Misuse of power of attorney; financial exploitation of incapacitated adults by an agent, penalty. (HB497)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News) with support from co-patron Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)

Progress

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

Description

Misuse of power of attorney; financial exploitation; incapacitated adults; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for an agent under a power of attorney to knowingly or intentionally engage in financial exploitation of an incapacitated adult who is the principal of that agent. The bill also provides that the agent's authority terminates upon such conviction. As introduced, this bill was a recommendation of the Virginia Criminal Justice Conference. This bill is identical to SB 124. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100840D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB497)
01/22/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/02/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/07/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB497)
02/07/2022Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Committee substitute printed 22105097D-H1
02/09/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB497H1)
02/09/2022Read first time
02/10/2022Read second time
02/10/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105097D-H1
02/10/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB497H1
02/11/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2022VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/21/2022Reported from Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Read third time
02/23/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Enrolled
02/25/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB497ER)
02/25/2022Signed by Speaker
02/25/2022Signed by President
03/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB497ER)
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 397 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0397)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB124 and SB690.

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