S04327A/A 5956
NY Dining with Dogs Bill
November 5, 2015

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) announced that her bill, A.5956-C/S.4327-A, which would permit restaurants to allow pet dogs to accompany diners in outdoor dining areas, was signed into law by the Governor today. The law, which takes effect immediately, allows restaurants to choose whether to allow dogs. In addition, it establishes minimum safety and sanitary standards and also permits municipalities to regulate the practice.