Protective orders; increases penalty for second offense for violation thereof. (HB1982)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Violation of provisions of protective orders; penalty. Provides that the punishment for any person convicted of a second misdemeanor violation of a protective order, when the offense is committed within five years of a conviction for a prior offense, shall include a mandatory minimum term of confinement of 60 days. The bill also provides that any person convicted of a third offense (including some felony offenses), when the third such offense is committed within 20 years of the first conviction, is guilty of a Class 6 felony, and punishment shall include a mandatory minimum term of confinement of one year. Read the Bill »


03/23/2007: signed by governor


01/05/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078100382
01/05/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/05/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB1982)
01/11/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/22/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2007Assigned App. sub: Public Safety (Sherwood)
02/03/2007Committee substitute printed 077829382-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB1982H1)
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee amendments (Courts) rejected
02/05/2007Committee substitute (Appropriations) agreed to 077829382-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1982H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1982ER)
02/21/2007Impact statement from VCSC (HB1982ER)
02/21/2007Signed by Speaker
02/22/2007Signed by President
03/14/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1982ER)
03/23/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 745 (effective 7/1/07)
04/10/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0745)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1237.