MD HB1214 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 36-0)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-11 - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Establishing that an occupant of a dwelling is justified in using any degree of physical force against another person when the other person has made an unlawful entry into the dwelling, and when the occupant has a reasonable belief that the other person has committed a crime in the dwelling in addition to the unlawful entry or is committing or intends to commit a crime against a person or property in addition to the unlawful entry; establishing that a person acting in accordance with the Act is immune from certain criminal prosecution; etc.

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Title

Criminal Law - Crimes Against Property - Right to Defend Property (Stand Your Ground Act)

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-11HouseHearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

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