Sat. Jun 22nd, 2024

As used in this chapter, the term:

(1) ‘Dating relationship’ means a committed romantic relationship characterized by a level of intimacy that is not associated with mere friendship or between persons in an ordinary business, social, or educational context; provided, however, that such term shall not require sexual involvement.

(2) ‘Dating violence’ means the occurrence of one or more of the following acts between persons through whom a current pregnancy has developed or persons currently, or within the last six months were, in a dating relationship:

(A) Any felony; or

(B) Commission of the offenses of simple battery, battery, simple assault, or stalking.

OCGA § 19-13A-1Added by 2021 Ga. Laws 273,§ 2, eff. 7/1/2021.