Estatutos Estatales Seleccionados: District of Columbia

§ 22-933. Criminal Abuse of a Vulnerable Adult.

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§ 22-933. Criminal Abuse of a Vulnerable Adult.

A person is guilty of criminal abuse of a vulnerable adult if that person intentionally or knowingly:

(1) Inflicts or threatens to inflict physical pain or injury by hitting, slapping, kicking, pinching, biting, pulling hair or other corporal means;

(2) Uses repeated or malicious oral or written statements that would be considered by a reasonable person to be harassing or threatening; or

(3) Imposes unreasonable confinement or involuntary seclusion, including but not limited to, the forced separation from other persons against his or her will or the directions of any legal representative.