Misuse of power of attorney; financial exploitation of incapacitated adults by an agent, penalty. (SB124)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Travis Hackworth (R-Richlands)

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 incorporates SB 10 and SB 690 and is identical to HB 497. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100334D
01/07/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/19/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB124)
01/26/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2022Reported from Judiciary with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2022Committee substitute printed 22105064D-S1
01/26/2022Incorporates SB10 (Hackworth)
01/26/2022Incorporates SB690 (Mason)
01/28/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2022Read second time
01/31/2022Reading of substitute waived
01/31/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105064D-S1
01/31/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB124S1
02/01/2022Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB124S1)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/21/2022Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Read second time
02/24/2022Read third time
02/24/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Enrolled
02/28/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB124ER)
02/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB124ER)
02/28/2022Signed by President
02/28/2022Signed by Speaker
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 654 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0654)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB497 and SB690.

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