New York Assembly Bill 54 would set requirements for tethering companion animals outdoors. The bill would prohibit tethering companion animals outside under cruel or inhumane conditions, including during dangerous weather conditions. Repeat offenders would be subject to registry on a cruelty offender list. The bill has been referred to the Assembly Agriculture Committee.
New York Bill Would Prohibit Tethering Companion Animals Under Inhumane Conditions
Excerpt from Animal Law Digest: US Edition: Issue 173