LD 547 (subjects: ANIMALS , SERVICE )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=547&PID=1456&snum=127
- Rep. Michel Lajoie of Lewiston: (D – District 58) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Catherine Nadeau of Winslow: (D – District 78) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Donna Doore of Augusta: (D – District 85) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. William Tuell of East Machias: (R – District 139) — e-mail | Facebook
Rep. Joyce Maker of Calais: (R – District 140) — e-mail
Rep. Stephen Stanley of Medway: (D – District 143) — e-mail
Sen. Thomas Saviello of Franklin: (R – District 17) — e-mail
|2/26/2015||House||Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|2/26/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Edgecomb of Aroostook, REFERRED to the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, in concurrence.|
|4/21/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act Regarding Service Dogs
Sec. 1. 7 MRSA 3922, sub- 4, as amended by PL 2007, c. 664, 11, is further amended to read:
Sec. 2. 7 MRSA 3923-B, sub- 1-A is enacted to read:
This bill requires that an individual registering a service dog present to the municipal clerk a letter signed by a physician, psychologist, physician assistant or nurse practitioner indicating that the individual or a member of the individual’s household requires the service dog and a certification or other document indicating that the service dog has completed training from an established service animal training organization or has been evaluated by a certified animal trainer and found to have a sound temperament suitable for a service dog. It also requires the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to ensure that the registration tag of a service dog clearly indicates that the dog is a service animal and to devise a method of ensuring that a service dog’s registration tag is visible to the public.
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This information about LD 547 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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