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HB 137 - Deadly Force in Self Defense - Key Vote

Wyoming Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Deadly Force in Self Defense

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (57-2) - (Key vote)

Title: Deadly Force in Self Defense

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with senate amendments and pass a bill that grants individuals immunity from civil prosecution for the use of deadly force in defense of themselves, their property, their home, or others.

Highlights:
- Requires that the individual applying deadly force have a reasonable fear of imminent peril, death, or injury in order to claim civil immunity (sec. 1). - States that the excusable use of defensive of deadly force does not apply if (sec. 1):
    - the individual against whom the force is used has a right to be on the property - the individual against whom the force is used is trying to remove a child, grandchild, or an anyone in their legal custody from the property - the individual entering is an officer of the peace performing his/her official duties
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (29-1) - (Key vote)

Title: Deadly Force in Self Defense

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that grants individuals immunity from civil prosecution for the use of deadly force in defense of themselves, their property, their home, or others.

Highlights:
- Requires that the individual applying deadly force have a reasonable fear of imminent peril, death, or injury in order to claim civil immunity (sec. 1). - States that the excusable use of defensive of deadly force does not apply if (sec. 1):
    - the individual against whom the force is used has a right to be on the property - the individual against whom the force is used is trying to remove a child, grandchild, or an anyone in their legal custody from the property - the individual entering is an officer of the peace performing his/her official duties
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (54-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Deadly Force in Self Defense

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that grants individuals immunity from civil prosecution for the use of deadly force in defense of themselves, their property, their home, or others.

Highlights:
- Requires that the individual applying deadly force have a reasonable fear of imminent peril, death, or injury in order to claim civil immunity (sec. 1). - States that the excusable use of defensive of deadly force does not apply if (sec. 1):
    - the individual against whom the force is used has a right to be on the property - the individual against whom the force is used is trying to remove a child, grandchild, or an anyone in their legal custody from the property - the individual entering is an officer of the peace performing his/her official duties
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Deadly Force in Self Defense

Sponsors

  • Lorraine Quarberg (WY - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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