“Assistance dog” means a dog that has been trained as a guide dog for a blind or visually impaired person, a hearing dog for a hearing impaired person, or a service dog for a physically disabled person.
A disabled person accompanied by an assistance dog shall not be denied the use of any common carrier or public transportation facility or admittance to any hotel, motel, cafe, elevator, housing for sale or rent, or any other public place within the state of Idaho.
Any person, firm, association or corporation or agent of any person, firm, association or corporation intentionally violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
Every disabled person or person who is specially training or socializing a dog for the purpose of being an assistance dog shall have the right to be accompanied by an assistance dog, in any of the places listed in § 56-703.
Any person or persons, firm or corporation, or the agent of any person or persons, firm or corporation who denies or interferes with admittance to or enjoyment of the public facilities enumerated in this chapter or otherwise interferes with the rights of a totally or partially blind, hearing impaired, or otherwise disabled person under this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
Avoid accident/intentional inference with assistance dogs:
6 month imprisonment/$50 – 1,000 misdemeanor to approach on foot or in vehicle an individual appearing to be a disabled person or lawfully using an assistance device or assistance dog and:
Battery to disabled persons and assistance dogs:
Person whether a pedestrian, operating a vehicle, etc. who approaches an individual appearing to be a disabled person or lawfully using an assistance device or assistance dog, and who intentionally fails to stop, change course, speak or take such other action as is necessary to avoid any accident or injury to the disabled person, the assistance device or dog, is guilty of a 6 month/$50 – 1,000 misdemeanor.
Any person, not being a disabled person or being trained to assist disabled persons, who uses an assistance device or assistance dog in an attempt to gain treatment or benefits as a disabled person, is guilty of a misdemeanor.