Elderly or incapacitated adults; financial exploitation, penalties. (HB1781)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station)

Progress

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

Description


Financial exploitation of elderly or incapacitated adults; penalties. Provides that it is a felony punishable by imprisonment in a state correctional facility for not less than one nor more than 20 years to knowingly and without legal justification, by deception, intimidation, undue influence, coercion, harassment, duress, or misrepresentation, use, obtain, convert, or take control of an incapacitated adult's money, assets, property, or financial resources with the intent to permanently deprive the adult of the use, benefit, or possession of the property or financial resources. If the violation is by a caregiver or person in a position of trust, it is a Class 3 felony. The bill allows forfeiture of personal property used in connection with the crime. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

  • 01/08/2013 Committee
  • 01/08/2013 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103503D
  • 01/08/2013 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/09/2013 Impact statement from VCSC (HB1781)
  • 02/05/2013 Left in Courts of Justice