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Minnesota Legislature

2019-2020 Regular Session

Information for HF201

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