Protective orders; minor may petition on his own behalf without consent of parent or guardian. (HB674)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Protective orders; minors; jurisdiction.  Provides that a minor may petition for a protective order on his own behalf without the consent of a parent or guardian. The bill also provides that protective orders sought against individuals who are not family or household members of the person seeking the order may be brought in juvenile and domestic relations district court where the person seeking the order or the respondent is a juvenile. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100813D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/08/2012Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
02/14/2012Left in Courts of Justice