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|State Has Laws Regarding:
Statute Regarding Accessibility: Chapter 39, sections 39-1102 (1987), 39-1103 (1992),
39-1108 (1992), 39-1109 (1992)
Locations Allowed: Streets, highways, sidewalks, walkways, public buildings, public
facilities, and other public places; and said persons are entitled to full and equal
accommodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges of: (a) All common carriers, airplanes,
motor vehicles, railroad trains, motor buses, street cars, boats or any other public
conveyances or modes of transportation; (b) hotels, lodging places and places of public
accommodation, amusement, or resort, including food service establishments and
establishments for sale of food; and (c) other places to which the general public is invited,
subject only to the conditions and limitations established by law and applicable alike to all
Statute Regarding Interference: 39-1103 (1992)
Interference Includes: Any person, firm, corporation, or the agent of any person, firm, or
corporation, who denies or interferes with admittance to or enjoyment of the public facilities
enumerated in K.S.A 39-1101 and 39-1102, or otherwise interferes with the rights of a
totally or partially blind or otherwise disabled person under the K.S.A. 39-1101 and
30-1102 and K.S.A. 1989 Supp. 39-1108, and amendments to such sections.
Statute Regarding Houding: 39-1102 (1987) and 39-1107 (1982)
Housing Includes: For Guide and Hearing all housing accommodations.
Licenses or Fee Requirements: No extra charges can be levied.
Trainers Allowed With Dogs: 39-1109 (1992) All public access.
White Cane Law Statute: 8-1542 (1974)
White Cane Law Proclamation: 39-1104 (1969) White Cane Safety Day October 15th
Penalties For Interference: Shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
Summary of Law: Kansas law guarantees a blind or physically disabled person the legal right
to be accompanied by a specially trained dog in all public accommodations and on all
common carriers. A deaf person in all lodging and housing. No extra charge can be levied
because of the dog's presence, but the dog user is liable for any damage the dog might cause
to the premises. Access is not complete for Hearing Dogs, see ADA. Housing not specified
for Service Dogs.