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

Bill Co Sponsor: Al Baldasaro , Elaine Swinford, Jeb Bradley, Sharon Carson, Peter Bragdon, John Gallus, Gary Lambert, Jim Luther, Raymond White

Next Hearing Date: Wed, 06/15/2011

Next Voting Date: Wed, 09/14/2011

Bill Status

Veto Overridden
Passed House Committee: Yes
Passed House: Yes
Passed Senate Committee: Yes
Passed Senate: Yes
Signed by Governor: No

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