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Federal Law on Service Dogs | ADA

Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities.

Air Carrier Access Act

 This notice publishes a revision to the Department of Transportation’s Guidance concerning Service Animals in Air Transportation, originally published in the Federal
Register on November 1, 1996. 

Layla's Law | HOUSE BILL 1676

AN ACT Relating to crimes against a dog guide or service animal; amending RCW 9.91.170; and prescribing penalties. 

RCW 9A.60.040 Criminal impersonation in the first degree

Impersonating a disabled person in order to gain service dog access (fake service dogs) is a punishable crime

WA State Guide to Service Animals

The WLAD includes provisions prohibiting discrimination against persons with disabilities who use a service animal to assist them with the disability. RCW 49.60.040 defines a dog guide as a “dog that is trained for the purpose of guiding blind persons or a dog that is trained for the purpose of assisting hearing impaired persons.” RCW 49.60.040

King County | Service Dog Rights

Living in or traveling to or through King County, WA?  The need to know laws.  King County is very lenient as to what a Service "animal" is and what tasks they perform
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