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Chapter 9 Domestic Violence

Appendix C

Checklist of Federal Domestic Violence Statutes/Offenses

  • Domestic Violence Offenses.

    • Interstate travel to commit domestic violence - 18 U.S.C. §2261.

    • Interstate stalking - 18 U.S.C. §2261A.

    • Interstate travel to violate a Protection Order - 18 U.S.C. §2262.

  • Firearms Offenses.

    • Possession of a firearm while subject to a Protection Order - 18 U.S.C. §922(g)(8).

    • Transfer of a firearm to a person subject to a Protection Order - 18 U.S.C. §922(d)(8).

    • Possession of a firearm after conviction of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence - 18 U.S.C. §922(g)(9).

    • Transfer of a firearm to a person convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence - 18 U.S.C. §922(d)(9).

    • Official use exemption from firearms offenses (except §§922(d)(9) and 922(g)(9)) - 18 U.S.C. §925(a)(1).

  • Other Relevant Statutes.

    • Full Faith and Credit - 18 U.S.C. §2265.

    • Brady statement - 18 U.S.C. §922(s).

    • Right of victim to be heard at bail hearing - 18 U.S.C. §2263.

    • Other victims' rights - 18 U.S.C. §10606(b).

    • Restitution - 18 U.S.C. §2264.

    • Self-Petitioning for battered immigrant women and children - 8 U.S.C. §1154.

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Chapter 9 Domestic Violence June 2002

This document was last updated on December 28, 2004