Bill Summary

SB 636 Use or Threatened Use of Force (2019 Session)
Use or Threatened Use of Force; Revising the standard under which a person is justified in using or threatening to use nondeadly or deadly force from a person’s reasonable belief to the objective belief of a reasonably cautious and prudent person in the same circumstances; revising the burden of proof from clear and convincing evidence to a preponderance of the evidence which the party seeking to overcome immunity from criminal prosecution under a specified provision must prove, etc. Effective Date: 7/1/2019
01/31/19
SENATE
Filed
02/15/19
SENATE
Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules
S 0636
Filed on 01/31/19
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