Trayvon Martin case: How state lawmakers voted on Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Since the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin in Sanford on Feb. 26, Florida's Stand Your Ground Law has come under national scrutiny.

Below is how state lawmakers voted on the law in 2005.

The Florida Senate voted 39-0 in favor of the Stand Your Ground bill. The date of the vote was March 23, 2005. Fort Lauderdale Sen. Mandy Dawson, a Democrat, missed the vote.

The Florida House vote was 94-20 on April 5, 2005. Six members of the House did not vote.

Senate Bill 436 was signed into law by then-Governor Jeb Bush on April 26, 2005. It became law on Oct. 1, 2005.

Click the following links to see how members of the Florida Senate and House voted: and

Special prosecutor Angela Corey has said she will make an announcement on the Trayvon Martin case by the end of the week.

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