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New Mexico Prohibition of False Presention of Service Animal [28-11-6]

28-11-6 . Prohibition of false presentation of animal as a qualified service animal.  

A.   A person shall not knowingly present as a qualified service animal any animal that does not meet a definition of "qualified service animal" pursuant to Section 28-11-2 NMSA 1978.  A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished pursuant to Section 31-19-1 NMSA 1978.

B.   Nothing in this section shall be construed to preclude any other remedies otherwise available pursuant to common law or the NMSA 1978.

History: Laws 2013, ch. 57, § 6.

Page update: 5/7/19