HB 33 – Broaden Applicability of Domestic Violence Statutes

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Harry Warren (R-Rowan); Rep. Timothy Moffitt (R-Henderson); Rep. Lee Zachary (R-Forsyth, Yadkin)


This bill alters the definition of “personal relationship” as used in domestic violence statutes to remove the requirement that the relationship involve persons of the opposite sex – the current definition is limited to persons of the opposite sex who are or have been in a dating relationship.


Filed – 1/28/2021

This bill was referred to the following House Committees:

-Judiciary 3

-Rules, Calendar, Operations