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Local laws or ordinances
Agriculture & Markets (AGM) CHAPTER 69, ARTICLE 7
§ 122. Local laws or ordinances. 1. Any municipality may enact a local
law or ordinance upon the keeping or running at large of dogs and the
seizure thereof, provided no municipality shall vary, modify, enlarge or
restrict the provisions of this article relating to rabies vaccination
and euthanization.

2. Such local law or ordinance may:

(a) impose penalties for violation of such restrictions to be
recovered in a civil action in the name of such municipality;

(b) provide for enforcement by fine or imprisonment for any such
violation; or

(c) provide for the issuance pursuant to the criminal procedure law of
an appearance ticket, or in lieu thereof, a uniform appearance ticket,
or in lieu thereof, a uniform appearance ticket and simplified
information, as provided in section one hundred thirteen of this
article, by any dog control officer, peace officer, acting pursuant to
his special duties, or police officer, who is authorized by any
municipality to assist in the enforcement of this article for any such