HB 14 Persons acting in defense of property; civil immunity provided for an occupant of dwelling, etc.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Immunity for persons acting in defense of property.  Provides civil immunity for an occupant of a dwelling who uses any degree of physical force while engaged in the defense of his dwelling when (i) the other person has unlawfully entered the dwelling and committed an overt act toward the occupant or another person in the dwelling and (ii) the occupant reasonably believes that he or another person in the dwelling is in imminent danger of bodily injury.

Full text:
12/02/11  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100492D  pdf
02/08/12  House: Printed as engrossed 12100492D-E  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
12/02/11  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100492D
12/02/11  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/12  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/30/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 2-N)
02/03/12  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (14-Y 4-N)
02/07/12  House: Read first time
02/08/12  House: Read second time
02/08/12  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/08/12  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB14E
02/08/12  House: Printed as engrossed 12100492D-E
02/09/12  House: Read third time and passed House (75-Y 22-N)
02/09/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (75-Y 22-N)
02/10/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/12  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/12  Senate: Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 8-N)