Crimes against incapacitated adults; penalty. (HB1512)

Introduced By

Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield)

Progress

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

Description

Crimes against incapacitated 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 adult is guilty of a separate and distinct Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill adds 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

01/31/2011: Merged into HB1633

History

DateAction
12/17/2010Committee
12/17/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100162D
12/17/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2011Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/19/2011Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB1633-Watts)
01/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1512)
01/31/2011Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB1633-Watts)