Going upon the premises of another

S.E.A. 220, P.L. 113 Effective: July 1, 2019 Amends the law providing that a person who goes upon the premises of another for certain purposes does not have an assurance that the premises are safe for the person's purpose. Specifies that the law applies to a person … [Read more...]

Individualized mental health safety plans

S.E.A. 359, P.L. 225 Effective: July 1, 2019 In relevant part, provides that a psychiatric crisis center, psychiatric inpatient unit, or psychiatric residential treatment provider that discloses an individualized mental health safety plan to certain licensed … [Read more...]

Going upon the premises of another

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 220 on going upon the premises of another, sponsored by Rep. May. The bill amends the law providing that a person who goes upon the premises of another for certain purposes does not have an assurance that the premises are safe for … [Read more...]

Self-defense and the defense of others

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1284 on self-defense and the defense of others, sponsored by Sen. Tomes. The bill provides immunity for a justified use of force in certain instances and requires a court to award, in certain instances, reasonable attorney's fees … [Read more...]

Self-defense and the defense of others

For amend and vote only, the House Judiciary Committee heard Rep. Lucas’ HB 1284 on self-defense and the defense of others, providing immunity for a justified use of force in certain instances and requiring a trial court to conduct a pretrial hearing concerning the … [Read more...]