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SB 1631 - Prohibits Renting Hotel Rooms for Less than 7 Hours - Tennessee Key Vote

Terri Lynn Weaver voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (38-45) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Renting Hotel Rooms for Less than 7 Hours

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits hotels from renting a room for less than 7 consecutive hours in any 24-hour period.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits hotels from renting a room for less than 7 consecutive hours in any 24-hour period (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that if an individual who rents a hotel room vacates the room less than 7 hours after checking in, a hotel is prohibited from re-renting the room until the expiration of the 7-hour period (Sec. 1).

  • Establishes the following penalties for noncompliance with these regulations(Sec. 1):

    • For the first offense, a fine of $500;

    • For the second offense, a fine of $1,000; and

    • For the third and any subsequent offense, a fine of $2,500 and suspension of the hotel’s permit 1 day each week for 6 months.

  • Specifies that this bill does not prohibit a local ordinance from imposing more restrictive regulations or more severe penalties for the same conduct prohibited in this bill (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-0) -

Title: Prohibits Renting Hotel Rooms for Less than 7 Hours

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Renting Hotel Rooms for Less than 7 Hours

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