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Criminal Procedure - Victim Services Unit - Victims' Compensation

Sponsored by:

Senator Hough


In the House - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.

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 to maintain an office in Baltimore City to accept and provide assistance in processing claims; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to report on matters related to crime victims by December 31, 2020; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Hough, Cassilly, Norman, Peters, and Ready
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0247
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Baltimore City
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
Public Buildings and Facilities -see also- Stadiums; St Hse
Sexual Offenses
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
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)
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March 22, 2018 12:04 P.M.