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CS/CS/SB 130: Use of Deadly Force

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Judiciary ; Simmons ; Smith ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Thompson

Use of Deadly Force; (THIS BILL COMBINES S130 & S122) Requiring the county sheriff or municipal police department to issue reasonable guidelines for the operation of neighborhood crime watch programs; providing that a person who is justified in using force is immune from criminal prosecution and civil action initiated by the person against whom the force was used; providing that provocation justifying the use of defensive force must include the use of force or the threat of the use of force, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 89 (Ch. 2014-195)
Location: In committee/council (JU)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Judiciary (JU)
  4. Community Affairs (CA)
  5. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/27/2013 Senate • Filed
9/11/2013 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 21
9/30/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 10/08/13, 9:30 am, 110 Senate Office Building
10/8/2013 Senate • CS combines this bill with SB 122
• CS by Judiciary; YEAS 7 NAYS 2 -SJ 138
• Remaining combined CS references: Criminal Justice; Community Affairs; Rules
10/9/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
10/14/2013 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 138
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 21
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 116
3/12/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/17/14, 4:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/17/2014 Senate • CS/CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 304
3/19/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/20/2014 Senate • Remaining references corrected to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 312
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 304
• CS/CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 305
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 89 (Ch. 2014-195)