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Journal of the House


First Regular Session, 93rd General Assembly




TWENTY-THIRD DAY, Tuesday, February 15, 2005

The House met pursuant to adjournment.


            Speaker Pro Tem Bearden in the Chair.


            Prayer by Representative Rachel Bringer.


              Heavenly Father,


              Thank You for giving each of us the opportunity to serve You and the citizens of Missouri as members of the Missouri House. Grant us wisdom and guidance as we are called upon to make decisions, courage and strength to do Your will, and patience and love as we work together.


              Make each of us a blessing to someone today. In Your Heavenly name 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: Benjamin Smith and Jacob Smith.


            The Journal of the twenty-second day was approved as printed.


HOUSE RESOLUTION


            Representative Bivins offered House Resolution No. 530.

 

HOUSE COURTESY RESOLUTIONS OFFERED AND ISSUED


            House Resolution No. 527 - Representative Kelly

            House Resolution No. 528 - Representatives Deeken and Bruns

            House Resolution No. 529 - Representative Wallace


SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS


            HB 531 through HB 536 were read the second time.


PERFECTION OF HOUSE BILL


            HCS HB 393, relating to tort reform, was taken up by Representative Byrd.


            Speaker Jetton assumed the Chair.

            Speaker Pro Tem Bearden resumed the Chair.


            Representative Johnson (90) offered House Amendment No. 1.


House Amendment No. 1


AMEND House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 393, Section 538.205, Page 15, Line 13, by striking the word “manufacturer” on said line; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 538.205, Page 15, Line 14, by striking all of said line; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 538.205, Page 15, Line 15, by striking the word “Administration,” on said line; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 538.210, Page 16, Line 19, by striking the phrase “or pharmaceutical services” on said line; and


              Further amend said bill by amending the title, enacting clause, and intersectional references accordingly.


            Representative Johnson (90) moved that House Amendment No. 1 be adopted.


            Which motion was defeated by the following vote:


AYES: 061

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aull

Baker 25

Barnitz

Bland

Bringer

Brooks

Brown 50

Burnett

Chappelle-Nadal

Casey

Corcoran

Curls

Darrough

Daus

Donnelly

Dougherty

El-Amin

Fraser

George

Harris 110

Harris 23

Haywood

Henke

Hoskins

Hughes

Johnson 61

Johnson 90

Jolly

Kratky

Kuessner

Lampe

LeVota

Liese

Low 39

Lowe 44

Meadows

Meiners

Oxford

Page

Robinson

Roorda

Rucker

Salva

Selby

Shoemyer

Skaggs

Spreng

Storch

Swinger

Villa

Vogt

Wagner

Walsh

Walton

Whorton

Wildberger

Witte

Wright-Jones

Yaeger

Young

Zweifel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOES: 092

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baker 123

Bean

Bearden

Behnen

Bivins

Black

Brown 30

Bruns

Byrd

Chinn

Cooper 120

Cooper 155

Cooper 158

Cunningham 145

Cunningham 86

Davis

Day

Deeken

Dempsey

Denison

Dethrow

Dixon

Dusenberg

Emery

Ervin

Faith

Fares

Fisher

Flook

Franz

Goodman

Guest

Hobbs

Hunter

Icet

Jackson

Johnson 47

Jones

Kingery

Kraus

Lager

Lembke

Loehner

Marsh

May

McGhee

Moore

Munzlinger

Muschany

Myers

Nance

Nieves

Nolte

Parker

Parson

Pearce

Phillips

Pollock

Portwood

Pratt

Quinn

Rector

Richard

Roark

Robb

Ruestman

Rupp

Sander

Sater

Schaaf

Schad

Schneider

Self

Smith 118

Smith 14

Stefanick

St. Onge

Sutherland

Threlkeld

Tilley

Viebrock

Wallace

Wasson

Wells

Weter

Wilson 119

Wilson 130

Wood

Wright 137

Wright 159

Yates

Mr Speaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENT: 000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABSENT WITH LEAVE: 009

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avery

Bowman

Boykins

Hubbard

Kelly

Lipke

Schlottach

Schoemehl

Stevenson

 

 

 

 

 

 

VACANCIES: 001


            Representative Lowe (44) offered House Amendment No. 2.


House Amendment No. 2


AMEND House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 393, Section 510.265, Page 8, Line 3, by striking on said line the phrase “two hundred fifty”, and inserting in lieu thereof the following:


              Five hundred”; and


              Further amend said bill by amending the title, enacting clause, and intersectional references accordingly.


            Representative Lowe (44) moved that House Amendment No. 2 be adopted.


            Which motion was defeated.


            Representative Skaggs offered House Amendment No. 3.


House Amendment No. 3


AMEND House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 393, Page 20, Section 3, Line 6, by inserting after all of said line the following:


              "Section 4. 1. There is established a commission to be known as the "Commission on Tort Reform Review" which shall be composed of the following eighteen members;

              (1) Three members of the senate, appointed by the president pro tem of the senate and the minority floor leader of the senate, with no more than two members appointed from the majority party; and

              (2) Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives and the minority floor leader, with no more than two members appointed from the majority party; and

              (3) Twelve members, appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate, who are representatives from the following areas:

              (a) Attorneys who have experience and expertise in the litigation of tort claims for damages in this state;

              (b) Physicians and other medical professionals licensed in this state;

              (c) Medical facility owners and operators in this state;

              (c) Insurers that offer plans and coverage in this state for liability resulting from tort claims for damages;

              (d) Missouri residents who have been plaintiffs in tort claims for damages cases in this state; and

              (e) The judiciary.

              2. A majority of the members of the commission shall constitute a quorum. The members shall select one of the members to be the chair and one of the members to be the vice chair. The legislative members of the commission shall receive no additional compensation. All other members of the commission shall receive no compensation, but shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties. The commission is authorized to meet and act year round and to employ the necessary personnel within the limits of appropriations.

              3. It shall be the duty of the commission:

              (1) To make a two-year study and analysis of the effects of tort reform in the state of Missouri as it relates to:

              (a) Fairness and equity;

              (b) True economic impact;

              (c) Burden on individuals and businesses; and

              (d) The impact on the retention of medical professionals and the reduction in medical malpractice and liability insurance premiums in this state; and

              (2) To examine and assess the public benefit of tort reform in the state of Missouri and provide a report to the general assembly and the governor with the commission's findings and recommendations, if any, regarding the effects of tort reform in this state by September 1, 2007.

              4. The commission may contract with public and private entities, within the limits of appropriation, for analysis and study of the effects of tort reform in this state.

              5. This section shall expire on September 15, 2007."; and


            Further amend said title, enacting clause and intersectional references accordingly.


            Representative Skaggs moved that House Amendment No. 3 be adopted.


            Which motion was defeated by the following vote:

 

AYES: 065

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aull

Baker 25

Barnitz

Bland

Bowman

Bringer

Brooks

Brown 50

Burnett

Chappelle-Nadal

Casey

Corcoran

Curls

Darrough

Daus

Donnelly

Dougherty

El-Amin

Fraser

George

Harris 110

Harris 23

Haywood

Henke

Hoskins

Hughes

Johnson 61

Johnson 90

Jolly

Kratky

Kuessner

Lampe

LeVota

Liese

Low 39

Lowe 44

Meadows

Meiners

Oxford

Page

Parker

Robinson

Roorda

Rucker

Salva

Schneider

Schoemehl

Selby

Shoemyer

Skaggs

Spreng

Storch

Swinger

Villa

Vogt

Wagner

Walsh

Walton

Whorton

Wildberger

Witte

Wright-Jones

Yaeger

Young

Zweifel

 

 

 

 

 

NOES: 092

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baker 123

Bean

Bearden

Behnen

Bivins

Black

Brown 30

Bruns

Byrd

Chinn

Cooper 120

Cooper 155

Cooper 158

Cunningham 145

Cunningham 86

Davis

Day

Deeken

Dempsey

Dethrow

Dixon

Dusenberg

Emery

Ervin

Faith

Fares

Fisher

Flook

Franz

Goodman

Guest

Hobbs

Hunter

Icet

Jackson

Johnson 47

Jones

Kelly

Kingery

Kraus

Lager

Lembke

Lipke

Loehner

Marsh

May

McGhee

Moore

Munzlinger

Muschany

Myers

Nance

Nieves

Nolte

Parson

Pearce

Phillips

Pollock

Portwood

Pratt

Quinn

Rector

Richard

Roark

Robb

Ruestman

Rupp

Sander

Sater

Schaaf

Schad

Schlottach

Self

Smith 118

Smith 14

Stefanick

St. Onge

Sutherland

Threlkeld

Tilley

Viebrock

Wallace

Wasson

Wells

Weter

Wilson 119

Wilson 130

Wood

Wright 137

Wright 159

Yates

Mr Speaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENT: 000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABSENT WITH LEAVE: 005

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avery

Boykins

Denison

Hubbard

Stevenson

 

 

 

 

 

VACANCIES: 001


            Representative Johnson (61) offered House Amendment No. 4.


House Amendment No. 4


AMEND House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 393, Section 508.010, Page 5, Lines 1-7, by striking all of said lines and inserting in lieu thereof the following:


              “508.010. Suits instituted by summons shall, except as otherwise provided by law, be brought:”; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 508.010, Page 5, Line 16, by striking the opening bracket “[“ after the word “state” on said line; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 508.010, Page 5, Line 24, by striking the closing bracket “]” after the word “published” on said line; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 508.010, Pages 6-7, Lines 25 through 71, by striking all of said lines; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 538.210, Page 17, Line 51, by inserting after all of said line the following:


              538.211. 1. In all actions against a health care provider pursuant to this chapter, any health care defendant who has filed a timely motion to transfer venue may move for a hearing on the propriety of venue. All discovery shall be stayed except for discovery on the issue of venue raised in the motion. Within ninety days of the filing of the motion, the court shall set a hearing on the motion.

            2. If after hearing the court determines that venue is improper, the court shall transfer venue to a county where venue is proper.

            3. The court may award reasonable costs, expenses, and attorneys' fees associated with said motion to the prevailing party.”; and


              Further amend said bill by amending the title, enacting clause, and intersectional references accordingly.


            HCS HB 393, with House Amendment No. 4, pending, was laid over.


            On motion of Representative Dempsey, the House recessed until 2:00 p.m.




AFTERNOON SESSION


            The hour of recess having expired, the House was called to order by Speaker Pro Tem Bearden.


HOUSE COURTESY RESOLUTIONS OFFERED AND ISSUED


            House Resolution No. 531 - Representative Wasson

            House Resolution No. 532 - Representative Vogt

            House Resolution No. 533 - Representative Threlkeld

            House Resolution No. 534

                        through

            House Resolution No. 547 - Representative Avery

            House Resolution No. 548 - Representative Dixon

            House Resolution No. 549 - Representative Aull

            House Resolution No. 550

                         through

            House Resolution No. 553 - Representative Tilley

 

PERFECTION OF HOUSE BILL


            HCS HB 393, with House Amendment No. 4, pending, relating to tort reform, was again taken up by Representative Byrd.


            Representative Johnson (61) moved House Amendment No. 4 be adopted.


            Which motion was defeated by the following vote:


AYES: 045

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aull

Baker 25

Bland

Bowman

Brooks

Brown 50

Burnett

Chappelle-Nadal

Curls

Darrough

Daus

Donnelly

Dougherty

El-Amin

Fraser

Harris 23

Haywood

Hoskins

Hughes

Johnson 61

Johnson 90

Jolly

Kratky

Lampe

LeVota

Liese

Low 39

Lowe 44

Meadows

Meiners

Oxford

Rucker

Salva

Schoemehl

Shoemyer

Spreng

Storch

Villa

Vogt

Walsh

Whorton

Wildberger

Witte

Wright-Jones

Yaeger

 

 

 

 

 

NOES: 110

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baker 123

Barnitz

Bean

Bearden

Behnen

Bivins

Black

Bringer

Brown 30

Bruns

Byrd

Casey

Chinn

Cooper 120

Cooper 155

Cooper 158

Corcoran

Cunningham 145

Cunningham 86

Davis

Day

Deeken

Dempsey

Denison

Dethrow

Dixon

Emery

Ervin

Faith

Fares

Fisher

Flook

Franz

Goodman

Guest

Harris 110

Henke

Hobbs

Hunter

Icet

Jackson

Johnson 47

Jones

Kelly

Kingery

Kraus

Kuessner

Lager

Lembke

Lipke

Loehner

Marsh

May

McGhee

Moore

Munzlinger

Muschany

Myers

Nance

Nieves

Nolte

Page

Parker

Parson

Pearce

Phillips

Pollock

Portwood

Pratt

Quinn

Rector

Richard

Roark

Robb

Robinson

Roorda

Ruestman

Rupp

Sander

Sater

Schaaf

Schad

Schlottach

Schneider

Selby

Self

Skaggs

Smith 118

Smith 14

Stefanick

Stevenson

St. Onge

Sutherland

Swinger

Threlkeld

Tilley

Viebrock

Wagner

Wallace

Wells

Weter

Wilson 119

Wilson 130

Wood

Wright 137

Wright 159

Yates

Young

Zweifel

Mr Speaker

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENT: 000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABSENT WITH LEAVE: 007

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avery

Boykins

Dusenberg

George

Hubbard

Walton

Wasson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VACANCIES: 001


            Representative Vogt offered House Amendment No. 5.


House Amendment No. 5


AMEND House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 393, Section 508.040, Page 20, Lines 1 through 7 of said page by striking all of said lines; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 490.715, Page 5, Line 27 of said page, by inserting after all of said line the following:


              “508.040. Suits in a tort cause of action against a [corporations shall be commenced either in the county where the cause of action accrued, or in case the] corporation defendant that is a railroad company owning, controlling or operating a railroad running into or through two or more counties in this state[, then in either of such counties,] shall be commenced where the cause of action accrued or in either such county where the defendant owns, operates or controls a railroad, or in any county where such [corporations] defendant shall have or usually keep an office or agent for the transaction of their usual and customary business.”; and


              Further amend said bill by amending the title, enacting clause, and intersectional references accordingly.


            Representative Cooper (120) assumed the Chair.


            Representative Vogt moved that House Amendment No. 5 be adopted.


            Which motion was defeated by the following vote:


AYES: 055

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aull

Black

Bland

Bowman

Bringer

Brooks

Brown 30

Brown 50

Burnett

Chappelle-Nadal

Casey

Corcoran

Curls

Darrough

Donnelly

Dougherty

El-Amin

Fraser

Harris 23

Haywood

Henke

Hoskins

Hughes

Johnson 61

Johnson 90

Jolly

Kratky

Kuessner

LeVota

Liese

Low 39

Lowe 44

Meadows

Meiners

Oxford

Robinson

Roorda

Rucker

Salva

Schaaf

Schoemehl

Selby

Shoemyer

Spreng

Storch

Swinger

Vogt

Walsh

Whorton

Wildberger

Witte

Wright-Jones

Yaeger

Young

Zweifel

 

 

 

 

 

NOES: 100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baker 123

Baker 25

Barnitz

Bean

Bearden

Behnen

Bivins

Bruns

Byrd

Chinn

Cooper 120

Cooper 155

Cooper 158

Cunningham 145

Cunningham 86

Daus

Davis

Day

Deeken

Dempsey

Denison

Dethrow

Dixon

Dusenberg

Emery

Ervin

Faith

Fares

Fisher

Flook

Franz

Goodman

Guest

Harris 110

Hobbs

Hunter

Icet

Jackson

Johnson 47

Jones

Kelly

Kingery

Kraus

Lager

Lampe

Lembke

Lipke

Loehner

Marsh

May

McGhee

Moore

Munzlinger

Muschany

Myers

Nance

Nieves

Nolte

Page

Parker

Parson

Pearce

Phillips

Pollock

Portwood

Pratt

Quinn

Rector

Richard

Roark

Robb

Ruestman

Rupp

Sander

Sater

Schad

Schlottach

Schneider

Self

Skaggs

Smith 118

Smith 14

Stefanick

Stevenson

St. Onge

Sutherland

Tilley

Viebrock

Villa

Wagner

Wallace

Wells

Weter

Wilson 119

Wilson 130

Wood

Wright 137

Wright 159

Yates

Mr Speaker

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENT: 000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABSENT WITH LEAVE: 007

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avery

Boykins

George

Hubbard

Threlkeld

Walton

Wasson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VACANCIES: 001


            Representative Burnett offered House Amendment No. 6.


House Amendment No. 6


AMEND House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 393, Section 537.067, Page 12, Line 1 by striking the opening bracket “[“ after the number “1.” on said line; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 537.067, Page 12, Line 2, by placing brackets around the phrase “the defendants” on said line; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 537.067, Page 12, Line 2, by inserting before the word “shall” on said line the following:


              all defendants who are allocated at least ten percent of fault”; and  


              Further amend said bill, Section 537.067, Page 13, Line 30, by striking the closing bracket “]” after the number “2.” on said line; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 537.067, Page 13, Line 30, by striking the phrase “In any action in which” on said line; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 537.067, Pages 13 and 14, Lines 31 through 77, by striking all of said lines; and


              Further amend said bill by amending the title, enacting clause, and intersectional references accordingly.


            Speaker Pro Tem Bearden resumed the Chair.


            Representative Burnett moved that House Amendment No. 6 be adopted.


            Which motion was defeated.


            Representative Jolly offered House Amendment No. 7.


House Amendment No. 7


AMEND House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 393, Section 538.210, Page 16, Line 33, by placing a close bracket “]” after the number “4.” on said line; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 538.210, Page 16, Line 33, by inserting before the word “The” on said line the following:


              5. Beginning on August 28, 2014,”; and


              Further amend said bill, Section 538.210, Page 17, Line 40, by striking the closing bracket “]” at the end of said line; and


              Further amend said bill by amending the title, enacting clause, and intersectional references accordingly.


            Representative Lampe offered House Amendment No. 1 to House Amendment No. 7.


            Representative Yates raised a point of order that House Amendment No. 1 to House Amendment No. 7 is not a true amendment to the amendment and is dilatory.


            The Chair ruled the point of order well taken.


            Representative Lampe offered House Substitute Amendment No. 1 for House Amendment No. 7.


            Representative Pratt raised a point of order that House Substitute Amendment No. 1 for House Amendment No. 7 is not a true substitute amendment.


            The Chair ruled the point of order well taken.


            Representative Salva offered House Substitute Amendment No. 2 for House Amendment No. 7.




            Representative Pratt raised a point of order that House Substitute Amendment No. 2 for House Amendment No. 7 is not a true substitute amendment.


            The Chair ruled the point of order well taken.


            Representative Jolly moved that House Amendment No. 7 be adopted.


            Which motion was defeated by the following vote:


AYES: 062

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aull

Baker 25

Bland

Bowman

Bringer

Brooks

Brown 50

Burnett

Chappelle-Nadal

Casey

Corcoran

Curls

Darrough

Daus

Donnelly

Dougherty

El-Amin

Fraser

Harris 110

Harris 23

Haywood

Henke

Hoskins

Hughes

Johnson 61

Johnson 90

Jolly

Kratky

Kuessner

Lampe

LeVota

Liese

Low 39

Lowe 44

Meadows

Meiners

Oxford

Page

Robinson

Roorda

Rucker

Salva

Schneider

Schoemehl

Selby

Shoemyer

Skaggs

Spreng

Storch

Swinger

Villa

Vogt

Wagner

Walsh

Walton

Whorton

Wildberger

Witte

Wright-Jones

Yaeger

Young

Zweifel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOES: 095

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baker 123

Barnitz

Bean

Bearden

Behnen

Bivins

Black

Brown 30

Bruns

Byrd

Chinn

Cooper 120

Cooper 155

Cooper 158

Cunningham 145

Cunningham 86

Davis

Day

Deeken

Dempsey

Denison

Dethrow

Dixon

Dusenberg

Emery

Ervin

Faith

Fares

Fisher

Flook

Franz

Goodman

Guest

Hobbs

Hunter

Icet

Jackson

Johnson 47

Jones

Kelly

Kingery

Kraus

Lager

Lembke

Lipke

Loehner

Marsh

May

McGhee

Moore

Munzlinger

Muschany

Myers

Nance

Nieves

Nolte

Parson

Pearce

Phillips

Pollock

Portwood

Pratt

Quinn

Rector

Richard

Roark

Robb

Ruestman

Rupp

Sander

Sater

Schaaf

Schad

Schlottach

Self

Smith 118

Smith 14

Stefanick

Stevenson

St. Onge

Sutherland

Threlkeld

Tilley

Viebrock

Wallace

Wasson

Wells

Weter

Wilson 119

Wilson 130

Wood

Wright 137

Wright 159

Yates

Mr Speaker

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENT: 000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABSENT WITH LEAVE: 005

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avery

Boykins

George

Hubbard

Parker

 

 

 

 

 

VACANCIES: 001


            Representative Shoemyer offered House Amendment No. 8.


House Amendment No. 8


AMEND House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 393, Section 537.090, Page 14, Line 16, by striking the phrase “two-thirds” on said line; and


              Further amend said bill by amending the title, enacting clause, and intersectional references accordingly.


            Representative Pratt offered House Substitute Amendment No. 1 for House Amendment No. 8.


House Substitute Amendment No. 1

for

House Amendment No. 8


AMEND House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 393, Page 14, Section 537.090, Line 16, by striking the phrase "two-thirds" on said line; and inserting in lieu thereof "three-fourths"; and


              Further amend said bill by amending the title, enacting clause and intersectional references accordingly.


            Representative Hobbs offered House Amendment No. 1 to House Substitute Amendment No. 1 for House Amendment No. 8.


House Amendment No. 1

to

House Substitute Amendment No. 1

for

House Amendment No. 8


AMEND House Substitute Amendment No. 1 for House Amendment No. 8 to House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 393, Page 1, Section 537.090, Line 2, by striking the phrase "three-fourths" on said line and inserting in lieu thereof "one hundred and ten percent".


            On motion of Representative Hobbs, House Amendment No. 1 to House Substitute Amendment No. 1 for House Amendment No. 8 was adopted.


            On motion of Representative Pratt, House Substitute Amendment No. 1 for House Amendment No. 8, as amended, was adopted.


            Representative Dougherty offered House Amendment No. 9.


House Amendment No. 9


AMEND House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 393, Page 10, Section 516.105, Line 22, by inserting an opening bracket "[" before the word "In"; and


              Further amend said bill, Page 10, Section 516.105, Line 24, by inserting a closing bracket "]" after the word "later."; and


              Further amend said title, enacting clause and intersectional references accordingly.


            Representative Dougherty moved that House Amendment No. 9 be adopted.


            Which motion was defeated by the following vote:


AYES: 031

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aull

Bland

Bowman

Brooks

Burnett

Curls

Daus

Donnelly

Dougherty

Fraser

Haywood

Henke

Hoskins

Hughes

Johnson 47

Lampe

Low 39

Lowe 44

Meiners

Schneider

Shoemyer

Skaggs

Spreng

Villa

Vogt

Wallace

Walsh

Walton

Whorton

Wright-Jones

Young

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOES: 122

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baker 123

Baker 25

Barnitz

Bean

Bearden

Bivins

Black

Bringer

Brown 30

Brown 50

Bruns

Byrd

Chappelle-Nadal

Casey

Chinn

Cooper 120

Cooper 155

Cooper 158

Corcoran

Cunningham 145

Cunningham 86

Davis

Day

Deeken

Dempsey

Denison

Dethrow

Dixon

Dusenberg

Emery

Ervin

Faith

Fares

Fisher

Flook

Franz

Goodman

Guest

Harris 110

Harris 23

Hobbs

Hunter

Icet

Jackson

Johnson 90

Jolly

Jones

Kelly

Kingery

Kratky

Kraus

Kuessner

Lager

Lembke

LeVota

Liese

Lipke

Loehner

Marsh

May

McGhee

Meadows

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

Schoemehl

Selby

Self

Smith 118

Smith 14

Stefanick

Stevenson

St. Onge

Storch

Sutherland

Swinger

Threlkeld

Tilley

Wagner

Wasson

Wells

Weter

Wildberger

Wilson 119

Wilson 130

Witte

Wood

Wright 137

Wright 159

Yaeger

Yates

Zweifel

Mr Speaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENT: 003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Darrough

El-Amin

Johnson 61

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABSENT WITH LEAVE: 006

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avery

Behnen

Boykins

George

Hubbard

Viebrock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VACANCIES: 001


            HCS HB 393, as amended, was laid over.




REFERRAL OF HOUSE BILL


            The following House Bill was referred to the Committee indicated:


HB 519 - Workforce Development and Workplace Safety


COMMITTEE REPORTS


            Committee on Ethics, Chairman Dempsey reporting:


            Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Ethics, to which was referred additions to the 101 Capitol Complex Caucus, begs leave to report it has examined the same and approves it pursuant to 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo.


 

TO:                      Representative Tom Dempsey, Chairman

                            House Ethics Committee

 

FROM:                Representative Trent Skaggs

 

DATE:                 February 7, 2005

 

SUBJECT:          101 Capitol Complex Caucus



In accordance with Section 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo., I would like to add Representative Ted Hoskins /s/ Theodore Hoskins as a member of the 101 Capitol Complex Caucus.


            Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Ethics, to which was referred the 115 Complex Caucus, begs leave to report it has examined the same and approves it pursuant to 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo.


February 9, 2005

 

TO:                      Honorable Tom Dempsey, Chair

                            House Ethics Committee

                            Missouri House of Representatives

 

FROM:                Rep. Belinda Harris, District 110

 

RE:                      115 Complex Caucus


Pursuant to Section 105.473.3(2)(c)d RSMo, 1998 and the rules of the Missouri House of Representatives, a listing of members of the 93rd General Assembly’s House of Representatives 115 Complex Caucus is attached.


Please consider this memo a formal application to the Committee on Ethics to approve this caucus to be recognized as a duly filed and approved caucus of the General Assembly.


I will serve as the current chair of the caucus and as the designated member to present this request to the Committee. Please contact my office at 573-751-2398 if you have any questions.




115 Complex Caucus List

 

Representative                                District

 

/s/ John L. Bowman                         70

/s/ Melba J. Curls                             41

/s/ Belinda Harris                             110

/s/ Sara Lampe                                 138

/s/ Juanita Walton                            81

/s/ Amber Boykins                           60

/s/ Barbara Fraser                             83

/s/ Rick Johnson                               90

/s/ Terry Swinger                             162

/s/ Terry L. Witte                             10


            Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Ethics, to which was referred additions to the 2005 Joint Southwest Republican Caucus, begs leave to report it has examined the same and approves it pursuant to 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo.

 

TO:                      Representative Tom Dempsey, Chairman

                            House Ethics Committee

 

FROM:                Representative, Jack Goodman

 

DATE:                 January 25, 2005

 

RE:                      2005 Joint Southwest Republican Caucus


Pursuant to Section 105.473.3(2)(c)d RSMo 2000 and the rules of the Missouri House of Representatives, a list of the members of the 93rd General Assembly’s Joint Southwest Republican Caucus is attached.


Please consider this memorandum an addition to the formal application formerly filed with the Committee on Ethics.

 

Senator                                            District

 

/s/ Delbert Scott                               28

/s/ Norma Champion                        30

/s/ Larry Taylor                                29

/s/ Dan Clemens                               20

/s/ Chris Koster                                31

/s/ Carl Vogel                                   6

/s/ Kevin Engler                               3

/s/ Gary Nodler                                32

/s/ Chuck Purgason                          33


            Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Ethics, to which was referred additions to the American Legislative Exchange Council Committee Caucus, begs leave to report it has examined the same and approves it pursuant to 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo.

 

TO:                      Rep. Tom Dempsey

 

FROM:                Rep. Shannon Cooper


 


DATE:                 February 9, 2005

 

RE:                      Addition to ALEC Caucus


Please add the name of Rep. Jack Goodman to the list for the ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) Caucus.


Thank you.

 

/s/ Jack A. L. Goodman     Dist. 132


            Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Ethics, to which was referred the Democrats For Life Caucus, begs leave to report it has examined the same and approves it pursuant to 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo.


January 24, 2005

 

TO:                      Honorable Tom Dempsey, Chair

                            House Ethics Committee

                            Missouri House of Representatives

 

FROM:                Rep. Belinda Harris, District 110

 

RE:                      Democrats for Life Caucus


Pursuant to Section 105.473.3(2)(c)d RSMo, 1998 and the rules of the Missouri House of Representatives, a listing of members of the 93rd General Assembly’s House of Representatives Democrats For Life Caucus is attached.


Please consider this memo a formal application to the Committee on Ethics to approve this caucus to be recognized as a duly filed and approved caucus of the General Assembly.


I will serve as the current chair of the caucus and as the designated member to present this request to the Committee. Rep. Brad Robinson will serve as vice chair and Rep. Sue Schoemehl will serve as whip. Please contact my office at 573-751-2398 if you have any questions.


DEMOCRATS FOR LIFE CAUCUS

 

Representative                                District

 

/s/ Frank A. Barnitz                          150

/s/ Mike Brown                                50

/s/ Ron Casey                                   103

/s/ Curt Dougherty                           53

/s/ Belinda Harris                             110

/s/ Fred Kratky                                 65

/s/ Al Liese                                       79

/s/ Kate Meiners                               46

/s/ Jeff Roorda                                  102

/s/ Ray Salva                                    51

/s/ Harold R. Selby                           105

/s/ Rachel L. Bringer                        6

/s/ John P. Burnett                            40

/s/ Michael G. Corcoran                   77

/s/ Tom George                                74

/s/ Wayne Henke                              11

/s/ J.C. Kuessner                              152

/s/ Tim Meadows                             101

/s/ Brad Robinson                            107

/s/ Martin T. Rucker                         29

/s/ Sue Schoemehl                            100

/s/ Wes Shoemyer                            9

/s/ Michael Spreng                           76

/s/ Tom Villa                                    108

/s/ Gina Walsh                                  69

/s/ Patricia M. Yaeger                      96

/s/ Terry Swinger                             162

/s/ Wes Wagner                                104


            Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Ethics, to which was referred additions to the Democrat Handgun League Caucus, begs leave to report it has examined the same and approves it pursuant to 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo.

 

TO:                      REPRESENTATIVE TOM DEMPSEY

                            CHAIRMAN, HOUSE ETHICS COMMITTEE

 

FROM:                REPRESENTATIVE CURT DOUGHERTY

                            DISTRICT 53

 

SUBJECT:          DEMOCRATIC HANDGUN LEAGUE CAUCUS

 

DATE:                 FEBRUARY 9, 2005

 

Please consider this memo and the below signature, verification that I will be serving as the designated Chairman for the above named Caucus.


Thank you for your attention to this matter.


/s/ Representative Curt Dougherty

     District 53


            Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Ethics, to which was referred the FFA Caucus, begs leave to report it has examined the same and approves it pursuant to 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo.

 

TO:                      Representative Dempsey, Chairman

                            House Ethics Committee

 

FROM:                Representative Jim Viebrock

 

DATE:                 February 1, 2005

 

RE:                      FFA Caucus


Pursuant to Section 105.473.3(2)(c)d RSMo, 2000 and the rules of the Missouri House of Representatives, a listing of the members of the 93rd General Assembly’s House of Representatives FFA Caucus is attached.


Please consider this memorandum a formal application to the Committee on Ethics to approve this Caucus to be recognized as a duly filed and approved Caucus of the General Assembly.


 


Representative                                District

 

/s/ Jim Viebrock                               134

/s/ John Quinn                                  7

/s/ Mike Dethrow                             153

/s/ Jim Guest                                    5

/s/ Wes Shoemyer                            9

/s/ Jim Whorton                               3

/s/ Larry D. Wilson                          119

/s/ Brian Munzlinger                        1

/s/ Tom Loehner                               112

/s/ Mike Sutherland                          99

/s/ Maynard Wallace                        143

/s/ Rodney Schad                             115

/s/ Steve Hobbs                                21

/s/ Peter Myers                                 160

/s/ Charlie Schlottach                       111

/s/ David Pearce                               121

 

Senator                                            District

 

/s/ Larry Gene Taylor                       29

/s/ Gary Nodler                                32

 

TO:                      Rep. Tom Dempsey

 

FROM:                Rep. Jim Viebrock

 

DATE:                 February 8, 2005

 

RE:                      Addition to FFA Caucus


Please add the name of Senator Dan Clemens to the list for the FFA Caucus. Thank you.


/s/ Dan Clemens

     District 20


            Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Ethics, to which was referred the Missouri House Democratic Caucus, begs leave to report it has examined the same and approves it pursuant to 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo.

 

TO:                      Representative Tom Dempsey, Chairman

                            House Ethics Committee

 

FROM:                Representative Robin Wright-Jones

 

DATE:                 February 8, 2005

 

RE:                      Missouri House Democratic Caucus


Pursuant to Section 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo, 1998 and rules of the Missouri House of Representatives, a listing of the Missouri House Democratic Caucus is attached.


Please consider this letter a formal application to the Committee on Ethics to approve this caucus to be recognized as a filed and approved caucus of the General Assembly.


I will serve as the chair of the caucus and as the designated member to present this request to the Committee.

 

Representative                                District

 

/s/ Joe Aull                                       26

/s/ Frank A. Barnitz                          150

/s/ John L. Bowman                         70

/s/ Rachel Bringer                            6

/s/ Michael Brown                            50

/s/ Ron Casey                                   103

/s/ Michael G. Corcoran                   77

/s/ Bruce Darrough                           75

/s/ Margaret Donnelly                      73

/s/ Judy Baker                                  25

/s/ Craig Bland                                 43

/s/ Amber Boykins                           60

/s/ Sharon Sanders Brooks               37

/s/ John P. Burnett                            40

/s/ Maria Chappelle-Nadal               72

/s/ Melba J. Curls                             41

/s/ Mike Daus                                   67

/s/ Curt Dougherty                           53

/s/ Yaphett El-Amin                         57

/s/ Thomas George                           74

/s/ Jeff Harris                                    23

/s/ Wayne Henke                              11

/s/ Rodney Hubbard                         58

/s/ Cathy Jolly                                  45

/s/ J.C. Kuessner                              152

/s/ Paul LeVota                                52

/s/ Beth Low                                     39

/s/ Barbara Fraser                             83

/s/ Belinda Harris                             110

/s/ Esther Haywood                          71

/s/ Theodore Hoskins                       80

/s/ Leonard Hughes, IV                    42

/s/ Fred Kratky                                 65

/s/ Sara Lampe                                 138

/s/ Al Liese                                       79

/s/ Jenee’ Lowe                                44

/s/ Tim Meadows                             101

/s/ Jeanette Mott Oxford                  59

/s/ Brad Robinson                            107

/s/ Ray Salva                                    51

/s/ Harold R. Selby                           105

/s/ Trent Skaggs                               31

/s/ Rachel Storch                              64

/s/ Thomas A. Villa                          108

/s/ Wes Wagner                                104

/s/ Kate Meiners                               46

/s/ Sam Page                                     82

/s/ Jeff Roorda                                  102

/s/ Sue Schoemehl                            100

/s/ Wes Shoemyer                            9

/s/ Michael Spreng                           76

/s/ Terry Swinger                             162

/s/ Michael Vogt                              66

/s/ Gina Walsh                                  69

/s/ Juanita Walton                            81

/s/ Ed Wildberger                             27

/s/ Robin Wright-Jones                    63

/s/ Terry Young                                49

/s/ Connie L. Johnson                      61

/s/ Martin T. Rucker                         29

/s/ Jim Whorton                               3

/s/ Terry Witte                                  10

/s/ Patricia M. Yaeger                      96

/s/ Clint Zweifel                               78

/s/ Rick Johnson                               90


            Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Ethics to which was referred the Sanctity of Life Caucus, begs leave to report it has examined the same and approves it pursuant to 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo.

TO:                      Rep. Tom Dempsey, Chairman

                            House Ethics Committee

 

FROM:                Rep. Ed Emery

                            Rep. Rachel Bringer

 

DATE:                 January 31, 2005

 

RE:                      Sanctity of Life Caucus


Pursuant to Section 105.473.3(2)(c)d RSMo, 1998 and the rules of the Missouri House of Representatives, a listing of the members of the 93rd General Assembly’s House of Representatives Sanctity of Life Caucus is attached.


Please consider this letter a formal application to the Committee on Ethics to approve this caucus to be recognized as a duly filed and approved caucus of the General Assembly.


We will serve as the designated members to present this request to the Committee. Please contact us at 751-2165 or 751-9818 if you have any questions concerning this caucus.

 

Representative                                District

 

/s/ Brian Baker                                 123

/s/ Frank A. Barnitz                          150

/s/ Bob Behnen                                 2

/s/ Walt Bivins                                 97

/s/ Lanie G. Black                            161

/s/ Rachel L. Bringer                        6

/s/ Jason Brown                                30

/s/ Mark Bruns                                 113

/s/ Nathan Cooper                            158

/s/ Mike Cunningham                      145

/s/ Jane Cunningham                        86

/s/ Cynthia L. Davis                        19

/s/ David A. Day                              148

/s/ Bill Deeken                                 114

/s/ Charlie Denison                          135

/s/ Bob Dixon                                   140

/s/ Curt Dougherty                           53

/s/ Ed Emery                                    126

/s/ Doug Ervin                                  35

/s/ Barney Fisher                              125

/s/ Tom George                                74

/s/ Belinda Harris                             110

/s/ Wayne Henke                              11

/s/ Steve Hunter                                127

/s/ Allen Icet                                     84

/s/ Jack Jackson                                89

/s/ Jim Lembke                                 85

/s/ Tim Meadows                             101

/s/ Danie Moore                               20

/s/ Brian Munzlinger                        1

/s/ Peter Myers                                 160

/s/ Brian Nieves                                98

/s/ Sherman Parker                           12

/s/ Susan Phillips                              32

/s/ Charles R. Portwood                   92

/s/ John Quinn                                  7

/s/ Rex Rector                                  124

/s/ Marilyn Ruestman                       131

/s/ Therese Sander                            22

/s/ David Sater                                  68

/s/ Vicki Schneider                           17

/s/ Sue Schoemehl                            100

/s/ Harold R. Selby                           105

/s/ Tom Self                                     116

/s/ Wes Shoemyer                            9

/s/ Todd Smith                                 118

/s/ Joe Smith                                     14

/s/ Jodi Stefanick                              93

/s/ Bryan P. Stevenson                     128

/s/ Kevin Threlkeld                          109

/s/ Jim Viebrock                               134

/s/ Tom Villa                                    108

/s/ Jim Whorton                               3

/s/ Kevin Wilson                              130

/s/ Larry D. Wilson                          119

/s/ Dennis Wood                              62

/s/ Patricia Yaeger                            96

/s/ Brian Yates                                  56

/s/ John Burnett                                40

/s/ Ron Casey                                   103

/s/ Fred Kratky                                 65

/s/ J.C. Kuessner                              152

/s/ Al Liese                                       79

/s/ Kate Meiners                               46

/s/ Brad Robinson                            107

/s/ Ray Salva                                    51

/s/ Mike Spreng                                76

/s/ Terry Swinger                             162

/s/ Gina Walsh                                  69

/s/ Rod Jetton                                   156

/s/ Wayne Cooper                            155

/s/ Rodney Schad                             115

/s/ Scott T. Rupp                              13

/s/ Mike McGhee                             122

/s/ Tim Flook                                   34

/s/ Tom Dempsey                             18

/s/ Billy Pat Wright                          159

/s/ Bryan Pratt                                  55

/s/ Shannon Cooper                          120

/s/ Michael G. Corcoran                   77

/s/ Sally A. Faith                              15

/s/ Scott Lipke                                  157

/s/ Neal St. Onge                              88

/s/ Darrell Pollock                            146

/s/ Gayle Kingery                             154

/s/ Charlie Schlottach                       111

/s/ Mike Sutherland                          99

/s/ Gary Dusenberg                          54

/s/ Ed Robb                                      24

/s/ Ray Weter                                   142

/s/ Bob May                                     149

/s/ Kathy L. Chinn                            8

/s/ Jerry Nolte                                   33

/s/ Ron Richard                                129

/s/ Don Wells                                   147

/s/ Jay Wasson                                  141

/s/ Jack A. L. Goodman                   132

/s/ Mark Wright                               137

/s/ Otto Bean, Jr.                              163

/s/ Mike Dethrow                             153

/s/ Richard Byrd                               94

/s/ Rob Schaaf                                  28

/s/ Jim Guest                                    5

/s/ Brad Roark                                  139

/s/ Van Kelly                                    144


            Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Ethics, to which was referred the St. Louis Regional Caucus, begs leave to report it has examined the same and approves it pursuant to 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo.

 

TO:                      Representative Tom Dempsey, Chairman

                            House Ethics Committee

 

FROM:                Rep. Neal St. Onge

 

DATE:                 February 7, 2005

 

RE:                      St. Louis Regional Caucus


Pursuant to Section 105.473.3(2)(c)d RSMo, 1998 and the rules of the Missouri House of Representatives, a listing of members of the 93rd General Assembly’s St. Louis Regional Caucus is attached.


Please consider this as a formal application to the Committee on Ethics to approve this caucus to be recognized as a duly filed and approved caucus of the General Assembly.


I will serve as the designated member to present this request to the commission. Please contact me at 573-751-5568 if you have any questions.

 

Senators                                          District

 

/s/ Joan Bray                                    24

/s/ Rita Heard Days                          14

/s/ Pat Dougherty                             4

/s/ Michael Gibbons                         15

/s/ John Griesheimer                        26

/s/ John Loudon                               7

/s/ Maida Coleman                           5

/s/ Jon Dolan                                    2

/s/ Kevin Engler                               3

/s/ Tim Green                                   13

/s/ Harry Kennedy                            1

 

Representatives                              District

 

/s/ Carl Bearden                               16

/s/ John L. Bowman                         70

/s/ Jim Avery                                    95

/s/ Walt Bivins                                 97

/s/ Amber Boykins                           60

/s/ Richard Byrd                               94

/s/ Maria Chappelle-Nadal               72

/s/ Jane Cunningham                        86

/s/ Mike Daus                                   67

/s/ Tom Dempsey                             18

/s/ Yaphett El-Amin                         57

/s/ Kathlyn Fares                              91

/s/ Thomas E. George                       74

/s/ Esther Haywood                          71

/s/ Ron Casey                                   103

/s/ Michael G. Corcoran                   77

/s/ Bruce Darrough                           75

/s/ Cynthia L. Davis                         19

/s/ Margaret Donnelly                      73

/s/ Sally A. Faith                              15

/s/ Barbara Fraser                             83

/s/ Belinda Harris                             110

/s/ Wayne J. Henke                          11

/s/ Theodore Hoskins                       80

/s/ Allen Icet                                     84

/s/ Connie Johnson                           61

/s/ Robin Wright-Jones                    63

/s/ James W. Lembke                       85

/s/ Scott Muschany                           87

/s/ Jeanette Mott Oxford                  59

/s/ Sherman Parker                           12

/s/ Jeff Roorda                                  102

/s/ Rodney Hubbard                         58

/s/ Jack Jackson                                89

/s/ Rick Johnson                               90

/s/ Fred Kratky                                 65

/s/ Albert J. Liese                             79

/s/ Brian D. Nieves                           98

/s/ Sam Page                                     82

/s/ Charles Portwood                        92

/s/ Scott T. Rupp                              13

/s/ Charles W. Schlottach                 111

/s/ Sue Schoemehl                            100

/s/ Michael Spreng                           76

/s/ Jodi Stefanick                              93

/s/ Mike Sutherland                          99

/s/ Thomas A. Villa                          108

/s/ Wes Wagner                                104

/s/ Juanita Head Walton                   81

/s/ Patricia Yaeger                            96

/s/ Vicki Schneider                           17

/s/ Joe Smith                                     14

/s/ Neal St. Onge                              88

/s/ Rachel Storch                              64

/s/ Kevin Threlkeld                          109

/s/ Mike Vogt                                   66

/s/ Gina Walsh                                  69

/s/ Clint Zweifel                               78 

            Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Ethics, to which was referred the University of Missouri Caucus, begs leave to report it has examined the same and approves it pursuant to 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo.

 

TO:                      Representative Tom Dempsey, Chairman

                            House Ethics Committee

 

FROM:                Representative Jim Guest

 

DATE:                 February 2, 2005

 

RE:                      University of Missouri Caucus


Pursuant to Section 105.473.3(2)(c)d RSMo, 1998 and the rules of the Missouri House of Representatives, a listing of the members of the 93rd General Assembly’s House of Representatives University of Missouri Caucus is attached. It includes House members who graduated from one of the four campuses of the University of Missouri, who attended there or have children who attended there, whose legislative district includes or is next to a campus, or who have a general interest in supporting the institution.


Please consider this a letter of formal application to the Committee on Ethics to approve this caucus to be recognized as a duly filed and approved caucus of the General Assembly.


Officers of the Caucus are listed below, and I will serve as the designated member to present this request to the Committee. Please contact me at (573) 751-0246 if you have any questions concerning this caucus.


Proposed Officers, 2005 University of Missouri Caucus


Co-Chairs:

Jim Guest, R-5th

Cathy Jolly, D-45th


Assistant chairs:

Ed Robb, R-24th

Clint Zweifel, D-78th




Honorary founding chair:

Jeff Harris, D-23rd

 

Representative                                District

 

/s/ Tom Villa                                    108

/s/ Don Wells                                   147

/s/ Kevin Wilson                              130

/s/ Bryan Yates                                 56

/s/ Kathlyn Fares                              91

/s/ Wes Wagner                                104

/s/ Jim Whorton                               3

/s/ Terry L. Witte                             10

/s/ Clint Zwiefel                               78

/s/ Bob Dixon                                   140

/s/ Scott Rupp                                   13

/s/ David Sater                                  68

/s/ Wes Shoemyer                            9

/s/ Bryan P. Stevenson                     128

/s/ Kevin Threlkeld                          109

/s/ Therese Sander                            22

/s/ Sue Schoemehl                            100

/s/ Allen Icet                                     84

/s/ Mike Sutherland                          99

/s/ Steven Tilley                               106

/s/ Jenee Lowe                                  44

/s/ Brian Munzlinger                        1

/s/ Sam Page                                     82

/s/ Bryan Pratt                                  55

/s/ Ed Robb                                      24

/s/ Terry Swinger                             162

/s/ Bob May                                     149

/s/ Bob Behnen                                 2

/s/ David Pearce                               121

/s/ John Quinn                                  7

/s/ Jeff Roorda                                  102

/s/ Wayne Henke                              11

/s/ Theodore Hoskins                       80

/s/ Connie Johnson                           61

/s/ Kenny Jones                                117

/s/ Gayle Kingery                             154

/s/ Steve Hobbs                                21

/s/ Leonard Hughes                          42

/s/ Cathy Jolly                                  45

/s/ Robin Wright-Jones                    63

/s/ Beth Low                                     39

/s/ Otto Bean, Jr.                              163

/s/ John L. Bowman                         70

/s/ John P. Burnett                            40

/s/ Judy Baker                                  25

/s/ Craig Bland                                 43

/s/ Rachel L. Bringer                        6

/s/ Michael Brown                            50

/s/ Wayne Cooper                            155

/s/ Melba J. Curls                             41

/s/ Gary Dusenberg                          54

/s/ Barney Fisher                              125

/s/ Jack Goodman                             132

/s/ Jeff Harris                                    23

/s/ Mike Dethrow                             153

/s/ Ed Emery                                    126

/s/ Tim Flook                                   34

/s/ Jim Guest                                    5

/s/ Esther Haywood                          71


            Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Ethics, to which was referred the Veterans Caucus, begs leave to report it has examined the same and approves it pursuant to 105.473.3(2)(c)d, RSMo.

 

DATE:                 February 3, 2005

 

TO:                      Representative Tom Dempsey

                            Chairman

                            House Ethics Committee

 

FROM:                Representative Gary Dusenberg

                            District 54

 

SUBJECT:          Veterans Caucus


Pursuant to Section 105.473.3(2)(c)d RSMo 2000 and the rules of the Missouri House of Representatives, a listing of the members of the 93rd General Assembly’s House of Representatives Veterans Caucus is attached.


Please consider this memorandum a formal application to the House Ethics Committee to approve this Caucus to be recognized as a duly filed and approved Caucus of the General Assembly.


Representative                                District


/s/ Brian Munzlinger                        1

/s/ Robert J. Behnen                         2

/s/ Jim Whorton                               3

/s/ Jim Guest                                    5

/s/ John Quinn                                  7

/s/ Terry L. Witte                             10

/s/ Wayne Henke                              11

/s/ Joe Smith                                     14

/s/ Carl Bearden                               16

/s/ Vicki Schneider                           17

/s/ Therese Sander                            22

/s/ Joe Aull                                       26

/s/ Jason R. Brown                           30

/s/ Susan Phillips                              32

/s/ John P. Burnett                            40

/s/ Jenee’ Lowe                                44

/s/ Cathy Jolly                                  45

/s/ Will Kraus                                   48

/s/ Terry Young                                49

/s/ Gary Dusenberg                          54

/s/ Dennis Wood                              62

/s/ Fred Kratky                                 65

/s/ David Sater                                  68

/s/ Tom George                                74

/s/ Michael Spreng                           76

/s/ Jack Jackson                                89

/s/ Walt Bivins                                 97

/s/ Brian Nieves                                98

/s/ Mike Sutherland                          99

/s/ Ron Casey                                   103

/s/ Belinda Harris                             110

/s/ Larry D. Wilson                          119

/s/ Brian Baker                                 123

/s/ Barney Fisher                              125

/s/ Ed Emery                                    126

/s/ Steve Hunter                                127

/s/ Kevin Wilson                              130

/s/ Marilyn Ruestman                       131

/s/ Jack Goodman                             132

/s/ Michael L. Parson                       133

/s/ Sara Lampe                                 138

/s/ Mike Cunningham                      145

/s/ Don Wells                                   147

/s/ David A. Day                              148

/s/ J.C. Kuessner                              152

/s/ Gayle Kingery                             154

/s/ Billy Wright                                159

/s/ Peter Myers                                 160

/s/ Lanie Black                                 161

/s/ Terry Swinger                             162

/s/ Otto Bean, Jr.                              163

/s/ Bryan Pratt                                  55

/s/ Steve Hobbs                                21

/s/ Barbara Fraser                             83


INTRODUCTION OF HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION


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


HCR 20, introduced by Representatives Rupp, McGhee, Baker (123), Aull, Icet, Sater, Deeken, Bland, Harris (110), Chappelle-Nadal, Schad, Phillips, Sander, Wilson (119), Roorda, Nolte, Smith (14), Cunningham (86), Emery, Faith, Stefanick, Sutherland, Dusenberg and Bruns, relating to the designation of October fifteenth as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.


INTRODUCTION OF HOUSE BILLS


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


HB 537, introduced by Representatives Sater, Page, Denison and Cunningham (86), relating to watercraft regulations.


HB 538, introduced by Representative Wright (137), relating to methamphetamine and its precursors.


HB 539, introduced by Representatives Icet, Cunningham (86) and Sander, relating to teacher salary incentives.


HB 540, introduced by Representative Johnson (90), relating to cafeteria plans for state employees.


HB 541, introduced by Representatives Henke, Swinger, Harris (110), Bowman, Witte, Roorda, Harris (23), Salva, Barnitz, Selby, Kuessner, Curls and Wright-Jones, relating to license fee revenue.


HB 542, introduced by Representatives Henke, Kuessner, Harris (110), Robinson, Swinger, Roorda, Wildberger, Witte, Barnitz, Shoemyer, Aull, Salva, Dougherty, Brown (50), Casey and Rucker, relating to tobacco settlement moneys.


HB 543, introduced by Representatives Zweifel, Shoemyer, Darrough, Schoemehl, LeVota, Wildberger, Meadows, Yaeger and Young, relating to disclosure of certain health care benefits.


HB 544, introduced by Representatives Zweifel, Dougherty, Lampe, Page, Baker (25), LeVota, Yaeger, Whorton, Darrough, Donnelly and Bowman, relating to senior citizens property tax relief.


HB 545, introduced by Representatives Zweifel and Darrough, relating to right-of-way at intersections.


HB 546, introduced by Representatives Ervin, Yates, Daus, Meadows, Brown (30), Munzlinger, Flook, Day, Wildberger, Dusenberg, Yaeger, Whorton, Page, McGhee, Moore, Denison, Baker (123) and Hoskins, relating to an income tax deduction for health insurance premiums.


HB 547, introduced by Representatives Ervin, Hobbs, Meadows, Brown (30), Flook, Wildberger, Yaeger, Page, Wilson (119), McGhee, Moore, Denison and Baker (123), relating to distribution of a controlled substance near a park.


HB 548, introduced by Representatives Fraser, Young, Chappelle-Nadal, Moore, Cunningham (86) and Baker (25), relating to rights of persons with service animals.


HB 549, introduced by Representatives Fraser, Oxford, Darrough, Harris (110), Sutherland and Kratky, relating to shipwreck site protection.


HB 550, introduced by Representative Wasson, relating to clinical laboratories.

 

HB 551, introduced by Representatives Schlottach, Loehner, Schad, Hobbs, Whorton, Jones, Cunningham (145), Bruns, Quinn, Cooper (158), Threlkeld, Goodman, Shoemyer, Munzlinger, McGhee, Henke, Sutherland, Kuessner, Barnitz, Johnson (47), Guest, Ervin, Dethrow and Bearden, relating to electrical cooperatives.


HB 552, introduced by Representatives Ervin and Nieves, relating to sales to and by licensed vehicle dealers without contemporaneous assignment of certificate of title.


HB 553, introduced by Representative Rector, relating to liquefied petroleum gases.


HB 554, introduced by Representatives Dixon, Schoemehl, Kingery, Wright (137), Wilson (119), Bearden, Wagner, Davis, Faith, Munzlinger, Moore, Selby, Phillips, Lembke, Baker (25), Walton, Spreng, Harris (110) and Lampe, relating to naturopathic medicine.


HB 555, introduced by Representative Smith (118), relating to internal audits.


HB 556, introduced by Representatives Black, Walton, Chinn, Bivins, Roark, Smith (14), Icet, Jackson, Cooper (120), Emery, Myers and Kingery, relating to the nurse licensure compact.


HB 557, introduced by Representatives Baker (25), Chappelle-Nadal, Wildberger, Roorda, Low (39), Bland, Hoskins, Johnson (61), Sanders Brooks, Walsh, Lampe, Aull, Donnelly, Darrough, Sater, Fraser, Parker and Schoemehl, relating to the criminal justice system.


HB 558, introduced by Representative Cooper (158), relating to reporting and registering all deputy coroners and assistant coroners to the Missouri coroners' and medical examiners' association.


HB 559, introduced by Representatives Guest, Quinn, Whorton, Wildberger, McGhee, Schaaf, Denison and Lager, relating to the wholesale water and sewer authority act.


            The following member's presence was noted: Boykins.


ADJOURNMENT


            On motion of Representative Dempsey, the House adjourned until 9:45 a.m., Wednesday, February 16, 2005.


COMMITTEE MEETINGS


APPROPRIATIONS - AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 1:00 p.m. Hearing Room 4.

Continuation of the Department of Natural Resources budget presentation.


APPROPRIATIONS - EDUCATION

Thursday, February 17, 2005, Hearing Room 1 upon morning adjournment.

Presentation from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education continued.

Meeting will begin thirty minutes after morning adjournment.


APPROPRIATIONS - GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 6:00 p.m. Hearing Room 4.

Budgets to be reviewed: Statewide leasing continued if necessary; Judiciary and

Office of Public Defender.


APPROPRIATIONS - HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, Hearing Room 6 upon evening adjournment.

Discussion of provider taxes; home and community based services and nursing homes.




APPROPRIATIONS - PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 8:00 a.m. Hearing Room 4.

Department of Corrections only.


BUDGET

Thursday, February 17, 2005, 8:00 a.m. Hearing Room 3.

Markup will be held on: HB 14


CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 8:00 a.m. Hearing Room 7.

Executive session may follow.

Public hearing to be held on: HB 100


CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 6:00 p.m. Hearing Room 1.

Executive session may follow. CANCELLED

Public hearing to be held on: HJR 8


ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 8:00 a.m. Hearing Room 3.

Executive session may follow.

Public hearings to be held on: HB 87, HB 34


HEALTH CARE POLICY

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 8:00 a.m. Hearing Room 6.

Executive session may follow.

Public hearing to be held on: HB 131


INSURANCE POLICY

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 12:00 p.m. Hearing Room 7.

Executive session may follow.

Public hearings to be held on: HB 69, HB 241


JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 12:00 p.m. Hearing Room 6.

Presentation of independent audit of Department of Economic Development.

Executive session will be held on: HB 135


JOINT COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH

Thursday, February 17, 2005, Hearing Room 1 upon morning adjournment.

Organizational meeting and any other business.


LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Thursday, February 17, 2005, 8:00 a.m. Hearing Room 6.

Executive session may follow.

Public hearings to be held on: HB 347, HB 91


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 12:00 p.m. Hearing Room 1.

Public hearings to be held on: HB 174, HB 175


RETIREMENT

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 6:00 p.m. Hearing Room 7.

Executive session may follow. AMENDED

Public hearings to be held on: HB 112, HB 238, HB 261, HB 334


RULES

Thursday, February 17, 2005, 9:00 a.m. Hearing Room 4.

Executive session may follow.

Public hearings to be held on: HCS HB 94 & 185, HR 222, HR 163, HR 134,

HR 96, HR 12, HR 11, HCR 15, HCR 11, HCR 9, HCR 3


SENIOR CITIZEN ADVOCACY

Thursday, February 17, 2005, 8:00 a.m. Hearing Room 1.

Executive session may follow.

Public hearings to be held on: HB 110, HB 204, HB 228


TOURISM

Thursday, February 24, 2005, 9:00 a.m. House Lounge.

Presentation of the annual report by the Tourism Commission.


TRANSPORTATION

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 8:00 a.m. Hearing Room 1.

House Bills will be heard after an address by Dr. Jeffrey Runge.

Executive session may follow.

Public hearings to be held on: HB 183, HB 385


UTILITIES

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, Hearing Room 5 upon morning adjournment.

Executive session may follow.

Public hearings to be held on: HB 338, HB 399


WAYS AND MEANS

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 6:00 p.m. Hearing Room 5.

Executive session may follow.

Public hearings to be held on: HB 209, HB 54, HB 235


WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY

Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 12:00 p.m. Hearing Room 3.

Executive session may follow.

Public hearing to be held on: HB 519




HOUSE CALENDAR


TWENTY-FOURTH DAY, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2005


HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION FOR SECOND READING


HCR 20


HOUSE BILLS FOR SECOND READING


HB 537 through HB 559


HOUSE BILLS FOR PERFECTION

 

1          HCS HB 393, as amended - Byrd                   (8 hours-Perfection)

2          HCS HB 441 - Behnen