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2016 Regular Session



Domestic Violence - Education and Definition of Abuse

Sponsored by:

Delegate Angel


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Requiring the State Board of Education to encourage county boards of education to incorporate age-appropriate lessons on domestic violence into specified curriculum; altering the definition of "abuse" for purposes of specified provisions of law relating to domestic violence to include harassment and malicious destruction of property; and defining harassment and malicious destruction of property.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Angel, Szeliga, Atterbeary, Barkley, D. Barnes, Bromwell, Carr, Carter, Cullison, Davis, Dumais, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Glenn, Gutierrez, Hettleman, Hill, C. Howard, Jackson, Jalisi, Kelly, Knotts, Lam, Lisanti, Luedtke, McComas, McCray, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, Rey, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, Sanchez, Simonaire, Smith, Sydnor, Tarlau, Waldstreicher, Walker, A. Washington, M. Washington, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0960
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Abuse -see also- Child Abuse & Neg.; Elder Abuse & Neg., etc
Child Abuse and Neglect
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Elder Abuse and Neglect
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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October 24, 2017 5:06 P.M.