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SB 622: Use of Deadly Force in Defense of a Person

GENERAL BILL by Bullard

Use of Deadly Force in Defense of a Person; Repealing provisions relating to home protection and the use of deadly force, which created a presumption of fear of death or great bodily harm in certain circumstances and provided that there is no duty to retreat and a person has the right to stand one’s ground and meet force with force in certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Location: In committee/council (CJ)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/5/2013 Senate • Filed
2/7/2013 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 47
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 47
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice