2008 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 501
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kramer, Barkley, Conaway, Dwyer, Frank, Heller, Ivey, Kaiser, Kelly, Krebs, Manno, McComas, Montgomery, Myers, Shank, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, and Weldon
Criminal Law - Crimes Against the Elderly or Persons with a Disability - Penalties


Prohibiting a person from committing specified offenses against a person who is at least a specified age or a person with a specified disability; establishing a penalty; providing that a conviction under the Act does not merge with a conviction for an underlying offense; and providing that a sentence imposed for a violation of the Act is to be consecutive to and not concurrent with any other sentence imposed for other crimes.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Elderly Persons
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 10-801 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered