HB 48 Castle doctrine; self-defense and defense of others.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Castle doctrine.  Encodes a version of the "castle doctrine," allowing the use of physical force, including deadly force, by a person in his dwelling against an intruder in the dwelling who has committed an overt act against him or another person who is lawfully in the dwelling.

Full text:
12/16/11  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100520D  pdf
02/08/12  House: Printed as engrossed 12100520D-E  pdf
02/15/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105463D-S1  pdf
03/07/12  House: Conference substitute printed to Web only 12105934D-H1  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
12/16/11  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100520D
12/16/11  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 (12-Y 6-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: Pending question ordered
02/08/12  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB48E
02/08/12  House: Printed as engrossed 12100520D-E
02/09/12  House: Pending question ordered
02/09/12  House: Read third time and passed House (70-Y 28-N)
02/09/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (70-Y 28-N)
02/10/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/12  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/12  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (8-Y 7-N)
02/15/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105463D-S1
02/17/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/12  Senate: Read third time
02/20/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/20/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12105463D-S1
02/20/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB48S1
02/20/12  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (24-Y 16-N)
02/21/12  House: Placed on Calendar
02/22/12  House: Passed by for the day
02/23/12  House: Senate substitute rejected by House 12105463D-H1 (2-Y 97-N)
02/23/12  House: VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 97-N)
02/27/12  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/12  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/28/12  House: House acceded to request
02/29/12  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/29/12  House: Delegates: Bell, Richard P., Habeeb, Johnson
02/29/12  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/29/12  Senate: Senators: Stuart, Stanley, Edwards
03/07/12  House: Conference substitute printed to Web only 12105934D-H1
03/07/12  House: Motion to pass by Conference report indefinitely agreed to
03/07/12  Senate: Motion to recommit to committee agreed to
03/07/12  Senate: Recommitted to Courts of Justice
03/07/12  Senate: Pursuant to Senate Rule 20(g)
03/07/12  Senate: Continued to 2013 in Courts of Justice