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S 1313 - Authorizes "Stand Your Ground" Policy - Idaho Key Vote

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Legislation - Became Law Without Governor's Signature (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes "Stand Your Ground" Policy

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (57-12) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes "Stand Your Ground" Policy

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes a "stand your ground" policy.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that use of force in self-defense does not require an individual to ascertain whether the danger is real or to retreat from any place (Sec. 5).

  • Specifies that the burden of proof in criminal cases rests on the prosecution to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the use of force was not justified (Sec. 5).

  • Specifies that an individual who uses force in self-defense is presumed to have acted reasonably (Sec. 5).

  • Authorizes individuals acting pursuant to this statute to use force to the degree that seems reasonably necessary (Sec. 4).

  • Specifies that an individual who enters a location by stealth is assumed to be entering with the intent to commit a felony (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-6) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes "Stand Your Ground" Policy

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes a "stand your ground" policy.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that use of force in self-defense does not require an individual to ascertain whether the danger is real or to retreat from any place (Sec. 5).

  • Specifies that the burden of proof in criminal cases rests on the prosecution to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the use of force was not justified (Sec. 5).

  • Specifies that an individual who uses force in self-defense is presumed to have acted reasonably (Sec. 5).

  • Authorizes individuals acting pursuant to this statute to use force to the degree that seems reasonably necessary (Sec. 4).

  • Specifies that an individual who enters a location by stealth is assumed to be entering with the intent to commit a felony (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes "Stand Your Ground" Policy

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