Introduced by Rep. Michele Hoitenga (R) on November 2, 2017 To revise a prohibition on the use of pepper spray with more than a 10 percent oleoresin capsicum concentration in the reasonable defense of one's person or property. The bill would increase the maximum concentration to 18 percent, and allow the formulas to contain an ultraviolet dye. Reportedly 45 other states allow 18 percent pepper spray concentrations. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on November 2, 2017
Reported in the House on February 7, 2018 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.