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Missouri Impersonating a Person with a Disability [209.204]

Title XII PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

  Chapter 209

  209.204.  Crime of impersonating a person with a disability for the purpose of receiving certain accommodations, penalty, civil liability. — Any person who knowingly impersonates a person with a disability for the purpose of receiving the accommodations regarding service dogs under the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. Section 12101, et seq., is guilty of a class C misdemeanor and shall also be civilly liable for the amount of any actual damages resulting from such impersonation.  Any second or subsequent violation of this section is a class B misdemeanor.  For purposes of this section, "impersonates a person with a disability"means a representation by word or action as a person with a disability or a representation of a dog by word or action as a service dog.

(L. 2005 H.B. 116)

Effective 7-12-05

Page updated: 5/7/19

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