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Senate Bill 0479


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Senate Bill 0479

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF SB 479 (Updated April 25, 2003 4:25 PM - DI 107)

Protective orders. Requires the clerk of a court that issues a workplace violence restraining order to provide a copy of the order and the confidential sheet to the employer. Specifies that a workplace violence restraining order may not be issued if the dispute is related to a strike or labor dispute. Requires the division of state court administration to develop and adopt forms for no contact orders and workplace violence restraining orders. Amends the definitions of employee and employer. Requires certain language to appear on a protective order, no contact order, and workplace violence restraining order. Provides that a parent in a paternity or divorce proceeding may request a protective order against the other parent from the court in which the paternity or divorce matter is pending. Provides that a court may issue certain types of relief in a protective order before a hearing. Provides that a court may consider violation of a no contact order or a workplace violence restraining order in determining the sentence to impose for a crime. Provides that a law enforcement officer may arrest a person if the officer has probable cause that the person interfered or prevented the reporting of a crime. Provides that under the domestic battery statute, a court shall review certain factors when considering if someone is living as a spouse of another individual. Makes technical corrections.
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