Chapter 72.

Inns, Hotels and Restaurants.

Article 1.

Innkeepers.

72-1. Must furnish accommodations; contracts for termination valid.

(a) Every innkeeper shall at all times provide suitable lodging accommodations for persons accepted as guests in his inn or hotel.

(b) A written statement setting forth the time period during which a guest may occupy an assigned room, signed or initialed by the guest, shall be deemed a valid contract, and at the expiration of such time period the lodger may be restrained from entering and any property of the guest may be removed by the innkeeper without liability, except for damages to or loss of such property attributable to its removal. (1903, c. 563; Rev., s. 1909; C.S., s. 2249; 1979, c. 532.)