Dating violence bill
HCS1/CI/LM - Make conforming amendments reflecting the change in terminology to the phrase "interpersonal protective order." HFA1( T. Establish KRS Chapter 456 and create new sections thereof to allow persons to petition for interpersonal protective orders when the person has been the victim of domestic violence and abuse, dating violence and abuse, sexual assault, or stalking; define terms; set forth legislative intent; establish procedures for the filing, review, and hearing of the petition and issuance and service of a resulting protective order; provide court processes and evidentiary standards, county attorney protocols, a process for filing, authenticating, and enforcing protective orders from other states, entry of the orders into law enforcement systems, and law enforcement responsibilities; set penalties for violation of the order and protocols for ordering GPS monitoring of a respondent; create a new section of KRS 403.715 to 403.785; provide transitional provisions in regard to the existing domestic violence order system; amend KRS 431.005 and 431.015 to account for arrests in dating violence situations; amend KRS 508.155 to provide a transition timeline for the existing stalking protective order system; create a new section of KRS Chapter 510 to establish a system for issuance of a protective order in rape, sodomy, and abuse cases; amend various other sections to conform; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2016. Yonts AN ACT relating to interpersonal protective orders.All Committees Aging and Long Term Care Agriculture and Rural Development Armed Services, Veterans Affairs, and Homeland Security Civil Justice Economic Development, Commerce, and Labor Community and Family Advancement Criminal Justice Education and Career Readiness Energy and Natural Resources Federalism and Interstate Relations Financial Institutions, Housing, and Urban Development Finance Government Accountability and Oversight Health Higher Education and Workforce Development Insurance Public Utilities Rules and Reference State and Local Government Transportation and Public Safety Ways and Means Finance Subcommittee on Agriculture Development and Natural Resources Finance Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education Finance Subcommittee on Primary and Secondary Education Finance Subcommittee on State Government and Agency Review Finance Subcommittee on Transportation State Rep. Ridgeville), HB 1 will allow victims of dating violence to obtain civil protective orders against their attacker, a protection currently allowed in every state except Ohio and Georgia.Lawmakers say they've been working on a policy like House Bill 8 or some version of it for the last nine years.“The bill has been a long time coming.It's here now, but as we all know, our job is not finished.But she was told there was no law to allow intervention based on the type of harassment and threats she reported. 24 last year, her ex-boyfriend, 21-year-old Andrew Allred, shot and killed Barwick and Ruschak at a home in Oviedo.
The victims would be given forms that explain their rights and remedies. Also, as in domestic violence cases, police officers could make an arrest based on probable cause.
Before this law passed, that kind of protection only applied to married couples, those who have children together, or people who live together.
It's legal action, Pat Byron wishes would have been around sooner.“Our daughter, Mary Byron was murdered on her 21st birthday in 1993 by her ex-boyfriend,” Byron told WDRB News.
“I applaud this institution and my colleagues for coming together to lead this bipartisan effort to modernize Ohio’s domestic violence laws and protect vulnerable Ohioans.” Women aged 18 to 24 face the highest rates of intimate partner violence.
In the United States, a woman is assaulted or beaten every nine seconds.
HB 1 will include individuals in ongoing, substantial, intimate and romantic relationships under Ohio’s definition, providing those victims access to essential protection.