☰ Revisor of Missouri

Title XXVI TRADE AND COMMERCE

Chapter 407

Effective - 28 Aug 1997 bottom

  407.985.  Equipment required for security of convenience business — limitation on cash after 11:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. — prohibited window signs and treatment — operator defined. — 1.  Prior to January 1, 1997, for the protection of employees and the consumer public at late-night convenience businesses, every operator of a convenience business shall ensure that such operator's convenience business is equipped with the following:

  (1)  A bullet-resistant glass enclosure or security camera system capable of recording and retrieving an image to assist law enforcement officials in the identification and apprehension of a criminal offender and by January 1, 1998, such system shall have at least one camera focused on the cash register area;

  (2)  A drop safe or cash-management device for restricted access to cash receipts;

  (3)  Lighting for parking areas and entrances at an intensity to provide clear visibility under normal conditions, which can be satisfied by canopy lighting within ten feet of the building;

  (4)  A conspicuous notice at the entrance which states that the cash register contains limited funds;

  (5)  Height markers at the entrance of the convenience business which display height measures; and

  (6)  A cash management policy to limit the cash on hand at all times after 11:00 p.m. and before 5:00 a.m.

  2.  Prior to January 1, 1998, for the protection of employees and the consumer public at late-night convenience businesses, every operator of a convenience business shall ensure that such operator's convenience business is equipped with the following:

  (1)  A silent alarm system which shall be connected to a security company or a local law enforcement agency; or

  (2)  A telephone, other than a pay telephone, accessible to employees at all times.

  3.  After January 1, 1997, for the protection of employees and the consumer public at late-night convenience businesses, every operator of a convenience business shall ensure that:

  (1)  No window signs shall be located so as to obstruct the view from outside the building to the cash register and sales transaction area; and

  (2)  No window tinting that significantly reduces exterior or interior view in a normal line of sight.

  4.  For the purposes of sections 407.980 to 407.990, "operator" means any individual proprietor or business entity responsible for the day-to-day operation of the convenience business.

­­--------

(L. 1995 S.B. 446 § 5, A.L. 1997 H.B. 141)


---- end of effective   28 Aug 1997 ----

use this link to bookmark section  407.985


In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions

Site changes Pictures Contact

Other Links
Oversight MOLIS Library MO WebMasters
Senate
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
MO.gov
House
Missouri House

@03:45:10.7 43 :)