Driver Licensing Law Changes (2013)
NOTE: The information presented below is for historical purposes only, and may be out of date.
Effective August 28, 2013 - House Bills 103, and 322, and Senate Bills 75, and 252
House Bill 103
- Brings the Department into compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
- Requires that a new or upgrading commercial driver license (CDL) applicant (who is required to complete skills testing) must hold the CDL instruction permit for a minimum of 14 days prior to being allowed to complete the required skills testing.
Senate Bill 322
- Allows motor vehicle operators to show proof of automobile insurance using a mobile electronic device (smartphone, tablet computer, etc.).
Senate Bill 75
- Restricts state agencies, departments, contractors and agents working for the state from constructing, enabling, maintaining, participating in, developing or cooperating with the state or federal government in developing a database or record of the number or type of firearms, ammunition, or firearms accessories that an individual possesses.
- Removes authority for the Department to issue CCW endorsements. Existing CCW endorsements will remain valid until the expiration date of the endorsement. Authority to issue a separate concealed carry permit is granted to the local sheriff or sheriff’s designee.
Senate Bill 252
- Limits scanning to Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) test papers, immigration documents for non-U.S. citizens, and DOT physical forms for CDL medical certification.
Senate Bill 282
- Adds emergency medical technician (EMT) to the list of persons who may report a condition to the Department that may disqualify a person from driving.