2015 Mississippi Code
Title 43 - PUBLIC WELFARE
Chapter 6 - RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Article 5 - MISSISSIPPI SUPPORT ANIMAL ACT
§ 43-6-153 - Definitions

MS Code § 43-6-153 (2015) What's This?

The following words and phrases shall have the meanings ascribed herein unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(a) "Mobility impaired person" means any person, regardless of age, who is subject to a physiological defect or deficiency regardless of its cause, nature, or extent that renders the person unable to move about without the aid of crutches, a wheelchair or any other form of support, or that limits the person's functional ability to ambulate, climb, descend, sit, rise, or to perform any related function.

(b) "Blind" means either of the following:

(i) Vision 20/200 or less in the better eye with proper correction.

(ii) Field defect in the better eye with proper correction which contracts the peripheral field so that the diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than twenty (20) degrees.

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