Protective orders; prohibited contact, remote control of appliance, etc., by electronic device. (HB159)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Protective orders; prohibited contact; remote control of appliance, utility, or device by electronic device. Clarifies that a court entering a protective order may, as a condition of such protective order, prohibit the respondent from using any electronic device to remotely control any appliance, utility, or device located on or within the petitioner's residence or the curtilage thereof. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/21/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20
12/21/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104134D
12/21/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
12/27/2019Impact statement from VCSC (HB159)
01/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB159)
02/04/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/06/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/07/2020Continued to 2021 in Courts of Justice
02/11/2020Left in Courts of Justice


Lachele Carter writes:

I get 2 brother that’s lock up in I don’t think that they need all the time that they give them. It’s they first time in the jail in they got 20 years I don’t think that was fair for them to get all them years with out Parole.

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