Category: Crime and Public Safety

HB 598 (2015) relative to the definition of deadly force.

House/Senate Bill: NH House

Description: Changes the definition of deadly force to include only acts that actually result in death or permanent loss or impairment of any part of the body. The current definition of deadly force includes acts with the intent or risk of serious injury, such as firing a firearm in the direction of another person.

Bill Sponsor: Max Abramson

Bill Co Sponsor: Don Leeman , James Spillane, Daniel Itse , Richard "Dick" Marple , Frederick Rice

Next Hearing Date: Tue, 02/17/2015

Next Voting Date: Wed, 03/11/2015

Bill Status

Killed in the House

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