Protective orders; workplace violence. (SB486)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workplace violence protective orders. Provides that an employer may petition the court for a preliminary protective order or a protective order to protect the health and safety of its employees. The bill provides that the venue for a workplace violence protective order is the jurisdiction where the workplace is located from which the petitioner seeks to have the respondent prohibited. Read the Bill »


02/02/2022: passed committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103935D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/14/2022Impact statement from VCSC (SB486)
01/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB486)
01/27/2022Assigned Judiciary sub: Civil Law
01/31/2022Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2022Reported from Judiciary with substitute (10-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Committee substitute printed 22105636D-S1
02/02/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/04/2022Impact statement from VCSC (SB486S1)
02/04/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB486S1)
02/10/2022Continued to 2023 in Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1015.


Bill Peabody writes:

seems simple enough. YES!

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