Mo. Leader Wants Panel to Look at Gun Data Release

6 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Friday, April 12 2013 Apr 12, 2013 Friday, April 12, 2013 10:20:21 AM CDT April 12, 2013 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones is calling for an independent investigation into the sharing of a state list of concealed weapon permit holders with the federal government.

Jones held a news conference Thursday outside Attorney General Chris Koster's office before delivering a letter asking Koster to appoint a commission to study the information sharing.

Earlier Thursday, the head of the Missouri State Highway Patrol told a Senate panel that it twice got a list of concealed gun permit holders from the state Revenue Department and shared it with a fraud investigator at the Social Security Administration.

A Koster spokeswoman did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

Jones also wants a special panel to look into new Revenue Department licensing procedures that make electronic copies of applicants' personal documents.

 

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