Rep. Mike Murphy

Filed: 4/19/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2574 on page 1,
3line 19, after "responsible.", by inserting:
4"A paramedic or firefighter may use the authority under this
5Section only when acting in accordance with policy established
6by the employing fire department or fire protection district.
7This policy shall require, at a minimum, that a paramedic or
8firefighter who removes an animal from a motor vehicle under
9this Section shall remain on the scene with the animal until an
10animal control officer or a law enforcement officer can take
11possession of the animal. If the owner takes possession, the
12paramedic or firefighter must report the incident to local law
13enforcement or animal control.".