2020 Florida Proposed Gun Legislation

2020 Florida Proposed Gun Legislation… status as of 10 February 2020
* SMART legislation: promotes gun safety
To track legislation for both houses, visit https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bills/2020 

SENATE

Bill #/ Position Sponsor(s) Description Status
SB94

SMART legislation*

 

Companion HB451

 

 

 

Book; filed 8/2/19 Transfers of Firearms;Requires transfer of firearms to be conducted through a licensed dealer 8/16 Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules

9/19  Referral changed to Infrastructure and Security, Criminal Justice; Rules; now in Infrastructure & Security

1/14 Introduced – SJ12

       
SB114
SMART legislation

 

Companion HB47

Berman & Cruz; filed 8/6/19 Risk protection orders: redefines term “petitioner” to include person who has biological or legal parent-child relationship, legal guardian of or who’s a spouse or sibling of respondent 8/16 Referred to Infrastructure and  Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ13

       
SB134

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill:

HB6009

Taddeo; filed 8/14/19 Repeals preemption of firearms and ammunition regulations to the Legislature, to the exclusion of local jurisdictions 9/3 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ14

       
SB266

SMART legislation

Farmer; filed 9/12/19 Safe storage of loaded firearms; revises the locations and circumstances in which a loaded firearm is required to be kept or secured with a trigger lock; deleting conditions that pertain to the crime of failing to safely store or secure a loaded firearm. 10/15 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Criminal Justice; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ23

       
SB270

SMART legislation

Farmer; filed 9/12/19 Sale and delivery of firearms; requires parties to complete the sale, lease, or transfer through a licensed dealer; authorizes licensed dealer to charge a buyer or transferee fees 10/15 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ23

 

 

     
SB310

SMART legislation

Stewart; filed 9/17/19 3-D printed firearms; prohibits printing, transferring, importing, distributing, selling, possessing, or giving to another person certain 3D-printed firearms; requires persons in possession of such firearms to relinquish them or to destroy them before the prohibition takes effect 10/15 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ25

       
SB370
SMART
legislation
Cruz; filed 9/25 Safe school officers; requires school district boards to provide approval before certain charter schools employ school resource and safety officers; authorizes school districts to oversee, manage and establish best practices for employment of said officers within district 10/15 Referred to Education; Infrastructure & Security; Rules

1/14 Introduced-SJ28

       
SB398

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill HB245

 

 

Berman & Rodriguez; filed 9/30 Concealed weapons and firearms; prohibits concealed weapon or firearm licensee from openly carrying a handgun or carrying a concealed weapon or firearm into any child care facility, etc. 10/15 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ31

       
SB428

SMART legislation

Braynon & Rodriguez; filed 10/2 Prohibited places for weapons and firearms; revises locations where concealed firearms licensee is prohibited from openly carrying a handgun or carrying a concealed firearm 10/15 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ33

       
SB460

SMARTlegislation

 

Companion HB289

Book; filed 10/4 Sales of ammunition; requires background checks for the sale or transfer of ammunition; providing exceptions 10/15 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ35

       
SB462

SMART legislation

 

Book; filed 10/4 Public records/buyer or transferee/ammunition; provides exemption from public records requirements for records containing certain information 10/15 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ35

       
SB548

SMART legislation

Rodriguez; filed 10/17 Firearms; requires the Department of Law Enforcement to include on standard form certain questions concerning potential firearm buyer’s or transferee’s criminal historyand other information related to eligibility to make firearm purchase; requiring department to notify certain law enforcement agencies when potential sale or transfer receives a non-approval 11/1 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ42

       
SB558

SMART legislation

Bracy; filed 10/17 Large-capacity magazines; defines “large-capacity magazine”; prohibits sale, transfer, or possession of large-capacity magazines; provides criminal penalties & exceptions 11/1 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Criminal Justice; Appropriations

1/14 Introduced – SJ43

       
SB586

SMART legislation

Rodriguez; filed 10/18 Firearms; requires that, if neither party to a firearm sale or transfer is a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, all other sales or transfers may be conducted only between two persons who have valid concealed weapons or firearms licenses 11/6 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ45

       
SB634

SMART legislation

 

Powell; filed 10/23 Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearms and weapons; prohibits person from owning, possessing, and lawfully using firearms, ammunition and supplies while engaging in certain lawful uses if within specified distance of real property of certain locations, etc. 11/6 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ48

       
SB652

SMART legislation

 

Companion bills

HB201, SB1802

Criminal Justice, Pizzo filed 10/24 Urban Core Gun Violence Task Force; Creating the Urban Core Gun Violence Task Force; specifying duties and powers of the task force; authorizing the task force to seek assistance from state agencies; providing for access to certain information and records, etc. 11/6 Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations SC on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 49

1/14 Introduced-SJ49

1/28 CS by Criminal Justice YEAS 4 NAYS 0-SJ214

1/29 Pending reference review under rule 4.7(2) Committee Substitute; CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time – SJ218

1/31 Now in Appropriations SC on Criminal & Civil Justice

       
SB718

SMART legislation

Berman (co-introducer Cruz); filed 10/31

 

SMART legislation

Domestic Violence; Prohibits certain acts of domestic & dating violence; revises prohibition on sale/transfer of firearms to persons convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence offenses; prohibits persons convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence from possessing firearm or ammunition 11/18 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ55

       
SB728

 

Companion bill HB311

Stargel, co-introducer Hutson; filed 11/1 Threats; decreases criminal penalty for threatening to discharge w/ intent to do bodily harm; prohibits threats to use a firearm or weapon with specified intent; provides criminal penalties. 11/21 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Criminal Justice; Appropriations

1/13 CS by Infrastructure YEAS 7 NAYS 0

1/14 Introduced – SJ56

1/15 Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) (Committee Substitute)

1/23 CS by Infrastructure & Security read 1st time -SJ186

2/4 CS/CS by Criminal Justice YEAS 5 NAYS 0-SJ239

2/5 Pending reference review – committee substitute

2/6 CS/CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time-SJ245

2/10 Now in Appropriations

       
SB794

SMART legislation

Stewart; filed 11/6 Large-capacity Magazines; Prohibits import, distribution, transport, transfer, sale, or gift within state; provides criminal penalties; prohibits possession of large-capacity magazines; provides exceptions. 11/21 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Criminal Justice; Rules

1/14 Introduced – SJ60

       
SB1208

SMART legislation

Farmer; filed12/11 Prohibits sale or transfer of Assault Weapons & Large-Capacity Magazines 12/18 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Criminal Justice; Rules

1/14 Introduced-SJ88

       
SB1248

SMART legislation

 

Companion HB923

Torres; filed 12/16 Safe storage of firearms for licensed importers, manufacturers, and dealersunder certain circumstances; provides for inspection. 1/8 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Criminal Justice; Rules

1/14 Introduced-SJ91

       
SB1300

SMART legislation

Stewart; filed 12/19 Prohibits Assault Weapon import, distribution, etc. Requires certificates of possession for assault weapons lawfully possessed before specified date. 1/8 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Criminal Justice; Rules

1/14 Introduced-SJ95

       
SB1524

 

Companion HB183

Gainer; filed 1/8 Authorizing elected members of specified governing bodies who are concealed weapon or firearm licensees to carry a concealed weapon or firearm to a meeting of the governing body of which he or she is a member, etc. 1/13 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced-SJ112

       
SB1540

SMART legislation

 

Companion HB1243

Simmons, filed 1/8 Domestic Violence; Requires a court to order a defendant arrested for an act of domestic violence not to possess firearms or ammunition as a condition of bail; requires Dept of Law Enforcement, upon receipt of a request for a criminal history record check, to determine if potential firearm buyer/transferee has been charged with domestic violence or has an outstanding warrant issued for an act of domestic violence and is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition, etc. 1/13 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Criminal Justice; Rules

1/14 Introduced-SJ115

       
SB1566

SMART legislation

Braynon; filed 1/8 Concealed Weapons Licensing; Decreasing # years that licenses to carry concealed weapons are valid; specifying that firearm experience  thru military service in US Armed Forces meets requirement of demonstrating firearm competence; requiring that the full set of fingerprints submitted with application be retained; requiring  Dept of Agriculture and Consumer Services to bear the licensee’s fingerprint retention fee, etc. 1/13 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/14 Introduced-SJ117

       
SB1622

SMART legislation

Book; filed 1/9 Risk protection orders:  Authorizing law enforcement officer to execute a court order on any day and at any time; authorizing a court to remove the right to purchase, own, sell, or possess firearms or ammunition or to possess a license to carry concealed weapons of a person found to be incapacitated; requiring the Dept of Law Enforcement, in certain cases, to investigate individuals upon whom a firearm disability is imposed and, if the individuals are in possession of firearms or ammunition, to seize the firearms and ammunition, etc. 1/17 Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Judiciary; Rules

1/22 Introduced -SJ 159

       
SB1802

SMART legislation

 

Companion bills

HB201, SB652

Criminal Justice, Pizzo

Filed 1/10

Public Meetings/Urban Core Gun Violence Task Force; Providing an exemption from public meetings requirements for portions of the Urban Core Gun Violence Task Force meetings at which exempt or confidential and exempt information is discussed 1/17 Referred to Criminal Justice, Govt Oversight & Accountability; Rules

1/22 Introduced-SJ175

1/28 CS by Criminal Justice YEAS 4 NAYS 0 –SJ229

1/30 Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) committee substitute

2/4 CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time – SJ235

2/5 On committee agenda- Govt Oversight 2/10 1:30

       
SB1846

SMART legislation

 

Companion HB6049

Powell; filed 1/13 Use of Deadly Force in Defense of a Person; Repealing STAND YOUR GROUND a provision relating to home protection and the use or threatened use of deadly force, which creates a presumption of fear of death or great bodily harm in certain circumstances and provides that a person has no duty to retreat and has the right to stand his or her ground and meet force with force in certain circumstances, etc 1/17 Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules

1/22 Introduced -SJ 179

       
SB7028

SMART legislation

 

Related to SB7030

Infrastructure & Security; filed 1/14 Public Safety: works to close Gun Show Loophole; improve Safe Storage of Loaded Firearms; develops

Statewide Strategy for Targeted Violence Prevention

1/6 Submitted for consideration by Infrastructure & Security; on committee agenda

1/13 Submitted as committee bill; reported favorably YEAS 7 / NAYS 0

1/14 filed

1/17 Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations

1/22 Introduced -SJ 184

       
SB7030

Related to SB7028

Infrastructure (& Security; filed 1/22 Public Safety: requires emergency personnel to disclose certain confidential communications to law enforcement to communicate a threat; authorizes a person not licensed or who chooses not to use a licensed dealer to facilitate private sale of his or her firearm to sell firearm if specified requirements are met 1/22 Introduced – SJ 184

 

HOUSE

Bill #/ Position Sponsor(s) Description Status
HB47
SMART legislation
Stark & Fernandez; Good; Polsky filed 8/12/19 Risk protection orders: redefines term “petitioner” to include person who has biological or legal parent-child relationship, legal guardian of or who’s a spouse or sibling of respondent 9/23 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee, Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary

1/14 Introduced-HJ11

       
HB117

SMART legislation

Jacquet; filed 9/5/19 Concealed firearm licensing; requires applicant to have undergone mental health evaluation & determined to be competent or provide letter from specified profession as to competency. 9/23 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ15

       
HB183

 

Companion bill SB1524

Ponder, co-introducers Donalds, Stone; filed 9/17/19 Prohibited places for weapons and firearms; authorizes elected member of specified governing body who holds license to carry concealed firearms to meeting of governing body of which he or she is member. 9/25 Referred to Criminal Justice SC; Local, Fed & Vet Affairs SC; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ20

1/28 CS by Criminal Justice SC YEAS 11 NAYS 3-HJ471

1/29 Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)

1/30 Now in Local, Fed & Vet Affairs SC; CS by Criminal Justice SC read 1st time-HJ467

2/3 Favorable by Local, Fed & Vet YEAS 10 NAYS 1-HJ486

2/6 Favorable by Judiciary Committee YEAS 11 NAYS 4

2/7 Placed on Calendar

 

       
HB201

SMART legislation

 

Companion Bills SB652, SB1802

Criminal Justice SC ; Jones ; Antone ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brown ; Cortes ; Eskamani ; Fernandez ; Joseph ; Polo ; Smith, C. Gun Violence Reduction; Creates Urban Core Gun Violence Task Force; provides for membership, staff support, duties & powers, annual reports, & repeal of task force; creates Florida Firearm Violence Reduction Pilot Program; authorizes FDLE to provide grants to specified number of counties to implement pilot program. 9/19 filed

9/25 Referred to Criminal Justice SC; Justice Appropriation SC; Judiciary Committee -HJ 22

1/14 Introduced-HJ22

2/3 CS by Criminal Justice SC; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 50

2/5 Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c); CS by Criminal Justice SC read 1st time –HJ496

2/6 Now in Justice Appropriations SC

       
HB245

SMART legislation

 

Companion bill SB398

 

 

Polo & Hill (co-introducers); Fernandez; Good; Polsky; filed 9/30 Concealed weapons and firearms; prohibits concealed weapon or firearm licensee from openly carrying handgun or carrying concealed weapon or firearm into any child care facility. 10/10 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ24

       
HB273 Sabatini & Hill (co-introducers); McClain; filed 10/1 Carrying of firearms; removes requirement that license to carry concealed firearm is required in order to carry such firearm; limits areas in which concealed carrying of firearm is prohibited; revises criminal penalties; revises provisions relating to carrying of concealed weapons by nonresidents; provides for issuance of concealed carry licenses for reciprocity purposes; specifies that person not otherwise prohibited by law may own, possess, & lawfully use firearms & ammunition for lawful purposes. 10/14 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ26

       
HB289

SMART legislation

 

Companion

SB460

 

Daley & DuBose (co-introducers); Eskamani; Fernandez; Geller; Gottlieb; Jacobs; Jones; Polo; Polsky; Smith,C; filed 10/4 Sales of ammunition; requires background checks for sale or transfer of ammunition.

 

 

 

10/16 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary

1/14 Introduced-HJ27

       
HB291 Daley; filed 10/4 Public records/sales of ammunition; provides exemption from public records requirements for records containing certain information pertaining to buyer or transferee who is not found to be prohibited from receipt or transfer of ammunition; provides for future legislative review & repeal of exemption 10/16 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ28

       
HB311

Companion SB728

Criminal Justice SC; Massullo; filed 10/8 Threats; amends existing legislation which prohibits threats to use firearm or weapon with specified intent. 10/16 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ29

2/3 CS by Criminal Justice SC YEAS 14 NAYS 0 – HJ504

2/5 Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c); CS by Criminal Justice SC read 1st time-HJ496

2/7 On agenda Justice Appropriations SC 2/11  1:30 pm

       
HB353

WITHDRAWN
SMART legislation

 

Bell; filed 10/15 Weapons and firearms; provides that petition for involuntary examination serves as petition for risk protection order in certain circumstances and provides for confiscation of firearms & ammunition; requires minimum mandatory term of imprisonment for person convicted of felony while owning or having in his or her possession or control firearm, ammunition, or electronic weapon or device. 10/23 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/9 Withdrawn from committees;

Withdrawn prior to introduction-HJ32

       
HB451

SMART legislation

Good (co-introducer Polo); filed 10/24 Weapons & Firearms; Requires all sales/transfers be conducted through a licensed firearm dealer & persons involved in the sale or transfer subject to background checks. 10/30 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ38

       
HB499

SMART legislation

Eskamani (co-introducers Casello; Cortes; Daley; Hogan Johnson; Polo; Smith, C.; filed 10/31 Domestic Violence; Revises prohibition on sale/transfer of firearms to persons convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence; prohibits persons convicted of misdemeanor offense from possessing firearm/ammo; requires persons convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence to surrender all firearms/ammo; provides requirements for law enforcement carrying out court order & taking possession of firearms & ammo; requires law enforcement to develop policies & procedures; authorizes defendant to transfer all firearms/ammo to another person. 11/15 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ42

       
HB627

SMART legislation

Smith, C; filed 10/1 Assault Weapons/ Large-Capacity Magazines; Prohibits sale, transfers, possession; provides exceptions; requires certificates of possession if lawfully possessed before specified date; provides conditions for continued possession; requires certificates of transfer; provides for relinquishment; provides requirements for transportation; provides enhanced criminal penalties for certain offenses when committed with assault weapon or large-capacity magazine. 11/25 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ51

       
HB629

Linked to HB627

Smith, C; filed 11/13 Pub. Rec./Personal Identifying Information of Assault Weapon or Large-Capacity Magazine Possession Certificate holder; Provides exemption from public records requirements; provides for access to exempt information for specified purposes. 11/25 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ51

       
HB631

SMART legislation

 

Companion S266

Polsky; filed 11/13 Sale, Transfer, Storage of Firearms; Revises requirements for storage; provides criminal penalties if minor accesses stored firearm & uses it in specified ways; revises definition of “minor”; requires seller or transferor of firearm to provide specified information; provides immunity for certain providers of information; revises standard for adults & minors to be criminally negligent. 11/25 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ52

       
HB809

SMART legislation

Fernandez & Smith,C ; filed 11/26 Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms; Reduces term/fee of license to carry; requires retention of fingerprints in specified state system; requires proof of completion of firearms training or safety course or class meeting specified requirements to renew license. 12/16 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ69

       
HB885

SMART legislation

Polo, Fernandez, & Smith,C; filed 12/9 State Preemption of Firearm and Ammunition Regulation; Specifies that local government entity is not preempted from regulating sale of firearms or ammunition on property owned by that entity 12/12 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ75

       
HB923

SMART legislation

 

Companion SB1248

Goff-Marcil & Mercado; filed 12/11 Safe Storage of Firearms;Provides firearm storage requirements for licensed importers, manufacturers, & dealers; authorizes inspections. 12/12 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ79

       
HB1243

SMART legislation

 

Companion SB1540

Brown & Smith,C; filed 1/9 Domestic Violence; Requires court to order defendant arrested for act of domestic violence not to possess firearms or ammunition as condition of bail; prohibits individual with outstanding warrant for domestic violence from possessing firearm or ammunition; authorizes court to issue arrest warrant for act of domestic violence. 1/14 Introduced-HJ111

1/17 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

       
HB1437 Williamson, Trumbull; filed 1/14

Co introducers added Andrade; Donalds; Drake; Hill; Roach; Sabatini; Stone; Yarborough

Safety of Religious Institutions; Authorizes church, synagogue, or other religious institution to allow concealed weapon licensee to carry firearm on its property 1/14 Introduced-HJ128

1/17 Referred to Criminal Justice SC; Education Committee; Judiciary Committee

1/28 CS by Criminal Justice SC YEAS 12 NAYS 2- HJ472

1/29 Pending review of CS under rule 7.18(c)

1/30 CS by Criminal Justice SC read 1st time –HJ469

2/6 Favorable by Education Committee YEAS 15 NAYS 1;

Now in Judiciary

       
HB6001 Sabatini & Hill; McClain; filed 8/8/19 Campus carry/licenses to carry concealed firearms; removes provision prohibiting concealed carry licensees from openly carrying handgun or carrying concealed firearm into college or university facility. 9/23 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ257

       
HB6003 Hill & Sabatini; McClain; filed 8/9/19 Firearms; removes the following provisions: 1) authorizing seizure of firearms from persons in certain circumstances, 2) prohibition on firearms ownership or possession until removal of firearm possession & firearm ownership disability, 3) prohibition on persons younger than 21 years of age from purchasing firearms, 4) certain exemptions from firearms purchase waiting period, 5) ban on bump-fire stock, & 6) statute authorizing risk protection orders. 9/23 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ258

       
HB6009

SMART legislation

 

Companion Bill: SB134

Daley& Joseph; (co-introducers Polo, Smith,C, Stark); filed 8/16 Preemption of firearms and ammunition; repeals provisions preempting the field of regulation of firearms & ammunition to Legislature, to exclusion of local jurisdictions. 9/23 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ258

 

       
HB6049

SMART
legislation

 

Companion SB1846

Joseph; co-introducer Smith,C; filed 12/5 Repeals 776.013 (Stand Your Ground) Use of Deadly Force in Defense of a Person; Repeals provisions relating to home protection & use of deadly force, which creates presumption of fear of death or great bodily harm in certain circumstances & provides that person has no duty to retreat & has right to stand his or her ground & meet force with force in certain circumstances. 12/12 Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

1/14 Introduced-HJ260