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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6038

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2162

 

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Referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. O'DEA, 125th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING GOOD SAMARITAN PROTECTIONS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS WHO RENDER FIRST AID TO POLICE DOGS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 52-557b of the general statutes be amended to extend immunity under the Good Samaritan law to any first responder that renders emergency first aid to an injured dog owned by a law enforcement agency.

Statement of Purpose:

To extend the Good Samaritan law to apply to first responders that provide first aid to injured police dogs.