Maine Revised Statutes

§6030-G. Injuries or property damage involving an assistance animal

1. No liability.   The owner, lessor, sublessor, managing agent or other person having the right to sell, rent, lease or manage a dwelling unit or any of their agents is not liable in a civil action for personal injury, death, property damage or other damages resulting from or arising out of an occurrence involving an assistance animal at the dwelling unit.
[ 2017, c. 61, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Exceptions.   Subsection 1 does not limit the liability of the owner, lessor, sublessor, managing agent or other person having the right to sell, rent, lease or manage a dwelling unit or any of their agents:
A. In cases of gross negligence, recklessness or intentional misconduct on the part of the owner, lessor, sublessor, managing agent or other person having the right to sell, rent, lease or manage a dwelling unit or any of their agents; or [2017, c. 61, §1 (NEW).]
B. When the assistance animal is owned by or in the care of the owner, lessor, sublessor, managing agent or other person having the right to sell, rent, lease or manage a dwelling unit or any of their agents. [2017, c. 61, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2017, c. 61, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2017, c. 61, §1 (NEW).