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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.