driver's license http://kbia.org en Mo. report chides indifference to privacy right http://kbia.org/post/mo-report-chides-indifference-privacy-right <p></p><p>A new report says Gov. Jay Nixon's administration displayed an "indifference to the privacy rights" of Missourians through its driver's license policies. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 20:19:54 +0000 Associated Press 42736 at http://kbia.org Mo. report chides indifference to privacy right Investigation into Mo. driver's licenses continues http://kbia.org/post/investigation-mo-drivers-licenses-continues <p>A former director of the Missouri department that issues driver's licenses says the agency did not take steps to comply with the federal Real ID Act after passage of a state law prohibiting it.</p><p>Alana Barragan-Scott led the Revenue Department from July 2009 until late December 2012. She testified Wednesday before two legislative panels investigating the handling of driver's licenses by Governor Jay Nixon's administration.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:10:08 +0000 Associated Press 37690 at http://kbia.org Investigation into Mo. driver's licenses continues Mo. to seek proposals to operate license offices http://kbia.org/post/mo-seek-proposals-operate-license-offices <p>Contracts to operate many of Missouri's motor vehicle offices will be up for renewal soon.</p><p>The offices process vehicle registrations and driver's licenses and collect vehicle sales taxes. Contractors can charge fees and can earn a healthy profit in some high-traffic areas.</p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon's administration in 2009 sought bids to operate the license offices. Those contracts were for one year and had three, one-year renewal options.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:55:39 +0000 Associated Press 36911 at http://kbia.org Nixon Signs Bill Blocking Scanning Of Documents For Driver's Licenses http://kbia.org/post/nixon-signs-bill-blocks-scanning-documents-drivers-licenses Perhaps in an effort to put an end to an ongoing political battle over the practice, Gov. Jay Nixon has <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/pdf-bill/tat/SB252.pdf">signed legislation</a> blocking the Department of Revenue from scanning and storing documents required to get a driver's license.<p>The measure was one of several the governor acted on today. &#160;<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-scanning-retaining-concealed-carry-documents-end">In April, he ended</a> the practice of scanning so-called source documents for concealed-carry permits. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 13:15:48 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 36362 at http://kbia.org Nixon Signs Bill Blocking Scanning Of Documents For Driver's Licenses Mo. lawmakers send bill to Gov. Nixon that bans DOR from scanning driver's license documents http://kbia.org/post/mo-lawmakers-send-bill-gov-nixon-bans-dor-scanning-drivers-license-documents <p>Legislation is on its way to <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/" target="_blank">Governor Jay Nixon</a> (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.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 14:14:02 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33853 at http://kbia.org Mo. lawmakers send bill to Gov. Nixon that bans DOR from scanning driver's license documents Mo. House passes bill to stop document scanning http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-passes-bill-stop-document-scanning <p>The Missouri House has approved legislation barring the state Revenue Department from scanning the personal documents of drivers' license applicants into a state computer system.</p><p>The House passed the measure 118-40 on Tuesday. It now returns to the Senate.</p><p>The Revenue Department began scanning documents, such as birth certificates and concealed weapons permits, in December. Agency officials say it provides more security to licensing. But Republican lawmakers objected to the procedures and argue it is an invasion of privacy.</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 13:25:34 +0000 Associated Press 33769 at http://kbia.org Mo. House passes bill to stop document scanning 4 additional people named to Mo. legislature's DMV investigation http://kbia.org/post/4-additional-people-named-mo-legislatures-dmv-investigation <p>House Speaker Tim Jones has named additional members to a newly created House commission reviewing driver's license policies and the sharing of gun data. Mon, 13 May 2013 22:17:02 +0000 Associated Press 33664 at http://kbia.org 4 additional people named to Mo. legislature's DMV investigation Mo. Senate budget cut may miss target http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-budget-cut-may-miss-target <p>Missouri senators trying to target budget cuts at the agency that issues driver's licenses may have instead blocked funding for the registration of boats and mobile homes.</p><p>The Senate passed a budget plan late Monday that eliminates the entire $3.5 million allotment for the Motor Vehicle and Driver Licensing Division.</p><p>During debate, senators said the proposed cut could halt the issuance of driver's licenses. They described it as negotiating leverage to get additional information from state officials about the data collected from driver's license applicants.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:20:05 +0000 Associated Press 32557 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate budget cut may miss target Missouri slows progress on software for IDs http://kbia.org/post/missouri-slows-progress-software-ids <p>Missouri appears to have slowed work on a high-tech computer program that would conduct a biometric analysis of photos taken for state driver's licenses and identification cards.</p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 22:10:20 +0000 Associated Press 32529 at http://kbia.org Missouri slows progress on software for IDs Mo. official hesitant to stop copying gun permits http://kbia.org/post/mo-official-hesitant-stop-copying-gun-permits-1 <p>Some Missouri senators are pressing the state's driver's license agency to stop collecting documents from people with concealed gun permits. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:49:52 +0000 Associated Press 31824 at http://kbia.org Mo. official hesitant to stop copying gun permits Nixon: 'Mo. Dept. Of Revenue Is Not Forwarding Info On Citizens To DC' http://kbia.org/post/nixon-mo-dept-revenue-not-forwarding-info-citizens-dc <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> (D) says the <a href="http://dor.mo.gov/">Missouri Department of Revenue (DOR)</a> is not forwarding information on applicants for driver’s licenses and conceal-carry endorsements to the federal government.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He became exasperated with reporters who asked questions about the controversy during a press conference today at the State Capitol.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“This Department of Revenue and this state of Missouri is not collecting a bunch of un-useful data to send to some sort of magical da Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:34:40 +0000 Marshall Griffin 31491 at http://kbia.org Nixon: 'Mo. Dept. Of Revenue Is Not Forwarding Info On Citizens To DC' Senate told about licenses, not data http://kbia.org/post/senate-told-about-licenses-not-data <p>Newly obtained records show that Missouri senators were informed two years ago about a new driver's license system but were not briefed about one of its most controversial aspects. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 20:24:02 +0000 Associated Press 31319 at http://kbia.org Senate told about licenses, not data Mo. Senate subpoenas Dept. of Revenue for driver's license procedures http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-subpoenas-dept-revenue-drivers-license-procedures <p>A top senator says his chamber will hold up a budget for the state Revenue Department until it gets answers on a new procedure for issuing driver's licenses. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 22:22:56 +0000 Associated Press 31164 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate subpoenas Dept. of Revenue for driver's license procedures New driver's licenses in Missouri http://kbia.org/post/new-drivers-licenses-missouri <p>Missouri drivers will see changes in their driver's licenses beginning this year.</p><p>The Department of Revenue says<a href="http://dor.mo.gov/pdf/newlicense.pdf"> new licenses will have security features</a> such as special printing, laser perforations and bar codes. The state says the changes are designed to protect the owner's identity and fight fraud. Wed, 02 Jan 2013 23:04:54 +0000 Associated Press 26737 at http://kbia.org New driver's licenses in Missouri Mo. House passes English driver's license requirement http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-passes-english-drivers-license-requirement <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Anyone hoping to get a Missouri driver&#39;s license would have to understand English under legislation passed by the state House.</span></p><p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 20:29:51 +0000 Associated Press 9366 at http://kbia.org Mo. House passes English driver's license requirement