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SB 378, 80th Regular Session
Relating to the use of force or deadly force in defense of a person.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/07

Author: Jeff Wentworth
Joint Author: Kip Averitt | Kim Brimer | John Carona | Bob Deuell | Robert Duncan | Kevin Eltife | Craig Estes | Troy Fraser | Mario Gallegos, Jr. | Chris Harris | Glenn Hegar | Juan Hinojosa | Mike Jackson | Kyle Janek | Eddie Lucio, Jr. | Jane Nelson | Robert Nichols | Steve Ogden | Dan Patrick | Kel Seliger | Florence Shapiro | Eliot Shapleigh | Carlos Uresti | Leticia Van de Putte | Kirk Watson | John Whitmire | Tommy Williams
Sponsor: Joe Driver
Joint Sponsor: Phil King | Robert Talton | Patrick Rose | Debbie Riddle
CoSponsor: Rafael Anchia | Charles "Doc" Anderson | Jimmie Aycock | Kevin Bailey | Leo Berman | Dwayne Bohac | Dennis Bonnen | Dan Branch | Betty Brown | Fred Brown | Bill Callegari | Norma Chavez | Warren Chisum | Wayne Christian | Byron Cook | Robert Cook | Frank Corte, Jr. | Joe Crabb | Brandon Creighton | Myra Crownover | Drew Darby | John Davis | Dianne White Delisi | Joe Deshotel | Harold V. Dutton, Jr. | Rob Eissler | Gary Elkins | Kirk England | Juan Escobar | David Farabee | Dan Flynn | Stephen Frost | Pete Gallego | Juan Garcia | Dan Gattis | Charlie Geren | Tony Goolsby | Ryan Guillen | Pat Haggerty | Mike Hamilton | Kelly Hancock | Rick Hardcastle | Patricia Harless | Linda Harper-Brown | Joe Heflin | Abel Herrero | Harvey Hilderbran | Fred Hill | Mark Homer | Chuck Hopson | Charlie Howard | Bryan Hughes | Carl Isett | Jim Jackson | Delwin Jones | Jim Keffer | Susan King | Lois Kolkhorst | Mike Krusee | Edmund Kuempel | Thomas Latham | Jodie Laubenberg | David Leibowitz | Eddie Lucio III | Nathan Macias | Jerry Madden | Armando Martinez | Jim McReynolds | Jose Menendez | Tommy Merritt | Sid Miller | Geanie Morrison | Anna Mowery | Jim Murphy | Mike O'Day | Rob Orr | Solomon Ortiz, Jr. | John Otto | Tan Parker | Diane Patrick | Ken Paxton | Aaron Pena | Larry Phillips | Jim Pitts | Chente Quintanilla | Richard Raymond | Allan Ritter | Todd Smith | Wayne Smith | John Smithee | Burt Solomons | Joe Straus | David Swinford | Larry Taylor | Vicki Truitt | Corbin Van Arsdale | Allen Vaught | Hubert Vo | George West | Beverly Woolley | Bill Zedler | John Zerwas

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2007, 80th R.S.,ch. 1, General and Special Laws of Texas

Companion:

HB 103 (Identical)
HB 284 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Crimes--Against Persons--General

House Committee: Criminal Jurisprudence (Aaron Pena, Juan Escobar, Terri Hodge, Barbara Mallory Caraway, Paul Moreno, Paula Pierson, Debbie Riddle, Robert Talton, Allen Vaught)
Senate Committee: Jurisprudence (Jeff Wentworth, John Carona, Robert Duncan, Mario Gallegos, Jr., Chris Harris, Juan Hinojosa, Kirk Watson)

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