J o u r n a l o f t h e H o u s e ELEVENTH DAY -------- HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TOPEKA, KAN., Tuesday, January 28, 1997, 11:00 a.m. The House met pursuant to adjournment with Speaker Shallenburger in the chair. The roll was called with 125 members present. Prayer by Chaplain Washington: Heavenly Father, In accordance with Your Holy Word, As Creator of every creature (Genesis 1:1, Job 26:7), As Giver of all good gifts (James 1:17), As Dispenser of all wisdom (Daniel 2:20, Colossians 2:3), As the One Who has empowered us (Romans 13:1), As the Source of our righteousness, and As the Judge of our unrighteousness (Romans 2:9), As the Supreme Authority over all our affairs (Exodus 20:1-7), and As the Final Judge in terms of our destiny (Jeremiah 11:11, 1 Thessalonians 5:3), Your foolishness is wiser than our wisdom and Your weakness is stronger than our strength (1 Corinthians 1:25), so have mercy on us and fill us with an awesome awareness of Your presence. Incline our hearts to Your guidance today. I come to You, in the Name of Your Christ. Amen. INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS The following bills were introduced and read by title: HB 2106, An act relating to cosmetologists; concerning continuing education hours required for renewal of cosmetologist licenses; amending K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 65-1904 and repealing the existing section, by Representatives P. Long, Aurand, Compton, Dahl, Empson, Faber, Freeborn, Geringer, Hayzlett, Hutchins, Mason, McCreary, O'Connor, Palmer, J. Peterson, Pottorff, Powell, Powers, Presta, Ruff, Thimesch, Tomlinson and Toplikar. HB 2107, An act relating to sales taxation; exempting purchases made by religious organizations therefrom; amending K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 79-3606 and repealing the existing section, by Representatives Wilson, Adkins, Ballou, Beggs, Benlon, Bradley, Dean, Donovan, Edmonds, Faber, Franklin, Hayzlett, Huff, Jennison, Johnson, Kejr, Phill Kline, Mason, Mayans, Mays, McKinney, Minor, Morrison, Neufeld, Powell, Pugh, Shallenburger, Shultz, Tanner, Thimesch, Toplikar, Vining, Wagle, Weber and Wilk. HB 2108, An act concerning the Kansas commission on veterans affairs; relating to Persian Gulf War syndrome; establishing an advisory board; prescribing powers, duties, functions and guidelines for the commission and advisory board; providing for confidentiality of certain information and exceptions thereto; establishing the Persian Gulf War veterans health initiative fund; providing for certain contributions, by Representatives Thimesch, Alldritt, Ballard, Ballou, Beggs, Burroughs, Compton, Correll, Crow, Dahl, Dean, Donovan, Farmer, Feuerborn, Flaharty, Flora,Flower, Freeborn, Garner, Gilbert, Glasscock, Haley, Helgerson, Henderson, Henry, Howell, Humerickhouse, Johnston, Kirk, Klein, Krehbiel, Kuether, Larkin, J. Long, P. Long, Mays, McClure, McCreary, McKechnie, McKinney, Mollenkamp, Morrison, Myers, Nichols, O'Connor, Pauls, E. Peterson, J. Peterson, Phelps, Powell, Powers, Pugh, Reardon, Ruff, Sawyer, Shallenburger, Sharp, Shore, Showalter, Sloan, Spangler, Toelkes, Tomlinson, Toplikar, Vickrey, Weiland, Welshimer and Wilk. HB 2109, An act relating to sales taxation; concerning refunds of tax paid upon certain sales of motor vehicles, by Representatives Myers, Beggs, Benlon, Huff, Humerickhouse, Mason, Powell, Powers, Sloan, Toplikar and Vickrey. HB 2110, An act concerning the joint committee on computers and telecommunications; amending K.S.A. 46-2101 and repealing the existing section, by Joint Committee on Computers and Telecommunications. REFERENCE OF BILLS AND CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS The following bills and resolutions were referred to Committees as indicated: Education: HB 2098. Environment: HB 2099. Federal and State Affairs: HB 2103. Governmental Organization and Elections: HB 2101, 2102. Health and Human Services: HB 2097. Insurance: HB 2104. Taxation: HB 2105. Transportation: HB 2100. COMMUNICATIONS FROM STATE OFFICERS From Shirley A. Moses, Director, Division of Accounts and Reports, State of Kansas Monthly Financial Report for December 1996. The complete report is kept on file and open for inspection in the office of the Chief Clerk. CONSENT CALENDAR No objection was made to HB 2023 appearing on the Consent Calendar for the first day. CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT Mr. President and Mr. Speaker: Your committee on conference on House amendments to SCR 1603, submits the following report: The Senate accedes to all House amendments to the resolution, and your committee on conference further agrees to amend the resolution, as printed with House Committee of the Whole amendments, as follows: On page 5, in line 22, before the period, by inserting: ``, in which case a conference committee report subsequent to the adoption of such report shall be signed by a majority of the conferees appointed in each house''; in line 23, by striking all after ``reports''; by striking all in lines 24 and 25; in line 26, by striking all before ``shall''; And your committee on conference recommends the adoption of this report. Ralph M. Tanner Doug Mays Jim D. Garner Conferees on part of House Dick Bond Tim Emert Anthony Hensley Conferees on part of Senate On motion of Rep. Tanner, the conference committee report on SCR 1603 was adopted. On roll call, the vote was: Yeas 124; Nays 1; Present but not voting 0; Absent or not voting 0. Yeas: Adkins, Alldritt, Allen, Aurand, Ballard, Ballou, Beggs, Benlon, Boston, Bradley, Burroughs, Campbell, Carmody, Compton, Correll, Cox, Crow, Dahl, Dean, Dillon, Donovan, Dreher, Edmonds, Empson, Faber, Farmer, Feuerborn, Findley, Flaharty, Flora, Flower, Franklin, Freeborn, Garner, Geringer, Gilbert, Gilmore, Glasscock, Grant, Haley, Hayzlett, Helgerson, Henderson, Henry, Holmes, Horst, Howell, Huff, Humerickhouse, Hutchins, Jennison, Johnson, Johnston, Kejr, Kirk, Klein, Phil Kline, Phill Kline, Krehbiel, Kuether, Landwehr, Lane, Larkin, Lloyd, J. Long, P. Long, Mason, Mayans, Mays, McClure, McCreary, McKechnie, McKinney, Minor, Mollenkamp, Morrison, Myers, Nichols, O'Connor, O'Neal, Packer, Palmer, Pauls, E. Peterson, J. Peterson, Phelps, Pottorff, Powell, Powers, Presta, Pugh, Ray, Reardon, Reinhardt, Ruff, Samuelson, Sawyer, Schwartz, Shallenburger, Sharp, Shore, Showalter, Shriver, Shultz, Sloan, Spangler, Stone, Storm, Swenson, Tanner, Thimesch, Toelkes, Tomlinson, Toplikar, Vickrey, Vining, Wagle, Weber, Weiland, Wells, Welshimer, Wempe, Wilk, Wilson. Nays: Neufeld. Present but not voting: None. Absent or not voting: None. Upon unanimous consent, the House referred back to the regular order of business, Introduction of Bills and Concurrent Resolutions. INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS The following bills were introduced and read by title: HB 2111, An act relating to income taxation; concerning personal exemption amounts; amending K.S.A. 79-32,121 and repealing the existing section, by Representatives Powell and Carmody. HB 2112, An act concerning special education services; relating to termination of agreements entered into by school districts for the provision of such services; amending K.S.A. 72-968 and 72-8230 and repealing the existing sections, by Committee on Education. On motion of Rep. Jennison, the House adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 29,1997. CHARLENE SWANSON, Journal Clerk. JANET E. JONES, Chief Clerk. +--+ | | +--+