HB 236/CI (BR 24) - J. Gray, R. Adams, A. Arnold, J. Arnold Jr, E. Ballard, S. Baugh, C. Belcher, J. Bowen, K. Bratcher, S. Brinkman, J. Bruce, De. Butler, Dw. Butler, J. Carr, M. Cherry, H. Collins, J. Comer Jr, H. Cornett, T. Couch, R. Crimm, R. Damron, J. DeCesare, W. Dedman Jr, M. Denham, T. Edmonds, C. Embry Jr, B. Farmer, J. Fischer, D. Floyd, D. Ford, J. Gooch Jr, M. Harmon, M. Harper, J. Higdon, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, D. Keene, T. Kerr, S. Lee, Ji. Lee, G. Lynn, P. Marcotte, T. McKee, C. Meade, R. Mobley, B. Montell, L. Napier, R. Nelson, F. Nesler, D. Osborne, T. Pullin, M. Rader, R. Rand, J. Reinhardt, S. Rudy, T. Shelton, C. Siler, A. Smith, B. Smith, J. Stacy, J. Stewart III, T. Thompson, T. Turner, K. Upchurch, J. Vincent, M. Weaver, R. Weston, A. Wuchner
AN ACT relating to general principles of justification.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 503 relating to justification for use of force, to provide presumptions and principles relating to the use of force; amend KRS 503.010 relating to definitions to redefine dwelling, and to add definitions of residence and vehicle; amend KRS 503.050 relating to use of force for self protection to extend protection for any felony offense involving the use of force and add provision specifying that a person does not have a duty to retreat; amend KRS 503.070, relating to protection of another, to extend protection for a felony offense involving the use of force and add provision specifying that a person does not have a duty to retreat; amend KRS 503.080 relating to protection of property to include robbery and any felony offense involving the use of force and add provision specifying that a person does not have a duty to retreat; create a new section of KRS Chapter 503 to provide immunity from prosecution in certain use of force cases and provide that law enforcement can investigate claims of lawful use of force but cannot make an arrest unless there is probable cause to believe that the use of force was unlawful.
HB 236 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/CI - Make technical correction.
HFA (1, M. Marzian) - Retain original provisions and add a new section of KRS Chapter 237 to require the issuance of handguns, firearms, or other alternative deadly weapons and licenses to carry concealed weapons to all citizens at specified ages, for specified professionals, and upon specified occurrences.
Jan 5-introduced in House
Jan 6-to Judiciary (H)
Jan 23-posted in committee
Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 24, 2006; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 84-4 with Committee Substitute
Feb 27-received in Senate
Mar 1-to Judiciary (S)