2013 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 28 - Human Rights
Article 11 - Service Animal
Section 28-11-2 - Definitions. (2013)


NM Stat § 28-11-2 (2013) What's This?

28-11-2. Definitions. (2013) 
As used in the Service Animal Act:
A.   "emotional support animal", "comfort animal" or "therapy animal" means an animal selected to accompany an individual with a disability that does not work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability and does not accompany at all times an individual with a disability;
B.   "qualified service animal" means any qualified service dog or qualified service miniature horse that has been or is being trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability; but "qualified service animal" does not include a pet, an emotional support animal, a comfort animal or a therapy animal; 
C.   "qualified service dog" means a dog that has been trained or is being trained to work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; and
D.   "qualified service miniature horse" means a miniature horse that has been trained or is being trained to work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.
  History: Laws 1989, ch. 242, § 1; 1999, ch. 262, § 1; 1999, ch. 288, § 1; 2005, ch. 224, § 2; 2013, ch. 57, § 2.

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