Kentucky Bill Would Amend Cruelty Laws and Immunize Good Samaritans Who Rescue Dogs and Cats from Vehicles

Kentucky House Bill 321 would amend the state’s laws relating to crimes against animals by redefining felony and misdemeanor acts of cruelty and by establishing immunity for individuals who rescue dogs or cats from vehicles based on a good faith belief that the animal is in danger. The bill has been assigned to the House Committee on Committees.