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Chapter 209

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  209.150.  Rights of persons with disabilities — service dogs, no extra charge for — liability for actual damages. — 1.  Every person with a disability, as defined in section 213.010, shall have the same rights afforded to a person with no such disability to the full and free use of the streets, highways, sidewalks, walkways, public buildings, public facilities, and other public places.

  2.  Every person with a disability, as defined in section 213.010, is entitled to full and equal accommodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges of all common carriers, airplanes, motor vehicles, railroad trains, motor buses, taxis, streetcars, boats or any other public conveyances or modes of transportation, hotels, lodging places, places of public accommodation, amusement or resort, and other places to which the general public is invited, subject only to the conditions and limitations established by law and applicable alike to all persons.

  3.  Every person with a disability, as defined in section 213.010, shall have the right to be accompanied by a service dog or dogs, as defined in section 209.200, which is especially trained for the purpose, in any of the places listed in subsection 2 of this section without being required to pay an extra charge for the service dog or dogs, as defined in section 209.200; provided that such person shall be liable for any damage done to the premises or facilities by such dog.

  4.  As used in sections 209.150 to 209.190, the term "service dog" shall have the same definition as in section 209.200.


(L. 1941 p. 344 § 1, A.L. 1965 p. 95, A.L. 1977 S.B. 12, A.L. 1980 H.B. 1133, A.L. 1988 H.B. 1196, A.L. 1996 S.B. 582, A.L. 2013 S.B. 33, A.L. 2020 S.B. 644 merged with S.B. 656)

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