Quote Originally Posted by hardhat View Post
If the hotel has a bar or a restaurant that serves liquor then it is a 4th degree felony as the law states currently. It is a grey area that needs to be cleared up by the legislature. The law, as it stands right now doesn't make a distinction between the rooms at the hotel and the bar/restaurant contained in the hotel.
According to the DPS website this is an exception to the hotel bar rule:

(5) by a person in that area of the licensed
premises usually and primarily rented on a daily or short-term
basis for sleeping or residential occupancy, including hotel
or motel rooms;

That's the way I read it.