§ 353-d. Confinement of companion animals in vehicles: extreme temperatures. 1. A person shall not confine a companion animal in a motor
vehicle in extreme heat or cold without proper ventilation or other protection from such extreme temperatures where such confinement places the companion animal in imminent danger of death or serious physical injury due to exposure to such extreme heat or cold.
2. Where the operator of such a vehicle cannot be promptly located, an
police officer or Firefighter directed to respond to a call for assistance for such animal may take necessary steps to remove the animal or animals from the vehicle. Signed by the Governor Summer 2019
July 25, 2017 | Signed by Governor