Honorable Abel Herrero, Chair, House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB1292 by Anchia (Relating to the issuance of protective orders for certain sexual, stalking, and trafficking offenses.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would add sexual abuse and trafficking to the list of offenses that would make a victim eligible for a protective order. The bill would also permit applications for certain protective orders to be filed in any county in which an element of the alleged offense occurred or any court with with jurisdiction over certain applicable protective orders.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
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