Bill Text - HB389 (2019)

(New Title) requiring the secretary of state to prepare materials for businesses relative to service dogs.


Revision: Jan. 7, 2019, 3:25 p.m.

HB 389-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0372

08/04

 

HOUSE BILL 389-FN

 

AN ACT requiring the department of business and economic affairs to prepare materials for businesses relative to service dogs.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cahill, Rock. 17

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the department of business and economic affairs to prepare materials for businesses relative to service dogs.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0372

08/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT requiring the department of business and economic affairs to prepare materials for businesses relative to service dogs.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Materials for Businesses Relative to Service Dogs.  Amend RSA 12-O:20, VIII to read as follows:

VIII.  Prepare and make available to businesses upon request:

(a)  A decal suitable for posting in a front window or door stating that service dogs are welcome and that misrepresentation of a dog as a service dog is violation of RSA 167-D:8.

(b)  A brochure detailing permissible questions a business owner may ask in order to determine whether a dog is a service dog, proper answers to those questions, and guidelines defining behavior by the business owner that may violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Such brochure shall also contain language stating that persons who have asthma or are allergic to animals may also be protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act.  

IX.  Perform any other duties and functions as assigned by the commissioner.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

LBAO

19-0372

12/27/18

 

HB 389-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT requiring the department of business and economic affairs to prepare materials for businesses relative to service dogs.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

The Legislative Budget Assistant has determined that this legislation, as introduced, has a total fiscal impact of less than $10,000 in each of the fiscal years 2020 through 2023.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Business and Economic Affairs

 

HB 389-FN - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0372

08/04

 

HOUSE BILL 389-FN

 

AN ACT requiring the department of business and economic affairs to prepare materials for businesses relative to service dogs.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cahill, Rock. 17

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the department of business and economic affairs to prepare materials for businesses relative to service dogs.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0372

08/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT requiring the department of business and economic affairs to prepare materials for businesses relative to service dogs.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Materials for Businesses Relative to Service Dogs.  Amend RSA 12-O:20, VIII to read as follows:

VIII.  Prepare and make available to businesses upon request:

(a)  A decal suitable for posting in a front window or door stating that service dogs are welcome and that misrepresentation of a dog as a service dog is violation of RSA 167-D:8.

(b)  A brochure detailing permissible questions a business owner may ask in order to determine whether a dog is a service dog, proper answers to those questions, and guidelines defining behavior by the business owner that may violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Such brochure shall also contain language stating that persons who have asthma or are allergic to animals may also be protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act.  

IX.  Perform any other duties and functions as assigned by the commissioner.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

LBAO

19-0372

12/27/18

 

HB 389-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS INTRODUCED

 

AN ACT requiring the department of business and economic affairs to prepare materials for businesses relative to service dogs.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

The Legislative Budget Assistant has determined that this legislation, as introduced, has a total fiscal impact of less than $10,000 in each of the fiscal years 2020 through 2023.

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Business and Economic Affairs