Financial exploitation of adults; documentation referred to local law-enforcement agency. (HB248)

Introduced By

Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg) with support from co-patron Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Financial exploitation of adults. Provides that upon receipt of a report of suspected financial exploitation of an adult 60 years old or older or incapacitated in which financial losses to such adult resulting from the exploitation are suspected to be greater than $50,000, the local department of social services or adult protective services hotline shall immediately refer the matter and all relevant documentation to both the Department of State Police and the local law-enforcement agency where the adult resides or where the alleged exploitation took place, or if these places are unknown, where the alleged exploitation was discovered, for investigation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/30/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102731D
12/30/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB248)
01/18/2016Referred from Courts of Justice
01/18/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/25/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/25/2016Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/02/2016Assigned to sub: Public Safety
02/02/2016Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/02/2016Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/04/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/08/2016Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB248)
02/10/2016Read first time
02/11/2016Read second time
02/11/2016Committee amendments agreed to
02/11/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB248E
02/11/2016Printed as engrossed 16102731D-E
02/12/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE(99-Y 0-N)
02/12/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB248E)
02/15/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2016Rereferred from Courts of Justice (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/26/2016Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2016Read third time
03/01/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB248ER)
03/02/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB248ER)
03/02/2016Signed by Speaker
03/05/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/05/2016Signed by President
03/07/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/16
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/11/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 408 (effective 7/1/16)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0408)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0408)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB291 and HB513.