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Deadly Force Against Intruder At A Business

Concerning the use of deadly physical force against a person who has made an illegal entry into a place of business.
2018 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill extends the right to use deadly force against an intruder under certain conditions to include owners, managers, and employees of a business.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




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