Protective orders; cases of family abuse, cellular telephone numbers or other electronic device. (HB262)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Protective orders; family abuse; cellular telephone number or electronic device. Provides that as a condition to be imposed by the court on the respondent, a petitioner with a protective order issued in a case that alleges family abuse and, where appropriate, any other family or household member may be granted exclusive use and possession of a cellular telephone number or electronic device. The bill further provides that a respondent may be enjoined from terminating a cellular telephone number or electronic device before the expiration of the contract term with a third-party provider. The bill provides that the court may enjoin the respondent from using a cellular telephone or electronic device to locate the petitioner. Amends § 16.1-253.1, § 16.1-279.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/03/2018Committee
01/03/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102527D
01/03/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/29/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2018Committee substitute printed 18105436D-H1
01/31/2018Read first time
02/01/2018Read second time
02/01/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105436D-H1
02/01/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB262H1
02/02/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Read third time
02/14/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Enrolled
02/16/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB262ER)
02/16/2018Signed by Speaker
02/19/2018Signed by President
02/19/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 19, 2018
02/19/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 26, 2018
02/26/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 38 (effective 7/1/18)
02/26/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0038)

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 1 minute.