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Bad Check/NSF Payment Policy

In accordance with Missouri law, Section 570.120RSMo, the State Historical Society of Missouri (SHSMO) will collect and prosecute for Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) checks or any other form of payment, knowing that there were insufficient funds in or on deposit with that account. These include transactions that are electronic funds transfers (EFT) including Point-of-Sale (POS) Transactions & Pre-authorized Transfers as defined by law.  The SHSMO policy will require payment in full, including a $25 service charge, within 72 hours of notice. If payment is not received within 72 hours, prosecution may be sought through the Boone County Prosecuting Attorney, who may assess additional fees from their office in accordance with state statute.  Checks shall have a full name, a current address and phone number and be presented with a valid state ID.  We do not accept checks that are:

  • Post-dated checks
  • Two-party checks
  • Counter checks
  • Checks having no number
  • Checks in excess of the amount of purchase
  • Checks as payment for bad checks
  • Out-of-state checks written for over $500 without management approval