Incapacitated or elder adults; person who commits crimes against is guilty of misdemeanor. (SB1324)

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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100520D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2011Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/19/2011Impact statement from VCSC (SB1324)
01/24/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Committee substitute printed 11104433D-S1
01/24/2011Incorporates SB919
01/24/2011Rereferred to Finance
01/25/2011Impact statement from VCSC (SB1324S1)
02/08/2011Left in Finance