SB 1005 Changes the laws regarding the use of deadly force by a private property owner or lessor, exempts antique firearms from certain weapons offenses, and modifies provisions concerning concealed carry endorsements
Sponsor: Schaefer
LR Number: 5207S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 3/4/2010 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S523
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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SB 1005 - This act specifies that an individual, who owns or leases private property and is claiming a justification of using protective force, may use deadly force against a person who unlawfully enters, remains after unlawfully entering, or attempts to unlawfully enter the property.

The owner or lessor of private property does not have a duty to retreat from such property.

Currently, a person commits the crime of unlawful possession of a firearm if he or she is a convicted felon possessing a firearm. This act would allow such persons to possess antique firearms.

The minimum age requirement for obtaining a concealed carry endorsement is lowered from 23 to 21 years of age. To process a change of address for a concealed carry endorsement, the sheriff of the new jurisdiction may charge a fee of not more than $10. Also, a sheriff may charge a fee of not more than $10 to change the name on an endorsement.

This act has certain provisions that are similar to HB 1787 (2010), HB 1206 (2010), HB 1669 (2010), HCS/HB 1787 (2010), SCS/HB 1802 (2010), HB 2068 (2010), and SB 968 (2010).

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE