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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 335 AN ACT ALLOWING ACCESS FOR PEOPLE RAISING OR TRAINING DOGS FOR THE PURPOSE OF BECOMING SERVICE DOGS TO ASSIST PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


Chapter 129 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 39D the following section:-

Section 39E. A person accompanied by and engaged in the raising or training of a service dog, including a hearing, guide or assistance dog, shall have the same rights, privileges and responsibilities as those afforded to an individual with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. section 12101, et al.

Approved September 28, 2002.