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HB 0331 - Domestic relations; family violence to include certain acts between persons through whom a past or present pregnancy has developed or persons in a past or present dating relationship for the granting of protective orders & other relief; revise defini

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Mandi Ballinger (R)
Last Action: 2/20/2019 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Judiciary - Non-Civil
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 331 amends and adds code section(s) 19-13-1 and 19-13-3.1 of the O.C.G.A relating to legal definitions 1.) a dating relationship and 2.) family violence for legal purposes. Family violence is specifically expanded to include acts between persons who experienced a past pregnancy or a past or present dating relationship.


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