Identification And Patch For Service Animal (Excerpt) Act 146 Of 2015

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IDENTIFICATION AND PATCH FOR SERVICE ANIMAL (EXCERPT)
Act 146 of 2015



***** 37.301.new THIS NEW SECTION IS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 18, 2016 *****

37.301.new Definitions.Sec. 1.

As used in this act:

(a) "Department" means the department of civil rights.

(b) "Person with a disability" means a person who has a disability as defined in section 12102 of the Americans with disabilities act of 1990, 42 USC 12102, and 28 CFR 36.104.

(c) As used in subdivision (b), "person with a disability" includes a veteran who has been diagnosed with 1 or more of the following:

(i) Post-traumatic stress disorder.

(ii) Traumatic brain injury.

(iii) Other service-related disabilities.

(d) "Service animal" means all of the following:

(i) That term as defined in 28 CFR 36.104.

(ii) A miniature horse that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks as described in 28 CFR 36.104 for the benefit of a person with a disability.

(e) "Veteran" means any of the following:

(i) A person who performed military service in the armed forces for a period of more than 90 days and separated from the armed forces in a manner other than a dishonorable discharge.

(ii) A person discharged or released from military service because of a service-related disability.

(iii) A member of a reserve branch of the armed forces at the time he or she was ordered to military service during a period of war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge is authorized, and was released from military service in a manner other than a dishonorable discharge.




History: 2015, Act 146, Eff. Jan. 18, 2016

© 2015 Legislative Council, State of Michigan