A deaf or hard-of-hearing person has the right to be accompanied by a hearing dog, under control and especially trained at a recognized training facility to assist the deaf or hard-of-hearing by responding to sound, in any place listed in sections 216C.3 and 216C.4 without being required to make additional payment for the hearing dog. A landlord shall waive lease restrictions on the keeping of dogs for a deaf or hard-of-hearing person with a hearing dog. The deaf or hard- of-hearing person is liable for damage done to any premise or facility by a hearing dog.
A person who denies or interferes with the right of a deaf or hard-of-hearing person under this section is, upon conviction, guilty of a simple misdemeanor.
86 Acts, ch 1245, § 1263
C87, § 601D.10
C93, § 216C.10
93 Acts, ch 75, § 5
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