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HB 1047 - Defense of Life, Home, & Property

General Bill   by Combee (CO-SPONSORS) Baxley; Edwards; Harrell; Mayfield; Patronis; Pilon
Defense of Life, Home, & Property: Provides that defensive display of weapon or firearm, including discharge of firearm for purpose of warning shot, does not constitute use of deadly force; provides immunity from prosecution for persons acting in defense of life, home, & property from violent attack or threat of violent attack through certain displays of or uses of force; limits specified provision authorizing use of deadly force by law enforcement or correctional officers; provides exemption from minimum sentence requirements related to use of weapon or firearm for persons acting in self-defense or defense of others; authorizes departure from minimum sentence requirements related to use of weapon or firearm for persons convicted of certain offenses who were not immune from prosecution but who meet specified requirements.
Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee on Friday, May 03, 2013 7:16 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

    -   Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    -   Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
    -   Judiciary Committee

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
SB 1446 Defense of Life, Home, and Property Identical

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee Friday, May 03, 2013 7:16 PM Criminal Justice Subcommittee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 05, 2013 11:59 PM
Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee Monday, March 04, 2013 5:58 PM Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Monday, March 04, 2013 5:58 PM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Monday, March 04, 2013 5:58 PM Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee Monday, March 04, 2013 5:58 PM Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Filed Tuesday, February 26, 2013 1:18 PM Combee

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

776.001
776.0011
776.033
776.06
775.0878
 

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