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2023-2024 Regular Session

Information for HF1288

Short Description: Use of force in defense of home and person law clarified, Minnesota's self-defense and defense of home laws codified and extended, common law duty to retreat in cases of self-defense outside home eliminated, boundaries of dwelling expanded for purposes of self-defense, presumption in the case of a person entering dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force created, and rights available to person in that person's dwelling extended to a person defending against entry of that person's occupied vehicle.