Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 324
Occupations and Professions General Provisions
Section 324.1128

August 28, 2014


Information regarding criminal offenses, licensee to divulge as required by law--prohibited acts.

324.1128. 1. Any licensee may divulge to the board, any law enforcement officer, prosecuting attorney, or such person's representative any information such person may acquire about any criminal offense. The licensee shall not divulge to any other person, except as required by law, any other information acquired by the licensee at the direction of his or her employer or client for whom the information was obtained. A licensee may instruct his or her client to divulge any information to the board, any law enforcement officer, prosecuting attorney, or other such person's representative related to a criminal offense if the client is the victim of the criminal offense.

2. No licensee officer, director, partner, associate, or employee thereof shall:

(1) Knowingly make any false report to his or her employer or client for whom information was being obtained;

(2) Cause any written report to be submitted to a client except by the licensee, and the person submitting the report shall exercise diligence in ascertaining whether or not the facts and information in such report are true and correct;

(3) Use a title, wear a uniform, use an insignia or an identification card, or make any statement with the intent to give an impression that such person is connected in any way with the federal government, a state government, or any political subdivision of a state government;

(4) Appear as an assignee party in any proceeding involving claim and delivery, replevin or other possessory action, action to foreclose a chattel mortgage, mechanic's lien, materialman's lien, or any other lien;

(5) Manufacture false evidence;

(6) Allow anyone other than the individual licensed pursuant to the provisions of sections 324.1100 to 324.1148 or otherwise authorized by such sections to conduct an investigation;

(7) Assign or transfer a license issued pursuant to section 324.1100 to 324.1148; or

(8) Create any video recording of an individual in their domicile without the individual's permission. Furthermore, if such video recording is made, it shall not be admissible as evidence in any civil proceeding, except in a proceeding against such licensee officer, director, partner, associate, or employee.

(L. 2007 H.B. 780 merged with S.B. 308, A.L. 2010 H.B. 2226, et al., A.L. 2011 H.B. 464)


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