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Indiana Code Title 16. Health § 16-32-3-2

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Sec. 2 . (a) As used in this section, “public accommodation” means an establishment that caters or offers services, facilities, or goods to the general public.

(b) A person who:

(1) is totally or partially blind;

(2) is deaf or hard of hearing;  or

(3) has a physical or mental disability;

is entitled to be accompanied by a service animal, especially trained for the purpose, in any public accommodation without being required to pay an extra charge for the service animal.  However, the person is liable for any damage done to the accommodation by the service animal.

(c) A person who:

(1) refuses access to a public accommodation;  or

(2) charges a fee for access to a public accommodation;

to a person who is totally or partially blind, who is deaf or hard of hearing, or who has a physical or mental disability, because that person is accompanied by a service animal commits a Class C infraction.

(d) A service animal trainer, while engaged in the training process of a service animal, is entitled to access to any public accommodation granted by this section.

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