Kayla’s Law

‘Kayla’s Law’ domestic violence bill clears committee with bipartisan vote

BY: - March 22, 2023

The proposal would allow survivors of domestic violence to testify remotely against their alleged abusers and increase the statute of limitations for prosecution of misdemeanor domestic violence. Kayla Hammonds was afraid to go to court. She couldn’t bear the thought of facing her ex-boyfriend in the courtroom alone, so she’d bring her sister for moral support.