Journal of the Senate

FIRST REGULAR SESSION


FORTIETH DAY--MONDAY, MARCH 22, 1999


The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President Pro Tem Quick in the Chair.

The Reverend Carl R. Gauck offered the following prayer:

Gracious and Merciful God: Here we again gather and pray for Your angelic zeal that we might be about the tasks required of us this week. Support us and guide us as we struggle with decisions that must be made to produce the greatest good we are capable of providing. And we pray for Lester Marcum, our Sergeant-at-Arms, that You might walk with him and with his family as they have just begun their journey of grief that is as long and painful as the depth of their love for Nathalia. 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 Journals for Thursday, March 11, 1999, and Thursday, March 18, 1999, were read and approved.

Senator DePasco requested unanimous consent to correct the Senate Journal for Thursday, March 4, 1999, on Page 407, by showing Senator Bentley as "Present" rather than "Absent with Leave" on the attendance roll call, which request was granted.

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

Present--Senators
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--32
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Scott--2
The Lieutenant Governor was present.

RESOLUTIONS



Senator Rohrbach offered Senate Resolution No. 432, regarding the Reverend and Mrs. J. Arnold Bickel, California, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 433, regarding Sherrie Straube, Caruthersville, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 434, regarding Diane Sayre, Caruthersville, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 435, regarding Brian K. Taylor, Caruthersville, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 436, regarding Christy Ferrell, Caruthersville, which was adopted.

Senator Howard offered Senate Resolution No. 437, regarding the Business and Professional Women's Club, Caruthersville, which was adopted.

Senator Banks offered Senate Resolution No. 438, regarding the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Coalition of 100 Black Women, Metropolitan Saint Louis Chapter, which was adopted.

Senator Childers offered Senate Resolution No. 439, regarding Mary Moore, West Plains, which was adopted.

Senator Kenney offered Senate Resolution No. 440, regarding Michael Steven Van Becelaere, Lee's Summit, which was adopted.

Senator Kinder offered Senate Resolution No. 441, regarding Hoyt K. Kyle, Sikeston, which was adopted.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

Senator Johnson moved that SCR 16 be taken up for adoption, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Johnson, SCR 16 was adopted by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Flotron Goode
House Howard Jacob Johnson
Kenney Kinder Klarich Mathewson
Maxwell Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Sims Singleton
Staples Steelman Stoll Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--30
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Ehlmann Graves Scott--4


PRIVILEGED MOTIONS

Senator Goode, on behalf of the conference committee appointed to act with a like committee from the House on SCS for HCS for HB 14, submitted the following conference committee report:

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT ON



HOUSE BILL 14

Mr. President: Your Conference Committee appointed to confer with a like committee from the House on Senate Committee Substitute for House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 14, begs leave to report that we, after open, free and fair discussion of the differences between the House and Senate, have agreed to recommend and do recommend to the respective bodies as follows:

1. That the Senate recede from its position on Senate Committee Substitute for House Committee Substitute for House Bill 14.

2. That the House recede from its position on House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 14.

3. That the attached Conference Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 14, be truly agreed to and finally passed.

FOR THE SENATE: FOR THE HOUSE:
/s/ Wayne Goode /s/ Richard Franklin
/s/ Harry Wiggins /s/ Deleta Williams
/s/ Joe Maxwell /s/ Charles Q. Troupe
/s/ John T. Russell /s/ Ken Legan
/s/ Morris Westfall /s/ Charlie Shields

Senator Goode moved that the above conference committee report be adopted, which motion prevailed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Flotron Goode
House Howard Jacob Johnson
Kenney Kinder Klarich Mathewson
Maxwell Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Sims Singleton
Staples Steelman Stoll Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--30
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Ehlmann Graves Scott--4

On motion of Senator Goode, CCS for HB 14, entitled:

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

HOUSE BILL NO. 14

An Act to appropriate money for supplemental purposes for the several departments and offices of state government, and for the payment of various claims for refunds, for persons, firms, and corporations, and for other purposes, and to transfer money among certain funds, from the funds designated for the fiscal period ending June 30, 1999.

Was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Flotron Goode
House Howard Jacob Johnson
Kenney Kinder Klarich Mathewson
Maxwell Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Sims Singleton
Staples Steelman Stoll Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--30
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Ehlmann Graves Scott--4

The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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 DePasco moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

REFERRALS

President Pro Tem Quick referred the Gubernatorial Appointments appearing on Page 507 of the Senate Journal for Thursday, March 18, 1999, to the Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments.

THIRD READING OF SENATE BILLS

SJR 25, introduced by Senators Rohrbach and Goode, entitled:

Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 27(a) of article IV of the Constitution of Missouri relating to certain funds in the state treasury, and adopting one new section in lieu thereof relating to the same subject.

Was taken up by Senator Rohrbach.

On motion of Senator Rohrbach, SJR 25 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

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

The President Pro Tem declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

President Wilson assumed the Chair.

Senator DePasco announced that photographers from Channel 13 had been given permission to take pictures in the Senate Chamber today.

SS for SCS for SB 335, introduced by Senator Caskey, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 335

An Act to repeal sections 195.275, 217.760, 455.085, 513.653, 558.016, 569.025, 569.035, 570.040 and 571.015, RSMo 1994, and sections 557.036, 558.011, 558.019, 559.026 and 559.115, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to various sentencing provisions, and to enact in lieu thereof thirteen new sections relating to the same subject, with penalty provisions.

Was taken up.

Senator Johnson assumed the Chair.

On motion of Senator Caskey, SS for SCS for SB 335 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Flotron Goode
Howard Jacob Johnson Kinder
Mathewson Maxwell Mueller Quick
Rohrbach Sims Singleton Staples
Steelman Stoll Westfall Wiggins
Yeckel--25
NAYS--Senators
Ehlmann Graves House Kenney
Klarich Russell--6
Absent--Senator Schneider--1
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Scott--2

The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SS for SB 289, introduced by Senator Goode, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 289

An Act to repeal sections 162.857, 162.867 and 162.1100, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to career and vocational education, and to enact in lieu thereof three new sections relating to the same subject.

Was taken up.

On motion of Senator Goode, SS for SB 289 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
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--32
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Scott--2

The President declared the bill passed.

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 Maxwell moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

Senator Mathewson assumed the Chair.

SS for SB 309, introduced by Senator Maxwell, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR



SENATE BILL NO. 309

An Act to repeal section 43.050, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to public safety personnel, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

Was taken up.

Senator Staples assumed the Chair.

On motion of Senator Maxwell, SS for SB 309 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Ehlmann Flotron
Goode House Jacob Johnson
Kenney Kinder Klarich Mathewson
Maxwell Mueller Quick Rohrbach
Russell Schneider Sims Singleton
Staples Steelman Stoll Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--30
NAYS--Senators
Graves Howard--2
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Scott--2

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.

SS for SJR 23, introduced by Senator Mathewson, entitled:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 23

Joint Resolution submitting to the qualified voters of Missouri, an amendment repealing section 8 of article III of the Constitution of Missouri relating to term limits, and adopting one new section in lieu thereof relating to the same subject.

Was taken up.

On motion of Senator Mathewson, SS for SJR 23 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Clay DePasco
Ehlmann Flotron Goode House
Howard Jacob Johnson Kenney
Kinder Klarich Mathewson Maxwell
Mueller Quick Rohrbach Schneider
Sims Staples Steelman Stoll
Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--27
NAYS--Senators
Caskey Childers Graves Russell
Singleton--5
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Scott--2

The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SCS for SB 249, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE BILL NO. 249

An Act to amend chapter 324, RSMo, by adding thereto twenty-one new sections relating to setup contractors for the manufactured housing industry, with penalty provisions and an expiration date.

Was taken up by Senator Maxwell.

Senator Mathewson assumed the Chair.

On motion of Senator Maxwell, SCS for SB 249 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Ehlmann Flotron
Goode Graves House Howard
Jacob Johnson Kenney Klarich
Mathewson Maxwell Mueller Quick
Rohrbach Russell Schneider Sims
Singleton Staples Steelman Stoll
Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--31
NAYS--Senator Kinder--1
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Scott--2

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 DePasco moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

SB 403, introduced by Senators Rohrbach and Goode, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 33.285 and 33.577, RSMo 1994, relating to certain funds, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with a contingent effective date.

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

On motion of Senator Rohrbach, SB 403 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
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--32
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Scott--2

The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SB 176, with SCS, introduced by Senator Rohrbach, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 536.016, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to administrative rules, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

SCS for SB 176, entitled:

SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR



SENATE BILL NO. 176

An Act to repeal section 536.016, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to administrative rules, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

Was taken up.

Senator Rohrbach moved that SCS for SB 176 be adopted, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Senator Rohrbach, SCS for SB 176 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
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--32
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senators--None
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Scott--2

The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SB 364, introduced by Senator Ehlmann, entitled:

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

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

On motion of Senator Ehlmann, SB 364 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
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 Steelman Stoll
Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--31
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senator Staples--1
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Scott--2

The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SB 466, with SCA 1, introduced by Senator Caskey, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 205.180, RSMo 1994, relating to elections of hospital trustees, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject.

Was called from the Consent Calendar and taken up.

SCA 1 was taken up.

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

On motion of Senator Caskey, SB 466, as amended, was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
Bentley Bland Caskey Childers
Clay DePasco Ehlmann Flotron
Goode Graves House Howard
Jacob Johnson Kenney Kinder
Klarich Mathewson Maxwell Mueller
Quick Russell Schneider Sims
Singleton Steelman Stoll Westfall
Wiggins Yeckel--30
NAYS--Senator Rohrbach--1
Absent--Senator Staples--1
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Scott--2

The President declared the bill passed.

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

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

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

SB 326, introduced by Senator Goode, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 198.439, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to nursing facility reimbursement allowance, 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 Goode, SB 326 was read the 3rd time and passed by the following vote:

YEAS--Senators
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 Steelman Stoll
Westfall Wiggins Yeckel--31
NAYS--Senators--None
Absent--Senator Staples--1
Absent with leave--Senators
Banks Scott--2

The President declared the bill passed.

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 DePasco moved that motion lay on the table, which motion prevailed.

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 SB 205, 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.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE

The following messages were received from the House of Representatives through its Chief Clerk:

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 741, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 213.111 and 213.112, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to the human rights commission, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

Also,

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 920, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 173.005, RSMo 1994, relating to an advisory committee of the coordinating board for higher education, 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 834, entitled:

An Act authorizing the director of the department of natural resources to convey an easement in Taum Sauk Mountain State Park.

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 352, entitled:

An Act relating to municipal fire departments.

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 791, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 253.081 and 253.090, RSMo 1994, relating to certain state park funds, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with an effective date.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

Also,

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 402, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 51.155, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to county clerks, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the duties of certain officers in certain counties.

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 721, entitled:

An Act to repeal sections 199.170, 199.180 and 199.230, RSMo 1994, relating to tuberculosis, 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 779, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 71.270, RSMo 1994, relating to vacation of certain streets and easements, 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 795, entitled:

An Act relating to electronic transmission of recordings.

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 853, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 89.320, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to planning commissions of municipalities, 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 796, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 205.374, RSMo 1994, and section 205.190, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to county hospital assets, and to enact in lieu thereof two new sections relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

Emergency clause adopted.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

Also,

Mr. President: I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has taken up and passed HB 778, entitled:

An Act relating to the educational employees' memorial scholarship.

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 776, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 60.315, RSMo 1994, relating to county surveyors and land surveys, 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 476, entitled:

An Act to repeal section 79.070, RSMo 1994, relating to qualifications of certain city officials, 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 800, entitled:

An Act authorizing the director of the department of natural resources to convey various land rights in certain state park property.

In which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully requested.

Read 1st time.

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

March 19, 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:

Jill M. Hamilton, Democrat, 2624H Chessbrook Drive, Oakville, St. Louis County, Missouri 63129, as a public member of the Dam and Reservoir Safety Council, for a term ending June 25, 2000, and until her successor is duly appointed and qualified; vice, Terry L. Ware, resigned.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 19, 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:

Gerald P. Greiman, 7042 Westmoreland Drive, University City, St. Louis County, Missouri 63130, as a member of the Missouri State Employees Deferred Compensation Commission, for a term ending November 20, 1999, and until his successor is duly

appointed and qualified; vice, John Pelzer, term expired.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

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

Also,

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

State of Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri

March 19, 1999

TO THE SECRETARY OF THE SENATE

90th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

STATE OF MISSOURI:

Herewith I return to you Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 225 entitled:

"AN ACT"

To repeal section 334.655, RSMo Supp. 1998, relating to physical therapist assistants, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the same subject, with an emergency clause.

On March 19, 1999, I approved said Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 225.

Respectfully submitted,

MEL CARNAHAN

Governor

INTRODUCTIONS OF GUESTS

Senator Johnson introduced to the Senate, seventh grade students from Truman Middle School, St. Joseph.

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