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SECTION 242.00
Definitions
Penal (PEN) CHAPTER 40, PART 3, TITLE N, ARTICLE 242
§ 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.