senate Bill S5406

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the misrepresentation of guide dogs

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
May 14, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

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S5406 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7764
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง47-b, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7519, A9740

S5406 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the misrepresentation of guide dogs.

S5406 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5406 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5406

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FARLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation  to  the  misrepresen-
  tation of guide dogs

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 47-b of the civil rights law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A. NO PERSON SHALL KNOWINGLY AFFIX ANY SPECIAL  IDENTIFICATION  TAG,
COLLAR, LEASH, HARNESS, VEST OR OTHER GEAR IN ORDER TO MISREPRESENT THAT
A  DOG  OR  ANIMAL  IS  A  GUIDE  DOG, HEARING DOG, SERVICE DOG OR OTHER
SERVICE ANIMAL AND SEEK TO RECEIVE THE ACCOMMODATIONS AFFORDED TO  GUIDE
DOGS,  HEARING  DOGS, SERVICE DOGS OR SERVICE ANIMALS UNDER THIS ARTICLE
OR UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT  (PUBLIC  LAW  101-336,  AS
AMENDED).
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10583-01-5

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