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Florida Enacts Law To Combat Emotional Support Animal Fraud in Housing

By Seyfarth Shaw LLP on August 19, 2020
Posted in ADA Title III, Service Animals

By John W. Egan

Seyfarth Synopsis: A new law in Florida takes aim at fraudulent requests for emotional support animals in housing by requiring that residents do more than provide online animal “registrations” or certificates, mandates that health care providers have personal knowledge of their patients’ disabilities and related needs before supporting these requests under threat of professional discipline, and even provides for criminal penalties.

Florida recently [...]

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