§ 34-33-1. Lien on baggage and property of guests.
Every hotelkeeper or innkeeper shall be entitled to a lien upon, and may detain, the baggage, goods, chattels, and property of a guest brought upon his or her premises for the proper charges due from the guest on account of his or her accommodation, board and lodging and for all extras furnished at the request of the guest, and for all moneys advanced or credit extended to the guest by the hotelkeeper or innkeeper.
(P.L. 1939, ch. 710, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 34-33-1.)