2021 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 28 - Human Rights
Article 11 - Service Animal
Section 28-11-6 - Prohibition of false presentation of animal as a qualified service animal.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 28-11-6 (2021)

A. A person shall not knowingly present as a qualified service animal any animal that does not meet a definition of "qualified service animal" pursuant to Section 28-11-2 NMSA 1978. A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished pursuant to Section 31-19-1 NMSA 1978.

B. Nothing in this section shall be construed to preclude any other remedies otherwise available pursuant to common law or the NMSA 1978.

History: Laws 2013, ch. 57, § 6.


Effective dates. — Laws 2013, ch. 57 contained no effective date provision, but, pursuant to N.M. Const., art. IV, § 23, was effective June 14, 2013, 90 days after the adjournment of the legislature.

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