This year Delegate Anne Crockett-Stark has reintroduced the bill in the form that it passed the Senate last year. House Bill 1415 It simply states:
Any occupant of a dwelling using physical force, including deadly physical force as provided in this section, shall be immune from civil liability for injuries or death of the other person who has unlawfully entered the dwelling that results from the use of such force.In the interview below, Delegate Bell mentioned that some other groups tried to co-op his legislation last year. VSSA was not one of those groups. As with Delegate Bell's legislation last year, VSSA supports Delegate Stark's legislation.