Section 12-1 Purposes of chapter.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21416 on 09/04/2012, Section 12-1 read as follows.
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
rights 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)