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 specified criminal prosecution.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
|Date Posted||Document Name|
|1/16/2014||Text - First - Criminal Law - Self-Defense - Immunity for Use of Physical Force in Defense of Dwelling|
|2/07/2014||Vote - House - Committee - Judiciary|
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