Bill Status of HB3996 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-MISREP SERVICE ANIMAL
Rep. Lance Yednock
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of misrepresenting an animal as a service animal. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she knowingly misrepresents an animal that is not a service animal as a service animal for the purpose of obtaining accommodation of the animal in a place of public accommodation that prohibits non-service animals or for the purpose of transportation of the animal on a public conveyance that prohibits non-service animals. Defines "place of public accommodation" and "service animal". Provides that a violation is a petty offense for which the court shall impose a fine of $250 for a first offense, $500 for a second offense, and $750 for a third or subsequent offense. Effective immediately.