Protective orders; violation of provisions. (SB1620)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

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

Description

Violation of provisions of protective orders; entering the lands, buildings, or premises owned or leased by protected party prohibited; penalties. Provides that any person subject to a protective order who enters the lands, buildings, or premises owned or leased by a protected party while the protected party is present, or enters and remains in or on the lands, buildings, or premises owned or leased by the protected party until the party arrives, is guilty of a Class 6 felony. Under current law, such person is guilty of a Class 6 felony only if he enters the home of the protected party while the protected party is present or enters and remains in the home of the protected party until such party arrives. Amends § 16.1-253.2, § 18.2-60.4, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102950D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2019Impact statement from VCSC (SB1620)

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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