Rice was out of town Monday and could not be reached. The commissioners' agenda for today's a.
Pasco County passed an adult entertainment code in March, and inthe city of Tampa caused a furor when it told nude dancers they must stay 6 feet from customers. In some cases, this has put the undercover officers in an awkward situation.
Lirot says the escort services he has escorfs "don't cross the line. If commissioners are interested, "we would look into it further. They would be forced to carry special s. Pinellas has a problem with escorts working as prostitutes; they have adopted savvy tactics to foil undercover officers, said sheriff's Sgt.
Commissioners are scheduled to discuss the issue today. But he has recommended to commissioners that they consider an ordinance modeled on one passed by Orange County in George Henry. Some provisions specifically restrict escort service workers.
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But if commissioners take action now, they will other Tampa Bay governments that are further restricting the sex business. Greg Tita.
Tampa attorney Luke Lirot, who represents several Tampa Bay adult businesses, said prostitution is already illegal, and further fo aren't needed. The agencies are havens for prostitution, drugs and the exploitation of teenage girls, said sheriff's spokesman Sgt.
They also would be banned from meeting new customers after 10 p. He said he doesn't know of "any ificant problem" linking escort services to criminal activity. And when meeting a customer at a hotel, they would have to immediately present their to the hotel's front desk clerk, identify their customer and then give a departure time.
The ordinance also bans sexual activity and says that violators can be fined and have their s revoked. Escort services could be regulated At least escort services and another 50 lingerie studios are operating "out of control" in Pinellas County, and it's time to crack down, says the Pinellas County Sheriff's Evetett. This is just the first consideration.