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 1 FOR

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

SUBSTITUTE MOTION

Amend the substitute motion, line 1, by striking all words on lines 1-3 and adding in its place "require".

Senator Singleton moved that the above substitute amendment be adopted.

Senator Schneider raised the point of order that SSA 1 for SA 1 is out of order as it is in the third degree.

At the request of Senator Singleton, SSA 1 for SA 1 was withdrawn, rendering the point of order moot.

Senator Singleton offered SSA 2 for SA 1 to the substitute motion, which was read:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT NO. 2 FOR

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

SUBSTITUTE MOTION

Amend the substitute motion, line 7, by striking the words "be bound to" and substitute the word: "require"; and amend line 5, by inserting "Senate" before the word "conferees".

Senator Singleton moved that the above substitute amendment be adopted.

President Pro Tem McKenna assumed the Chair.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

Senator Childers requested a roll call vote be taken to establish a quorum. He was joined in his request by Senators Ehlmann, Graves, Kinder and Rohrbach.

On roll call the following Senators were present:

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


SSA 2 for SA 1 to the substitute motion was again taken up.

Senator Kinder requested a roll call vote be taken to establish a quorum. He was joined in his request by Senators Ehlmann, Mueller, Graves and Rohrbach.

On roll call the following Senators were present:

YEAS--Senators
Banks Bentley Caskey Childers
Clay Curls DePasco Ehlmann
Flotron Goode Graves House
Howard Jacob Johnson Kenney
Kinder Klarich Lybyer Mathewson
Maxwell McKenna Mueller Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Scott Sims
Singleton Staples Westfall Wiggins
Yeckel--33
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senator Quick--1
Absent with leave--Senators--None

SSA 2 for SA 1 to the substitute motion was again taken up.

Senator Mathewson assumed the Chair.

Senator Clay assumed the Chair.

At the request of Senator Singleton, SSA 2 for SA 1 to the substitute motion was withdrawn.

At the request of Senator Schneider, SA 1 to the substitute motion was withdrawn.

At the request of Senator Flotron, the substitute motion was withdrawn.

At the request of Senator Quick, the motion to adopt HS for SS No. 2 for SCS for SB 632, as amended, was withdrawn.

PRIVILEGED MOTIONS

Having voted on the prevailing side, Senator Lybyer moved that the vote by which HB 1928 failed on 3rd reading and final passage be reconsidered, which motion prevailed by the following vote:

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


HOUSE BILLS ON THIRD READING

Senator Goode requested unanimous consent of the Senate for HB 1928 to hold its place on the Consent Calendar.

On motion of Senator Quick, the Senate adjourned until 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 11, 1998.