HB0314 (CH0551)

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2016 Regular Session



Peace Orders - Grounds for Relief

Sponsored by:

Delegate Atterbeary


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 551

Synopsis:Adding misuse of telephone facilities and equipment, misuse of electronic communication or interactive computer service, revenge porn, and visual surveillance to the list of offenses alleged to have been committed by a respondent against a victim for which a peace order request or a peace order petition may be filed under specified circumstances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Atterbeary, Cluster, Dumais, Ebersole, Glass, Hill, Kelly, Lam, Malone, McComas, Morales, Parrott, Pendergrass, Proctor, Smith, Turner, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, B. Wilson, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0346
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Correctional Officers
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Electronic Surveillance -see also- Wiretapping
Pornography -see also- Nudity and Sexual Displays; Obscenity
Protection Orders
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(3-1503, 3-8A-19.1)

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October 24, 2017 4:58 P.M.