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HB 787: Self-Defense Immunity


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.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

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5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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