Protective orders; expands class of persons who may be issued order from victims of stalking, etc. (SB1091)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Protective order; grounds.  Expands the class of persons who may be issued a protective order from victims of stalking, sexual battery, aggravated sexual battery, or a criminal offense resulting in serious bodily injury to any party who is or has been subjected to conduct that causes a reasonable apprehension of death, criminal sexual assault, or bodily injury. The bill also authorizes protective orders to be issued based on the issuance of a warrant for the arrest of the respondent for certain crimes. The protective order may be issued irrespective of the relationship between the petitioner and respondent. The bill does not affect provisions authorizing protective orders in cases of family abuse. Amends § 17.1-272, § 19.2-152.10, § 19.2-152.8, § 19.2-152.9, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/26/2011: Merged into SB1222

History

DateAction
01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100740D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2011Impact statement from (SB1091)
01/13/2011Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/13/2011Impact statement from VCSC (SB1091)
01/26/2011Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB1222-Barker) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1876.