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House 0249: Relating to Protection of Persons/Use of Force ------------------------------------------------------------------

H249     GENERAL BILL by Baxley; (CO-SPONSORS) Adams; Allen; Altman; Ambler;
Anderson; Arza; Attkisson; Barreiro; Bean; Benson; Berfield; Bilirakis;
Bogdanoff; Bowen; Brandenburg; Brown; Brummer; Brutus; Cannon; Carroll;
Clarke; Coley; Cretul; Culp; D. Davis; M. Davis; Domino; Evers; Farkas;
Galvano; Garcia; Gardiner; H. Gibson; Glorioso; Goldstein; Goodlette;
Grant; Greenstein; Grimsley; Harrell; Hasner; Hays; Henriquez; Homan;
Hukill; Johnson; Jordan; Kendrick; Kottkamp; Kravitz; Kreegel; Kyle;
Legg; Littlefield; Llorente; Lopez-Cantera; Mahon; McInvale; Mealor;
Murzin; Needelman; Negron; Patterson; Pickens; Planas; Poppell; Proctor;
Quinones; Reagan; Rivera; Robaina; Ross; Rubio; Russell; Sansom;
Simmons; Sorensen; Stansel; Stargel; Traviesa; Troutman; Waters;
Williams; Zapata (CS by Justice Council) (Similar CS/CS/1ST ENG/S 0436)
Protection of Persons/Use of Force; authorizes person to use force,
including deadly force, against intruder or attacker in dwelling,
residence, or vehicle under specified circumstances; provides that
person is justified in using deadly force under certain circumstances;
provides immunity from criminal prosecution or civil action for using
deadly force; defines term "criminal prosecution", etc. Creates
776.013,.032; amends 776.012,.031. EFFECTIVE DATE: 10/01/2005.
01/10/05 HOUSE Filed
01/25/05 HOUSE Referred to Judiciary (JC); Justice Appropriations (FC);
                  Justice Council
02/11/05 HOUSE On Committee agenda-- Judiciary (JC), 02/23/05, 9:30 am,
                  Morris Hall
02/23/05 HOUSE Favorable with CS amendment by Judiciary (JC); YEAS 13
                  NAYS 0
03/03/05 HOUSE Pending review of CS under Rule 6.3(b); Now in Justice
                  Appropriations (FC)
03/08/05 HOUSE Introduced, referred to Judiciary (JC); Justice
                  Appropriations (FC); Justice Council -HJ 00030; On Committee
                  agenda-- Judiciary (JC), 02/23/05, 9:30 am, Morris Hall;
                  Favorable with CS amendment by Judiciary (JC); YEAS 13
                  NAYS 0 -HJ 00155; Pending review of CS under Rule 6.3(b);
                  Now in Justice Appropriations (FC) -HJ 00155
03/10/05 HOUSE Withdrawn from Justice Appropriations (FC) -HJ 00197; Now in
                  Justice Council
03/21/05 HOUSE On Council agenda-- Justice Council, 03/23/05, 9:00 am, 404-H
03/23/05 HOUSE Favorable with CS amendment by- Justice Council; YEAS 8
                  NAYS 2 -HJ 00296
03/29/05 HOUSE Pending review of CS -under Rule 6.3(b); Placed on Calendar
                  -HJ 00296
03/31/05 HOUSE Placed on Special Order Calendar; Substituted CS/CS/SB 436;
                  Laid on Table, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to
                  CS/CS/SB 436 (Ch. 2005-27) -HJ 00310

Version: Posted: Format:
H 0249 01/10/2005 Web Page | PDF
H 0249C1 03/03/2005 Web Page
H 0249C2 03/29/2005 Web Page

Amendment: Posted: Format:

Amendment: Posted: Format:

Amendment: Posted: Format:
839703 03/30/2005 Web Page | PDF
848887 03/30/2005 Web Page | PDF

Bill Analyses
Analysis: Sponsor Posted: Format:
h 0249a Judiciary (JC) 03/03/2005 PDF
h 0249b Justice Council 03/29/2005 PDF

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