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CS/HB 245: Self-Defense Immunity

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Payne ; Fischer ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Altman ; Brodeur ; Burgess ; Byrd ; Caldwell ; Clemons ; Combee ; Cortes, B. ; Cummings ; Donalds ; Drake ; Eagle ; Eisnaugle ; Fant ; Fine ; Gonzalez ; Grall ; Grant, J. ; Grant, M. ; Gruters ; Hahnfeldt ; Harrell ; Ingoglia ; Ingram ; Killebrew ; Leek ; Massullo ; McClain ; Metz ; Miller, A. ; Pigman ; Ponder ; Raburn ; Raulerson ; Renner ; Rommel ; Roth ; Santiago ; Stevenson ; Stone ; White ; Williamson ; Yarborough

Self-Defense Immunity; Provides that when a prima facie claim of self-defense is raised in a criminal pretrial immunity hearing, burden of proof shifts to the party seeking to overcome immunity claim.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/4/2017 House - Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 128 -HJ 543
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2017 House • Filed
1/25/2017 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 47
2/15/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 02/22/17, 8:30 am, Sumner Hall
2/22/2017 House • Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 4 -HJ 273
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 273
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 47
3/21/2017 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/23/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
3/23/2017 House • CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 6 -HJ 459
3/24/2017 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 456
3/27/2017 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 463
3/30/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/04/17
4/4/2017 House • Substituted CS/SB 128 -HJ 543
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 128 -HJ 543