Introduced House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Limited liability for aiding a companion animal. Provides that a certified advanced emergency medical technician, certified emergency medical technician, or paramedic who provides certain emergency medical services to a companion animal is not liable for an act or omission related to the services provided unless the act or omission constitutes negligence or willful misconduct. Defines "companion animal" as a pet or service animal. Grants civil immunity to a person who forcibly enters a locked car for the purpose of rescuing a companion animal. Does not extend civil immunity to acts of entry involving gross negligence or willful and wanton misconduct. Limited liability for aiding a companion animal. Provides that a certified advanced emergency medical technician, certified emergency medical technician, or paramedic who provides certain emergency medical services to a companion animal is not liable for an act or omission related to the services provided unless the act or omission constitutes negligence or willful misconduct. Defines "companion animal" as a pet or service animal. Grants civil immunity to a person who forcibly enters a locked car for the purpose of rescuing a companion animal. Does not extend civil immunity to acts of entry involving gross negligence or willful and wanton misconduct. Defines additional terms. ... View more