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Advertising of rates for motels and motor courts
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 12
§ 206-a. Advertising of rates for motels and motor courts. No person
engaged in the business of furnishing public lodging accommodations in
motels and motor courts shall:

(a) post or maintain posted on any outdoor or outside advertising sign
pertaining to such establishment, that may be seen from a public highway
or street, any rates for accommadations in such establishment unless the
sign shall have posted thereon both the minimum and maximum room, or
other rental unit rates, for accommodations offered for rental. All
posted rates and descriptive data on such sign shall be in type and
material of the same size and prominence.

(b) post or maintain posted on such outdoor or outside advertising
signs rates for accommodations in any such establishment unless there
are available in any such establishment, when vacant, accommodations for
immediate occupancy to meet the posted rates of such advertising signs.

(c) post or maintain outdoor or outside advertising signs in
connection with any such establishment relating to rates which shall
have thereon any untrue, false, fraudulent or misleading representations
or statements as to any matter whatsoever.

Advertising signs stating the rate per person and bearing the legend
"and up" shall not be deemed to comply with the provisions of this

Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section shall be
guilty of an offense and subject to a fine of not more than fifty