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Legal Issues Affecting People with Disabilities

Disabilities

Int. 0433-2010 - A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring that any new taxicab design, approved by the taxi and limousine commission, be accessible to wheelchair users.

  • Report by the Committee on Legal Issues Affecting People with Disabilities in support of legislation, January 2011.

Service Animals

A.5788 (AM Benedetto) / S.4317 (Sen. Marcellino) - would amend the definition of guide, hearing and service animal under State law.

  • Report in support of legislation by by the Committee on Civil Rights, Committee on Legal Issues Affecting People with Disabilities and Committee on Animal Law, Reissued April 2013.
  • Report by the Committee on Civil Rights, Committee on Legal Issues Affecting People with Disabilities and Committee on Animal Law proposing amendments to State law definitions of guide, hearing and service dogs, Reissued January 2011.

 

 

For a full list of committee reports, click here.