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Code of Virginia
Title 43. Mechanics' and Certain Other Liens
Chapter 4. Liens of Innkeepers, Livery Stable, Garage and Marina Keepers, Mechanics and Bailees

§ 43-31. Lien of innkeepers, etc.

Every innkeeper and the keeper of a boardinghouse or house of private entertainment shall have a lien upon, and may retain possession of, the baggage and other property of his guest or boarder brought upon his premises, and also upon the property of the employer of such guest or boarder, controlled and brought upon the premises by such guest or boarder in the course of his employment, for the proper charges due from such guest for his board and lodging.

Code 1919, § 6444.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.