HB2107 Regulates adult establishments.
Sponsor: Hendrickson, Carl (97) Effective Date:00/00/0000
CoSponsor: LR Number: 4652L.01I
Last Action: 03/30/2000 - Referred: Public Safety and Law Enforcement (H)
HB2107
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INTRODUCED

HB 2107 -- Adult Establishments

Sponsor:  Hendrickson

This bill regulates adult establishments.  The bill:

(1)  Prohibits minors from loitering in adult establishments,
including parking lots;

(2)  Requires all adult establishments to be well lit and
continuously and physically arranged to make the interior
clearly visible from the common areas.  Also, enclosed booths,
cubicles, rooms, or stalls with doors or curtains for private
viewing purposes are prohibited within adult establishments.  In
addition, any area used for viewing sexual materials or
performances must be well lit, as specified by the bill, readily
accessible, and open to view at all times;

(3)  Prohibits the placement of a hole in a wall constructed to
aid sexual conduct between persons on either side of the wall or
partition;

(4)  Makes the operator vicariously liable for the acts or
omissions of an employee who violates the provisions of this
legislation;

(5)  Makes all adult establishments open to inspection at
reasonable times by inspectors, as defined by the bill;

(6)  Allows injunctions to abate violations of this legislation
by the Attorney General or a county or municipal prosecutor; and

(7)  Makes violators of this legislation guilty of a class A
misdemeanor for the first offense and a class D felony for a
second or subsequent offense.


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