2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kramer, Barkley, Heller, Kelly, Manno, McComas, Ramirez, Reznik, Rice, Shank, Smigiel, and Valderrama
Criminal Law - Crimes of Violence Against the Elderly or Persons with a Disability - Penalties


Prohibiting a person from committing a crime of violence against a person who is at least 68 years old or a person with a 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 occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26

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 Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 10-801 , 10-802 , 14-101 )


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