2015 Senate Bill 566

Waive liability for breaking into car to save sweltering child

Introduced in the Senate

Oct. 15, 2015

Introduced by Sen. Marty Knollenberg (R-13)

To waive liability for damages caused by an individual who breaks into a locked car to rescue a child or animal he or she believes to be in danger, subject to limits and conditions specified in the bill.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary

Feb. 10, 2016

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

Feb. 18, 2016

Amendment offered

To make the bill effective 90 days after it is enacted.

The amendment passed by voice vote

Feb. 23, 2016

Passed in the Senate 37 to 0 (details)

Received in the House

Feb. 23, 2016

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary