Incapacitated persons; abuse and neglect, financial exploitation, penalty. (HB1788)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Incapacitated persons;abuse and neglect; financial exploitation of incapacitated persons; penalty. Provides that any responsible person who abuses or neglects an incapacitated adult and such abuse or neglect results in any bodily injury, other than serious bodily injury, to the incapacitated adult is guilty of a Class 6 felony, which is in addition to the current Class 4 felony if such abuse or neglect results in serious bodily injury. The bill also expands the class of victims of the crime of financial exploitation of incapacitated persons to include persons incapacitated due to physical illness or disability, advanced age, or other causes. The current law applies only to victims who suffer from mental incapacity. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2017Committee
01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102285D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2017Impact statement from VCSC (HB1788)
01/30/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1788)
02/07/2017Left in Courts of Justice