State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT in relation to service dogs.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section   5.   The  Guide  Dog  Access  Act is amended by
 5    changing Section 1 as follows:

 6        (720 ILCS 630/1) (from Ch. 38, par. 65-1)
 7        Sec. 1. When a  blind,  hearing  impaired  or  physically
 8    handicapped  person is accompanied by a dog that which serves
 9    as a guide, or leader, or service dog for that  such  person,
10    neither the blind, hearing impaired or physically handicapped
11    person  nor  the  dog  nor the trainer for the service dog in
12    training shall be denied  the  right  of  entry  and  use  of
13    facilities of any public place of accommodation as defined in
14    Section 5-101 of the "Illinois Human Rights Act", if the such
15    dog is wearing a harness and such person presents credentials
16    for  inspection issued by a school for training guide dogs or
17    in the case of a service dog or service dog in  training,  is
18    on a leash and is wearing a cape for identification.
19        Any violation of this Act is a Class C misdemeanor.
20    (Source: P.A. 83-93.)

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