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Passed Wyoming Gun Law HB168

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Legislation Overview

Title: Stand your ground-2.

Description: AN ACT relating to crimes and civil liability; establishing and modifying when defensive force can be used; establishing when no duty to retreat exists; providing immunity from civil liability for reasonable use of defensive force; providing for an award of costs if a civil lawsuit is filed as specified; providing that the use of reasonable defensive force does not subject a person to criminal prosecution as specified; providing a definition; providing conforming amendments; and providing for an effective date.

Session: 2018 Budget Session

Last Action: Chapter No. 135 Session Laws of Wyoming 2018

Last Action Date: March 14, 2018


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44 sponsors: Tim Salazar (R); Jim Allen (R); Eric Barlow (R); Dennis Biteman (R); Theodore Blackburn (R); Stan Blake (D); Landon Brown (R); Donald Burkhart (R); Robert Clausen (R); Scott Clem (R); Scott Court (R); Roy Edwards (R); John Eklund (R); Chuck Gray (R); William Haley (R); Marti Halverson (R); Steve Harshman (R); William Henderson (R); Hans Hunt (R); Mark Jennings (R); Lloyd Larsen (R); Dan Laursen (R); Tyler Lindholm (R); Lars Lone (R); Carl Loucks (R); David Miller (R); David Northrup (R); Jared Olsen (R); Garry Piiparinen (R); Cheri Steinmetz (R); Clark Stith (R);Nathan Winters (R); James Anderson (R); Fred Baldwin (R); Paul Barnard (R); Anthony Bouchard (R); Henry Coe (R); Dan Dockstader (R); Ogden Driskill (R); Larry Hicks (R); David Kinskey (R); Bill Landen (R); Glenn Moniz (R); Jeff Wasserburger (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 73% (44 of 60)

Chamber Date Action
Mar 14, 2018 HEA No. 0063 Became law without signature
Mar 14, 2018 Chapter No. 135 Session Laws of Wyoming 2018
Mar 14, 2018 Assigned Chapter Number 135
House Mar 10, 2018 Concur:Passed 49-11-0-0-0
Senate Mar 10, 2018 President Signed HEA No. 0063
House Mar 10, 2018 Speaker Signed HEA No. 0063
Mar 10, 2018 Assigned Number HEA No. 0063
Senate Mar 9, 2018 3rd Reading:Passed 26-4-0-0-0
House Mar 9, 2018 Received for Concurrence
Senate Mar 8, 2018 2nd Reading:Passed
Senate Mar 7, 2018 Placed on General File
Senate Mar 7, 2018 S05 - Agriculture:Recommend Amend and Do Pass 4-1-0-0-0
Senate Mar 7, 2018 COW:Passed
Senate Mar 5, 2018 Introduced and Referred to S05 - Agriculture
Senate Mar 2, 2018 Received for Introduction
House Feb 28, 2018 3rd Reading:Passed 47-11-2-0-0
House Feb 27, 2018 3rd Reading:Laid Back
House Feb 23, 2018 2nd Reading:Passed
House Feb 22, 2018 COW:Passed
House Feb 21, 2018 H01 - Judiciary:Recommend Amend and Do Pass 8-1-0-0-0
House Feb 21, 2018 Placed on General File
House Feb 15, 2018 Introduced and Referred to H01 - Judiciary 51-8-1-0-0
House Feb 14, 2018 Received for Introduction
Feb 13, 2018 Bill Number Assigned
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