Sexual and Domestic Violence, Advisory Committee on; established. (HB1954)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Mike Futrell (D-Woodbridge), and Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Advisory Committee on Sexual and Domestic Violence. Establishes the Advisory Committee on Sexual and Domestic Violence, which is tasked with advising and assisting governmental entities on matters related to the prevention and reduction of sexual and domestic violence in the Commonwealth, and the administration of grant funds to state and local programs that work in these areas. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission. Read the Bill »


02/04/2015: Merged into HB2092


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102498D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
01/21/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1954)
02/04/2015Referred from Rules
02/04/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/04/2015Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB2092-Peace)


June Hess writes:

Professionals do not have the tools they need to support and advocate for the, mostly, women and children who are the victims of domestic and sexual violence. How can we not help to balance the odds now being given to perpetrators?