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HF 661

Status in the House for the 93rd Legislature (2023 - 2024)


Law on use of force in defense of home and person clarified, Minnesota's self-defense and defense of home laws codified and extended, common law duty to retreat eliminated in cases of self-defense outside the home, boundaries of dwelling expanded for purposes of self-defense, presumption created in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force, and rights available to a person in that person's dwelling extended to a person defending against entry of that person's occupied vehicle.

Authors (10)



Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety Finance and Policy
pg. 267 Intro
Author added Burkel
pg. 325
Author added Knudsen
pg. 503
Author added Murphy
pg. 1523