IN SB0001 | 2012 | Regular Session

Status

Status: Enrolled on March 1 2012 - 75% progress, died in chamber
Action: 2012-03-20 - Signed by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

Summary

Specifies that a person may use reasonable force against any other person in certain circumstances. Provides that a person is justified in using reasonable force against a public servant if the person reasonably believes the force is necessary to: (1) protect the person or a third person from unlawful force; (2) prevent or terminate the public servant's unlawful entry into the person's dwelling; or (3) prevent or terminate the public servant's criminal interference with property lawfully in the person's possession. Specifies that a person is not justified in using force against a public servant if: (1) the person is committing or is escaping after the commission of a crime; (2) the person provokes action by the public servant with intent to injure the public servant; (3) the person has entered into combat with the public servant or is the initial aggressor; or (4) the person reasonably believes the public servant is acting lawfully or is engaged in the lawful execution of the public servant's official duties. Provides that a person is not justified in using deadly force against a public servant whom the person knows or reasonably should know is a public servant unless: (1) the person reasonably believes that the public servant is acting unlawfully or is not engaged in the execution of the public servant's official duties; and (2) the force is reasonably necessary to prevent serious bodily injury to the person or a third person.

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Title

Self defense.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2012-03-09 - House - Conference committee report 1 : adopted by the House (Y: 67 N: 26 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2012-03-09 - Senate - Conference committee report 1 : adopted by the Senate (Y: 38 N: 12 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-03-01 - House - Third reading: passed (Y: 74 N: 24 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2012-01-23 - Senate - Third reading: passed (Y: 45 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2012-03-20 Signed by the Governor
2012-03-14 Signed by the President of the Senate
2012-03-13 Signed by the Speaker
2012-03-13 Signed by the President Pro Tempore
2012-03-09 Conference committee report 1 : adopted by the House; Roll Call 414: yeas 67, nays 26
2012-03-09 Rules suspended
2012-03-09 Conference committee report 1 : adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 359: yeas 38, nays 12
2012-03-09 Senate Rule 86(a) suspended
2012-03-09 Conference committee report 1 : filed in the House
2012-03-09 Representative Steuerwald added as conferee
2012-03-09 Representative Steuerwald removed as House advisor
2012-03-09 Representative L. Lawson removed as conferee
2012-03-09 Senator Delph added as conferee
2012-03-09 Senator Delph removed as advisor
2012-03-09 Senator Taylor removed as conferee
2012-03-09 Senator Taylor added as conferee
2012-03-09 Senator Lanane removed as coauthor
2012-03-09 Senator Lanane removed as conferee
2012-03-09 Senate advisors appointed: Delph, Hume and Steele
2012-03-09 Senate conferees appointed: M. Young and Lanane
2012-03-08 Senator Becker removed as coauthor
2012-03-07 Senator Wyss removed as coauthor
2012-03-05 House advisors appointed: Steuerwald, Torr and Dvorak
2012-03-05 House conferees appointed: McMillin and L. Lawson
2012-03-05 Senate dissented from House amendments
2012-03-01 Returned to the Senate with amendments
2012-03-01 Third reading: passed; Roll Call 312: yeas 74, nays 24
2012-02-28 Amendment 1 (DeLaney), withdrawn
2012-02-28 Amendment 2 (McMillin), prevailed; voice vote
2012-02-28 Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2012-02-23 Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
2012-01-31 First reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2012-01-23 Senators Zakas and Bray added as coauthors
2012-01-23 Representative Speedy added as cosponsor
2012-01-23 Cosponsor: Rep. Turner
2012-01-23 House sponsor: Rep. McMillin
2012-01-23 Referred to the House
2012-01-23 Third reading: passed; Roll Call 35: yeas 45 and nays 5
2012-01-19 Second reading: ordered engrossed
2012-01-17 Senators Lanane, Hume and Rogers added as coauthors
2012-01-17 Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
2012-01-05 Senators Alting, Banks, Becker, Boots, Buck, Delph, Eckerty, Gard, Glick, Grooms, Head, Hershman, Holdman, Kruse, Landske, Lawson, Leising, Long, Merritt, Miller, Mishler, Nugent, Paul, Schneider, Simpson, Smith, Tomes, Walker, Waltz, Waterman, Wyss and Yoder added as coauthors
2012-01-04 First reading: referred to Committee on Corrections, Criminal, and Civil Matters
2012-01-04 Authored by Senators M. Young, Charbonneau and Steele

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