SB 1432 Excusable or justifiable self-defense; costs and attorney fees in civil or criminal cases.
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Summary as introduced:
Excusable or justifiable self-defense; costs and attorney fees. Provides that in any civil or criminal case, a party or criminal defendant that successfully prevails on a self-defense claim shall be entitled to reasonable costs and attorney fees, unless the award of fees is unjust. The bill exempts criminal defendants that have appointed counsel whose fees are paid by the Commonwealth from collecting reasonable costs and attorney fees.

Full text:
01/12/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17102833D  pdf

Status:
01/12/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17102833D
01/12/17  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/17  Senate: Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (10-Y 0-N)