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The statutes were updated in November, 2018, and contain all actions of the
2018 legislative session.

Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 028 : ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND EXPLOITATION OF VULNERABLE ADULTS

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 1378)
  • § 1378. Neglect

    (a) A caregiver who intentionally or recklessly neglects a vulnerable adult shall be imprisoned not more than 18 months or fined not more than $10,000.00, or both.

    (b) A caregiver who violates subsection (a) of this section, and as a result of such neglect, serious bodily injury occurs to the vulnerable adult, shall be imprisoned not more than 15 years or fined not more than $10,000.00, or both. (Added 2005, No. 79, § 2.)