2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1247
Sponsored By:
Senators Forehand, Jacobs, and Muse
Criminal Procedure - Domestic Violence - Lethality Assessment and Global Positioning Satellite Tracking


Requiring a court, in a county that implements a global positioning satellite tracking system program, to require, as a condition of a defendant's pretrial release on a charge of violating a protective order, that the defendant undergo a specified lethality assessment evaluation; requiring a court to order that a specified defendant be supervised by means of active electronic monitoring as a condition of bail under specified circumstances; requiring a specified defendant to pay specified fees; 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 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Parole and Probation
Pretrial Detention or Release
Protection Orders
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 5-202 , 6-221 )
Family Law
( 4-509 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered