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HF 238

Status in the House for the 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018)

Description

Use of force in defense of home and person law clarified, self-defense and defense of home laws codified and extended, duty to retreat in self-defense outside of home eliminated, boundaries of dwelling for purposes of self-defense expanded, presumption in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force created, and right to defend against entry extended.

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House

01/12/2017
Introduction and first reading, referred to Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance
pg. 91 Intro
01/17/2017
Authors added Scott, Pugh, Gruenhagen, and Erickson.
pg. 116
01/19/2017
Authors added Bahr, C.; Miller; Franson; Dettmer; Daniels; and Loonan.
pg. 162
01/23/2017
Author added Grossell.
pg. 185
03/29/2017
Committee report, to adopt as amended
pg. 2254a
03/29/2017
Joint rule 2.03, Deadlines, re-referred to Rules and Legislative Administration
pg. 2256
04/24/2017
Author added Backer.
pg. 4389
05/15/2017
Committee report, to adopt
pg. 6159
05/15/2017
Joint rule 2.03 waived
pg. 6160
05/15/2017
Second reading
pg. 6161
05/20/2017
Author added Poston.
pg. 6534
House rule 4.20, interim disposition of bills, returned to Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance
pg. 7028