Category: Crime and Public Safety
SB 88 (2011) (3rd New Title) relative to physical force in defense of a person, relative to producing or displaying a firearm or other means of self-defense, and relative to eliminating minimum sentencing and adding civil immunity for certain firearm use.
House/Senate Bill: Senate
Description: Expands the use of deadly force, adding "Stand Your Ground" to the "Castle Doctrine." Under this bill victims could use deadly force without retreating, anywhere the victim has the right to be.
Bill Sponsor: David Boutin
Next Hearing Date: Wed, 06/15/2011
Next Voting Date: Wed, 09/14/2011