Dining Out With Your Dog Almost the Law
Things literally went to the dogs at the close of the Senate's debate Thursday night.
The Senate approved a measure that would create a three-year pilot program to allow municipalities to seek an exemption from a state rule so that outdoor café patrons can bring their dogs with them.
The proposal by Sen. Dave Aronberg of Greenacres could be voted on as early as Friday. A similar proposal is slated for House debate.
A division within the Department of Business and Professional Regulation now prohibits dogs from joining their owners at public eateries.