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Chapter 387

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  387.310.  Uniform system of accounts — access to accounts — penalty for divulging information. — 1.  The division of motor carrier and railroad safety may, whenever it deems advisable, establish a system of accounts to be used by motor carriers which are subject to its supervision, or may classify the said corporations and other carriers and prescribe a system of accounts for each class, and may prescribe the manner in which such accounts shall be kept.  It may also, in its discretion, prescribe the forms of accounts, records and memoranda to be kept by such corporations, including the accounts, records and memoranda of the movement of traffic, as well as the receipts and expenditures of moneys.  Notice of alterations by the division in the required method or form of keeping a system of accounts shall be given to such persons or corporations by the division at least six months before the same are to take effect.

  2.  The division shall at all times have access to all accounts, records and memoranda kept by motor carriers, and may designate any of its officers or employees, who shall thereupon have authority under the order of the division to inspect and examine any and all accounts, records and memoranda kept by such corporations.

  3.  The division may, after hearing, prescribe by order the accounts in which particular outlays and receipts shall be entered, charged or credited.  Whenever the division has prescribed the form of accounts, records and memoranda to be kept by such corporations it shall be unlawful for them to keep any other accounts, records or memoranda than those so prescribed, or those prescribed by or under the authority of the United States.

  4.  Any employee or agent of the division who divulges any fact or information which may come to the employee's or agent's knowledge during the course of any such inspection or examination except insofar as the employee or agent may be directed by the division or by a court, or authorized by law, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.


(RSMo 1939 § 5629, A.L. 1996 S.B. 780)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 5173; 1919 § 10461

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