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Concerning sexual assault protection orders (Fain, Pedersen, Zeiger)

Addresses the duration and renewal of an ex parte order regarding sexual assault protection.

SUBSTITUTE BILL: Original bill was not considered in committee. The substitute bill:
•Provides that sexual assault protection orders may be permanent, rather than having a two-year maximum.
•Modifies the procedure for renewal of a sexual assault protection order to require renewal upon motion absent a showing by the respondent that the respondent will not engage in or attempt contact with the petitioner after the order expires.
•Establishes procedures for a respondent to petition to terminate or modify the terms of a sexual assault protection order, including terms related to firearms, dangerous weapons, or concealed pistol licenses.

Hearing Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 -- 10:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5256&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)