HB1394 (2018) Detail

Relative to animals in motor vehicles.


HB 1394 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2078

08/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1394

 

AN ACT relative to animals in motor vehicles.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Stone, Rock. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows a person to rescue a confined animal endangered by extreme temperatures under certain conditions.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2078

08/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to animals in motor vehicles.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Animals in Motor Vehicles.  Amend RSA 644:8-aa, IV to read as follows:

IV.  Any person who is not a law enforcement officer or agent of a licensed humane organization may take action necessary to rescue a confined animal endangered by extreme temperatures if:

(a)  Law enforcement has been contacted;

(b)  A witness is present; and

(c)  The individual reasonably believes at the time that assistance will not arrive in time to prevent the serious injury or death of the confined animal.

V.  No officer or agent taking action under paragraph III or IV shall be liable for damage reasonably necessary to rescue the confined animal.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1394 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 6, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 22, 2018 House Floor Vote
Feb. 22, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1394 Revision: 2023 Date: Nov. 6, 2017, 8:37 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 1 P. 9
Jan. 17, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/17/2018 10:30 AM LOB 204
Feb. 6, 2018 Executive Session: 02/06/2018 LOB 204
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 18-2; CC)
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/22/2018 (Vote 18-2; CC) HC 7 P. 6
Feb. 22, 2018 Removed from Consent (Rep. Verville) 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 3
Feb. 22, 2018 Special Order to regular place on the next calendar (Rep. Verville): MA DV 174-142 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 52
March 6, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 74