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CS/CS/SB 448: Threatened Use of Force

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Judiciary ; Evers

Threatened Use of Force; Prohibiting the court from imposing certain mandatory minimum sentences if the court makes specified written findings; applying provisions relating to the use of force in defense of persons to the threatened use of force; applying presumption relating to the use of deadly force to the threatened use of deadly force in the defense of a residence and similar circumstances; applying immunity provisions that relate to the use of force to the threatened use of force; providing that a person is not justified in the threatened use of force to resist an arrest by a law enforcement officer, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/3/2014 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 89 (Ch. 2014-195) -SJ 385
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/25/2013 Senate • Filed
12/11/2013 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 40
12/19/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/08/14, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
1/8/2014 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 137
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 137
2/3/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/11/14, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building --Amendment Adopted - Temporarily Postponed
2/27/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/04/14, 8:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 40
• CS by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 207
3/6/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules -SJ 207
3/7/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/12/14, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/10/2014 Senate • CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 221
3/12/2014 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 1 -SJ 243
3/13/2014 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/14/2014 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 243
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/20/14
3/17/2014 Senate • CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 247
3/20/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 295
• Amendment(s) adopted (480342) -SJ 295
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 297
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/3/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 384
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 89 -SJ 385
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 89 (Ch. 2014-195) -SJ 385