SB 2198

  • Rhode Island Senate Bill
  • 2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 24, 2024
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

An Act Relating To Criminal Offenses -- Burglary And Breaking And Entering


Provides a rebuttable defense if any person shall die or sustain a personal injury while committing any violent criminal offense that individual is lawfully in a place they have a right to be, and acted in self-defense and reasonable belief of harm.

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Apr 04, 2024

Rhode Island General Assembly

04/04/2024 Committee recommended measure be held for further study

Mar 29, 2024

Rhode Island General Assembly

03/29/2024 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (04/04/2024)

Jan 24, 2024


01/24/2024 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary

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