§444-10.7  Enhanced penalties when elderly persons are targeted.  If any person is found to have violated section 444-9 and the violation is committed against elderly persons, in addition to any other penalty set forth or imposed, the court may impose a fine of up to $20,000, or imprisonment up to one year, or both.  As used in this section, "elderly person" means a person who is sixty-five years of age or older. [L 1996, c 172, pt of §2; am L 2014, c 32, §1]


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  Some other actions or penalties for violations committed against elders, see §§28-94, 412:3-114.5, 480-13, 480-13.5, 485A-603.5, 485A-604.5, and 487-14.