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Section 206-F Information concerning services for human trafficking victims

General Business (GBS)

Information concerning services for human trafficking victims. 1. For purposes of this section, "lodging facility" shall mean any inn, hotel, motel, motor court or other establishment that provides lodging to transient guests. Such term shall not include an establishment treated as a dwelling unit for the purposes of any state or local law or regulation or an establishment located within a building that has five or less rooms for rent or hire and that is actually occupied as a residence by the proprietor of such establishment.

  2. Every keeper of a lodging facility shall make available in plain view and in a conspicuous place and manner in the public restrooms, and in the individual guest rooms, and near the public entrance or in another conspicuous location in clear view of the public and the employees where similar information is customarily displayed in such lodging facility, informational cards developed by: (i) the office of temporary and disability assistance in consultation with the New York state interagency task force on human trafficking; or (ii) the United States Department of Homeland Security; or (iii) the lodging facility. All informational cards shall only contain information concerning services for human trafficking victims and shall prominently include the national human trafficking hotline telephone number. The office of temporary and disability assistance in consultation with the New York state interagency task force on human trafficking, shall develop a notice which shall include the national human trafficking hotline telephone number, to be made available to lodging facilities to post on a voluntary basis.