City Council rejects bikini barista exposure request

City Council rejects bikini barista exposure request

City Council rejects bikini barista exposure request

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Posted on January 28, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 28 at 11:13 AM

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Spokane residents who are offended by bikini baristas will have to collect signatures on petitions to make the coffee servers cover up.

Council to vote on putting Indecent Exposure Ordinance on ballot


The Spokane City Council voted Monday to reject a request to place the initiative directly on the ballot.
 
The initiative will need nearly 2,500 signatures to qualify for the November 2015 ballot or more than 7,000 for an earlier vote.

READ: Moms partner with nearly nude barista owner to put issue on 2014 ballot
 
Three Spokane moms say they will gather the signatures in hopes that voters make over-exposure a misdemeanor.
 
The council rejected nudity restriction proposed in October. The current initiative is based on nudity prohibitions approved in November by the city council in neighboring Spokane Valley.
 

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