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Health related facility; pet therapy programs
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 28
§ 2803-h. Health related facility; pet therapy programs.
Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, rule or regulation to
the contrary, and subject to the approval of the commissioner, every
residential health care facility, as defined in section twenty-eight
hundred one of this article, may, at the discretion of such facility,
board animals in such facility where such boarding would, in the
determination of the commissioner and such facility, tend to promote the
general well-being of the residents of such facility. The commissioner
shall adopt rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions
of this section.