Crimes against incapacitated or elder adults; penalty. (SB556)

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 adds that if the offender is a person responsible for the care of the victim, punishment for a misdemeanor shall include a mandatory minimum term of confinement of 30 days, and punishment for a felony shall include a mandatory minimum term of confinement of six months. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101755D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/20/2010Impact statement from VCSC (SB556)
02/03/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Rereferred to Finance
02/03/2010Committee substitute printed 10105008D-S1
02/04/2010Impact statement from VCSC (SB556S1)
02/09/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB556S1)
02/10/2010Continued to 2011 in Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2010Left in Finance