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SB 136: Self-defense


Self-defense; Authorizing a person to use deadly force, in the defense of property, to prevent the imminent commission of a forcible felony; directing the Department of Law Enforcement to collect, process, maintain, and disseminate information and data on all incidents concerning the alleged justifiable use of force in this state; requiring each law enforcement agency within the state to monthly report to the department all incidents and cases in which a claim regarding the justifiable use of force is raised, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/19/2012 Senate • Filed
    1/4/2013 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 16
    3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 16
    5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice

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  • SB 136, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/19/2012 at 10:20 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 331 Self-Defense Antone Identical Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (CRJS)

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    776.031 Use of force in defense of others. Page 2 (pdf)
    776.032 Immunity from criminal prosecution and civil action for justifiable use of force. Page 2 (pdf)
    776.041 Use of force by aggressor. Page 3 (pdf)
    776.09 Page 4 (pdf)

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