SB 737 Regulates sexually oriented businesses
Sponsor: Bartle
LR Number: 3687S.01I Fiscal Note: 3687-01
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/10/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S73
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 737 - This act regulates sexually oriented businesses.

This act makes it a Class A misdemeanor for a person in a sexually oriented business to knowingly and intentionally appear nude or to depict, simulate, or perform specified sexual activities

This act makes it a Class A misdemeanor for a person to appear knowingly or intentionally in a sexually oriented business in a seminude condition unless the person is an employee at least 10 feet from a customer and on a stage at least two feet from the floor and behind a railing no less than 24 inches in height

This act makes it a Class A misdemeanor for an employee, while semi-nude, to solicit any pay/gratuity from any customer or for any customer to pay an employee while the employee is semi-nude

This act makes it a Class A misdemeanor for an employee of a sexually oriented business while seminude to touch a customer or the clothing of a customer

Under this act, no sexually oriented business may remain open between 10:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. on weekdays and Saturdays. They must be closed on Sundays and federal holidays.

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE