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.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Rules (RC)
SB 636, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/31/2019 at 2:14 PM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 787 Self-Defense Immunity Jones Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Citations - Statutes (4)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 776.012 Use or threatened use of force in defense of person. Page 1 (pdf) 776.013 Home protection; use or threatened use of deadly force; presumption of fear of death or great bodily harm. Page 2 (pdf) 776.032 Immunity from criminal prosecution and civil action for justifiable use or threatened use of force. Page 3 (pdf) 790.25 Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearms and other weapons. Page 4 (pdf)
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