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Louisiana
 
 
Applies to Guide, Hearing, and Service Dogs
 
Accessibility “. . . full and equal accommodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges of all public accommodation, amusement or resort, and other places to which the general public is invited, and shall be entitled to take such dog into such conveyances and places, subject only to the accommodations and limitations applicable to all persons not so accompanied, provided that the dog shall not occupy a seat in any public conveyance.”
 
Interference misdemeanor
 
Housing “. . . full and equal access, . . . to all housing accommodations offered for rent, lease, or compensation in this state, subject to the conditions and limitations established by law and applicable alike to all persons.”
 
Licenses/Fees exempt
 
Identification no requirements
 
Trainers “During the training of an assistance dog, any trainer or puppy raiser of such dog shall have the same rights and privileges as a physically disabled person to be accompanied by an assistance dog in any place or facility.”
 
White Cane precautionary statute; no proclamation
 
Injury to Dog “. . . liable for any injuries to the assistance dog and, if necessary, the replacement and compensation for the loss of the assistance dog.”
 
Penalties “. . . fined not less than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.”
 
Summary Louisiana law requires that a specially trained Assistance Dog be allowed to acompany a blind, deaf, or disabled person or trainer to all public accommodations and common carriers. Extra charges cannot be made due to the presence of the dog, but if the dog causes damage to the premises, the dog user is liable.
 
Accessibility 46-1953(1993); 46-1954(1993); 21-51(1993); 21-52(1993)
 
Interference 46-1956(1993)
 
Housing 46-1952(1993); 46-1954(1993)
 
Licenses/Fees 46-1958(1993)
 
Trainers 46-1955(1993)
 
White Cane 46-1957(1993)
 
Injury to Dog 46-1956(1993)
 
Penalties 46-1956(1993)
 
Louisiana Revised Statutes, Title 21, Chapter 2, Section 52A.
 
Louisiana Revised Statutes, Title 46, Chapter 23, Section 1954A.
 
Louisiana Revised Statutes, Title 46, Chapter 23, Section 1955.
 
Louisiana Revised Statutes, Title 46, Chapter 23, Section 1956B.
 
Louisiana Revised Statutes, Title 46, Chapter 23, Section 1956B.
Source Guild to Assistance Dog Laws by Assistance Dogs International's
 

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