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Enhancing Victim Safety & Protection

Firearm – (11 Del.C § 1448) Firearms pose a particular threat to victims of domestic violence. In the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence’s 2012 publication, Gun Laws Matter 2012: understanding the Link between Weak Laws and Gun Violence, the Law Center ranked Delaware 11th out of 50 states for its gun violence prevention laws. […]

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Legislative Committee

The Legislative Committee reviews proposed legislation addressing domestic violence and sexual assault issues and considers legislative initiatives to be sponsored by the DVCC. Participation on the Committee includes representatives from the General Assembly, the Department of Justice, the courts, law enforcement, advocates and community partners.  

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Legislative Updates

  Senate Bill 55 AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE FAMILY COURT OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE. This bill extends ex parte Protection From Abuse orders from 10 days to 15 days. Primary Sponsor: Senator Patricia Blevins Signed by the Governor: August 10, 2016   Senate Bill 209 […]

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