2009 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Prior Year Introduction As: SB 42/08 - JPR
Sponsored By:
Senators Frosh, Brochin, Forehand, Muse, and Raskin
Family Law - Protective Orders - Surrender of Firearms


Authorizing a judge in entering a temporary protective order to order the respondent to surrender to law enforcement authorities any firearm in the respondent's possession for the duration of the temporary protective order; requiring a law enforcement officer to provide information to the respondent on the process for retaking possession of a surrendered firearm and to provide for safe storage of the firearm; 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 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator James Brochin, District 42
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Protection Orders
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Family Law
( 4-505 , 4-506.1 )


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