Bill Summary

HB 209 Emotional Support Animals (2020 Session)
Emotional Support Animals: Prohibits discrimination in housing provided to person with disability who has emotional support animal; prohibits housing provider from requiring such person to pay extra compensation; authorizes housing provider to request certain information; specifies person with disability is liable for damage done by emotional support animal; prohibits health care practitioner from providing information for emotional support animal without personal knowledge of person's need for animal; prohibits falsification of written documentation or other misrepresentation. Effective Date: July 1, 2020
09/20/19
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Filed
10/10/19
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Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
10/10/19
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Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee
11/07/19
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On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 11/14/19, 9:00 am, 404 H
11/14/19
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Favorable with CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; 12 Yeas, 0 Nays
11/18/19
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Committee Substitute Text (C1) Filed
11/25/19
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Now in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
01/14/20
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On Committee agenda - Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee, 01/16/20, 9:00 am, 12 H
01/16/20
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Favorable with CS by Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee; 15 Yeas, 0 Nays
01/17/20
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Committee Substitute Text (C2) Filed
01/21/20
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Now in Judiciary Committee
01/28/20
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On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 01/30/20, 8:00 am, 404 H
01/30/20
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Temporarily Postponed by Judiciary Committee
02/10/20
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On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/12/20, 10:00 am, 404 H
02/12/20
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Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee; 18 Yeas, 0 Nays
02/18/20
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Committee Substitute Text (C3) Filed
02/19/20
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Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
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Filed on 09/20/19
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Amendment 473029
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Amendment 467633
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Amendment 951947 DE
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Amendment 252743 AA
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