Authorizing a certain person to petition for a peace order or protective order against another person whom the petitioner alleges has engaged in coercive and controlling behavior toward the petitioner; and defining "coercive control" as repeated or continuous behavior toward an adult that is controlling, has a serious effect on the other person, and the individual who engages in the behavior knows or should reasonably know it will have a serious effect on the other individual.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2022
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