Protective orders; various changes to provisions governing those issued by court, venue. (SB300)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Protective orders; juveniles; venue.  Makes various changes to the provisions governing protective orders issued by a juvenile and domestic relations district court, including (i) clarifying that only violations related to trespass, criminal offenses, acts of abuse, or prohibited contacts are Class 1 misdemeanors; (ii) clarifying that juvenile and domestic relations district courts have jurisdiction over all protective orders that involve juveniles, whether as petitioner or as respondent; and (iii) allowing judges to prohibit contact between the respondent and the petitioner's family.

The bill also creates a venue statute for protective orders issued under Chapter 9.1 of Title 19.2. Amends § 16.1-241, § 16.1-253.2, § 16.1-253.4, § 16.1-260, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102975D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2012Committee substitute printed 12104423D-S1
01/24/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2012Passed by for the day
01/26/2012Read second time
01/26/2012Reading of substitute waived
01/26/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104423D-S1
01/26/2012Reading of amendment waived
01/26/2012Amendment by Senator Howell agreed to
01/26/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB300ES1
01/26/2012Printed as engrossed 12104423D-ES1
01/27/2012Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/29/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
03/02/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Committee substitute printed 12105758D-H1
03/06/2012Read second time
03/07/2012Read third time
03/07/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105758D-H1
03/07/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB300H1
03/07/2012Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2012House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2012Title replaced 12105758D-H1
03/09/2012Enrolled
03/09/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB300ER)
03/09/2012Signed by Speaker
03/10/2012Signed by President
03/19/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB300ER)
04/05/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 637 (effective 7/1/12)
04/05/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0637)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.