MIAMI (CBSMiami/NSF) – A Senate Democrat is renewing an attempt to place restrictions on people who try on underwear and swimsuit bottoms in retail stores.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
Sen. Geraldine Thompson, D-Orlando, filed a bill (SB 104) this week that would prevent retailers from allowing customers to try on “intimate apparel” unless the items are tried on over clothing or disposable shields are used. If customers fail to comply, tried-on items would be considered defective and could not be sold by the stores.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber Claims FDOH Leaving Local Officials 'Flying Blind' During Pandemic
The bill, which will be considered during the 2016 legislative session, defines intimate apparel as including “lower undergarments and swimsuit bottoms.”
Thompson proposed a nearly identical bill during the 2015 legislative session but it died in a Senate committee.MORE NEWS: In Time For 50th Anniversary, Walt Disney World To Sell Annual Passes Again
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