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2015 Regular Session



Domestic Violence - Persons Eligible for Relief

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Third Reading Passed (137-0)

Synopsis:Altering, for specified purposes relating to domestic violence, the definition of "person eligible for relief" to include an individual who has had a sexual relationship with a specified respondent within 1 year before filing of a specified petition; and establishing a specified exception to a provision that authorizes the court to include in a final protective order a requirement that specified individuals participate in specified counseling or a domestic violence program.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, Angel, Atterbeary, Barve, Campos, Clippinger, Cluster, Conaway, Gilchrist, Glenn, Hettleman, Hixson, Jalisi, Kelly, Kramer, Krebs, McComas, Metzgar, A. Miller, Moon, Pendergrass, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Smith, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Waldstreicher, and B. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0477
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0775 Session: 2014 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Protection Orders
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(4-501, 4-506)

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October 24, 2017 4:43 P.M.