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CHAPTER 13 - FACILITIES IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS FOR PHYSICALLYHANDICAPPED

 

ARTICLE 1 - IN GENERAL

 

35-13-101. Renumbered as 16-6-501 by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 3.

 

 

35-13-102. Renumbered as 16-6-502 by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 3.

 

 

35-13-103. Renumbered as 16-6-503 by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 3.

 

 

35-13-104. Renumbered as 16-6-504 by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 3.

 

 

35-13-105. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 4.

 

 

ARTICLE 2 - PROTECTION AND RIGHTS OF BLIND AND DISABLEDPERSONS

 

35-13-201. Generally; use of service dogs.

 

(a) Any blind, visually impaired, deaf, hearing impaired personor other person with a disability, subject to the conditions and limitationsestablished by law and applicable alike to all persons:

 

(i) Has the same right as an able-bodied person to the full andfree use of the streets, highways, sidewalks, walkways, public buildings,public facilities and other public places;

 

(ii) Shall be afforded full and equal accommodations, advantages,facilities and privileges of all hotels, motels, lodging places, restaurants,public elevators, places of public accommodation, amusement or resort and otherplaces to which the general public is invited; and

 

(iii) Shall not be discriminated against in the leasing or rentalof apartments and other private residential property because of his disability.

 

(b) Any blind, visually impaired, deaf, hearing impaired personor other person with a disability may be accompanied by a service dog in any ofthe places listed in subsection (a) of this section without paying an extracharge for the service dog, shall not be discriminated against in the leasingor rental of residential property because the person has a service dog and isliable for any damage done to the premises or facilities by the dog.

 

35-13-202. Drivers to take precautions; liability.

 

Thedriver of a vehicle approaching a blind, partially blind, deaf or hearingimpaired pedestrian carrying a cane predominantly white or chrome metallic incolor or using a guide dog shall take all necessary precautions to avoid injuryto the pedestrian. Any driver failing to take these precautions is liable indamages for any injury caused the pedestrian.

 

35-13-203. Interfering with rights; penalty.

 

Any person denying or interfering withadmittance to or enjoyment of the public facilities enumerated in W.S.35-13-201 or otherwise interfering with the rights of the blind, partiallyblind, deaf, hearing impaired person or other person with a disability isguilty of a misdemeanor and may be fined not more than seven hundred fiftydollars ($750.00).

 

35-13-204. Additional provisions on use of service dogs; penalty.

 

(a) Any blind, partially blind, deaf, hearing impaired personor other person with a disability who is a passenger on any common carrier,airplane, motor vehicle, railroad train, motor bus, boat or any other publicconveyance operating within the state may have with him a service dog.

 

(b) Any person violating this section is subject to a fine notto exceed seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00).

 

35-13-205. Definitions.

 

(a) As used in this article:

 

(i) "Service dog" means a dog which has been or isbeing specially trained to the requirements of a person with a disability;

 

(ii) "Person with a disability" means an individualwho has a mental or physical impairment which substantially limits one (1) ormore major life activities;

 

(iii) "Major life activities" means functionsassociated with the normal activities of independent daily living such ascaring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing orspeaking.

 

35-13-206. Injuring or killing a service dog prohibited; penalties.

 

(a) Any person who knowingly, willfully and without lawfulcause or justification inflicts, or permits or directs any animal under hiscontrol or ownership to inflict, serious bodily harm, permanent disability ordeath upon any service dog as defined in W.S. 35-13-205(a)(i) is guilty of amisdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than six (6) months, a fineof not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), or both.

 

(b) A court shall order a defendant convicted of an offenseunder subsection (a) of this section to make restitution to the owner of theservice dog for:

 

(i) Related veterinary or medical bills;

 

(ii) The cost of replacing the service dog or retraining aninjured service dog by an organization generally recognized by agenciesinvolved in the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities as reputable andcompetent to provide special equipment for or special training to an animal tohelp a person with a disability; and

 

(iii) Any other expense reasonably incurred as a result of theoffense.

 

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title35 > Chapter13

CHAPTER 13 - FACILITIES IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS FOR PHYSICALLYHANDICAPPED

 

ARTICLE 1 - IN GENERAL

 

35-13-101. Renumbered as 16-6-501 by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 3.

 

 

35-13-102. Renumbered as 16-6-502 by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 3.

 

 

35-13-103. Renumbered as 16-6-503 by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 3.

 

 

35-13-104. Renumbered as 16-6-504 by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 3.

 

 

35-13-105. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 4.

 

 

ARTICLE 2 - PROTECTION AND RIGHTS OF BLIND AND DISABLEDPERSONS

 

35-13-201. Generally; use of service dogs.

 

(a) Any blind, visually impaired, deaf, hearing impaired personor other person with a disability, subject to the conditions and limitationsestablished by law and applicable alike to all persons:

 

(i) Has the same right as an able-bodied person to the full andfree use of the streets, highways, sidewalks, walkways, public buildings,public facilities and other public places;

 

(ii) Shall be afforded full and equal accommodations, advantages,facilities and privileges of all hotels, motels, lodging places, restaurants,public elevators, places of public accommodation, amusement or resort and otherplaces to which the general public is invited; and

 

(iii) Shall not be discriminated against in the leasing or rentalof apartments and other private residential property because of his disability.

 

(b) Any blind, visually impaired, deaf, hearing impaired personor other person with a disability may be accompanied by a service dog in any ofthe places listed in subsection (a) of this section without paying an extracharge for the service dog, shall not be discriminated against in the leasingor rental of residential property because the person has a service dog and isliable for any damage done to the premises or facilities by the dog.

 

35-13-202. Drivers to take precautions; liability.

 

Thedriver of a vehicle approaching a blind, partially blind, deaf or hearingimpaired pedestrian carrying a cane predominantly white or chrome metallic incolor or using a guide dog shall take all necessary precautions to avoid injuryto the pedestrian. Any driver failing to take these precautions is liable indamages for any injury caused the pedestrian.

 

35-13-203. Interfering with rights; penalty.

 

Any person denying or interfering withadmittance to or enjoyment of the public facilities enumerated in W.S.35-13-201 or otherwise interfering with the rights of the blind, partiallyblind, deaf, hearing impaired person or other person with a disability isguilty of a misdemeanor and may be fined not more than seven hundred fiftydollars ($750.00).

 

35-13-204. Additional provisions on use of service dogs; penalty.

 

(a) Any blind, partially blind, deaf, hearing impaired personor other person with a disability who is a passenger on any common carrier,airplane, motor vehicle, railroad train, motor bus, boat or any other publicconveyance operating within the state may have with him a service dog.

 

(b) Any person violating this section is subject to a fine notto exceed seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00).

 

35-13-205. Definitions.

 

(a) As used in this article:

 

(i) "Service dog" means a dog which has been or isbeing specially trained to the requirements of a person with a disability;

 

(ii) "Person with a disability" means an individualwho has a mental or physical impairment which substantially limits one (1) ormore major life activities;

 

(iii) "Major life activities" means functionsassociated with the normal activities of independent daily living such ascaring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing orspeaking.

 

35-13-206. Injuring or killing a service dog prohibited; penalties.

 

(a) Any person who knowingly, willfully and without lawfulcause or justification inflicts, or permits or directs any animal under hiscontrol or ownership to inflict, serious bodily harm, permanent disability ordeath upon any service dog as defined in W.S. 35-13-205(a)(i) is guilty of amisdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than six (6) months, a fineof not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), or both.

 

(b) A court shall order a defendant convicted of an offenseunder subsection (a) of this section to make restitution to the owner of theservice dog for:

 

(i) Related veterinary or medical bills;

 

(ii) The cost of replacing the service dog or retraining aninjured service dog by an organization generally recognized by agenciesinvolved in the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities as reputable andcompetent to provide special equipment for or special training to an animal tohelp a person with a disability; and

 

(iii) Any other expense reasonably incurred as a result of theoffense.

 


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State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title35 > Chapter13

CHAPTER 13 - FACILITIES IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS FOR PHYSICALLYHANDICAPPED

 

ARTICLE 1 - IN GENERAL

 

35-13-101. Renumbered as 16-6-501 by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 3.

 

 

35-13-102. Renumbered as 16-6-502 by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 3.

 

 

35-13-103. Renumbered as 16-6-503 by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 3.

 

 

35-13-104. Renumbered as 16-6-504 by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 3.

 

 

35-13-105. Repealed by Laws 1982, ch. 62, 4.

 

 

ARTICLE 2 - PROTECTION AND RIGHTS OF BLIND AND DISABLEDPERSONS

 

35-13-201. Generally; use of service dogs.

 

(a) Any blind, visually impaired, deaf, hearing impaired personor other person with a disability, subject to the conditions and limitationsestablished by law and applicable alike to all persons:

 

(i) Has the same right as an able-bodied person to the full andfree use of the streets, highways, sidewalks, walkways, public buildings,public facilities and other public places;

 

(ii) Shall be afforded full and equal accommodations, advantages,facilities and privileges of all hotels, motels, lodging places, restaurants,public elevators, places of public accommodation, amusement or resort and otherplaces to which the general public is invited; and

 

(iii) Shall not be discriminated against in the leasing or rentalof apartments and other private residential property because of his disability.

 

(b) Any blind, visually impaired, deaf, hearing impaired personor other person with a disability may be accompanied by a service dog in any ofthe places listed in subsection (a) of this section without paying an extracharge for the service dog, shall not be discriminated against in the leasingor rental of residential property because the person has a service dog and isliable for any damage done to the premises or facilities by the dog.

 

35-13-202. Drivers to take precautions; liability.

 

Thedriver of a vehicle approaching a blind, partially blind, deaf or hearingimpaired pedestrian carrying a cane predominantly white or chrome metallic incolor or using a guide dog shall take all necessary precautions to avoid injuryto the pedestrian. Any driver failing to take these precautions is liable indamages for any injury caused the pedestrian.

 

35-13-203. Interfering with rights; penalty.

 

Any person denying or interfering withadmittance to or enjoyment of the public facilities enumerated in W.S.35-13-201 or otherwise interfering with the rights of the blind, partiallyblind, deaf, hearing impaired person or other person with a disability isguilty of a misdemeanor and may be fined not more than seven hundred fiftydollars ($750.00).

 

35-13-204. Additional provisions on use of service dogs; penalty.

 

(a) Any blind, partially blind, deaf, hearing impaired personor other person with a disability who is a passenger on any common carrier,airplane, motor vehicle, railroad train, motor bus, boat or any other publicconveyance operating within the state may have with him a service dog.

 

(b) Any person violating this section is subject to a fine notto exceed seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00).

 

35-13-205. Definitions.

 

(a) As used in this article:

 

(i) "Service dog" means a dog which has been or isbeing specially trained to the requirements of a person with a disability;

 

(ii) "Person with a disability" means an individualwho has a mental or physical impairment which substantially limits one (1) ormore major life activities;

 

(iii) "Major life activities" means functionsassociated with the normal activities of independent daily living such ascaring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing orspeaking.

 

35-13-206. Injuring or killing a service dog prohibited; penalties.

 

(a) Any person who knowingly, willfully and without lawfulcause or justification inflicts, or permits or directs any animal under hiscontrol or ownership to inflict, serious bodily harm, permanent disability ordeath upon any service dog as defined in W.S. 35-13-205(a)(i) is guilty of amisdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than six (6) months, a fineof not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), or both.

 

(b) A court shall order a defendant convicted of an offenseunder subsection (a) of this section to make restitution to the owner of theservice dog for:

 

(i) Related veterinary or medical bills;

 

(ii) The cost of replacing the service dog or retraining aninjured service dog by an organization generally recognized by agenciesinvolved in the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities as reputable andcompetent to provide special equipment for or special training to an animal tohelp a person with a disability; and

 

(iii) Any other expense reasonably incurred as a result of theoffense.

 

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