HB 193: Use of Deadly Force
GENERAL BILL by Nelson
Use of Deadly Force; Requires county sheriff or municipal police department to issue reasonable guidelines for operation of neighborhood crime watch programs; provides that guidelines are subject to reasonable exceptions; provides that person who is justified in using force is immune from criminal prosecution & civil action initiated by person against whom force was used; revises definition of term "criminal prosecution"; clarifies that law enforcement agency retains right & duty to fully investigate use of force upon which an immunity may be claimed; provides that any reason, including immunity, used by an aggressor to justify use of force is not available to aggressor.
Last Action: 10/22/2013 House - Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 89 (Ch. 2014-195) -HJ 22
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