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WEAPONS POLICY

Of the Cape Girardeau Public Library

 

            No person who has been issued a concealed carry endorsement by the Missouri director of revenue under Section 571.094 RSMo or who has been issued a valid permit or endorsement to carry concealed firearms issued by another state or political subdivision of another state, shall, by authority of that endorsement or permit, be allowed to carry a concealed firearm or to openly carry a firearm in any building or portion of a building owned, leased or controlled by the Library District.

 

            Copies of this policy or signs shall be posted at each entrance of a building entirely owned, leased or controlled by the Library District stating that carrying of firearms is prohibited. Where the Library District owns, leases or controls only a portion of a building, signs shall be posted at each entrance to that portion of the building stating that carrying of firearms is prohibited.

 

            Any person violating this section may be denied entrance to the building or ordered to leave the building.  Any Library District employee violating this section may be disciplined.  No other penalty shall be imposed for a violation of this section.

 

            No person who has been issued a certificate of qualification which allows the person to carry a concealed firearm before the director of revenue begins issuing concealed carry endorsements in July, 2004, shall, by authority of that certificate, be allowed to carry a concealed firearm or to openly carry a firearm in any building or portion of a building owned, leased or controlled by the Library District.

 

            No employee shall be allowed to carry a firearm in any vehicle owned  by the Library District without the specific authorization from the Director.

 

 

 

APPROVED by the Board of Trustees of the Cape Girardeau Public Library this 25th day of March, 2004.