House Bill 403

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Last Action 01/31/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to animals and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1675
Sponsor M. Lockett
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 258.500 to define "person" as a person with a disability who has an ongoing therapeutic relationship with a health care provider; stipulate who can be a health care provider under the definition; exclude from therapeutic relationship a fee-based transaction for disability documentation absent a face-to-face consultation with a health care provider; establish requirements for an assistance dog to be granted public accommodation; affirm certain rights and privileges of public establishments as nondiscriminatory and allow additional rights for those providing accommodation in situations of tenancy; amend KRS 258.335 to make unlawful the misrepresentation of a dog as an assistance dog to obtain public accommodation; amend KRS 258.991 to set penalty for interference with use of an assistance dog at $500 and delete jail time; make the misrepresentation of a dog as an assistance dog to obtain public accommodations unlawful and provide for a fine of up to $1,000; require that all fines collected be paid into the animal control and care fund with 50 percent allocated to spay and neuter clinics and 50 percent allocated to county animal shelter block grants; amend KRS 525.010 to clarify the definition of "assistance dog"; amend KRS 258.119 to allocate 50 percent of fines collected to spay and neuter clinics and 50 percent to county animal shelter block grants; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Disabilities and the Disabled - Unlawful misrepresentation as assistance dog, prevention
Dogs - Unlawful misrepresentation as assistance dog, prevention
Landlord and Tenant - Assistance dog, landlord rights, documentation
Public Assistance - Unlawful misrepresentation as assistance dog, prevention
Public Health - Unlawful misrepresentation as assistance dog, prevention
Small Business - Assistance dog, misrepresentation, penalty
Trade Practices and Retailing - Assistance dog, accommodation, misrepresentation of pets, penalties
Agriculture - Animal control and care fund, receipt of penalties
Counties - Animal control and care fund, funding
Arbitration - Animal control and care fund, receipt of penalties
Local Mandate - Unlawful misrepresentation as assistance dog, prevention

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01/31/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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