327.10 LODGING ESTABLISHMENT OPERATOR, DUTIES.
Every person operating within this state a recreational camping area, lodging house, hotel or
motel, or resort furnishing sleeping or overnight stopping accommodations for transient guests,
shall provide and keep thereat a suitable guest register for the registration of all guests provided
with sleeping accommodations or other overnight stopping accommodations thereat; and every
such guest shall be registered therein. Upon the arrival of every such guest, the operator of the
establishment shall require the guest to enter in such register, or enter for the guest therein, in
separate columns provided in such register, the name and home address of the guest and every
person, if any, with the guest as a member of the party; and if traveling by motor vehicle, the make
of such vehicle, registration number, and other identifying letters or characters appearing on the
official number plate carried thereon, including the name of the state issuing such official plate.
Such registration shall be kept in an accurate and orderly manner and retained for one year so that
the same will be always accessible for inspection by the proper authorities.
History: (10536-5) 1937 c 186 s 1; 1951 c 428 s 16; 1969 c 427 s 1; 1981 c 365 s 9; 1986 c
444; 1993 c 286 s 27