Florida's service animal statutes are both civil rights and criminal law. They
affirm the federal civil rights law, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) .
Florida law provides greater protection than the ADA. Revisions made in 2015 make it a crime to misrepresent a service dog or interfere with a service dog. At the same time, it expanded rights to handlers of service dogs in training.
Revisions made in 2015 make it a crime to interfere, or injure a service dog. It also provides for full restitution for all damages.
Department of Health Regulation 64E-9.004 Operational Requirements. (Swimming Pools) (4) Food, beverages, glass containers, and animals are prohibited in the pool. Individuals with a disability and service animal trainers may be accompanied by a service animal, as defined in Chapter 413.08, F.S., but the service animal is not allowed to enter the pool water or onto the drained area of an interactive water feature (IWF) in order to prevent a direct threat to the health of pool patrons.
Department of Health Regulation: 64E-9.013 Operational Requirements. (Bathing Places) 8. Glass items and domestic animals are prohibited in the bathing area and on the adjacent beach area.
Florida Administrative Code Chapter 64-11.003 Food Hygeine Standards 6 (c)
There are several federal laws that protect a person with a disabilty's civil rights.
Service Animal Relief Attestation Form - US Department of Transportation
Service Animal Air Transportation Form - US Department of Transportation
Service Animal FAQS - US Department of Transportation