Teen dating violence legislation

25-Aug-2019 21:09

We've published our findings in a report that offers five recommendations for strengthening teen dating violence prevention efforts in Rhode Island.

Visit our Teen Center to find resources and information for young people in RI, and to learn about our public awareness efforts in February, national Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.

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This is a list of enacted legislation through 2014 that addresses teen dating violence.

A protection order (also known as a restraining order) can help protect victims of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from the person being abusive.

This handout from Break the Cycle explains what a protection order is, who can get one, how to get one, and what protections they can provide.

The penalties provided in this section are in addition to the penalties provided for an underlying offense and any sentence imposed pursuant to the provisions of the section must be served consecutively to a sentence imposed for an underlying offense.

(D) A victim, sixteen years of age or older, of a violation of this section may seek an order of protection pursuant to the provisions of Article 1, Chapter 4, Title 20 in the family court or a restraining order in magistrates court pursuant to the provisions of Article 17, Chapter 3, Title 16, without parental or guardian consent; however, the parent or guardian of the victim must be notified by the appropriate court within twenty-four hours of the issuance of the order of protection or restraining order.

This act may be cited as the 'Teen Dating Violence Prevention Act'. (A) For purposes of this article, the term: (1) 'Teen dating violence' means physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence between persons, whether heterosexual or same gender, eighteen years of age or younger within a dating relationship.(C) A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of the offense of teen dating violence and must be punished, upon conviction, pursuant to the provisions of Section 16-25-20(B).A violation of the provisions of this section is not considered a lesser-included offense of one of the offenses listed in subsection (A)(2).TY - JOURT1 - Putting Policy Into Practice T2 - Examining School Districts’ Implementation of Teen Dating Violence Legislation AU - Jackson, Robin D. AU - Talbot, Kathleen PY - 2014/7/1Y1 - 2014/7/1N2 - Texas was the first state to pass a law requiring school districts to develop and adopt a dating violence policy.AB - Texas was the first state to pass a law requiring school districts to develop and adopt a dating violence policy.

This act may be cited as the 'Teen Dating Violence Prevention Act'. (A) For purposes of this article, the term: (1) 'Teen dating violence' means physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence between persons, whether heterosexual or same gender, eighteen years of age or younger within a dating relationship.

(C) A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of the offense of teen dating violence and must be punished, upon conviction, pursuant to the provisions of Section 16-25-20(B).

A violation of the provisions of this section is not considered a lesser-included offense of one of the offenses listed in subsection (A)(2).

TY - JOURT1 - Putting Policy Into Practice T2 - Examining School Districts’ Implementation of Teen Dating Violence Legislation AU - Jackson, Robin D. AU - Talbot, Kathleen PY - 2014/7/1Y1 - 2014/7/1N2 - Texas was the first state to pass a law requiring school districts to develop and adopt a dating violence policy.

AB - Texas was the first state to pass a law requiring school districts to develop and adopt a dating violence policy.

This report provides an overview of state laws and reporting requirements for sexual activities involving minors and individual reporting responsibilities.