1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 12: Hotels and Boarding Houses


Section 204-A Safety chain latches required

General Business (GBS)

Every person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of furnishing public lodging accommodations in hotels, motels or motor courts shall install and maintain, on the inside of each entrance door to every rental unit for which there is a duplicate or master key which would afford entry to said unit by one other than the occupant, a safety chain latch.