|Posted:||February 8, 2017 03:09 PM|
|From:||Representative Will Tallman|
|To:||All House members|
|Subject:||Service Dog Legislation|
|In the near future I will be introducing legislation that would amend Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) providing for the offense of misrepresentation as service animal.
It is becoming a large problem with people misrepresenting their animals as service animals. It is now documented where we have untrained animals attacking Seeing Eye dogs and airline employees. It has also become much more difficult for stores, etc. to determine which animals they can and cannot allow into their establishments.
Under this legislation, an individual commits an offense of misrepresentation as service animal if they knowingly:
If you have any questions regarding this legislation please contact Carol Hoffman at (717) 783-8875 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Introduced as HB1428