Civil immunity; forcible entry of motor vehicle to remove unattended companion animal. (HB1155)

Introduced By

Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Civil immunity; forcible entry of motor vehicle to remove unattended companion animal. Provides civil immunity to a law-enforcement officer, firefighter, emergency medical services personnel, or animal control officer who forcibly enters a motor vehicle to remove an unattended companion animal that is at risk of serious bodily injury or death. The bill also provides immunity for acts or omissions that result in the loss of the animal by death or escape or any injury caused by the animal where such loss or injury would not have occurred but for the animal's unattended occupancy of the vehicle. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103253D
01/13/2016Committee
01/13/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103253D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2016Assigned to sub: Civil Law
01/20/2016Assigned App. sub: Civil Law
01/20/2016Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/25/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Courts of Justice