2008 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 392
Sponsored By:
Delegates Dumais, Barve, Bobo, Doory, Eckardt, Feldman, Frick, Glenn, Gutierrez, Healey, Hecht, Hixson, Jones, Kaiser, Krebs, Krysiak, Kullen, Lee, Love, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Pendergrass, Shank, Stein, F. Turner, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
Domestic Violence - Enforcement of Protective Order


Authorizing a judge to order a law enforcement officer to use all reasonable and necessary force to enforce a temporary custody provision of a final protective order.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Judiciary
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (128-10)
Returned Passed
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 396

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Child Custody
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Protection Orders

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Family Law
( 4-506 , 4-506 , 4-506 , 4-507 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 13, 2008: Third Reading Passed (128-10)
March 29, 2008: Third Reading Passed (47-0)