Codified Laws


Text Search




Enter the text to search for and click Search to get a list of statutes containing the text you entered. Tips:
  • Multiple words will be searched as a phrase. Entering Property Tax will return statutes that contain the complete phrase Property Tax.
  • Logical Operators are allowed. Hunting and Fishing will return statutes that containing both hunting and fishing. Hunting or Fishing will return statutes that contain hunting, fishing, or both.
  • Wild cards(*) are allowed. Entering Approp* will return statutes that contain Appropriation, Appropriate, Appropriated, etc..
  • Punctuation can also be used as operators. + = and, , = or. Searching for phrases that have , and will result in error unless you enclose the entire phrase in quotes.
The Filter option allows you to narrow your search results to a specific Title or Chapter. Here is a tip for using the filter option.
  • Use a dash (-) as the last character of your filter to refine searches. For example the filter "1-1" returns sections in 1-1, 1-10, 1-11, 1-12, etc. The filter "1-1-" returns only sections in Chapter 1-1.

Quick Find



Type the Statute number you are looking for in the form Title-Chapter-Section . Examples(1-1-1.1, 27A-11A-12, etc.)

The Get Statute button can be used to locate a specific statute. You may type in a title, chapter, or section number. Example: typing 1 will return the chapter list for Title 1, typing 1-1 will return the section list for chapter 1-1, typing 1-1-1 will return section 1-1-1 of the statutes.

The Get Chapter button can be used to load a complete chapter of the statutes. This function requires a title and a chapter number. Examples: 1-1, 57A-1, 1-3

 
     10-45D-1.   Definitions. Terms used in this chapter mean:
             (1)      "Lodging establishment," any building, structure, property, or premise kept, used, maintained, advertised, or held out to the public to be a place where sleeping accommodations are furnished to transient guests. The following constitute lodging establishments: bed and breakfast inns, boarding houses, bungalows, cabins, condominiums, cottages, dude ranches, guest houses, guest ranches, hostels, hotels, inns, lodges, motels, resorts, tourist homes, timeshare rentals, vacation home rentals, and villas;
             (2)      "Campground," any property or premise kept, used, maintained, advertised, or held out to the public to be a place where sites are available for placing of tents, campers, trailers, recreational park trailers, mobile homes, or other mobile accommodations to transient guests. Campgrounds include city, county, and state-owned campgrounds, as well as concessionaires or contractors who manage or operate publicly owned campgrounds. The following constitute campgrounds: campgrounds, camping cabins, camping resorts, commercial picnic grounds, organizational camps, park units, recreational vehicle parks, trailer parks, and youth camps;
             (3)      "Visitor attraction," any business establishment that offers recreation, entertainment, or interpretation of natural or cultural history. The following constitute visitor attractions: aerial tramways, amusement parks, animal exhibits, animal shows, antique car exhibits, antique exhibits, arboreta, aquariums, batting cages, botanical gardens, bumper boats, bumper cars, bungee jumps, carnival rides, chuck wagon suppers, commercial playgrounds, go-cart raceways, gold mines, golf driving ranges, historic sites, human mazes, hunting preserves, miniature golf courses, museums, music shows, observation towers, outdoor dramas, pitch 'n putt golf courses, playhouses, racetracks, recreational gold mining, reptile exhibits, restorations, scenic railroads, shooting preserves, show caves, ski areas, spectator events, water slides, wave pools, wax figure exhibits, and zoological gardens. A visitor attraction includes any business which is being conducted on the site of another visitor attraction;
             (4)      "Recreational service," any business establishment that provides leisure or recreational experiences. The following constitute recreational services: aerial sightseeing tours, amusement rides, bath houses, carriage rides, climbing guides, day camps, fishing guides, fishing ponds, golf driving ranges, hunting guides, outfitters, pack trains, private beaches, river rafting, saddle horse rides, sightseeing guides, sightseeing tours, shooting galleries, shooting ranges, skeet ranges, ski instruction, ski lift tickets, ski trails, spas, trail rides, trap ranges, tour bus excursions, and youth camps;
             (5)      "Recreational equipment rental," include all items rented for twenty-eight days or less whose primary purpose is recreational use. Rental, under such circumstances, of the following constitute recreational equipment rentals: all-terrain vehicles, beach chairs, bicycles, bumper boats, bumper cars, campers, camping trailers, firearms, fishing equipment, flotation devices, go carts, golf clubs, hunting dogs, hunting equipment, mopeds, motor coaches, motorcycles, pack animals, recreational courts and equipment, recreational gold mining equipment, recreational vehicles, recreational water equipment, rock climbing gear, roller blades, saddle horses, skis, snowboards, snowmobiles, snowmobile trailers, snowshoes, watercraft, and watercraft trailers;
             (6)      "Spectator event," any organized activity meant for entertainment or education and open to the public. The following constitute spectator events: air shows, auto races, auto shows, balloon shows, boat races, car rallies, carnivals, circuses, concerts, dance festivals, draft horse contests, ethnic festivals, exhibitions, expositions, fairs, greyhound races, horse races, horse shows, monster truck shows, motorcycle expositions, motorcycle races, music festivals, rodeos, sporting events, stage performances, threshing bees, tractor pull contests, and water-skiing shows. A spectator event includes any business which is conducted on the site of another spectator event;
             (7)      "Visitor intensive business," any antique shop, book store, candy store, flea market, gift shop, indigenous arts and crafts shop, jewelry, lapidary shop, leather goods shop, marina, novelty shop, pottery shop, rock shop, souvenir shop, and tee shirt shop if fifty percent or more of annual total receipts are derived from the sale of tangible personal property or any product transferred electronically, during the months of June, July, August, and September. No postsecondary, college, and university book store is, however, included.

Source: SL 2002, ch 63, § 1; SL 2008, ch 51, § 62; SL 2008, ch 53, § 1.


Get Chapter 10-45D
Back to Chapter 10-45D