- Criminal Law - Crimes Against Property - Right to Defend Property (Castle Doctrine)
- Sponsored by
- Senators Bailey, Carozza, Cassilly, Eckardt, Edwards, Gallion, Hershey, Hough, Jennings, Ready, Salling, Serafini, and Simonaire
- In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
Establishing that an occupant of a dwelling is justified in using any degree of physical force against another person, including deadly physical force, when the other person has made an unlawful entry into the dwelling, the occupant reasonably believes that force or deadly force is necessary to repel an attack, and the amount and nature of the force used by the occupant are reasonable under the circumstances; establishing that a person acting in accordance with the Act is immune from certain criminal prosecution; etc.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2020
Last Updated: 2/25/2020 11:53 AM