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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 15.131 Division VIII Concealed Firearms

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DIVISION VIII. WEAPONS

Chapter 15.131
Concealed Firearms

Sections:

15.131.010 Prohibited.
15.131.020 Concealed firearms--Airport.
15.131.030 Airport--Prohibited areas.
15.131.040 Notification--General.
15.131.050 Notification--Airport.
15.131.060 Penalty for violation.
15.131.070 Exemptions.

15.131.010 Prohibited.

Except as provided in Section 15.131.020, the carrying of concealed firearms by holders of concealed carry endorsements of driver's or non-driver's licenses issued pursuant to Section 571.094 RS Mo 2003 or a concealed carry endorsement or permit issued by another state or political subdivision of another state ("concealed carry permitees") is hereby prohibited in any portion of buildings, including any sports arena or stadium, owned, leased or controlled by the City of St. Louis ("the City") within and without the City's limits.
(Ord. 66186 1, 2003.)

15.131.020 Concealed firearms--Airport.

To the extent consistent with applicable federal, state or local laws and regulations, at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (the "airport") the Director of Airports by written order may allow the carrying of concealed weapons by airline and airport-related personnel as needed in the performance of their duties. Pursuant to applicable federal laws and regulations, unloaded firearms intended to be shipped by aircraft into the terminal buildings in locked cases manufactured for the transportation of firearms may be carried into the Airport's terminal buildings.
(Ord. 66186 2, 2003.)

15.131.030 Airport--Prohibited areas.

The Director of Airports shall identify areas at the airport, including in the terminal buildings, to which access is controlled by the inspection of persons and property, such as the aircraft operations area, or other secured areas to which access with concealed firearms and the possession of firearms in a vehicle by concealed carry permitees is prohibited by Section 571.094.20 (8) or (9) RSMo.
(Ord. 66186 3, 2003.)

15.131.040 Notification--General.

The City shall clearly identify the portions of buildings in which the carrying of concealed firearms is prohibited by Section 15.131.010 by signs approved by the City Counselor, which shall be posted at the entrances to such areas.
(Ord. 66186 4, 2003.)

15.131.050 Notification--Airport.

The Director of Airports, with the approval of the City Counselor, shall devise and post signs informing airport users of restrictions on the carriage of firearms at the airport.
(Ord. 66186 5, 2003.)

15.131.060 Penalty for violation.

Any person attempting to carry a firearm into a building or area subject to Section 15.131.010 or Section 15.131.030 in violation of such sections of this chapter shall be denied entrance to the building or area. Any person found to be carrying a firearm in an area subject to Section 15.131.010 in violation of such section of this chapter shall be ordered to leave the building or area.
(Ord. 66186 6, 2003.)

15.131.070 Exemptions.

Buildings used for public housing by private persons, highways or rest areas, firing ranges, and private dwellings owned, leased or controlled by the City are exempt from any restriction by the City on the carrying or possession of a firearm.
(Ord. 66186 7, 2003.)

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