(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 162647 and 188170; effective January 20, 2017.) No tax imposed under this Chapter shall be imposed upon:
A. Any occupant for more than 30 successive calendar days (a Person who pays for lodging on a calendar month basis, irrespective of the number of days in such a month, shall not be deemed a Transient);
B. Any occupant in a hospital room, medical or mental health facility, convalescent home, skilled nursing facility, assisted living facility, foster home, rehabilitation center or a government owned and operated public institution.
C. Any Person housed through an emergency shelter or disaster program where the Rent is paid with government assistance funds;
D. Any Federal Government employee traveling on official government business, who presents an official Government Exemption Certificate or official travel authorization. An exemption may also be granted for direct bills to a Federal Government department, agency or instrumentality. An exemption may not be granted for Rents paid by contractors of the Federal Government, even if the Occupancy was for a Federal Government employee on official business, and notwithstanding the fact that such Rents may be reimbursed by the Federal Government or paid under the contract with the Federal Government.