Financial exploitation of elderly or disabled; property taken by intimidation or deception, penalty. (HB902)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville) with support from co-patron Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Financial exploitation of the elderly and disabled.  Provides that any person who is in a position of trust or confidence with an elderly or disabled adult and who by intimidation or deception knowingly takes control of, or otherwise uses, the elderly or disabled adult's property with the intent to permanently deprive that person of such property is guilty of financial exploitation. Financial exploitation is punished as a Class 1 misdemeanor if the value of the property expropriated is less than $200 in a six-month period and a Class 6 felony if the value of the property expropriated is $200 or more in a six-month period. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102674D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2010Impact statement from VCSC (HB902)
02/16/2010Left in Courts of Justice