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      RS 21:51     



§51. Pet animals; prohibitions relative to hotels and motels; penalty; exemptions

            A. No person shall take, and no owner, manager, or person in charge of any hotel or motel shall permit any person to take any dog, cat, or pet animal into any hotel room or into the sleeping quarters or bedrooms of any hotel or motel where there is posted in a conspicuous place a sign to the effect that dogs, cats, and pet animals are prohibited therein.

            B. Whoever violates this Section shall be fined not more than twenty-five dollars or be imprisoned for not more than thirty days, or both.

            C. This Section shall not apply to guide dogs or service dogs used by blind persons, visually impaired persons, persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, and other persons with physical disabilities who have been taught to use such dogs at a qualified dog guide or service school.

            Amended by Acts 1962, No. 33, §1; Acts 1993, No. 763, §1; Acts 2014, No. 811, §10, eff. June 23, 2014; Acts 2017, No. 146, §4.

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