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AN ACT concerning Vehicle Laws – Cats and Dogs Left Unattended – Authorized Removal




Authorizes a person to use reasonable force to remove an unattended cat or dog from a motor vehicle if the person reasonably believes that the health or safety of the dog or cat is imminently endangered, provided that the person contacts law enforcement, the fire department, or 9-1-1 before using force to remove the cat or dog, leaves contact information and notice that emergency services have been contacted, and remains with the cat or dog until law enforcement or the fire department arrives.