2010 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law
Sponsored By:
Delegates Simmons, Barkley, Kramer, Levi, McComas, Montgomery, Shank, and Valderrama
Family Law - Final Protective Order - Global Positioning Monitoring System


Authorizing a judge to order a respondent to wear or carry a global positioning monitoring system device as part of a final protective order if the judge finds by clear and convincing evidence that the respondent presents a risk of abuse to the petitioner; requiring the Department of State Police to monitor a respondent ordered to wear or carry a global positioning monitoring system device under the Act; requiring a judge to describe specifically the locations that the respondent has been ordered to remain away from; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Gerron S. Levi, District 23A
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Electronic Surveillance -see also- Wiretapping
Protection Orders
Rules and Regulations
State Police, Department of

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Family Law
( 4-506 , 4-506.2 )


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 :