§ 213.010 Definitions
§ 213.020 Commission on human rights created — members, how appointed, terms, …
§ 213.025 Commission members to receive per diem and expenses, when
§ 213.030 Powers and duties of commission — rulemaking, procedure.
§ 213.040 Unlawful housing practices — discrimination in housing — sufficient …
§ 213.041 Restrictive covenants, homeowners’ association — limitations — procedure to …
§ 213.045 Discrimination in commercial real estate loans prohibited
§ 213.050 Discrimination in selling or renting by real estate agencies prohibited
§ 213.055 Unlawful employment practices — exceptions.
§ 213.065 Discrimination in public accommodations prohibited, exceptions
§ 213.070 Additional unlawful discriminatory practices
§ 213.075 Complaints to commission, how filed, when — filing with federal agencies, …
§ 213.076 Notice relating to aiding and abetting, civil action — commencement of …
§ 213.077 Settlement and conciliation agreement — restrictions, procedure.
§ 213.085 Decisions of commission — judicial review, when, procedure, venue — …
§ 213.095 Violation of a commission order, misdemeanor
§ 213.101 Construction of statutes — abrogation of certain case law and jury instructions.
§ 213.111 Right to civil action, when — relief available — costs and attorney’s fees, …
§ 213.112 Applicability
§ 213.126 Attorney general to act, when — authorization of civil action — settlement …
§ 213.131 Local commissions, certification — review — decertification.
§ 213.135 Local commissions, power and authority — procedure — public attorney, …
§ 213.137 Severability

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 213

  • Age: an age of forty or more years but less than seventy years, except that it shall not be an unlawful employment practice for an employer to require the compulsory retirement of any person who has attained the age of sixty-five and who, for the two-year period immediately before retirement, is employed in a bona fide executive or high policy-making position, if such person is entitled to an immediate nonforfeitable annual retirement benefit from a pension, profit sharing, savings or deferred compensation plan, or any combination of such plans, of the employer, which equals, in the aggregate, at least forty-four thousand dollars. See Missouri Laws 213.010
  • because of: as it relates to the adverse decision or action, the protected criterion was the motivating factor. See Missouri Laws 213.010
  • Commission: the Missouri commission on human rights. See Missouri Laws 213.010
  • Complainant: a person who has filed a complaint with the commission alleging that another person has engaged in a prohibited discriminatory practice. See Missouri Laws 213.010
  • Disability: a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of a person's major life activities, being regarded as having such an impairment, or a record of having such an impairment, which with or without reasonable accommodation does not interfere with performing the job, utilizing the place of public accommodation, or occupying the dwelling in question. See Missouri Laws 213.010
  • Discrimination: conduct proscribed herein, taken because of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, or age as it relates to employment, disability, or familial status as it relates to housing. See Missouri Laws 213.010
  • Dwelling: any building, structure or portion thereof which is occupied as, or designed or intended for occupancy as, a residence by one or more families, and any vacant land which is offered for sale or lease for the construction or location thereon of any such building, structure or portion thereof. See Missouri Laws 213.010
  • Employer: a person engaged in an industry affecting commerce who has six or more employees for each working day in each of twenty or more calendar weeks in the current or preceding calendar year, and shall include the state, or any political or civil subdivision thereof, or any person employing six or more persons within the state but does not include corporations and associations owned or operated by religious or sectarian organizations. See Missouri Laws 213.010
  • Executive director: the executive director of the Missouri commission on human rights. See Missouri Laws 213.010
  • Familial status: one or more individuals who have not attained the age of eighteen years being domiciled with:

     (a)  A parent or another person having legal custody of such individual. See Missouri Laws 213.010

  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • hereafter: means the time after the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Human rights fund: a fund established to receive civil penalties as required by federal regulations and as set forth by subdivision (2) of subsection 11 of section 213. See Missouri Laws 213.010
  • Local commissions: any commission or agency established prior to August 13, 1986, by an ordinance or order adopted by the governing body of any city, constitutional charter city, town, village, or county. See Missouri Laws 213.010
  • Month: means a calendar month, and "year" means a calendar year unless otherwise expressed, and is equivalent to the words year of our Lord. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Places of public accommodation: all places or businesses offering or holding out to the general public, goods, services, privileges, facilities, advantages or accommodations for the peace, comfort, health, welfare and safety of the general public or such public places providing food, shelter, recreation and amusement, including, but not limited to:

     (a)  Any inn, hotel, motel, or other establishment which provides lodging to transient guests, other than an establishment located within a building which contains not more than five rooms for rent or hire and which is actually occupied by the proprietor of such establishment as his residence. See Missouri Laws 213.010

  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Respondent: a person who is alleged to have engaged in a prohibited discriminatory practice in a complaint filed with the commission. See Missouri Laws 213.010
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Unlawful discriminatory practice: any act that is unlawful under this chapter. See Missouri Laws 213.010