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SB 1302 - Use of Force in Self-Defense - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

Janet Napolitano vetoed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Use of Force in Self-Defense

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (42-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Use of Force in Self-Defense

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that clarifies a 2006 law that shifted the burden of proof in self-defense cases from the defendant to the prosecutor.

Highlights:
- Applies to all cases pending at the time of the original law's enactment on April 24, 2006 [Sec. 2]. - As an emergency measure, applies immediately following its enactment [Sec. 3].
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Use of Force in Self-Defense

Sponsors

  • Linda J. Gray (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Pamela Gorman (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chuck Gray (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen S. Johnson (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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