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1    AN ACT concerning civil law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Innkeeper Protection Act is amended by
5adding Sections 10 and 11 as follows:
6    (740 ILCS 90/10 new)
7    Sec. 10. Refusal of admission. A proprietor or manager of
8a hotel may refuse to admit or refuse service or
9accommodations to a person who:
10        (1) while on the premises of the hotel, destroys or
11    threatens to destroy hotel property or causes or threatens
12    to cause a public disturbance; or
13        (2) is seeking accommodations for the unlawful
14    possession or use of controlled substances or the use of
15    the premises for the consumption of alcoholic liquor by a
16    person under the age of 21.
17    (740 ILCS 90/11 new)
18    Sec. 11. Right to eject.
19    (a) A proprietor or manager of a hotel may remove or cause
20to be removed from a hotel a guest or other person who:
21        (1) refuses to pay for accommodations or services;
22        (2) while on the premises of the hotel, destroys or



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1    threatens to destroy hotel property, verbally or
2    physically threatens employees or guests, or causes or
3    threatens to cause a public disturbance;
4        (3) is using the premises for the unlawful possession
5    or use of controlled substances by the person or using the
6    premises for the consumption of alcoholic liquor by a
7    person under the age of 21 years of age;
8        (4) violates any federal, State, or local laws,
9    ordinances, or rules relating to the hotel;
10        (5) violates a rule of the hotel that is clearly and
11    conspicuously posted at or near the front desk or posted
12    online where the guest can view it before making a
13    reservation at the hotel; or
14        (6) uses verbally abusive language toward the hotel's
15    employees or guests. As used in this Section, "verbally
16    abusive language" means any language that would reasonably
17    be found to be threatening or demeaning.
18    (b) If the guest has paid in advance, the proprietor or
19manager of a hotel shall tender to the guest any unused portion
20of the advance payment at the time of removal.
21    (c) Nothing in this Section shall be used as a pretext to
22discriminate against a guest on the basis of characteristics
23protected under local, State, or federal antidiscrimination
24laws. This Section does not limit any rights or protections
25that a guest or other person may have under local, State, or
26federal antidiscrimination or civil rights laws.



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1    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2becoming law.