HB 1201

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • Passed House Feb 02, 2021
  • Passed Senate Mar 23, 2021
  • Signed by Governor Apr 08, 2021

Emergency transport of injured operational canine.


Provides that if there is not an individual requiring medical attention or transport, a paramedic, advanced emergency medical technician, or emergency medical technician may use emergency ambulance services to transport an operational canine injured in the line of duty to a veterinary hospital or clinic. Specifies the care that may be provided to the operational canine. Specifies who is responsible for the transportation and treatment cost of an injured operational canine. Provides that a paramedic, advanced emergency medical technician, or emergency medical technician who in the performance of their duties and in good faith renders care or transportation to an injured operational canine is not liable: (1) for any act or omission when rendering the care or transportation; or (2) to the veterinary hospital or clinic for expenses incurred for emergency care provided to the injured operational canine. Requires that a written agreement concerning the transport and care of an operational canine must specify what services are covered under the agreement.

Bill Sponsors (6)



Apr 08, 2021

Office of the Governor

Signed by the Governor

Apr 07, 2021


Signed by the President of the Senate

Mar 31, 2021


Signed by the President Pro Tempore

Mar 29, 2021


Signed by the Speaker

Mar 24, 2021


Returned to the House without amendments

Mar 23, 2021


Third reading: passed; Roll Call 260: yeas 49, nays 0

Mar 22, 2021


Second reading: ordered engrossed


Senator Becker added as second sponsor

Mar 18, 2021


Committee report: do pass, adopted

Mar 08, 2021


First reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
health and provider services

Feb 03, 2021


Referred to the Senate

Feb 02, 2021


Third reading: passed; Roll Call 45: yeas 91, nays 3


Senate sponsor: Senator Crider

Feb 01, 2021


Representative Moseley added as coauthor


Representatives Bartels and Ledbetter C added as coauthors


Second reading: ordered engrossed

Jan 28, 2021


Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Jan 07, 2021


First reading: referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public Safety

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
veterans affairs and public safety


Authored by Representative McNamara

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (S) PDF
Enrolled House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1201.04.ENRS.FN001 PDF


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