2011 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law
Sponsored By:
Delegates Alston, Afzali, Anderson, Beidle, Burns, Carter, Conaway, Cullison, Griffith, Howard, Jacobs, K. Kelly, Lee, McComas, McDermott, Nathan-Pulliam, Smigiel, V. Turner, Vallario, Vaughn, Vitale, Walker, and Washington
Domestic Violence - Timely Reporting


Requiring a petition for a protective order to be filed within 30 days after the alleged act of abuse on which the petition is based.

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 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, District 24
Delegate Kathy Afzali, District 4A
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Jay A. Jacobs, District 36
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24
Delegate Cathy Vitale, District 33A
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Protection Orders

Bill affects the following Statute:

Family Law
( 4-504 )


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 :