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CS/SB 1146: Service Animals

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Altman

Service Animals; Requiring a public accommodation to permit use of a service animal by an individual with a disability under certain conditions; providing conditions for a public accommodation to exclude or remove a service animal; revising penalties to include community service for certain persons or entities who interfere with use of a service animal in specified circumstances; providing equal access to housing accommodations for an individual with a disability accompanied by an emotional support animal; providing conditions under which a landlord may request documentation of a qualifying disability; providing a penalty for knowing and willful misrepresentation with respect to use or training of a service animal, etc.

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

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/20/2014 Senate • Filed
2/28/2014 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Community Affairs; Judiciary -SJ 93
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 93
3/26/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/31/14, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/31/2014 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 356
4/1/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 365
4/3/2014 Senate • Now in Community Affairs
• On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/08/14, 3:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Community Affairs