WVC 16 - 6 - 18
§16-6-18. Disinfection of rooms and beds; penalty.
Every person keeping or conducting a hotel shall see that
every room or bed, which has been occupied by any person known to
have an infectious or communicable disease at the time of such
occupancy, is thoroughly disinfected by methods to be prescribed
by the West Virginia board of health before such room or bed
shall be occupied by any other person. Any person violating the
provisions of this section shall be subject to a fine not
exceeding three hundred dollars, and to confinement in jail not
exceeding six months, or both, at the discretion of the court.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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