Full Statute Name:  West's Oregon Revised Statutes Annotated. Title 52. Occupations and Professions. Chapter 682. Regulation of Ambulance Services and Emergency Medical Services Providers. Miscellaneous (Police Dogs). 682.410. Emergency transportation for treatment of police dogs injured in the line of duty

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Primary Citation:  O.R.S. § 682.410 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  March, 2022 Alternate Citation:  OR ST § 682.410 Date Adopted:  2021 Historical: 
Summary: Under this Oregon law from 2021, an emergency medical services provider may provide emergency transportation for treatment to a police dog that is injured in the line of duty, provided that such transportation for treatment does not delay or otherwise interfere with the emergency transportation for treatment of any human.

(1) Notwithstanding any local law to the contrary, an emergency medical services provider may provide emergency transportation for treatment to a police dog that is injured in the line of duty, provided that such transportation for treatment does not delay or otherwise interfere with the emergency transportation for treatment of any human.

(2) As used in this section, “police dog” means a dog owned or used by a law enforcement unit, as defined in ORS 181A.355, in the course of the law enforcement unit's work.

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Added by Laws 2021, c. 122, § 2, eff. Sept. 25, 2021.

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