MD HB214 | 2014 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 16 2014 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2014-02-10 - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Establishing that an occupant of a dwelling is justified in using any degree of physical force against another person when the other person has made an unlawful entry into the dwelling, and when the occupant has a reasonable belief that the other person has committed a crime in the dwelling in addition to the unlawful entry or is committing or intends to commit a crime against a person or property in addition to the unlawful entry; establishing that a person acting in accordance with the Act is immune from specified criminal prosecution.

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Title

Criminal Law - Self-Defense - Immunity for Use of Physical Force in Defense of Dwelling

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History

DateChamberAction
2014-02-10HouseUnfavorable Report by Judiciary
2014-01-28HouseHearing 1/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2014-01-16HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

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