Prince George’s County seeks to ban hourly hotel rentals

Hopes to reduce human trafficking

By Andrea Noble - The Washington Times - Monday, September 22, 2014

Prince George’s County lawmakers are seeking to crack down on human trafficking in the county by banning hourly rentals of hotel rooms.

County Council member Karen R. Toles plans to introduce legislation to that effect Tuesday as well as a separate bill that would require hotel operators to provide training to employees on how to identify human trafficking activities and victims...