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2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 150
Hotels, Motels; excessive room rates during special sporting events
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 21 of Title 43 of the O.C.G.A., relating to rights, duties, and liabilities of innkeepers, so as to provide that it shall be unlawful for any operator of a hotel in Georgia to charge excessive room rates resulting in price gouging during the duration of a special sporting event held in Georgia; to prohibit hotels from imposing special service charges or fees or requiring guests to reserve room nights before or after the special sporting event or to purchase other goods or services in order to use the hotel rooms during the period of the special sporting event; to define certain terms; to provide for legislative findings and declaration of purpose; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/09/2003 - House Second Readers
Apr/08/2003 - House First Readers
Apr/07/2003 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/07/2003 - Senate Third Read
Mar/27/2003 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/26/2003 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/17/2003 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/14/2003 - Senate Hopper
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