Protective orders; assault and battery; penalty. (HB2301)

Introduced By

Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Protective orders; assault and battery; penalty. Provides that a person who is the subject of a protective order who commits an assault and battery resulting in bodily injury on the person protected by the order is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Currently, the assault and battery must result in serious bodily injury in order for the offense to be punishable as a Class 6 felony. Read the Bill »


02/04/2015: Merged into HB2007


01/21/2015Presented and ordered printed 15101925D
01/21/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2015Impact statement from VCSC (HB2301)
01/30/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/02/2015Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB2007-Bell, Robert B.)
02/04/2015Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB2007-Bell, Robert B.)