Introduced by Rep. Ann Rivers (Vancouver) (R) on January 9, 2012
Exempts police dogs who bite someone from liability from damages incurred from the bite injury. This act also authorizes courts to impose a fine of $5000 for harm done to a police dog, and $10,000 for killing a police dog. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee on January 9, 2012
Substitute offered in the House on January 27, 2012
Removes the seriousness level III ranking for the crime of harming a police dog, thereby returning the original offense to an unranked class C felony.
Referred to the House Rules Committee on January 31, 2012