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SB 291 would allow protective orders for abused minors


February 19, 2023

Sen. Casey Murdock, R-Felt, welcomed the Ringwood FCCLA to the Capitol this past week.

We've concluded the second week of the legislative session, with some 300 bills being approved so far in committee. Legislation that has already been approved in committee have begun receiving floor votes as well, with the full Senate approving 16 measures in the first two weeks.

Last week I told you about one of the measures I filed this session that deals with children who are victims of domestic abuse. Under current law, adults who are being stalked or harassed by their abuser can obtain a Victims Protective Order (VPO). Unfortunately, there is no mechanism to allow children to obtain th...

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