Fairfax, VA – On July 1st 2018, Idaho Senate Bill 1313 went into effect. This important piece of legislation, which improved the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves in Idaho, was passed by the legislature earlier this year and became law in March.
Your NRA thanks Senator Todd Lakey and the Idaho Legislature for strengthening Idaho's self-protection laws.
Senate Bill 1313, sponsored by Senator Todd Lakey (R-12), consolidated and codified existing law to clearly protect the inherent right of a person to defend themselves.
This legislation clarifies that in the exercise of self-defense, a law-abiding citizen may stand their ground and protect themselves or their family anywhere they have a legal right to be.