Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 10 of chapter 140 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following two paragraphs:-
Whenever an innholder provides a security box in the room of any guest, the innholder shall not be liable for the loss of any items deposited in the security box, by theft or otherwise, in excess of one thousand dollars; provided, however, that the provisions of section thirteen have been complied with.
As used in this section, "security box" means a metal or alloy box used for the safekeeping of valuables or other property, which may be securely locked with a locking mechanism.