Thursday, November 27, 2014

HB 33 - Self-Defense

General Bill   by Antone (CO-SPONSORS) Watson, C.; Williams, A.
Self-Defense: Requires county sheriff or municipal police to issue reasonable guidelines for operation of neighborhood crime watch program; authorizes person to use force, except deadly force in defense of property; authorizes person to use deadly force in defense of property to prevent imminent commission of forcible felony; provides that person who uses force is immune from civil action brought by person or persons against whom force is used; revises definition of term "criminal prosecution" with regard to immunity from criminal prosecution & civil action; provides that law enforcement agency's right & duty to fully investigate use of force upon which claim of immunity is based is not restricted; deletes provision that prohibits law enforcement agency from arresting person for using force unless probable cause is found that force used was unlawful; revises when defense of justifiable use of force is unavailable to aggressor; directs FDLE to collect data alleged justifiable use of force incidents & report.
Effective Date: July 1, 2014
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 89 (Ch. 2014-195) on Friday, May 02, 2014 10:39 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

    -   Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    -   Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
    -   Judiciary Committee

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
CS/CS/HB 89 Threatened Use of Force Compare
HB 193 Use of Deadly Force Compare
CS/CS/SB 130 Use of Deadly Force Compare

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 89 (Ch. 2014-195) Friday, May 02, 2014 10:39 PM Criminal Justice Subcommittee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 04, 2014 11:50 PM
Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee Monday, October 07, 2013 5:23 PM Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Monday, October 07, 2013 5:23 PM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Monday, October 07, 2013 5:23 PM Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee Monday, October 07, 2013 5:23 PM Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Filed Friday, August 30, 2013 9:45 AM Antone

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

30.60
166.0485
776.031
776.032
776.041
776.09
 

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