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Family Violence - Seizure of Lethal Weapons - Lethal Violence Protective Order

Sponsored by:

Delegate Valentino-Smith


In the House - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Authorizing certain persons to seek an ex parte lethal violence protective order by filing a petition alleging the respondent poses an immediate and present danger of causing personal injury or injury to others due to the accessibility of a firearm; requiring that certain records provided in a certain petition or considered as evidence in a proceeding under the Act be protected from public disclosure under certain circumstances; requiring a court to set a certain hearing no later than 14 days after receipt of a certain petition; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegates Valentino-Smith, Dumais, Atterbeary, Barve, Frush, Gutierrez, Jones, R. Lewis, Pena-Melnyk, Sanchez, Tarlau, and A. Washington
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Process Serving
Protection Orders
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Search and Seizure
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(4-533 through 4-542)

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February 8, 2018 10:43 P.M.