(a)   When a blind, deaf or mobility impaired person is accompanied by a dog that serves as a guide, leader, listener or support dog for him, and he can show proof by certificate or other means that the dog leading him, listening for him or providing support or assistance for him has been trained for that purpose by a nonprofit special agency engaged in that work, the person is entitled to the full and equal accommodations, advantages, facilities and privileges of all public conveyances, hotels, lodging places, all places of public accommodation, amusement or resort, and other places to which the general public is invited, and may take the dog into the conveyances and places, subject only to the conditions and limitations applicable to all persons not so accompanied, except that the dog shall:
      (1)   Not occupy a seat in any public conveyance; and
      (2)   Be upon a leash while using the facilities of a common carrier.
   (b)   No person shall deprive a blind, deaf or mobility impaired person of any of the advantages, facilities or privileges provided in subsection (a) hereof, nor charge the blind, deaf or mobility impaired person a fee or charge for the dog.
(1979 Code 93.12)
   (c)   Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.