2018 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXXVIII - Crimes and Punishment; Peace Officers and Public Defenders
Chapter 561 - Collateral Consequences of Conviction
Section 561.026 Disqualification from voting and jury service.
Effective 01 Jan 2017, see footnote
Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERSChapter 561
561.026. Disqualification from voting and jury service. — Notwithstanding any other provision of law except for section 610.140, a person who is convicted:
(1) Of any offense shall be disqualified from registering and voting in any election under the laws of this state while confined under a sentence of imprisonment;
(2) Of a felony or misdemeanor connected with the exercise of the right of suffrage shall be forever disqualified from registering and voting;
(3) Of any felony shall be forever disqualified from serving as a juror.
(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1982 H.B. 1600, A.L. 2012 H.B. 1647, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)
(1987) This disqualification together with others in Missouri law means that Missouri has not substantially preserved or restored the civil rights of former felons for the purpose of permitting possession of a firearm by the felon pursuant to federal law. United States v. Presley, 667 F.Supp. 678 (W.D. Mo.).