Bill Text: VA HB2036 | 2019 | Regular Session | Prefiled


Bill Title: Larceny; prima facie evidence of intent to commit by employed caregiver of an adult.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-05 - Left in Courts of Justice [HB2036 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HB2036-Prefiled.html
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HOUSE BILL NO. 2036
Offered January 9, 2019
Prefiled January 7, 2019
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 18.2-96.2, relating to prima facie evidence of intent to commit larceny by employed caregiver of an adult.
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Patron-- McGuire
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Committee Referral Pending
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 18.2-96.2 as follows:

§18.2-96.2. Prima facie evidence of intent to commit larceny by employed caregiver of an adult.

In any prosecution of an employed caregiver of an adult for larceny, the pawning of property by such caregiver shall be prima facie evidence of intent to commit larceny of such property if (i) the property belongs to the adult the caregiver is employed to care for; (ii) the caregiver cares for such adult in the adult's home; (iii) the caregiver is not a family or household member, as defined in §16.1-228, of such adult; and (iv) the caregiver does not receive written authorization to take and pawn such property prior to pawning the property.

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