Expanded version of Joan’s Law to be heard this Thursday, 10/6/16

A373, the expanded version of Joan’s Law, will be heard in the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 1pm.  The meeting will be held on the 4th floor of the State House Annex, Committee Room 11.

Another bill will also be heard at that time: A315, known as “Lisa’s Law”, which calls for the establishment of a pilot program to allow electronic monitoring in certain cases where a domestic violence order of protection has been in violated, and notification of the victim of the offenders whereabouts should they again violate the protective order. This bill appropriates $2.5 million for the pilot program. .