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Business Bathroom Policy Passes 1st Reading

Posted at 10:30 PM, May 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-17 23:30:20-04

A change to bathroom policy in Nashville businesses passed its first reading in Metro Council.

Businesses larger than 1,000 square feet must have men's and a women's restroom.

However, the proposal would allow businesses to have gender-neutral single-stall bathrooms.

Metro Council member Brett Withers of East Nashville sponsored the bill. He has called it a 'common sense’ bill.