Rep. Mike Murphy

Filed: 4/20/2021





10200HB2574ham003LRB102 12126 KMF 25632 a


2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2574 on page 1,
3line 19, after "responsible.", by inserting:
4"Except as may be required to respond to an intervening or
5subsequent call for emergency assistance, a paramedic or
6firefighter who removes an animal from a motor vehicle under
7this Section shall remain on the scene with the animal until an
8animal control officer or a law enforcement officer can take
9possession of the animal. If the owner takes possession, the
10paramedic or firefighter must report the incident to local law
11enforcement or animal control. A paramedic or firefighter may
12use the authority under this Section only when acting in
13accordance with policy established by the employing fire
14department or fire protection district.".