This legislation expands Castle Doctrine protections for citizens who use lethal force when assaulted to include multiple attackers (Gangs) and 'disparity of force'.
Sponsor: Rep. Rick Saccone
Title: In general principles of justification, further providing for use of force in self-protection.
Description: An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general principles of justification, further providing for use of force in self-protection.
Session: 2017-2018 Regular Session
Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY
Last Action Date: January 23, 2017
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30 sponsors: Richard Saccone (R); Matthew Baker (R); Thomas Mustio (R); Jason Ortitay (R); Greg Rothman (R); Judith Ward (R); Jerome Knowles; George Dunbar (R); Russ Diamond (R); Stephen Bloom (R); David Millard (R); Michael Reese (R); David Zimmerman (R); Seth Grove (R); Robert Kauffman (R); Mark Gillen (R); Matthew Gabler (R); Eric Nelson (R); Harry Readshaw (D); Tarah Toohil; Jack Rader (R); Barry Jozwiak (R); Daryl Metcalfe (R); Jim Cox (R); David Maloney (R); Justin Simmons (R); David Hickernell (R); Frank Farry (R); Kristin Phillips-Hill (R); Jonathan Fritz (R)
|House||Jan 23, 2017||Referred to JUDICIARY|
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