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New Jersey Accompaniment by Service or Guide Dog [ 10:5-29]

TITLE 10 CIVIL RIGHTS

10 :5-29  Person with a disability; accompaniment by service or guide dog; use of public facilities; liabilities.


   1.   Any person with a disability accompanied by a service or guide dog trained by a recognized training agency or school is entitled, with his dog, to the full and equal enjoyment, advantages, facilities and privileges of all public facilities, subject only to the following conditions:

   a.   A person with a disability, if accompanied by a service or guide dog, shall keep such dog in his immediate custody at all times;

   b.   A person with a disability accompanied by a service or guide dog shall not be charged any extra fee or payment for admission to or use of any public facility;

   c.   A person with a disability who has a service or guide dog in his possession shall be liable for any damages done to the premises of a public facility by such dog.

   d.   (Deleted by amendment; P.L.1981, c. 391.)

   L.1971,c.130,s.1; amended 1977, c.456, s.2; 1980, c.46, s.5; 1981, c.391, s.1; 1983, c.485, s.4; 2003, c.180, s.18.

Page updated 5/7/19

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