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SF 1517

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/11/2019 03:59pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to veterinary medicine; providing immunity for animal cruelty reporting;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 343.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [343.215] VETERINARIAN IMMUNITY.
new text end

new text begin A licensed veterinarian acting in good faith and in the normal course of business is
immune from civil and criminal liability in any action arising in connection with:
new text end

new text begin (1) the report of a suspected incident of animal cruelty; or
new text end

new text begin (2) the disposal of an animal pursuant to section 343.29, subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2019, and applies to actions
committed on or after that date.
new text end