Crimes against seniors; increases criminal penalties when victim is 60 years of age or older. (HB1154)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Penalty for certain crimes against adults 60 years of age or older.  Increases criminal penalties when the victim of the offense is 60 years of age or older and the offender knows or reasonably should know the victim of the offense is 60 years of age or older, as follows:

Any person who commits a grand larceny shall be punished by a term of imprisonment of not less than two nor more than 20 years.

Any person who obtains money by false pretenses is guilty of a Class 3 felony.

Any person who signs another's name to a writing is guilty of a Class 4 felony.

Any person who commits an identity theft resulting in financial loss of greater than $200 is guilty of a Class 5 felony.

Any person who commits a second or subsequent offense pursuant to 18.2-213.2 shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of two years, in addition to the punishment provided for such offense. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Committee
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102326D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2010Impact statement from VCSC (HB1154)
02/16/2010Left in Courts of Justice