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L.A. County Supervisors Taking Up Porn-Condom Ballot Measure

L.A. County Supervisors Taking Up Porn-Condom Ballot Measure
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Jul 10, 2012 11:45 AM PDT    Text size: 

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today planned to discuss the porn-condom ballot measure, according to City News Service.

Last week, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's initiative to mandate condoms on porn shoots within county lines received enough signatures to qualify for the November election.

The supervisors are expected to give final approval to placing the measure on the ballot or approving the initiative outright into law.

The initiative would require adult film producers to pay a fee and obtain a permit from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Performers would be mandated to use condoms for acts of anal and vaginal sex.

L.A. County officials would have the authority to suspend or revoke the permit for violations, and could follow up with $1,000 civil fines or misdemeanor criminal charges.

The ballot measure would mandate porn movie producers to get health permits, just as owners of tattoo parlors, massage parlors and bathhouses do.  

The requirement would apply to shoots in unincorporated areas of the county and 85 of its 88 cities, including the city of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles County covers some 4,000 square miles and is home to over a quarter of all California residents, including the city of Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, also known as Porn Valley.

The city of Los Angeles already has a porn condom ordinance, but it continues to be sidelined until the first week of September at the earliest because city leaders haven't yet drawn up formal plans to implement the law.

Today's Board of Supervisors' discussion of the porn-condom ballot measure, which was certified last week, was not scheduled as an item on the Board of Supervisors meeting agenda, which typically is posted online six days prior to the meeting.

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