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The Intrafamily Offenses and Anti-Stalking Orders Amendment of 2018 (B22-0780)

  • John A. Wilson Building (Room 123) 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20004 United States (map)

This bill limits the availability of civil protection orders to intimate partners, household members, family members, and victims of sexual assault and abuse or sex trafficking. It expands the ability of minors to file civil protection orders. Among other things it establishes a civil protection process serving unit within the Metropolitan Police Department and creates new anti-stalking orders.         

If you would like to testify please email the committee at or call (202) 724-7808 by close of business June 18th. Provide your name, number, organization and title. Organizations are allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony. Individuals are allowed a maximum of three minutes.  Please provide 20 double-sided copies of your written testimony and, if possible, submit an electronic copy to

Please contact Fiona Oliphant at if you have any questions or would like additional information.