2009 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 454
Sponsored By:
Senators Forehand, Conway, Garagiola, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Rosapepe, Jacobs, Mooney, and Simonaire
Domestic Violence - Violation of Protective Order - Arrest


Clarifying that an officer is required to arrest with or without a warrant and take into custody a person who the officer has probable cause to believe has violated a specified provision of an interim, temporary, or final protective order in effect at the time of the violation, or a person who the officer has probable cause to believe has violated an order for protection issued by a court of another state or a Native American tribe under specified circumstances; 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
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 4/7 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Alexander X. Mooney, District 3
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Family Law
( 4-508.1 , 4-509 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 898076/01     Offered on: March 25, 2009   at: 12:47 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 27, 2009: Third Reading Passed (46-0)