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2017 Regular Session



Domestic Violence - Education and Definition of Abuse

Sponsored by:

Senator Peters


In the Senate - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)

Synopsis:Requiring the State Board of Education to encourage county boards of education to incorporate age-appropriate lessons on domestic violence into a 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:Senators Peters, Muse, and Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0803
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0960 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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 -see also- Vulnerable Adults
Harassment -see also- Threats
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Education
Article - Family Law

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November 28, 2017 1:13 P.M.