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SB 1446: Defense of Life, Home, and Property

GENERAL BILL by Altman

Defense of Life, Home, and Property; Providing that the defensive display of a weapon or firearm, including the discharge of a firearm for the purpose of a warning shot, does not constitute the use of deadly force; providing immunity from prosecution for persons acting in defense of life, home, and property from violent attack or the threat of violent attack through certain displays of or uses of force; limiting a provision authorizing use of deadly force by law enforcement or correctional officers, 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. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2013 Senate • Filed
3/7/2013 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 166
• Introduced -SJ 166
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice