Family or household member; adds to existing definition. (SB1230)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Family or household member; definition. Adds to the existing definition of "family or household member" the person's aunt, aunt-in-law, step-aunt, uncle, uncle-in-law, step-uncle, niece, nephew, and first and second cousin who reside in the same home as the person, and any individual who is in, or has been in, a dating relationship with the person. The definition is used for purposes of statutes related to assault and battery against a family or household member, stalking a family or household member, protective orders, and the recruitment of persons for criminal street gangs. Technical changes are made to change descriptions of family relationships to gender-neutral terms. Amends § 16.1-228, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/04/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/04/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103582D
01/04/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2019Impact statement from VCSC (SB1230)

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Courts of Justice committee on 01/21/2019. It meets on Monday, 8:00 A.M. and Wednesday, 1/2 hour after adjournment - Senate Room B.

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