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HB 1319 - Deadly Force in Self Defense - Key Vote

North Dakota Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Deadly Force in Self Defense

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (80-13) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (44-2) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (50-44) - (Key vote)

Title: Deadly Force in Self Defense

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill allowing the use of deadly force in self defense against an intruder.

Highlights:
- Justifies the use of deadly force in self defense in cases of unlawful entry [sec. 2(1)]. - Forbids the use of deadly force if the intruder has a legal right to be in the area, if the intruder is the home owner's child or grandchild, if the home owner is committing illegal activities, or if the intruder is a police officer [sec. 2(2)]. - Provides immunity from civil action if deadly force is legally justified [sec. 3]. - Applies to homes and occupied vehicles [sec. 2(1-A)].
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Deadly Force in Self Defense

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