Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Service animals. Specifies that a person who offers to rent or otherwise make available a dwelling may not ask an individual with a disability who seeks to use a service animal about the existence, nature, and extent of the individual's disability. Provides that a person who offers to rent or otherwise make available a dwelling to an individual with a disability that is not apparent may require that the individual certify in writing from a health service provider the individual's need for a service animal. Provides that an individual with a disability that is not apparent who submits a request Service animals. Specifies that a person who offers to rent or otherwise make available a dwelling may not ask an individual with a disability who seeks to use a service animal about the existence, nature, and extent of the individual's disability. Provides that a person who offers to rent or otherwise make available a dwelling to an individual with a disability that is not apparent may require that the individual certify in writing from a health service provider the individual's need for a service animal. Provides that an individual with a disability that is not apparent who submits a request for a service animal that falsely suggests the individual has a disability that entitles the individual to the use of a service animal in a dwelling commits a Class A infraction. Specifies that a person who offers to rent or otherwise make available a dwelling and permits an individual with a disability the use of a service animal on the premises of a dwelling as a reasonable accommodation under certain federal, state, or local laws is not liable for an injury to another individual caused by an individual's service animal. ... View more