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HB 123: Use of Deadly Force

GENERAL BILL by Stafford ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Pafford ; Watson, B.

Use of Deadly Force; Requires overt act to support belief that use of deadly force for specified purposes is necessary; defines "unlawful activity" for specified purposes; provides that immunity from civil & criminal liability for certain uses of deadly force does not apply to injuries to children & bystanders not affiliated with overt act.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/9/2013 House • Filed
    1/23/2013 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 28
    3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 28
    5/3/2013 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

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  • HB 123, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/9/2013 at 6:18 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 362 Use of Deadly Force Bullard Similar Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Criminal Justice
    Location: In committee/council (CJ)

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    776.013 Home protection; use of deadly force; presumption of fear of death or great bodily harm. Page 1 (pdf)
    776.032 Immunity from criminal prosecution and civil action for justifiable use of force. Page 2 (pdf)

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