Financial exploitation of elderly or vulnerable adults; penalty. (HB882)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Financial exploitation of elderly or vulnerable adults; barrier crimes; penalty.  Provides that it is a Class 5 felony to knowingly, by deception, intimidation, undue influence, coercion, harassment, duress, or misrepresentation, use, obtain, convert, or take control of an elderly or vulnerable adult's property or financial resources with the intent to temporarily or permanently deprive the adult of the use, benefit, or possession of the property or financial resources. If the violation is by a caregiver or person with a fiduciary relationship, it is a Class 3 felony. The bill also prohibits a person convicted of the offense from working at a nursing home, home care organization, hospice, assisted living facility, adult day care center, or state facility of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. Amends § 32.1-126.01, § 32.1-162.9:1, § 37.2-314, § 63.2-1720, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/30/2012: Merged into HB987


  • 01/11/2012 Committee
  • 01/11/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102638D
  • 01/11/2012 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/12/2012 Impact statement from VCSC (HB882)
  • 01/20/2012 Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
  • 01/30/2012 Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB987-Loupassi)