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. Read the Bill »


01/30/2012: Merged into HB987


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