Protective orders; allows petitioner to obtain extension of order for no more than two years. (HB930)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville) with support from co-patrons Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), and Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Extension of protective orders.  Allows a petitioner who has obtained a protective order under 16.1-279.1 (cases of family abuse) or 19.2-152.10 (stalking) to obtain an extension of such order for a period of no more than one year if the respondent continues to pose a threat to the health or safety of the petitioner and the petitioner's family and household members. There is no limit on the number of extensions that may be requested. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102291D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/03/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/10/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB930)
02/10/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Committee substitute printed 10105060D-H1
02/12/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105060D-H1
02/15/2010Passed by temporarily
02/15/2010Amendments by Delegate Bell, R. B. agreed to
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB930EH1
02/15/2010Printed as engrossed 10105060D-EH1
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/24/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Committee substitute printed 10105627D-S1
02/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Reading of substitute waived
03/01/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105627D-S1
03/01/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended HB930S1
03/01/2010Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Placed on Calendar
03/03/2010Senate substitute agreed to by House 10105627D-S1 (96-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB930ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
03/22/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB930ER)
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 425 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0425)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 45 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB468.