2022 Code of Alabama
Title 24 - Housing.
Chapter 8A - Alabama Assistance and Service Animal Integ
Section 24-8A-4 - Misrepresentation of Entitlement to Assistance Animal or Service Animal.
Misrepresentation of entitlement to assistance animal or service animal.
(a) A person commits the offense of misrepresentation of entitlement to an assistance animal or service animal if the person intentionally does either of the following:
(1) Misrepresents to another person that a person has a disability or disability-related need for the use of an assistance animal or service animal in housing.
(2) Makes materially false statements for the purpose of obtaining documentation for the use of an assistance animal or service animal in housing.
(b)(1) Upon a first offense, a violation of subsection (a) shall be subject to a civil penalty of five hundred dollars ($500) or treated as a Class C misdemeanor.
(2) Upon a second or subsequent offense, a violation of subsection (a) shall be a Class B misdemeanor.
(Act 2018-235, §4.)