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Dogs visited Knesset in honor of Blind Day

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June 21, 2016 17:26

Dogs training to be guides for the blind visited the Knesset Tuesday, in honor of “Blind Day.”

The Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee approved for a final vote legislation by MKs Miki Rosenthal (Zionist Union) and Ilan Gilon (Meretz) that would fine any public place that refuses to let in a blind person with a guide dog NIS 150,000.

The fine for not letting a guide-dog-in-training into a public place will be NIS 14,000 and for not employing a blind person because he or she uses a guide dog, NIS 20,000.

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