Section 25-8-44

Employment in establishment where alcoholic beverages sold; minors performing nude or partially nude.

(a) No person under the state legal drinking age shall be employed to serve or dispense alcoholic beverages in any establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold, served, or dispensed for consumption on the premises.

(b) No person under 16 years of age shall be employed in any establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold, served, or dispensed for consumption on the premises. Notwithstanding the foregoing, this section shall not prohibit the employment of persons 16 years of age or older as busboys, dishwashers, janitors, cooks, hostesses, or seaters restricted to leading patrons to seats; nor the employment of persons under 18 years of age as professional entertainers.

(c) Members of the immediate family of the owner or operator who are 14 or 15 years of age may be employed in such establishments provided they do not serve, sell, dispense, or handle alcoholic beverages.

(d) No person under 18 years of age shall be employed in any adult establishment or perform in any establishment, nude or nearly nude, in a manner or attire as to expose any portion of the pubic area, buttocks, anus, anal cleft, vulva, or genitals, or any simulation thereof, or show the covered male genitals in a discernible turgid state, or be attired in a manner as to expose to view the portion of the breast below the top of the areola or any simulation thereof. For the purposes of this subsection, an adult establishment includes, but is not limited to, an adult live entertainment business, an adult arcade, an adult bookstore, an adult cabaret, an adult movie theater, an adult toy store, an adult video store, a body shampooing business, an escort agency, a massage parlor, a nude model studio, a lingerie modeling studio, or any combination of the foregoing.

(Acts 1995, No. 95-604, p. 1263, §13; Act 2012-231, p. 424, §1.)