2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 288
Handicapped persons; provide rights and responsibilities of persons with service animals; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 30 of the O.C.G.A., relating to handicapped persons, so as to provide for additional rights and responsibilities of persons with service animals; to provide for accommodation of those requiring service animals; to authorize creation and issuance of information cards under the auspices of the Department of Human Services; to provide for criminal offenses and penalties relating to fraudulent representation relating to disability; to amend Part 1 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal offenses relative to dangerous instrumentalities and practices generally, so as to provide for criminal offenses and penalties related to the harassing, injuring, or killing of service animals; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/10/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/09/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/08/2017 - House Hopper