Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 311
Liquor Control Law
Section 311.328

August 28, 2013


Identification, acceptable forms.

311.328. 1. A valid and unexpired operator's or chauffeur's license issued under the provisions of section 302.177, or a valid and unexpired operator's or chauffeur's license issued under the laws of any state or territory of the United States to residents of those states or territories, or a valid and unexpired identification card as provided for under section 302.181, or a valid and unexpired identification card issued by any uniformed service of the United States, or a valid and unexpired passport shall be presented by the holder thereof upon request of any agent of the division of alcohol and tobacco control or any licensee or the servant, agent or employee thereof for the purpose of aiding the licensee or the servant, agent or employee to determine whether or not the person is at least twenty-one years of age when such person desires to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages procured from a licensee. Upon such presentation the licensee or the servant, agent or employee thereof shall compare the photograph and physical characteristics noted on the license, identification card or passport with the physical characteristics of the person presenting the license, identification card or passport.

2. Upon proof by the licensee of full compliance with the provisions of this section, no penalty shall be imposed if the supervisor of the division of alcohol and tobacco control or the courts are satisfied that the licensee acted in good faith.

3. Any person who shall, without authorization from the department of revenue, reproduce, alter, modify, or misrepresent any chauffeur's license, motor vehicle operator's license or identification card shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be subject to a fine of not more than one thousand dollars, and confinement for not more than one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

(L. 1965 p. 503 1 to 5, A.L. 1971 H.B. 365, A.L. 1972 S.B. 462, A.L. 1982 H.B. 986, A.L. 1987 S.B. 230, A.L. 1992 H.B. 1316, A.L. 1993 H.B. 63, A.L. 2003 S.B. 298)


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