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Chapter 374

Effective - 01 Jan 2005, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  374.785.  License issued, when — reciprocity — apprehension of defendant, permitted where — fee. — 1.  The director shall issue a license for a period of two years to any surety recovery agent who is licensed in another jurisdiction and who:

  (1)  Has no violations, suspensions, or revocations of a license to engage in fugitive recovery in any jurisdiction; and

  (2)  Is licensed in a jurisdiction whose requirements are substantially equal to or greater than the requirements for a surety recovery agent license in Missouri at the time the applicant applies for a license.

  2.  Any surety recovery agent who is licensed in another state shall also be subject to the same training requirements as in-state surety recovery agents prescribe to under section 374.784.

  3.  For the purpose of surrender of the defendant, a surety recovery agent may apprehend the defendant anywhere within the state of Missouri before or after the forfeiture of the undertaking without personal liability for false imprisonment or may empower any surety recovery agent to make apprehension by providing written authority endorsed on a certified copy of the undertaking and paying the lawful fees.

  4.  Every applicant for a license pursuant to this section, upon making application and showing the necessary qualifications as provided in this section, shall be required to pay the same fee as required of resident applicants.  Within the limits provided in this section, the director may negotiate reciprocal compacts with licensing entities of other states for the admission of licensed surety recovery agents from Missouri in other states.


(L. 2004 S.B. 1122)

Effective 1-01-05

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