Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 443
Mortgages, Deeds of Trust and Mortgage Brokers
Section 443.819

August 28, 2014


Beginning January 1, 2017--Brokerage business to be operated under actual names of persons or corporations, violation, penalties.

443.819. 1. No person engaged in a business regulated by sections 443.701 to 443.893 shall operate or engage in such business under a name other than the real names of the persons conducting such business, a corporate name adopted pursuant to law, or a fictitious name registered with the secretary of state's office.

2. Any person who knowingly violates this section is guilty of a class A misdemeanor. A person who is convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this section is guilty of a class D felony.

(L. 1994 S.B. 718 § 5, A.L. 2001 S.B. 538, A.L. 2009 H.B. 382, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Effective 1-01-17

Until December 31, 2016--Brokerage business to be operated under actual names of persons or corporations, violation, penalties.

443.819. 1. No person engaged in a business regulated by sections 443.701 to 443.893 shall operate or engage in such business under a name other than the real names of the persons conducting such business, a corporate name adopted pursuant to law, or a fictitious name registered with the secretary of state's office.

2. Any person who knowingly violates this section shall be deemed guilty of a class A misdemeanor. A person who is convicted of a second or subsequent violation of this section shall be deemed guilty** of a class C felony.

(L. 1994 S.B. 718 § 5, A.L. 2001 S.B. 538, A.L. 2009 H.B. 382)

Effective 7-08-09

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17. Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.

**Original rolls of HB 382, 2009, do not contain the word "guilty".


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