Service dogs; persons training entitled to be accompanied thereby in public places. (HB853)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Service dogs; training. Adds persons who are conducting continuing training of guide dogs, hearing dogs, or service dogs to the list of persons who are entitled to the right to be accompanied by such dogs in listed public places. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083196492
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/24/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2008Read first time
01/28/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/29/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2008Communicated to Senate
01/30/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2008Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/14/2008Rereferred from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/14/2008Rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/22/2008Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2008Committee substitute printed 088576492-S1
02/25/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008Read third time
02/26/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/26/2008Committee substitute agreed to 088576492-S1
02/26/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB853S1
02/26/2008Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2008Placed on Calendar
02/28/2008Senate substitute agreed to by House 088576492-S1 (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB853ER)
03/04/2008Signed by Speaker
03/04/2008Signed by President
03/10/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 506 (effective 7/1/08)
03/17/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0506)