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  43.547.  Gubernatorial appointees, fingerprint background checks required — procedure. — 1.  The Missouri state highway patrol, at the direction of the governor, shall conduct name or fingerprint background investigations of gubernatorial appointees.  The governor's directive shall state whether the background investigation shall be a name background investigation or a fingerprint background investigation.  In addition, the patrol may, at the governor's direction, conduct other appropriate investigations to determine if an applicant or appointee is in compliance with section 105.262, and other necessary inquiries to determine the person's suitability for positions of public trust.

  2.  In order to facilitate the fingerprint background investigation under subsection 1 of this section, and in accordance with the provisions of section 43.540, the appointee 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.  Any background investigation conducted at the direction of the governor under subsection 1 of this section may include criminal history record information and other source information obtained by the highway patrol.


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

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