Description: Defense of property; provide immunity to homeowners for use of force against unlawful entry into dwelling or residence.
Bill Text: [Introduced]
History of Actions:
|1||01/06 (H) Referred To Judiciary B|
|2||01/31 (H) Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 2006|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|Vote type required||Majority|
Principal Author: Mims
Code Section: A 097-0003-0015
Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 97-3-15, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO ALLOW USE OF FORCE, INCLUDING DEADLY FORCE TO DEFEND LIFE AND PROPERTY IN THE EVENT OF AN UNLAWFUL ENTRY INTO AN OCCUPIED DWELLING OR RESIDENCE; TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM CRIMINAL PROSECUTION OR CIVIL ACTION; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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