2010 Illinois Code
CHAPTER 720 CRIMINAL OFFENSES
720 ILCS 630/ Guide Dog Access Act.
(720 ILCS 630/0.01)
(from Ch. 38, par. 65)
This Act may be cited as the
Guide Dog Access Act.
(Source: P.A. 86‑1324.)
(720 ILCS 630/1)
(from Ch. 38, par. 65‑1)
When a blind, hearing impaired or physically handicapped person or a person who is subject to epilepsy or other seizure disorders is accompanied by a dog which serves as a guide, leader, seizure‑alert, or seizure‑response dog for such person or when a trainer of a guide, leader, seizure‑alert, or seizure‑response dog is accompanied by a guide, leader, seizure‑alert, or seizure‑response dog or a dog that is being trained to be a guide, leader, seizure‑alert, or seizure‑response dog, neither the person nor the dog shall be denied the right of entry and use of facilities of any public place of accommodation as defined in Section 5‑101 of the "Illinois Human Rights Act", if such dog is wearing a harness and such person presents credentials for inspection issued by a school for training guide, leader, seizure‑alert, or seizure‑response dogs.
Any violation of this Act is a Class C misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 92‑187, eff. 1‑1‑02; 93‑532, eff. 1‑1‑04.)
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