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CS/CS/CS/HB 849: Service Animals

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Judiciary Committee ; Government Operations Subcommittee ; Smith ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Moskowitz ; Pilon ; Stewart

Service Animals; Requires public accommodation to permit use of service animal by individual with disability; provides conditions for public accommodation to exclude or remove service animal; revises penalties to include community service for certain persons or entities who interfere with use of service animal; provides penalty for knowing & willful misrepresentation with respect to use or training of service animal.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Location: In committee/council (CM)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Judiciary (JU)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/6/2014 House • Filed
2/20/2014 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Criminal Justice Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 72
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 72
3/14/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 03/18/14, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
3/18/2014 House • CS by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -HJ 293
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Government Operations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 291
3/20/2014 House • Original reference(s) removed: Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• CS referred to Judiciary Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 336
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 336
3/25/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/27/14, 8:30 am, Sumner Hall
3/27/2014 House • CS/CS by Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 397
3/28/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 393
4/1/2014 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 426
4/9/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/11/14, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
4/11/2014 House • CS/CS/CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 542
4/15/2014 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS/CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 535
4/16/2014 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 545
4/21/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/14
4/23/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 628
• Read 3rd time -HJ 628
• CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 628
4/23/2014 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Community Affairs; Judiciary -SJ 592
• Received -SJ 592
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Commerce and Tourism