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Criminal Procedure - Victim Services Unit - Victims' Compensation

Sponsored by:

Chair, Judiciary Committee


In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Establishing a Victim Services Unit in the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention; transferring existing functions and operations of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and the sexual assault forensic examinations program to the Unit; requiring the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board office to remain in Baltimore City; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to report on matters related to crime victims by December 31, 2020; requiring certain employees to maintain a certain work location; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Departmental - Office of Crime Control and Prevention)
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0963
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1428 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
By Request of the Governor
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Chemical Tests
Child Abuse and Neglect
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Crime Control and Prevention, Governor's Office of
Criminal Injuries Compensation
Health, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Parole and Probation
Sexual Offenses
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services
Article - Criminal Procedure
(11-801, 11-803, 11-804, 11-805, 11-814, 11-815, 11-1007, 11-1101 through 11-1105, 11-816.1)
Article - Health - General

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March 16, 2018 12:32 P.M.