§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.