1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Civil Rights
  4. Article 4-B: Rights of Persons With a Disability Accompanied By Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs or Service Dogs


Section 47 Use of public facilities by persons with a disability

Civil Rights (CVR)

1. No person shall be denied admittance to and/or the equal use of and enjoyment of any public facility solely because said person is a person with a disability and is accompanied by a guide dog, hearing dog or service dog.

  2. For the purposes of this section the term "public facility" shall include, but shall not be limited to, all modes of public and private transportation, all forms of public and private housing accommodations whether permanent or temporary, buildings to which the public is invited or permitted, including those maintained by the state or by any political subdivision thereof, all educational facilities and institutions, including those maintained by the state or by any political subdivision thereof, all places where food is offered for sale, all theatres, including both live playhouses and motion picture establishments and all other places of public accommodations, convenience, resort, entertainment, or business to which the general public or any classification of persons therefrom is normally or customarily invited or permitted.