Prior to the adoption of Ord. 018042 on 04/19/2004, Section 16-247 read as follows.

    (a)    No person who has been issued a concealed carry endorsement by the Missouri director of revenue under Section 571.094 RS Mo or who has been issued a valid permit or endorsement to carry concealed firearms, issued by another state or political subdivision of another state, shall, by authority of that endorsement or permit, be allowed to carry a concealed firearm or to openly carry a firearm readily capable of lethal use in any building or portion of a building owned, leased or controlled by the city.

    (b)    Signs shall be posted at each entrance of a building entirely owned, leased or controlled by the city stating that carrying of firearms is prohibited.  Where the city owns, leases or controls only a portion of a building, signs shall be posted at each entrance to those portions of the building owned, leased or controlled by the city stating that carrying of firearms is prohibited.

    (c)    This section shall not apply to buildings used for public housing by private persons, highways or rest areas, firing ranges, or private dwellings owned, leased or controlled by the city.

    (d)    Any person violating this section may be denied entrance to the building or ordered to leave the building.  Any city employee violating this section may be disciplined under the provisions of Chapter 19.  No other penalty shall be imposed for a violation of this section.
    
    (e)    No person who has been issued a certificate of qualification which allows the person to carry a concealed firearm before the director of revenue begins issuing concealed carry endorsements in July, 2004, shall, by authority of that certificate, be allowed to carry a concealed firearm or to openly carry a firearm readily capable of lethal use in any building or portion of a building owned, leased or controlled by the city.