Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 67
Political Subdivisions, Miscellaneous Powers

August 28, 2016
Background checks required, when--payment of fee.

67.1819. 1. The commission with the passage of a taxicab code shall request a Missouri criminal record review for a prospective or current driver from the central repository by furnishing information on forms and in the manner approved by the highway patrol.

2. The prospective or current driver 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.

3. The prospective or current driver shall pay the appropriate fee to the state central repository payable to the criminal record system fund and pay the appropriate fee determined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the federal criminal history record when applying for or renewing a license.

4. Any criminal history information received by the commission pursuant to the provisions of this section shall be used solely for the internal purposes of the commission in determining the suitability of the prospective or current driver. The dissemination of criminal history information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation beyond the authorized or related governmental entity is prohibited. All criminal record check information shall be confidential and any person who discloses the information beyond the scope allowed is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

(L. 2004 S.B. 1233, et al.)

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