2020 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 28 - Human Rights
Article 11 - Service Animal
Section 28-11-4 - Penalty.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 28-11-4 (2020)

A. A person who violates a provision of the Service Animal Act is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced in accordance with the provisions of Section 31-19-1 NMSA 1978.

B. Nothing in this section shall be construed to preclude any other remedy otherwise available pursuant to common law or other law of this state.

History: Laws 1989, ch. 242, § 3; 2005, ch. 224, § 4; 2013, ch. 57, § 4.


The 2013 amendment, effective June 14, 2013, provided that the section does not preclude other available remedies; in Subsection A, after "violates a provision of the", deleted "Assistance" and added "Service"; and added Subsection B.

The 2005 amendment, effective June 17, 2005, changed the statutory reference to the Assistance Animal Act.

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