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HB 168 - Authorizes "Stand Your Ground" Policy - Wyoming Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes "Stand Your Ground" Policy

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that authorizes a "stand your ground" policy.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that an individual who uses reasonable defensive force is immune from arrest or prosecution (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits peace officers from arresting individuals who use defensive force unless there is probably cause to suggest that the force was not reasonable (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an individual who uses defensive force may be wrong in their estimation of the threat so long as there is a reasonably basis for the estimation and the individual acts reasonably upon it (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an individual who uses reasonable defensive force cannot be subject to civil liability (Sec. 2).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Authorizes "Stand Your Ground" Policy

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that authorizes a "stand your ground" policy.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that an individual who uses reasonable defensive force is immune from arrest or prosecution (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits peace officers from arresting individuals who use defensive force unless there is probably cause to suggest that the force was not reasonable (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an individual who uses defensive force may be wrong in their estimation of the threat so long as there is a reasonably basis for the estimation and the individual acts reasonably upon it (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an individual who uses reasonable defensive force cannot be subject to civil liability (Sec. 2).

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