Crimes against incapacitated or elder adults; penalty. (SB285)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Crimes against incapacitated or elder adults; penalty.  Provides that any person who commits an offense set forth in Chapter 4 (crimes against the person), Chapter 5 (crimes against property), or Chapter 6 (crimes involving fraud) of Title 18.2, knowing or having reason to know that the victim of the offense is an incapacitated or elder adult, is guilty of a separate and distinct Class 1 misdemeanor if the underlying offense is a misdemeanor and a separate and distinct Class 6 felony if the underlying offense is a felony. The bill also provides that if the offender is a person responsible for the care of the victim, punishment shall include a mandatory minimum term of confinement of 30 days if the underlying offense is a misdemeanor and a mandatory minimum term of confinement of six months if the underlying offense is a felony. Read the Bill »

Status

02/01/2012: Merged into SB431

History

  • 01/10/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
  • 01/10/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100461D
  • 01/10/2012 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/13/2012 Impact statement from VCSC (SB285)
  • 01/30/2012 Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB431-Stuart) (15-Y 0-N)
  • 02/01/2012 Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB431-Stuart) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)