New strip club law takes effect in Mississippi - - Jackson, MS

New strip club law takes effect in Mississippi

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MISSISSIPPI (AP):  New this morning!

A new law is now in effect that allows county board of supervisors to make regulations on adult entertainment businesses.

The law now says that the board of supervisors can enforce ordinances for the regulation of establishments where public displays of nudity are present.

This law is not mandatory for any county.

Previously, lawmakers said only three Mississippi counties had to have specific state laws allowing them to regulate strip clubs.

Those counties were Harrison, Hancock and Jackson.

Other counties had to institute countywide zoning before they could place restrictions on the sexually oriented businesses before the change in the law.

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