Protective orders; human trafficking and sex trafficking, penalty. (HB475)

Introduced By

Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Protective orders; petition; human trafficking and sex trafficking; penalty. Adds to the definitions of "family abuse" and "act of violence, force, or threat" used in the protective order provisions that acts of violence, force, or threat include acts in furtherance of human trafficking or commercial sex trafficking. The bill also allows a minor to petition for a protective order on his own behalf without the consent of a parent or guardian and without doing so by next friend. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101278D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2022Impact statement from VCSC (HB475)
01/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB475)
02/15/2022Left in Courts of Justice

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