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person under the age of 21.
(740 ILCS 90/11 new)
Right to eject.
(a) A proprietor or manager of a hotel may remove or cause
to be removed from a hotel a guest or other person who:
(1) refuses to pay for accommodations or services;
(2) while on the premises of the hotel, destroys or
threatens to destroy hotel property, verbally or
physically threatens employees or guests, or causes or
threatens to cause a public disturbance;
(3) is using the premises for the unlawful possession
or use of controlled substances by the person or using the
premises for the consumption of alcoholic liquor by a
person under the age of 21 years of age;
(4) violates any federal, State, or local laws,
ordinances, or rules relating to the hotel;
(5) violates a rule of the hotel that is clearly and
conspicuously posted at or near the front desk or posted
online where the guest can view it before making a
reservation at the hotel; or
(6) uses verbally abusive language toward the hotel's
employees or guests. As used in this Section, "verbally
abusive language" means any language that would reasonably
be found to be threatening or demeaning.
(b) If the guest has paid in advance, the proprietor or
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manager of a hotel shall tender to the guest any unused portion
of the advance payment at the time of removal.
(c) Nothing in this Section shall be used as a pretext to
discriminate against a guest on the basis of characteristics
protected under local, State, or federal antidiscrimination
laws. This Section does not limit any rights or protections
that a guest or other person may have under local, State, or
federal antidiscrimination or civil rights laws.
This Act takes effect upon