43.543. Any state agency listed in section 621.045, the division of professional registration of the department of insurance, financial institutions and professional registration, the department of social services, the supreme court of Missouri, the state courts administrator, the department of elementary and secondary education, the Missouri lottery, the Missouri gaming commission, or any state, municipal, or county agency which screens persons seeking employment with such agencies or issuance or renewal of a license, permit, certificate, or registration of authority from such agencies; or any state, municipal, or county agency or committee, or state school of higher education which is authorized by state statute or executive order, or local or county ordinance to screen applicants or candidates seeking or considered for employment, assignment, contracting, or appointment to a position within state, municipal, or county government; or the Missouri peace officers standards and training, POST, commission which screens persons, not employed by a criminal justice agency, who seek enrollment or access into a certified POST training academy police school, or persons seeking a permit to purchase or possess a firearm for employment as a watchman, security personnel, or private investigator; or law enforcement agencies which screen persons seeking issuance or renewal of a license, permit, certificate, or registration to purchase or possess a firearm shall submit two sets of fingerprints to the Missouri state highway patrol, Missouri criminal records repository, for the purpose of checking the person's criminal history. The first set of fingerprints shall be used to search the Missouri criminal records repository and the second set shall be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to be used for searching the federal criminal history files if necessary. The fingerprints shall be submitted on forms and in the manner prescribed by the Missouri state highway patrol. Fees assessed for the searches shall be paid by the applicant or in the manner prescribed by the Missouri state highway patrol. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 610.120, all records related to any criminal history information discovered shall be accessible and available to the state, municipal, or county agency making the record request.
(L. 1993 S.B. 180, A.L. 2003 S.B. 184, A.L. 2005 H.B. 353, A.L. 2008 S.B. 788)
Missouri General Assembly