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2019 House Bill 4260: Authorize enhanced penalty for assaulting a vulnerable adult
Introduced by Rep. Sarah Anthony (D) on February 26, 2019
To expand the definition of embezzling from a vulnerable adult or older person to include a rebuttable presumption that a transfer of $10,000 or more from the person to a non-relative who the victim knew for less than two years was the result of fraud, deceit, misrepresentation, coercion, or unjust enrichment. Also, to revise references in the a state law authorizing sanctions for embezzling from a vulnerable adult to reflect the proposal in House Bill 4254 to also authorize enhanced penalties where the victim is age 65 or older.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on February 26, 2019
Reported in the House on September 18, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Judiciary with the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on September 18, 2019