Physically disabled or socially isolated persons; penalty for financial exploitation. (HB469)

Introduced By

Del. Joseph Yost (R-Blacksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Financial exploitation of physically disabled or socially isolated persons. Provides that it is unlawful for any person who knows or should know that another person suffers from a physical disability or social isolation to, through the use of that other person's physical disability or social isolation, take, obtain, or convert money or other thing of value belonging to that other person with the intent to permanently deprive him thereof. A violation is punishable as larceny. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2014Committee
01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102352D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/08/2014Impact statement from VCSC (HB469)
01/09/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB469)
02/12/2014Left in Courts of Justice

Comments

spotter writes:

This is all very nice, but how about making a real difference by looking into how our publicly funded guardianship programs like Jewish Family Service of Tidewater and Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia socially isolate their victims, bounce checks, and cover up their misdeeds?

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