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 or gender identity.

    (2)    To prohibit discrimination in employment based on age as provided for in Article III of this chapter.

    (3)    To prohibit discrimination in housing based on familial status as provided for in Article III of this chapter.     

    (1 4 )    To secure for all individuals within the city freedom from any discriminatory practice made unlawful by Article III of this chapter.

    (2 5 )    To implement within the city the policies embodied in Missouri and federal human rights legislation, and to promote cooperation between the city and the state and federal agencies enforcing that legislation.

    (3 6 )    To provide a city commission on human rights which is dedicated to the elimination of discriminatory practices made unlawful by Article III of this chapter.

(Ord. No. 13194 § 2, 12-16-91)