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Enrolled House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Harassment and orders for protection. Defines "harassment" for purposes of civil orders for protection. Provides that a person who is a victim of harassment may file a petition for an order for protection against a person who commits harassment, and that a court may issue an order for protection against a person who commits harassment only after notice and a hearing. Provides that a court may impose certain terms and conditions upon a respondent when allowing a petitioner and respondent to occupy the same location. Specifies the powers of magistrates. Makes conforming changes. Harassment and orders for protection. Defines "harassment" for purposes of civil orders for protection. Provides that a person who is a victim of harassment may file a petition for an order for protection against a person who commits harassment, and that a court may issue an order for protection against a person who commits harassment only after notice and a hearing. Provides that a court may impose certain terms and conditions upon a respondent when allowing a petitioner and respondent to occupy the same location. Specifies the powers of magistrates. Makes conforming changes.