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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure


Subchapter 005 : THEFT OF SERVICES

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 2585)
  • § 2585. Hotel lien

    (a) A hotel shall have a lien for the reasonable value of any service furnished or for the amount of any accommodation extended by cashing drafts, checks, or otherwise to a person upon all baggage and other property belonging to or under the control of such person and in or on the premises of such hotel and may retain possession of such property until the same are paid.

    (b) The hotel may enforce the lien by sale as provided in 9 V.S.A. §§ 1952 and 1953. The owner of such property subject to hotel lien who desires to question the reasonableness of such charges shall have the rights provided in 9 V.S.A. § 1954. (Added 1967, No. 202, § 5, eff. April 17, 1967.)