File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Prior Year Introduction As:
HB 1075/08 - JUD
- Sponsored By:
Delegates Conaway, Anderson, Boteler, and Kelly
Criminal Law - Self-Defense - Immunity for Use of Physical Force in Defense of
Dwelling or Place of Business
Establishing that an occupant of a dwelling or place of business is
justified in using any degree of physical force, including deadly
physical force, against another person when that other person has made
an unlawful entry into the dwelling or place of business, and when the
occupant has a reasonable belief that the other person has committed,
is committing, or intends to commit a crime in the dwelling or place
of business in addition to the uninvited entry; etc.
Legislative date is used to record
history occurring in the Chambers
otherwise Calendar date is used.
- First Reading Judiciary
- Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
- Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
- No Action
- Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
- Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
- Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
- Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
- Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
- Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
- Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
- Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
- Self Defense
- Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Bill affects the following Statute:
- Criminal Law
- Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format):
Third Reading, Enrolled
- Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format):