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Family Law – Domestic Violence – Definition of Abuse

Sponsored by:

Delegate Angel


In the Senate - Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Altering the definition of "abuse" for purposes of certain provisions of law relating to domestic violence to include revenge porn.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Angel, Dumais, Atterbeary, Corderman, Gibson, Malone, McComas, Moon, Queen, Sanchez, Sydnor, and Valentino-Smith
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0803 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Board of
Harassment -see also- Threats
Pornography -see also- Nudity and Sexual Displays; Obscenity
Public Schools
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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March 29, 2018 5:01 P.M.