SB 1412 — Orders of No Contact
by Senator Simmons
This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.
Prepared by: Judiciary Committee (JU)
This bill clarifies that the duty of a defendant to avoid contact with a victim is contingent upon the issuance of a “no contact” order. An order of no contact generally prohibits a defendant from being near or communicating with a victim.
If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2016.
Vote: Senate 38-0; House 116-0.