Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 7299 Session Year 2017
AN ACT CONCERNING STRENGTHENING LAWS CONCERNING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
To change the standard of fear required for the stalking statutes, include suffocation in the strangulation statutes, delete the requirement that the contents of a restraining order forwarded to law enforcement include the applicant's affidavit, amend the violations of conditions of release statute to provide for an enhanced penalty and amend presentence investigation statutes to prohibit the waiver of such investigation in the case of a family violence crime.