RI H7889 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 28 2018 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-06-06 - Committee recommends passage of Sub A
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Clarifies the procedures for seeking a protective order from district or family court and the requirements of the surrender of any firearms. Repeals outdated family court form for complaints for protection from abuse.

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Domestic Assault



2018-06-06HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2018-06-01HouseScheduled for consideration (06/06/2018)
2018-05-29HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2018-05-25HouseScheduled for consideration (05/29/2018)
2018-05-23HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2018-05-18HouseScheduled for consideration (05/23/2018)
2018-05-09HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2018-05-04HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/09/2018)
2018-04-23HouseCommittee postponed at request of sponsor (04/24/2018)
2018-04-18HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2018-02-28HouseIntroduced, referred to House Judiciary


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