2010 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Prior Year Introduction As: SB 360/09 - JPR Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 244
Sponsored By:
Delegates Glenn, Anderson, Carter, Conaway, Robinson, Stukes, and Tarrant
Crimes - Elder Abuse or Neglect - Increased Penalties and Restrictions on Pretrial Release (The John H. Taylor Act)


Altering the penalties for the crime of causing abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult in the first or second degree; prohibiting a District Court commissioner from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant charged with causing abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult in the first or second degree; providing that a judge may authorize the pretrial release of the defendant on specified conditions; etc.

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 2/9 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
District Courts
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Elderly Persons
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pretrial Detention or Release
Sexual Offenses
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 3-604 , 3-604 , 3-605 , 3-605 )
Criminal Procedure
( 5-202 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :