Adopted by House 4-1-2009

HB2788 H JUD AMT 3-27

"A BILL to amend and reenact §61-2-29 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §61-2-29a, all relating to a care giver causing financial harm or physical injury to an incapacitated adult; defining terms; establishing and revising criminal penalties for neglect and abuse causing injury and serious injury to an incapacitated adult; and revising current penalties for misappropriation or misuse of funds or assets of an incapacitated adult."