Elevates offenses for rioting, which can include peaceful protesters who refuse to disperse in response to orders from authorities to do so. The bill was introduced on January 16, 2017, passed and was signed by the governor on March 2, 2017.
Criminalizes loitering or prowling that creates justifiable and reasonable alarm or immediate concern for the safety of other individuals or property. Introduced on January 16, 2017, but failed to pass.
Allows peace officers to issue $250 citations for trespassing. The bill was introduced on January 12, 2017, passed and signed by the governor on March 2, 2017.
Exempts motorists from liability for injuries to pedestrians in roadways. The bill was introduced on January 9, 2017, was recommended from committee "not to pass" and failed to pass the House on February 13, 2017.