2014 New York Laws
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES
Title N - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER, PUBLIC SENSIBILITIES AND THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY
Article 242 - (242.00 - 242.15) OFFENSES AGAINST SERVICE ANIMALS AND HANDLERS
242.00 - Definitions.

NY Penal L § 242.00 (2014) What's This?
242.00 Definitions.

For purposes of this article:

1. "Service animal" shall mean any animal that has been partnered with a person who has a disability and has been trained or is being trained, by a qualified person, to aid or guide a person with a disability.

2. "Disability" shall have the same meaning as provided in section two hundred ninety-two of the executive law.

3. "Handler" shall mean a disabled person using a service animal.

4. "Formal training program" or "certified trainer" shall mean an institution, group or individual who has documentation and community recognition as a provider of service animals.


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