2009 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 268

File Code: Family Law Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 302
Sponsored By:
The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Brochin, Forehand, Frosh, Harrington, Lenett, and Raskin
Entitled:
Family Law - Temporary Protective Orders - Surrender of Firearms

Synopsis:

Authorizing a judge in entering a temporary protective order to order the respondent to surrender to law enforcement authorities any firearm in the respondent's possession and to refrain from possessing any firearm for the duration of the order under specified circumstances; requiring a law enforcement officer to provide specified information to the respondent and to transport and store the firearm in a specified manner; making it a misdemeanor to fail to comply with an order to surrender firearms; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
1/23
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
1/27
Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
3/23
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
3/25
Favorable with Amendments
Laid Over (Senator Greenip) Adopted
3/26
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/28
Third Reading Passed (31-16)
4/4
Returned Passed
House Action
3/26
First Reading Judiciary
4/1
Hearing 4/3 at 1:00 p.m.
4/6
Favorable Report by Judiciary
4/1
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/2
Third Reading Passed (93-45)
Action after passage in Senate and House
5/19
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 490

Sponsored by:

President, The
Administration
Senator James Brochin, District 42
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Guns
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Penalties
Protection Orders
Storage
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Family Law
( 4-505 , 4-506.1 , 4-509 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Senate
Number: 958573/01     Offered on: March 26, 2009   at: 10:54 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
March 28, 2009: Third Reading Passed (31-16)
House
April 2, 2009: Third Reading Passed (93-45)