Hot Car Bill

House Bill Number: 
36
Senate Bill Number: 
12

House Bill 36 and Senate Bill 12, otherwise known as "Hot Car Bills," would protect animals by granting civil immunity people who break into a car to save pets' and animals' lives. If people make a good-faith effort to save animals, they would not be reqired to pay for damages to vehicles. 

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Rep. Bratcher, Sen. Carroll + 3 others

SB 12 was approved by the full Senate, 33-1, on February 20. In the House it was assigned to the House Judiciary Committee. HB 36 also was assigned to the House Judiciary Committee. House leaders did not allow either bill to receive a hearing or a vote.

KFTC's Position: 
KFTC Supports