SB 636: Use or Threatened Use of Force
GENERAL BILL by Braynon
Use or Threatened Use of Force; Revising the standard under which a person is justified in using or threatening to use nondeadly or deadly force from a person’s reasonable belief to the objective belief of a reasonably cautious and prudent person in the same circumstances; revising the burden of proof from clear and convincing evidence to a preponderance of the evidence which the party seeking to overcome immunity from criminal prosecution under a specified provision must prove, etc.
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 78
• Introduced -SJ 78
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