RI H5023 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-13 - Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Expands family court jurisdiction to enter protective orders to provide for the safety and welfare of household pets in domestic abuse situations.

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Domestic Abuse Prevention



2019-02-13HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-02-08HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/13/2019)
2019-01-04HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary

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