Protective orders; respondent prohib. to be in alleged victim's physical presence, ext. of orders. (SB149)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath) with support from co-patron Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Protective orders. Requires that prohibited acts under any protective orders be specifically described in the order and that the prohibited acts include that the respondent not be in the alleged victim's or petitioner's physical presence. The bill also provides if the expiration of a protective order occurs at a time that the court is not in session, the expiration shall be extended until 5 p.m. of the next business day that the court which issued the order is in session. This is currently the law for emergency protective orders only. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064348724
01/10/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2006Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (12-Y 2-N)