43.659. The highway patrol shall have the power, as necessary or convenient to carry out and effectuate the purposes and provisions of sections 43.653 to 43.656, to enter into agreements or other transactions with, negotiate memorandum of understanding with all governmental agencies, participate in interstate computer forensic matters as they relate to the purposes of the center, both within and outside the state when necessary or appropriate, or when required to do so by a proper authority and accept grants and the cooperation of, the United States or any agency or instrumentality thereof or of this state or any agency or instrumentality thereof, in furtherance of the purposes of this section, and to do any and all things necessary in order to avail itself of such aid and cooperation.
(L. 2002 S.B. 969, et al.)
Missouri General Assembly