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SB 362: Use of Deadly Force


Use of Deadly Force; Requiring an overt act to support a belief that the use of deadly force for specified purposes is necessary; defining the term “unlawful activity” for specified purposes; providing that immunity from civil and criminal liability for certain uses of deadly force does not apply to injuries to children and bystanders who are not affiliated with the overt act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/17/2013 Senate • Filed
    1/24/2013 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 29
    3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 29
    5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice

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  • SB 362, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/17/2013 at 8:46 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 123 Use of Deadly Force Stafford Similar Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (CRJS)

    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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