LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Good Samaritans who break into a locked car to save a pet could be shielded from criminal charges and lawsuits under a proposal in the Nebraska Legislature.
Sen. Sara Howard of Omaha introduced a bill Tuesday that would grant immunity to a person who damages a vehicle to save an animal locked inside.
The measure would only apply if there was no other reasonable way to save the animal, and if the person believed the animal was in imminent danger.
The bill would also