WHEREAS, on April 22, 2011, by Executive Order 11-06, I declared a State of Emergency and directed the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan to be activated; and
WHEREAS, on May, 20, 2011, by Executive Order 11-09, I extended the declaration of emergency contained in Executive Order 11-06 through June 20, 2011; and
WHEREAS, on May 22, 2011, the City of Joplin was hit by a tornado and severe storms causing a natural disaster of historic proportions; and
WHEREAS, many citizens of the State of Missouri living in this area have suffered great hardship and have been impaired in their ability to conduct normal activities including, but not limited to, the regular titling and registration of motor vehicles and obtaining an acceptable form of identification.
NOW THEREFORE, I, JEREMIAH W. (JAY) NIXON, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Chapter 44, RSMo, do hereby order:
For those citizens of the State of Missouri who submit sufficient proof to the Director of Revenue that their driver license, nondriver license, certificate of motor vehicle ownership, number plate, or tabs issued by the Director of Revenue have been lost or destroyed as a result of the recent tornado that hit the City of Joplin, the Director shall issue such citizen a duplicate or replacement if such citizen is otherwise eligible for such duplicate or replacement under law, and the Director shall waive all state fees and charges otherwise due for such duplicate or replacement.
This order shall terminate on June 20, 2011, unless extended in whole or in part.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson, on this 26th day of May, 2011.
[Jay Nixon's signature]
Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon
[Robin Carnahan's signature]
Secretary of State
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