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Journal of the House


First Regular Session, 93rd General Assembly




EIGHTH DAY, Wednesday, January 19, 2005

            

The House met pursuant to adjournment.


            Speaker Jetton in the Chair.


            Prayer by Reverend James Earl Jackson.


              We give thanks to You, O Lord, because You instruct us. Even at night, at the end of our busy day, we sense Your leading. May we remain attentive to Your voice.


              Guide us as we begin the serious and considerable task before us. We take nothing for granted.


              But, we trust in You, Lord; we say, “You are God.” The course of our life is in Your hand.


              Grant us necessary times of rest, physical and spiritual, in order that we might begin each day refreshed and alert, motivated and prepared.


              May we serve well the needs of the people and may Your grace, mercy and peace abide with us all.


              In the name of Your Son we pray. Amen.


            The Pledge of Allegiance to the flag was recited.


            The Speaker appointed the following to act as Honorary Pages for the Day, to serve without compensation: Salma Eltahira, Cori Bonham, Kelsey Richard, Susie Becher, Lauren Ortwein, Kane Baughn, Destiny Watkins, Zachery Brown, Jessica Jones, Ajla Jujic, Chelsey Rhoda, Ethen Maddox, Clinton Hubbard, Jake Rhodes, Billy Farrow, Jayla Brown, Napoleon Tisdale, Mikael Hollinshed, Michelle Kramp and Andria Holtzman.


            Representative Yates assumed the Chair.


            The Journal of the seventh day was approved as printed by the following vote:


AYES: 150

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aull

Baker 25

Barnitz

Bean

Bearden

Behnen

Bivins

Black

Bland

Bringer

Brooks

Brown 30

Brown 50

Bruns

Burnett

Byrd

Chappelle-Nadal

Casey

Chinn

Cooper 120

Cooper 155

Corcoran

Cunningham 145

Cunningham 86

Curls

Daus

Davis

Day

Deeken

Denison

Dethrow

Dixon

Donnelly

Dougherty

Dusenberg

El-Amin

Emery

Ervin

Faith

Fares

Fisher

Flook

Franz

Fraser

Goodman

Guest

Harris 110

Harris 23

Haywood

Henke

Hobbs

Hoskins

Hubbard

Hughes

Hunter

Icet

Johnson 47

Johnson 61

Johnson 90

Jolly

Kelly

Kingery

Kratky

Kraus

Kuessner

Lager

Lampe

Lembke

LeVota

Liese

Lipke

Loehner

Low 39

Lowe 44

Marsh

May

McGhee

Meadows

Meiners

Moore

Munzlinger

Muschany

Myers

Nance

Nieves

Nolte

Oxford

Page

Parker

Parson

Pearce

Phillips

Pollock

Portwood

Pratt

Quinn

Rector

Richard

Roark

Robb

Robinson

Roorda

Rucker

Ruestman

Rupp

Salva

Sander

Sater

Schaaf

Schad

Schlottach

Schneider

Schoemehl

Selby

Self

Shoemyer

Skaggs

Smith 118

Smith 14

Stefanick

Stevenson

St. Onge

Storch

Sutherland

Swinger

Threlkeld

Tilley

Viebrock

Villa

Wagner

Wallace

Walsh

Walton

Wasson

Wells

Weter

Whorton

Wildberger

Wilson 119

Wilson 130

Witte

Wood

Wright-Jones

Wright 137

Wright 159

Yaeger

Yates

Young

Zweifel

Mr Speaker

 

 

 

 

 

NOES: 004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Darrough

George

Spreng

Vogt

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENT: 000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABSENT WITH LEAVE: 008

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avery

Baker 123

Bowman

Boykins

Cooper 158

Dempsey

Jackson

Jones

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VACANCIES: 001


HOUSE RESOLUTION


            Representative Jones offered House Resolution No. 163.


HOUSE COURTESY RESOLUTIONS OFFERED AND ISSUED


            House Resolution No. 146 - Representative Aull

            House Resolution No. 147 - Representative Cooper (158)

            House Resolution No. 148

                        through

            House Resolution No. 157 - Representative Goodman

            House Resolution No. 158 - Representative LeVota

            House Resolution No. 159 - Representative Cooper (155)

            House Resolution No. 160 - Representative Bearden

            House Resolution No. 161 - Representatives Roorda and Selby

            House Resolution No. 162 - Representative Barnitz

            House Resolution No. 164 - Representative Harris (23)



            House Resolution No. 165 - Representative Zweifel

            House Resolution No. 166 - Representatives Deeken and Dixon


SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS


            HB 235 through HB 258 were read the second time.


INTRODUCTION OF HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION


            The following House Joint Resolution was read the first time and copies ordered printed:


HJR 8, introduced by Representatives Dethrow, Ervin, Dougherty, Moore, Munzlinger, Wilson (119), Dusenberg and Brown (30), relating to bird, fish, game, wildlife, or forestry resources.


INTRODUCTION OF HOUSE BILLS


            The following House Bills were read the first time and copies ordered printed:


HB 259, introduced by Representatives Deeken, Kingery, Kuessner, Swinger, Bean, Wright (159), Dethrow, Jetton, Bruns and Schad, relating to political subdivision elections.


HB 260, introduced by Representative Deeken, to authorize the conveyance of property owned by the state in Cole County to the Regional West Fire District.


HB 261, introduced by Representative Deeken, relating to local government employee retirement.


HB 262, introduced by Representative Dethrow, relating to motor vehicle registrations.


HB 263, introduced by Representatives Dethrow, Ervin, Moore, Munzlinger, Wilson (119), Threlkeld, Sander and Kuessner, relating to retirement benefits for commission appointees.


HB 264, introduced by Representatives Smith (14), Brown (30), Chappelle-Nadal, Whorton, Bivins and Walton, relating to tuition rates for undergraduate students at institutions of higher education.


HB 265, introduced by Representatives Johnson (47), Skaggs and Pratt, relating to the sale of used motor vehicles.


HB 266, introduced by Representative Myers, relating to whistleblower protections for physicians.


HB 267, introduced by Representatives Myers, Bean, Hobbs and Wood, relating to agricultural demonstration awards.


HB 268, introduced by Representative Goodman, relating to the tobacco master settlement agreement.


HB 269, introduced by Representatives Bruns, Wildberger, Meadows, Roorda, Walton and Byrd, relating to torts and action for damages.


HB 270, introduced by Representative Pratt, relating to jury service.


HB 271, introduced by Representative Schaaf, relating to financial interests of hospitals.


HB 272, introduced by Representative Pratt, relating to qualifications for civilian review boards.


HB 273, introduced by Representatives George, Walsh, Lowe (44) and Wagner, relating to good faith employee negotiations.


HB 274, introduced by Representatives George, Walsh, Lowe (44) and Wagner, relating to noncertificated school employees.


HB 275, introduced by Representative Cunningham (86), relating to health services provided at public institutions of higher education.


HB 276, introduced by Representative Cunningham (86), relating to special educational services.


HB 277, introduced by Representatives Oxford, Roorda, Casey, Walton, Chappelle-Nadal, Hoskins, Storch, Low (39), Fraser and Lampe, relating to prevention, screening, and treatment of lead poisoning.


HB 278, introduced by Representatives Walsh, Wright-Jones, Johnson (61), Lowe (44), Meiners, Young, Meadows, Bowman, Hoskins, Fisher, Daus, Low (39), Kratky, Henke, Harris (110), Roorda, Haywood, Vogt, Robinson, Liese, Johnson (90), Corcoran, Darrough, Chappelle-Nadal, Hughes, Shoemyer, Aull, Spreng, Yaeger, Boykins, Rucker, Curls, El-Amin, Bland, Swinger, Wildberger, Henke, Wagner, Villa, Schoemehl, Page, Salva, Moore and Zweifel, relating to mental health facilities.


HB 279, introduced by Representatives Walsh, Meiners, Young, Vogt, Hoskins, Darrough, Whorton, George, Harris (110), Kratky, Hughes and Sater, relating to student athletes.


HB 280, introduced by Representatives Walsh, Johnson (61), Lowe (44), Meiners, Young, Spreng, Jolly, Vogt, Salva, George, Page, Harris (110), Kratky, Hughes, Moore, Meadows, Corcoran,Whorton, Boykins, Hubbard, Chappell-Nadal, Hoskins, Zweifel, Wildberger, Sander, Darrough, Low (39) and Sater, relating to physically disabled voters.


WITHDRAWAL OF HOUSE BILLS


January 19, 2005


Mr. Stephen S. Davis

Office of the Chief Clerk 

Room 306C, State Capitol

Jefferson City, MO 65101


I respectfully request that House Bill No. 26 be withdrawn. This bill will be reintroduced at a later date with additional co-sponsors.




Thank you for your assistance in this matter.


Sincerely,


/s/ B. J. Marsh

District 136

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January 19, 2005


Dear Mr. Davis:


I respectfully request to withdraw House Bill No. 31. I do plan on resubmitting this bill at a later date.


Very truly yours,


/s/ Representative Robert Schaaf


            The following members’ presence was noted: Baker (123), Bowman and Boykins.


ADJOURNMENT


            On motion of Representative Goodman, the House adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 20, 2005.


HOUSE CALENDAR


NINTH DAY, THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2005


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION FOR SECOND READING


HJR 8


HOUSE BILLS FOR SECOND READING


HB 259 through HB 280