AN ACT RELATIVE TO VETERINARIANS REPORTING CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 112 of the General Laws is
hereby amended by inserting after section 58A the following section:-
Section 58B. A veterinarian duly registered under
who reports, in good faith and in the normal course of business,
a suspected act of cruelty to animals prohibited under section 77 or
section 94 of chapter 272 to a police officer, or a special state
police officer appointed under section 57 of chapter 22C,
shall not be liable in a civil or criminal action for
reporting such act.