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New York
 
 
Applies to Guide, Hearing, and Service Dogs
 
Accessibility “No person shall be denied admittance to and/or the equal use of and enjoyment of any public facility solely because said person is a person with a disability and is accompanied by a guide dog, hearing dog or service dog.”
 
Interference “Any person or legal entity, public or private, violating any provision of this article shall be guilty of a violation.”
 
Housing hearing impaired persons “. . . shall [not] be denied occupancy in a dwelling in any project or be subjected to eviction from any such dwelling on the sole ground that such person owns a hearing dog.”
 
Licenses/Fees no fee for any license issued for any guide dog, hearing dog, service dog
 
Identification dog must be harnessed
 
Misrepresentation not mentioned
 
Trainers “Persons qualified to train dogs to aid and guide persons with a disability, while engaged in such training activities, shall have the same rights and privileges set forth for persons with a disability in this article.”
 
White Cane cautionary statute; no proclamation
 
Injury to Dog may recover damages
 
Penalties violation
 
Summary New York law requires that a specially trained Assistance Dog be allowed to accompany a blind, deaf, or disabled person or trainer to all public accommodations and common carriers. Extra charges cannot be made due to the presence of the dog, but if the dog causes damage to the premises, the dog user is liable.
 
Accessibility Civil Rights, Chapter 6, Article 4-B, Section 47(1986), 47-a(1986), 47-b(1986);
 
Transportation, Chapter 61-A, Article 6, Section 147(1986)
 
Interference Civil Rights, Chapter 6, Article 4-B, Section 47-c(1986)
 
Housing Civil Rights, Chapter 6, Article 4-B, Section 47(1986); Public Housing,
 
Chapter 44-A, Article 11, Section 223-b(1980)
 
Licenses/Fees Agriculture & Markets, Chapter 69, Article 7, Section 110(3)(2002)
 
Identification Civil Rights, Chapter 6, Article 4-B, Section 47-b(4)(1986)
 
Trainers Civil Rights Law, Chapter 6, Article 4-B, Section 47-b(3)(1986)
 
White Cane Vehicle & Traffic, Chapter 71, Title 7, Article 27, Section 1153(1986);<http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?cl=128&a=51>
 
Injury to Dog General Obligations, Chapter 24-A, Article 11, Title I, Section 11-107(2000)
 
Penalties Civil Rights, Chapter 6, Article 4-B, Section 47-c(1986)
 
New York Consolidated Laws, Civil Rights Law, Chapter 6, Article 4-B, Section 47(1).
 
New York Consolidated Laws, Civil Rights Law, Chapter 6, Article 4-B, Section 47-c.
 
New York Consolidated Laws, Public Housing Law, Chapter 44-A, Article XI, Section 223-b.
 
New York Consolidated Laws, Civil Rights Law, Chapter 6, Article 4-B, Section 47-b(3).
Source Guild to Assistance Dog Laws by Assistance Dogs International's
 

 

 
 

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