2007 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Prior Year Introduction As: SB 870/06 Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 455
Sponsored By:
Senators Jacobs, Colburn, DeGrange, Edwards, Greenip, Haines, Harris, Hooper, Kittleman, Mooney, Munson, Pipkin, Simonaire, and Stoltzfus
Protection of Persons and Property - Immunity


Providing that a person is justified in using nondeadly force under specified circumstances; providing that a person is justified in using deadly force under specified circumstances; providing that a person who is justified in using force is immune from criminal prosecution and civil action; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator James E. DeGrange, Sr., District 32
Senator George C. Edwards, District 1
Senator Janet Greenip, District 33
Senator Larry E. Haines, District 5
Senator Andrew P. Harris, District 7
Senator J. Robert Hooper, District 35
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Alexander X. Mooney, District 3
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator E. J. Pipkin, District 36
Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31
Senator J. Lowell Stoltzfus, District 38

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Court Costs
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Self Defense

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 2-210 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered