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.
Florida Administrative Code Chapter 64-11.003 Food Hygeine Standards 6 (c)
Florida Statute 413.08 Use of a service animal
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