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  43.546.  Fingerprinting of applicants for background checks permitted by state agencies, boards, and commissions, when — procedure. — 1.  Any state agency, board, or commission may require the fingerprinting of applicants in specified occupations or appointments within the state agency, board, or commission for the purpose of positive identification and receiving criminal history record information when determining an applicant's ability or fitness to serve in such occupation or appointment.

  2.  In order to facilitate the criminal background check under subsection 1 of this section on any person employed or appointed by a state agency, board, or commission, and in accordance with section 43.543, the applicant or employee shall submit a set of fingerprints collected under the standards determined by the Missouri highway patrol.  The fingerprints and accompanying fees, unless otherwise arranged, shall be forwarded to the highway patrol to be used to search the state criminal history repository and the fingerprints shall be forwarded to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a national criminal background check under section 43.540.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section 610.120, all records related to any criminal history information discovered shall be accessible and available to the state agency making the request.


(L. 2007 H.B. 41, A.L. 2018 H.B. 1350)

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