Full Statute Name:  Maine Revised Statutes Annotated. Title 17. Crimes. Chapter 131. Miscellaneous Crimes. § 3966. Animals in food stores.

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Primary Citation:  17 M.R.S.A. § 3966 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  February, 2018 Alternate Citation:  Me. Rev. Stat. tit. 17, § 3966 Date Adopted:  1973
Summary:

In Maine, it is unlawful for any persons to bring an animal into a store where food is sold for human consumption or into a restaurant where food is prepared and served. This statute does not apply to a person who requires a service animal.

Statute Text: 

It is unlawful for any person to bring an animal into a store where food is sold for human consumption or into a restaurant where food is prepared and served on the premises. This section does not apply to a person requiring the services of a service animal.

For the purposes of this section, “service animal” has the same meaning as set forth in Title 5, section 4553, subsection 9-E.

Credits
1973, c. 316; 1973, c. 625, §§ 93, 94; 2005, c. 318, § 1; 2007, c. 664, § 23; 2011, c. 369, § 9; 2013, c. 264, § 1, eff. Oct. 9, 2013.

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