Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 170 -- Business Premises Safety Act

Sponsor:  Cox

This bill establishes the Business Premises Safety Act which
prohibits business owners and operators from restricting any
person from lawfully possessing a firearm in a motor vehicle
except in a vehicle owned or leased by the business.  Business
owners, operators, merchants, and shopkeepers do not have a duty
to guard against the criminal act of a third party unless they
know or have reason to know that the acts are occurring or are
about to occur that could pose imminent injury to a person or
that the same criminal acts have occurred on the premises within
the prior 24 months and is likely to occur again.  In either
case, it will be their duty to use reasonable care to protect
against the acts.

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Missouri House of Representatives
95th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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