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  195.817.  Fingerprinting requirements, marijuana facilities — definitions. — 1.  The department of health and senior services shall require all employees, contractors, owners, and volunteers of marijuana facilities to submit fingerprints to the Missouri state highway patrol for the purpose of conducting a state and federal fingerprint-based criminal background check.

  2.  The department may require that such fingerprint submissions be made as part of a marijuana facility application, a marijuana facility renewal application, and an individual's application for a license or permit authorizing that individual to be an employee, contractor, owner, or volunteer of a marijuana facility.

  3.  Fingerprint cards and any required fees shall be sent to the Missouri state highway patrol's central repository.  The fingerprints shall be used for searching the state criminal records repository and shall also be forwarded to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a federal criminal records search under section 43.540.  The Missouri state highway patrol shall notify the department of any criminal history record information or lack of criminal history record information discovered on the individual.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section 610.120 to the contrary, all records related to any criminal history information discovered shall be accessible and available to the department.

  4.  As used in this section, the following terms shall mean:

  (1)  "Contractor", a person performing work or service of any kind for a marijuana facility for more than fourteen days in a calendar year in accordance with a contract with that facility;

  (2)  "Marijuana facility", an entity licensed or certified by the department of health and senior services to cultivate, manufacture, test, transport, dispense, or conduct research on marijuana or marijuana products;

  (3)  "Owner", an individual who has a financial interest or voting interest in ten percent or greater of a marijuana facility.


(L. 2023 S.B. 28 merged with S.B. 40 merged with S.B. 186)

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