General Assembly

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Short Title

Regards defense of self, others, and property against crimes 
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Long Title To amend sections 2307.601, 2901.05, and 2901.09 and to enact sections 2901.091 and 2901.092 of the Revised Code to define what constitutes reasonable force and specify when a person is justified in its use or threatened use, to provide that a person has no duty to retreat from any place where the person is lawfully present prior to using or threatening to use reasonable force, to establish civil and criminal immunity for a person who uses or threatens to use reasonable force, to revise the circumstances under which a person who uses or threatens to use deadly force is presumed to be acting in self-defense or in defense of another, and to establish a procedure and standards for asserting and disproving self-defense, defense of another, or defense of a residence in a criminal or civil case.

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Committees

House Criminal Justice Committee
 
 

Primary Sponsors

A. Nino Vitale
Candice R. Keller
 

Cosponsors

REPRESENTATIVES
Niraj J. Antani
John Becker
Andrew Brenner
Tom Brinkman
Bill Dean
Ron Hood
James M. Hoops
Larry Householder
George F. Lang
Derek Merrin
Wes Retherford
Craig S. Riedel
Tim Schaffer
Robert Sprague
Andy Thompson
Paul Zeltwanger
 
 
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