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Proposed Pennsylvania House Legislation HB45

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This legislation is an important enhancement to the Castle Doctrine by providing for the ability of an individual who is attacked to use lethal force should there be a significant difference in the physical prowess or stature of the attacker. This is otherwise known as disparity of force and also provides for a recognition of multiple attackers as well.

Sponsor: Rep. Rick Saccone

Legislation Overview

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: 2015-2016 Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: January 21, 2015



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32 sponsors: Richard Saccone; Michael Reese; Jerome Knowles; Stephen Bloom; Robert Kauffman; David Maloney; Bryan Cutler; Mark Gillen; Russ Diamond; John McGinnis; Matthew Gabler; Cris Dush; Curtis Sonney; Daryl Metcalfe; Harry Readshaw; Will Tallman; Bryan Barbin; Bradley Roae; Kathy Rapp; Barry Jozwiak; Jim Christiana; Frank Farry; Jack Rader; James Marshall; Judith Ward; Kristin Phillips-Hill; Craig Staats; Ryan Warner; Frank Farina; Greg Rothman; Jason Ortitay; Jaret Gibbons

Chamber Date Action
House Jan 21, 2015 Referred to JUDICIARY
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There have not been any votes on this bill

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