Journal of the Senate

FIRST REGULAR SESSION


THIRTEENTH DAY--WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1999


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Wilson in the Chair.

The Reverend Carl R. Gauck offered the following prayer:

Almighty God heavenly Father: Grant unto this day the wisdom to pass legislation bearing fruits of Your righteousness: discovered by the work of solid research, by listening to those most affected by our resolutions and quietly discussed with You in prayer. This we ask in Your Holy Name. 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 DePasco announced that photographers from the Associated Press 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 Bland Caskey
Childers Clay DePasco Ehlmann
Flotron Goode Graves House
Howard Jacob Johnson Kenney
Kinder Klarich Mathewson Maxwell
Mueller Quick Rohrbach Russell
Schneider Sims Singleton Staples
Steelman Stoll Westfall Wiggins
Yeckel--33
Absent with leave--Senator Scott--1
The Lieutenant Governor was present.


RESOLUTIONS

Senator Westfall offered Senate Resolution No. 162, regarding Daniel Botts, Mt. Vernon, which was adopted.

On behalf of Senator Scott, Senator Quick offered Senate Resolution No. 163, regarding Christopher W. Engelbart, Webster Groves, which was adopted.

Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 164, regarding Katherine A. Allen, Springfield, which was adopted.

Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 165, regarding the Equine Clinic, Springfield, which was adopted.

Senator Bentley offered Senate Resolution No. 166, regarding the Medicine Shoppe, Springfield, which was adopted.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

The following Bills were read the 1st time and 1,000 copies ordered printed:

SB 357-By Klarich.

An Act to authorize the conveyance of various land rights in certain state park property.

SB 358-By Stoll.

An Act to amend chapter 144, RSMo, relating to state sales tax exemptions for amusement and vending machines by adding thereto one new section relating to the same subject.

SB 359-By Mueller, Rohrbach and Westfall.

An Act to repeal sections 700.010, 700.015, 700.021, 700.025, 700.030, 700.035, 700.045, 700.050, 700.060, 700.090 and 700.100, RSMo 1994, and section 700.040, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to manufactured housing, and to enact in lieu thereof twelve new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 360-By Maxwell.

An Act to repeal sections 455.067 and 455.083, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to interstate orders of protection, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 361-By Westfall.

An Act to repeal section 278.130, RSMo 1994, relating to soil and water districts, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 362-By Westfall.

An Act to repeal sections 324.240, 324.243, 324.245, 324.247, 324.250, 324.257, 324.260, 324.262, 324.265 and 324.267, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to the licensure of massage therapists, and to enact in lieu thereof eleven new sections relating to the same subject.

SB 363-By Bentley.

An Act to amend chapter 324, RSMo, by adding thereto ten new sections relating to clinical nutritionists.

SB 364-By Ehlmann.

An Act to amend chapter 9, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to public holidays.

SB 365-By Ehlmann.

An Act to amend chapter 160, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to student participation in statewide assessments.

REFERRALS



The following concurrent resolution was read the 2nd time and referred to the Committee indicated:

HCS for HCRs 6 and 7--Rules, Joint Rules and Resolutions.

President Pro Tem Quick re-referred SB 211 to the Committee on Aging, Families and Mental Health.

On motion of Senator DePasco, the Senate recessed until 11:30 a.m.

RECESS

The time of recess having expired, the Senate was called to order by President Pro Tem Quick.

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

January 26, 1999

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th 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:

John P. Smith, 102 Leisure Lane, Ozawkie, Kansas 66070, as Director of the Division of Credit Unions, for a term ending at the pleasure of the Governor, and until his successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Sandra Branson, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor



Also,



OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

January 26, 1999

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th 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:

Mary S. "Molly" Strassner, 23 Westmoreland Place, St. Louis City, Missouri 63108, as a public member of the Video Instructional Development and Educational Opportunity Program, for a term ending June 30, 2001, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, James C. Kirkpatrick, deceased.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

January 26, 1999

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th 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:

Donald L. Dickerson, Democrat, 3449 East Lakewood, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri 63701, as a member of the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents, for a term ending January 1, 2005, 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

January 26, 1999

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th 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:

John W. Briscoe, Democrat, 209 College, New London, Ralls County, Missouri 63459, as a member of the Truman State University Board of Governors, for a term ending January 1, 2005, 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

January 26, 1999

TO THE SENATE OF THE 90th 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:

Wilma J. Maddox, Republican, 808 Sunset Drive, Macon, Macon County, Missouri 63552, as a member of the Truman State University Board of Governors, for a term ending January 1, 2005, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, reappointed to a full term.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

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

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

Senator DePasco, 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 HCS for HCRs 6 and 7, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the concurrent resolution do pass.

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 SB 291, begs leave to report that it has considered the same and recommends that the bill do pass, with Senate Committee Amendment No. 1.

SENATE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT NO. 1

Amend Senate Bill No. 291, Page 1, In the Title, Line 6, by inserting immediately after the word "subject" the following: ", with an emergency clause"; and

Further amend said bill, Page 33, Section 516.350, Line 25, by inserting immediately after all of said line the following:

"Section B. Because of the need to comply with federal mandates, this act is deemed necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, welfare, peace and safety, and is hereby declared to be an emergency act within the meaning of the constitution, and this act shall be in full force and effect upon its passage and approval.".

RESOLUTIONS

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 167, regarding Reverend Scott Keller, Malden, which was adopted.



INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Mueller introduced to the Senate, John Moore, Ballwin; and Joe Clote, Glendale.

Senator Kenney introduced to the Senate, his daughter, Elizabeth, Lee's Summit; who was made an honorary page.

Senator Maxwell introduced to the Senate, Hank Milius, Mexico.

Senator Wiggins introduced to the Senate, the Physician of the Day, Dr. Barbara Goolsbee Bollier, Kansas City.

Senator Bentley introduced to the Senate, William V. Turner, Springfield.

Senator Singleton introduced to the Senate, Richard Russell, Joplin; and Walter Moore, Carthage.

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