Bill Summary for H 1130 (2021)

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May 27 2022

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House Bill 1130 (Public) Filed Thursday, May 26, 2022
AN ACT TO CLARIFY LANGUAGE REGARDING THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT FOR SERVICE ANIMALS UNDER THE LAWS PERTAINING TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO CONFORM WITH FEDERAL LAW AND TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR A CAMPAIGN TO NOTIFY THE PUBLIC OF THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
Intro. by Cooper-Suggs, Hawkins, Dahle, Butler.

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Amends GS 168-4.2, repealing the provision which conditions a person with a disability's right to be accompanied by a trained service animal in places identified in GS 168-3 on the person showing a tag issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that is stamped with registration number, or showing that the animal is being trained or has been trained as a service animal. 

Appropriates $250,000 from the General Fund to DHHS for 2022-23 to develop and implement an information campaign on the right of persons with disabilities as enacted. 

Effective July 1, 2022.