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CS/CS/HB 1099: Stalking

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Plakon ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bullard ; Dorworth ; Fullwood ; Julien ; Porth

Stalking; Provides certain injunctions issued by foreign court be accorded full faith & credit; provides that person who makes threat which places another person in reasonable fear for his or her safety or safety of his or her family members or individuals closely associated with person commits aggravated stalking; requires that sentencing court consider issuing injunction restraining defendant from contact with victim for up to 10 years; provides for injunction for protection against stalking or cyberstalking; prohibits clerk of court from assessing filing fee; provides exception; authorizes court to enforce violation of injunction for protection against stalking or cyberstalking through civil or criminal contempt; authorizes state attorney to use criminal procedures for violations; provides for award of economic damages for violations; provides that person may not possess any firearm or ammunition if current final injunction restrains person from committing stalking or cyberstalking.

Effective Date: 10/1/2012
Last Action: 4/29/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-153
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/20/2011 House • Filed
1/9/2012 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 107
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 107
1/27/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 12:30 pm, 404 HOB
1/31/2012 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -HJ 455
2/1/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/2/2012 House • Original reference(s) removed: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 452
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 452
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 448
2/14/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/16/12, 11:30 am, 404 HOB
2/16/2012 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 686
2/20/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 679
2/21/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 689
2/24/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
2/28/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 891
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/29/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 940
• CS passed; YEAS 113 NAYS 0 -HJ 941
2/29/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 827
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Budget -SJ 827
3/8/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Budget -SJ 979
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 979
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 950 -SJ 979
• Read 2nd time -SJ 979
• Read 3rd time -SJ 979
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 979
3/8/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1245
4/20/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/27/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/29/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-153