conceal carry

Dept. of Revenue/Scanning
9:36 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Mo. House Committee Releases Report Accusing DOR Of Breaking 2009 Anti-REAL ID Law

State Rep. Stanley Cox (R, Sedalia) present the findings of the House Cmte. on Privacy Protection at a press conference in O'Fallon, Mo., on Oct. 25, 2013.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

A Missouri House committee that spent the summer investigating the Department of Revenue (DOR) is officially accusing the state agency of breaking the law.

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DOR/Conceal Carry Controversy
7:04 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Former Mo. DOR Director Appears Before House Committee Investigating Scanning Controversy

Former Mo. DOR Dir. Alana Barragan-Scott testifies before the Mo. House Privacy Protection committee on July 24, 2013.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

The final day of hearings into the Department of Revenue's now-defunct policy of scanning and storing documents of driver's license applicants featured the agency's former director answering questions under oath.

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DOR/Conceal Carry Controversy
6:21 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Mo. House Committee Grills Nixon Officials Over Scanning Documents & Release Of Conceal-Carry List

Mo. Office of Admin. Commissioner Doug Nelson testifies before the Mo. House committee on Privacy Protection on July 23, 2013.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

A Missouri House committee looking into the Department of Revenue's now-defunct policy of scanning documents of driver's license applicants is finally hearing from top officials from Governor Jay Nixon's office.

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Dept. of Revenue/Conceal Carry
5:34 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Cole Co. Judge Quashes Subpoenas Served To Nixon Admin. Officials Over Document Scanning

Mo. Capitol
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

One day after a Missouri House committee issued subpoenas to several members of Governor Jay Nixon's (D) administration, a Cole County judge has issued a preliminary order blocking the subpoenas.

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MO Statehouse
3:17 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Mo. House Hearings On Driver's License Document Scanning Controversy Begin

Jackie Bemboom (seated, at microphone) head of the Department of Revenue’s Motor Vehicle and Driver’s License division, testifies at the Missouri Capitol on June 26, 2013.
(Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio)

Updated 4:38 p.m.

A Missouri House committee formed to investigate the Department of Revenue’s scanning of driver’s license applicants’ documents has begun two days of hearings into the controversy.

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Dept. of Revenue/Conceal Carry
4:42 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Mo. Lawmakers Send Bill To Gov. Nixon That Bans DOR From Scanning Driver's License Documents

Mo. Capitol
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

Legislation is on its way to Governor Jay Nixon (D) that would forbid the Missouri Department of Revenue from scanning and storing source documents of driver's license and non-driver's license applicants.

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Dept. of Revenue/Conceal Carry
1:05 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Nixon Threatens Layoffs Over 8-Month Budget For Missouri's Motor Vehicles Division

(Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio)

Governor Jay Nixon (D) is threatening to lay off state workers unless Republican lawmakers fully fund the Missouri Department of Revenue's Motor Vehicles Division for a full fiscal year.


The warning comes one day after House and Senate budget negotiators agreed to only fund the state division for eight months, as a means of pressuring state Revenue officials to stop scanning and storing source documents of driver's license applicants.  Nixon says he'll treat the 8-month appropriation as a full year's funding if GOP leaders don’t reverse themselves.

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Dept. of Revenue/conceal carry
5:02 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Jones Unveils New Committee; Says Attempt To Access CCW List Was Part Of House Investigation

Mo. House Speaker Tim Jones (R, Eureka) announces the creation of a special committee to investigate the DOR/CCW controversy.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

House Speaker Tim Jones (R, Eureka) has formed a committee he says will thoroughly investigate the Department of Revenue's scanning of source documents for driver's license and conceal carry applicants, and the release of the state's conceal carry weapons (CCW) holder list to the federal government.


Jones says the committee is necessary because the Nixon administration has not fully cooperated with lawmakers' efforts to get answers to everything that's happened and why.

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Dept. of Revenue/conceal carry
7:05 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Fed. Investigator Testifies Before Mo. Sen. Committee On Receiving Conceal Carry List

(l-r) Soc. Security investigator Keith Schilb and Special Agent in Charge Troy Turk are sworn in at a Mo. Senate Appropriations hearing on May 1st, 2013.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

The federal investigator who requested Missouri’s list of conceal carry weapons holders testified under oath Wednesday before a State Senate committee.


Keith Schilb of the Social Security Administration's Inspector General's office told the Senate Appropriations Committee that part of his job is to seek and develop projects that could indicate whether there is enough evidence of fraud to warrant an investigation.  He says that’s how the inquiry into Missouri’s conceal carry database began.

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Second Amendment
4:16 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Mo. House Passes Another Gun Rights Bill

Mo. House in session on April 30th, 2013.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

The Missouri House has passed yet another bill that would expand the rights of gun owners and reduce the role of the state Department of Revenue.

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