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AB 69 - Use of Deadly Force in Self-Defense - Key Vote

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Andre Jacque voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (71-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Use of Deadly Force in Self-Defense

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes an individual to use deadly force against an intruder in order to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm.

Highlights:

- Specifies that an individual who uses deadly force is immune from civil liability if both of the following are true (Sec. 1):

    -Force was used against an intruder who unlawfully and forcibly entered the individual's residence; and -Force was necessary to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm to the individual or others.

-Specifies that an individual who uses deadly force is not immune from civil liability if (Sec. 1):

    -The individual was engaging in criminal activity at the time deadly force was used; or -Force was used against a peace officer while the officer was performing his or her official duties.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Use of Deadly Force in Self-Defense

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