(a) Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter to the contrary, the department shall not promulgate or enforce any rule or regulation that would prohibit a pet dog or cat from accompanying its owner or caretaker at any state owned campground.
(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, nothing in this section shall be deemed to allow pets within any state beach facility that includes a bathing beach licensed by the department of health pursuant to chapter 21 of title 23, unless the bathing beach portion of the facility is sufficiently isolated from other public areas within the facility.
P.L. 2005, ch. 333, § 1.