For your viewing pleasure, B. D. Todisco has helped us envision what this law might end up looking like (in another Caveat Lector original):
(If you haven’t read the original post on the Texas stripper license debate, check it out. You might like it. Go on, everyone else is doing it…)
It turns out that the city of Houston has had a law similar to the one State Representative Bill Zedler (R-Puritanopolis) plans to apply to the whole state in place since 1997. So how has it been going there? Not very well, if you ask those who are actually required to toil under the puritanical regulations – the strippers. “Strippers say the special licenses haven’t helped protect dancers at all. In fact, they say they’re now at greater risk,” says The Daily Beast’s Rachel Krantz, in an article on the subject.