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SB 1218: Batterers’ Intervention Programs


Batterers’ Intervention Programs; Requiring the Department of Children and Families to certify and monitor specified batterers’ intervention programs; requiring programs to have certain safety measures in place; providing requirements for program orientation and weekly group sessions; authorizing the department to reject or suspend certification of a program for failure to comply with the requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/10/2021 Senate • Filed
    1/5/2022 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 81
    1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 81
    3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

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  • SB 1218, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/10/2021 at 2:31 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1220 Fees/Batterers’ Intervention Programs Bracy Linked Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    741.281 Court to order batterers’ intervention program attendance. Page 7 (pdf)
    741.2902 Domestic violence; legislative intent with respect to judiciary’s role. Page 8 (pdf)
    741.30 Domestic violence; injunction; powers and duties of court and clerk; petition; notice and hearing; temporary injunction; issuance of injunction; statewide verification system; enforcement; public records exemption. Page 8 (pdf)
    741.31 Violation of an injunction for protection against domestic violence. Page 15 (pdf)
    741.325 Requirements for batterers’ intervention programs. Page 2 (pdf)
    948.038 Batterers’ intervention program as a condition of probation, community control, or other court-ordered community supervision. Page 16 (pdf)

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