2013 Regular Session



Domestic Violence - Persons Eligible for Relief and Orders to Vacate Home

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Altering, for specified purposes relating to domestic violence, the definition of "person eligible for relief" to include an individual involved in a specified intimate relationship with the respondent and an individual who has had a sexual relationship with the respondent; expanding the instances in which a final protective order may order the respondent to vacate the home immediately and award temporary use and possession of the home to the person eligible for relief; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, Clippinger, Glass, Glenn, Hough, Ivey, A. Kelly, Lee, Luedtke, McDermott, A. Miller, Parrott, Rosenberg, Simmons, Smigiel, Swain, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, and Waldstreicher
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0490
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Protection Orders
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(4-501, 4-506)

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October 24, 2017 1:05 P.M.