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2012 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 561
Sponsored By:
Delegates Glass, Braveboy, Dwyer, Frush, Hixson, Hough, Howard, Ivey, Jacobs, Kaiser, McComas, McDonough, A. Miller, Ready, Rosenberg, Ross, Schulz, Serafini, Stocksdale, Stukes, and Vitale
Family Law - Protective Orders - Additional Relief


Authorizing a judge, in a final protective order, to order the respondent to remain a specified distance away from the residence, place of employment, school, or temporary residence of a person eligible for relief.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable Report by Judiciary
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Sponsored by:

Delegate Glen Glass, District 34A
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Michael J. Hough, District 3B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Jay A. Jacobs, District 36
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Justin Ready, District 5A
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Kelly Schulz, District 4A
Delegate Andrew A. Serafini, District 2A
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Cathy Vitale, District 33A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Protection Orders
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statute:

Family Law
( 4-506 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 8, 2012: Third Reading Passed (135-0)
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