2011 Missouri Revised Statutes
TITLE XXXIX CONDUCT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS
Chapter 610 Governmental Bodies and Records
Section 610.105. Effect of nolle pros--dismissal--sentence suspended on record--not guilty due to mental disease or defect, effect--official records available to victim in certain cases.


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Effect of nolle pros--dismissal--sentence suspended on record--not guilty due to mental disease or defect, effect--official records available to victim in certain cases.

610.105. 1. If the person arrested is charged but the case is subsequently nolle prossed, dismissed, or the accused is found not guilty or imposition of sentence is suspended in the court in which the action is prosecuted, official records pertaining to the case shall thereafter be closed records when such case is finally terminated except as provided in subsection 2 of this section and section 610.120 and except that the court's judgment or order or the final action taken by the prosecutor in such matters may be accessed. If the accused is found not guilty due to mental disease or defect pursuant to section 552.030, official records pertaining to the case shall thereafter be closed records upon such findings, except that the disposition may be accessed only by law enforcement agencies, child-care agencies, facilities as defined in section 198.006, and in-home services provider agencies as defined in section 660.250, in the manner established by section 610.120.

2. If the person arrested is charged with an offense found in chapter 566, section 568.045, 568.050, 568.060, 568.065, 568.080, 568.090, or 568.175, and an imposition of sentence is suspended in the court in which the action is prosecuted, the official records pertaining to the case shall be made available to the victim for the purpose of using the records in his or her own judicial proceeding, or if the victim is a minor to the victim's parents or guardian, upon request.

(L. 1973 S.B. 1 7, A.L. 1981 H.B. 554, A.L. 1993 H.B. 170, A.L. 1998 H.B. 1095, A.L. 2001 S.B. 267, A.L. 2006 H.B. 1053)

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