PA Bill Number: HB717
Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions and for possession of firearm by minor.
Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions and for possession of firearm by minor. ...
Last Action Date: Feb 27, 2021
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
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
|House||Jan 21, 2015||Referred to JUDICIARY|
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