Protective orders, permanent; contact between petitioner and respondent, violation of orders. (SB174)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Permanent protective orders; contact between petitioner and respondent. Provides that when issuing a permanent protective order a court may impose certain conditions on the petitioner, including (i) prohibiting acts of violence, force, or threat or criminal offenses that may result in injury to person or property; (ii) prohibiting such contacts by the petitioner with the respondent or family or household members of the respondent as the court deems necessary for the health or safety of such persons; and (iii) any other relief necessary to prevent (a) acts of violence, force, or threat, (b) criminal offenses that may result in injury to person or property, or (c) communication or other contact of any kind by the petitioner. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102835D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/27/2022Impact statement from VCSC (SB174)
02/02/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2022Reported from Judiciary with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Committee substitute printed 22105831D-S1
02/02/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/07/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB174S1)
02/09/2022Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/10/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/10/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (9-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Committee substitute printed 22106015D-S2
02/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB174S2)
02/11/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee substitute rejected 22105831D-S1
02/14/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/14/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106015D-S2
02/14/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB174S2
02/15/2022Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2022Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2022Passed Senate (28-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
03/08/2022Left in Courts of Justice

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