HB 787: Self-Defense Immunity
GENERAL BILL by Jones
Self-Defense Immunity; Revises standard of proof necessary to overcome immunity from criminal prosecution; specifies that immunity from prosecution is not available to aggressor; revises criteria for determining whether person would be justified in using force in certain circumstances.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 2/13/2019 House • Filed
2/20/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 84
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 84
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
HB 787, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/13/2019 at 9:56 AM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 636 Use or Threatened Use of Force Braynon II Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Criminal Justice
Citations - Statutes (3)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 776.012 Use or threatened use of force in defense of person. Page 2 (pdf) 776.013 Home protection; use or threatened use of deadly force; presumption of fear of death or great bodily harm. Page 3 (pdf) 776.032 Immunity from criminal prosecution and civil action for justifiable use or threatened use of force. Page 1 (pdf)
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