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HB 293: Use of Deadly Force

GENERAL BILL by Stafford

Use of Deadly Force; Limits application of stand your ground law to instances in which attacker commits an overt act that leads person who is attacked to believe that it is necessary to meet force with force; provides that immunity from civil & criminal liability for certain uses of deadly force does not apply if person injures child or bystander who is not affiliated with overt act.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/7/2013 House • Filed
12/13/2013 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 28
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 28
5/2/2014 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee