1997 Regular Session


File Code: Human Relations Prior Year Introduction As: HB 335/96 - JUD
Sponsored By:
Delegates Grosfeld, Menes, Cryor, Pendergrass, Parker, Genn, R. Baker, Goldwater, Petzold, Valderrama, Pitkin, Dypski, Jacobs, Mandel, Hubbard, Hecht, Frush, Heller, Cadden, Kopp, Workman, Healey, Shriver, Howard, Bobo, Ciliberti, Faulkner, Kagan, Marriott, Snodgrass, Turner, Hixson, McIntosh, Hutchins, Stup, Hammen, and Krysiak
Domestic Violence - Penalties


Making it a misdemeanor subject to certain penalties for a respondent in a proceeding for relief from domestic abuse to willfully fail to complete counseling or a domestic violence program ordered by the court in a protective order.

Legislative History

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action
Sponsored by:
Delegate Sharon M. Grosfeld, District 18
Delegate Rushern L. Baker, III, District 22B
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Joan Cadden, District 31
Delegate Barrie S. Ciliberti, District 39
Delegate Jean B. Cryor, District 15
Delegate Cornell N. Dypski, District 46
Delegate Patricia Anne Faulkner, District 14A
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Gilbert J. Genn, District 16
Delegate Marilyn R. Goldwater, District 16
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22A
Delegate Sue C. Hecht, District 3
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Sheila Ellis Hixson, District 20
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23
Delegate Thomas E. Hutchins, District 28
Delegate Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Delegate Cheryl C. Kagan, District 17
Delegate Nancy K. Kopp, District 16
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Adrienne A. Mandel, District 19
Delegate Salima Siler Marriott, District 40
Delegate Maggie L. McIntosh, District 42
Delegate Pauline H. Menes, District 21
Delegate Joan N. Parker, District 10
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13A
Delegate Carol Stoker Petzold, District 19
Delegate Joan B. Pitkin, District 23
Delegate Mark K. Shriver, District 15
Delegate Louise V. Snodgrass, District 3
Delegate J. Anita Stup, District 3
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13A
Delegate David M. Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Betty Workman, District 1B
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
Bill affects the following Statute:
Family Law
( 4-509 )


Bill Text:
First Reading (PDF), Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal Note: Available (PDF)