Chapter 12 HUMAN RELATIONS*
Section 12-1 Purposes of chapter.
The purposes of this chapter are:
(1) To prohibit discrimination in
employment, housing and public accommodation based on
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, sexual orientation
(2) To prohibit discrimination in
employment based on age as provided for in Article III of
(3) To prohibit discrimination in
housing based on familial status as provided for in Article
III of this chapter.
) To secure for all individuals within the city freedom from any discriminatory
made unlawful by Article III of this chapter.
) To implement within the city the policies embodied in Missouri and federal
legislation, and to promote cooperation between the city and the state and federal agencies
enforcing that legislation.
) To provide a city commission on human rights which is dedicated to the elimination
discriminatory practices made unlawful by Article III of this chapter.
(Ord. No. 13194 § 2, 12-16-91; Ord. No. 21416, §1, 9-4-12)
(Ord. 21416, Amended, 09/04/2012, Prior Text)