Bathhouses will be prohibited massage parlor tampa setting aside individual cubicles or areas for private massages or baths. The law also places responsibility on workers to report any unlawful activity and on massage parlor tampa to ensure the businesses they lease to have proper permits.
It may be a good sign that businesses aren't lining up to apply for the new permits, said Tampa police spokesman Stephen Hegarty.
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This approach will help potential victims of human trafficking, Johnston said. Hillsborough County commissioners on Wednesday followed massage parlor tampa city of Tampa in adopting an ordinance to regulate parlors and bathhouses.
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But those working massage parlor tampa some of the massage parlors in question say the language of the ordinance is far too broad, and will only end up hurting employees of massage parlor tampa establishments, not those involved in human trafficking. Eastman questions how Maniscalco or anybody on the Council knows trafficking is going on at such establishments, parllr, she says, nobody spoke with people who work in those targeted massage parlors on Kennedy.
The proposed ordinance will require businesses to obtain bathhouse permits. It also prohibits hours of operation at such facilities between 10 p.
McCracken has researched sex paroor and sex trafficking, and says that the provision banning anyone with a criminal record from working in the industry is only going massage parlor tampa marginalize more people who already have a difficult time making a living wage.
The Sex Workers Solidarity Network notes that the story failed to feature anyone who works at those spas.
He encouraged the group to review the proposal and consider suggesting alternative language when massage parlor tampa goes before the council. Cohen also welcomes any feedback about the ordinance from the organization.
Council members will vote on the proposed ordinance 9 a. Thursday at City Hall, Kennedy Blvd. Mitch Perry has been a reporter with Extensive Enterprises since November of Previously, he served five years massage parlor tampa political editor of the alternative newsweekly Creative Loafing.