HB0247 (CH0422)

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2018 Regular Session



Criminal Procedure - Victim Services Unit - Victims' Compensation

Sponsored by:

Chair, Judiciary Committee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 422

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 until at least July 1, 2020, for the purpose of accepting claims, providing assistance on filing claims, and holding hearings; requiring certain employees to maintain a certain work location; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
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
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
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 - 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 - Correctional Services
Article - Health - General

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May 21, 2018 12:41 P.M.