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    Laws of Minnesota 1993 

                         CHAPTER 66-H.F.No. 806 
           An act relating to commerce; prohibiting smoking in 
          designated nonsmoking hotel rooms; allowing 
          reimbursement to innkeepers for actual costs resulting 
          from violation; prescribing a penalty; proposing 
          coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 327. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  [327.742] [SMOKING IN DESIGNATED NONSMOKING 
ROOMS.] 
    Subdivision 1.  [SMOKING PROHIBITED.] No person shall smoke 
cigarettes, cigars, pipes, or other smoking material in a hotel 
sleeping room designated nonsmoking. 
    Subd. 2.  [PENALTY.] A person who violates this section is 
guilty of a petty misdemeanor.  Upon conviction, the court may 
require a person who violates this section to reimburse the 
innkeeper for actual costs, not to exceed $100, incurred to 
restore the room to its previolation condition. 
    Subd. 3.  [NOTICE.] Innkeepers shall post signs 
conspicuously in all nonsmoking sleeping rooms stating that 
smoking is not permitted and advising occupants of the 
provisions of this section. 
    Presented to the governor April 29, 1993 
    Signed by the governor April 30, 1993, 3:32 p.m.