Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 577
Public Safety Offenses
Section 577.600

August 28, 2014


Beginning January 1, 2017--Renting, leasing, or lending a vehicle to a person required to comply with ignition interlock requirements--penalty.

577.600. 1. A person commits the offense of renting, leasing, or lending a vehicle to a person required to comply with ignition interlock requirements if he or she knowingly rents, leases, or lends a vehicle to a person required to use an ignition interlock device on all vehicles operated by the person unless the vehicle being rented, leased, or loaned is equipped with a functioning, certified ignition interlock device.

2. The offense of renting, leasing, or lending a vehicle to a person required to comply with ignition interlock requirements is a class A misdemeanor.

(L. 1995 S.B. 102 § 1, A.L. 2001 H.B. 302 & 38, A.L. 2008 S.B. 930 & 947, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Effective 1-01-17

Until December 31, 2016--Court may require ignition interlock device, when, compliance--use of other vehicle--penalty.

577.600. 1. In addition to any other provisions of law, a court may require that any person who is found guilty of or pleads guilty to a first intoxication-related traffic offense, as defined in section 577.023, and a court shall require that any person who is found guilty of or pleads guilty to a second or subsequent intoxication-related traffic offense, as defined in section 577.023, shall not operate any motor vehicle unless that vehicle is equipped with a functioning, certified ignition interlock device for a period of not less than six months from the date of reinstatement of the person's driver's license. In addition, any court authorized to grant a limited driving privilege under section 302.309 to any person who is found guilty of or pleads guilty to a second or subsequent intoxication-related traffic offense shall require the use of an ignition interlock device on all vehicles operated by the person as a required condition of the limited driving privilege. These requirements shall be in addition to any other provisions of this chapter or chapter 302 requiring installation and maintenance of an ignition interlock device. Any person required to use an ignition interlock device, either under the provisions of this chapter or chapter 302, shall comply with such requirement subject to the penalties provided by this section.

2. No person shall knowingly rent, lease or lend a motor vehicle to a person known to have had that person's driving privilege restricted as provided in subsection 1 of this section, unless the vehicle is equipped with a functioning, certified ignition interlock device. Any person whose driving privilege is restricted as provided in subsection 1 of this section shall notify any other person who rents, leases or loans a motor vehicle to that person of the driving restriction imposed pursuant to this section.

3. Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

(L. 1995 S.B. 102 § 1, A.L. 2001 H.B. 302 & 38, A.L. 2008 S.B. 930 & 947)

Effective 7-01-09

*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.


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