HB264/SB184: Castle Doctrine scheduled for multiple hearings and possible vote in Senate committee!

Senate Bill 184, Ohio's Castle Doctrine bill, has been added to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Criminal Justice's agenda for Wednesday, March 12 at 10:00 a.m. in the Senate Building's North Hearing Room.

The purpose for Wednesday's hearing is so that the committee may adopt amendments via a substitute bill.

The following day, Thursday, March 13 at 9:00 a.m., the committee will reconvene in the Senate Building's North Conference Room for the purpose of voting on the bill.

Immediately following, the House Criminal Justice Committee will give a third hearing to that chamber's companion Castle Doctrine bill, House Bill 264, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in Statehouse Room 121.

The purpose for Thursday's House committee hearing is so that the committee may hear proponent, opponent and interested party testimony.

For more information on Ohio's Castle Doctrine legislation, see: Buckeye Firearms Association Endorses HB264/SB184; Castle Doctrine Legislation.

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