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Legislation #: 040267 Introduction Date: 3/4/2004
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER BROOKS
Title: Encouraging private property owners to exercise their rights to exclude concealed weapons from their businesses or other places open to the public.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/4/2004

Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

3/10/2004

Immediate Adoption

3/11/2004

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 040267

 

Encouraging private property owners to exercise their rights to exclude concealed weapons from their businesses or other places open to the public.

 

WHEREAS, The State of Missouri adopted House Bill Nos. 349, 120, 136 and 328 over the veto of the Governor; and

WHEREAS, the Missouri Supreme Court has found the statute generally constitutional; and

 

WHEREAS, the owners of private property are granted the authority to exclude the carrying of concealed weapons on their premises, by posting their property with signs at least 11 inches by 14 inches with at least one inch letters prohibiting concealed weapons; and

 

WHEREAS, when placed before the voters of the state, urban areas including Kansas City, rejected a concealed carry law;

 

WHEREAS, the City Council has elected to post its buildings to preclude the presence of concealed weapons in City buildings; NOW, THEREFORE

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Council of Kansas City encourages all private property owners whose property is open to the public to exercise their statutory right to exclude concealed weapons from their property by posting required signs of at least 11 inches by 14 inches with at least one inch letters prohibiting concealed weapons.