Sec. 36-222. Violations.
Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this division shall be guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor. Each violation or failure shall constitute a separate offense. Conviction shall not relieve any person from the payment, collection or remittance of the tax as provided in this division. In addition to the other penalties provided herein, if any hotel shall fail to collect or remit the transit lodging tax as required in this division, the city shall have the right to petition the judge of the circuit court for a court order directing that the offending hotel be closed until such time as it demonstrates its willingness to comply with the provisions of this division. (Tax Code 1941, § 100; Ord. of 7-1-78; Ord. No. O-91-077, 4-23-91)
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